|Birth Name||Andrew Christopher Brees|
|Father||Eugene Wilson Brees II|
|Weight||95 kg (209 lbs)|
|Net Worth||$160 million|
Drew Brees is a former American football quarterback player who played for the New Orleans Saints and Saint Diego Chargers of the NFL.
After 20 years in NFL and 15 years with the Saints, Drew has now retired as a quarterback football player on 11 June 2021 as per the retired list of Saints.
Alongside his football career, the 13 times pro bowl winner Drew is also an author whose priorities in life are faith, family, football, and philanthropy.
Here let’s learn more about the prominent personality, Drew Brees all from his family to married life, kids name, and earnings.
Married Life And Wife
Drew Brees is happily married to his college sweetheart Brittany Dudchenko. They both studied Industrial management at Purdue University. His wife Britanny was born in Syracuse, Indiana to father Pete Dudchenko and mother Kathie Dudchenko.
Together since the second year of their college Drew and Brees tied the knot on a beautiful wedding ceremony that was held on 8 February 2003.
Drew and his wife have launched a charity organization named The Brees Dream Foundation in memory of Brittany's aunt who died of cancer. The foundation helps people and children from underprivileged backgrounds with cancer.
Moreover, they have partnered with the international children’s charity ‘Operation Kids’ and they have also donated to their alma mater Purdue University to develop the athletic department and their football program. Furthermore, their foundation has donated several million dollars worldwide for various charitable causes.
Drew Brees Children
Drew Brees and his wife Brittany Dudchenko share 4 kids together, 3 sons and a daughter.
The duo was first blessed with a baby boy named Baylen Robert Brees who was born in January 2009. Then he was followed by the second and third son Bowen Christopher Brees Callen Christian Brees who was born in October 2010 and August 2012 respectively.
Similarly, after 3 boys the pair were then blessed with a beautiful daughter named Rylen Judith Brees in August 2014.
The family of six resides in their purchased and renovated home in Uptown New Orleans.
Bio: Family And Siblings
Drew Brees was born on 15 January 1979 in Austin, Texas to mother Mina Ruth and father Eugene Wilson Brees II. His birth name is Andrew Christopher Brees whereas. his nicknames are Breesus and Cool Brees.
His mom was an attorney who passed away in 2009 whereas his dad is a prominent trial lawyer. Drew has a younger brother named Reid Brees from his parents who was born in 1981. When Drew was 7 years old his parents got divorced but they shared joint custody of their kids. Drew also has a younger half-sister from his father’s side.
Drew comes from a family of athletes as his mom was a former all-state athlete in 3 sports during her high school whereas his dad played basketball for the Texas A&M Aggies men’s basketball team.
Drew holds American nationality and he celebrates his birthday on 15 January so his zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Drew Brees went to St. Andrew’s Episcopal School of Austin, Texas where he was on the flag football team. He then joined the Austin Westlake High School. AS a high school football player Drew was also given honorable mention in the high school all-star football team and also in the USA Today All-USA high school football team.
Dre got offers from 2 colleges, Prude and Kentucky so, Drew choose Prude University for its highly rated academics.
Drew Brees graduated from Prude University in 2001 with a degree in industrial management. Alongside his academics, Drew was also inducted into Purdue’s Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame in 2009.
Height & Weight
According to the wiki, Drew Brews stands tall at the height of 6 feet which is around 1.83m.
Moreover, he weighs around 209 lbs which is around 95 kg.
Career And Net Worth
Drew Brees was drafted in the 2001 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers with the first pick of the second round. After 2005’s season Drew was offered a 5-year 50 million contract which included a $2 million base salary of the first year whereas the rest was heavily based on his performance incentives. Then after the San Diego Chargers refused to increase their offer he met with other teams and signed a 6-year contract of $60 million with the New Orleans Saints on 14 March 2006.
He renegotiated the contract with the New Orleans Saint on 6 February 2021 but after 15 years with the Saints and 20 seasons in the NFL Drew Brees retired from the game of football on 11 June 2021.
Besides his football career, Drew also owns a variety of restaurant businesses which includes a 25% stake in "Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar", then he also opened a Walk-On’s restaurant in Midland, Texas in the year 2019. Furthermore, as of now, Drew also owns 10 Jimmy Johns stores.
As a former quarterback player, author, and restaurateur Drew Brees relishes the net worth of about $160 million.