Drew Brees Net Worth $125 million
Drew Brees salary $45,300,000
Drew Brees Net Worth: How rich is Drew Brees? & How much money is Drew Brees worth? Time to find out!
Born in Austin, Texas as the older son of Eugene Wilson “Chip” Brees II, a famous trial lawyer, and Mina Ruth, an attorney, he has a younger brother, Reid.
At the age of seven, his parents divorced and shared custody of the boys, who split their time between both parents’ homes.
The boys have a younger half-sister, Audrey, from their father’s remarriage to Amy Hightower.
With both his parents having athletic backgrounds he played basketball for the Texas A&M Aggies men’s basketball team. His
His younger brother became an outfielder for the Baylor Bears baseball team, which made the 2005 College World Series. Reid now lives in Colorado and works in sales.
Then Drew attended St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, where he served as a member on the flag football team, among his teammates included Benjamin McKenzie.
During high school, he considered playing college baseball rather than football, and college recruiters quickly ran after him.
Then he blew out his knee, but managed to get through and even got elected as Texas High School 5A Most Valuable Offensive Player. He even led Westlake High School football team to a record of 16-0 and state championship.
How did Drew Brees get famous?
As a high school football player, he completed 314 of 490 passes, for 5,461 yards with 50 touchdowns including, in his senior season, 211 of 333 passes for 3,528 yards with 31 touchdowns.
Later on, he received an honorable mention in the state high school all-star football team and the USA Today All-USA high school football team.
Then, the San Diego Chargers chose him with the first pick in the second round of the 2001 NFL Draft.
He left college as one of the most-decorated players in his school, and Big Ten Conference history.
As of 2016, he remains the Big Ten record-holder in virtually every passing category, including competitions, (1,026), yards (11,792), and touchdowns (90).
He started his professional career playing for the San Diego Chargers, after he signed the contract in 2002.
How does Drew Brees make money?
Nine months after suffering a bad dislocation in his shoulder joint and a 360 degree tear of his labrum and rotator cuff, Brees signed with the New Orleans Saints as a free agent.
He met immediate success in New Orleans, earning nine trips to the Pro Bowl and leading the Saints to their first Super Bowl in Super Bowl XLIV, a 31–17 victory over the Indianapolis Colts.
Since joining the Saints in 2006, he has led all NFL quarterbacks in touchdowns, passing yards, and 300-yard games.
Today, he is a quarterback for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL).