American football player (1979 – )
Drew Christopher Brees also known as Drew Brees is an american celebrity football player who began playing professionally since 2001. he’s best called the football player for the New Orleans Saints of the National football league (NFL). He plays the quarterback position.
Currently, Brees became an all-time passing leader by making 71,940 yards during the game against the Washington Redskins. He has broken the record of Peyton Mannings.
Drew Brees Biography Facts
Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Drew Bress was born in Austin, Texas on 15 Jan 1979. He has an American and has a mixed ethnicity of English, Irish, German, and French.
Bress is the son of Eugene Wilson Chip Brees II(father) and Mina Ruth(mother). His birth name is Drew Christopher Brees. His father worked as a prominent trial lawyer and his mother worked as an attorney.
He has a sister, Audrey Brees and a brother, Reid Brees, after the divorce of his parents, living was hard for him and his brother Reid as they need to separate their time between both parents’ homes.
Brees studied at Austin Westlake High School and attended Purdue University wherever he graduated with a degree in industrial management in 2001. He’s additionally a member of the sigma Chi fraternity. He stands 1.83m and weighs 95kg.
Professional Life and Career
Talking about career journey of Drew Brees, he’s active in playing soccer professionally since 2001. He started playing football professionally once being chosen by the San Diego Chargers in the 2001 NFL draft. On 4 Nov 2001, he played his 1st football match against the Kansas City Chiefs.
During 2002 season, he played overall 16 games leading the team to an 8-8 record. throughout 2004 season, the Chargers has won the AFC West for the primary time in 10 seasons and he was chosen to the 2004 pro Bowl.
He was additionally named 2004 NFL Comeback Player of the Year. Throughout 2005 season, he became a free agent and signed a one-year contract with the Chargers that quadrupled his pay to $8 million for 2005. Once he again became the free agent, Chargers offered him a 5-year, $50 million contracts that paid $2 million in base wage the first year and therefore the rest heavily based on performance incentives however he didn’t accept it.
The New Orleans Saints and also the Miami Dolphins were interested in Brees and he signed a six-year contract worth $60 million with the New Orleans Saints on 14 March 2006. Throughout 2007 season, he set the NFL record previously held by Rich Gannon for pass completions in a very single season with 440.
On Dec 17, 2010, he was named AP Male athlete of the Year. On 13 July 2012, he signed a 5-year contract worth $100 million with the Saints. In 2016, he threw a career-high 98-yard touchdown pass to Brandin Cooks in a very match against Oakland Raiders.
Apart from this, he has a website that raises funds for improving the standard of life for cancer patients. Moreover, its different mission is to provide care, education, and opportunities for kids and families in need.
He is a married man. He married Brittany Dudchenko on 8th Feb 2003 after being in a very romantic relationship for many years.
The couple 1st met at Purdue University. He has been blessed with four kids, Baylen Robert, Bowen Christopher, Callen Christian, and Rylen Judith. He’s living a cheerful life along with his family having no rumor on separation of their married life.
Salary, and Net Worth
His salary is around $24.25 million and net worth estimated to be $130 million.
Drew has a height of 6 feet and weighs 95 kg and his hair color is light brown and eye color is blue. His chest, biceps, and hip size is 46-16-36 inches respectively.
Currently, there are no desperate rumors regarding his personal and professional life.