Drew Brees Net Worth 2020, Bio, Wiki, Height, Weight, Awards, and Instagram
Drew Brees Net Worth – Drew Brees is an American professional football quarterback player, who is currently playing with the New Orleans Saints National Football League team.
Drew Christopher Brees is a native of Austin, Texas. He was born on January 15, 1979, to his father Eugene Wilson “Chip” Brees II, and his mother Mina Ruth (née Akins).
Brees’ athletic skills could be linked to his father who played basketball for the Texas A&M Aggies men’s basketball team, and his mother who was famously known during her high school years as an all-state in three sports.
In High school at Andrew’s Episcopal School, Brees was active in his school’s baseball, basketball and football teams and while he did well in the first two, he was best on the football field.
He became famous after he led his high school team in a 16-0 victory and a state championship. He finished his high school career with a stellar record of 314 of 490 passes for 5,461 yards with 50 touchdowns.
Drew Brees became a collegiate at Purdue University where he pursued a degree in Industrial Management and graduated in 2001. While studying, he distinguished himself as a quarterback and as a two-time Heisman finalist.
Thanks to his effort, the Boilermakers were able to make the Big Ten Championship and a trip to the Rose Bowl.
In addition to his huge success in college, he bagged two NCAA records, 19 Purdue University records, and 13 Big Ten Conference records. He left the Boilermakers being named Big Ten’s best quarterback of the 1990s.
In 2001, Drew Brees joined the NFL draft and was selected by the San Diego Chargers in the second round (32nd overall) of the 2001 NFL Draft.
He made his professional debut on 4th November 2001, in a game against Kansas City Chiefs.
Continuing his productive plays, the Chargers appointed Brees a franchise player, giving him a one-year contract that quadrupled his pay to $8 million for 2005.
This happened after he was named the NFL Comeback Player of the Year 2004. Unfortunately, he tore his labrum and had to go through arthroscopic surgery.
On March 14, 2006, Drew Brees signed a six-year contract with the New Orleans Saints, after the Chargers denied him a pay increase.
He led his team to a 31–14 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and earned for himself several titles including the starting quarterback for the NFC in the 2007 Pro Bowl, a First-Team All-Pro and first runner-up for league MVP.
As of 2018, Brees has played for the New Orleans Saints for twelve years winning numerous other awards and titles.
His first contract was renewed in 2012 after a 6 season-long brilliant performance. The contract was renewed yet again in 2018.
He finished his 2018 season with 489 attempts, 3,992 passing yards, 5 interceptions over 15 games, and 32 passing touchdowns with 364 completions.
Height and Weight
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Drew Brees has been earning a lot of awards since his college career. During his college career, he earned the Maxwell Award, Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year, Big Ten Football Co-Champions, Big Ten Medal of Honor, and others.
Drew Brees’s NFL awards and honors including National Football League Comeback Player of the Year Award (2004), Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award (2006), NFL Offensive Player of the Year (2008, 2011), Bert Bell Award, along with the Super Bowl Most Valuable Player Award.
Drew Brees is reportedly worth $130,000,000. A majority of this comes from the lucrative football contracts that he has signed over the years.
He also has endorsement deals with companies such as Nike, PepsiCo, Verizon, and Microsoft.
Brees is also quite a businessman as he has several outlets of franchise eateries such as Dunkin’ Donuts.
The quarterback never hesitates to use his wealth to benefit others. To date, his foundation has contributed not less than $25,000,000 to worthy causes all over the world.
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