In the National Football League, a lot of players earn big money. Take Drew Brees, for instance, which is one of NFL’s greatest quarterbacks of all time. He has received 12 Pro Bowl nods and won the Super owl Most Valuable Player Award in 2009 after defeating the Indianapolis Colts in Super Bowl XLIV.
Drew Brees makes millions of dollars through his contracts that listed in the world’s highest-earning NFL player in history. Read on to know his net worth and salary; he earns from his football career.
Who is Drew Brees? His Career Info, Highlights
Drew Brees was born in Texas with a birthmark on his right cheek to parents Eugene Wilson Brees aka Chip and Mina Ruth, on January 15, 1979. His full name is Drew Christopher Brees, and he is 40 years old. Drew didn’t play tackle football until high school.
He played for Purdue University, and later, he was selected by San Diego Chargers in the second round in the 2001 NFL draft. After playing to Chargers for four-season, he joined the New Orleans Saints in 2006. Since then, he has been playing football for the New Orleans Saints.
In 2004, he was named the NFL’s Comeback Player of the Year. Also, he was the Offensive Player of the year in 2008 and 2011, respectively.
Drew Brees Net Worth, Salary & Contracts
Drew Brees is one of th highest-paid 29 NFL players to earn at least a $100 million in contract salary in 2018, according to Business Insider. He earned $224.7 million as a quarterback player to date.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Drew Brees’ net worth is $120 million and earns $22 million in bonus. In 2018, he signed a two-year contract extension with the New Orleans Saints worth $50 million, with $27 million guaranteed.
The veteran NFL player earned $50 million between 2016 and 2017. Between June 2017 and June 2018, Drew made $43 million. He earned $40 million between 2018 and 2019.
Before moving to the Saints, he played for the San Diego Chargers and signed a one-year contract of $8 million in 2005. After the 2005 season, the Chargers offered a five-year deal worth $50 million that paid $2 million in base salary.
In 2006, he penned a six-year contract worth $60 million with the New Orleans Saints. Later in 2012, he signed a five-year contract that paid him $100 million.
Furthermore, the NFL player and his wife, Brittany Dudchenko, founded the Brees Dream Foundation in 2003. The foundation aims to is to support cancer patients and research. The Brees Dream Foundation has donated $25 million to charitable causes and academic institutions in New Orleans, San Diego, and West Lafayette.
House & Cars Details
Drew Brees lives in New Orleans home in LA, along with his wife and four children. He purchased the home in 2006 for $1.575 million. The 10,800 square foot house featured four-bedroom and three-bathroom. Moreover, it has a massive gourmet kitchen. Also, it features the 2,432 square foot basement with a wine cellar. In the backyard, it has a large swimming pool and plenty of lush landscapes that include palm trees, gardens, and azaleas.
Brees owns an expensive car in his home garage. He has fond of luxurious cars, including BMW, Tesla, and Bugatti Veyron.
Drew Brees Net Worth & Salary
|Date of Birth||January 15, 1979|
|Age||40 years old|
|Net Worth||$120 million|
|Height||1.8 m(6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||209 lb (95 kg)|