Know About Drew Brees; Wife, Net Worth, Contract, Kids, Family

Published Date: 16 Sep, 2019 Updated date: 16 Sep, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Drew Brees and his wife met during a college event. Together the couple looks after their four beautiful kids where the family also relishes a staggering net worth of Drew that crosses two million dollar figures.

American football quarterback Drew Brees plays for NFL team New Orleans Saints. The former Chargers star is the two time NFL Offensive Player of the Year in 2008 and 2011 including a 12 time Pro Bowl winner in 2004, 2006, 2008–2014 and 2016–2018.

Drew Brees Bio & Family

The player was born as Drew Christopher Brees on 15 January 1979 in Dallas, Texas to parents, Eugene Wilson “Chip” Brees II, and Mina Ruth. His father is a prominent trial lawyer while his mother, who died in 2009 was an attorney by profession. He has a brother named Reid born in 1981 and a half-sister, Audrey, from his father’s remarriage to Amy Hightower, daughter of the late U.S. Representative (D-TX) Jack English Hightower.

Drew went to Westlake High school in Austin, Texas, and Purdue College. The Saints star stands at the height of 6 feet 0 in (1.83 m) and 95 kg.

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Career & Net Worth

The San Diego Chargers picked him in the 2001 NFL draft. Right after the 2005 season, he and the team signed a five-year contract worth $50 million where his paid salary was $2 million. One year later, he went to Saints New Orleans and offered him $10 million in guaranteed money the first year and a $12 million option the second year. On 14 March 2006, he and the team agreed upon a 6-year contract worth $60 million.

Drew Brees in his Saints skit in 2012 (Picture: Bleacher Report)

Six years later, he signed another alluring 5-year contract with Saints worth $100 million on 13 July 2012. He is very committed to playing for Saints after signing a two year contract extension worth $50 million on 13 March 2018. In the same year, his net worth was $50 million.

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Drew’s Wife Was His College Sweetheart

The 40-year-old relishes great matrimony of over 16 years. He and his wife, Brittany Dudchenko, knew each other from college and mutually decided to walk upon the wedding aisle in 2003. They met during a party organized at Purdue University.

Drew Brees with wife Brittany Dudchenko during Delma racing event on 20 July 2019 (Picture: Drew’s Instagram)

Together the couple has four kids. They welcomed their first child named Baylen in 2009. Likewise, a year, and two years later, Bowen and Callen, were born in 2010 and 2012. Almost, two years, they delivered their first daughter, Rylen, born, in 2014.

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Some Interesting Facts About Drew Brees

  • Drew’s parents parted way when he was seven.
  • The player’s father played basketball for the Texas A&M Aggies men’s basketball team, and his mother was a former all-state in three sports in high school.
  • His maternal uncle, Marty Akins, was an All-American starting quarterback for the Texas Longhorns college football team from 1975 to 1977.
  • The NFL prodigy’s maternal grandfather, Ray Akins, had the third-most victories as a Texas, high school football coach in his three decades at Gregory-Portland High School.
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