Drew Brees Net Worth

Drew Brees is paid $25 million per year by the New Orleans Saints. This puts Drew’s net worth at $140M.


The Saints quarterback has made $163,000,000 through his career.

Brees is an American football quarterback from Grambling State University.

Brees won several awards in college, including being named the Grambling State Player of the Year in 1996. He was also named the Big Ten Conference MVP in 1997.

Early Life 

Drew Brees plays for the New Orleans Saints in the National Football League as of 2012.

Brees grew up in a close-knit family in Dallas, Texas. He was born on 5 August 1978. He is the son of Eugene Wilson Brees and Meena Ruth. Both his parents worked in a law firm; his father was a trial lawyer while his mother was a popular attorney.

While his brother is a powerful and wealthy businessman, Reid has never had a successful marriage. As his brother’s wife, however, he has had to learn the hardships of marriage.

Drew’s father had a second marriage that produced a daughter named Audrey.


Brees began his professional career when he was chosen in the NFL draft. He began his career by playing for the San Diego Chargers. His first match was against the Kansas City Chiefs.

In the 2004 season, he helped the Chargers win 12 games, and was selected for the Pro Bowl, but ultimately suffered an ankle injury that would keep him out for the season.

While he was out playing in 2005, the Washington Wizards traded his rights to the Miami Heat for cash considerations. Despite the surgery, in 2006 he played in 69 games, averaging 21 points and 7.4 rebounds. He started in the 2006 NBA Finals for Miami, where they lost to the LA Lakers in six games. The Wizards finished the year in third place in the Eastern Conference.

The contract was worth six years at sixty million dollars. When the initial deal was signed in 2006, Brees was said to be expecting to receive a salary increase in order to make him the highest paid quarterback.

The 2006 season was a great one for the Panthers. With the playoffs right around the corner, the team was able to continue to progress and move on from the disaster that was the 2005 season. The team was able to make it to the Divisional round where they were able to beat the Arizona Cardinals in a thriller.

After a long and controversial career, Matt Ryan earned 400th touchdown as Atlanta Falcons made a 26-20 comeback over the Dallas Cowboys. In his 13th season, Ryan connected with Julio Jones on a 14-yard pitch out for a score in the second quarter.

Drew Brees’ worth is $160million according to Forbes.

Brees is the 7th richest athlete in the NFL and the richest QB. He is worth an estimated $160 million.


After a 12-year professional career, Drew Brees was a Super Bowl Champion.

Favorite Quotes from Drew Brees 

After suffering a shoulder injury and being placed on injured reserve, Drew Brees looked back and realized it was probably a blessing in disguise. Drew said the injury forced him to be healthy and forced him to continue his recovery process.

“Each morning, before you go to work, you should look around and think about winning the day. It doesn’t need to be the whole day; it could be just one thing you could accomplish that day. If you are worried about what’s going to happen a month from now, you could lose sleep worrying about that. There’s no need to worry about a mountain in the distance. Just look around you right now and focus on only one thing: Winning the day.”
It’s the little things.

Drew Brees says he’s confident when he is on the field and in the moment. However, he’s humble as a person and doesn’t boast about his accomplishments.

“I take a lot of pride in what I do on the football field because that has the ability to influence a lot of people. That puts smiles on people’s faces. That gives people a pep in their step on Monday morning when they go back to work.” – Drew Brees

*The following article was written several years ago.


I’m not sure if the author’s intention was to imply that Brees is less professional than Manning, but the last sentence does that.

3 Motivational Lessons Drew Brees 

He made a decision to invest in the fundamentals. He’s one of the absolute
best quarterbacks to ever play the game. He put in the time to master the
fundamentals. Drew Brees did not take the easy route to reach his fame.

1. Make People Believe In You 

Sometimes all you need is for somebody to believe in you and for you to be willing to act like they do in order to be able to accomplish whatever you want to accomplish.

2. Prove People Wrong 

There was a little bit of satisfaction when I proved that I was wrong about something, or somebody was right about something.

3. Confidence 

I think we’ve been playing like this for the past two or three weeks. We’ve been playing well. We are confident. We are executing better. We’re playing with more poise. It shows on the scoreboard.


Drew Brees is a renowned American football player with a large fan following.

Brees has won several titles such as ‘Academic All-American Player of the Year’, ‘Comeback Player of the Year’ as well as ‘Sportsman of the Year’ in 2010 by Sports Illustrated.

Drew Brees’ worth is $160million according to Forbes.

Brees is the 7th richest athlete in the NFL and the richest QB. He is worth an estimated $160 million.

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