Spending the majority of his career with the Green Bay Packers, Brett Favre is a former quarterback who also played for the Atlanta Falcons, New York Jets and the Minnesota Vikings during his 20-year stint in the NFL. Favre's only Super Bowl win came in the 1996 season when his Packers side beat the New England Patriots to win Super Bowl XXXI. One of the greatest players of all time of the Packers franchise, Favre made 11 Pro-Bowl appearances during his career.
Having been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016, Brett Favre is the first quarterback to attempt 10,000 passes, complete 6,000 passes and throw for 70,000 yards. He has an estimated net worth of $100 million.
Brett Favre Salary
Having earned close to $138 million cumulatively in salaries across his 20-year career, the last contract signed by Favre was a 2-year $25 million deal in 2009 and retired at the end of this contract post the 2010 NFL season. Favre earned $16 million in his final year as an NFL player which was also the biggest paycheck of his career.
Brett Favre Endorsements
During the peak of his career, Favre would make anywhere between $7 million to $9 million per year from endorsements alone. He has worked with the like of Nike, Wrangler Jeans, MasterCard, Snappers, Remington hunting rifles, Foot Locker and Prilosec.
However, he lost most of his deals in late 2010 due to a texting scandal. Only the likes of Wrangler and Snapper stuck with him after the whole ordeal with Foot Locker coming into the picture later for Favre.
Brett Favre Charity Work
Favre has indulged in a lot of philanthropy through his Brett Favre Fourward Foundation that he established in 1996. The foundation has donated over $2 million towards charitable projects in the state of Mississippi and Wisconsin.
Favre has also responded to several requests made to him in cases concerning the youth and serious illness. In 2014, Favre merged his foundation with his wife Deanna Favre's foundation for breast cancer, calling it the Favre For Hope Foundation.
|Source of wealth||Professional NFL player (retired), Endorsements|
|Cumulative salary earnings||$137.8 million over 20 seasons|
|Endorsement earnings||$7 million in 2010*|
|Brands endorsed||Nike, Wrangler Jeans, MasterCard, Snappers, Remington hunting rifles, Foot Locker, Prilosec|
|Marital status||Married to Deanne Favre|
|Charities supported||Favre For Hope Foundation, Make-A-Wish Foundation|
*Note: No reliable data for Favre's endorsement earnings post 2010 has been made available.
Updated on 1 March 2019