Drew Christopher Brees is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL). He spent a majority of his career playing for the New Orleans Saints team. In the 2001 NFL Draft, Brees was the first pick by the San Diego Chargers (now the L.A. Chargers) in the second round. He first signed with the Saints as a free agent in 2006 and played with them since. He led the Saints to their first-ever Super Bowl in Super Bowl XLIV with a 31–17 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. Brees played college football at Purdue University. He was one of the most decorated players in Purdue and in the Big Ten Conference history.
Among multiple records set by Brees, some are - 13 Big Ten Conference records, two NCAA records, and 19 Purdue University records during his college career. In his NFL career, Brees has experienced massive success with the Saints and has topped all NFL quarterbacks in touchdowns, passing yards, and 300-yard games. He has earned Pro Bowl 13 times. In 2004, he was named NFL's Comeback Player of the Year, has received the Offensive Player of the Year in 2008 and 2011, and was the MVP of Super Bowl XLIV. At the time of his retirement after the 2020 NFL Season, Brees held the record for being second in all time NFL career passing completion percentage, career touchdown passes, career passing yards, career pass completions and career pass attempts.
Who Is Drew Brees' wife, Brittany Brees?
Brittany Brees is Drew Brees' wife. Brittany was born in Syracuse, Indiana. She went to Wawasee High School in Syracuse and later attended Purdue University, where she'd meet her future husband. She is a model and a philanthropist. She is an American of caucasian descent, and was born to Pete Dudchenko & Kathie Dudchenko. She relocated to West Lafayette, Indiana, after matriculating from Wawasee High School in Syracuse in 1994. There she enrolled for a college education at Purdue University.
Brittany Brees has been involved with The Brees Dream Foundation along with her husband Drew. The organization helps people with cancer and underprivileged children. The foundation was established in memory of Brittany’s aunt, who passed away due to cancer. The foundation has also assisted during Hurricane Katrina, helping fund several rebuilding projects. They have also partnered with the international children’s charity ‘Operation Kids’ that focuses on the athletic abilities of children, after-school programs, and child care facilities. The couple has also donated to their alma mater Purdue University to develop the athletic department and their football program.
Brittany Brees' Net Worth
There’s no definitive information for Brittany’s net worth, but her husband Drew Brees’ estimated net worth is that of around $160 million. Although Brittany is not known to follow a particular career, it has been reported that her commitment to her family holds a very high regard along with being a rewarded mother, wife and community advocate. A substantial wealth of their family has been targeted for various philanthropic efforts. This includes a $25 million donation to their foundation The Brees Dream Foundation, to which Drew credits Brittany for the leadership. They have also worked towards donating to the State of Louisiana as part of the Covid-19 relief efforts and delivering meals to affected children and families.
Brittany Brees' Social Media
Despite being married to a world famous sportsperson, Brittany is not very active on social media platforms. She does maintain a private Instagram account but maintains a close group of 493 followers. Her Instagram handle is @brittanymiddleton09.
What is Brittany Brees' age?
Brittany Brees was born on September 18, 1976. She is 45 years old.
What is Brittany Brees' Ethnicity?
She is of American nationality and is of caucasian descent.
How many kids do Drew and Brittany have?
Drew and Brittany share four children. In 2009, the couple welcomed their first son Baylen Robert Brees. The following year in October, Brittany gave birth to their second son Bowen Cristopher Brees. In August of 2021, the couple had their third son Callen Christian Bree. Their youngest child is their daughter Rylen Judith Brees, born in August 2014. Drew and Brittany gave birth and raised their four beautiful kids in New Orleans.
When did Drew Brees get married to Brittany Brees?
Brittany and Drew Brees got married in 2003 on the 8th of February. This was when Brees was playing with the San Diego Chargers. 2 years later they moved to Louisiana as Drew joined New Orleans Saint in 2006. The couple has been married for 19 years.
How did Drew Brees meet his wife?
The couple went to the same university and started to get to know each other from their sophomore year at Purdue University. They first met at a college party, when Drew was celebrating his 20th birthday. From previous interviews, we could find out that it took Drew about six months to gather the courage to talk to Brittany, and the couple started officially dating only months later after getting to know each other. They dated for years before tying the knot in 2003.