An American football quarterback Drew Brees currently plays for New Orleans Saints of National Football League (NFL) since 2006. Brees previously played for San Diego Chargers and college football for Purdue University.
Brees has a successful personal life, but many of us may not have an idea about his professional life. Well, the 39 years old football player Brees has earned an astonishing amount of money from his playing career and has successfully made the net worth of $130 million. Let's find out more about Brees' net worth, salary, contracts, house, cars, and properties.
Drew Brees' Net worth and House
After his college football, Drew Brees was picked by San Diego Chargers in the 2001 NFL Draft. He played for Chargers until 2005 season. In 2006 Brees signed for New Orleans Saints where he still plays. Currently, Brees has an estimated net worth of $130 million.
Brees kept his New Orleans, Louisiana (LA), US house on sale for $1.75 million in 2015. He purchased the house back in 2006 for $1.575 million. The house featured two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a 400-square-foot lanai situated in the area of 1,752-square-foot.
Drew Brees' Contract and Salaries
In 2001, Brees signed for San Diego Chargers and his salary for the following year was $320,000 including signing bonus of $307,500. His salary in 2002 was $400,000 and in 2003 was $980,000 and his signing bonus was $307,500 for both years.
Later Brees signed a new contract with Chargers for $8,000,000 and his salary was $8,078,000. Brees left Chargers and signed a six years contract with New Orleans Saints for $60 million. The following, Brees was paid the salary of $1,900,000, workout bonus of $2,500,000 and signing bonus $1,600,000.
Along with $2,600,000 option and workout bonus, Brees's salary in 2007 was $2,800,000. His signing bonus was $1,600,000 until 2010. Saints paid $4,800,000 with $2,600,000 workout bonus in 2008. Likewise, his salary in 2009 was $4,500,000 along with $4,260,000 option, workout, and restriction bonus.
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His salary was increased every year and in 2010 he received the $6,500,000 with $4,260,000 bonus. Similarly, Brees was paid $5,180,000 with $7,400,000 in 2011.
Brees signed a new five-year contract for $100 million in 2012 and his salary was $3,000,000 with the bonus of $7,400,000. Moreover, his total earnings in 2013, 2014 and 2015 were $51 million, $21 million and $22 million respectively.
Ten Facts about Drew Brees
|1. Drew Brees was born on 15th January 1979, in Austin, Texas, United States.|
|2. His parents are Eugene Wilson Brees II and Mina Brees.|
|3. Brees played college football at Purdue University.|
|4. Brees was signed by San Diego Chargers in 2001 NFL Draft.|
|5. He signed for New Orleans Saints in 2006.|
|6. Brees tied the knot with Brittany Brees in 2003.|
|7. Brees and Britanny have four children.|
|8. His height is 6 feet 0 inches.|
|9. Brees was named as 2010 Sportsman of the Year by Sports Illustrated magazine for his performance in Super Bowl.|
|10. On July 06, 2010 Brees released a book entitled Coming Back Stronger.|