Who is Brett Favre and what is his net worth? Brett Favre is a retired football player who played with the Green Bay Packers in the NFL (National Football League). As a quarterback, he has also played for Atlanta Falcons, New York Jets, and Minnesota Vikings. He was the first quarterback in the history of NFL to pass 500 touchdowns and throw over 70,000 yards in over 10,000 pass attempts. He is the only player to win three consecutive ‘AP NFL Most Valuable Player Award’. He played for 16 years with the Green Bay Packers. Favre has won one Super Bowl Championship and has led his team to 5 NFC Championship games.
Brett Lorenzo Favre was born on October 10, 1969, in Gulfport, Mississippi. He was born to parents Irvin Ernest Favre and Bonita Ann. Both his parents were school teachers and he was raised in the town of Kiln. He was the second of four children. As a child, he attended the Hancock North Central High School and used to play football and baseball.
When he was in eighth grade he used to start for Hancock North Central baseball team. He was coached by his father and used to play as a quarterback, placekicker, punter, lineman, and strong safety. He used to throw more than five passes in a game. In a period of three years, Favre was on his own team.
He was offered a football scholarship by Southern Mississippi and used to begin as a quarterback. In his junior season, he led the Golden Eagles to have a victory over Florida State. In 1990, he earned a teaching degree from the University of Southern Mississippi.
In July 1996, Brett Favre married Deanna Tynes. They have two daughters namely Brittany and Breleigh. He also has got two grandsons when his daughter Brittany gave birth to Parker Brett and A.J.
After having a wonderful career in his college football, Brett Favre was drafted in the second round by the Atlanta Falcons in the 1991 NFL Draft. He was signed with the Falcons to a three-year contract. He was traded to the Green Bay Packers and from September 1992 to January 2008, he played a total of 297 games for Green Bays. In the 1992 season, he helped his club to have the longest winning streak since 1965.
He finished the season with 3227 yards and went on to his first Pro Bowl. He then led his team in the Super Bowl XXXI and won the title by defeating New England Patriots in the final. In Super Bowl XXXII, the Packers were defeated by Denver Broncos. In March 2001, he signed a lifetime contract with the Packers worth $100 million. In September 2006, Favre became the second quarterback in the history of NFL to record 400 touchdown passes. In August 2008, he was traded to New York Jets. A year later, he was signed to Minnesota Vikings.
Brett Favre has made several NFL records in his career. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016. In 2015, he was inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame. He was the Associated Press Most Valuable Player in 1995, 1996 and 1997. He won the Bert Bell Award in 1995 and 1996. He won the ESPY as Pro Football Performer of the Year in 1995-1996.
Brett Favre Net Worth
Brett Favre has had an amazing career in the NFL. Throughout his career, he has ventured into several profiles. Brett Favre’s net worth is an estimated $110 million. In 1991, his signing amount was $1.4 million. Another $19 million contract was signed with the Packers for 5 years.
And then there was an extension contract in 2001 worth $100 million. His retirement package was $25 million. He is also the owner of Brett Favre’s Steakhouse in Wisconsin. He has made an appearance in the film ‘There’s Something About Mary’. Favre has also done several brand endorsements like MasterCard, Nike, Wrangler, Snapper, Sears, Prilosec, Remington, Hyundai, and Sensodyne.
Brett Favre has donated more than $2 million to different charities in the states of Mississipi and Wisconsin. He was conferred with the Chris Greicius Celebrity Award from Make a Wish Foundation. He has also served as the coordinator of Oak Grove High School.