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Birth date: October 10, 1969 age 45
Birth place: Gulfport, Mississippi, United States
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:223 lbs (101 kg)
Profession:American football player, Athlete, Actor
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Deanna Favre (m. 1996)
Children:Brittany Favre, Breleigh Favre

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Brett Lorenzo Favre, simply known as Brett Favre, is a famous American football player, who played in the position of quarterback, an athlete, as well as an actor. Even though Brett Favre spent most of his professional career in “The Green Bay Packers” NFL team, he also had an opportunity to play for such well-known teams as he Atlanta “Falcons”, New York “Jets”, and finished his career in Minnesota with the “Vikings”.

Brett Favre Net Worth $100 Million

Often referred to as “The Gunslinger”, Brett Favre is a truly remarkable quarterback. Some of Favre’s professional achievements include winning a Super Bowl championship against New England “Patriots” in 1997, becoming a two-time NFC Champion, making it to the Pro Bowl all-star game eleven times, as well as being a three-time National Football League Most Valuable Player. In addition to that, Brett Favre’s NFL career is highlighted by many league records, such as the most career pass attempts, most career victories as a starting quarterback, and most consecutive starts by a quarterback to name a few.

A famous former professional NFL player, how rich is Brett Favre? Brett Favre’s salary grew steadily ever since 2000, when he received $450 000 with a $3 million bonus, up until 2010, when his annual salary grew to an amount of $12 million. In 2009, Favre managed to accumulate $12 million from the New York “Jets” after he was traded, and added a $25 million contract with the “Vikings” to his total wealth. A year later, he received $12 million from the “Vikings” and an additional sum of $16 million from the reconstructed contract with them. In regards to his wealth, Brett Favre’s net worth is estimated to be $100 million.

Brett Favre was born in 1969, in Gulfport, Mississippi, where he studied at the Hancock North Central High School. Favre’s passion for American football started in high school, where he played football, yet most of his focus at the time was directed towards baseball. When Favre graduated from high school, he continued his studies at the University of Southern Mississippi, from which he received a football scholarship. Favre’s college career was marked by breaking several university records and leading his team to win important matches in the league. However, it wasn’t until he launched his professional football career that he became a well-known athlete in the United States.

Brett Favre was chosen by the Atlanta “Falcons” as the 33rd pick in the NFL Draft in 1991. However, “Falcons” coach did not approve of Favre being on the team, thus he was traded to the “Green Bay Packers” who already wanted him during the NFL Draft. Favre joined the team in 1992 and made a name for himself as one of the best quarterbacks in NFL. Together with the “Green Bay Packers” Favre won the Super Bowl Championship in 1997 and during fifteen years spent with the team reached many personal milestones.

When Favre retired from professional football, he went on to work as an analyst for the University of Southern Mississippi and even covered the Super Bowl event between the Baltimore “Ravens” and San Francisco “49ers”.

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Arli$$1997TV SeriesBrett Fave
Reggie's Prayer1996Janitor



A Heartbeat Away from Destiny: The Michael Montgomery Story2016Documentary pre-productionNFL Green Bay Packer
On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren2013TV SeriesHimself - Phone Interview
The Road to Canton: Warren Sapp - Relentless2013TV Movie documentaryHimself
A Football Life2011TV SeriesHimself
NFL Monday Night Football1993-2010TV SeriesHimself - Green Bay Packers Quarterback / Himself - Minnesota Vikings Quarterback / Himself - Minnesota Vikings Starting Quarterback / ...
Rome Is Burning2009-2010TV SeriesHimself
NBC Sunday Night Football2006-2010TV SeriesHimself - Minnesota Vikings Starting Quarterback / Himself - Green Bay Packers Quarterback
Boys of Fall2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1997-2010TV SeriesHimself
Joe Buck Live2009TV SeriesHimself
NFL Replay2009TV SeriesHimself - Minnesota Vikings Starting Quarterback
Late Show with David Letterman1997-2008TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
America's Game: The Superbowl Champions2006TV Series documentaryHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Minister of Defense: The Reggie White Story2006Video documentaryHimself
CMT: The Greatest - Sexiest Southern Men2006TV SpecialHimself
ESPN's Sunday Night Football1992-2005TV SeriesHimself - Green Bay Packers Quarterback
Mississippi Rising2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame...2005TV SeriesHimself
Tim McGraw: Here and Now2004TV MovieHimself
The Complete History of the Philadelphia Eagles2004Video documentaryHimself
NFL on FOX1994-2002TV SeriesHimself - Green Bay Packers Quarterback
ESPN SportsCentury2001-2002TV Series documentaryHimself
The NFL on CBS1998TV SeriesHimself - Green bay Packers Quarterback
KaBlam!1998TV SeriesHimself
There's Something About Mary1998Himself
Super Bowl XXXII1998TV MovieHimself - Green Bay Packers Quarterback
1997 NFC Championship Game1998TV SpecialHimself - Green Bay Packers Quarterback
NFL Blast1997TV SeriesGreen Bay Packers Player
The NFL on NBC1992-1997TV SeriesHimself - Green Bay Packers Quarterback
Super Bowl XXXI1997TV MovieHimself - Green Bay Packers Quarterback
1996 NFC Championship Game1997TV SpecialHimself - Green Bay Packers Quarterback
Before They Were Pros1997TV MovieHimself
1995 NFC Championship Game1996TV SpecialHimself - Green Bay Packers Quarterback
All Pro Sports: Brett Favre1996Video shortHimself
Connie Gomper & the Pack1996VideoHimself
TNT Sunday Night Football1993-1995TV SeriesHimself - Green Bay Packers Quarterback
1988 Independence Bowl1988TV MovieHimself - Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles Quarterback

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Archive Footage

On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren2014TV SeriesHimself - Phone Interview
Mike & Mike2013TV SeriesHimself - Retired NFL Quarterback / Himself - Former NFL Quarterback
60 Minutes2012TV Series documentaryHimself - Former NFL Quarterback (segment "Leader of the Pack")
FOX 25th Anniversary Special2012TV MovieHimself
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel2011TV SeriesHimself
Rome Is Burning2006-2010TV SeriesHimself
The Smoking Gun Presents: World's Dumbest2008TV SeriesHimself
Packers Team Marketing NFL Greatest Games Series2008Himself
Manning, Brady and Favre: The Quarterbacks2008Himself
The O'Reilly Factor2008TV SeriesHimself / Himself - 'Patriot' (segment "Pinheads & Patriots")
ESPN Friday Night Fights2008TV SeriesHimself
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith2006TV SeriesHimself
NFL Films Presents2006TV Series documentaryHimself
ESPN Outside the Lines2006TV SeriesHimself - Football Player
City Confidential2001TV Series documentaryHimself

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1Inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame in 2015.
2He has Cajun (French), some Swiss-German and Spanish, and approximately 1/128th Choctaw Native American, ancestry. Brett's five times great-grandfather, Simon Favre, was a noted interpreter and linguist, and Brett's five times great-grandmother, Pistikiokonay, was Simon's Choctaw mistress.
3He was traded from the Packers to the Jets. [August 2008]
4Preparing to head to New Orleans to face the Saints in the NFC Championship Game. [January 2010]
5Became a grandfather when his daughter, Brittany, gave birth to a son, Parker Brett [April 7, 2010].
6At age 39 he turned back on his retirement plans for the second time signing with his longtime Green Bay rival, The Minnesota Vikings. His two year Vikings contract will pay him $12 million for the 2009 season and $13 million in 2010.
7Cover athlete on Madden NFL 2009 (2008).
8Came out of retirement in July 2008 with the intention of being starting quarterback for the Packers, but meetings with Packers leadership derailed hope of staying in Green Bay. He was traded to the New York Jets on August 6, 2008.
9Announced his retirement from the NFL on Tuesday March 4, 2008.
10Was traded from the Falcons after then-Atlanta coach Jerry Glanville was convinced Favre would never make it in the NFL. Coincidentally, Glanville hasn't coached in the NFL since.
11Named Sports Illustrated's 2007 Sportsman of the Year (4 December 2007).
12On September 30, 2007, he became the NFL leader in touchdown passes thrown in a career. The recipient was 2nd-year wide receiver Greg Jennings in a divisional contest against the host Minnesota Vikings. It was his 421st career touchdown toss, eclipsing Dan Marino's mark of 420.
13He was so unheralded coming out of college that, when he was selected in the second round of the 1991 NFL draft by the Atlanta Falcons, the broadcasters called him Brett "Favor" (his last name is pronounced "Färv"). In his rookie season, he did the Falcons no "favors," completing no passes and throwing two interceptions in five attempts. He was traded to Green Bay in the off-season.
14Noted fans include Tony Shalhoub, Pat Morita, and Milwaukee Brewers ace Ben Sheets.
15His first completion thrown in the NFL was to himself.
16Favorite music artist is Tim McGraw.
17Was voted the "Favorite Player to Watch on Sunday" in the TV Guide Viewer's Poll in 2004.
18Was Men's Journal's "Toughest Man in America" in 2004.
19Won the Super Bowl with the Green Bay Packers in 1997.
20One the lowest points of his career came in 1991 when he was with the Falcons and he missed the team photo. When asked where he was, Brett, who had been drinking the night before, made up an excuse that he was stuck in traffic behind a train wreck. Falcons coach Jerry Glanville shot back, "Son, you are a train wreck!" The following February, Brett was traded to the Packer for a first-round draft choice.
21(December 22, 2003) In one of the most courageous performances in sports history, reeling from the sudden death of his beloved father, Irvin, one day earlier, he threw for 399 yards and 4 touchdowns in a 41-7 rout of the defending AFC champion Oakland Raiders on Monday Night Football.
22Selected 33rd overall of the NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons. On 10 February 1992, the Falcons sent Favre to the Green Bay Packers for the Packers' #1 pick in the upcoming draft. Falcons coach Jerry Glanville called Favre a "train wreck" after he missed the team picture during training camp because he had partied too hard the night before. The quarterback had 2 interceptions and 0 completions in 5 attempts in his short stint with Atlanta. (20 April 1991).
23Entered the Menninger Clinic (Topeka, Kansas) for addiction to painkillers. (May 1996)
24Earned five letters in baseball and three in football at Hancock North Central High School (Kiln, MS). His father, Irvin, was his coach.
25Daughters, Brittany (b. 6 February 1989) and Breleigh (b. 13 July 1999).
26Became the first NFL player ever to be named the MVP three times. (27 December 1997)
27NFL quarterback (Green Bay Packers)

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1Yearly "Retirements"
2Costly Interceptions
3Gun Slinger
4Cannon Arm
5Legendary Toughness

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