Brett Favre Biography

(Football Quarterback)

Brett Favre is a former American football quarterback. Brett Favre has married Deanna Tynes and is a father of two.

More about the relationship

Brett Favre is married to Deanna Tynes. The couple tied the knot on July 14, 1996.

The pair has two daughters, Brittany (born 1989) and Breleigh (born 1999). The marriage is going strong as there is no news regarding any extramarital affairs.

Relationship Facts of Brett Favre

  • Brett Favre is married to Deanna Tynes.
  • Brett Favre married on July 14, 1996.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 331 days 💑
  • He is father of Two (Brittany and Breleigh).
  • Brett Favre is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Brett Favre?

Brett Favre is a former American football quarterback who spent the majority of his career with the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL).

Furthermore, he led the Green Bay Packers to victory in Super Bowl XXXI and retired as the all-time leader in passing yards and touchdowns.

Brett Favre: Early Life, Parents, Ethnicity, Nationality

Favre was born in Gulfport, Mississippi on October 10, 1969, as the second of four boys to parents Irvin and Bonita Favre. His father was a football coach. Hence, he became interested in the sport in his childhood years.

Additionally, he also enjoyed playing baseball in his early life. He is of American nationality.

Furthermore, he belongs to a mixed ethnic background of Cajun (French), some Swiss-German and Spanish, smaller amounts of Choctaw Native American, distant German, English, and remote Belgian.


Talking about his education, Favre attended Hancock North Central High School, where he played baseball and football. Later, he also attended the University of Southern Mississippi.

Brett Favre: Career, Profession Life

Favre initially as a college player, set several school records, and in the 1991 NFL draft, the Atlanta Falcons chose the young QB with the 33rd overall selection.

Later, the Green Bay Packers offered the club a first-round pick for the backup quarterback, and the team took the deal. He then had a remarkable run with the Packers.

Throughout 16 seasons with the franchise, he led his team to a pair of Super Bowls, winning one, and becoming the first NFL player to win three straight MVP awards.

Additionally, Favre started every single Packer game from September 20, 1992, to January 20, 2008. He was then traded by the Packers to New York Jets. In addition, in April 2009, Favre was released from his contract with the Jets and began a career with the Minnesota Vikings.

Brett Favre
Caption: Brett Favre and his wife (Source: NY Daily News)

Eventually, after returning to Minnesota in 2010, he retired for good in January 2011 and returned to Mississippi.

All in all, he finished with NFL records in passing (71,838) and touchdowns (508). Favre was hired as an assistant football coach at Oak Grove High School in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in 2012.

Favre has received 3× Associated Press Most Valuable Player (MVP) award. Additionally, he was inducted by the Green Bay Packers into the team Hall of Fame in July 2015.

Furthermore, he has also been honored by several organizations including Men’s Health Magazine, Sports Illustrated, Make a Wish Foundation, and United States Sports Academy.

Salary, Net Worth

Favre has not revealed his current salary. However, he has an estimated net worth of around $110 million as of 2022.

Brett Favre: Rumors, Controversy

Favre became part of a controversy after he was temporarily banned by the NFL from drinking alcohol. Later, he spent 46 days at a drug rehab clinic.

Additionally, in 2010, the NFL investigated Favre for alleged sexting and leaving inappropriate voice messages for Jets “Gameday host” Jenn Sterger during the 2008 season.

In addition, he was fined $50,000 for failing to cooperate with the investigation.  Furthermore, there was a rumor that he might be dating Jennifer Sterger in 2008. At present, there are no rumors concerning his life and career.

Brett Favre: Body Measurements

Talking about his body measurement, Favre has a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m). Additionally, he weighs around 101 kg. Furthermore, his hair color was naturally blonde however, it is grey now. His eye color is blue.

Brett Favre: Social Media Profile

Favre is active on social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram.

He has more than 343.2k followers on Twitter. In addition, he has more than 383k followers on Instagram. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 1.1M followers.

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