Drew Brees

Ancestry of
Drew Brees

NFL Quarterback


Who is Drew Brees?

Drew Brees is a quarterback in the National Football League. He is the only quarterback in the NFL to have passed for more than 5,000 yards in season more than once. He has done so five times. In 2010, Drew Brees led the New Orleans Saints to victory in Super Bowl XLIV which was the team’s first ever Super Bowl appearance. He was the MVP for Super Bowl XLIV.

Famous Kin

Drew Brees is a descendant of Mayflower passenger William Brewster. He has kinship to a few former U.S. Presidents including Zachary Taylor, Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Gerald Ford, and both Presidents Bush. He also has a family connection to the current royal family through the late Princess Diana.

Drew Brees has a number of historical figures in his family tree including kinship to Declaration of Independence signer Lyman Hall, author Louisa May Alcott, poet William Cullen Bryant, War of 1812 hero Oliver Perry, women’s rights advocate Susan B. Anthony, legendary gunman Wild Bill Hickok, accused murderess Lizzie Borden, author Ernest Hemingway, and many others. Some celebrity kin include singer and actor Bing Crosby, television chef Julia Child, fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt, actor Humphrey Bogart, singer and songwriter Taylor Swift to name just a few.

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Drew Brees photo by David Reber (CC BY-SA 2.0)