Deanna Favre - Updated Jul 2024

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Deanna Favre

Deanna Favre is an author and the founder and CEO of the Deanna Favre Hope Foundation in the United States.  Moreover, Deanna Favre is also popular as the wife of retired American Football player Brett Favre.

Early Life

Deanna Favre was born in Gulfport, Mississippi, the United States on December 28, 1968. She was born under the birth sign of Sagittarius and she is currently 54 years old as of 2022. Her biological father’s identity is not available but she was adopted by her step-father Kerry after he married her mother Kerry Tynes. Moreover, she has a brother named Casey and a sister named Christie.

Her brother Casey died in a vehicle accident when he was 24 years old on October 6, 2004. Moreover, she follows the Christian religion and holds American nationality but her ethnicity is not available. Besides that, there is no information about her parent’s profession and her childhood days.

Deanna Favre

Caption: Favre posing with her husband Brett Favre (Source: Instagram)

Deanna Favre studied and completed her schooling at the Hancock North Central High School. After that, she received a basketball scholarship and attended a community college in Poplarville, Mississippi in 1986. Later, she transferred to the University of Southern Mississippi and received a BA in Exercise Science in December 1994.

Professional life

Deanna Favre started her career by selling pink Green Bay Packers hats to raise money and awareness for breast cancer in 2005. Moreover, her Green Bay Packers hats outsold regular Packers hats during the first half of 2005. She started working for breast cancer after she was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2004 which could soon expand. Her family and friends did not give up hope and helped her during her treatment after the shocking revelation.

Moreover, she underwent five months of chemotherapy and won her battle against breast cancer. Additionally, she also received several letters from women all over the country about how they became motivated to check their health after hearing her story. After that, she started working as an activist who would help to raise awareness of breast cancer following her recovery.

Deanna Favre

Caption: Favre’s book Don’t bet against me (Source: Amazon)

After raising money, she took a step further and established her charity called The Deanna Favre Hope Foundation. Moreover, she currently serves as the CEO of The Deanna Favre Hope Foundation. Her organization supports education about breast cancer besides helping women who have the same problem as her. Moreover, she also works in running her husband’s charity called The Brett Favre Fourward Foundation. Additionally, her husband’s foundation also raised more than $3 million to help disabled and disadvantaged children in Mississippi and Wisconsin.

She has also authored two books about her experience with breast cancer apart from being an activist. In October 2007, Tyndale House Publishers published her first autobiography, “Don’t Bet Against Me Beating the Odds Against Breast Cancer and in Life”. Later, she released her second book titled “The Cure of the Chronic Life Overcoming the Hopelessness That Holds You Back” with Shane Stanford.


Talking about her awards and nominations, there is no information about her awards. Moreover, we can assume that she will win some of them from her work in charity and as an author.

Deanna Favre – Net Worth 2023

She might have garnered a significant amount of money from her work as an author. However, she has not revealed her estimated net worth and likes to work for several charities.

Relationship Status

Deanna met her future husband Brett Favre in 1983 while they were growing up in Kiln. Moreover, the couple also went to the same school and started dating each other while in high school. She became pregnant at the age of 19 and gave birth to her first daughter Brittany Nicole Favre on February 6, 1989.

After that, she moved to Green Bay, Wisconsin with her daughter after her graduation and settled with Brett. Later, she and her husband married each other on July 14, 1996, at Saint Agnes Catholic Church in Green Bay. After that, she gave birth to her younger daughter Breleigh Favre on July 13, 1999.

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Caption: Deanna with her husband Brett Favre and their two daughters (Source: Instagram)

Talking about her rumors and controversy, she’s not a part of them until now. Besides that, she is focusing on her family life and charity work rather than being involved in rumors and controversies that harm her status.

Deanna Favre – Body Measurement

Deanna has long dark brown hair and blue eyes with a slim body physique. Besides that, there is no further information about Deanna’s height, weight, and other body measurements.

Deanna Favre – Social media

Deanna is not available on any social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and many more.