NFL legend who became the first quarterback to throw for over 70,000 yards, complete over 6,000 passes, and tally over 500 touchdowns in his career, mostly spent with the Green Bay Packers. He led the Packers to victory in Super Bowl XXXI.
He made a cameo appearance in the 1998 film, There's Something About Mary as Cameron Diaz's love interest.
He was replaced as the Packers starting quarterback by Aaron Rodgers, who won the 2011 Super Bowl against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Six weeks after a car accident nearly claimed his life in July 1990, he led Southern Mississippi to a comeback victory against the University of Alabama.
Parker Brettwas born in 2010, making Favre the only active NFL player at the time who was also a grandfather. He has two daughters named Brittany and Breleigh With Deanna Favre, whom he married in 1996.