Deanna Favre Biography

Deanna Favre is 54 years old America-born author and the CEO or founder of the Deanna Favre Hope Foundation. In 2004, she was diagnosed with breast cancer, and later, she came in front of the cameras advocating the fight against the disease.

Early Life

Deanna Favre was born in Gulfport, Mississippi, to loving and caring parents named Kerry Tynes and Ann Tynes. She was brought up with a sister, Christie, and a brother, Casey. Deanna met Brett Favre while growing up in Kiln. The pair were hitched together and began dating each other while Deanna was in her sophomore year, and Brett Fevra was in his freshman year. Deanna received her graduate degree in 1986 and also received a basketball scholarship. Later, she went to community college in Poplarville and got a transfer to the University of Southern Mississippi while finishing her studies. She also pursued her studies in exercise science and received her degree in 1994.

Deanna Favre Career

In 2004, Deanna Favre was diagnosed with breast cancer, and later, in 2005, she started selling pink Green Bay Packers hats to raise money and awareness for the disease. She was the seller of the hats during the first half of the year 2005. Deanna Favre became the founder and CEO of the foundation called Deanna Favre Hope Foundation, supporting breast cancer patients, educating them, providing diagnosing services, and serving those medically underserved.

The foundation raised $500,000 in October 2017. Before creating her self-named foundation, she was the handler of her boyfriend’s or future husband’s foundation, the Brett Favre Fourward Foundation. She helped her husband’s foundation raise $3 million for disadvantaged or disabled children in Wisconsin and Mississippi.


Deanna Favre wrote her autobiography and called it Don’t Bet Against Me, published on 1st October 2007. Later, she co-authored another book, The Cure of the Chronic Life, published on 15th January 2011.

Social Media

Deanna Favre is not available on any social media profile, but various sources like amazon have highlighted her. Wikipedia has also highlighted her.

Deanna Favre Biography

Real Name Deanna Farago Tynes Favre
Birth Date 28 December 1968
Age (as of 2023) 54 Years
Birth Place Gulfport, Mississippi, U.S.
Profession Author 
College University of Southern Mississippi
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 56 kg  –  in Pounds –  123 lbs
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Hazel


Father Kerry Tynes
Mother Ann Tynes
Sister Christie Tynes
Brother Casey Tynes

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband? Brett Favre 
Children Two ( Brittany & Breleigh Favre)

Personal Life

At age 20, Deanna became pregnant and gave birth to a daughter shared with her long-time boyfriend Brett Favre. The daughter was named Brittany Nicole, born on 6th February 1989. She was then unmarried and had to go under a lot of social pressure to complete her college studies and get further job profiles in the field of a collection agency.

She had to move to Green Bay, Wisconsin, and intended to live with Brett Favre in 1995. But, their relationship was strained because of Favre’s new stardom in the NFL career and his addiction to Vicodin. Deanna later revealed that Brett used to ignore her and their daughter and used to describe them as “loud, rough, and often hateful.”

Deanna, at that point, decided to leave Brett Favre and move on with her daughter but was worried about Brett’s addiction. Then on 14th May 1996, Brett and Deanna came forward to describe Brett’s addiction and the struggle to come out of the addiction. At that time, Brett considered Deanna as the strong personality supporting him throughout his addiction and overcoming the addiction’s journey.

This time, Brett proposed to Deanna, and they officially got married in July 1996. Later on 13th July 1999, the couple gave birth to a second daughter, Breleigh Ann. meanwhile, Brett was involved in alcoholism and was addicted again. Deanna felt like leaving her husband permanently this time, but Brett entered a rehabilitation centre and stayed committed to her.

Then in October 2004, news broke out that Deanna was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 35, and this was when she felt a close connection with her husband Brett Favre.

Deanna Favre Net Worth

Deanna Favre has never given any details or insights into her life unless and until it has been related to her struggle in her love life and against breast cancer. However, her husband, Brett Favre, has been highlighted by Celebrity Net Worth, and he used to earn nearly $100 million (net worth).


  • On 6th October 2004 (the same time when Deanna was diagnosed with cancer), she heard the news that her 24-year-old brother Casey Tynes, was killed in an all-terrain vehicle accident on the Favres’ Mississippi property.
  • In late August 2005, Favre and the family had a home in Hattiesburg that Hurricane Katrina damaged, but no one was injured. The couple gave shelter to around 50 family members during the storm.

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