Patrick Mahomes, in full, Patrick Lavon Mahomes II is an American personality who plays football as a quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He is the son of former Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher Pat Mahomes. Following his sophomore year, he quit baseball to completely focus on his football career and continue with the same in the future. In his junior year, he led NCAA Division I FBS players in multiple categories including passing yards (5,052) and total touchdowns (53). He was drafted in the 10th overall pick by the Kansas City Chiefs in the NFL DRaft 2017.
Patrick Mahomes was born on 17th September 1995 in Tyler, Texas and as of 2022, he is merely 27 years old. He was born to his loving and caring parents who also belong to the same profession named Pat Mahomes and Randi Mahomes. His father Pat Mahomes was an MLB pitcher. He is also the godson of the former major league pitcher LaTroy Hawkins who was the teammate of Mahomes’ father Pat on the Minnesota Twins. Mahomes was brought up along with his younger brother named Jackson. He belongs to the Christian religion.
Mahomes’ mother says that he developed and found his faith in God when he was in middle school and was involved in the youth group at the church. Patric went to the Whitehouse High School in Whitehouse. Texas where he obtained his primary education. He played three games on the field and those were football, baseball, and basketball. Patrick once expressed his words and said that getting trained in pitching and playing basketball helped him to improve his quarterback skills.
Patrick Mahomes Career
As a senior, he rushed for 4,619 passing yards, 50 passing touchdowns, 984 rushing yards, and 15 rushing touchdowns. Patrick was named male athlete of the year for Maxpreps for 2013-2014. Mahomes was rated as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com and was also ranked as the 12th best dual-threat quarterback in the class. He expressed his views to play and remain committed to Texas Tech University. He was also the top prospect for the 2014 Major League Baseball draft but could not proceed because of his commitments to Texas Tech. he was also drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 37th round of the 2014 MLB Draft but did not sign any contract.
Patrick Mahomes spent his rookie season as the backup to Alex Smith. In 2018, he was named as the starter after the Chiefs traded Smith to the Washington Redskins. The same year, Mahomes finished the season with 5,097 yards, 50 touchdowns, and 12 interceptions. Mahomes gained the title of becoming the only quarterback in history who threw over 5,000 yards in a single season in both college and NFL career. Mahomes also joined Peyton Mannings as the only player in NFL history to throw 50 touchdown passes and 5,000 yards in a single season. Due to this particular performance, he was named to the Pro Bowl, the first-team All-Pro, and also won the title of NFL Offensive Player of the Year award and the honor of NFL’s most valuable player.
Patrick Mahomes Biography
|Real Name||Patrick Lavon Mahomes II|
|Birth Date||17 September 1995|
|Age (as of 2022)||26 Years|
|Birth Place||Tyler, Texas, United States|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 3” – in Centimeters – 191 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 104 kg – in Pounds – 230 lbs|
|Shoe Size||12 (U.S.)|
|School||Whitehouse High School|
|College||Texas Tech University|
|Marital Status||In Relationship|
|Who is his girlfriend?||Brittany Matthews|
|Children||Sterling Skye Mahomes|
On 1st September 2020, Mahomes showed his love and proposed to Brittany Matthews, his high school sweetheart, in a suit in Arrowhead stadium. He chose the day to propose to Brittany when he received his Super Bowl Championship Ring. His girlfriend Matthews has a brief profession of playing in the soccer games for UMF Afturelding. Also, she became a certified personal trainer. She is also the co-owner of the Kansas City Current, which is one of the professional women’s teams in soccer. Both the partners, Matthews and Mahomes, live in Kansas City, Missouri. On 29th September 2020, the couple announced that they were expecting their first child and that was a girl. On 20th February 2021, they welcomed their first child, a daughter.
Patrick Mahomes Net Worth
In 2020, Patrick Mahomes signed a 10-year extension contract with the Chiefs worth $477 million with another $26 million in potential bonuses. Patrick is an American professional football player who earns the worth of $40 million. Before drafting as the 10th pick in the first round of the 2017 NFL draft, he played for Texas Tech. today, he is rated as one of the highest-paid athletes in the world.
- Mahomes is one of the four African-American quarterback players who won AP MVP awards.
- During the season of the 2019-20 playoffs, Mahomes led the Chiefs to Super Bowl LIV. This was the first Super Bowl appearance of the team in the last 50 years where the team defeated the San Francisco 49ers.
- Not only this but Mahomes was also honored with the Super Bowl MVP for his performance and was honored as the second African-American quarterback and the youngest man to do so.
- Also, he is one of the third African-American personalities on the list of quarterbacks to win the Super Bowl.
- The following year after he made his contract with the Chiefs in 2020, he made an appearance in the Super Bowl again but lost the game to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with an overall score of 9-31. This was the first loss by double digits in his NFL career.
- In the 2021 NFL playoffs, Chiefs win over the Buffalo Bills and the Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid nicknamed Mahomes “The Grim Reaper”.