Patrick Mahomes is an American football quarterback who plays in the National Football League (NFL) for the team of Kansas City Chiefs. He’s one of the highest-paid and marketable players in the NFL. He led the Chiefs to their first Super Bowl appearance in 50 years (Super Bowl LIV) where they defeated the San Francisco 49ers for their first Super Bowl victory since 1970.
Patrick Mahomes Early Life
Patrick Lavon Mahomes II was born on the 17th of September, 1995, in Texas. Mahomes is the son of Pat Mahomes and Randi Martin.
Mahomes attended Whitehouse high school, Smith County, Texas.
He started as a baseball player in high school and was a top prospect who was thought to be following in his father’s footsteps being that his father played baseball until 2009 after ranking as high as no. 25 in 1992.
Patrick Mahomes Career
Fresh out of college, analysts and scouts had premonitions that he would be a first or second-round pick. During the throwing session at the trials, his passes reached a whopping 60mph becoming the third tie to the NFL record for the fastest pass.
Kansas City Chiefs picked him in the first round, making him the first quarterback they picked in the first round since 1983. Mahomes put pen on paper for the Kansas City Chiefs on 20th July 2017 in a four-year deal with $16.42m alongside $10.08m as a signing bonus.
Mahomes took over as Kansas City’s starting quarterback in 2018. He helped his team defeat the Los Angeles Chargers in the first game. The AFC named him offensive player of the week for his performance in the game.
Mahomes went on to win offensive player of the week, becoming one of only a few players in NFL history to have over 5,000 yards passing in a season while leading the Chiefs to their third consecutive division title.
He was instrumental in leading the team to its first AFC championship since 1993. Mahomes’ outstanding performance in the 2018 season earned him a slew of honours.
Patrick Mahomes Biography
Patrick was born on the 17th of September 1995. He was born in Tyler, Texas. He was born in the family of Pat Mahomes, who was an MLB pitcher, and Randi Mahomes. He attended his college Whitehouse High School where he used to play football and basketball for his team in the school. He was into sports during his childhood and school time. His parents have also supported him in sports as his father is from a sports background. He started playing and learning about football and basketball to improve his skill. He started gaining popularity during school when he played amazing football and basketball.
After a while, he began to prioritise football over basketball. During his high school career, he amassed 948 rushing yards, 15 rushing touchdowns, and 4,619 passing yards. He prioritised sports over academics in school because he aspired to be a professional player. He is now a successful rising sports player for the National Football League, and he has broken my records at such a young age.
Patrick Mahomes’ Net Worth and Salary
Patrick Mahomes’ net worth is $40 million in 2022. Patrick signed a four-year contract with the Chiefs when he first entered the NFL in 2017. It was worth $16.2 million in total and included a $10 million signing bonus. According to reports, Patrick signed a 10-year extension with the Chiefs on July 6, 2020, worth “over $400 million in total.”
The true value of the contract extension was later revealed to be $503 million. The agreement also includes $477 million in “guaranteed mechanisms,” $140 million of which is fully guaranteed against injury. He is the first athlete in sports history to be worth half a billion dollars.
Patrick Mahomes Education
He graduated from Whitehouse High School in Whitehouse, Texas, and then went on to Texas Tech University to complete his education. He participated in more sports during his high school and college years, and he is now a successful football player.
Patrick Mahomes Relationship
Mahomes is married to his longtime lover, Brittany Matthews. They started dating in March 2012 when Mahomes was a sophomore and Matthews was a junior at Whitehouse High School in East Texas. After being together for 10 years, they finally tied the knot in Hawaii, Texas, on March 12, 2022. The couple shares a daughter with another child on the way.
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