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Patrick Mahomes and His Wife, Brittany Mahomes: The Athlete Love Story for the Ages

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 04: Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs and Brittany Matthews attend the 2022 NHL All-Star Skills as part of the 2022 NHL All-Star Weekend on February 04, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via Getty Images)

Patrick Mahomes is an American football quarterback with a very supportive wife. With his skills and hard work, he was named NFL’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) in his second season in 2018; he also won the award in 2022. Additionally, the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback led his team to victory in the Super Bowl in 2019 and 2022.

His wife, Brittany Matthews, is also in the public eye. She is an Instagram (IG) star with over 1.5 million followers and posts fitness content and modeling shots related to such. Matthews is the co-owner of the Kansas City Current women’s soccer team. She uses the expertise she gained back as a professional soccer player.

The two are both 28 years old and have two kids of their own. They are happily married, supporting each other in their successful careers.

People think they are a match made in heaven, and their love story couldn’t agree more. But how did it start in the first place?

Chapter 1: High School Sweethearts and Prom Dates

The roots of their love started back in March 2012 when Mahomes, the now-two-time Super Bowl MVP, was a sophomore, and Matthews, the now-IG star, was a junior at Whitehouse High School.

The two were close friends until Mahomes got the courage to get out of the “friend zone.” He sent a Valentine’s Day card partnered with a rose to Matthews, who just started playing soccer back then.

Mahomes and Matthews on the way to prom (Photo from Matthew's Instagram Page and usmagazine)
Photo from Matthew’s Instagram Page and usmagazine

As a result, the two were each other’s prom dates in their senior year in May 2013. Years passed and they kept their romance alive despite attending different colleges. The soon-to-be Chiefs quarterback joined Texas Tech University from 2014 to 2017. Meanwhile, his girlfriend sharpened her talents at the University of Texas from 2013 to 2017. The two were already striving for their dreams even when they were young.

Chapter 2: The Path to Their Careers

Mahomes entered the National Football League (NFL) back in April 2017. His current team, the Chiefs, picked him as their first-round pick and the 10th overall pick in the NFL draft.

The two were thrilled by this news, with Matthews sharing her excitement on her Instagram. She instantly became a Chiefs fan to cheer for her loving boyfriend.

Mahomes officially joining the Kansas City Chiefs (Photo from Matthew's Instagram Page)
Photo from Matthew’s Instagram Page

“Officially a Kansas City Chiefs fan! I’m so proud of you Patrick! I cannot wait to take on this amazing journey by your side!❤️ I love you lots!”

Brittany Matthews on her Instagram

In the same year, Matthews landed an opportunity of her very own. A pro soccer team from Iceland offered her a deal, which she accepted with Mahomes right by her side.

Chapter 3: Building a Family

With their careers fully blooming at a young age, the two immediately started saving up to prepare for what’s ahead. Eventually, after two seasons with the Chiefs, the sweet couple bought a home in Kansas City. The two-million-dollar house had three bedrooms, three baths, a home gym, and a pool, according to sources. The huge building was theirs to keep by May 2019.

It wasn’t long before Mahomes made his next move. After being together for eight years, the American football star proposed to his loving girlfriend in September 2020. He made sure to make the evening special as he brought Matthews to a VIP box at the Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City. The night sky was decorated with a glowing sign that read, “Will You Marry Me?”

The good news wasn’t over for the happy couple. In the same month, the two announced the news of their first child on Matthew’s Instagram. It featured a sweet photo of the newly engaged couple as they held a sonogram of their baby.

News of Matthew's pregnancy (Photo from Matthew's Instagram Page)
Photo from Matthew’s Instagram Page

Fans couldn’t help but bombard the new mom and dad with congratulations messages in the comment section. They even held a gender reveal in October.

By February 21, 2021, Matthews shared with the world the birth of their daughter Sterling Skye Mahomes, on her Instagram. The newborn firmly gripped her tiny fingers around her mom and dad’s. Additionally, the photo included the brand-new mom wearing a necklace that spells their daughter’s name.

Chapter 4: Vows til the end of time

As they continued their story, by March 12, 2022, the two officially took their vows and became husband and wife. The wedding took place in Hawaii with their family and friends there to celebrate. With that, Brittany Matthews is now officially Brittany Mahomes.

Of course, the two took the opportunity to express their love by going on a romantic honeymoon three days after the wedding, which was March 15.

Diving deeper into the exciting get-away, Matthews revealed weeks after that they celebrated in a tropical location in Maui named St. Barts. Romance filled the air during their travels as their plane’s windows were decorated with fake candles and beautiful rose petals.

A glimpse of the Mahomes' Honeymoon (Photo from Matthew's Instagram Page)
Photo from Matthew’s Instagram Page

After some time, Patrick Mahomes’ wife Brittany posted another huge announcement. The celebrity-athlete couple made headlines by revealing they are having a second baby in May 2022.

Patrick and Brittany showed their love for their daughter over the years. In June 2022, the family celebrated Fall by going to a pumpkin patch with their first child. It goes to show that they’re ready to have a second one.

Eventually, in November 2022, Mrs. Mahomes gave birth to Patrick ‘Bronze’ Lavon Mahomes III. His big sister is already excited to meet him.

A Netflix Documentary

Since then, the couple has been living their fullest lives after overcoming unsaid hardships. Fans can watch their love story unfold in episode one of Netflix’s Quarterback docuseries. The show premiered on July 12.

KANSAS CITY, MO - JUNE 15: Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) and wife Brittany on the Red Carpet before the Super Bowl Championship Ring Ceremony on June 15, 2023 at Union Station in Kansas City, MO. (Photo by Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
Photo by Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

In the documentary, the couple had a great time recalling the moment that started it all.

“We kinda met in seventh, eighth grade. She was the grade above me, I was kind of the best friend, in the friend zone forever.”

Patrick Mahomes in the Netflix documentary

“He thought it was a joke. I thought it was the cutest thing in the world. And then everyone at our lunch table started chanting, ‘Kiss him, kiss him,’ and made it really awkward cause we were ‘just friends’ so that’s kind of what started it and then I thought it was cute.”

Brittany Mahomes in the Netflix documentary

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