Patrick Mahomes, born as Patrick Lavon Mahomes II on September 17, 1995, is a star. He is an American professional football player who plays at the National Football League (NFL) with the Kansas City Chiefs. His father, Pat, was a Major League Baseball pitcher. This explains where the successful football player gets his immense will-power to excel in his field of choice.
Mahomes attended Texas Tech University where he played college baseball and college football. He, however, traded his love for baseball for the full-time pursuit of his other talent, football, during his sophomore year.
As fate would have it, the player refined his skills over time to become one of the best players in his school. In his junior year, he led all NCAA Division I FBS players in various categories, including passing touchdowns, 53, and passing yards, 5052.
After proving to himself that he was indeed good at what he does, he gave the 2017 NFL Draft a shot and was placed tenth by the Kansas City Chiefs in their general selection. He was placed as Alex Smith's back-up during his early stages with the team.
The following season, he was traded to Washington Redskins, where he made it to the starter team. He did not disappoint. In that season, the well-built athlete threw for 5097 yards, had twelve interceptions and fifty touchdowns. This made him the only player in history to ever throw north of 5000 yards in a season in NFL and college.
- Full name: Patrick Lavon Mahomes II
- Date of birth: September 17, 1995
- Place of birth: Tyler, TX
- Patrick Mahomes age: 24 years
- Nationality: American
- Religion: Christianity
- Ethnicity: African-American
- Zodiac sign: Leo
- Famous as: American football quarterback
- Height: 1.91 meters
- Weight: 104 kg
- Girlfriend: Brittany Matthews
- Sexual orientation: Straight
- Eye color: Brown
- Hair color: Black
- Parents: Randi Martin (mother) and Pat Mahomes (father)
- Siblings: Jackson Mahomes, Mia Randall
- Net worth: $10 million
He also joined legendary players such as Peyton Manning and Tom Brady to ever throw a minimum of 50 touchdown passes in one season. His impressive performance in the first season earned him the pro-bowl title and the First-Team All-Pro position.
He was also the winner of NFL Most Valuable Player and NFL Offensive Player of the Year. He goes down in history, alongside Steve McNair and Cam Newton, as one of the three African-American quarterbacks to bag the AP MVP award.
Patrick Mahomes early years
Patrick Mahomes parents received their bundle of joy on September 17, 1995, which is 24 years ago. His father, Pat Mahomes, an ex-MLB pitcher, and mother, Randi, are separated.
The player enrolled in Whitehouse High School in Whitehouse, Texas, where he was part of the school's basketball, football, and baseball teams. In 2013-2014 he was declared Maxpreps Male Athlete of the Year after showing impressive performance. He was ranked as the twelfth best dual-threat quarterback in his category.
Patrick Mahomes girlfriend
Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews are in a relationship. Their love began when they were still in Whitehouse High School in Whitehouse, Texas. According to Yahoo Sports, the two started dating when the athlete was in his tenth grade.
Matthews graduated in 2013 before her boyfriend. She joined a nearby University of Texas where she played soccer for the school. Patrick, on the other hand, graduated in 2014 and moved 440 miles away to Texas Tech University, in Lubbock, to play college baseball and football.
Patrick Mahomes net worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the athlete has an estimated net worth of $10 million. Most of his wealth comes from his NFL career. In the beginning, Patrick Mahomes annual salary was $555,000. However, his base salary was raised to $645,000 with yearly gradual raise in the future.
His net worth is set to receive a substantial boost if he signs an extension to his contract. If he ascents to the extension, he might end up with a record-setting deal.
Patrick Mahomes contract
Typically, NFL players do not sign extension deals on the year that they are eligible to sign new contracts. Therefore, Patrick and the Chiefs have two scenarios in which they might approach this contract. First, the Chiefs could wait until the year 2021 to award the player an extension. Given that Patrick is a very valuable player, he could be worth $200 million in the end, if he signs a five-year contract that earns an annual income of $40 million.
Patrick Mahomes endorsements
After Patrick Mahomes MVP season, the player was approached by several organizations for endorsement deals. He got his first endorsement from Hunt's when he publicly spoke about his love for ketchup. Later, the NFL player landed endorsement deals with State Farm, Essentia Water, Hy-Vee, Adidas, Oakley, and DirectTV. In addition to these, he made the cover athlete for Madden NFL 20.
Patrick Mahomes brother
The NFL player has a younger brother by the name Jackson Mahomes. Recently, Jackson came out of the closet and confessed that he is gay. Fans have been on his case for not being a macho man like his elder brother. Jackson has had a very good relationship with his older brother's girlfriend. Patrick has been mature enough to stick by his brother's side. He has taken him in and allowed him to live with him and Matthews.
Patrick Mahomes Chiefs
The award-winning football player has had a successful career with the Chiefs. This is his impressive record with the team.
- In 2018, he had the most passing yards in a season (5,097)
- In 2018, he had the most touchdown passes thrown in a game (6)
- He has a minimum career quarterback rating of 500 attempts
- In 2018, he had the most touchdown passes in a season (50)
Patrick Mahomes career stats
Patrick Mahomes birthday celebration happens every September on 17th when he celebrates his life's accomplishments. He has good career stats that place him among the best NFL players in the history of the league. Here are his great stats;
- In the regular reason, the athlete had an average passing rate of 8.1 in 2017. This improved in 2018, where he had an average passing rate of 8.8. In 2019, he had an average of 8.3.
- In the postseason, he had an average passing rate of 8.0 in 2018, while an average of 9.2 in 2019.
In a recent game that the Cheifs played against Texans, the player gave a speech that got his teammates energized. His inspiring words to the team were;
They're playing man coverage, if we catch the ball, make one person miss, it's a touchdown. Let's do something special! Let's do something special. They already counted us the (expletive) out. One play at a time, do something special.
This move pushed the team to do better despite having been behind. They later scored three touchdowns that put the chiefs on a 28-24 lead by the end of the first half.
These are some of his best images on Instagram;
He is smiling for the camera.
He is looking good in this shot.
The athlete in his celebratory mood.
At 24, Patrick Mahomes has achieved what many would consider impossible. He is an inspiration for many aspiring athletes. His imposing figure and skills come in handy in the pitch. However, this is not his only strength. He also trains hard to get himself ready for his games. He also has a strong will to win that gets him his much deserved victory.