Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is committed. Now, I’m not talking about the kind of commitment that wavers at the sign of trouble. Mahomes is so committed, he bought an ownership stake in the city’s Major League Baseball team — the Kansas City Royals — without batting an eye. The Super Bowl MVP put pen to paper on his record-setting 10-year, $503 million contract in July 2020, tying him to Kansas City, Missouri, until he’s 36 years old. He’s not looking back.
That’s not the first major commitment No. 15 made in his life. Just ask his fiancée and longtime girlfriend Brittany Matthews.
Who Is Patrick Mahomes’ Fiancée Brittany Matthews?
Mahomes and Brittany Matthews met during their formative years at Whitehouse High School in Texas, according to the Kansas City Star.
A few Instagram posts show the pair together as far back as 2011 when Mahomes was in 10th grade; Matthews graduated in 2013, one year before Mahomes. Their relationship blossomed as Mahomes grew into a nationally-scouted Class of 2014 quarterback on the football field and over-powering pitcher on a baseball diamond.
Matthews wasn’t just Mahomes’ No. 1 cheerleader on the sidelines, though.
College Soccer Star Turned Fitness Trainer
Matthews was a standout soccer player for Whitehouse and went on to play college soccer at the University of Texas at Tyler. She scored 31 goals and finished second in program history with 78 points, helping UT Tyler to a 56-13-5 record during her four years. Matthews parlayed her success into a professional soccer contract with a club called UMF Afturelding/Fram in Iceland.
As you’d expect, the Texas Tech University legend was by his girlfriend’s side just weeks after being selected No. 10 overall in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs.
Matthews returned home after a short stint abroad and began using her bachelor’s degree in kinesiology to build Brittany Lynne Fitness, her own fitness company. Utilizing her social media platforms and training as an athlete, the fitness influencer has crafted a slogan “Training with Britt” and has garnered more than 1 million Instagram followers.
The certified personal trainer builds various workout programs for her clients, and you better believe she’s not letting Mahomes slack off during the offseason.
Matthews Gets Harassed by Salty NFL Fans
Attending big games as her NFL star boyfriend continues rewriting the record books isn’t always sunshine and bikinis, though.
Just last year, Matthews alleged in a series of tweets that New England Patriots fans at Gillette Stadium were harassing her so bad that her seats needed to be moved.
The high school sweethearts are best friends, and given the incredible run Mahomes had as a 24-year-old, the future should be even brighter for this couple with a few hundred million dollars in the bank
Mahomes Proposed With a Massive Ring
Mahomes and players received their Chiefs Super Bowl rings at Arrowhead Stadium on Tuesday night, September 1 for beating the San Francisco 49ers in Miami, but that wasn’t the most important ring on Mahomes’ mind.
The Super Bowl LIV MVP proposed to his longtime girlfriend with an engagement ring featuring a diamond nearly the same size as the rock he received in the team’s ring ceremony. Mahomes put together a beautiful set-up with flowers and a “Will You Marry Me?” sign in one of the suites at the stadium. Just like that, Patrick Mahomes’ girlfriend Brittany Matthews became his fiancée.
He shared the news on his Instagram story just two days after he called her “#MyBabe” on Brittany’s 25th birthday. Something tells me he didn’t find that ring on Amazon. It must have cost a fortune.
“Ring SZN,” he wrote with a picture of the ring on his new fiancee’s hand.
The NFL season got going in September regardless of COVID-19 and the coronavirus pandemic, and it appears the richest man (thanks to a ridiculous contract extension) in football will continue to lead his football team with his wife by his side during it.
Patrick & Brittany’s Baby Announcement
The year 2020 may have been a bad one for most, but it’s treated the Chiefs QB pretty well.
After dropping to a knee and proposing at his team’s Super Bowl ring ceremony, the star quarterback and Brittany announced on September 29 that they were expecting their first child in 2021.
She announced the news via pics on her Instagram just a day after Mahomes scored five touchdowns to beat Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens on Monday night football.
They also have a beautiful Kansas City house they bought in 2019 for almost $2 million that features a room showcasing his 180-pair shoe collection. They shared the inside of it with Bleacher Report:
This year didn’t bring him another MVP (that belonged to Aaron Rodgers) but it may bring another Super Bowl win for Mahomes if he and the Chiefs beat Tom Brady’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV. Even if it ends in a loss at least he’ll have the birth of his child to cherish.
Boy or girl, I’m sure this kid will have a cannon for an arm.
Patrick & Brittany’s First Child: Daughter Sterling
Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews officially welcomed their first child on February 20, 2021, a baby girl named Sterling Skye Mahomes.
The couple both posted photos on their Instagram accounts of the baby’s hand while Brittany wore a necklace with Sterling’s name on it.
“Sterling Skye Mahomes 2/20/21 6lbs 11oz,” Brittany wrote in a trending caption on social media.
The new mom celebrated an early birthday with Patrick and their daughter at a facility for the Kansas City Women’s Soccer League, a professional women’s soccer team in the National Women’s Soccer League she’s a co-owner of.
Congrats to the new parents, who are sure to have their hands full this offseason. Hopefully Mahomes is able to get some sleep as a new dad so he can keep beating teams like the New York Jets, Cleveland Browns and Miami Dolphins in the regular season and playoffs.
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This post was originally published on August 19, 2020, but has been updated to as the couple has added to their family.