Patrick Mahomes is the history-making American football player to throw more than 5,000 yards in a season in NFL. He is best known as the quarterback for the Kansas City Chief of the National Football League. Previously, he also played basketball as well as football at Texas Tech University.
Among people, he is also popular as the son of the former Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher Pat Mahomes.
Patrick Mahomes: Net Worth, Salary, And Contracts
As of February 2020, Patrick Mahomes has an estimated net worth of $10 million. In 2017, he signed a four years contract for $16.2 million with the Chiefs when he first joined the NFL. The guaranteed agreement also came with a $10 million signing bonus.
As of 2020, there is two years remaining deal of his rookie deal and after Super Bowl 2020, his contract will allegedly extent.
As per the source, his extension will be a league record-setting $200 million. Well, the deal would be most likely to be at least 50% guaranteed along with $40 million annually in average salary. If the deal happens, he will be one of the richest NFL players in history.
6 feet 3 inches tall Patrick first played college football and baseball at Texas Tech University. In his second year, he started to focus more on football and quit baseball. In his junior year, he covered all NCAA Division 1 player in various categories which include passing yards and passing touchdowns.
Finally, Mahomes joined the 2017 National Football League Draft where he was the 10th overall selection by the Kansas City Chiefs. He was the backup to Alex Smith in his rookie season. He was announced the starter after Alex moved to the Washington Redskins. The same season he threw 12 interceptions, 5,097 yards, and 50 touchdowns.
Patrick was mentioned to the Pro Bowl, First-Team All-Pro in his first season as the starter. Even he won NFL Offensive Player of the Year and NFL Most Valuable Player award. Additionally, 24 years old player was the only quarterback in the history to throw more than 5,000 yards in the season in college and NFL.
Moreover, in the first season as a starter, Mahomes was named to the Pro Bowl, First-Team All-Pro and won NFL Offensive Player of the Year, NFL Most Valuable Player, and AP MVP awards.
Patrick Mahomes was born Patrick Lavon Mahomes II on September 17, 1995, in Tyler, Texas, the United States to parents Randi Martin and Pat Mahomes. He has two siblings, brother, Jackson Mahomes and sister, Mia Randall.
Talking about his education, the quarterback player attended Whitehouse High School and later committed to Texas Tech University.
Dating Childhood Sweetheart
As of February 2020, Patrick Mahomes is dating Brittany Matthews. He met his partner while attending Whitehouse High School and began dating when he was in grade 10. His girlfriend is also a footballer.
The couple shared the long-distance relation when the Kansas City Chief selected Brittany in the first round of the NFL Draft in April 2017. As of February 2020, the duo is pursuing their athletic dreams in Kansas City.
Owns House With Girlfriend
Patrick and his girlfriend Matthews owns a house in Kansas City. The duo purchased a villa for $1.925 million in 2019.
The pair launched a foundation, 15 and the Mahomies. The organization aims to help underprivileged youth.
On November 23, 2019, the foundation was able to raise more than $600,000 donation.