Patrick Mahomes is an all-star for his team on the football field — and a champion for his family at home.
The Kansas City Chiefs quarterback got engaged to high school sweetheart Brittany Matthews in September 2020, proposing on the same day he received his Super Bowl LIV championship ring. Later that month, the couple announced that they had a baby on the way.
Matthews gave birth to daughter Sterling in February 2021. “I think [fatherhood has] changed me in a sense that you’re just so appreciative of every single day and the little things,” Mahomes told Forbes in April 2021.While accepting his MVP win at the 2023 NFL Honors, the athlete gave a shout-out to his family.
“To my wife, Brittany, my baby girl, Sterling, and my son, Bronze, this crazy life that we are living means nothing without y’all keeping me balanced and making me appreciate every single day,” he said. “No matter how I feel coming home, y’all bring me joy and make me appreciate the time that I get to spend with y’all. Thank you for always being there for me during my good times and my bad.
Love y’all.”Sterling’s] figuring it out,” he said on Audacy’s “The Drive” when asked how his daughter was adjusting to being a big sister. “She wants to hold him and take care of him, and everything like that. … She loves her little brother. She wants to play all day, and we have to tell her to be gentle. And we have to tell her don’t throw him like a toy baby.