Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes broke onto the NFL scene with a bang in 2017 when he was the first round draft pick for the Midwestern team. He became the starting quarterback for the Chiefs in 2018 before going on to become the league’s MVP that season.
Considering all the success he’s had so far, it’s not surprising that Patrick and his team are now competing in Super Bowl LV. Also not surprising? The fact that his fiancé (and his biggest fan), Brittany Matthews, will be there cheering him on from the sidelines.As you settle in to watch the Chiefs take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Sunday’s big game, here’s a look at everything we know about Patrick and Brittany’s sweet love story.
Patrick and Brittany met in high school.Yes, Patrick and Brittany are high school sweethearts! The couple grew up in Whitehouse, Texas, where they both attended Whitehouse High School. They started dating when Patrick was a sophomore and Brittany was a junior, and they’ve been together ever since.
Brittany is also an athlete.After graduating from Whitehouse High, Brittany went on to play soccer at the nearby University of Texas campus in Tyler. Upon completing her bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, she signed on to play professional soccer for UMF Afturelding/Fram in Iceland. She won a league championship there before moving to Kansas City, where Patrick was living after being picked 10th by the Chiefs in the NFL draft, sometime in late 2017.
Brittany no longer plays soccer professionally, but she uses her athleticism in a new and different way: Also a certified personal trainer, Brittany sells workout programs on her website, Brittany Lynne Fitness.Patrick and Brittany bought a house in Kansas City.
In 2019, Patrick and Brittany dropped $1.925 million on a home in Kansas City’s Mission Hills neighborhood. They renovated the home with the help of an interior designer — even adding a special closet for Patrick’s sneaker collection — and live there now with their two pit bulls, Steel and Silver.
“Setting down roots in Kansas City was huge for us,” Patrick told Bleacher Reporter during a video tour of his and Brittany’s home. “I think the people are what we love the most about Kansas City. We’re trying to be here for a long, long time.”
Brittany is Patrick’s biggest cheerleader.
It’s no secret that Brittany loves to cheer on her boyfriend’s team: She’s become known for live-tweeting every Kansas City Chiefs game from the sidelines and posting photos of her Chiefs-themed outfits to Instagram.
Patrick and Brittany are engaged.
The couple celebrated their eight-year anniversary in March 2020 and before the year was over, Patrick got down on one knee and proposed to Brittany. The special moment happened on September 1, 2020, on the same day that Patrick received his first Super Bowl ring from the big game at Kansas City’s Arrowhead Stadium.The bride-to-be shared the exciting news the next day on social media. “You made this day perfect, you took my entire breath away and I could not have imagined anything better,” she captioned a set of Instagram photos. “I love you, forever and always! Cheers to spending our lifetime together and an inseparable bond 🎉🥂💕.”
Patrick and Brittany are expecting their first child.
On September 29, 2020, the two announced that they are expecting. On Instagram, Brittany posted a photo of herself holding an ultrasound image with Patrick behind her. She wrote: “Mom & Dad, taking a small detour to the wedding❤️.” The Chiefs quarterback also posted a similar photo, simply captioning it: “❤️.’In October, the couple revealed that they are having a baby girl. While we don’t know Brittany’s exact due date, the 25-year-old had a baby shower in December, which means their baby girl should be here soon.We can’t wait to meet their bundle of joy!