Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews first met in high school
Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews have a love story that’s fit for a movie.
The high school sweethearts first met back when they were teenagers, and the pair managed to make a long-distance relationship work while excelling in their collegiate athletic careers before becoming professional athletes. Mahomes is the quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs, while Matthews previously competed internationally as a pro soccer player in Iceland.
Despite their numerous accomplishments, their pride and joy is their daughter, Sterling Skye, whom they welcomed in February 2021. One year later, the couple tied the knot in Maui, Hawaii during a picturesque ceremony, where Sterling served as the pair’s adorable flower girl.
In May 2022, Mahomes and Matthews shared that they would soon be a family of four. “Round 2!” the pair captioned a trio of pictures announcing they were expecting their second child. The couple welcomed their son, Patrick “Bronze” Lavon Mahomes III, on Nov. 28, 2022.
On Feb. 12, 2023, Mahomes, Matthews and their kids celebrated another huge milestone — the Chiefs 2023 Super Bowl victory. Matthews joined her husband on the field after the game, where she and Sterling were photographed celebrating with the quarterback as confetti fell around them.
From attending their high school prom to growing their family together, keep scrolling to see the full timeline of Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews’ relationship.
March 2012: Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews begin dating
Mahomes met Matthews when he was a sophomore and she was a junior at Whitehouse High School in Texas, and they began dating as teenagers.
During a 2020 interview with Today, the future Super Bowl champion reflected on the early days of his relationship with Matthews, describing himself as “just a normal teenage kid showing up at the family dinner type stuff and being nervous and everything.”
May 2013: Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews attend prom together
In the spring of 2013, Mahomes and Matthews attended their school prom together. Mahomes shared a collage of photos from the night on his Instagram account with the caption, “Best prom date a guy could ask for!!”
2013-2014: Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews attend different colleges
After Matthews graduated high school, she went off to the University of Texas at Tyler where she played soccer. A year later, Mahomes graduated high school and chose Texas Tech University. However, the distance couldn’t keep them apart, and they managed to make it work despite their stringent collegiate athletic schedules.
2017: Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews become pro athletes
After graduating from college in 2017, Matthews signed with the Icelandic professional soccer team Afturelding/Fram. The same year, the Kansas City Chiefs selected Mahomes during the first round of the NFL draft.
February 2, 2020: Brittany Matthews supports Patrick Mahomes after his Super Bowl win
Mahomes and the Chiefs won Super Bowl LIV on Feb. 2, 2020, and the quarterback was crowned the MVP of the game. After the big win, Mahomes was photographed holding Matthews on the field as they celebrated together.
September 2, 2020: Patrick Mahomes pops the question to Brittany Matthews
Following his Super Bowl ring ceremony, Mahomes proposed to Matthews in front of a floral wall with a neon light that read “Will You Marry Me?” The quarterback captioned a photo of the moment, “Ring SZN.”
Mahomes later confessed to KCSP 610 Radio that he was more nervous about proposing than he was about playing in the Super Bowl. “You don’t think it’s going to be nerve-wracking, especially when you’ve been with someone for so long, but before you get on that knee, your heart’s racing, I promise you that,” he said.
September 29, 2020: Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews announce they’re expecting
Later that same month, the couple announced even more exciting news: they were expecting their first child.
Matthews revealed she was pregnant on Instagram along with two photos of her and Mahomes. “Mom & Dad, taking a small detour to the wedding❤️,” she captioned the post, which showed her holding a sonogram while Mahomes cradled her baby bump.
October 2020: Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews hold a sex reveal party
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the couple hosted a Zoom party to reveal their baby’s sex to close family and friends. Mahomes and Matthews used their dogs to help share the news, and had the pups walk down a white sheet of paper with pink paint on their paws to signify that the parents-to-be were having a girl.
Before the reveal, Mahomes said that he wasn’t hoping for a specific sex.
“No, I’m just super excited to hopefully have a healthy baby and someone I’ll be able to love for the rest of my life,” he told 610 Sports Radio’s The Drive.
December 2020: Brittany Matthews celebrates at her baby shower
Matthews was able to have her family and close friends come together for a shower before the baby’s birth. In an Instagram Story, the fitness brand owner explained that she and her loved ones were all tested for COVID-19 and quarantined before the celebration. The future mom was sporting a pink gown that matched the pink party decorations.
“Thanks to my gals for going to TX to shower baby girl & I,” she wrote. “Thankful to have amazing close friends & family that will stay safe for the sake of me & my baby girl.”
February 20, 2021: Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews welcome their baby
On Feb. 20, 2021, Matthews and Mahomes welcomed their first child, baby Sterling Skye Mahomes. They shared the news via Instagram with a photo of their newborn holding her mom’s finger. The new mother was photographed wearing a necklace with her daughter’s name written in cursive letters. Mahomes also posted a photo of the baby girl and revealed that she weighed 6 lbs, 11 oz.
“We will share photos of her when we [feel] the time is right,” Matthews wrote alongside the snapshot. “I know the internet will instantly take the photos of her and share [them] everywhere, so just preparing myself for my newborn baby girl to be shared with the world! Right now we are just soaking in every minute with her.”
March 3, 2021: Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews select a wedding date
Not long after giving birth, the couple settled on a wedding date and venue for their nuptials. “It’s wedding planning time,” she wrote on Instagram. “We have a date & place wahoooooo #2022.”
March 20, 2021: Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews share the first photo of Sterling
On March 20, 2021, both Mahomes and Matthews shared the first photos of Sterling on her 1-month birthday. Sterling was seen donning an adorable pink bow while Mahomes cradled her in his arms.
May 9, 2021: Brittany Matthews celebrates her first Mother’s Day with Patrick Mahomes and baby Sterling
Matthews celebrated her first Mother’s Day when Sterling was 11 weeks old.
“Dear Sterling, thank you for making me a mommy and being the biggest blessing EVER, Mommy & Daddy love you more than you will ever understand,” Matthews wrote before thanking her mother.
The NFL quarterback also celebrated Matthews with a tribute, writing, “Happy 1st Mother’s Day!” on Instagram.
June 20, 2021: Patrick Mahomes celebrates his first Father’s Day alongside Brittany Matthews and their daughter
Mahomes had quite a few firsts in 2021, including his very first Father’s Day as a dad. Matthews paid tribute to him by sharing a series of photos of the proud father and their little girl along with their dogs.
October 31, 2021: Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews celebrate daughter Sterling’s first Halloween
The entire family dressed up as characters from the Disney classic 101 Dalmatians for Sterling’s first Halloween. The couple’s dogs wore spotted caps with Dalmatian ears on them while their then-8-month-old daughter was dressed as a puppy. Matthews donned a black-and-white wig for her take on Cruella de Vil while Mahomes dressed as a dog catcher.
December 25, 2021: Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews celebrate Sterling’s first Christmas
Mahomes and Matthews spared no expense for Sterling’s first Christmas.
“It worked out well for us, and we had a home game that Saturday,” Mahomes told The Drive on 610 Sports Radio. “We had that morning to be with the kids, and do all the gifts and everything. Sterling, I don’t think she understood what Christmas was yet, but she understood she got a lot of toys.”
The couple was thrilled to see her play with her new toys, which included a mini remote-controlled black Lamborghini.
“It was awesome,” he said of his daughter’s first car. “And you can control it through a little remote control, too. I think it’s a bad sign for me that she’s already getting a black Lamborghini. Brittany’s already putting it in her head.”
March 12, 2022: Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews tie the knot
On March 12, 2022, Mahomes and Matthews finally said “I do” after 10 years of dating. The private ceremony was held in Maui, Hawaii. Matthews wore a Versace gown complete with an elaborate train while their 1-year-old daughter served as one of the flower girls. Little Sterling rode down the aisle in a toy car.
March 2022: Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews go on a tropical honeymoon
Matthews and Mahomes jetted off to St. Barts for their honeymoon, where the newlyweds went paddleboarding, hiking and spent time taking in the scenery.
Matthews updated fans on Instagram with photos of the trip, including the couple’s romantic honeymoon suite. The pair was treated to champagne, rose petals, parfaits and a cake with their high school’s name and emblem on it, commemorating where they first met.
February 20, 2022: Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews celebrate their daughter’s first birthday
Mahomes and Matthews celebrated their daughter’s first birthday with an elaborate party, which included a pink ball pit, cotton candy station and bounce house.
“My Ster Girl is ONE! I can’t believe it🥺💕” Matthews wrote on Instagram. “YOU my sweet girl deserve the world!! Your Daddy & I love you more & more every day, we can not wait to see where this life takes you & all the things you will conquer! #stersworld.”
Adidas, where the NFL quarterback has his own signature shoe line, also sent the toddler and her parents a customized gift. The parents shared a photo of matching sneakers with baby blue wings for the entire family.
May 29, 2022: Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews announce they’re expecting again
On May 29, 2022, Mahomes and Matthews announced they were expanding their family with baby number two on the way in joint Instagram posts.
“Round 2!” they captioned a trio of pictures that show the couple smiling with Sterling, who holds a sign that reads, “Big sister duties … coming soon.”
June 26, 2022: Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews announce they are having a boy
A month after sharing their second pregnancy news, Mahomes and Matthews revealed they are having a baby boy.
Photos provided exclusively to PEOPLE showed the young parents wearing blue hoodies with “Baby Mahomes Boy or Girl” written across the front. “Boy” was circled indicating a son was on the way. Future big sister Sterling also wore a T-shirt that matched her parents.
August 7, 2022: Brittany Matthews shares photos of Patrick Mahomes and Sterling at a “Family Fun Day”
Matthews shared sweet photos of Mahomes and their daughter at a Kansas City Chief’s event for players and their families. One of the snaps showed Mahomes smiling as he held the 17-month-old girl. Other pictures included the pig-tailed toddler playing with purses and walking on the grass.
“Family Fun Day❤️,” she captioned the Instagram post.
August 31, 2022: Brittany Matthews celebrates her birthday with Patrick Mahomes and Sterling
Matthews celebrated her birthday with a special night out with Mahomes. In an Instagram post, the birthday girl shared photos of herself and her husband posing in a restaurant. In the snaps, Matthews wore a dark top and cradled her baby bump.
“Cheers to 27✨,” she captioned the pictures.
Matthews also shared a video on her Instagram Story of her cute birthday card from Sterling. The front of the card read “happy birthday mom,” with a gold and pink cake.
In the clip, Matthews opened the card to show off the toddler’s scribbles, along with a pink heart and Sterling’s name written in crayon. Over the picture, the proud mom wrote, “The best card.”
October 10, 2022: Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews step out for date night
Matthews shared pictures on Instagram after a date night with Mahomes. The set of photos features the pair standing in front of a brick wall, with Matthews in a blue Fendi suit that shows off her baby bump and Mahomes in a dark shirt and jeans.
“Thank God for giving me you🤍,” she wrote in the caption.
The duo was also spotted in an Instagram Reel shared by ESPN and Sports Center during Mahomes’ game the day before, where the quarterback could be seen jogging to the sidelines to kiss his pregnant wife.
November 19, 2022: Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews share maternity photoshoot images
Mahomes and daughter Sterling joined Matthews for her maternity photoshoot. The NFL player was casually clad in jeans and a white T-shirt, while Matthews stunned in a bump-hugging black maxi dress.
“You three🤍,” she captioned the images on Instagram.
November 28, 2022: Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews welcome their second child
In a joint post on Instagram, Matthews and Mahomes announced the arrival of their son, Patrick “Bronze” Lavon Mahomes III. The couple shared a sweet photo of their newborn’s feet as he slept on a fleece blanket emblazoned with the name “Mahomes.” Also pictured was a custom chain with Bronze’s name spelled out in diamonds.
January 11, 2023: Patrick Mahomes joins Brittany Matthews as co-owner of the Kansas City Current
Matthews has been a co-owner of the women’s soccer team since its inception in 2020. Mahomes is now the newest investor to join the ownership team.
“I am thankful for the chance to join @brittanylynne as part of the Kansas City Current’s ownership team,” he wrote on Instagram. “She and the Longs have done an incredible job building a world-class organization and I am excited to join another championship-caliber club as it continues to make history.”
January 29, 2023: Brittany Matthews celebrates Patrick Mahomes going to the Super Bowl
The mom-of-two was in attendance at the AFC Championship game when Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs earned their spot in Super Bowl LVII.
During the game, she shared photos and videos on her Instagram Story that featured her and daughter Sterling at the stadium. After the win, Matthews shared a video on Instagram which showed the football player running over to kiss Sterling and her as well as other post-game celebrations.
February 9, 2023: Patrick Mahomes thanks Brittany Matthews in NFL MVP acceptance speech
Just days before playing in the Super Bowl, Mahomes was named the NFL’s Most Valuable Player for the 2022-2023 season. The quarterback wasn’t able to attend the NFL Honors ceremony in Phoenix, Arizona, but he did pre-record an acceptance speech for the audience, which included a special shout-out to his wife and kids.
“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,” Mahomes said in the video. “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, through my good times and my bad. Love y’all.”
February 12, 2023: Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews celebrate his Super Bowl win
Matthews was there to cheer on her husband during the 2023 Super Bowl, giving him a kiss for good luck ahead of the big game. After the Chiefs defeated the Eagles, Matthews rushed on the field to celebrate her husband’s victory.
In a video posted on her Instagram story, the mom of two could be heard yelling “He did it!” as she made her way to Mahomes. She also posted footage of the quarterback holding up the Vince Lombardi Trophy during a ceremony after the win.
April 16, 2023: Brittany Matthews opens up about women who pursue Patrick Mahomes
Matthews was asked how she deals with women flirting with her husband during an Instagram Q&A.
“Lol it’s actually really sad how disrespectful some women are…But they are a waist [sic] of my time & not going to disturb my peace,” she replied.
Brittany added that she “used to have a very hard time” and “get extremely annoyed” when other women would flirt with her husband but now she “could care less.”
May 1, 2023: Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews attend the Met Gala
The couple stepped out for a date night at the 2023 Met Gala, where they were seen smiling and holding hands on the red carpet. Mahomes wore a black suit jacket with matching pants, while Matthews was photographed in a white off-the-shoulder dress with silver sequin sleeves.
June 25, 2023: Brittany Matthews shares pictures from a family vacation
Matthews shared several photos from her family’s island vacation on her Instagram. One post featured various photos of the family playing at the beach while another post showed Matthews posing on a lounge chair while Mahomes snapped her picture, squatting down to get the best angle.
“10/10 Husband🥰,” Matthews wrote in the caption.
July 11, 2023: Patrick Mahomes says Brittany Matthews is a “great wife”
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At the Los Angeles premiere of his Netflix docuseries, Quarterback, Mahomes expressed his gratitude for Matthews.
“I have a great wife. I think that helps out a ton. She helps me out a ton by taking stuff off my plate,” he told PEOPLE. “I have great people around me and I can be Patrick Mahomes. I can be myself, the same person I’ve grown up being — and luckily that’s won a couple of Super Bowls.”
Matthews, who joined her husband on the red carpet, chimed in: “I think he’s done such an amazing job at balancing his work life and his at-home life. I think he’s really switched around his priorities and figured it out. He’s the best father ever.”
July 12, 2023: Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews attend the ESPYs
Mahomes and Matthews walked the red carpet together at the 2023 ESPY Awards. Later that evening, the quarterback won the ESPY for best NFL player and best athlete, men’s sports.
“I want to thank my family — Brittany, Bronze, Sterling — I’m glad that all that hard work is paying off. When I’m not in the building, y’all are supporting me and making me the man that I am,” Mahomes said during his acceptance speech.