Eternal love! Patrick Mahomes as well as Brittany Matthews‘romance gives Us all feelings – starting with school love.
The couple, who got engaged in September 2020, started out as two friends from Texas who went to school together. The Kansas City Chiefs quarterback bonded with Matthews in 2011, when he was still a freshman at Whitehouse High School.
After giving her rose and valentine the following year, the couple’s friendship blossomed into something more. Throughout their high school years, the athletes supported each other—Mahomes played both football and baseball, and Matthews was a football star—and went on dates with each other for gym dances.
The teenage sweethearts went to different colleges, but both stayed in Texas, which helped keep their relationship alive.
“He eventually moved on to Texas Tech, and that’s when it really hit me, ‘Oh shit, he can go play pro football,’” Brittany Lynne Fitness creator said. Today in December 2020 about her fiancé’s football skills. “It was surreal to see him fulfill his dream and to see him grow as an athlete and as a person in general is just amazing.”
The couple, who have two dogs and a home in Kansas City, Missouri, have been there for each other through the ups and downs of their adult lives, including Mahomes winning Super Bowl LIV in 2020 and losing Super Bowl LV in 2021.
Between Super Bowl appearances, the quarterback proposed to his longtime love on the same day he received the championship ring at Arrowhead Stadium in September 2020.
“On a day that was supposed to glorify you, you turned it into a glorification of us. It’s always us, it’s always you and me,” Matthews wrote on Instagram at the time. “The words you looked into my eyes and said to me at this moment will NEVER leave my mind! You made this day perfect, it took my breath away and I couldn’t imagine anything better. I love you, forever and always! I welcome the opportunity to spend our lives together and inseparable bond🎉🥂💕.”
That same month, the couple announced that they were expecting their first child together, a little girl. In February 2021, their daughter Sterling was born.
The couple married in Hawaii in March 2022, where Sterling was their flower girl. Two months later, Matthews and Mahomes announced they were expecting baby #2. “Round 2!” The couple wrote in a joint Instagram post, posing for several photos, with Sterling proudly displaying her “big sister” status on her shirt.
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