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It's no secret that high school sweethearts don't always make it in the long run. People can change, as can their needs in a relationship. However, there are a lucky few who meet their forever person in their teens. Patrick Mahomes and Brittany Matthews’ relationship timeline reveals just how enduring young love can be. The adorable couple has been together for around 10 years, and their romance hasn’t died down one bit.
In March 2022, the lovebirds got married in a gorgeous Hawaii wedding, and only a few months later, they announced that they’d be welcoming their second baby “soon.” Considering the athletic power couple has been going strong for so long, it's easy to see why they decided to commit to forever and build a family together. In the mood to vicariously fall in love? Here's a look at their storybook romance.
2012: Mahomes And Matthews Met In High School
According to Yahoo Sports, Mahomes and Matthews first began dating while attending Whitehouse High School in Whitehouse, Texas.
2014: They Decided To Stay In Texas For College
Matthews reportedly graduated college in 2013, a year earlier than Mahomes, and decided to play soccer at the University of Texas at Tyler, according to Business Insider. A year later, Mahomes enrolled at Texas Tech University where he played football and baseball.
April 2017: Mahomes Joined The Chiefs While Matthews Moved To Iceland To Play Soccer
In April 2017, Mahomes was drafted into the NFL to play for the Kansas City Chiefs, while Matthews went on to play pro soccer in Iceland. "Every coach I have had at UT Tyler made a huge impact on my love for this game and my decision to play professional soccer," Matthews told the Morning Telegraph. "An opportunity opened up for me in Iceland and I could never pass up such an amazing experience to go do what I love." Fortunately, the couple was able to continue their relationship despite the distance.
2019: They Lived Together In Kansas City
A few years later, Matthews relocated to be with Mahomes in Kansas City. Mahomes continued to shine on the field, and during his first season starting for the chiefs, was named the NFL MVP of the season. Matthews went on to become a fitness coach and started Brittany Lynne Fitness. "I have experience with all levels of fitness and have carried that experience with me to create exercise programs for people at all stages on their fitness journey," wrote Matthews on her website. Talk about an athletic power couple!
September 2020: Mahomes Proposed to Matthews
Following almost eight years of dating, Mahomes announced on Instagram Stories that he had proposed to Matthews. Per ET, the proposal reportedly took place shortly after the Chiefs' Super Bowl ring ceremony on Sept. 1, 2020.
"My heart is so full," Matthews wrote on an Instagram Story photo that appeared to document their post-engagement dinner date. "I love this man so incredibly much and today was so so special. Couldn't imagine this day being anymore perfect."
2020: They Bought A Home In Kansas City
It also seemed like the couple will be calling Kansas City home for the foreseeable future. "Setting down roots in Kansas City was huge for us," Mahomes told Bleacher Report during a tour of the couples' $1.925 million Mission Hills 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."
September 2020: Mahomes And Matthews Announced They're Expecting Their First Child
On Sept. 29, 2020, Mahomes posted a sonogram photo on his Instagram, revealing that the couple is expecting a baby girl in 2021. Although they didn’t share the due date at the time, some speculated that they would be welcoming their newest addition in the spring.
February 2021: They Became Parents
Mahomes and Matthews welcomed their daughter Sterling Skye Mahomes on Feb. 20, 2021. Later that month, Matthews took to Instagram to reflect on motherhood. “When I thought I knew love. Then I saw your face for the first time.” she wrote.
March 2022: They Got Married
Mahomes and Matthews got married in Maui, Hawaii on March 12. A day later, Mahomes and Matthews shared their happy status update by posting their wedding photos on Instagram. They captioned the carousel of dreamy pics, “Mr. & Mrs. Mahomes 🤍.” So sweet!
May 2022: They Announced Their Second Pregnancy
Congratulations are in order (again)! On May 29, Mahomes and Matthews posted a joint IG to share their baby update. “Round 2! 🤍,” they captioned the post. In the photos, their daughter Sterling Skye Mahomes held a sign that read “BIG SISTER DUTIES COMING SOON.” So exciting!
Mahomes and Matthews sure have come a long way! From teenage sweethearts to parents to spouses, it certainly seems like the pair is leaning into their power couple synergy. I can’t wait to see how the future plays out for these lovebirds. If the past is any indication, chances are they'll continue to slay as partners and parents.
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