Patrick Mahomes.
Patrick Mahomes.

Patrick Mahomes’s full name is Patrick Lavon Mahomes II. He is a 26-year-old American football quarterback. Moreover, he plays for the team of Kansas City Chiefs in the NFL (National Football League). Patrick Mahomes’s net worth in 2021 is $40 million. This young talented athlete as a footballer started playing the game in his college years as well. He attended his college at Texas Tech University where he played from 2014 to 2016.

Patrick Mahomes has made a name for himself very early in his young National Football League career. He really was something of an unknown player coming into his first season as a starter, but quickly molded himself into one of the future stars of the NFL. Mahomes grew up with unbelievable arm talent and in his first season, Mahomes threw for over 5,000 yards with 50 touchdowns, changing the QB bar for NFL. He has produced more jaw-dropping highlights than any other player in the league, in a short period of time. He’s a must-watch player who’s only just looking at getting better and better. He plays in the position of being a Quarterback(QB).

Net Worth: $40 million
Source of Wealth: Salary and Endorsements
Nationality: American
Date of Birth: September 17, 1995 (Age 26)
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Profession: American Football Player
Record: 40-yard dash in 4.59s

Patrick Mahomes.
Patrick Mahomes.

Early Life and Career

He attended Whitehouse High School in Whitehouse, Texas. He played football, baseball, and basketball. Mahomes believes that training in pitching and playing basketball improved his quarterback skills. In football, he had 4,619 passing YDs, 50 passing TDs, 948 rushing yds, and 15 rushing touchdowns as a senior. In baseball, he threw a no-hitter with 16 strikeouts in a game his senior year.

He was a three-star football recruit and held the ranking of being the 12th best dual-threat QB in his class. Mahomes committed to Texas Tech University. Mahomes was also looked on as a serious top prospect for the 2014 MLB Draft. He was not forecasting in mock drafts as a higher draft selection with him holding fast to his commitment to Texas Tech. He was selected by Detroit Tigers in the 37th round of the 2014 MLB Draft but did not sign any kind of contract.

College Career Record

Patrick Mahomes entered his freshman season in 2014 as a backup to Davis Webb. With Webb being ruled out, Mahomes started his first career game against Texas Longhorns. He completed 13 of his 21 passes for 109 yards in the game. Against Baylor Bears, he threw for a Big 12 freshman record of 598 yards with six touchdowns and one interception. He ended the season passing for 1,547 yards and 16 touchdowns with four interceptions.

Mahomes began his 2015 sophomore season at Texas Tech as the starting quarterback. In the season opener, he passed for 425 yards and four touchdowns in a 59–45 win over Sam Houston State University. In the 2015 season, Texas ended up with a 7-6 win-loss record. With Mahomes finishing throwing for 4,653 yards, 36 touchdowns, and 15 interceptions.

The 2016 season made Mahomes feel even more comfortable pursuing his career in football and abandon baseball. Mahomes finished his junior college season leading the nationals with 421 yards per game, 5,052 passing yards, 5,312 total offense, 318 points responsible for, and 53 total touchdowns. His breathtaking performances got him the Sammy Baugh Trophy, given annually to the nation’s top college passer. He also was in the Academic All-America second team by the College Sports Information Directors of America. On January 3, 2017, Mahomes announced his intention to forgo his last year of college eligibility and enter the 2017 NFL Draft.

Patrick Mahomes was selected by Kansas with their 10th pick in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft. He was the starting QB for Texas Tech from 2014 to 2016.

Patrick Mahomes as a Texas Tech player.
Patrick Mahomes as a Texas Tech player.

Patrick Mahomes Net Worth in 2021 

Mahomes’s net worth in 2021 has been estimated to be around $40 million. The major sources of his wealth status are his NFL contracts, salary, and endorsements.

He signed a 10 year, $450,000,000 contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, with a $10,000,000 signing bonus, $141,481,905 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $45,000,000. In the 2021 campaign, Mahomes will earn a base salary of $990,000, with a restructure bonus of $21,716,905 and a workout bonus of $100,000. While it will be carrying a cap hit of $7,433,381 and a dead cap value of $99,506,905. All this was a part of the contract that the Chiefs had signed with the player after on July 6 2020 before the 2020 campaign.

Patrick Mahomes after winning the 2018 NFL MVP award.
Patrick Mahomes after winning the 2018 NFL MVP award.

Endorsements

Mahomes, only just 26, already has an impressive portfolio of endorsement deals ranging from Oakley to State Farm, expanding with Adidas to Procter and Gamble, he has become the poster child for the next generation of NFL.

One of his other endorsement deals with Airshare comes with some extra perks besides the money. He has access to the private jet company’s airliners whenever he wants to travel as part of his contractual agreements.

Patrick Mahomes endorsing Oakley as part of the promotion campaign.
Patrick Mahomes endorsing Oakley as part of the promotion campaign.

Awards and Achievements

  • Most consecutive 300-plus passing yard games: 8 (tied)
  • Consecutive double-digit deficits overcome including playoffs (6)
  • Fastest to 10,000 career passing yards: 34 games
  • Fastest to 100 career touchdowns: 40 games
  • Career quarterback rating (minimum 1,500 attempts): 108.7
  • Career passing yards per game (minimum 1,500 attempts): 307.7
  • Joint highest Career interception percentage (minimum 1,500 attempts): 1.4% (tied)
  • Most touchdown passes thrown in a game: 6 (2018, tied with Len Dawson)
  • Most touchdown passes in a season: 50 (2018)
  • Credited with most passing yards in a season: 5,097 (2018)