Patrick Lavon Mahomes, 25, is an American professional football player who is a quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL).
He spent his rookie season as the backup to Alex Smith who was later traded to the Washington Redskins the following season. Patrick also became the only quarterback in the history of football to throw over 5,000 yards in a season in both college and the NFL.
In 2017, Mahomes signed a four-year contract deal with the Chiefs worth of $16.2 million which was fully guaranteed and came with a $10 million signing bonus.
With his upcoming new contract, Patrick is on the verge to become one of the richest NFL players in history. After Super Bowl 2020, he became eligible for a rookie deal extension.
As per various online tabloids, Mahomes’ extension will be worth $200 million, one of the league's record-setting deal. The contract is most likely to be at least 50% guaranteed and will come with $40 million per year in average salary.
Did You Know? When former American football quarterback Eli Manning retired around the time of 2020 Super Bowl, he retired with a league record in career earning a total of $252 million.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Mahomes is estimated at around $10 million as of January 2020. Patrick earned his million-dollar fortune from his successful career as an NFL player.
Besides, he also pockets a hefty sum of cash from his endorsement deals with big companies like Oakley, Hy-Vee, DirectTV, Adidas, and State Farm.
Patrick was drafted by The Kansas City Chiefs in the first round in the 2017 NFL Draft. He became the first quarterback selected by the Chiefs in the first round besides Todd Blackledge in the 1983 NFL Draft.
During the 2017 season, Patrick played most of the game leading the Chiefs to a 27-24 win and completing 22 of 35 passes for 284 yards with an interception.
During the 2018 season, Mahomes played quarterback defeating the Los Angeles Chargers by a score of 38-28. For his outstanding play, he was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week.
During the 2019 season, Patrick threw for 378 yards and three touchdowns in the Chiefs' first game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. His gameplay leads the Kansas City to their first Super Bowl appearance since Super Bowl IV in 1970. He was named Super Bowl MVP for his efforts in the game.