Which Sports Franchises Does Kansas City Chief’s QB Patrick Mahomes Own?

Published 09/17/2021, 3:52 AM EDT


Patrick Mahomes has arguably been one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL in the last 5 years. The Kansas City Chiefs quarterback is the youngest player in the league’s history to win both the NFL and Super Bowl MVP. The Texas Tech Raiders alumni has always expressed his love for the city he reps and has taken a lot of initiatives to do so.

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Be it helping Texas Tech to reach a wider audience by striking a marketing alliance with Kansas City Chiefs or being a stakeholder in Kansas City Royals’ basketball and soccer team, he has always given his all. In this article, we will list down all the sporting investments made by the Kansas City quarterback.

FOXBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS – DECEMBER 08: Patrick Mahomes #15 of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates after Mecole Hardman #17 scored a touchdown against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on December 08, 2019 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

MLB franchise Kansas City Royals

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Patrick Mahomes became the first-ever North American athlete to rake in a half a billion-dollar deal. He signed a 10-year, $503 million extension with Kansas City Chiefs.

Soon after, Mahomes used his payday to become a part-owner in Major League Baseball side Kansas City Royals on July 28, 2020. According to Forbes, the franchise was valued at roughly a billion dollars back then. Patrick had to pay a hefty sum to become the part-owner of the franchise. Today, the franchise is valued at $2.3 billion.

Kansas City Royals soon announced the news via a statement released on Tuesday. Their Chairman and principal owner John Sherman spoke to the press after the announcement.

“We are very proud and excited to have Patrick as our partner in the ownership group of this franchise. Along with the rest of Kansas City, I have watched Patrick compete and become an extraordinary leader, both on and off the football field.”

Sherman further highlighted Mahomes’ roots in baseball by highlighting how his father, Pat Mahomes, played 11 seasons in MLB. Moreover, he also shared how the Detroit Tigers drafted Patrick before choosing NFL as his career.

Patrick Mahomes also released a statement stating gratitude and excitement for being a part-owner of the team.

“I’m honored to become a part-owner of the Kansas City Royals, I love this city and the people of this great town. This opportunity allows me to deepen my roots in this community, which is something I’m excited to do.”

Patrick Mahomes also owns MLS Club Kansas City Royals

Exactly a year after Mahomes became part owner of KC Royals, Patrick bought ownership of Major League Soccer club Sporting Kansas City. According to an ESPN source, Mahomes and the club were in the talks for the past 12 months. The source also added that “Mahomes has attended at least 12 MLS matches at Children’s Mercy Park, and even led the “I Believe” chant prior to a 2018 playoff game.

Speaking about adding Sporting Kansas City to his collection, Mahomes said, “I am grateful for the opportunity to join Sporting Kansas City’s ownership team and strengthen my connection to the fans and the city I love. Sporting is a community-oriented club, and I am excited to continue supporting the growth of soccer in Kansas City.”

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Meanwhile, his fiancée, Brittany Matthews, also owns a Kansas-based soccer club. Britney is the co-owner of Kansas City’s National Women’s Soccer League franchise.

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After adding a baseball and soccer franchise in his sports investment collection, Patrick Mahomes wants to bring the NBA to Kansas. While this is certainly a tough ask, if there is anyone who can do that, it certainly is Patrick Mahomes!

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Suresh Menon

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Suresh Menon is a Football and NFL writer at Essentially Sports. He is currently pursuing BMM from St Xaviers College with his specialization in Advertising. Juventus is his favorite football club and he one day plans to go to Italy and watch a Juve match live.

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