Who is Randi Martin? Those who watch the NFL (National Football League) surely know who Patrick Mahomes is. Patrick Mahomes is one of the best quarterbacks in the current era of the sport. There’s a good chance that he may even come to be regarded as the greatest quarterback of all time at his career’s end. The 25-year-old is on the top of the rankings for starting quarterbacks by rating this upcoming season. Well, Randi Martin is the mother of the crackerjack quarterback.
When it comes to American football, the amount of money that goes into the sport is profuse. The revenue earned is in billions of dollars. The NFL is the most profitable sports league globally. Patrick Mahomes plays for the Kansas City Chiefs and is living the dream life. Some credit goes to his mother, Randi, for helping him make a major decision in his life. The decision that Patrick had to make involved choosing between going for the Major League Baseball draft or opting for a college football scholarship. Let’s look more into who Randi Martin is.
Who is Randi Martin?
Born on January 18, 1976, Martin grew up in Tyler, Texas. Her father, Randy Martin, was a school principal and hence, prioritized her education over everything. Randi’s mother is Debbie Bates Martin. Randi married Pat Mahomes in the 1990s, just after finishing high school. Pat Mahomes is a former MLB pitcher who played from 1992 to 2003. He has played for some of the top teams in the League, namely, Chicago Cubs, Minnesota Twins, and Boston Red Sox.
They have two sons, Patrick and Jackson, and a 10-year-old daughter in Mia Randall. The pair got divorced in 2006, but they still maintain a friendly relationship. Randi still prefers to go by the surname Mahomes. Her net worth is estimated to be around $1-5 million. Martin is Christian by religion and spends her free time in church. She is very inclined to charity work.
Patrick Mahomes’ life
Patrick is the eldest son of Pat and Randi. Standing at an impressive 6ft 3in, his achievements truly speak for him, with the most coveted ones being the MVP of both the NFL and Super Bowl. He has also been awarded NFL Offensive Player of the Year in 2018. Last year, the quarterback was named Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year. Patrick has signed a $503 million contract extension with the Chiefs for 10 years. The contract is the biggest in North American sports history. His salary is to be increased to the tune of $40 million per year.
The Chiefs’ young star excelled in both baseball and football back in college. It was Randi, his mom, who supported her in choosing between the two. Mahomes even has his own clothing merchandise called ‘Unathletic’. In September 2020, he proposed to his high school love Brittany Matthews at the Arrowhead Stadium on the day he received his Super Bowl Championship ring. The same month, the couple declared that they were expecting a child. They are expected to get married in 2022.
Trivia about the quarterback’s Mom
Randi is an incredibly caring and supportive mom to her 3 children. As an expression of gratitude for having such a good life and for her son’s success, Martin organized a fundraiser for Variety KC on her birthday. The organization aims to provide resources for children with special needs. Her charity, ’15 and the Mahomies’ has donated $15 thousand to Children’s Mercy Hospital to build an inclusive playground. She also has a custom Chiefs jersey with Patrick’s signature on it and “QB Producers” written on the back instead of Mahomes.
Martin’s other son, Jackson Mahomes, is a popular Tiktok star with a fan following of around 960 thousand and gaining over 31 million likes on the platform. Randi herself is quite active on social media platforms Instagram and Twitter. On February 20, 2021, Randi became a grandmother to Patrick and Brittany’s daughter, Sterling Skye. This was all about Randi Martin and her life. The NFL is underway now, and there’s a lot in store for the upcoming season.