Tyrann Mathieu Personal Life & Family Background | Everything Covered

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Tyrann Mathieu Personal Life & Family Background | Everything Covered

Tyrann Mathieu is the winner of the Super Bowl LIV with Kansas City Chiefs. He won the title on the 2nd of February 2020, playing against the San Francisco 49ers in a game that ended 31-20.

Tyrann was the Arizona Cardinals' 69th overall pick in the third round during the 2013 NFL Draft. He made his debut for the Cardinals during the opening game of the 2013 regular NFL season against St. Lous Rams.

Since his debut, Tyrann has gone on to play 98 games in his career, which includes 16 games each for the Houston Texans and Kansas City Chiefs. He has recorded 472 tackles during his career, among which 416 are solo tackles, and 56 are assists.

Tyrann's Personal Life: Wife-To-Be And Children

Tyrann is in a relationship with Sydni Paige Russell. They met while attending Lousiana State University. At the time, in 2011, Sydni was majoring in Journalism at the university.

When Tyrann got drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in 2013, Sydni followed him to Arizona. She transferred to Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and graduated with a Journalism and Mass Communication degree in 2015.

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Before her graduation, the couple had a child. Their first-born, son Tyrann Jr. was born on the 4th of June of 2014.

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Tyrann Mathieu with to-be-wife Sydni Paige Russell and son Tyrann Jr. in August 2019 (Photo: Sydni Paige's Instagram)

After a few years of the birth of their son, in mid-May 2019, Tyrann proposed his then-girlfriend Sydni with a ring that is worth around $250 thousand.

And, in November of 2019, their second child, daughter Mila Jill Marie Mathieu was born.

Tyrann Mathieu with his newborn daughter Mila Jill Marie Mathieu in December 2019 (Photo: Sydni Paige's Instagram)

The engaged couple now lives with their kids in Kansas.

Past Relationships

Tyrann dated Megan Edwards in the past. He also has a kid from the relationship, son Noah, who was born in 2013.

Parents And Family

Tyrann was born to Darrin Hayes and Tyra Mathieu. His father reportedly killed a man in cold blood when Mathieu was only two. His mother abandoned him at birth. His relatives raised Tyrann.

Initially, his grandparents, Marie Spellman-Mathieu and Lorenzo, took him in. However, they couldn't stay around for long as Marie succumbed to strokes at age 75, and Lorenzo, who was a heroin addict, died because of heart failure.

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After his grandparents' death, his uncle, Tyrone Mathieu, took him. Tyrann finally found a permanent home with Tyrone and his wife, Sheila, a registered nurse.

Bio And Facts About Tyrann Mathieu: Age, Height, Education

  • Tyrann was born on the 13th of May 1992 in New Orleans, Lousiana, the United Stares.
  • The City Chiefs star stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches or 1.75 meters.
  • His full name is Tyrann Devine Mathieu. His nickname is Honey Badger; he earned it due to his playing style on the field.
  • He attended St. Augustine High School and then proceeded to study and play football at Lousiana State University.
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