Travis Kelce, Taylor Swift’s boyfriend, in excitement kissed his girlfriend with emotion as his team, Kansas City, won against San Francisco 49ers in the 2024 Super Bowl.
Taylor Swift flew to Las Vegas just as the game started, she shared the suite with her parents and some of her friends: Ice Spice and Blake Lively. They cheered on the Kansas City team with vigour from the suite. The Grammy award winner has shown the world how she supports her boyfriend and this warms the hearts of many fans.
Swift was seen blowing Travis a kiss as he gave a speech while holding the trophy. As soon as he left the stage, he went ahead to give his Mum, Donna, a hug, after which he kissed Taylor passionately. The Kansas City players defeated the San Francisco 49ers 25 – 22. This win is their third in five seasons. What an impressive feat.
Their relationship has been the talk of town since they came public at a big game in September last year. Now, let’s dive into who Travis Kelce is.
Travis Kelce Background
Kelce grew up in Westlake, Ohio. He was born on October 5, 1989, which makes him 35 years old. His dad, Ed Kelce, works in the steel industry, and his mom, Donna, used to be a bank executive. Kelce’s older brother, Jason Kelce, also plays football for the Philadelphia Eagles as a center.
In high school, Kelce was a talented athlete, playing at Cleveland Heights High School in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. As a senior, he had an impressive season, earning All-Lake Erie League honors with 2,539 yards of total offense, including 1,016 rushing yards, 10 rushing touchdowns, 1,523 passing yards, 21 touchdowns, and eight interceptions in 2007.
Travis Kelce Career
Kelce wasn’t considered a top recruit by Rivals.com, but he received a scholarship offer from the University of Cincinnati. Despite offers from Akron, Eastern Michigan, and Miami (OH), he chose to join his brother, Jason Kelce, who was already playing as the starting left guard for the Bearcats.
In his first year, Kelce redshirted in 2008 and then appeared in 11 games the following season. He played both at tight end and quarterback, showcasing his versatility in the Wildcat formation. He had eight rushes for 47 yards and two touchdowns, as well as one reception for three yards in 2009.
However, Kelce faced a setback in his sophomore year when he violated team rules and was suspended for one year. It was later revealed that he failed a drug test for testing positive for marijuana. After serving his suspension, Kelce returned to the team for the 2011 season.
During his collegiate career, Kelce had his best season in his senior year. He set personal career highs in receptions, 45, receiving yards, 722, yards per reception, 16.0, and receiving touchdowns, 8.
His outstanding performance earned him first-team all-conference honors. In March 2013, he was named the winner of the College Football Performance Awards Tight End of the Year for 2012.
Kelce completed his college journey in 2022, graduating with a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies degree.