Playing the game of football professionally for the Carolina Panthers has made Cam Newton very popular. As the team’s quarterback, he has bagged quite a number of awards. His days as a professional athlete started in 2011 after he was selected by the team in the first round and as the first pick.
This Heisman Trophy holder signed a four-year pact with the Panthers sometime in July 2011. The contract was worth $22 million and Cam wasted no time in proving that he’s deserving of the deal.
Bio – Who Is Cam Newton?
Being born in an athletic family is one of the advantages Cam Newton has. His entrance to the world on May 11, 1989, was recorded as one of the joyous days for his father, Cecil Newton Sr. and his mother, Jackie Newton. Cam had all the parental care, love, and support any child could have; his parents are one of the key supporters of his career right from the days he was a kid. The patriarch of their home was active in the game of football when he was a youth and almost qualified to go pro. Their mom played as a loving mother and wife to her family.
Despite being from a responsible home, Cam Newton couldn’t escape adolescent troubles. At first, he was very attentive and studious during his days at Westlake High School. Of course, he was active with the school team and from the little knowledge he had gathered from his football training at home with his father, he outshined his peers. He gathered an impressive record of 2,500 yards in addition to 23 touchdowns during his junior days despite being one of the youngest. With this record, he gathered attention from a lot of colleges.
It is no surprise that when he was done with high school, he had scholarship offers from different colleges and topped as a five-star prospect. That was not all, he also topped as the second dual-threat quarterback in the whole of Georgia. Furthering his studies at the University of Florida became his choice, he joined the school team for two seasons but had to leave after he was accused of theft; he moved to Blinn College in Brenham, Texas. At Blinn, he performed excellently, helping his team to emerge as the 2009 NJCAA National Football Champions.
After a few years with the Blinns, he decided to continue his collegiate career at the Auburn University where he worked his way through and became one of the best players available for the 2011 NFL draft. He was chosen during the first round by the Carolina Panthers. After he was drafted, Cam Newton shattered a lot of records and has gathered a lot more wins than losses in his games.
His Net Worth
Any athlete who has attained the height of achievements that Cam Newton has gathered, his money bag is expected to be loaded richly. All kudos to his $22 million deal with the Panthers which paved way for his $5.5 million annual base salary. Currently, his total net worth falls at $45 million.
Cam Newton’s Wife/Girlfriend, Kids, and Brothers
The quarterback isn’t an only child but is the oldest of three boys. The Newton boys are all involved in the game of football, his immediate younger brother, Cecil Newton Jr. is an expert in his position as a center for the Baltimore Ravens while the last boy, Caylin plays as quarterback for the Howard Bison.
For now, marriage seems to be far from the heart of the quarterback. He has been romantically involved with a lady named Kia Proctor. The two is said to have known each other for a long period but has not tied the knots.
There are no signs of their separation and their kids (Chosen Sebastian Newton, and Sovereign-Dior Campbella Newton) have been one of their binding forces as a couple. Recently, they announced the birth of their third child whose name is yet to be revealed.
Cam’s Height and Weight
The black American footballer sure has good looks, he smiles at ease. Cam stands at 6 feet 5 inches and weighs 113 kg. He possesses a set of black dazzling eyes and unlike some footballers who keep their hair long or wears a dread, he prefers his dark hairs trimmed neatly.