Cam Newton Biography
Cameron Jerrell Newton is a professional footballer who is better known for keeping the nine rookie records for the American football team, Carolina Panthers. He led the team Panthers to achieve the title of Super Bowl 50 during his 2016 season. Similarly, Cam is the only player in the current era to be awarded the Heisman Trophy and win a national championship. He plays as a quarterback wearing a jersey number of “1” for Panthers.
Cam Early Life and Education
Born as Cameron Jerrell Newton and better recognized with a name “Cam” was born on May 11, 1989, in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States. He is a son of Cecil Newton Sr. father, and Jackie Newton, mother. Likewise, he has two brothers named, Cecil Newton, and Caylin Newton. Cam is an American, and he belongs to black ethnicity.
Firstly, Cam Newton enrolled Westlake High School where he played for the Westlake Football team. He rose to fame at a short time because of his incredible running and passing skills. Afterward, he joined the University of Florida and played for its team, Florida Gators in 2007. But eventually, Cam was suspended from the team as he was arrested for stealing a laptop from another University of Florida student.
In 2009, Cameron transferred to Blinn College, and there he played for the Blinn College head coach, Brad Franchione. During that time, he led his team to achieve the title, 2009 NJCAA National Football Championship. After serving one year for Blinn, he then joined Auburn Universty the team Auburn Tigers and Carolina Panthers subsequently.
As of now, diligent Cameron has worked for several teams and for his talents numerous titles have awarded him. Some of his notable titles are listed below.
- Sporting News College Player of the Year- 2010
- Consensus All-American- 2010
- NFC Offensive Player of the Week (8 times)
- All- Iron Award
- Best NFL Player ESPY Award
- NFL MVP
- Heisman Trophy and so on.
Currently, Cam is busy making his career. However, he was not able to play during his 2017 seasons for Panthers as he had a cuff injury. Recently, Cameron is back to his team after his surgery but still isn’t 100 percent, but he is on track to be ready in time for the season.
Cam Personal Life
The talented and hardworking, Cameron is a married man. He married to his long term dated girlfriend named, Kia Proctor. Their relationship came to highlight after Newton confirmed on his Twitter account on December 30, 2015, that her wife is blessed with a son. At the same time, he also opened up for being so quiet about his relationship as he didn’t want his team to get distracted.
My longtime girlfriend and I were extremely blessed to have a son last week. Our family is excited and thank you all for the well wishes!
— Cameron 1 Newton (@CameronNewton) December 31, 2015
Currently, the husband and wife are living a happy life. According to several sources, it came to know that the couple is expecting a second child together in 2017. Cam is a hardworking and loyal husband. He gives equal time to his family as well as to his career. Besides their relationship, he has not involved in extra marital affairs and neither his wife is.
Cam Net Worth
Cameron Jerrell Newton is one of the gifted personages of his generation. He has an incredible height of 6 feet 5 inch and weighs 111 kg. Cam makes a significant amount of money from his football career. As of now, he earns a salary of $5.5 million per year, and his net worth is estimated at around $45 million.