Sam Newman Biography
Early Life and successful football career
John Noel William “Sam” Newman is one of the successful and former retired Australian Rules football player. Born in the year December 22, 1945, in Geelong, Victoria, Australia, he is best to reckon for his excellent service in Geelong Football Club. Similarly, he also represents himself as the original presenter and host of the famous TV show The Footy Show (AFL). Coming to this far, he represent himself successful player whereas his success can be calculated with the help of his financial figures. Going deeper in his career highlights, he is two times champions of National Football Carnival Championship (1969, 1975), All Australian Team (1969), Geelong Best & Fairest (1968, 1975), Australian Football Hall of Fame, Geelong Team of the Century, and Geelong Hall of Fame.
Maintaining very tight security about his early memories, he graduated from Geelong Grammar School where his father used to serve as a teacher. Making his debut at the same college at the age of 18, he even had no idea that he would come to this far at the end. From the year 1964 to 1980, he has successfully captained for the club and has won several awards under his personal commands. Receiving the award of successful Australian player award in the year 1969, he got severe injuries during the play with Collingwood in the year 1967.Serving the Victorian State team for eight times, he officially retired from his playing career in the year 1980 and the year 2002. He was selected in Australian Football Hall of Fame. Later in the year 2005, he was appointed as the coach for the Melbourne Football Club and has played for the charity game EJ Whitten Legends Game in the year 2010.
Media Career and Personal Life
The talented man with lots of stamina and knowledge enter in the media sector from the radio station 3AW in the year 1981. Staying at the station until the year 1999, he also made his appearances on World of Sport on Channel 7. Coming to this far, he has successfully run several shows such as Any Given Sunday, World of Sport, The Sunday Footy Show, Triple M, Melbourne Talk Radio and much more.Sam Newman marriage news and another information have been well hidden from the media.
There is no news which can indicate anything about his marital status. Though, he might have dated some women in his life, however, these things has kept very private. Besides, there is also no news about his children as well. Currently, Newman lives in Docklands, Melbourne and the year 2002; he released his album named I Do My Best Work After Midnight, which simply demonstrates his singing capacity. Newman song called Witchcraft, and I’ve Got You Under My Skin is very popular in the media. Coming to his personal health, he has been treated for prostate cancer and in the late year of 2008, he stated that he was cleared of cancer.