Cam Newton is one of the popular American footballers who normally play for a football team known as Carolina Panthers which is the National Football League. He has gained popularity by being referred to as one of this team’s finest players who has won reputable trophies such as the Heisman Trophy, Drafting into the NFL and the National Championship in a span of one year. He has broken many records in the history even in his tender age. He is one of the humble footballers being a Christian and a motivational speaker as well. Keep reading this article to know more about the net worth of Cam Newton in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Cam Newton was born on 11th May 1989 in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States. His mother’s name is Jackie Newton while his father’s name is Cecil Newton Sr. He had two siblings in which he was the second born of the three. He got the exposure of sports at a very young age and later attended Westlake High School in Atlanta. In this school, his skills in sporting increased which gave him much attention even in his college.
At his high school, he played for the football team known as Westlake Lions High School. This made him have much fame through his skills which made several universities offer him a scholarship in which Newton decided to go to the University of Florida where he played for Florida Gators. In 2007, he was arrested in the University for the Claim of stealing another student’s laptop which led to his suspension from the team.
Cam Newton and Kia Proctor have been dating for a long time in which they have two children. The first born is a son who was conceived in 2015 and a daughter who was born in 2017.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Cam Newton’s career was established while still, he was young in which he received much exposure from his father. After having much success in High School, he got a scholarship at the University of Florida after which he got suspended due to burglary and then he transferred to Blinn College located in Brenham in Texas. He joined the football team and assisted the team in moving to the 2009 NJCAA National Football Championship from which he had already gotten much reputation.
He then joined Auburn University from which he joined the Auburn Tigers and with his skills, he then led the team to 2010 BCS National Championship and became the winner of Heisman Trophy and many other awards. In 2011, he signed a contract with Carolina Panthers which was to mature after four years from which he set various records. In that season, he had a consistently brilliant performance and was named as the ‘Offensive Rookie of the Year’. He has continued playing for this team and in 2016, he was ranked the top player of NFL in the 2016 list.
He is a winner of several awards as well as several achievements in his career. Awards won by Cam Newton include; Heisman Trophy in 2010, Walter Camp Award in 2010, All-Iron Award in 2015 and the Best NFL Player ESPY Award in 2016.
Net Worth & Earnings
He has a collection of large cars being one of the most luxurious in the world which includes Chevrolet, Corvette, Audi, Cadillac and Range Rover. He also has several houses in Charlotte which he bought at an estimated cost of $4 Million. He additionally receives an annual salary of $20 Million which has highly contributed to his Net Worth. With these fortunate earnings in different fields, Cam Newton has an estimated net worth of $50 Million.
Even with success in career, you must be shocked to realize that Cam Newton has been involved in a tragic car crash in 2014 which led to two fractures on his back but made an unbelievable full recovery within twelve days.