Cam Newton was born Cameron Jerrell Newton in Atlanta, Georgia, on May 11, 1989. His mother Jackie, father Cecil Sr., older brother Cecil Jr., and younger brother Caylin were his primary caregivers as he grew up. Cecil Sr. was a quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys and Buffalo Bills, Cecil Jr. was a quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars, and Caylin was a quarterback for Howard University. Cam Newton net worth is estimated to be around $75 million.
Cam used to play basketball and baseball as a kid but stopped when he was a teenager. He was a standout football player at Westlake High School, winning scholarships to Ole Miss, Florida, Maryland, Virginia Tech, Oklahoma, and Mississippi State, among others. Newton initially chose to attend the University of Florida, but then changed his mind and went to Auburn.
|Cameron Jerrell Newton
|Date of Birth
|May 11, 1989
|6 Feet 5 Inch
|Atlanta Georgia, USA
|Divorced from Kia
Cam was a member of the Florida Gators in 2007 and 2008, however, he was suspended after being caught for stealing a laptop from a fellow student in November 2008. In January 2009, Newton went to Blinn College in Texas, where the squad won the NJCAA National Football Championship.
He started playing for the Auburn Tigers in 2010 after being named the #1 high school or junior college quarterback by Rivals.com. Cam was voted SEC Offensive Player of the Week after his debut game with the Tigers.
Newton participated in the BCS National Championship Game the next month after Auburn won the SEC Championship in December 2010. Auburn also won the national championship, and Cam declared three days later that he will enter the NFL Draft rather than play his senior season at Auburn.
Newton joined the Carolina Panthers in 2011, but during his time off he returned to Auburn and obtained a sociology degree in 2015.
Cam made his Panthers debut on September 11, 2011, and was named to the Pro Bowl in January 2012. Newton was voted Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year and AP Offensive Rookie of the Year the following month, and he was chosen to the honorary PFWA All-Rookie Team later that year, and his peers voted him #40 on the “NFL Top 100 Players of 2012” list later that year.
In 2014, he climbed to #24 on the list, and he also appeared in the Pro Bowl for the second time. He had ankle ligament surgery in March 2014, with a four-month recuperation period.
Newton fractured his back in two places after being involved in a car accident in Charlotte in December of that year, but he only missed one game.
In 2015, the Panthers won the NFC Championship and made it to the Super Bowl. Cam Newton was elected NFL MVP the day before Super Bowl 50, and despite the Broncos’ 24–10 victory in the game, Newton was chosen #1 on the “NFL Top 100 Players of 2016” list.
Cam was placed on reserve in November following several injuries, and he was given permission to seek a transfer in March 2020.
Newton was released by the Panthers on March 24th after failing to find a trade partner; he signed with the New England Patriots three months later. Newton set numerous milestones during his time with the Panthers, including the most rushing touchdowns by a quarterback in NFL history and the most throwing yards by a quarterback in his first game.
Cam Personal Life
Cam is a father to a total of seven kids. Sovereign-Dior, Cashmere, Chosen, and Camidas are his children with ex-girlfriend Kia Proctor, and he has a son, Caesar, with Instagram model La Reina Shaw.
Newton was a pescatarian before converting to a vegan lifestyle. Cam is a devout Christian who expresses his thanks to God on a daily basis. Newton’s MADE by Cam Newton brand of men’s products was introduced to Belk department stores in 2013, and he built the Fellaship restaurant/cigar bar in Atlanta in 2019.
Newton was named AP College Football Player of the Year and Sporting News College Player of the Year in 2010, after winning the Heisman Trophy, Maxwell Award, Davey O’Brien Award, and Walter Camp Award. In 2011, he was named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year and Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year, as well as NFL Most Valuable Player and NFL Offensive Player of the Year. In 2015, he was named NFL Most Valuable Player and NFL Offensive Player of the Year. Cam has also won the Bert Bell Award (2015), the All-Iron Award (2015), and the ESPY Award for Best NFL Player (2016), as well as being voted NFC Offensive Player of the Week and Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week on multiple occasions.
Cam Newton Net Worth
Cam Newton, being one of the most famous american football players, has a Net Worth of $75m.