Cam Newton

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Full Name Cam Newton
Age 31 Years Old
Nick Name Newton
Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date May 11th, 1989
Birth Place Atlanta

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About Cam Newton; American Football Quarterback

An American football quarterback who is currently a free agent is named for Cam Newton. On 28th April 2011, he was drafted as the first overall pick by the Panthers in the 2011 NFL Draft. He is famous for winning the Heisman Trophy to go first overall since Carson Palmer in 2003. Moreover, he is best known for winning the national championship title. He also was Auburn's fourth No. 1 selection after Tucker Frederickson (1965), Bo Jackson (1986), and Aundray Bruce (1988). On 17th March 2020, the Panthers announced they had given Newton permission to seek a trade. However, on 24th March 2020, after failing to find a trade partner, the team announced they had officially released Newton. He first appeared on the TV show "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno in an episode in 2011. Recently, Cam Newton is reportedly signing a one-year deal with New England. The New England Patriots have reportedly reached an agreement with former National Football League MVP Cam Newton, according to multiple reports Sunday night. He will now step into the mix to compete for the chance to replace former Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who left to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in free agency, Adam Schefter first reported citing league sources. He is signing a one-year deal with New England, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, who also cites a league source and says the bare minimum deal with Newton has been quietly in the works. The incentive-laden deal is worth up to $7.5 million, a source tells Rapoport. Cam Newton was born on 11th May 1989 in Atlanta, Georgia; his birthplace/hometown. His birth name/real name is Cameron Jerrell Newton. He was born to his parents; Jackie (mother) and Cecil Newton Sr. (father). He also has two siblings namely Cecil Newton Jr and Caylin Newton. His younger brother, Cecil Newton, Jr. is an NFL player who most recently played for the Baltimore Ravens. He is of American nationality. He belongs to an African-American ethnic background. His zodiac sign is Taurus and his religion is Christian. He became interested in the world of football since his childhood years. As per his education, he went to Atlanta Westlake High School where he played as a football player in high school's team. During his senior year at Westlake, Cam started receiving offers from colleges such as Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Ole Miss, Oklahoma, and Virginia Tech but eventually chose to continue his education at the University of Florida. At the  University of Florida, he was a member of the Florida Gators football team in 2007 and 2008. He played in five games, passing for 40 yards on 5-of-10 and rushing 16 times for 103 yards and three touchdowns. In January 2009, Cam shifted to Blinn College in Texas where he managed to lead his team to the 2009 NJCAA National Football Championship. At Auburn University, he led Auburn to a 52-3 victory over Louisiana-Monroe on October 2, 2010. In the spring of 2015, Cam graduated from Auburn with a degree in sociology. As of 2020, he celebrated his 31st birthday. He is Christian by religion. When he won the 2011 BCS National Championship trophy, after the game, he stated - "It's just a God thing. I thank God every single day. I'm just his instrument and he's using me on a consistent basis daily." Read on to know about Cam Newton's full biography, net worth, salary, career stats, records, contract, birthday, wiki, age, facts, family details, brother, height, and many more. 

Cam Newton, a professional Football Quarterback

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Cam Newton's Professional Career

  • On 28th April 2011, Cam Newton was selected with the first overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft by the Carolina Panthers.
  • He was the first reigning Heisman Trophy winner to go first overall since Carson Palmer in 2003. 
  • He also was Auburn's fourth No. 1 selection after Tucker Frederickson (1965), Bo Jackson (1986), and Aundray Bruce (1988).
  • He then signed a four-year contract, worth over $22 million with the Carolina Panthers on 29th July 2011. 
  • In his NFL debut game on September 11, 2011, he was 24-37 passing for 422 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception, in a 28-21 road loss to the Arizona Cardinals.
  • He then became the fourth rookie quarterback to pass for over 3,000 yards in his first season.
  • On 22nd January 2012, he was named to be heading to the Pro Bowl after the New York Giants beat the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship. 
  • He started his second professional season with 303 passing yards, one touchdown, and two interceptions in the 16-10 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
  • He was also rated as the 46th best player by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2013 list and was rated as the 24th best player on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2014 list.
  • On 21st March 2014, he underwent surgery to "tighten" up his ankle ligaments, which he admitted he had dealt with since his college days at Auburn University.
  • Despite missing two games and dealing with ankle, rib, throwing hand, and back injuries throughout the entire season, he was rated as the 73rd best player in the NFL on the NFL Top 100 player list.
  • On 2nd June 2015, the Panthers and Newton agreed to a five-year, $103.8 million contract extension.
  • In the year 2015, he amassed 35 touchdowns against just 10 interceptions and rushed for another 10 scores, a performance that netted him the NFL MVP award.
  • He was ranked as the top player in the NFL by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016.
  • For the season, he has sold the 7th most merchandise from March 2015 to February 2016.
  • In the opening game of the 2016 season, in a Super Bowl 50 rematch against the Denver Broncos, he surpassed two of Steve Young's NFL records, one for the most career rushing touchdowns by a quarterback, with his 44th, and the other for most games with a passing and rushing touchdown, with his 32nd.
  • For the 2016 season, he completed 52.9 percent of his passes, marking a career-worst in that category. 
  • Despite a down 2016 season, he was still ranked 44th by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2017.
  • In his 2017 season on 30th March, he had surgery to repair a partially torn rotator cuff in his throwing shoulder.
  • During Monday Night Football against the Miami Dolphins in Week 10, he threw for 254 yards and rushed for 95 yards with 4 total touchdowns.
  • After a 16-8 victory over the Dallas Cowboys in Week 1 of the 2018 season, he went 32 of 45 passing, 335 passing yards, three touchdowns, and an interception to go along with 42 rushing yards in the 31-24 loss to the Atlanta Falcons.
  • On 24th January 2019, he officially underwent right shoulder surgery.
  • He was ranked 87th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2019.
  • He made his return from injury in Week 1 of the following season against the Los Angeles Rams where he passed for 239 yards and one interception as the Panthers lost 30-27.
  • On November 5, the Panthers placed Newton on injured reserve as the injury was healing slower than expected.
  • On 17th March 2020, the Panthers announced they had given Newton permission to seek a trade.
  • However, on 24th March 2020, after failing to find a trade partner, the team announced they had officially released him.
  • Recently, Cam Newton is reportedly signing a one-year deal with New England.
  • The New England Patriots have reportedly reached an agreement with former National Football League MVP Cam Newton, according to multiple reports Sunday night.
  • He will now step into the mix to compete for the chance to replace former Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who left to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in free agency, Adam Schefter first reported citing league sources.
  • He is signing a one-year deal with New England, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, who also cites a league source and says the bare minimum deal with Newton has been quietly in the works.
  • The incentive-laden deal is worth up to $7.5 million, a source tells Rapoport. 

Moreover, 

  • On 29th January 2019, he announced plans for his first business venture, Fellaship, a cigar bar-restaurant located near Mercedes-Benz Stadium in downtown Atlanta.
  • He also participates in motivational speaking, and has a namesake foundation dedicated to "enhancing the lives of youth by addressing their educational, physical and social needs".

Cam Newton's Awards and Achievements

Cam Newton with Heisman Award

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  • 3× Pro Bowl (2011, 2013, 2015)
  • First-team All-Pro (2015)
  • NFL Most Valuable Player (2015)
  • NFL Offensive Player of the Year (2015)
  • Bert Bell Award (2015)
  • Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year (2011)
  • NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (2011)
  • PFWA All-Rookie Team (2011)
  • 2× BCS national champion (2008, 2010)
  • 2× SEC champion (2008, 2010)
  • Heisman Trophy (2010)
  • Maxwell Award (2010)
  • Walter Camp Award (2010)
  • Davey O'Brien Award (2010)
  • AP College Player of the Year (2010)
  • Sporting News College Player of the Year (2010)
  • Consensus All-American (2010)
  • First-team All-SEC (2010)

Career NFL Stats as of 2019

TD-INT:                 182-108

Passing yards:                 29,041

Completion %:                 59.6

Passer rating:                 86.1

Rushing yards:                 4,806

Rushing touchdowns: 58

Records and Achievements

  • Most combined touchdowns for a rookie in NFL history (35)
  • Most combined yards for a rookie in NFL history (4,784)
  • First rookie to pass for at least 4,000 yards 
  • Most rushing touchdowns by a quarterback in NFL history (58)
  • Most passing yards by a quarterback in his first two games (854), September 11, 2011, against the Arizona Cardinals and September 18, 2011, against the Green Bay Packers
  • A first quarterback in NFL history to win both NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year and NFL MVP at some point in his career
  • First player in NFL history with 10,000 passing yards and 2,000 rushing yards in his first four seasons

Cam Newton and Kia Proctor SPLIT in early 2020

Cam Newton with his ex-girlfriend, Kia Proctor and their childrens

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Talking about the marital status of Cam Newton, he is not married yet and he is still to get married. But he is currently in a relationship. As of now, he is dating his longtime girlfriend Kia Proctor. On 30th December 2015, Newton confirmed on Twitter that he and Kia had welcomed a son named Chosen Sebastian Newton on 24th December 2015, in Atlanta. Again, on 3rd February 2017, the duo welcomed their second child, a daughter named Sovereign-Dior Cambella Newton. Proctor gave birth to the couple's third child, a boy, in July 2018. Their fourth child, another boy, was born in October 2019. Newton and Proctor split in early 2020, and months later he fathered a son with an Instagram model. On Father's Day 2020, he stated on Instagram that he is a "proud father of 7" children in total. As of now, he is focusing on his career. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. he was a self-proclaimed pescetarian. As of March 2019, he has become a vegan. 

Previously, he had a short-lived relationship with Angela Simmons in 2011 and he had a fling with the well known American singer Ciara in the year 2011.

Cam Newton's Net Worth 2020

Cam Newton is an American football quarterback. He has been into sports for most of his career. He is a very successful and talented person. With his career with football, he has accumulated a big amount of money. Following the 2015 season, Newton agreed to a five-year contract with Carolina worth $103.8 million. Before that, he had played on his rookie contract that was for four years and $22 million. After playing football for years professionally, Cam Newton's net worth is estimated to have $45 Million as per sources. Besides this, he had endorsement deals with Under Armour, Danon, Gatorade, and Beats among many others. In addition, he's invested money in the UFC, a Nickelodeon show called "All In With Cam Newton," and opened a $7 million cigar bar in Atlanta. He is living a luxurious lifestyle from his earnings.