American NFL footballer Cam Newton currently plays as a quarterback for Caroline Panthers in NFL. He has been in football since his college days and is the only modern era player to be honored with ‘Heisman Trophy’. Now let’s have a close look on Cam Newton’s net worth in 2018.
Born as Cameron Jerrell Newton in the year 1989 on the 11th of May in Atlanta, Georgia, he was the son of Cecil Newton and Jackie Newton. He was keen on making a career in football from a very young age. During his high school days in Westlake High School, Georgia, he forayed into games like football and basketball.
The ex-coach of the school came to know about Newton and his throwing ability and asked for getting him transferred to the varsity team at Allen from the freshman team. At Auburn University he became the Junior Quarterback and the finest of player in the history of the university.
He went to University of Florida as one of the top recruited quarterback from his high school and made waves in the football season of the college in 2010.
Newton had his first child with his girlfriend Kia Proctor in December 2015, and their second child in February this year.
Panthers drafted him as first overall in NFL Draft of 2011. Thus making him the third player who won the ‘Heisman Trophy’. Even before he reached his final game, he had already passed 2,589 yards along with rushing for 1,409 yards, along with scoring 49 touchdowns. He is only the third player who could simultaneously rush and throw 20 touchdowns in a single season.
When he made his debut in NFL, he became the very first rookie quarterback in the history of NFL who was able to throw for around 400 yards in the regular season opener in NFL, thus breaking the record of Peyton Manning as a rookie.
In 2011 he was signed for a contract of four years’ worth $22 Million with Carolina Panthers. This was a completely guaranteed record, he was coached by Mike Shula and became the team’s starting quarterback within a month, leaving behind Derek Anderson and Clausen.
Awards & Achievement
Newton has a very long list of awards that go on endlessly. He has won awards for his NFL career, for playing as a Rookie, as well as in franchise records for Carolina Panthers. A few of the most important titles received by him include the Heisman Trophy, the Best NFL Player ESPY Award in 2016, the Bert Bell Award, and the All-Iron Award in 2015.
His Rookie records include ‘Most Combined touchdowns for a Rookie in NFL History’, and several others for passing thousands of yards in rushing. He has won a series of firsts in his NFL career as well as during his time as a rookie.
Net Worth of Cam Newton
Newton has been into sports for the most of his career. And although he has been dedicated to one sport more than the others, he gave them all a fair try, be it baseball or basketball. His expertise in football took him places, and he not only got selected but also awarded. After playing football for years professionally, he has developed a net worth of $45 million.
Newton is an inspiration for us in terms of his hard work, dedication, and focus. He was clear about his potential as well as his talent and thus worked on improving both, making a place for him in the best of places. It has always been a pleasure watching him perform, and he has built up a legion of fans owing to his stellar performances.