Cam Newton is an American quarterback in the National Football League (NFL). Currently a free agent, he was picked first overall by the Carolina Panthers in the 2011 NFL Draft. He played nine seasons with the team, and secured three Pro Bowl titles.
Newton has been awarded the most prestigious awards at the college level, such as the Heisman Trophy, Maxwell Award, Davey O’Brien Award, and many more in his senior year at Auburn University.
He made his first appearance in a Super Bowl during Super Bowl 50 in 2015 and earned the NFL MVP title, becoming only the second African-American quarterback to receive the title since 2003.
A shoulder injury forced the athlete out of the 2019 season halfway, after which he was released.
Despite having a spectacular record, Newton did not find any trade partner for over three months until eventually replacing Tom Brady of the New England Patriots in 2020.
Newton became the team captain and starting quarterback for the Patriots. He returned to the Panthers in 2021 for a second stint after being released by the Patriots midway through the season. His one-year deal included a guaranteed amount of $4.5 million.
Cam Newton has a net worth of $75 million. NFL contracts, endorsements and investments all contribute to the player's net worth.
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What is Cam Newton’s net worth?
Patriots’ starting quarterback Cam Newton has a net worth of $75 million. He used to have an annual average salary of $2.25 million, apart from endorsement deals, business ventures and bonuses. He is ranked 25 on the Insider’s list of the highest-paid quarterbacks of all time.
Cam Newton Career Earnings
Cam Newton has earned a whopping $122.5 million during his decade in the League. He earned over $65.3 million in salaries alone. In 2015, Newton earned $24 million - the highest earnings of that season, which also included a $15.5 million signing bonus.
Cam Newton Endorsements
Being a popular rising athlete, Cam Newton landed many endorsement deals with major brands such as Gatorade, Beats by Dre, Under Armour, Danon and Blek. According to Forbes, his deal with sportswear brand Under Armour earns him approximately $12 million, which includes a profit from every pair of cleats sold.
Newton lost his endorsement deal with yogurt brand Danon after he reportedly made a sexist remark against a female reporter during a press conference in 2017. Despite this, he continues to earn millions through ads.
Cam Newton Investments
The quarterback has made numerous fruitful investments, such as a partnership with department store Belk to launch his own clothing line MADE by Cam Newton in 2013. In 2019, Newton opened a cigar bar and restaurant named Fellowship in Atlanta.
Cam Newton Other Sources of Income
Cam Newton was also the host of a reality tv series called All in with Cam Newton in which he brought in mentors to tutor and help children achieve their dreams. The show was aired on Nickelodeon on June 6, 2016 and ended after 20 episodes in November the same year.
Cam Newton Expenditures
In 2016, Cam Newton bought a 3,335sq.ft 3-bedroom condo worth $1.6 million in Charlotte, North Carolina. However, the property was listed for sale in July 2019 for $2.9 million.
Cam is known for his eccentric, high fashion looks and revealed in his recent vlog that he has “spent thousands and thousands of dollars, maybe even millions” on his outfits.
The quarterback not only likes to splurge on his clothes, but also the cars he drives. Newton owns a customized 1970 Oldsmobile 442 Cutlass with 24 karat gold plating, diamond-stitched seats, an all-gold plated Panthers head and custom gold-plated rims with extra wide tires as well as satin black flames on the outside. Apart from this, he also owns a 1972 Chevelle and a Rolls-Royce.
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Cam Newton Charity
Cam Newton established the Cam Newton Foundation in 2012. He has donated over $5 million in grant funds and also hosts an annual “Thanksgiving Jam” - a charity event where he feeds underprivileged children and families. In 2019, he hosted a celebrity kickball tournament called “Kicking it with Cam”, the proceeds of which were given to the foundation.