Heidi Watney is an American sportscaster, host, and reporter for MLB Network. Her past sportscasting experience such as roles at New England Sports Network in Boston, Time Warner Cable SportsNet in Los Angeles, and two stations in Fresno.
Heidi Watney was born on May 19, 1981, in Fresno, California in the United States. As of 2019, her age is 38 years old with her birth sign Taurus. She is the daughter of Dean Mitchell Watney and Alison Brooks. Her mother was also a reporter and her father served in the U.S. Army. Heidi holds an American nationality and belongs to White ethnic background. Further, her parents got divorced when she was young. Her father got married to another lady and her mother took her custody
She has a brother named Josh Watney and two sisters. Her brother Josh followed in the footsteps of their father playing golf in college. He is now the Vice President at Ascension Insurance. Her cousin, Nick Watney is a golfer. In her early days, she moved a lot due to her father’s profession. She spent two years of her early life in Vietnam.
Regarding her education, she studied at Clovis West High School. At that time, she was active in sports and did hurdles, diving, gymnastics, and cheerleading. Further, she got a National Merit Scholarship. Then, she enrolled at the University of San Diego. After that, she graduated from there with a B.A. Degree in 2003.
Heidi Watney’s Career
Watney was an athlete during high school days. Afterward, she tried her luck in modeling. She participated in ‘Miss California’ in 2002. There she finished runner-up in that competition. After that, she started focusing her career in reporting and broadcasting. In Fresno, she worked on the radio. Later, she was the sports anchor and host for ESPN Radio 1430 KFIG, and KMPH-TV.
Then she joined the New England Sports Network in Boston, where she worked for some time in 2008. At that time, she served as the host of “The Red Sox Report” and “The Ultimate Red Sox Show.” She worked for the ‘Time Warner Cable SportsNet’’ for a short period. Finally, she joined MLB Network in September 2012. As of now, she works as the host of “Quick Pitch.” Her job includes discussing and broadcasting highlights of baseball games.
What is the Net Worth and Salary of Heidi Watney?
Watney is earning a pretty good amount of salary and income through her career. Therefore, she has an estimated net worth of around $3 million as of 2019. Whereas her salary is around $250 thousand per annum.
Currently, she serves as a host and reporter for MLB Network. Also, it has been reported that MLB pays its employees an average of $88,462 a year. In addition, she also receives a handful of ads and endorsements. But among many her biggest sports kit endorsement deals are with Nike. In her upcoming years, her net worth will be double if she is still engaged in her professional work, As of now, she is enjoying her lavish lifestyle in a luxurious way. But the cost of her car and house is still unknown.
Who is Heidi Watney Married to?
Heidi is a married woman, she married Mike Wickham, who is a Director of the baseball operation at Miami Marlins LLC. There is no information about their first met and dating history. However, the couple exchanged their vows on December 31, 2014. The wedding ceremony took place in Edgewater, New Jersey. As of now, they are living a happy married life without any sign of separation or divorce.
Previously, she was in a relationship with two baseball players. In the year 2008, she shared a relationship with a former baseball player, Jason Varitek. Likewise, she also had an affair with a baseball player, Jake Peavy. There is no further information about her past relationship with Jason and Jake.
There was a rumor of Watney back in 2009. That time even several media reported on an alleged relationship between Heidi Watney and Nick Green. Likewise, she became part of the controversy in 2008. It was just after she was fired from radio, KMPH. Also, her boss accused her of using curse words.
How tall is Heidi Watney?
Heidi has a gorgeous body with an average height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs is around 61 kg. Similarly, her body measurement includes 32-24-36 for her bust, waist, and hips. Likewise, she has a pair of eyes with dark brown color and dyed brown hair. Watney is very active on social sites such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. She has 53.7k followers on Instagram and 146k on Twitter. In addition, she has around 7,703 followers on Facebook.
Facts of Heidi Watney
|Full Name||Heidi Watney|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
|Date Of Birth||May 19, 1981|
|Age||39 years 0 months|
|Place Of Birth||Fresno, California|
|Height||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Education||University of San Diego|
|Parents||Father Dean Mitchell Watney Mother Alison Brooks|
|Heidi Watney Instagram|