Cam Newton net worth and salary: Cam Newton is an American football quarterback for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League who has a net worth $14 million. Cam Newton's salary is $5.5 million per year thanks to his 4 year $22 million contract with the Carolina Panthers. Cam Newton earned his net worth as an American football player. He attended Westlake High School in Atlanta, Georgia, where he starred in football and basketball. The former Westlake football coach Dallas Allen started hearing about Newton's throwing ability and the freshman coaches told Allen that Newton needed to be moved from the freshman team to the varsity. He is a Junior Quarterback at Auburn University and he is already one of the greatest players in Auburn history even though he has only played for the team for one season. Beginning his college career at the University of Florida as a highly recruited quarterback from Westlake High School, Cam Newton saw limited playing time as a backup until his early departure from UF in 2008. He made a significant impact to the 2010 college football season. On the field for the Tigers in 2010, he led his team to an undefeated 12-0 season including a historical come from behind win against the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. He was drafted as the first overall pick by the Panthers in the 2011 NFL Draft, becoming the third player to win the Heisman Trophy. He is arguably one of the best players to ever play, even before his final game, he has passed for 2,589 yards, rushed for 1,409 yards (first SEC player ever to pass for over 2,000 and rush for over 1,000 yards) and scored 49 touchdowns. He is the third player to throw and rush for at least 20 touchdowns in the same season. In his NFL debut, he became the first rookie quarterback in NFL history to throw for 400 yards in his NFL regular-season opener, breaking Peyton Manning's rookie record. Cameron Newton was born on May 11th, 1989 in College Park, Georgia.