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Heidi Watney Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Husband, Kids, Height

Heidi Watney Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Husband, Kids, Height

Facts of Heidi Watney

Full Name: Heidi Watney
Birth Date: May 19, 1981
Age: 41 years
Gender: Female
Profession: Sportscaster
Country: United States
Horoscope: Taurus
Height: 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)
HusbandMike Wickham
MarriedMike Wickham
Net Worth$3 million
Salary$250 thousand
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDyed Brown
Birth PlaceFresno, California
StatusMarried
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
EducationUniversity of San Diego
FatherDean Mitchell Watney
MotherAlison Brooks
SiblingsJosh Watney
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Heidi Watney is a well-known name in the sports broadcasting field. She is an American Sportscaster by profession.

Early Life of Broadcaster

Heidi Watney was born on May 19, 1981, in Fresno, California in the United States. Currently, she is 38 years old and her sun sign is Taurus. Her parents are Dean Mitchell Watney and Alison Brooks. Her mother was also a reporter and her father served in the U.S. Army. She belongs to the nationality of the American and White ethnic group.

Childhood and Siblings

In her early days, she moved a lot due to her father’s profession. She spent two years of her early life in Vietnam. However, her parents got divorced when she was young. Her father got married to another lady and her mother took her custody.

She has three siblings, a brother named Josh and two sisters. Her brother Josh Watney 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.

Educational Framework

She studied at Clovis West High School. During high school, she was active in sports and did hurdles, diving, gymnastics, and cheerleading. She got a National Merit Scholarship. Then, she enrolled at the University of San Diego. Later on, in 2003, she graduated from there with a B.A. Degree.

Who is Heidi Watney Husband?

Presently, Heidi is a married woman. She married Mike Wickham, who is a Director of the baseball operation at Miami Marlins LLC. The couple exchanged their vows on December 31, 2014. The wedding ceremony took place in Edgewater, New Jersey. Currently, they are living a happy married life without any sign of separation or divorce.

Heidi Watney with her husband, Mike Wickham
Caption: Heidi Watney with her husband, Mike Wickham

Previous to her marriage, 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.

However, Watney was part of a rumor back in 2009. At that time even several media reported on an alleged relationship between Heidi Watney and Nick Green. Likewise, in 2008, she became part of the controversy. It was just after she was fired from radio, KMPH. Her boss also accused her of using curse words.

What is the Net Worth and Salary of Heidi Watney?

She is earning a pretty good amount of salary and income. Therefore, she has accumulated a net worth of around $3 million as of 2022. Likewise, her salary is $250 thousand per annum.

Watney currently serves as a host and reporter for MLB Network, and it has also 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. 

How tall is Heidi Watney?

Heidi has a gorgeous body with an average height of 5 feet 10 inches. In addition, she weighs around 61 kg. Similarly, her body measurement of 32-24-36 inches.

Heidi Watney, Sportscaster
Caption: Heidi Watney, Sportscaster

Likewise, she has dyed brown hair and dark brown eyes.

Heidi Watney’s Career

  • Watney is a professional Sportscaster right now. Previously, she was an athlete during her 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.
  • Then she started focusing her career on reporting and broadcasting.
Heidi Watney, Sportscaster
Caption: Heidi Watney, Sportscaster
  • Similarly, in Fresno, she worked on the radio. She was the sports anchor and host for ESPN Radio 1430 KFIG, and KMPH-TV. Then in 2008, she joined the New England Sports Network in Boston.
  • She worked there for some time. During her time there, 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.
  • Currently, she works as the host of “Quick Pitch.” Her job includes discussing and broadcasting highlights of baseball games.