Kevin Newman is a professional baseball shortstop for the Pittsburgh Pirates from the United States. Moreover, Kevin Newman also played college baseball for the Arizona Wildcats of the University of Arizona.
Table of Biography
Kevin Newman was born in Poway, California, the United States on August 4, 1993. His zodiac sign is Leo according to his birthdate and he is currently 28 years old as of 2021. Moreover, his real birth name is Kevin Bradley Newman. His father’s name is John Newman and his mother’s name is Elizabeth Newman.
He has two older sisters named Regan Newman and Fallon Newman. Additionally, he follows the Christian religion and holds American nationality by birth but his ethnic background is not available. Besides that, there is no information about his childhood days and we can assume that his parents raised him well in his hometown.
He graduated from the Poway High School in Poway, California, and played baseball for them. Later, the University of Arizona, University of Oregon, and the University of California pursued him due to his batting skills in his junior year. After that, he attended the University of Arizona on a college baseball and played baseball for the Arizona Wildcats baseball team.
Kevin Newman started playing baseball while studying at the Poway High School in Poway, California. During his sophomore year, he made out to the high school’s baseball team. In his junior year, he recorded a batting average of .404. After that, he attended the University of Arizona on a college baseball scholarship and played for the Arizona Wildcats baseball team.
During his freshman year, he succeeded Alex Meija as the Wildcat’s starting shortstop. In his freshman year, he also became the 11th best in the Pac-12 Conference (Pac-12) with a batting average of .336. Moreover, he was named to the Freshman All-American team by Louisville Slugger and the only freshman named to the All-Pac-12 Conference team. During his sophomore year, he was again named to the Pac-12’s All-Conference team with a .304 batting average. Before his junior year, he was added to the Golden Spikes Award watch list.
Moreover, he also played summer collegiate baseball for the Falmouth Commodores of the Cape Cod Baseball League (CCBL). In the 2015 MLB draft, the Pittsburgh Pirates selected him in the first round with the 19th overall selection. Moreover, the Pittsburgh Pirates signed him and send him to the West Virginia Black Bears to make his professional debut.
Additionally, he also began the 2016 season with the Bradenton Marauders of the Florida State League’s Class A-Advanced. Later, he received a promotion to the Altoona Curve of the Class AA Eastern League. He played for both Altoona and the Indianapolis Indians of the Class AAA International League in 2017. Additionally, he hit his first walk-off single to help the Pirates defeat the Cincinnati Reds 6-5 in 10 innings on April 6, 2019. He had the lowest OPS in the major leagues at .574 in 2021.
Achievements and Net Worth
Kevin Newman was part of the Freshman All-America team, All-Pac-12 Conference team, and received the MVP award during his college days. In 2020, he became a member of the CCBL Hall of Fame. Moreover, he also won the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award Watch List in 2015 and 2014 respectively. Furthermore, he also won the Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year Award.
Kevin Newman has garnered a huge amount of money as a professional baseball player. According to online sources, he has an estimated net worth of $1 million to $5 million US dollars from his career as a baseball player. Moreover, he earns around $598 thousand dollars as a shortstop for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Kevin Newman is married to a woman named Shayne Newman and has a daughter named Addison Marie Newman. Besides that, there is no further information about Newman’s previous or other relationships.
Talking about his rumors and controversy, he’s not a part of them until now. Besides that, he is focusing on his baseball career and his family life and stays away from rumors and controversies.
Body Measurement and Social media
Kevin Newman has brown hair and brown eyes with a height of 6 feet and a weight of 90 Kg. Besides that, there is no further information about Newman’s other body measurements.
Kevin is active on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. His official Instagram account @kevinnewman27 has over 15 thousand followers. On Twitter, he has 7,161 followers on his official account.