Heidi Watney Biography
|Date of Birth:||1981 , May-19|
|Age:||40 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 10 Inch|
|Father||Dean Mitchell Watney|
|Birth Place/City||Fresno, California|
|Working For||MLB Network|
|Net Worth||$ 3 million|
|Hair Color||Dyed Brown|
|Weight in KG||61 KG|
|Affair with||Mike Wickham|
|Married to||Mike Wickham|
|Education||University of San Diego|
Heidi Watney, an American sportscaster, is a host and reporter for MLB Network. She is hosting the weeknight baseball highlights show Quick Pitch for a long time. She has worked in various well-known sports channels which includes NESN, Time Warner Cable SportsNet, and KMPH-TV. She is also a former host of ESPN radio 1430 KFIG.
Watney has been married Mike Wickham since 2014and the two are also the proud parents of one child.
Early Life, Bio, And Education Of Heidi Watney
Heidi Watney was born in San Diego, the United States of America on May 19, 1981. She was born as the only child of her parents; her mother name was Alison Brooks and her father Dean Mitchell Watney. Her mother was a reporter and her father was in the US army.
They move around quite frequently due to the nature of his father's job. They also lived in Vietnam for two years and after returning from Vietnam her parents got divorced. Later she chooses her mother to live with, though her father remarried Heidi was close to her father as they lived nearby. Her nationality is American. Her ethnicity is White. And her star sign is Taurus which defines her personality to be determination, self-reliance, and perseverance.
Watney joined Clovis West High School in Fresno and later graduated from there. From her high school days she was very active in extracurricular activities she used to participate in diving, gymnastics, hurdles and also she was a cheerleader.
As Watney was a National Merit Scholar she attended the University of San Diego on an academic scholarship. In 2003 she got her graduate degree with honors. In 2002, she was the first runner-up of Miss California pageant.
Heidi Watney's Professional Career
Watney in the initial stage of her career during 2008, she was an on-field reporter of the Boston Red Sox. She also worked as host of The Ultimate Red Sox Show and The Red Sox Report on NESN, which was a Boston-based regional sports network. Heidi Watney also worked for a sports talk radio host for ESPN Radio 1430 KFIG. Her other work includes a weekend sports anchor for KMPH-TV.
In 2011, Watney worked as a sideline reporter for the upcoming regional sports network Time Warner Cable SportsNet. In September 2012 she joined MLB Network after she quit Time Warner. Since 2013 she is been featured in the MLB Network's show Quick Pitch every weeknight.
Heidi Watney's Net Worth And Salary
Heidi Watney is one of the leading figures in the field of media. She has also collected a large amount of money from her illustrious journalism career. According to some authorized sources, her net worth can be assumed to be over $2 million, as of 2018.
Watney currently serves as a host and reporter for MLB Network, and it has also been reported that that the Mlb.Com pays its employees an average of $88,462 a year. Therefore we can assume that she makes in the same range.
Heidi Watney's Personal Life And Affair
Heidi Watney is a married woman. Watney tied the knots with Mike Wickham on 31st December 2014. Her husband Wickham is a Director of the Baseball Operations at Miami Marlins LLC. The two were organized their wedding ceremony at Edgewater, New Jersey. They spent their honeymoon at the exotic and expensive location of Bora Bora.
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The couple is also a proud parent of their one child, a son named Jax, was born on April 27, 2018. Watney announced that she was expecting her first child along with her spouse Wickham attending a red carpet on January 14. She has posted a number of the beautiful picture along with her newborn baby boy on her Instagram account.
At the time of the birth of her son, Heidi also missed the first half of the 2018 season due to her maternity leave.
The couple has been since 2014 sharing the wonderful married life together and raising their newborn baby boy with great care.
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Heidi has also a pet dog named Yogi with whom she often snaps beautiful images on her Instagram.
Prior to Mike, Heidi Watney has an interesting dating life. It was reported that the TV personality dated American professional baseball pitcher Jacob Edward Peavy, is currently a free agent. The couple dated for a few months before they called it quits. In 2008 she was romantically linked with Jason Varitek, is a former Red Sox baseball catcher. He was the crucial part of the team who played from 1997 till his retirement in 2011.
They meet at Fenway Park during her work and they fell in love. They met at Fenway Park and started dating shortly after their courtship. They were also spotted spending their time at a Baltimore Bar in 2008.
At the end of 2008, they separated. And in 2009, there was a rumor that she was dating Nick Green, but there was no any official confirmation made by Watney or Green. Jason went on to marry Catherine Panagiotopoulos in 2011.
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Heidi Watney's Body Measurement
Watney is very hot and beautiful; she was also voted one of the sexiest women in sports job. She has a killer body which measures 32-24-26. She has blonde hair and blue eyes.
- Height: she stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches
- Weighs: 61 kg
- Bra size: 32
- Hips Size: 35 in / 91 cm
- Waist Size: 24 in / 61 cm
- Breast Size: 31 in / 81 cm
- Age: May 19, 1981