Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was the 2015 NFL MVP and his hard work has made him the man on the field. The lovely lady on his arm, longtime girlfriend Kia Proctor, remains his biggest supporter year after year.
While the news has yet to be confirmed by Newton or Proctor, the couple appear to be expecting their second child together. Curious about the woman the QB fell hard for? Here are four things you should know about the mother of the little heirs to the Newton football throne.
1. Newton and Proctor have been an item since 2013.
The NFL star stepped on the Kentucky Derby red carpet three years ago with Proctor on his arm. The two then appeared at the 2014 NFL Honors side-by-side seemingy announcing that they were indeed a couple.
2. She is mom to a daughter from a previous relationship.
While Kia and Cam welcomed their first son together, Chosen, on Christmas Eve of 2015, Proctor has a daughter from an earlier relationship.
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3. She and Cam opted for a unique name for their first bundle of joy. They might do the same for the second!
“I wanted something that would be masculine, but yet unique,” Newton told USA Today in January after announcing the birth of his son. “I’m not a big fan of juniors and every person that I’ve had this conversation when I say, ‘I don’t want to have the pressure of him being a junior,’ they reply, ‘what the hell do you think Chosen’s going to bring?'”
4. The 27-year-old hails from the Washington D.C. area.
Born Shakia Proctor, the model is from the suburbs of the Nation’s capitol.