Heidi Watney is an American sportscaster who is a regular host for MLB Network. Heidi Watney previous work credit includes work assignments for New England Sports Network in Boston, Time Warner Cable Sports Net and two other stations based in hometown Fresno.

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  • Birthday: May 19, 1981 (Age 36)
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Sportscaster


1. Family and Personal Life

Heidi Watney is married to husband Mike Wickham for three years. She was also rumored to be in a relationship with now-retired baseball catcher Jason Varitek.

Heidi Watney, a Californian native was born to parents Paula Watney and Mike Watney, a golf coach at Fresno State for 35 years. Her father was not the only one who played golf in her family, even cousin Nick Watney is a five-time PGA winner while Sister Kelly is a volleyball coach at Fresno Pacific University. Heidi herself never played much of golf but she was involved in gymnastics, hurdles, diving and high school cheerleading.

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  • Parents: Paula Watney and Mike Watney
  • Husband: Mike Wickham
  • Children: N/A
  • Marital Status: Married

To forge her career path, Heidi attended Clovis West High School and after graduation enrolled at the University of San Diego on a National Merit Scholarship program, earning a degree with honors in 2003. It was San Diego where she candied her love interest in sports after a group of pals suggested to have a sports career. The previous year, she had participated beauty pageant where she was crowned Miss California first runner-up.

In 2014, Heidi exchanged the wedding vows with Mike Wickham, a former baseball executive in Edgewater, New Jersey.  However, a few years before her marriage, the news caught everyone’s attention that the sportscaster was dating then Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek.

There were rumors floating around that the couple had been dating for three years and Heidi was the reason for his divorce with wife Karen. Later his second wife Catherine came to defense Heidi and shot all those allegations down.


2. Body Measurements and Lifestyle

Heidi Watney, the MLB sports anchor is an absolute definition of regal and splendid beauty. She looks breathtaking while flaunting her svelte physique.

The 36-years-old, Heidi Watney is a living example of exquisiteness and divine beauty. While on screen, she is appreciated for her iconic sports role and warm personality, off-screen the blond babe is praised for her overwhelming elegance and amazing fashion statement.

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  • Height: 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm)
  • Body Measurements: 32-24-36 inches
  • Plastic Surgery: N/A
  • Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)

From KUSI assistant producer to the today’s on-air host, Heidi has come a long way in her career. Throughout this time, she seems to be constantly glowing with her flawless looks and slim figure. 

She is an active traveler and whenever gets time, she immediately takes an international flight and travels exquisite destinations with friends and family



3. Professional Career

Heidi Watney is an MLB on-air personality, who is a frequent host for ‘Quick Patch’. Previously, she was NESN reporter covering live and conducting interviews with valuable players and coaches.

She first started her career as an assistant producer and reporter for San Diego based independent TV station KUSI News, which eventually came to her way as a result of a college internship.

Career Timeline:

  • In May 2008, Heidi was positioned as on-field reporter for Boston Red Sox on NESN sports cable
  • In 2011, she joined Time Warner Cable SportsNet, where she covered Los Angeles Galaxy
  • In 2012, she left Time Warner to join MLB Network as a studio anchor and reporter

Heidi fastened her seatbelt and left for Red Sox nation when hired to cover Boston show for regional sports cable NESN. The former Miss San Diego had replaced Tina Cervasio to earn the position in April 2008.

During the period, she covered The Ultimate Red Sox show, provided on-field reports and updated viewers with several hard-hitting games including 2004 series-played by Yankees and Red Sox. While she joined the host Tom Caron and studio analysts to report on key stories and updates, she also recounted with the network’s pre-game and post-game program and interviewed players, management teams, and coaches.

Prior to joining the network, Heidi was a talk show host for ESPN affiliated radio station 1430 KFIG in Fresno. Over the time she also filled in as a weekend sports anchor for Fox-affiliated television station KMPH-TV.

In 2011, Heidi departed from the NESN and opt the role of sideline reporter for the Time Warner Cable SportsNet in Los Angeles. Before leaving the network, she had reported on Aspen’s Winter X Games. Her work assignment in Warner was to cover Los Angeles Galaxy; however, after a year she left the station and joined MLB Network.

Heidi is a studio host for MLB reporting across every studio program. While on-season, she anchors Quick Patch and nightly highlights on the progress report, offseason, she contributes to weekday morning show 'Hot Stove'.

Moreover, she also serves network by reporting on the World Series, covering the special event, Postseason and All-Star Game.



4. Salary and Net Worth 2018

Heidi Watney estimated net worth is reportedly $3 million. Her annual salary is, however, not been disclosed yet.

Heidi Watney net worth has not yet been revealed, however, an inside source claims that she has an estimated $3 million net worth.

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  • Net Worth: $3 million
  • Salary: N/A

Since every sports network wishes Heidi to be on their cable, so no doubt she would be earning huge salary per annum.


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