Sports Journalist Married to a Player: Heidi Watney And Her Athlete Husband. Children and Dating History?

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Sports Journalist Married to a Player: Heidi Watney And Her Athlete Husband. Children and Dating History?

Quick Information

  • Son/s Jaxson Wickham
  • Rumors Heidi Watney and Jason Varitek's Rumored Affair
  • Eye Color Gray
  • Hair Color Blonde
  • Feet (Shoe) Size 6 (US)
  • Height/ How Tall? 5 Feet and 9 Inches
  • Education University of San Diego
  • Net Worth N/A
  • Wedding Date 2015-12-31
  • Husband/Spouse Mike Wickham (M. 2014)
  • Date of Birth May 19, 1981
  • Age 40 Years, 4 Months
  • Brother/s Josh Watney
  • Mother Paula Watney
  • Father Mike Watney
  • Ethnicity/Race White
  • Zodiac Sign Tauras
  • Profession Sportscaster
  • Birth Place Fresno, California, United States
  • Nationality American

When a beautiful lady greets you on your television screen and impresses you with her job, then you often wonder about the personal life of the woman. Similarly, sports journalist Heidi Watney has created a place in the heart of her audience through her work but what about her personal life? Is she engaged or married? Let's find out.

Personal Life: Married, Husband or Boyfriend and Children?

So, what do you think about her marital status?  Is she single or is she married? No idea? Well, Heidi Watney is currently a married woman. Alright then, ready to meet that one lucky guy who got be called Heidi’s husband?

Meet Mike Wickham, the boyfriend who turned into a husband is the Director of Baseball Operations at Miami Marlins LLC. Let’s know a little bit more about Mike, shall we? So yes, before Miami Marlins LLC, Mike was a Director of Minor League Operations.

So, the couple tied their wedding knot on December 31st, 2015, on New Year’s night. Having a marriage like in fairytales, the couple shared a very auspicious moment.

Though they have been married for only about two years now, we do not think divorce is a matter of issue in their life. They both seem to be madly and unconditionally in love with each other and hope that they stay the same way.

Here are some of their wedding pictures. 

Caption: With their Ring bearer and flower girl.

Caption: Such a lovely view and with the loved ones, even more unique.

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Well, it is not a shock to learn that people have a crush on this beautiful lady but someone who is probably a known figure to many people has a wish; a wish to have dinner with the already married Heidi Watney.

The top high school baseball player of the nation Trevor Hauver answered a question about who would be the 3 women he'd like to have dinner with. His answer was Selena Gomez, Carrie Underwood, and Heidi Watney.

So, we checked inside their social media accounts and found out that the husband and wife are nowadays engaged in their own business of sports ‘baseball.' Something like a custom printed baseball bats and other accessories.

Taking out time from their busy schedule, the husband and wife attended the base ball match and even shared the pictures through Instagram.


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It's important to balance a professional life with personal life, and Heidi shared the pictures of the fun time with her family through Instagram.


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Heidi's tweet on her one-year marriage anniversary gives a glimpse of her married life with her husband.

The beautiful smile of Heidi and her husband Mike reflects the wonderful bond they share, which was shared by Heidi through her Instagram.


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On the occasion of the new year 2016, Heidi shared the collage of the beautiful moments she has lived in the year 2015.


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Moreover, Heidi's shared one more picture of their wedding with her fans where the couple seems to head over heels in love with each other.


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Mother' Day is a special day when you can make your mother feel more special. And on this occasion, Heidi had beautiful words for the mothers. But when is she planning to become a mother herself?

The answer to the question lies within herself, but it's possible that the news of her pregnancy could surprise her fans soon!


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Heidi shared the picture of her romantic date with her husband at the Bora Bora which shows the wonderful relationship that she shares with her husband.


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Heidi Watney and Jason Varitek's Rumored Affair:

In the period of 2008 to 2011, Heidi Watney used to Cover The Red Sox For NESN. In this duration, the rumor about Heidi Watney and Jason Varitek having an affair spread like a wild spread fire. The rumors even proclaimed that Heidi was the reason for Jason’s divorce with his wife of 8 years, Karen in 2009.

Jason Varitek married for the second time in 2011 with Catherine Panagiotopoulos not Heidi Watney. Within a year of Jason marriage, in 2012, the Twitter again brought their affair alive, but this time Jason Varitek’s second wife, Catherine Varitek, came to Heidi Watney’s defense and shot those rumors down. And Heidi thanked for defending her.

Heidi Watney's Short Bio:

Born on May 19, 1981, Heidi Watney is also an athletic person who in her teen days participated in hurdles, gymnastics, diving and other sports activities. She is also National Merit Scholar. She graduated from University of San Diego in 2003 on an academic scholarship.

Before starting her career professionally as a journalist, she participated in Miss California Pageant and secured the position of first runner-up. Besides her fame and popularity, Heidi Watney is also known as the cousin of the professional golfer, Nick Watney.

Along with Heidi Watney sports journalist including Rachel Nichols, Carolyn Manno and Dianna Russini are inspiring upcoming sports journalist who wants to pursue a career in this field.