Heidi Watney: Bio, Relationships, Affairs, Children

By Prapti | Published on: March 6, 2024 | Updated on: March 6, 2024
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Heidi Watney is a Californian news reporter who has worked on many sports channels based in the United States. She is a familiar face on television, especially for sports news channels. Watney is especially famous as a host and reporter for MLB Network.

The gorgeous announcer is pretty famous in media outlets. But she has been in numerous scandals that you might not know about.

So, how is the real Heidi behind the cameras? Who are her husband and boyfriends? Find out in this detailed article about the one and only, Heidi Watney.

Who is Heidi Watney?

As we mentioned, Heidi Watney is a prominent name on American TV channels. Born on May 19, 1981, Heidi is a permanent resident of California. Heidi was born to her father Dean Mitchell Watney and mother Alison Brooks. Talking about her parents, her father served in the U.S. Army whereas her mother Watney was a reporter.

In total, Heidi has three siblings: one brother and two sisters. Her brother Josh Watney is pretty successful and is the vice president of Ascension Insurance. But the names and identities of her sisters have not been released.

Heidi Watney
Heidi Watney while working for NESN sports channel in California.

Education-wise, Watney attended Clovis West High School in Fresno where she was a cheerleader. Additionally, Watney was a very active student of her school during which she was a part of teams like swimming, hurdling, and gymnastics.

Heidi was an over-achiever even in her school days. Back in 1999, she received the National Merit Scholarship for her excellent scores and extra-curricular activities. She attended the University of San Diego where she graduated with honors in 2003.

Heidi Watney Relationship with Husband

The beautiful Heidi Watney is actually a married woman. Heidi is married to her gorgeous husband, Mike Wickham who is a former baseball executive. Currently, Mike is a director of baseball operations for the Miami Marlins LLC. 

The lovely couple dated for a while before walking down the aisle. Although they have not released their initial meeting date, their marriage anniversary falls on 1st December 2014. Watney shared a beautiful post on Instagram on the occasion of her second anniversary.

Heidi Watney wedding husband Mike
Heidi Watney’s wedding picture with her husband Mike Wickham.

Heidi shared a beautiful caption along with the mesmerizing photo. She wrote:

“This perfect day 2 years ago was just the beginning. There is nobody I would rather be on this journey of life with than this man. Happy anniversary @mwickham25! ❤❤❤”

The blessed couple had tied the knot in the presence of their close friends and family. They have been married for 7 years as of 2022. Additionally, they are the parents of two beautiful children.

Heidi is a mother of two children

Heidi Watney and her husband Mike Wickham have been blessed with two beautiful and adorable sons. They are Jax Wickham and Chase Dustin Wickham.

Back in November 2017, Heidi announced her pregnancy with her first child. The pair welcomed their first child Jax Wickham on April 25, 2018. He is 4 years old as of 2022.

Heidi Watney with her adorable family
Heidi Watney with her husband and her adorable children.

Again, on December 21 of 2020, Heidi welcomed her second son named Chase Dustin Wickham. Chase was born a healthy baby of 7 lbs 11 oz and 21 inches. He is two years old as of 2022.

Additionally, Heidi shares her crazy motherhood stories on Instagram constantly. With two young children, Watney has problems managing her career. But the Wickhams manage it pretty well. Overall, Watney has a delightful family filled with the laughter of her kids.

She Leads A Successful professional career As a Sportscaster

Obviously, Heidi has grabbed the attention of the media through multiple channels. She has appeared on networks like NESN, KMPH-TV, KFIG, and many more. Among these networks, she made a huge impact on her work at Major League Baseball aka MLB Network.

However, networks are not the only time that Heidi has been on camera. She actually started her career as a participant in Miss California Pageant where she successfully received the first runner-up position in 2002.

Boston Red Sox television field reporter Heidi Watney smiles after finishing her interview with Daniel Nava after the team faced the Baltimore Orioles in their baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston
Boston Red Sox television field reporter Heidi Watneywith Daniel Nava at Fenway Park in Boston.

Initially, she started her journalism career by joining the Boston Red Sox as a host of The Ultimate Red Sox Show and The Red Sox Report. She received quite the recognition and started working as a radio host for ESPN Radio. 

Eventually, she got hired by the NESN network in November 2011 to work as a sideline reporter for Time Warner Cable SportsNet which was based in Los Angeles.

The following year Heidi left the network and was hired by the MLB Network. At present, she is hosting the show Quick Pitch which is a weeknight show. Her work at the MLB network has continued since 2013. She has also worked alongside MLB host Lauren Gardner.

Watney Has Become a Subject of Several Scandal & Controversy

Heidi Watney has been a victim of scandals and controversy. Before marrying Mike, she was spotted with pretty popular athletes as well as married celebrities which sparked controversies.

During the early 2000s, Heidi dated the American baseball pitcher, Jacob Edward Peavy. Their relationship was very bland which is why they split up pretty soon.

Again in 2008, she was seen with the former Red Sox baseball catcher Jason Varitek. The controversy sparked as Jason was a married man for 10 years before getting a divorce and immediately dated Heidi. These two dated for quite a while and were spotted together in Baltimore bars often. But they did not work out.

After a year of Jason-Heidi controversy, Watney made the headlines again. The paparazzi had seen the former pair together and intimate on several occasions. Yet they denied the rumors and Heidi started dating Nick Green.

Going on from mam-to-man, Heidi finally settled down with her current husband Mike. After her marriage, Heidi has not been associated with any other affairs. We believed she found her love with Mike Wickham.

Heidi Watney body measurements

The popular sports broadcaster Heidi is famous for her attractive figure. She has a slender body figure with a height of 5 feet 9 inches or 175 centimeters. Her weight is measured at 61 kilograms or 135 pounds.

Talking about her body curves, her body size is 32-34-36 inches. With her measurements, she wears a standard dress size of 8. She has a fair complexion with beautiful blonde hair and blue-colored eyes.

Heidi Watney’s social media presence

Heidi is quite active on social media and has accumulated thousands of followers on her sites. She actively uses social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

In total, Watney has over 7.4k followers on her Facebook account under the name Heidi Watney.  Mostly, she has over 143k followers on her Twitter account and about 64k followers on her Instagram account with the username heidiwatney.

How Much is Heidi’s Net Worth?

With a striking career and huge salary, Heidi has a net worth of $3 million. She has worked in her field for almost 2 decades.

In addition to that, Heidi’s husband Mike has an estimated net worth of more than $200,000. Given Watney’s excellent career, Mike does not have to worry about his finances at all.

At the moment, the Wickham family is enjoying their luxurious life in California.