For obvious reasons, fame is something a lot of people have dreamt about at some point in their lives. Many have been able to attain this through what they do for a living and others only get to be famous through being close with popular figures. Both of the circumstances are true for Kia Proctor. Being an American model and stripper, she was already popular to some extent before she started making headlines as a result of her relationship with the American football quarterback named Cam Newton.
Yes, Proctor worked as a model and stripper using the name Hazel. She is well known in some notable clubs across the United States, including the Washington DC Stadium Club. In addition to her modeling career, she also worked as a party host in Atlanta. So clearly, she had a life before Cam became a part of it.
Kia Proctor’s Life Before She Met Cam Newton
From what we gathered, Kia was named Shakia Proctor after she was born on the 16th of October 1988. She is a citizen of the United States of America as her place of birth was in Virginia. Kia belongs to the black American ethnicity but much isn’t known about the kind of childhood she had, just as details of her educational background have been hard to come by.
All that is known is that she was born to Anne Marie and Jerome Proctor. They are both Virginia natives and are believed to have mixed ethnic origins. Apart from these facts, it has been hard to uncover anything about them. It is not known what they are up to and their daughter has not been forthcoming with information about their whereabouts. In fact, she has never talked significantly about them to the media. As she has effectively kept issues regarding her family under the shades, it is also hard to deduce if Proctor is an only child or has siblings. Nonetheless, there are no reasons to believe the model did not have a peaceful childhood.
As for her career, Proctor first worked as a stripper going by the name Hazel. She appeared in different strip clubs in American including the Washington DC Stadium Club. Later on, she moved to Atlanta where she started working as a party host as well as a full-time model. Being a model, Kia Proctor has worked with different agencies as a hosting model and has also appeared in popular shows. She came into the limelight following her relationship with the famous American football quarterback, Cam Newton. But how exactly did they meet?
Here’s How Cam Met The Model
From what has been discussed thus far, it has been established that Kia Proctor as Hazel, was a well-known stripper who worked in top clubs in Virginia. Reports have it that one of these clubs was the DC Stadium Club which was where she met the footballer for the first time sometime in 2013.
Considering her curvy and pleasing looks, it is easy for Kia to gain the attention of most men that crosses her path. Thanks to her impeccable personality as well, the stripper made a significant impression on Cam that saw the beginning of their relationship. They first caught the attention of the media when they appeared together at the Kentucky Derby the same year. The following year, the duo attended the NFL Post Season Award Ceremony.
Although Newton’s fans initially labeled Proctor a gold digger, she tried all she could to change her public image. She eventually left her job as a stripper but that did not change the way people saw her. Apart from upholding that she is only dating Cam because of his wealth, it was expressed in some quarters that she could constitute a distraction for the quarterback who ought to be focusing on building his career.
Newton was drafted by Carolina Panthers in 2011 and was vastly regarded as one of the most valuable players in the National Football League. In his first season, he made the PFWA All-Rookie Team while emerging as the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year and the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year. Because of all of these, people, especially fans of his team were concerned that the woman he has fallen for maybe unhealthy for his career. However, the two continue to date and appear in public events as the love between them blossomed over the years.
The Two Are Parents To Four Kids
Although Newton kept his relationship with Kia Proctor under the shades as much as he could, he revealed the birth of his son named Chosen Sebastian Newton during a press conference in 2015. The duo welcomed Sebastian on December 24, 2015. He is the first child of Newton and the second for Proctor who already had a daughter from a previous relationship.
The couple added an adorable daughter to their children in 2017. She was named Sovereign-Dior Cambella Newton and was born on the 3rd of February 2017. The model gave birth to their second son and third child sometime in July 2018 and he was named Camidas Swain Newton. In October of the following year, they welcomed their fourth child, yet another son named Cashmere Saint Newton.
Facts Surrounding Their Split and Custody Battle
Even as they spent many years together and built a family with four kids, Cam and Kia never got to walk down the aisle as man and wife. While this was anticipated with many choosing to believe the two are just taking their time, it emerged that they have fallen apart.
It was later confirmed that they separated because the football star fathered a baby with La Reina Shaw, an Instagram model. It was initially thought that the problem they are facing revolves around Cam’s affair with Shaw but a paternity lawsuit that Cam filed suggested otherwise. Asking for a DNA test to be carried out on the kids, he implored the court to determine what he should pay as child support while asking for joint custody and visitation.
Reacting to that, Kia filed a counter-suit against Cam Newton asking for attorney fees, child support, and primary custody. As culled from the documents, she and Cam had separated for months and she no longer lives in his home. While the case is still in court, it is said that Kia Proctor plans to move to Maryland with her kids.