Rock Newman, 69, is an American Producer known for Elite Youth and The One and Only Dick Gregory. He is also a former boxing promoter.
Rock Newman Biography
Roderick Eugene Newman, better known as Rock Newman, was born in Brandywine, Maryland, USA, in 1952. He is a producer best known for The One and Only Dick Gregory (2021), The Big Fight Live(1976), and Elite Youth (2020). Having a height of 5 feet 8 inches, the producer graduated from Gwynn Park High school in Brandywine, Maryland. The entrepreneur holds an American nationality and mixed ethnicity.
Additionally, he covered Sugar Ray Leonard matches for WOL and hosted a sports discussion program focusing on boxing. He took over Qawi’s job as a promoter in 1981; then, in 1986, he started working for Butch Lewis. Following Bowe’s Olympic defeat to Lennox Lewis in 1988, Newman welcomed and hired the fighter as his manager. Bowe, his wife, and their two children were relocated to Washington by him.
He appointed the seasoned Eddie Futch as Bowe’s trainer and persisted in assuring him that he could win the heavyweight title. In Nevada, Newman is accused of misdemeanor violence and might face sanctions from the Nevada Athletic Commission. After Elijah Tillery, a journeyman boxer kicked Bowe after the first round of their bout at the Convention Center in 1991, Newman jumped up on the ring apron and grabbed him. As a result, he was fined $2,500 by the D.C. Boxing Commission.
The court in D.C. Superior filed a lawsuit alleging that local TV and radio host, trustee of Howard University, and “beloved prodigal son of the DMV,” Rock Newman, approached comedian and impressionist Sylvia Morrison-Pitt from behind while she was performing, reached into her dress, stuffed napkins into her bra, and touched her left breast. The incident happened at the annual March on Washington Film Festival at the Burke Theatre in July 2018. Morrison-Pitt charges Newman with violence, assault, and causing emotional distress in the complaint. She is asking for $9 million in compensation.
Rock Newman Age And Wife
Rock Newman was born on November 30, 1952, in Brandywine, Maryland, USA. He is currently 69 years old. He hitched to his wife Demetria in a private ceremony and lived a happy life after that. Newsman surprised his love life with a new home for them in the Chatsworth luxury townhouse development in Northwest.
His mother is Sarah Gertrude Newman, currently 86, and his sister’s name is Adele. He has a nephew named Chico. Before his passing 20 years ago, Spencer, Newman’s father, worked as a concrete truck driver. The two were close. Talking about his ethnicity, he is not white as he revealed that his father’s mother was black and Indian, while his father’s father was white and his mother’s parents were mulatto.
Rock Newman Net Worth
Rock Newman is thought to be valued between $1 and $5 million. The former boxer gained his wealth through his work as a producer and the success of his television program, The Rock Newman Show. The Rock Newman Show covers local and national politics, the intricacies of race and religion, adult relationships, and children’s perspectives on the world in addition to breaking news and previously unrevealed historical occurrences.
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