Heyward was born on May 6, 1989, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He went to Peachtree Ridge High School where he played football for the Peachtree Ridge Lions football team. In his school career, he recorded over 100 tackles and 16 sacks as a senior. He was rated the 13th best defensive tackle in the nation by Scout.com.
Cameron Hayward’s Net Worth
Cameron Heyward is an American football player who plays as a defensive end for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. As of 2021, Cameron Heyward’s net worth is estimated to be $25 million.
In 2011, the Pittsburgh Steelers selected Heyward in the first round of the NFL Draft. He signed a four-year, $6.70 million contract that included $5.41 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $3.37 million.
He made his professional debut in the season-opener against the Baltimore Ravens where he made one solo tackle. He finished his rookie season with 11 combined tackles, a sack, a forced fumble, and a pass deflection in 16 games.