Kathryn Newton Parents: Facts About Robin Newton & David Newton

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Kathryn Newton Parents: Facts About Robin Newton & David Newton
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Antman Quantumania actress Kathryn Newton has been a recognizable face for almost two decades now. She definitely is no newbie to the either big or small screen with her breakout role coming in as Abigail Carlson in the HBO Big Little Lies.

Newton has been giving impressive performances for years. While Kathryn’s acting abilities have helped her to achieve great success, her parents have played an important role in her life as well. Her nesters, Robin and David, have been a major influence on her personal and professional growth. The write-up below will take a dive into the lives of the aforesaid two names.

Who Are Kathryn Newton Parents?

Newton’s mother Robin is an airline pilot while her father, David is a businessman. Despite her parents’ professions, Kathryn says she came from an ordinary family background before she kicked off her acting career.

The actress’s parents raised her on a golf course. Because of it, Newton, the future Paul Rudd’s costar grew up to be an avid golf lover. She was eight when she participated in her first golf tournament.

Kathryn as a child with her father
Newton as a child with her dad David. Instagram

Speaking of Kathryn’s parents’ relationship, it is unclear when the two married but the actress’ folks seem to have been husband and wife for a long time.

Kathryn Newton Father Is An Avid Golf Lover

Newton’s father as mentioned was a golf aficionado and he used the sports for the father/daughter duo to maintain a close bond. He spawned off a deep-rooted love for golf in his daughter and Kathryn also often shares throwbacks of her and her father on the golf course.

David turns out, played the sport for two years at Plate Junior College in Nebraska. He once also got a spot in the National Junior College Championship. However, due to a lack of funds he had to quit.

Actress Kathryn Newton with her father and businesseman David Newton in June 2022
Antman Quantumania actress Kathryn Newton with her father David. Instagram

When Kathryn’s father graduated from the University of Colorado, David’s index was a plus 2. At the same time, he also briefly tried his hand at golfing in Florida pro arms.

Newton’s father once revealed he would win tournaments and the most he could win (as an amateur) was $200 in prizes (from the pro shop).

Kathryn’s father had the actress out on the course with him before she could speak. Newton eventually grew up to love the game as much as her father.

Oftentimes, David has also served as Kathryn’s coach and caddy.

David is the son of Howard Keith Newton. Howard was born in Nebraska. Kathryn’s great-paternal grandfather Robert Huntington Newton was a member of the Nebraska State Legislature. David’s mother, Julia had parents from Ireland apparently in Fintona, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.

Kathryn Mother; Has Been Alongside Her Daughter’s Side From Her Early Days

Kathryn’s, who is reportedly single, mother Robin was by the young actress’s side when she got her first acting role. The actress was only four back then.

Unlike her husband and daughter, Robin didn’t care for golf as much but she reportedly worried that her daughter was always wearing sunscreen and that she would rush for the auditions at the last minute.

26 years old actress from The Society Kathryn Newton
Antman Quantumania actress Kathryn Newton. Instagram

Newton, who has a net worth of $3 million once said her mother didn’t really understand what golf was. Robin was there when Kathryn landed a three-year part on the daytime soap, All My Children.

Robin doesn’t appear on her daughter’s social media as her husband David does.

Robin’s father Robert Bruce Burge was a New Yorker by birth. Her paternal grandmother Kathleen was born in California to Welsh parents. Robin’s mother Emily Janice Owen was born in Virginia.


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