Did you know Cam Newtonhas 7 kids? Neither did we!
The 31-year-old -- who's usually pretty private when it comes to his personal life -- opened up about his offspring in an emotional Father's Day post on IG.
"I’m a proud father of seven," the ex-Carolina Panthers star said.
Waiting for your permission to load the Instagram Media.
"A daddy isn’t defined as the man who makes the child (not an all instances) but rather a MAN who extends his hands and time to help with the child’s raising and his heart to LOVE the child through anything!"
He continued, "Blood doesn’t always make you DADDY being a dad comes from the heart."
"Anybody can make a baby but it takes a real man to raise a child! Kudos to all the real men worldwide happy Father’s Day to us."
He also named all 7 of his kids -- Jaden, Shakira, Chosen, Sovereign-Dior, Camidas, Caesar, Cashmere.
We know what you're thinking ... doesn't Philip Rivers have a bunch of kids, too?
Yep -- Rivers has 9 KIDS!!
By the way, Newton has reportedly made over $120 million in NFL contract money and Rivers is pushing $220 mil ... so, they can have a babysitter every once in a while!