- Date of Birth
- Age 35 Years Old
- Famous Name
- Country United States US
- Birth Name Dwight David Howard
- Birth Place Atlanta, Georgia
- Horoscope Sagittarius
- Father Dwight Howard Sr.
- Mother Sheryl Howard
- Net Worth $100 million
- Salary $5,337,000
- Siblings TaShanda Howard, Jahaziel Howard
- Position in Team Power forward
- Current team Washington Wizards
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity African-American
- Profession Basketball player
- Currently Working For NBA
- School attended Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy
- Currently Married Yes
- Married to Te'a Cooper
- Children 4
- Girlfriend Camilla Poindexter, Marion Denise Douglas, Christine Vest, Royce Reed, Hope Alexa, Tiffany Render
- Squad No 21
Dwight Howard is an American professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, Dwight Howard currently plays for the Washington Wizards as their power forward. Dwight Howard has also played for other teams in past.
As a power forward, Dwight Howard reportedly earns around $5,337,000 as his yearly salary from Washington Wizard. Further, Dwight Howard has an estimated net worth of over $80 million.
Dwight Howard's Early Life
Dwight David Howard was born on December 8, 1985, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States to father Dwight Howard Sr., and mother Sheryl Howard. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to an African-American ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Sagittarius. He grew up along with his siblings, TaShanda Howard, Jahaziel Howard.
Howard is an American born Basketball Player who was into a family with strong Athletic correspondence. His father served Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy as an Athletic Director and his mother also played basketball for the women's basketball team at Morris Brown College. Before Howard was born his mother had seven Miscarriages.
Howard attended Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy in Atlanta, Georgia where he played for his high school basketball team.
Dwight Howard's Career Highlights
Dwight Howard was selected by Orlando Magic with the first overall pick in the 2004 NBA draft. In his final season for the Orlando Magic, he intended to be a free agent at the end of the season 2012-2013 if he was not sent to Brooklyn Nets.
On August 10, 2012, Howard was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. At that time Los Angeles Lakers also received Chris Duhon and Earl Clark.
In early July, Howard met with the Lakers, Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors, and Atlanta Hawks. However, he intended to join with the Rockets, and later on July 13, 2013, he officially signed with Houston Rockets.
On July 12, 2016, Howard made a three-year, $70 million deal with Atlanta Hawks. As the NBA's active leader in rebounds and blocked shots he entered the 2016-2017 season with the retirement of Tim Duncan and made his debut in the opening season.
Howard was signed by Charlotte Hornets in exchange for Marco Belinelli and Miles Plumlee on June 20, 2017. He was again traded to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Timofey Mozgov but waived by the Nets Immediately upon being acquired.
On July 12, 2018, Washington Wizards signed Dwight Howard and still plays for the team as their power forward. he wears jersey number 21.
Dwight Howard's Net Worth
As of 2020, Dwight Howard has an estimated net worth of over $100 million. He reportedly signed with Washington Wizards in 2018 and has an average salary of $5,337,000 annually. He is the 8th most-paid player of the team this year a bit less than Jason Smith.
Howard so far has made earnings of $234,492,486 from his entire NBA career.
Kept aside Howard's financial earnings, his personal assets include a mansion in Atlanta that cost $12.5 million and has multiple luxurious cars of the brand like Porsche, Ferrari, Rolls Royce, and many more.
Further, the NBA Player also earns a good amount of money from various sponsorships.
Dwight Howard's Girlfriend and Past Affairs
Dwight Howard is not married but is reported to be engaged to WNBA player Te'a Cooper. The couple was engaged to each other in 2019 and several reports claim that the power couple has already married.
Howard has been romantically involved with several women in past. He once dated with Camilla Poindexter, Marion Denise Douglas, and was also engaged to Christine Vest with whom he had a son, Dwight Howard Jr. but their bonding didn't last long. Reportedly he also had affairs with Royce Reed, they have a son, Braylon.
Besides this all relations Dwight was also dating Hope Alexa. Together they had a child name Jayde. Moreover, Howard was also connected with Tiffany Render and had a daughter, Layla.
Facts and stats of Dwight Howard
Other than being a famous NBA player, he is also very popular on social media. Howard has massive followers of 2 million on Instagram and 6.79 million on his Official Twitter account.
Dwight Howard is not only a world-class athlete but also a very attractive individual. The Famous NBA star measure 6 feet 11 inches / 2.11 m in height and weighs around 265 lbs / 120 kg.