Dwight Howard Biography

( 1985 - )
December 7, 2018
First published on:December 7, 2018
by Pierson

Facts of Dwight Howard

Date of Birth: 1985, December 8
Age: 34 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 11 Inch
Birth Name Dwight David Howard
Birth Place Atlanta, Georgia
Horoscope Sagittarius
Father Dwight Howard Sr.
Mother Sheryl Howard
Net Worth $80 million
Salary $5,337,000
Siblings TaShanda Howard, Jahaziel Howard
Weight 265 lbs / 120 kg
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
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 African-American ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Sagittarius. He grew up along with his siblings, TaShanda Howard, Jahaziel Howard.

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 the 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.

CAPTION: Dwight Howard during the game of Washington Wizards. SOURCE: wdef.com

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 2018, Dwight Howard has an estimated net worth of over $80 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 financial earnings, his personal assets include a mansion in Atlanta 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 Personal Life

Dwight David 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 mother also played basketball for women's basketball team at Morris Brown College. Before Howard was born his mother had seven Miscarriages.

Dwight Howard is not married but 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.

CAPTION: Dwight Howard and his former girlfriend, Royce Reed with their son, Braylon. SOURCE: rollingout.com

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 in 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 inch / 2.11 m in height and weighs around 265 lbs / 120 kg.

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