Howie Long

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Facts of Howie Long

Birth Name
Howard Matthew Moses Long
Famous Name
Howie Long
Diane Addonizio
Married to
Diane Addonizio
Affair with
Diane Addonizio
Currently Married
Chris Long, Kyle and Howard Jr


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$16 million
Currently Club
Fox Sports


Diane Addonizio
Married to
Diane Addonizio
Affair with
Diane Addonizio
Currently Married

Howie Long is a well-known actor, sports analyst, and former National Football League defensive end best known for being an 8-time Pro Bowler and one-time Defensive Player of the Year. He played 13 seasons in the NFL for Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders from 1981 to 1993.

Howie Long has been married to his long-time dated and beautiful girlfriend, Diane Addonizio, with whom he shares three sons. He has an estimated net worth of over $16 million and an annual salary of $4 million in 2022.

Wife - Diane Addonizio

Howie Long is married to a beautiful wife, Diane Addonizio. The two tied the knot on June 27, 1982. The pair first met each other at Villanova University while they were students majoring in Classical-Studie.

Howie Long and his wife, Diane Addonizio
SOURCE: Hitberry

His wife Diane is a graduate of the USC School of Law and is a non-practicing lawyer.

Howie Long And Diane Addonizio's Children- Howie's Has Three Successors!

The couple is blessed with three children, Kyle Long, Chris Long,  and Howard Jr Long. All of their sons are also involved in sports.

Howie Long, his wife Diane Addonizio, and their three children SOURCE: Married Wiki

His son, Chris Long, plays defensive end for Philadelphia Eagles, whereas Kyle Long is the guard for the Chicago Bears. Their third son, Howard Long Jr., is involved in football operations with the Oakland Raiders.

Howie long lives a happily married life with his wife and children and has no rumor of divorce. Besides, he has no past affairs or relationships.

Net Worth - $16 million

The popular and talented personality, Long's net worth is estimated at around $16 million as of 2022. According to the source, Long earns an annual salary of $4 million between Fox Sports and commercials for General Motors. 

As a footballer, actor, and sports analyst, Howie Long has earned a huge amount of money in his professional career. He has also appeared in several movies, including Broken Arrow, Firestorm, Dollar of the Dead, and many more, from which he must have collected a decent amount of salary.

Likewise, he is the brand ambassador for Nike, Coca-Cola, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, etc. The earnings from endorsement also seem to be quite impressive and are expected to be in the millions.

Long collaborates with Citibank and is a founder of a charity golf tournament, Howie Long Classic. He owns a $6 million worth house which is situated in Virginia.

Short Bio

Howie was born on January 6, 1960, in Somerville, Massachusetts, United States. His star sign is Capricorn. Adding to his personal information, Howie holds an American nationality and is of white ethnic background. 

His father, Howard Long, and mother, Margaret, separated when he was very young and started living with his uncle and grandmother. Further, his childhood was more disturbed by his mother's physical condition as his mother was a patient with epilepsy.

He joined Milford High School, where he started playing football. Apart from football, he played basketball as a forward for more than three years. Later on, he enrolled at Villanova University, where he got selected to play in Blue-Gray Football Classic. Being a freshman, he recorded 99 tackles and 78 tackles in sacks, with five as a sophomore.

Moreover, he is the winner of All-East honors and All-American in his senior year. Not only that, he boxed at Villanova and became Northern Collegiate Heavyweight Boxing Champion.

Professional Career

Howie Long made his professional career debut in 1981 after being selected in the second round of the 1981 NFL Draft. He played with Oakland Raiders for more than 12 years, and within that time, he became an eight-time Pro Bowl champion, three-time First-team All-Pro, NFL Defensive Player of the Year, SuperBowl Champion, and so on.

Later in the 1993 season, he retired from football. After that, he appeared in numerous television shows and commercials. Moreover, he has also been featured in numerous hit movies like Broken Arrow, Dollar for the Dead, Firestorm, etc.

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Awards and Honors:

  • Super Bowl champion (XVIII)
  • 8× Pro Bowl (1983–1987, 1989, 1992, 1993)
  • 3× First-team All-Pro (1983–1985)
  • 2× Second-team All-Pro (1986, 1989)
  • 2× Second-team All-Pro (1986, 1989), NFL Defensive Player of the Year (1985)
  • NFL 1980s All-Decade Team

Currently, he works for Fox Sports' NFL coverage as a studio analyst. Long interviewed the Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden in November 2018.

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