Howie Long

by John Max 09 May,2018
Howie Long
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 3 Inch
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Howard Matthew Moses Long
  • Birth Place Somerville, Massachusetts
  • Famous Name Howie Long
  • Net Worth $16 million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Currently Working For Fox Sports
  • Currently Married yes
  • Married to Diane Addonizio
  • Children Chris Long, Kyle and Howard Jr
  • Affair with Diane Addonizio
  • Girlfriend Diane Addonizio

Howie Long is a well-known actor, sports analyst, and former National Football League's defensive end best known for being 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 Longtime dated and beautiful girlfriend, Diane Addonizio with whom he shares three sons. He has an estimated net worth over $16 million and an annual salary of $4 million in 2019.

Net Worth - $16 million

The popular and talented personality, Long's net worth is estimated at around $16 million,  as of 2019. 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 form his professional career. He has also appeared in the numbers of movies including, Broken Arrow, Firestorm, Dollar of the Dead, and many more from which he must have collected a decent amount of salary.

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Likewise, he is the brand ambassador for Nike, Coca-Cola, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and many more. The earning from endorsement also seems to be quite impressive and is expected to be in millions.

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

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 the Villanova University while they both were the students majoring in Classical-Studie.

Howie Long and his wife Diane Addonizio
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His wife Diane is a graduate of USC School of Law and is a non-practicing lawyer.

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

CAPTION: 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 together with wife and children and has no any rumor of divorce. Besides, he has no past affair and relationship.

Short Bio

Howie was born on January 6, 1960, in Somerville, Massachusetts, the 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 of epilepsy.

He joined Milford High School where he started playing football. Apart from football, he had also 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 by 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 he was selected in the second round of 1981 NFL Draft. He played with Oakland Raiders for more than 12 years and within that time, he became eight-time Pro Bowl champion, three-time First-team All-Pro, NFL Defensive Player of the Year, SuperBowl Champion and so on.

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

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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