|Celebrated Name:||Dwight Howard|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Dwight David Howard II|
|Age:||35 years old|
|Birth Date:||8 December 1985|
|Birth Place:||Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
|Children:||Yes (Braylon Howard)|
|Profession:||American professional basketball player|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$160 million|
|Last Updated:||April 2021|
Dwight Howard is a professional basketball player from the United States of America who played for several teams, including Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks, and in 2017 Dwight Howard started playing for the Charlotte Hornets.
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Dwight David Howard was born on December 8, 1985, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. His father, Dwight Howard Sr., is a law enforcement officer, and his mother is Sheryl Howard. Dwight Howard has one sister and one brother, TaShanda Howard and Jahaziel Howard.
Dwight Howard spent his childhood in his hometown, and he finished his schooling from the Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy, where he was received several awards for his great basketball playing performance.
Dwight Howard has never been married yet. However, he’s been into several relationships. Dwight Howard dated Royce Reed for a couple of years, and they gave birth to 1 son, Braylon Howard. He also had some time with the TV personality and model Camilla Poindexter, Hope Alexa, and his last known relationship was with Marion Denise Douglas.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 8 December 1985, Dwight Howard is 35 years old as of today’s date 11th April 2021. His height is 2.11 m tall, and his weight is 120 kg.
During his days at school, Dwight Howard was mostly a forward power player. When Dwight was a senior, he won the title with his team, as he was recognized as the best high school basketball player and received many awards.
After high school, Dwight Howard started his professional basketball career with Orlando Magic in 2004. His first two seasons with the team were great as he started all the 1st season games with Orlando Magic, and did break several records that are related to the youngest and rookie basketball players. After several great years, a few bad and a few injuries with Orlando Magic, Dwight Howard was traded to Los Angeles Lakers in a deal that several other teams were involved in.
Dwight Howard was injured and had surgery. However, he made it play in the 1st season with the Los Angeles Lakers. Dwight Howard injured again during the season and missed a few games. After one bad year and season for Dwight, he went to play for Houston Rockets in 2013. The 1st season with the Rockets was great, but in the 2nd he got injured and had to miss around 11 games.
In 2016, Dwight Howard signed a contract with Atlanta Hawks to play for the three years with them. The 1st season wasn’t so good, so he got traded to the Charlotte Hornets in 2017, and Dwight Howard has been giving a great performance in his 2017-2018 season with the Hornets.
Awards & Achievements
Dwight Howard has been receiving many great award winnings since his school career. Below, you will find a list of a few of Dwight Howard’s award winnings.
– Naismith Boy’s High School Player of the Year.
– NBA All-Rookie Team honor.
– NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award (2011, 2010, 2009).
– All-NBA Team honor. (2012, 2011, 2010).
– Kids’ Choice Award for Most Enthusiastic Athlete.
Net Worth & Salary of Dwight Howard in 2021
As of April 2021, Dwight Howard has an estimated net worth of more than $160 million. He made his fortune from being a professional basketball player, and from the endorsements he does. Dwight Howard earned around $20 million for his season with the Lakers, and his three years contract with the Rockets was for $88 million. Dwight Howard’s annual salary and earnings in 2017-2018 are around $21 million.
Dwight Howard is a very talented and great basketball player. He broke several records when he was playing in high school, and in his professional career with Orlando Magic. Dwight Howard started playing for the Charlotte Hornets in 2017.