|Celebrated Name:||Tim Howard|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Timothy Matthew Howard|
|Age:||41 years old|
|Birth Date:||6 March 1979|
|Birth Place:||North Brunswick, U.S.|
|Nationality:||Hungarian and American.|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Laura Ciancola (m, 2003; div, 2012)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Alivia Howard and Jacob Howard)|
|Is Tim Howard Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Professional Soccer Player|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$10 Million|
|Last Updated:||July 2020|
Tim Howard is a popular American professional soccer player. He currently plays as a goalkeeper for the USL Championship club, Memphis 901 FC, of which he is both a minority owner and sporting director. He has previously played for the United States men’s national team and has been in 121 matches, making him the most capped goalkeeper of all-time in U.S. history.
He has competed in both the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups and also holds the World Cup record for most saves in a match which was 15 saves in a match against Belgium. He was the winner of the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup Golden Glove and was even named in the 2003–04 PFA Premier League Team of the Year.
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Early Life & Biography
Tim Howard was born on the 6th of March 1979 in North Brunswick, the U.S., to parents, Matthew Howard and Esther Howard. His father was a truck driver, and his mother used to work for a container packing distributor. His parents got divorced when he was just three years old, after which he was raised by his mother. He was diagnosed with Tourette syndrome and OCD when he was in the sixth grade.
His interest in football was visible even before he was a teenager. When he was 15, he was involved in an Olympic Development Player camp, and upon being noticed by the former professional goalkeeper, Peter Mellor was placed in an Olympic Development Program. He has attended the North Brunswick Township High School, where he was a basketball star as well in addition to being a soccer star. He has played for North Jersey Imperials, and his first game for the Imperials was even before he graduated high school.
Tim Howard married Laura Ciancola in 2003 but got divorced nine years, in 2012. Together, they have a daughter, Alivia Howard, and a son, Jacob Howard. He is an incredibly religious man, and he revealed that his faith in Christ is the most important thing in his life.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on the 6th of March 1979, Tim Howard is 41 years old as of today’s date 10th July 2020. His height is 1.91 M tall, and his weight is 88 Kg.
Tim Howard began his career playing for the North Jersey Imperials, but after six appearances, he was bought up to the MetroStars. In his debut game for the MetroStars on the 18th of August 1998, he made five saves, which helped the team in securing the win. He has also played in the 1999 FIFA World Youth Championship and the 1999 Pan American Games.
He had a great 2001 as he made 146 saves and completed the year with a 1.33 GAA, four shutouts, and a 13–10–3 record. This brought him the 2001 MLS Goalkeeper of the Year award. He left MetroStars in 2002, and he joined Manchester United in the mid of the 2003 MLS season after Manchester United paid a US$4 million transfer fee to sign him. He had a good first season with Manchester United as the team went on to become the winner of the 2004 FA cup, and he went on to be named in the PFA Best XI.
His second season wasn’t great, and he was released by the club in 2005. He then joined Everton and played his first match for the club against Watford for the 2006-07 season of Premier League. He signed a permanent deal with a club in February of 2007 for an estimated fee of £3 million. One of his most notable performances for the club came against his former club, Machester United, on the 19th of April 2009 in the FA Cup semi-final, where he saved two penalties and was able to send Everton to the final.
He created the record for most league match clean sheets in a season during the 2008–09 Premier League season. He captained Everton for the first time on the 12th of December 2009 in a match against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. He scored his first goal in professional soccer in a match against Bolton Wanderers during the 2011-12 Premier League season.
After leaving Everton, he joined Colorado Rapids in 2016 and retired from the sport in 2019. On the 4th of March 2020, he announced his return to the sport and signed a playing contract with Memphis 901 FC in the USL Championship, where he also serves as the sporting director and minority owner.
Coming to his international career, he has participated at the 1999 FIFA World Youth Championship as a part of the United States under-20 national team. He has also been a part of the United States under-23 national team for the 1999 Pan American Games tournament.
He earned his first senior cap in a match against Ecuador on the 10th of March 2002. His performance in the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup was amazing, which brought him the Golden Glove for best goalkeeper. He made his World Cup debut in the 2010 World Cup in a match against England, where his performance brought him the Man of the Match award.
His most notable performance in the 2014 World Cup came in a match against Portugal, and for his performance in the match, he was given the Man of the Match Award. He was a member of the team that won the 2017 Gold Cup, but after the failure of the National Team to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, he was no longer capped. He is an author as well, having co-authored the book, “The Keeper: A Life of Saving Goals and Achieving Them,” which was released in 2014.
Awards & Achievements
Here is a list covering the Awards and Achievements earned by Tim Howard:
- In 2001, he was the winner of the MLS Goalkeeper of the Year Award.
- He was named as the Fútbol de Primera Player of the Year in 2014.
- He was the winner of the U.S. Soccer Male Player of the Year Award in 2008 and 2014.
Net Worth & Salary of Tim Howard in 2020
As of July 2020, Tim Howard has gathered a net worth of $10 Million. He has garnered most of his earnings from his career as a professional soccer player. He has played for several reputed football clubs including, Everton and Machester United. He was a member of the football team that won the 2017 Golf Cup.
He has competed in both the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups and was the winner of the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup Golden Glove. In 2014, he released his autobiography, “The Keeper: A Life of Saving Goals and Achieving Them,” which was released in 2014. He currently plays as a goalkeeper for the USL Championship club, Memphis 901 FC, of which he is both a minority owner and sporting director.
Tim Howard has been a great soccer player, and his list of awards and achievements prove just how he is. What often gets overlooked is the kind of heart he has. He was named as the MLS Humanitarian of the Year in 2001 for his work with children with Tourette syndrome. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck for all his future endeavors and hope he keeps inspiring us like he always has.