Dwight David Howard was born to an American father Dwight Howard Snr and Sheryl Howard on December 8, 1985 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The Basketball hero who also Acts in movies is 35 years old.
He has achieved a lot in his basketball career and he is part of Washington Wizards and plays in the central and forward position in the number 21 Jersey. Dwight is 6 ft 11 inches and weighs 120 kg with an annual salary of $23 million.
The skilled player is rated amongst the highest valued players in the league. He started his legendary career with his first team the Orlando Magic and further played for four more top notch teams namely; Los Angeles Lakers, Atlanta Hawks, Houston Rockets and Charlotte Hornets.
Howard has been victorious in ‘All Star NBA’ on eight numerous events and five All NBA with team honors. The elite athletes has won many honors including; Defensive Player of the Year awards, the record setter of the highest defensive rating of 99.1
In 2004, he became the recipient of Naismith Award as the nation’s top high-school basketball player. He was selected in that same year by Orlando Magic in the NBA draft.
In 2006,, the player is also a philanthropist who has contributed in House building in Florida.
In 2008 was a key player in the US team that secured a gold medal at the Olympics.
The following year was very successful as he was labelled as the defensive NBA hero of the year when he was the youngest player. He repeated the same feat in 2010 season
He never ceased to be doing good as he is a recipient of the 2009 Jefferson awards for their Philanthropic work.
He was included in the 2011 NBA ‘All star team’ which he was already voted four times.
Jahaziel Howard is his Brother, Joyce Reed is his former girlfriend and he has a sister Tashanda.
Estimated net worth
Dwight Howard has a tallied net worth of $140 Million at this young age of 35 years old in year 2021. Dwight has amassed a lot of his wealth from his flourishing profession as a Basketball player. It is apparent that Dwight earns cash from other unnoticed sources.
Credible information exhibit that his annual earnings is about $23 Million.