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. Let’s find out more about how much is Dwight Howard’s net worth in 2018.
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 1 sister and 1 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.
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 2 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’s was injured and had a surgery. However, he made it to play in the 1st season with the Los Angeles Lakers. Dwight Howard injured again during the season and missed a few games. After 1 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 3 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 of Dwight Howard
Dwight Howard has an estimated net worth of more than $120 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 3 years contract with the Rockets was for $88 million. Dwight Howard 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. Dwight Howard is not married, and he’s not in a relationship in 2017.