Dwight Howard is an outstanding professional basketball player who is extensively commended for his incredible skills and impressive talent. Currently, he is playing for Los Angeles Lakers of NBA as a center.
His birth date is December 8, 1985, and his birth city is Atlanta, Georgia. His full name is Dwight David Howard and he has got “D-12”, “D Howard”, “Foul On You”, “Steel Man”, “Superman” as his nicknames.
His fans are present all across the globe and he has won millions of hearts by his stupendous performances. He owns a successful career embellished with many rewards that speak more about his success and talent.
Dwight Howard Family
The parents of Dwight Howard are Dwight Howard Sr. and Sheryl Howard. He has two siblings, Jahaziel Howard and TaShanda Howard. Dwight Howard has five children and these children are from five different women.
Dwight Howard Education
Dwight Howard attended Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy where he also played basketball. He emerged as a good basketball player and performed well in matches.
Dwight Howard Career
Dwight Howard started his professional career from Orland Magic in 2004 and he was a part of this team from 2004-2012. Then he played for Los Angeles Lakers from 2012-2013, Houston Rockets from 2013-2016, and Atlanta Hawks from 2016-2017.
After that, he played for Charlotte Hornets and Washington Wizards from 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 respectively. Then he joined the Los Angeles Lakers in 2019 and still, he is playing for the same team.
He has earned many achievements in his career, some of these are mentioned below:
- He was NBA All-Star in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012.
- He earned All-NBA First Team in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012.
- He earned All-NBA Second Team in 2014.
- He earned All-NBA Third Team in 2007 and 2013.
- He was NBA Defensive Player of the Year in 2009, 2010, and 2011.
- He earned NBA All-Defensive First Team in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012.
- He earned NBA All-Rookie First Team in 2005.
- He was the NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion in the year 2008.
- He was an NBA Rookie rebounding leader in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, and 2013.
- He was an NBA blocks leader in 2009 and 2010.
- He was Naismith Prep Player of the Year in 2004.
- He earned First-team Parade All-American in 2004.
- In 2004, he earned McDonald’s All-American Game Co-MVP.
- In the year 2004, he was Mr. Georgia Basketball.
Dwight Howard Net Worth
Some websites have reported that Dwight Howard has an estimated net worth around $140 million and some websites have mentioned it around $160 million.
Dwight Howard Basketball Shoes
- Adidas D Howard 5.
- Peak DH3.
- Peak DH 2.