Dwight Howard Net Worth 2023: Stats, Kids, Wife, Cars & More

Dwight Howard Net Worth, Income, Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Girlfriend, Children, Assets, House, Car Collection, and much more details, you get in this post. Dwight David Howard II who is popularly known as Dwight Howard is a professional American Basketball Player has an estimated Net Worth of $160 Million. 

Dwight is one of the most impactful defensive players the league has ever seen from Atlanta to Taiwan. Dwight is a player who won 3 straight Defensive Player of the Year Awards, and 8 All-NBA players including 4 first teams second in MVP voting in 2011.

Dwight Howard has had one of the strangest careers in the history of the league. Orlando Magic selects this high school kid named Dwight Howard to be the future of the franchise with the first overall pick and it was a surprising selection at the time and in hindsight, obviously the correct selection. He was very skinny, young still had a lot of things to work on but he played 82 games as a Rookie. He was the youngest player in NBA history to that point to average a double-double for an entire regular season and then continued to improve mostly by adding muscle to his frame.

Dwight Howard Net Worth

Dwight Howard Net Worth

Dwight Howard Net Worth$160 million
Full NameDwight David Howard II
Famous NameDwight Howard
ProfessionProfessional Basketball Player
Birth Date December 8, 1985
Birth PlaceAtlanta, Georgia, U.S.A
Birth SignSagittarius
Age38 years old
Sexual OrientationStraight
FatherDwight Sr
MotherCheryl Howard
Marital StatusDivorced
WifeTe’a Cooper (m. 2020 – d. 2021)
Children5 Children
● Braylon Howard(born in 2010)
● Dwight Howard II(born in 2013)
● Juwan Howard(born in 2015)
● Layla Amani Howard(born in 2017)
● Jett Howard(born in 2020)
Siblings2 Siblings
● TaShanda Howard
● Jahaziel Howard
Height  In Feet and Inches – 6’ 10’’ 
In Centimetres – 203 cm
WeightIn Kilograms – 125 kg 
In Pounds – 275 lbs
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Awards● NBA Champion (2020)
● 8-time NBA All-Star (2007-2014)
● 5-time All-NBA First Team (2008-2012)
● 2-time All-NBA Second Team (2013, 2014)
● 2-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year (2009-2010)
● 5-time NBA All-Defensive First Team (2008-2012)
● NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2013)
● NBA Slam Dunk Contest Champion (2008)
● NBA All-Rookie First Team (2005)

What is Dwight Howard Net Worth and Salary?

● Dwight Howard is a professional American Basketball Player has an estimated Net Worth of $160 Million.

● Dwight Howard’s monthly income is approx $1.1 Million and his yearly income is around $13 Million. 

Key Sources Contributing to Dwight Howard’s Net Worth

● Dwight Howard’s income also comes from :

◆ NBA Salary

◆ Brand Endorsements

◆ Investments

◆ Media Appearances

◆ Business Ventures

Dwight Howard Net Worth Growth

Dwight Howard Net Worth 2023$160 Million
Dwight Howard Net Worth 2022$142 Million
Dwight Howard Net Worth 2021$130 Million
Dwight Howard Net Worth 2020$125 Million
Dwight Howard Net Worth 2019$122 Million

Dwight Howard Career

Howard’s combination of size and athleticism at the power forward position was too much for fellow teenagers to Handle at the time. He was a senior in 2003-04. He was widely viewed as the best high school Basketball Player in the country, averaging roughly 25 points, 18 rebounds, 8 blocks, and 3 assists to lead the Warriors to a state championship.

Howard swept all the major national Player of the Year Awards, making him the consensus number 1 recruit in the 2004 class. During the NBA’s preps to prose era, however, the 18-year-old Howard was also draft eligible. Just like college programs salivated at the possibility of landing him, Howard was regarded as a top 2 NBA Prospect heading into the 2004 draft along with fellow big man Mecca Okafor.

Howard declared for the 2004 draft in which the Orlando Magic owned the number 1 selection. The Orlando Magic select Dwight Howard from Southwest Christian Academy in the 2004 NBA draft.

Howard’s freakish athletic gifts and bright future in Orlando evoked memories of a young Shaquille O’Neal and that comparison was further fueled when the Magic rehired Brian Hill to coach Howard’s magic in 2005. It was Hill after all that had guided legendary magic teams led by Shaq and Penny Hardaway back in the mid-90s.

Hill shifted Howard to more of a traditional Center role than that of a power forward. Though the big man’s numbers only modestly increased as a sophomore in Orlando, once again ended up stuck on 36 wins. Howard averaged roughly 18 points, 12 rebounds, and 2 blocks on 60 shooting during the 2006-2007 campaign.

During that 2006-2007 season, Howard logged nearly 700 more minutes than any of his teammates while suiting up for all 82 games for the third consecutive year to start his career. His workload as a youngster was immense but his broad and still-growing shoulders were built to handle the burden and his impact on both the magic and the NBA at large would continue to grow.

The magic broke through in Howard’s fourth season. Orlando notched 52 wins and won a playoff series for the first time in 12 years with Howard. He recorded three separate 20 points, and 20 rebound performances in the first series victory of his career, averaging roughly 23 points, 18 rebounds, and 4 blocks to eliminate Toronto in 5 games.

Howard’s year was an overwhelming success. He made his second of 8 straight All-Star appearances, earned his first 5 straight All-NBA first-team selections, and his first of 5 consecutive all-defensive team honors.

During the 2008 All-Star festivities, he famously donned a Superman cape while winning the dunk contest and months later featured on the American-redeemed team that won Olympic gold in Beijing.

At 23 years old, Howard had already established himself as the best center on the planet. He was one of the NBA’s most marketable and likable young stars and was the face of one of the League’s up-and-coming teams.

Howard won his second of five rebounding titles in 2009, led the league in blocks for the first of two consecutive seasons, and became the youngest Defensive Player of the Year Award winner in NBA history. His 20.6 points per game were also topped on a 59-win magic Squad that advanced all the way to the NBA finals.

The magic came up short against the Lakers in the final but Howard had done all he possibly could, to drag Orlando within three wins of a championship. Howard also set an NBA Finals record with 9 blocks in a game 4 loss. With Howard at the center of everything and shooting around him in Van Gundy’s four out one in the system, Orlando’s 2009 finals loss was viewed as a stepping stone toward future Glory. 

Between the 2009-10 season and 2011-12, Howard averaged nearly 21 points, 14 rebounds, 3 blocks, 2 assists, and a steal while racking up two more Defensive Player of the Year Awards.

Howard continued to produce in Houston averaging better than 18 points and 12 rebounds for a 54-win Rockets team in 2013-14 then averaging 26 points and 13.7 rebounds in a first-round series loss to Portland. Although knee issues forced him to miss half the 2014-15 campaign, Howard made it back to start every post-season contest for a Rockets team that advanced all the way to the West’s Final.

Howard played only 9 games for the Wizards, following another back surgery. That injury-riddled 2018-19 season, also saw Howard endure an embarrassing and bizarre off-court scandal. In which a transgender woman alleged in a lawsuit that Howard threatened her for not signing an NBA. Howard denied the claims and eventually countersuit.

Howard finally got back on the court for the 2019-20 season. However it was once again for the Lakers, this time led by LeBron and a generally more welcoming environment in L.A. Though he was a full-time bench player for the first time in his career, it was a fitting role for that stage of his basketball life. As Howard provided the Lakers with a defensive boost and rebounding presence Off the Bench.

Howard even started seven playoff games between the Western Conference finals and finals, proving especially valuable in a West final matchup against Denver’s Nikola Jokic. His role diminished as the finals played out but Howard finally captured that elusive championship ring as a member of the 2020 Lakers.

His feel-good season even included a return to the 2020 Dunk Contest with a Superman theme that paid tribute to Bryant who had tragically died only weeks earlier. 

The 2020 championship did nothing to cement Howard’s status in the eyes of his biggest critic. That 2020 title likely eased the pain of being passed around in a seven-year span between 2015 and 2022. 

Howard eventually headed to Taiwan when no NBA job presented itself ahead of the 2022-23 campaign. Howard is unable to find NBA work as of late 2022. But the future Hall of Famer being left off the NBA’s 75th Anniversary team was a legitimate stunner.

Howard being the NBA champion and Olympic Gold Medalist is one of five players in history to amass more than 19,000 points, 14,000 rebounds, and 2,000 Blocks. He’s an eight-time All-Star, eight-time all-NBA selection, five-time all-defensive team member, three-time defensive player of the year, and the first to ever win the award in three consecutive Seasons. He finished top 5 in MVP voting on four occasions.

Dwight Howard Career Growth

2004-0512.0 points per game
2005-0615.8 points per game
2006-0717.6 points per game
2007-0820.7 points per game
2008-0920.6 points per game
2009-1018.3 points per game
2010-1122.9 points per game
2011-1220.6 points per game
2012-1317.1 points per game
2013-1418.3 points per game
2014-1515.8 points per game
2015-1613.7 points per game
2016-1713.5 points per game
2017-1816.6 points per game
2018-1912.8 points per game
2019-207.5 points per game
2020-217.0 points per game

Dwight Howard NBA Salary

2004-05$2,076,840Orlando Magic
2005-06$2,239,680Orlando Magic
2006-07$2,402,400Orlando Magic
2007-08$11,870,500Orlando Magic
2008-09$13,758,000Orlando Magic
2009-10$15,202,590Orlando Magic
2010-11$16,618,000Orlando Magic
2011-12$18,091,770Orlando Magic/Los Angeles Lakers
2012-13$19,536,360Los Angeles Lakers
2013-14$20,513,178Houston Rockets
2014-15$23,180,275Houston Rockets
2015-16$22,359,364Houston Rockets
2016-17$23,499,000Atlanta Hawks/Charlotte Hornets
2017-18$23,500,000Charlotte Hornets
2018-19$5,337,000Washington Wizards
2019-20$2,564,753Los Angeles Lakers
2020-21$2,564,753Philadelphia 76ers

Dwight Howard Early Life

Dwight Howard was born on December 8, 1985, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. His full name is Dwight David Howard II.

Dwight’s father Dwight Sr was a State Trooper and director at Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy and his mother Cheryl Howard was a member of the Women’s Basketball Team.

From an early age, he was very interested in basketball. He started playing Basketball when was only 9 years old. Dwight studied at Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy where he quickly established himself as one of the top Players. 

Dwight Howard Personal Life

Dwight Howard had a high-profile relationship throughout his career. He was in a relationship with Royce Reed (former magic dancer). They had a son named Braelyn. Soon they got separated. 

Dwight was also in a relationship with Christine Vest, Cierra Burdick, Emily, Tiffany Render, Hope Alexa, and Camilla Poindexter. He is reported to have 5 children with 5 different ladies.

Dwight married a professional Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) player Te’a Cooper. They married in 2020. They had a son named Jett Howard. Later they got separated in 2021.

Dwight Howard House

Dwight Howard owned multiple properties in different parts of the United States of America. One of his houses is in Atlanta, Georgia which he purchased for $3 Million in 2018.

Dwight Howard Car Collection

Dwight Howard is the owner of luxurious cars. He has been spotted driving various Cars: 

● Lamborghini Aventador 

● Rolls-Royce Ghost 

● Bentley Mulsanne 

● Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG 

● Cadillac Escalade 

● Chevrolet Camaro SS 

Frequently Asked Questions 

Q. What is Dwight Howard Net Worth?

A. Dwight Howard is a professional American Basketball Player has an estimated Net Worth of $160 Million.

Q. How Tall is Dwight Howard?

A. Dwight Howard’s height is 6’10” in feet and inches, 203 cm or 2.03 m. 

Q. How Old is Dwight Howard?

A. Dwight Howard is 38 years old (as of 2023).

Q. How many Rings does Dwight Howard have?

A. Dwight Howard has won 3 rings in his career.
● First Championship with the Orlando Magic (2009).
● Second Championship with the Los Angeles Lakers (2020).
● Third Championship with the Los Angeles Lakers (2021).

Q. How many Kids does Dwight Howard have?

A. Dwight Howard has 5 children from different mothers.
● Braylon Howard (born in 2010)
● Dwight Howard II (born in 2013)
● Juwan Howard (born in 2015)
● Layla Amani Howard (born in 2017)
● Jett Howard (born in 2020)


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