Dwight Howard, the NBA star who until recently played for the Hornets has been traded to Brooklyn Nets.
Born December 8, 1985; he is an eight-time All-Star, eight-time All-NBA team selection, five-time All-Defensive member, and three-time Defensive Player of the Year. The Georgia native was selected first overall by the Orlando Magic in 2004 –leading the team to three division titles and one conference title.
Since then he’s gone on to play with the Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks and Charlotte Hornets.
Dwight Howard Family
Is Dwight Howard Married?
Dwight Howard was born to Sheryl Howard and Dwight Sr. in 1985. With a strong athletic background, Dwight’s love for basketball began when he was 9 years old. He was religiously practising basketball and went on to become the best in America.
As per the latest reports, Dwight Howards tied the knot with his 23-year-old fiancé’ Te’a Cooper in a secret wedding ceremony after their engagement last year. Though no one is sure how the couple started dating, amid all the drama in Dwight’s life, he seems to have found the love of his life in Te’a Cooper.
They made news during the initial days of their relationship due to their 13 year age gap. But leaving the past behind, the couple seem to be on cloud nine and having a great time together.
Te’a Cooper, an American Basketball player is Dwight Howard’s wife. She plays for the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women’s NBA.
At 35, the NBA star is the father of at least five kids with five different women. According to an interview on SI, all of the children live with their mothers –two in Florida, two in L.A., one in Houston.
Meet below some of the women whom he’s been close to over the years.
How many kids does Dwight Howard have?
Dwight Howard has 5 kids from 5 different women he dated earlier. This aspect of his life is the most talked of everywhere.
Dwight Howard kids
The names of his kids are Braylon Howard, Trey, Jade, Layla, and David.
Royce reed child support
Post Dwight Howard’s and Royce Reed’s split, received child support from Dwight of about $500,000 in cash, a Mercedes, and a home in Florida. Dwight was a protective father who wanted his son to stay away from the limelight and he signed the child support agreements in exchange for keeping his son away from the spotlight.
Dwight Howard Video
Dwight Howard Stats
Let’s take a quick look at Howard’s stats here:
- Howard has been ranked consistently as one of the best in the league and has set numerous franchise and league records. In 2008 he won a gold medal as the starting centre for Team USA.
- During his high school, he averaged 16.6 points, 6.3 blocks per game, and 13.4 rebounds.
- Later on, Howard led his team to the state title of 2004 and averaged 25 points, 8.1 blocks, 18 rebounds, and 3.5 assists per match.
- He was later recognized as the best high school basketball player in America and received multiple awards.
How Tall is Dwight Howard
Dwight Howard is 2.08 m or 6 feet 10 inches tall.
How Old is Dwight Howard
Dwight Howard is 35 years old. He was born on December 8, 1985.
Dwight Howard Hair
Dwight Howard is widely popular for his unusual haircuts and style.
How Many ex Girlfriends has Dwight Howard Had?
Dwight Howard has been in the limelight for his personal life too. Mainly, due to his multiple relationships with women,
Let’s take a look at the number of ex-girlfriends Dwight Howard had here.
#1 Royce Reed
Royce Reed is a former girlfriend and the mother of one of his children. She gave birth to a son, Braylon Howard when she was 27 years old. She is a dancer and an actress and known for her popular series BasketBall Wives which was released in 2010.
#2 Dwight Howard Christine Vest
Another ex-girlfriend is believed to be the mother of another son, Trey born in 2013. She claimed that he was an absent father as their relationship ended.
#3 Hope Alexa Dwight Howard
Hope is the stunning Canadian who was in a relationship with Howard. She is the mother of Dwight’s daughter, Jade born in 2010. She moved to Houston from Vancouver to stay with Dwight but their relationship did not end well. But, Hope and Jade currently live in Houston.
As of now, he is a fitness guru and is busy building her personal brand as a fitness coach. You can check out her Instagram for her latest updates on fitness.
#4 Tiffany Render
Tiffany is the mother of Dwight’s daughter, Layla. She made headlines after suing Dwight for child support in 2015. She is also called “Whitney” or “Helena.”
#5 Melissa Rios Dwight Howard
Melissa is the mother of Dwight’s 4-year-old son David. Their relationship didn’t go well too. She sued him earlier this year for the child’s full custody alleging that Howard only sees the boy 40 days a year.
#6 Camilla Poindexter
She was in a relationship with Dwight in 2012. However, like his other relationship, this ended soon too.
Dwight Howard Social Media
You can catch a glimpse of his everyday life on his Instagram.