Quick Facts of Howie Long

  • Full NameHowie Long
  • Net Worth$16 million
  • Date of Birth06 January, 1960
  • NicknameHowdie
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceSomerville, Massachusetts, the USA
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionAmerican Football Player
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1981-present
  • Eye colour Black
  • Hair colour Black
  • BuildAthletic
  • SpouseDiane Addonizio
  • Height6 ft 3 inch
  • EducationVillanova University
  • Online PresenceInstagram, twitter
  • Children3
  • Horoscope Capricorn

Howie Long is a famous American former professional football player who plays defensive end for Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders from 1981 to 1993. The former football player is renowned for being eight times Pro Bowler and one Defensive time player of the year.

Moreover, Howie is a married man and shares three sons. Being a renowned player, he has collected an estimated net worth of millions. So, how much is Long’s Net Worth? Want to know more about his personal life? If so, then read the whole article.

Native of Massachusetts

Howdie Long was born on January 6, 1960, in Somerville, Massachusetts, the United States of America. He was born under the birth sign of Capricorn. Also, he holds American citizenship, and he belongs to white ethnicity.

Moreover, he is the son of Margaret Long and Howard Long. Sadly, his parent’s marriage didn’t last long, and they parted ways when Howie was of small age. After his parent’s divorce, he started living with his uncle and grandmother. Furthermore, his childhood was more disturbed by his mother’s physical well-being keeping in mind that she had Epilepsy.

Rising of Multi-Talented star

Despite his childhood, he attended Milford High School, where he started playing football. Besides football, Howdie also joined the basketball team and was seen mostly playing forward for over three years. After high school, Howdie enrolled at Villanova University, where he got selected for the Blue-Gray football classic.

During that time, his record was 99 and 78 tackles in sacks, with five being a sophomore. He won the All-East and All-American honors by his senior year. Not only that, but he was a boxer at Villanova and became Northern Collegiate Heavyweight Boxing Champion.

Rose to stardom

In 1981, Howie earned his name following his passion as a professional footballer. He seized the opportunity to play with Oakland Raiders for more than twelve years, and within that time, Long became a three-time first-team All-Pro, eight-time Pro Bowl Champion, NFL defensive player of the year, and so on.

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In the year 1993, he retired from football. After that, he numerously appeared in television shows and commercials. Moreover, Long is also featured in various hit movies like Broken Arrow, Firestorms, and Dollar for the Dead. Long is currently working for Fox Sports NFL coverage as a studio analyst.

Married to Diane Addonizio

Howie is married to a beautiful woman named Diane Addonizio. The couple exchanged their wedding vow on June 27, 1982. The duo first met at Villanova University. Moreover, the couple ended up getting in the same class and took the same majoring in Classical-Studie. As for his wife, she is a non-practicing Lawyer who graduated from USC School of Law.

Howie Long with his wife
Howie Long and wife Diane Addonizio, Photo Source:

After their marriage, Diane gives birth to three children. Kyle Long, Chris Long, and Howard Jr Long are their children’s names. It seems like Howie’s sons respected his father, which is why all of them follow the footstep of Howdie and are currently involved in sports. Despite that, Howie and his family are living a happy life together, and there is no news of their separation.

Net Worth of Howie Long

According to playerswiki.com, the former football player Long has an estimated net worth of $16 million as of 2019. He earns an annual salary of $4 million while working for Fox Sports and commercials for General Motors.

Furthermore, Howee has earned a huge amount of money from his profession. Also, he is the brand ambassador of Nike, Coca-Cola, Pizza hut, Taco Bell and many more big companies. Long has been working and collaborating with Citibank, and he is a founder of a charity golf tournament. Moreover, Howie and his family are currently living a lavish life in their $6 million worth house in Virginia.