Dwight Howard is a professional basketball player who currently plays for the Houston Rockets. He’s also an entrepreneur who has opened restaurants and invested in various businesses.
Dwight was born on December 8, 1985 in Atlanta, Georgia to Dwight Sr., who was a former NBA player himself and Sheryl Howard who is a retired nurse.
Early life and the beginning of his career
Dwight attended Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy during his high school years before he went onto college at the University of Alabama. He played there for two seasons before declaring early for the 2004 NBA Draft where he was drafted with first overall pick by the Orlando Magic who then traded him to the Los Angeles Lakers after just three seasons with them.
Throughout his career, Dwight has won four Defensive Player of The Year Awards as well as being a three-time All-Star who also lead the league in rebounds, blocks and field goal percentage. He has also been a five-time All-NBA team who was named Player Of The Year back in 2007.
Who is Dwight Howard married to
Dwight married Luyt who is a former reality TV star who was on the show “America’s Next Top Model.” They have three children who were all born in Georgia. Luyt has been by Dwight’s side throughout his career and has stood beside him through his highs and lows.
In his free time, Dwight loves spending time with his family who are often seen at basketball games. He also loves listening to music especially rap and R&B who is a fan of 2 Chainz, A$AP Ferg and Future.
Other business ventures from his personal life
In 2015, he opened a restaurant in Conyers who is called “Fufu’s” as a tribute to his wife who is from the Ivory Coast. In addition to that, Dwight also has worked with various charities that have helped children and those who are in need of medical care including those who have been affected by war.
How the media has impacted his career and personal life
The media has had a great impact on Dwight Howard, both in the professional and personal aspects of his life. He has been interviewed by ESPN who is also one of his sponsors who he was asked about how he manages to balance basketball with entrepreneurship who he answered, “I enjoy it. I enjoy what I do.
His thoughts on what the future holds for him in basketball, business, and more!
I believe that things are going to continue to go well for me in the future. I have a lot of responsibilities outside of basketball that I take great pride in, and I feel it will get even better if I can get back on the court for the Lakers.