Dwight Howard is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He is an NBA champion, eight-time All-Star, eight-time All-NBA Team honoree, five-time All-Defensive Team member, and three-time Defensive Player of the Year.
He was the son of Dwight Howard Sr. and Sheryl Howard, a family with deep roots in the world of athletics. Howard was born in Atlanta.
His mother was a member of Morris Brown College’s first women’s basketball team, and his father is a Georgia State Trooper and the athletic director at Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy, a private academy with one of the best high school basketball programs in the country.
His mother also played on the first team of Morris Brown College women’s basketball players.
Before giving birth to Howard, Howard’s mother suffered through seven unsuccessful pregnancies. Around the age of nine, Howard started taking basketball seriously, and he has been a fervent Christian ever since he was a child.
Howard was swift enough and had enough range that he was able to play the guard position despite his enormous stature.
Dwight Howard Age: How Old Is Dwight Howard?
Professional basketball player Dwight Howard is 36 years old. He was born on December 8, 1985, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.