|Name||Dwight David Howard|
|Age, Born||27 years old, Atlanta, Georgia, December 8, 1985|
|Net Worth||$140 million|
|Source of Wealth||Basketball athlete|
|Endorsements||Adidas, T-Mobile, Gatorade, McDonald’s, VitaminWater|
|Assets||Florida house, Seminole County, Porsche Panamera, Knight XV truck, Custom-made three wheeler, Bentley Mulsanne, Rolls Royce Ghost|
|Achievement||NBA Defensive Player of the Year, NBA rebounding leader, NBA All-Defensive Second Team, NBA All-Rookie First Team , NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion, Naismith Prep Player of the Year|
|Family||Not married with one child named Braylon|
If you want to make a list about richest basketball in the world, don’t forget to put a Dwight Howard name on that list. His amount of net worth is about $65 million and yet he still has big chances to raise it more and more. With that amount of net worth, Dwight Howard put his name as one of the richest basketball athlete in the world. Thanks to basketball who brought him that amount of money. Beside has been gathered about $65,148,644 from Basketball, this man also received about $12 million a year just from from endorsements only. The companies such as Adidas, Gatorade and McDonalds, those are who want to endorse him. And still he has a long contract with Los Angels Lakers, it’s easy to predict that amount of money will get increased more and more.
Raised in the middle of the family who strongly connected to the athletic, in high school Howard knew that his passion is basketball. He has been impressing people while attending Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy and played as the power forward. There he averaged 16.6 points, 13.4 rebounds and 6.3 blocks per game. Very aware about his skill as a talented basketball player, Dwight Howard decided not to go collage and choose an NBA draft instead. He then drafted for 2004 NBA Draft by the Orlando Magic. In his first years with the team, he made a big impact by averaging 12.0 ppg and 10.0 rpg. And since then Dwight Howard has become the Orlando Magic beloved player and has been renewed contract for almost five times.
Today, Dwight Howard may be the highest paid player in the Orlando Magic, his earning is about $16,647,180, which is increased from time to time. He used to pay about $13,758,000 in 2008-2009 season and about $15,202,590 in 2009-2010 season.