Howie Long Biography
Howie Long is a well-known actor, a former defensive end in American football, and a sports analyst. For 13 seasons, he played for the Raiders. Los Angeles Raiders selected him in the first round of the 1981 NFL Draft. He has been selected for three first-team All-Pro teams and his eighth Pro Bowl. He is working for FOX Network as a studio analyst alongside Terry Bradshaw. Additionally, he hosts Howie Long’s Tough Guys, an annual awards program on Fox, and writes a column for Foxsports.com.
Howie Long Age
Howie Long was born in Somerville, Massachusetts, in the United States of America on January 6, 1960. He is 63 years old.
Howie Long Height
Howie stands at a height of 6 feet 5 inches/1.96 m tall.
Howie Long Family
Howie was born in the United States to hardworking and supportive parents in Somerville, Massachusetts. He was raised by his uncles and maternal grandmother in Charlestown, Boston.
Howie Long Wife
He is happily married to his loving wife Diane Addonizio. They exchanged vows in 1982. The two first met when Howie was a freshman at Villanova. They are blessed with parents of three sons, Chris, Kyle, and Howie Jr.
Howie Long Kids
Long is the father of three sons. Chris, a former defensive end for the New England Patriots, St. Louis Rams, and Philadelphia Eagles. In the 2008 NFL Draft, he was selected second overall. Kyle, his second child, is a guard for the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chicago Bears selected him in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft. HowieJr. is the Raiders’ third son who works in player personnel.
Howie Long Education
Howie graduated from Milford High School, where he was an all-around athlete who participated in football, basketball, and track. He also held records in the short throw and discus. Long enrolled at Villanova University and played football there. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in communication. He was named MVP of the Blue-Gray Football Classic in 1980. He also boxed at Villanova, where he won the Northern Collegiate Heavyweight Boxing Championship.
Howie Long Salary
Howie annually receives a salary of $92,240.
Howie Long’s Net Worth
Long’s approximate net worth is $2 Million.
Howie Long Career
Howie was selected Howie in the first round of the 1981 NFL Draft. He played on the defensive end for the team for 13 seasons. He was named to eight Pro Bowls and was a first-team All-Pro in 1983, 1984, and 1985. In addition, he was named to the 10th Anniversary All-Madden team in 1994. He was named NFL Alumni Defensive Lineman of the Year in 1985, as well as NFLPA AFC Defensive Lineman of the Year.
In 1986, he was named to his fourth consecutive Pro Bowl and helped the Raiders record 63 sacks. In addition, as a left defensive end for the Raiders during the 1983 season, he won Super Bowl XVIII. He retired in 1993 as the team’s last player who had been a Raider before the franchise relocated to Los Angeles.
Following his retirement, he appeared as a star in action films such as Firestorm in 1998 and Broken Arrow. He was also seen on 3000 Miles to Graceland and That Thing You Do! He also made cameo appearances in several commercials and television shows. Along with co-host Terry Bradshaw, he joined FOX Network as a studio analyst. He also writes a column for Foxsports.com and hosts Long’s Tough Guys, an annual award show on Fox. In addition, in April 2019, he was inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame.