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(Dominican professional basketball player)

Al Horford is a Dominican professional basketball player who is currently playing for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association as a Power forward, Center. He is married to the 2003 Miss Universe Amelia Vega.

Relationship Facts of Al Horford

Al Horford is married to Amelia Vega {Compare Couple}.
Al Horford married on December 24, 2011.
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He is father of Four (Ean Horford Vega, Alia Horford Vega, Nova Horford Vega).
Al Horford is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Al Horford?

Al Horford is living a blissful conjugal life. He is married to the 2003 Miss Universe Amelia Vega. The couple first met in 2009. After two years of dating, the couple tied the knot on December 24, 2011, in Santo Domingo.

In February 2015, the couple welcomed their first child a son named Ean Horford Vega. On November 27, 2016, the pair had their second child a daughter named Alia Horford Vega.

The following year, the couple welcomed their third child or second daughter in July 2018. In January 2021, the couple welcomed their fourth child or third daughter named Nova Horford Vega.


  • Al fluently speaks Spanish.
  • His jersey number is 42.
  • Presently, Horford is 35 years old.
  • His Sun sign is Gemini.

Who is Al Horford?

Al Horford is a Dominican professional basketball player who is currently playing for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association as a Power forward, Center.

He was the highest-paid Latin American basketball player and a five-time NBA All-Star in the year between 2017 and 2018.

Al Horford: Age, Family, Siblings, Ethnicity

Al was born on September 18, 1986, as Alfred Joel Horford Reynoso. He hails from Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. He is a native of Bahamian.

Horford is the son of Tito Horford (father) and Arelis Reynoso (mother). His father is also a professional basketball player and the first Dominica-born NBA player. He has four siblings two brothers named Anna Horford, and Maria Horford, and two sisters named Jon Horford, and Josh Horford.

His nationality is Dominican and belongs to the All-American ethnicity.


Horford attended Grand Ledge High School in Grand Ledge, Michigan. He holds seven school records while studying at Grand Ledge High School. As a senior, he was listed as Class A player of the year after averaging 21 points, 13 rebounds, and five blocks per game.

Al joined the University of Florida on a scholarship where he played under coach Billy Donovan. In 2004, he played for the Gators position at center in the frontcourt along with David Lee. Also, the team won the 2005 Southeastern Conference Tournament championship.

Al Horford: Profession Life, Career

  • Al was drafted into NBA by the Atlanta Hawks as the third picked on June 28, 2007. He became the first Atlanta draftee to earn first-team honors, “Rookie of the Year honors“, and was named “Rookie of the Month on four occasions.”
  • In 2008, he has been a member of the Dominican Republic national basketball team. Also, he won a bronze medal at the FIBA Americas Championship.
  • On November 1, 2010, he signed a $60 million contract of five-year with the Hawks. During the 2011 NBA All-Star Weekend, he was an All-Star for the second straight year and also won the Shooting Stars Competition.
  • Horford was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games on December 22, 2014. Similarly, he recorded his first career triple-double with 21 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists in a 105–87 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on January 13, 2015.
  • On July 8, 2016, he signed a four-year, $113 million contract with the Boston Celtics. He made his debut for the Celtics in their season opener scoring 11 points in a 122–117 win over the Brooklyn Nets on October 26, 2016.
  • Horford recorded his second triple-double with 19 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists in a 110–105 win over the Miami Heat on April 1, 2019. Moreover, he signed a four-year, $97 million  (with $12 million in bonuses) contract with the Philadelphia 76ers on July 10, 2019.
  • On June 18, 2021, he returns to the Boston Celtics along with Moses Brown, and a 2023 second-round draft pick from the Thunder in exchange for guard Kemba Walker.

Rumors, Controversy

The basketball player has managed to maintain a clean profile to date. He hasn’t been part of such controversial acts that could hamper his personal and professional life.

Al Horford: Net Worth, Salary

Al earned amassed a fortune throughout his successful profession as a basketball player. As of 2022, he has an estimated net worth of around $70 million. Similarly, his estimated salary is around $26.5 million.

Additionally, he earns through several endorsements including big brands like Nike, Dove, Intel, LG, and so on. In 2019, he was enlisted in the 49th position as the World’s Highest-paid athlete World.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

As a basketball player, Horford has an impressive height of 6 feet 9 inches tall. Likewise, his weight is about 109 kg. He has dark brown pair of eyes and black hair color.

Social Media

The basketball player has a verified Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook accounts where he has more than 540k followers, 353k followers, and 562k followers respectively.

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