Howie Long Biography

(National Football League)

American former National Football League. Howie is also a defensive end, actor.

More about the relationship

Howie Long’s relationship is married to Diane Addonizi on June 27, 1982.

Howie and Diane have three sons together, Chris Long, who is a former NFL Defensive End, Kyle Long, who is an NFL Guard, and Howie Jr., who is a Player Personnel Assitant for the Raiders.

Relationship Facts of Howie Long

  • Howie Long is married to Diane Addonizi.
  • Howie Long married on June 27, 1982.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 1 day 💑
  • He is father of Three (Chris Long, Kyle Long, Howie Jr.).
  • Howie Long is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Howie Long?

Howie Long is a famous American former National Football League. Howie is also a defensive end, actor.

He played 13 seasons in the NFL and spent his entire career with the Los Angeles Raiders.

He is also an actor who is known for ‘Broken Arrow’, ‘3000 Miles to Graceland’ and ‘Firestorm’.

Howie Long: Birth, Family, Early Life, Siblings

Howie Long was born Howard Matthew Moses Long on January 6, 1960, in Somerville, Massachusetts, the United States, and raised in Charlestown, Boston, United States. He is a Capricorn.

His father is Howard Long Sr. and his mother, Margaret Kirk. He also had one sister named Ann Marie Long. She died in 2016.


He went to Milford High School in Milford, Massachusetts, in the United States. After that, he joined Villanova University, Pennsylvania, in the United States.

He earned a degree in communications from that University.

Howie Long-Professional Life, Career, Achievements

Football Career

Howie Long started playing football when he was in college. He played for Villanova University. He was selected to play for the Blue-Gray Football Classic and was named the Most Valuable Player in the year 1980.

Long was voted to his fourth consecutive Pro Bowl and was key in helping the Raiders record 63 sacks and being the number one defense in the AFC in the year 1986. He also earned 8 Pro Bowl selections.

Long has voted the Miller Lite NFL Defensive Lineman of the Year. Long also intercepted two passes and recovered 10 fumbles during his 13-year career.

He won the Super Bowl XVIII title as the left defensive end with the Raider’s 1983 season, beating the Washington Redskins, as he outplayed the opposing offensive tackle, George Starke; the vaunted Redskin running game led by John Riggins had only 90 yards in 32 rush attempts.

Then, Howie also hosts his own show annually on Fox-Howie Long’s Tough Guys, where he honors the strongest and toughest NFL players.

After his retirement, Howie has committed himself to sports broadcasting and acting with appearances in a couple of films such as:

  • Broken Arrow
  • Firestorm
  • In ‘n’ Out
  • Dollar for the Dead

Howie’s Favorites

Howie’s Favorites Animal – Dogs, his favorite Shoe Brand: Time Out Sports. His favorite Clothes Brand – Salem Sportswear.

Howie Long- Awards

He won the Male Star of Tomorrow at ShoWest Award, in 1997. Howie received the award for Outstanding Sports Personality – Analyst/Commentary at Emmy Awards in 1997.

Howie Long: Net worth and Salary

Howie Long has an estimated net worth of around $16 million as of 2022. His average salary of  $60,000 annually, working as an NFL.

Howie has endorsed numerous brands such as

  • RadioShack 2000
  • Chevy 2009
  • Skechers Wide Fit 2017

Howie’s  Favorites

Howie’s favorites animal- dogs, his favorites Person: Hunter S. Thompson Journalist. His shoe brand: Time Out Sports, clothes brand-Salem Sportswear.

Howie Long: Height, Weight

Howie Long has dark brown hair and green eyes. His height is 5 feet 6 inches, weight is 122Kg.

Moreover, he is not active on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.


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