Dwight Howard Net Worth 2018: What is this basketball player worth?

Dwight Howard is a professional basketball player who plays Center for the Charlotte Hornets as number 12. Howard’s weight is 265 pounds. Howard was born on December 8, 1985, in Atlanta, Georgia. Howard’s height is 6 ft 11 in. This article takes a deep dive into Dwight Howard’s net worth.

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Dwight Howard Career and Earnings/Salary

In high school, Dwight Howard played basketball for Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy; (Atlanta, Georgia). Howard started playing professionally in 2004. In the 2004 National Basketball Association draft, Howard was chosen number 1 in round 1 by the Orlando Magic.

Howard played for the Orlando Magic during 2004-2011 as well as the Los Angeles Lakers in 2012. Later, Howard played for the Houston Rockets throughout 2013-2015, the Atlanta Hawks over 2016, and the Charlotte Hornets during 2017-present. Some of the highlights of Dwight Howard’s career include: 8× NBA All-Star, 5× All-NBA First Team, All-NBA Second Team, 2× All-NBA Third Team, 3× NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award, 4× NBA All-Defensive First Team, NBA All-Defensive Second Team, NBA All-Rookie First Team, NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion, 5× List of National Basketball Association annual rebounding leaders, 2× List of National Basketball Association annual blocks leaders, Mr. Georgia Basketball, Naismith Prep Player of the Year, and McDonald’s All-American Game Co-MVP.

Dwight Howard Net Worth 2018

Player annual payments vary between $20,000 and tens of millions of dollars per year, depending on a number of considerations. Although on average, NBA players earn a salary of almost $2 million, some with D-league crossover deals are paid as little as $50,000. The salary cap for National Basketball Association players is around $100 million, although currently nobody brings in anywhere near that much money. The top players in the NBA earn nearly $35 million. Outside of the NBA, annual payments can be as low as $20,000 annually for minor league teams.

Dwight Howard net worth
Dwight Howard net worth: basketball salary distribution

Dwight Howard’s salary in 2018 was $24 million. Howard’s contract stipulates salaries of $24 million in 2019.

So what is basketball player Dwight Howard’s net worth in 2018? Our estimate for Dwight Howard’s net worth as of 2018 is: $60 million

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