Long is a former NFL defensive end, actor, and sports analyst who is known for his work as a studio analyst for Fox Sports. As of 2022, Howie Long has a net worth of about $16 million.
Howard Matthew Moses Long was born to Howard and Margaret Long in Somerville, Massachusetts, in January 1960. But most of his childhood was spent in Charlestown, Boston, with his uncles and his mother’s mother.
Early Life and Biography
|Full Name||Howard Matthew Moses Long|
|Birth Date / Age||January 6, 1960 / 62 Years Old|
|Birth Place||Somerville, Massachusetts, USA|
|Source of Wealth||Football / Television|
|Relationship Status||Married To Diane Addonizio|
|Height||6 ft. 5 in. / 1.96 m|
|Net Worth||$16 Million|
Long went to Milford High School in Milford, MA, and graduated from there. He got letters in football, basketball, and track, so he is in the school’s Hall of Fame.
As a senior in football, he was named to the Scholastic Coach All-America team, and in the shot put and discus, he set state records.
After high school, Long went to Villanova University to play football there. The Boston native not only played well, but also got a degree in communications.
Howie Long’s Money and Work
The Oakland Raiders picked Long in the second round of the 1981 NFL Draft. Long was a defensive end for the team for 13 years. He went to the Pro Bowl eight times during that time.
Long also made two All-Pro First Teams (1983–1985), two All-Pro Second Teams (1986, 1989), and the NFL All-Decade Team for the 1980s.
In 1983, he helped the Oakland Raiders win Super Bowl XVIII as their starting left defensive end.
After he left the NFL in 1993, Long started working as an actor right away. The movies Broken Arrow, Firestorm, Dollar for the Dead, and 3000 Miles to Graceland all had him in them.
Long was in ads for Radio Shack, Coors Light, Nike, Campbell’s Chunky Soup, Hanes, Frito Lay, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Nabisco, Kraft, and Chevrolet all at the same time.
Long has also worked at Fox Sports for more than 20 years. Celebrity Net Worth says that he is currently making $4 million a year at Fox.
Last, the former Raider wrote Football for Dummies, which is part of Wiley Publishing’s For Dummies series.
Howie Long is on Twitter and Instagram.
The former NFL Pro Bowler doesn’t have any social media accounts, which is a shame.
Long got married to Diane Addonizio in 1982. He met her when he was a freshman at Villanova. Chris, Kyle, and Howie Jr. are the names of their three sons.
In fact, their oldest son, Chris, has won the Super Bowl twice and played in the NFL for 11 years. Kyle, their middle son, also played in the NFL. He is now with the Kansas City Chiefs. Howie Jr. works for the Raiders in the area of player personnel.
Howie Long’s Net Worth
Howie Long’s net worth is $16 million. He has been in the NFL since 1981, but he has made most of his money since he stopped playing football. Over the years, he has made a lot of money from his jobs at Fox Sports and in commercials.