Howie Dorough
Howie Dorough
Real Name/Full Name Howard Dwaine Dorough
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Howie Dorough
Birth Place: Orlando, Florida, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 22 August 1973
Age/How Old: 50 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds –154 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Dark brown
Parents Name: Father – Hoke Dwaine Dorough
Mother – Paula Flores-Dorough
Siblings: Pollyanna and Caroline
School: Edgewater High School
College: Valencia College and University of Central Florida
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Leigh Anne Boniello
Kids/Children Name: Holden John Dorough and James Hoke Dorough
Profession: Singer, songwriter, and actor
Net Worth: $50 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Every career has its own challenges and so is everything that one decided to do in life. This however doesn’t mean it is time to quit or give up on your dreams. The more challenges you face, the more you should fight and continue dreaming to become the better you. Sometimes you might need to go about it on your own, however, it reaches a time when you need other people’s input to move faster.

For Howie Dwaine Dorough is a gifted American singer, actor and songwriter who has done well in the music world. Apart from doing a solo career, he is also known for being part of a band known as Backstreet Boys. He is not only a member, but he is also a co-founder of the group.

Well, how well do you know about Howie Dorough? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Howie Dorough’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Howie Dorough to date.

Biography and Early Life

It was on the 22nd of August in 1973 when this young and gifted singer was born as Howard Dwaine Dorough. Howie was born to Hoke Dwaine Dorough and Paula Flores Dorough who were living in Orlando, Florida in the United States of America at the time of his birth. Howie was very lucky to be born and raised in a loving family and parents who taught their children the best in life. He was also from a religious Catholic family and was also raised in the same faith.

His father Hoke Dwaine was born in 1938 and died in 2008 was an Irish American and was bank security and a police officer. On the other hand, his mother Paula Flores is Puerto Rican and was a school worker. Therefore, Howie is American by birth with mixed ethnicity of Irish, Puerto Rich and American. Howie is not the only child in the family as he has two sisters named Caroline and Pollyanna, but he seems to be the only boy in the family.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Howie Dorough in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Howie Dorough’s age is 50 years old as of today’s date 17th April 2024 having been born on 22 August 1973. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70 kg in Kilograms.


Howie has been good in what he does as he seems to excel in whatever he puts his hands into. For his high school studies, he was enrolled to Edgewater High School from where he graduated in 1991. He was selected the “Most Talented” and Top 10 of his class. He decided to audition for Backstreet Boys after graduating from high school but unfortunately, they lost his contact information and his headshot.

They however managed to track him down after six months thanks to AJ who was already in the group. He was lucky enough to get a scholarship to attend Valencia College and the University of Central Florida. He graduated with an Associate of Arts degree together with NSYNC member Chris Kirkpatrick.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Howie Dorough With Wife Leigh Anne Boniello
Howie Dorough With Wife Leigh Anne Boniello

Howie is among the few singers and songwriters who have a balanced lifestyle. This means, his career and love life are both doing perfectly well. He met Leigh Anne Boniello on 6th December 2000 who was at the time working for official Backstreet Boys website as a webmaster. The two started dating and in 2006, Howie felt it was time to take another step in their relationship and proposed to her on New Years’ Eve in front of her family.

One year later, on the 8th of December 2007, they exchanged their marriage vows in a wedding ceremony held at St. James Cathedral according to traditional Catholic practices. This is the same church where Howie was baptized and started his music career as a choir member in Orlando, Florida. The couple has been blessed with two sons named Holden John Dorough and James Hoke Dorough.

Is Howie Dorough Gay?

Howie might have not given any information of his past relationships before he met his wife Leigh. However, the fact that the couple has been married for more than ten years and have two sons together is enough to prove he is straight.

Professional Career

Since Howie joined the world of music and became part of Backstreet Boys music band, they have released many albums and songs. Some of these albums include; Black and Blue, Shape of My Heart, Unbreakable and This is Us. Since 2009, they have done songs like; In A World Like This, DNA among others. in addition to this, he has done some solo albums like Back To Me and more is expected from him.  


It feels good to be successful in your and it is the pride of any band to succeed as a group. Luckily, Howie has contributed a lot to the success of Backstreet Boys and they hold him with high regard to date.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Howie Dorough in 2024

Howie Dorough Net Worth
Howie Dorough Net Worth

Howie Dorough has done well in his career and as a result, he has earned a lot of wealth considering he has an estimated net worth of $50 Million as of 2024.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Howie lost his sister Caroline from Lupus in 1998 and as a respect to her, he established the Dorough Lupus Foundation (DLF). The foundation is meant to help in raising money for Lupus research.

Howie might be famously known as a singer but he is also an actor. He has been featured in several film and TV projects. These include; There in Spirit, Long Island Medium, This is The End, and Dora the Explorer.


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