Howie Long
Howie Long
Real Name/Full Name Howard Matthew Moses Long
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Howie Long
Birth Place: Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 6 January 1960
Age/How Old: 64 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 195 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 3″
Weight: In Kilograms – 122 Kg
In Pounds – 268 lbs
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father –Howard Long, Sr.
Mother –Margaret Kirk
Siblings: Ann Marie Long
School: Milford High School
College: Villanova University
Religion: Roman Catholicism
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Diane Addonizio (m. 1982)
Kids/Children Name: Chris Long, Kyle Long, Howard Long, Jr.
Profession: American football defensive end, actor, and sports analyst
Net Worth: $18 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Howard Matthew Moses Long, also known as Howie Long, is a retired American football defensive end, actor and also works as a sports analyst from time to time. This actor cum player was a part of the NFL (National Football League) for 13 seasons, being a part of the Raiders franchise in Oakland and Los Angeles in the entirety of his football career.

He achieved eight pro bowls and had once helped his team, the Raiders, to win a tournament of Super Bowl XVIII in 1984. He also is a prestigious holder of the Pro Football Hall of Fame since 2000. His acting career includes wonderful movies like Broken Arrow, 3000 miles to Graceland, etc.

Well, how well do you know about Howie Long? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Howie Long’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 Long to date.

Biography and Early Life

Long was born in Massachusetts and was mostly under the constant care of his uncles and maternal grandmother. He was good at sports since he was a child, and although he was not a football player till the age of 15, he was indeed great at other sports like a shot put discus, and javelin. He was an all-rounder in athletics. He is a Roman Catholic and is also a part of several films in Hollywood. He has state records in the shot put and discus.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Howie Long in 2024, and what is his height and weight? Well, Howie Long’s age is 64 years old as of today’s date 16th July 2024 having been born on 6 January 1960. Though, he is 6′ 3″ in feet and inches and 195 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 268 lbs in Pound and 122 kg in Kilograms.


Long went to school at the Milford High School in Milford and has assured a position in the Milford Hall of fame. He was always a good sportsperson and had many state records during his school career. He was also a football player in college: Villanova University where he graduated with a degree in Communications.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Howie Long With Wife Diane Addonizio 
Howie Long With Wife Diane Addonizio

Long got married to his sophomore year’s girlfriend, Diane Addonizio, his college sweetheart, while they were studying at Villanova University. They were married in 1982 and had three sons, namely, Chris Long, also a defensive end, Kyle Long: a retired guard who played for the Chicago Bears and the youngest one, Howie Jr. is a player personnel for the Raiders, his father’s team.

Is Howie Long Gay?

Howie’s sexual orientation is straight, and he is madly in love with his wife and mother of his kids, Diane.

Professional Career

He was the second-round pick of the Oakland Raiders in the 1981 NFL Draft. 13 seasons for the club were played by him wearing number 75. Long won a total of eight Pro Bowl selections, by being the defensive line player of Raiders. In high school, he was a basketball genius who was excellent in that sport.

His highest was the 13 sacks in 1983, and he has voted the NFL Alumni Defensive Lineman of the Year and the NFLPA AFC Defensive Lineman of the Year in 1985. He has also won the George S. Halas Trophy and was named as NEA’s co-NFL Defensive Player of the Year (along with Andre Tippett). Long has a collection of 91​1⁄2 sacks during his career at best.


  • He won the Super Bowl champion (XVIII)for one time.
  • He is a three-time first-team All-Pro (1983–1985)
  • He lifted thePro Bowl (1983–1987, 1989, 1992, 1993) for eight times.
  • He is a two-time second-team All-Pro (1986, 1989)
  • NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 1985.
  • NFL Hall of Fame Member in the year 2000.
  • 1980s All-Decade Team of NFL.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Howie Long 2024

Howie Long Net Worth
Howie Long Net Worth

Howie Long has acquired wealth through his career in sports, acting, and television appearances. He has a net worth of $18 million as of 2024, and he has worked hard for it as a football player, then as an actor in several action movies, and now as a sports analyst.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • On July 29, 2000, Long was upheld in the Hall of Fame of Pro Football. He’s the Football for Dummies author.
  • He created the Howie Long Classic, a charity sporting event at his alma mater, Villanova University, that raises funds for children in need of financial assistance.

Long is a retired football player and an actor later and has done his work in movies as well as television shows. He also works as a studio analyst for Fox Sports’ NFL coverage. His signature move is called the “rip,” and he has done it throughout his life, which worked as a defense technique to break an opposing blocker’s grip. Long has had a massive career in sports and has won trophies from discus and shotput to football leagues. He was a proud part of the NFL and made a name and fame of his own through his acting career as well.


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