|Real Name/Full Name||Juwan Antonio Howard|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Juwan Howard|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||7 February 1973|
|Age/How Old:||49 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 206 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 9″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 113 Kg
In Pounds – 250 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Leroy Watson
Mother – Helena Howard
|School:||Chicago Vocational Career Academy|
|College:||University of Michigan|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Jenine Wardally (m. 2002)|
|Kids/Children Name:||Yes (Juwan Howard Jr., Jace, Jett, Starr, Sky, Joshua)|
|Profession:||Basketball Player and Coach|
|Net Worth:||$100 million|
|Last Updated:||November 2022|
Juwan Howard is an American basketball coach at the University of Michigan. Before his appointment as the coach, Juwan Howard was an assistant coach Miami Heat NBA team from 2013 to 2018. He is a former basketball player and has played for Miami Heat, Denver Nuggets, Charlotte Bobcats, Dallas Mavericks, Portland Trail Blazers, and Orlando Magic.
His career span from 1994 to 2013 before joining coaching. Juwan Howard is remembered as the first NBA player to sign a $100 million deal, the only Fab Five members to emerge a winner in the NBA, and for winning 2 NBA titles with Miami Heats. Juwan Howard is happily married and has children.
Well, how well do you know about Juwan Howard? If not much, here is what we know about Juwan Howard to date.
Biography and Early Life
Juwan Antonio Howard was born on 7 February 1973 in Chicago, Illinois, to Leroy Watson (father) and Helena Howard (mother). He has no siblings. His father is a retired army man. At the time of his birth, his mother was still a teenager, 17 years old, so his grandmother, Jannie Mae, adopted and raised him.
His mother was working in a restaurant when she became pregnant. Se was still a high school junior student, and the role of parenting was taken over by his grandmother. Juwan Howard is not close to his parents, and his grandmother was the primary caretaker and mentor.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Juwan Howard in 2022, and what is his height and weight? Well, Juwan Howard’s age is 49 years old as of today’s date 30th November 2022 having been born on 7 February 1973. Though, he is 6′ 9″ in feet and inches and 206 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 250 lbs in Pound and 113kg in Kilograms.
Juwan Howard attended Chicago Vocational Career Academy. Besides education, he was an active basketball player. Life in school was easy for him, but he overcame to be the winner of the 1991 All-American basketballer of the year. The win earned him the prestigious McDonald’s All-American honor. He raised the name of the school high during his time and was chosen for the National Honor Society.
At the age of 16 years, he began his sophomore year. Here was played in the Chicago Public High School League. He joined Nike Academy Betterment and Career Development center, where his basketball skills were sharpened further. Later, he joined the University of Michigan and joined the university’s basketball team, Michigan Wolverines. Together with his teammates, Juwan formed the Fab Five group, which he used to inspire many young people.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Juwan married his wife Jenine Wardally in 2002, and they blessed with two sons, Jace and Jett. The two brothers are both basketball players in their respective school teams. Before his marriage with Jenine, Juwan had four girlfriends, and he bore four other children with them. In total, Juwan has six children, namely Juwan Howard Jr., Jace, Jett, Starr, Sky, and Joshua.
Is Juwan Howard Gay?
Juwan Howard is neither gay nor bisexual. He is straight. He married his wife Jenine, and they have two children together besides the four others he sired out of wedlock. Even though he is non-religious, he is not gay.
Juwan Howard’s career progression was good despite his early challenges in life. He spent 19 years in his NBA career. During this period, he played for many teams of NBA teams, including Miami Heats and Washington Bullets. His favorite positions were Power forward and Center. He was a perfect scorer tough frontcourt player.
His professional career began at the Washington Bullets in 1994, where he spent six and half seasons before joining the Dallas Mavericks. He was at the Dallas for a year. He later joined the Denver Nuggets and Orlando Magic, where he also played a year each between 2001 and 2004. Between 2004 and 2008, he played for the Houston Rockets.
He left the Rockets in 2007 to re-join the Dallas Mavericks for a year before making a comeback to the Rockets for another year. In 2010, Juwan joined the Miami Heats, where he won the NBA championship for the first time. He won again the same championship for the second time in 2013, a few months to his retirement as a player.
At the age of 40 years, Juwan Howard was still an active NB player and was named one of the oldest NBA players. He retired from active playing when he was handed the assistant coach position at the Miami Heats in 2013. Later in 2019, he signed a five-year coaching deal with the Michigan Wolverines.
Juwan Howard had a successful career for 19 years, and he received numerous awards, including the following:
- NBA Champion, 2012 and 2013
- NBA All-Star, 1996
- Second Team All-American by NABC and AP, 1994
- First Team Parade All Americans, 1991
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Juwan Howard in 2022
As of 2022, Juwan Howard’s net worth is estimated to be $100 million. He made the income as an active NBA player as well as a coach. He won 2 NBA championships with Heats and signed the biggest contract of over $100 million.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
Juwan Howard’s first NBA championship win was with Miami Heat. Also, he was the first NBA player to sign $100 million contracts.
Juwan Howard had a nasty beginning in life, but his grandmother took him up, raised, educated, and mentored him. As a result of this mentorship, he became a famous NBA player. He overcame all odds and challenges of life to succeed in his career. He serves as a good motivation to those people who may be discouraged because of the challenges they may be undergoing.