Howie Long is the NFL sportscaster for FOX Sports, who is covering the news after spending almost 12 years of life by playing as a defensive end for the NFL team Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders (1981-1993).
During his tenure with Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders, Howie was an 8-time Pro Bowler and one-time Defensive Player of the Year. Also, he assisted the team in winning Super Bowl XVIII in 1984.
Furthermore, Howie has also been credited for acting in movies like Broken Arrow (1996), Firestorm (1998) and more.
Howie's Married Life And Children
Howie has been married to his wife, Diane Addonizio, since 27th June 1982, who is a nonpracticing lawyer.
Howie Long and his wife Diane Addonizio in 2015 (Photo: Getty Images)
Together, they are parents to their three sons named Kyle, Chris and Howie Jr. Howie’s son, Chris was born on 28th March 1985.
Howie and Diane are also grandparents to their four grandchildren-children of their son, Chris, and daughter-in-law, Megan O’Malley.
Details On Chris Long
Howie’s son, Chris is a former football player, who played as NFL defensive end. Chris debuted into NFL after being drafted by the St. Louis Rams as the second overall pick in 2008.
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Later, in the year 2016, he was traded to the New England Patriots. While playing for New England Patriots, he won Super Bowl LI. He played for the team till 2017.
The following year, Chris played for Philadelphia Eagles and helped the team in lifting Super Bowl LII. In the year 2018, Chris left the team.
Similarly, Chris also played football while he was at the University of Virginia. At the University of Virginia, Chris won the Ted Hendricks Award- the award which is given to the best defensive end in the country.
Plus, Chris was named the 2018's Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year.
Meet Kyle Long
Howie’s son, Kyle is a former American football guard, who played for Chicago Bears for nearly six years from the year 2013 to 2019.
During his playing career with Chicago Bears, Kyle appeared in 73 games with 72 starts:54 at RG, 16 at RT and 1 at LG in his six NFL seasons.
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While he was playing for Chicago Bears, Kyle also lifted various awards. He was named Pro Bowl three times in the year 2013, 2014 and 2015. Also, in the year 2013, he was regarded as All-Rookie.
Kyle also played for his college, Oregan. Altogether, he played 11 games.
Similarly, he played football as a two-way lineman while he was at St. Anne's-Belfield High School. Plus, he played baseball as the first baseman.
Bio: Height, Age, Family And Education
Howie stands at a height of 6 feet and 5 inches (1.96 m). He was born as Howard Michael Long to his father, Howard Long, Sr and mother, Margaret Kirk on 6th January 1960 in Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States America. He has a sister.
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Howie was raised by his grandmother, Elizabeth Hilton Mullah as his parents got divorced when he was just 12 years old. Howie’s father used to load milk for dairy.
He graduated from Villanova University in the year 1981.
Interesting Facts About Howie Long
- His zodiac sign is Capricorn.
- He and his wife never travel on the same plane due to the fear of orphaning their children.
- Back in 2003, he was linked with actress Terri Hatcher because both of them appeared in Radio Shack commercials.