The 1990’s boy band Backstreet Boys took the world by storm and managed to steal the heart of every girl out there with their good looks and their fantastic voice. One of the prominent members of the band is Howie Dorough who initially dreamed of becoming an actor, carried out some incredible music over the past decade.
As of now, Howie, including other members of Backstreet Boys, are considered one of the best boy bands to have ever graced in the music industry.
Two Kids With Wife
Howie Dorough is a happily married man. He has been in a marital bond with his wife Leigh Boniello since 2007.
The couple met in 2000 while his better-half Leigh was working as his band’s webmaster. They soon opened the diaries of their love story and established a bond between one another. Their relationship became strong day-by-day, which eventually led them to share the wedding bell.
Howie and Leigh officially tied a knot on the 8th of December in 2007. In the course of their married life, the pair welcomed two kids. Two years after their marriage, in 2009, they became blessed with the birth of their first son, James. Shortly, the pair welcomed their second son, Holden in 2013.
Howie alongside his wife Leigh and two sons on 16 June 2019 (Photo: Instagram)
Howie is a proud father and wants his son to become the next Backstreet Boys. As of now, he and Leigh are living their best lives nourishing their kids as one big happy family.
Before his relationship with Leigh, he dated Dutch model Claudia Opdenkelder for a year from 1999 to 2000.
Howie Dorough is one of the founders and a prominent member of the 90’s boy band Backstreet boys. The band is considered one of the top boy bands of their time having released hit songs such as Quit Playing Games With My Heart; I Want It That Way, Everybody, and As long as You Love Me.
Before forming the band, he had the ambition of becoming an actor but did not have luck in that sector. After meeting two similar faces, Alexander James Mclean and Nickolas Gene at the audition, he decided to form a singing group with them. From there on, they added Kevin Scott and Brian Thomas, thus completing the band. They released their first album named Backstreet Boys on 6 May 1996. The album went on to peak at number one on music charts in countries like Austria, Canada, Germany, and Switzerland.
After their first album, the floodgates of success opened up for Howie and his band. Due to his fame, it is no surprise to find out that Howie has an estimated net worth of around $45 million. Although the band doesn't perform as much today as in the past, royalties and endorsements have undoubtedly played their part in building up his fortunes.
Wiki(Age) Bio, & Parents
Howie Dorough was born in 1973 in Orlando, Florida. He celebrates his birthday every year on the 22nd of August. Howie holds American nationality and stands at the height of 5’7”. His ethnicity is mixed (Puerto Rican and Irish).
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The 45 years old musician is the youngest among five children of his parents Paula Flores and Hoke Dwaine Dorough.
His father sadly passed away in 2008 at the age of 69. When his sister Caroline Dorough-Cochran’s had a death in 1998, it broke his heart. She passed away as a result of Lupus that resulted in him to form the Dorough Lupus Foundation as a tribute to his late sister and to help those going through the same.