Howie Long Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Howie Long is an American former National Football League (NFL), best known for leading the Oakland / Los Angeles Raiders to victory in the 1984 Super Bowl XVIII against the NFC Champion, Washington Redskins. He has also been an actor and one of America’s most-respected sports analysts.

Sun Sign



Charlottesville, Virginia, United States



He is represented by Athlete Speakers.

Girlfriend / Spouse

He has dated –

  1. Diane Addonizio (June 27, 1982-Present) – He married Diane Addonizio on June 27, 1982. They have 3 sons named Chris Long (Retired NFL Defensive End), Kyle Long (NFL Guard), and Howie Jr. (Player Personnel Assistant for the Raiders).

Distinctive Features

  • Tall, well-built stature
  • Cheerful smile
  • Charming looks

Brand Endorsements

Howie Long has endorsed numerous brands such as –

  • RadioShack (2000)
  • Chevy (2009)
  • Skechers Wide Fit (2017)


Roman Catholicism

Howie Long Favorite Things

  • Clothes Brand – Salem Sportswear
  • Shoe Brand – Time Out Sports
  • Person – Hunter S. Thompson (Journalist)
  • Animal – Dogs

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Howie Long Facts

  1. Long was exceptionally versatile as a player, having played all 5 defensive line positions. This coupled with his size, strength, and agility, made him an incredible sportsman.
  2. He was selected to play in 8 Pro Bowls and 5 All-Pro teams.
  3. Howie is friends with the sports star, Terry Bradshaw.
  4. He was included in the “NFL 1980s All-Decade Team” alongside Reggie White.
  5. In 1985, he was awarded the George S. Halas Trophy by the Newspaper Enterprise Association (NEA) for being the “NFL Defensive Player of the Year.”
  6. He dedicated his whole career to the Oakland / Los Angeles Raiders and played in the NFL for 13 seasons from 1981 to 1993, having jersey number 75.
  7. Howie won the Sports Emmy Award for “Outstanding Studio Analyst” in 1997 and got nominations in the same category for 10 consecutive years (1997-2006).
  8. He rounded off his outstanding career with induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August 2000.
  9. After his retirement as a football player, Long explored acting and broadcasting and started working as a studio analyst for Fox Sports‘ coverage on NFL.
  10. He had appeared in a canceled scene from the theatrical release of the 1996 American musical comedy film, That Thing You Do! but could be seen in the director’s cut version.
  11. He has appeared in films like In’N Out (1984), Broken Arrow (1996), Firestorm (1998), Dollar for the Dead (1998) and 3000 Miles to Graceland (2001).
  12. When doing movies, Long was noted for using a popular stock sound effect in the film Broken Arrow, which came to be known as the “Howie scream”.
  13. Long also made several cameo appearances on various television shows and commercials.

Featured Image by Lt. Holly Hess / / Public Domain


Facts of Howard Matthew Moses Long

  • Gender Male
  • full nameHoward Matthew Moses Long
  • middle nameMatthew
  • nicknamesHowie
  • birthplaceSomerville, Massachusetts, United States
  • Date of Birth January 06, 1960
  • Age 64 years 6 months
  • Horoscope Capricorn
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Topaz
  • Lucky Color Brown
  • Best Match for Marriage Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionRoman Catholicism
  • net worth$16 million
  • professionSports Star, Sports Analyst, Actor
  • weight122 kg or 269 lbs
  • height6 ft 5 in or 195.5 cm
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorGreen
  • body type / buildAthletic
  • high schoolMilford High School
  • collegeVillanova University
  • motherMargaret Kirk
  • fatherHoward Long Sr.
  • sistersAnn Marie Long

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