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Al Horford Wife, Height, Weight, Age, Salary, Sister, Brother

Alfred Joel Horford Reynoso, also known as Al Horford, is a Dominican professional basketball player known for playing for the Boston Celtics.

Popularly known as Al, the basketball player who signed a four-year contract with the Boston Celtics and became famous throughout the city of Atlanta and beyond for his exceptional talent on the basketball court. This four-star player remains one of the best players in the Celtics, with the best performance in the Eastern Conference.

Biography and age

Al was born on June 3, 1986, and is one of five children to Tito Horford and his wife, Arelis Reynoso, in the town of San Felipe de Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. He grew up in a sports-loving family with his father, who was a retired professional basketball player, known for playing three years for the NBA and two years for the Bucks. One cannot be far from the truth to say that Horford developed a passion for basketball mainly by watching his father play football. Shaquille O’Neal, Grant Hill and Tim Duncan are other players who apparently inspired him in the game. Interestingly, Al’s uncle Kelly also played for Florida Atlantic University.

basketball career

Horford moved with his family at the age of 14 to Lansing, Michigan, USA where he was enrolled at Grand Ledge High School in Grand Ledge, Michigan where he also began to show talent in the game of basketball. As his school’s basketball star, he recorded seven school records, including a career-high 1,239. In his senior category, he was named Class A Player of the Year after reaching averaging 21 points, 13 rebounds and five blocks per game. He also played for the Michigan Mustangs in AAU basketball, and in 2007, after his team won the league for several years, he was declared in the NBA draft.

After graduating from high school, Horford won an athletic scholarship to the University of Florida based on his prolific performance in sports. There he played for the Gators and through his efforts in the team’s frontcourt they were able to win the 2005 Southern Conference Tournament Championship. His team became the first to win the championship consecutively and the first to win the same course. The promising young basketball player, however, dropped out in 2007 to play for Atalanta Hawks and his first nine years with the team brought him resounding success as it marked the start of his professional career.

Salary and Net Worth – How much does Al earn annually?

With a net worth of $28.1 million, according to Forbes Magazine 2017, Al Horford is one of the highest paid basketball players of our time. He is said to earn up to $26.6 million in annual salary and around $1.5 million in endorsements. Al Horford was named NBA Shooting Stars Champion in 2011. He also represented his country and won a gold medal at the Centrobasket International competition in 2012.

Al Horford is ranked at number 44 on the list of Highest Paid Athletes in the World and is currently the second best player in the NBA. He would earn 4.5% more than in 2016-2017. He will soon be one of the Boston Celtics’ highest paid players next year. His excellent performance opened more doors for many opportunities. Even his team seems to be dependent on him for their winnings.

Al’s car collection includes a Lamborghini Aventador, Porsche 911, GMC, Ford and Audi R8. He also owns several properties, including one in Smyrna, Atlanta, where he currently resides. One of the properties he bought in 2014 was worth around $4 million.

The Horford Family – Sister and Brother

Al Horford has two younger sisters – Anna Horford and Maria Horford and two younger brothers, Josh and Jonathon Kelly Horford. Jon followed in the footsteps of his father and older brother by pursuing a basketball career. He plays for Grand Rapids Drive in the NBA G League. He started in March 2010 playing for the first time at the University of Michigan, where he appeared in 29 games with the 2010-2011 Michigan Wolverines men’s basketball team.

In 2015, after graduating from Florida, Jon joined the San Francisco de Macorís Indians of the Liga Nacional de Baloncesto. The following year, he signed a contract with Stella Artois Leuven Bears of the Belgian League. However, he couldn’t play any games with them before returning to Canton for the 2016-17 season.

Anna, on the other hand, is a social media star and a big fan of her two brothers. In mid-January 2018, she announced that she would be joining CLNS’ media network and launching her podcast with the online provider.

Anna who is also a regular guest on the Josue Pavon’s Causeway Street podcast, which also airs on CLNS Media, said her recently launched podcast will provide greater access and dialogue to her passionate and engaged followers. Topics will range from sports to social issues and pop culture.

Al Horford Wife And Children

Al Horford is married to former Miss Universe Amelia Vega. The couple exchanged wedding vows in December 2011 and are blessed with son Ean in 2015 and daughter Alia in 2016. They also announced in January 2018 that they were expecting their third child later that year. . Horford enjoys spending a lot of free time with his family.

Height, weight and body measurement

Al Horford is 6 ft 10 inches or 208 cm tall and weighs approximately 245 lbs. It has been led by Bill Duffy since October 2015.

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