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Biography of Al Horford [Age, Height, Family, Wife, Children, Salary & Net Worth]

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Dominican professional basketball player Al Horford maintains the worthful amount of net worth of $60 million.

Starting from college days, Horford was champions of a champion. He won the NCAA Championships two times, representing the University of Florida.

Al has served his Hawks for his entire career of basketball professionally.

The Dominican player has also represented his country on an international platform with winning medals.

Al Horford for Oklahoma City Thunder

Earlier in the year between 2017 and 2018, Horford was numbered as the top 50 highest-paid athletes in the world.

Likewise, Horford was honored with many different names representing his speed on the court in his entire basketball career.

Despite contracts, Al Horford also maintains his net worth earning million from his salary and endorsements.

Quick Facts

Before knowing more details about the net worth of Al Horford, here are some of his quick facts as below.

Full Name Alfred Joel Horford Reynoso
Known as Al Horford
Nickname Godfather, Horford
Birth Date June 3, 1986
Birth Place Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Residence Boston, Massachusetts
Religion Christian
Nationality Dominican
Ethnicity Dominican-Black
Education Grand Ledge High School, University of Florida
Horoscope Gemini
Father’s Name Tito Horford
Mother’s Name Arelis Reynoso
Siblings 4 (Jon Horford, Josh Horford, Anna Horford and Maria Horford)
Age 35 years old
Height 6’10” (206 cm)
Weight 111 kg (245 lb)
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Body type Athletic
Profession Basketball Player
Marital Status Married
Spouse Amelia Vega
Children 2
Name of Children Ean Horford and Alia Horford
Beginning of Professional Career 2007
Retirement N/A
Playing style Flashy dunks, fancy passes & game-winning shots
Sports team The Atlanta Hawks, the Philadelphia 76ers
Coach Doc Rivers
Honors NBA All-Star, NBA All-Defensive Second Team, NBA All-Rookie First Team, NCAA Champion
Victory N/A
Net Worth $60 million
Salary $27,250,000
Position Power forward / Center
Social Media FacebookInstagramTwitter
Merch  Jersey, Rookie Card, Autographed Materials
Last Update June, 2022

Al Horford Net Worth and Income

Horford invested all of his starting phases playing in Hawks. Back then, his net worth was estimated at $32 million by Forbes.

Just after involvement with the NBA, Horford became the team’s best big man. Nevertheless, in 2007, he signed a four-year deal at $17.53 million.

Further, for the next five years, he had a deal with Hawks worth $60 million.

After devoting nine years to Hawks, Horford signed a four-year deal with the Celtics worth $113 million in 2016.

Contracts and Trades

Becoming more professional, he was assigned as an unrestricted free agent and then signed another four-year contract with 76ers worth $97 million.

Back in the year 2019, Horford was enlisted in the 49th position as the World’s Highest-paid athlete World.

Similarly, his salary is also estimate to be $28,845,433 for 2018-19 season. Accordingly $30,036,000 for 2019-20 season.

Besides salary and contracts, Horford earns $2 million from his endorsement agreements and marketing partners, including big names like Nike.

Al Horford | House and Cars

Having privacy matter in Al Horford’s house; there is very little information on his cars too. Reportedly, currently, he’s residing in Boston, Massachusetts, US.

But when it comes to his other assets like cars, there is not much information.

However, it is given that Horford owns some luxurious, top-of-the-list cars with his $60 million of net worth.

Al Horford | Lifestyle and Vacation

Lifestyle

After being counted among the top most-paid athletes of the world, it’s obvious; Al Horford can afford a high lifestyle.

Despite having prosperous life, Horford is more into easiness. If brands like Nike suggest or send him to wear specific clothes and shoes, he will wear those.

Once in a while, Horford announced that his once a Miss Universe wife dresses him up. On that note, many fashionable players caught an eye on him as they saw Horford on fire outfits.

Vacation

Being a father of two children, Horford spent most of his spare time with his family, touring exotic places.

Back in the summer days of 2018, a fan spotted him and had a click in Maine.

Additionally, in 2017, Harford enjoyed a quick gateway with his family to Walt Disney World Resort. There he got to enjoy magical memories with his family.

Al Horford’s vacation with his family

In 2016, Horford was on leave for vacation in Mexico, but he got an offer call to replace Chrish Bish in the NBA All-Satr game in the middle of his off days from a match.

Back then, Miami’s Chris Bosh had to withdraw from the game as he suffered from injury.

Books

A book named “Al Horford: The inspirational Story of One of Basketball’s Most Well-Rounded Power Forwards” was published on January 15, 2017, written by Clayton Geoffreys.

 

Movie

Al Horford also acted for several movies. Also, he is known for appearing in NBA Ballers: Chosen One, 2008.

Meanwhile, he was also seen in the NBA on TNT, 1988, and NBA on YES, 2002.

Al Horford Net Worth | Charity

Determining the situation by COVID, Horford specifically donated with no doubt for those in need. Hence, he pledged the sum of $500,000 US dollars to six different locations.

However, Horford has been involved in charity work in the US and his homeland, the Dominican Republic. Consequently, he selects those areas where he had played basketball at some point at least once in time.

Al Horford with his young fans

Horford himself belongs to one of the poorest countries in the western hemisphere; the NBA star has invested his net worth in charities for both on and off the court.

Back in the days, he spent his summer holidays reconstructing basketball courts for his homeland in Puerto Plata, including basketball clinics.

Similarly, he has his involvement in Basketball Without Borders that specially focuses on youth engagement in developing countries.

Donations For Relief

Analyzing more about the charitable work of Horford, he had support relief efforts in Japan and the Pacific region as earthquakes and tsunami devasted the region.

For that devastation, he donated a total of $23,000 to Direct Relief International (DRI), adding a pledge of $1,000 for each point he scored in the Hawks game.

Becoming a positive role model, Horford also had hosted an anti-bullying rally for the student body, provided Hawks tickets to holiday tickets for unprivileged kids.

This kind of strong contribution to society made him honored by the NBA Cares Community Assist Award.

Al Horford | Endorsement and Investment

Estimating on the calculation of the net worth of Al Horford, it is estimated that $2 million comes only from his endorsement brands.

He had endorsed brands like Dove, Nike, Intel, LG, and Horford Hoops Plus.

Al Horford | Career

Earlier, Horford attended Florida with an athletic scholarship, where he made the Gators win the 2005 Southeastern Conference Tournament championship.

Consistently for next season, the Gators won the SEC championship. Between the 2006 season, he became the fourth player for his team, scoring 1000 career points.

His stats had an average of 10.1 points with 9.7 rebounds and 1.5 assists in his very first NBA season.

Further, he became the first Hawks draft pick, earning an All-Star berth for the 2009-2010 season contributing 14.2 points with 9.9 rebounds and 2.3 assists.

Al Horford for Oklahoma City Thunder (Source: Instagram)

Moreover, in 2010 Horford signed a $60 million contract of five years with the Hawks.

Consequently, bringing improvements, surgery to repair the muscle rules out him for three to four months.

Meanwhile, playing with the Philadelphia 76ers, he scored a season0high 27 points in 2017.

Thus, in 2019, Horford made a four-year contract with the Philadelphia 76ers as an unrestricted free agent. It was worth $97 million.

Interesting Facts

  • During early days, Al Horford was criticized for missing the games despite winning the Celtics.
  • On the birthday of Horford’s first daughter Alia, he had to take leave from a game in Miami.
  • Al Horford has been an active member of the Dominican Republic national basketball team since 2008.

Quotes

  • “Basketball Without Borders is very important.” 
  • “As a competitor, I want to push myself as much as I can to be at that level that I want to be.” 
  • “Usually, I try to represent my community and my culture the best that I can, but I go about every day just trying to represent my family. I am trying to make a difference out in the world. I don’t even look at, necessarily, just the Latin community; I’m looking at everything in general.”

FAQs

Who is Al Horford’s wife?

Al Horford is married to Amelia Vega Polanco, who has crowned Miss Universe, also a Dominican model, actress, author, and singer.

From where was Al Horford trade?

Earlier, two teams were into the idea about trading thunder center Al Horford, and those were the San Antonio Spurs and the Boston Celtics.

Later, Horford was more revitalized with his value after traded from the Philadelphia 76ers to the thunder.

For which team, Al Horford playing for?

Currently, Al Horford is playing for Oklahoma City Thunder.

From which position does Al Horford play?

Al Horford usually played from the position of Center and Power forward.

 

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