Is Dwight Howard Transgender? There are several rumors about Howard’s sexuality. Here is what we know so far.
Dwight Howard is an American basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He plays center for the Philadelphia 76ers. Howard is a three-time Defensive Player of the Year, eight-time All-Star, five-time All-Defensive Team member, and eight-time All-NBA Team honoree.
In his long NBA career, Dwight has played for several teams including Los Angeles Lakers, Orlando Magic, Houston Rockets, Washington Wizards, Atlanta Hawks, and Charlotte Hornets.
Is Dwight Howard Transgender?
Dwight Howard is not transgender.
Over the years, there have been several rumors about Howard’s sexuality in the media.
Dwight Howard identifies as a man and uses the pronouns he/him.
NBA Player Sexuality Rumors Explored
Dwight Howard opened up about his sexuality and addressed the rumors in 2019.
Dwight Howard revealed that he is not gay in an interview on Fair Game with Kristine Leahy.
Masin Elije, who claimed to be Dwight Howard’s ex-boyfriend, filed a suit against Dwight. In the suit, Masin claimed that he broke up with the NBA player after finding out he was sexually involved with other transgender women and men, reports Washington Blade.
“I’m not gay… It hurt at first to go through it. I sat at home and I was like ‘I never want to come outside again.'” @DwightHoward spoke on the allegations that he was gay.
— Complex Sports (@ComplexSports) July 16, 2019
He was initially hurt by the hate he got from many people. Dwight feels that the experience has let him into a new perspective on what other people face.
Who Is Dwight Howard?
Dwight Howard’s age is 35 years.
Howard was born on December 8, 1985, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dwight Howard’s weight is 120 kg or 265 lb. Howard’s height is 6 feet 10 inches or 2.08 meters.
He graduated from the Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy. As Dwight had a very successful high school career, he decided to skip college and declared for the 2004 NBA draft.
Meet Dwight Howard’s Wife
Dwight Howard’s wife is Te’a Cooper.
Te’a Cooper s an American basketball player who plays in the WNBA. She plays for the Los Angeles Sparks, and she got drafted in 2020. She went to Baylor University and played college basketball for the Baylor Lady Bears.
Te’a and Dwight got engaged in 2019 and secretly wed last November. Suspicions about their breakup rose when the couple unfollowed each other on social media. The physical distance between them is the reason for Dwight and Te’a’s breakup, reports Yard Barker.
Dwight Howard has five children with five different women. It is unclear who is Dwight Howard’s current girlfriend.