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Desmond Kevin Howard was born on 15 May 1970, in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He is a former National Football League(NFL) player who began his career right after graduating from college. He currently works as a college football analyst and a commentator for the Detroit Lions pre-season games on the Detroit Lions Television Network.
So how rich is Howard? According to various sources, his net worth is estimated to be over $14 million as of early 2016, and that makes him one of the more favorable and recognized NFL players. No doubt, his wealth can be associated with his successful professional career spanning from 1992 until 2002.
Desmond Howard Net Worth $14 Million
Desmond Howard’s father was a former semi-pro basketball player for the Jolly Jokers, while his mother ran a day care center. His parents divorced when he was thirteen years old and Howard went to live with his father. He attended St. Joseph High School in Cleveland, where Desmond played American football and by that time he had gained All-Ohio and All-American honors. He also played basketball and even received the varsity letter (award for excellence in school activities) from it, as well as three varsity letters from football.
While studying at the University of Michigan, Howard played for college team, managing to win honors, such as Maxwell Award, Walter Camp Award and Heisman Trophy during the short period of time. After graduating with a bachelors degree in communications in 1992, Desmond began his professional career in the NFL Draft of 1992, playing for the Washington Redskins for two years. Later, he played for the Jacksonville Jaguars and Green Bay Packers – one season for each team. Strangely, playing for the Jacksonville Jaguars he produced only moderate results but while playing for the Green Bay Packers, his results were record-breaking, including being in the 1996 Super Bowl-winning team, and voted the MVP.
In 1997, Desmond signed with Oakland Raiders but returned to Green Bay in 1999. Because of multiple injuries and unsatisfactory performance, Howard was exempted from the team, so he signed with the Detroit Lions and stayed there until retirement in 2002. Throughout his career, spanning eleven NFL seasons, Howard gained 12,451 all-purpose yards: 10,854 Return yards and 1,597 receiving yards. The number of his touchdowns was 17. Undoubtedly, those eleven NFL seasons helped him to gain a big part of his wealth.
Desmond gained many awards but probably the most important are Pro Bowl, NFL Alumni Special Teams Player of the Year, NFL Punt Return Yards Leader and others. He was rated as the Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl XXXI and he was conscripted into the Class of the College Football Hall of Fame in 2011.
Howard also appeared on television, as he was a guest star in an episode of the TV series “Living Single”, and in an episode of the series “Everybody Loves Raymond”. More, he became a cover athlete for the NCAA Football video games, called Football 06. All added to his net worth. Now he works for TV ESPN on college games, and for the Detroit Lions home channel.
In his personal life, Howard is married to Rebkah Howard, who is a licensed attorney and a proficient public relations, manager and marketing executive. The couple has three children, and they all currently live in Miami, Florida.
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|The Jeff Foxworthy Show||1997||TV Series||Harold|
|60 Minutes Sports||2014||TV Series documentary||Himself - Former Michigan Football Player (segment "Michigan's Secret Weapon")|
|Good Morning America Weekend Edition||2013||TV Series||Himself|
|2013 Discover BCS National Championship Game||2013||TV Movie||Himself - Studio Analyst|
|Mike & Mike||2012||TV Series||Himself - College GameDay Analyst|
|Dancing with the Stars||2010||TV Series||Himself|
|Extreme Makeover: Home Edition||2010||TV Series||Himself|
|ESPN Road Trip||2009||TV Series||Himself|
|Super Bowl XLIII||2009||TV Movie||Himself|
|ESPY Awards||2008||TV Special||Himself|
|Super Bowl XLII||2008||TV Movie||Himself|
|Michigan vs. Ohio State: The Rivalry||2007||TV Movie documentary||Himself - Michigan (89-91) / Cleveland, Ohio|
|Super Bowl XLI||2007||TV Movie||Himself|
|ESPN 25: Who's #1?||2007||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|America's Game: The Superbowl Champions||2006||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith||2006||TV Series||Himself|
|Super Bowl XL||2006||TV Movie||Himself|
|NFL Monday Night Football||1992-2001||TV Series||Himself - Washington Redskins Wide Receiver / Himself - Green Bay Packers Wide Receiver / Himself - Oakland Raiders Wide Receiver / ...|
|ESPN's Sunday Night Football||1993-2000||TV Series||Himself - Green Bay Packers Wide Receiver / Himself - Detroit Lions Wide Receiver / Himself - Oakland Raiders Wide Receiver / ...|
|The NFL on NBC||1995-1997||TV Series||Himself - Oakland Raiders Wide Receiver / Himself - Jacksonville Jaguars Wide Receiver|
|Living Single||1997||TV Series||Himself|
|Everybody Loves Raymond||1997||TV Series||Himself|
|Late Night with Conan O'Brien||1997||TV Series||Himself|
|Late Show with David Letterman||1997||TV Series||Himself|
|Super Bowl XXXI||1997||TV Movie||Himself - Green Bay Packers Kick / Punt Returner|
|1996 NFC Championship Game||1997||TV Special||Himself - Green Bay Packers Wide Receiver|
|TNT Sunday Night Football||1992-1995||TV Series||Himself - Washington Redskins Wide Receiver / Himself - Jacksonville Jaguars Wide Receiver|
|NFL on FOX||1994||TV Series||Himself - Washington Redskins Wide Receiver|
|1992 NFL Draft||1992||TV Movie||Himself - 4th Overall Pick|
|ESPN College Football||1979||TV Series||Himself (2006-2009)|
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|1||Retired from the NFL.|
|2||Was the Most Valuable Player of the 1997 Super Bowl in which his squad, the Green Bay Packers beat the New England Patriots 35-21 for their first Super Bowl title since 1968. The first special teams player to achieve that honor, Desmond piled up 244 total yards in that game, including a record-setting 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown.|
|3||Starred at the University of Michigan, where he won the Heisman Trophy, given to the nation's most outstanding player, in 1991.|
|4||On May 3, 2005, EA Sports announced that Howard would be the cover athlete for their latest installment in the NCAA Football series, NCAA Football 2006. This announcement is a departure for the series, which has traditionally featured college athletes who went to the NFL the previous year on its covers.|
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