Quick Facts Al Horford
- NameAl Horford
- Birth Year1986
- Birth month06
- FatherTito Horford
- Birth Place Puerto Plata
- ProfessionBasketball player
- Married toAmelia Vega
- ChildrenEan Horford Vega and Alia Horford Vega
- SiblingsMaria, Anna and , Josh Horford
- MotherArelis Reynoso
Al Horford is a famous Dominican professional basketball player who currently plays for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association as a power forward. Previously, he played for the Atlanta Hawks and Al Horford’s basketball team. Besides, he has been a member of Dominican Republic national basketball team since 2008.
The 6 feet 10-inch basketball player, Horford married his girlfriend Amelia Vega who is a 2003 Miss Universe. The husband and wife are blessed with two children, a son, Ean Horford Vega and daughter Alia Horford Vega. Well, let’s know detail about this 31 years old basketball player and his personal life, early life, career, salary, children, daughter, son, marriage, wife, married life, net worth, cars collection, houses and much more. Stay with us!!!
Al Horford Early Life and Education
Alfred Joel Horford Reynoso was born on 3rd June 1986, in Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic to Dominican parents which include his father, Tito Horford, mother, Arelis Reynoso, two sisters, Maria, Anna and a brother, Josh Horford. His father was also a professional basketball player.
Being a son of professional basketball, Al Horford began playing basketball since his early age. He grew up watching his father’s game. As a child, his favorite players were Tim Duncan, Shaquille O’Neal, and Grant Hill.
With an ambition of being a great basketball player, Horford attended Grand Ledge High School where he played professionally for its team. Besides, he held seven school record with the career points of 1239. Within 18 years, he became the No. 7 power forward player and No. 36 in the national games.
Al Horford Career
Al Horford played his college basketball at the University of Florida where he won two NCAA Championships. He was named SEC Tournament MVP, Third-team All-American – AP, and Second-team All-American – NABC in 2007.
Later, Horford was drafted number 3 by the Atlanta Hawks in the 2007 NBA Draft. He played the most of his career for the Hawks. Throughout that time, he became NBA All-Rookie First Team, NBA All-Star three times and All-NBA Third Team. Moreover, he was the NBA Shooting Stars champion.
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Horford has also represented the Dominican Republic in international competition. He won a Gold medal at the 2012 Centrobasket and Bronze medals at the 2011 FIBA Americas Championship. In 2016, he signed with Boston Celtics and since then he has been playing for it.
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Al Horford Personal Life
Al Horford married his beautiful girlfriend, Amelia Vega on 24th December 2011, who is a 2003 miss universe. The husband and wife welcomed their first child, a son Ean Harford Vega in 2015 and second child, a daughter, Alia Horford Vega in 2016.
Previously, Horford was in the relationship with a television actor, Stephanie Gonzalez. However, their relationship lasted for only brief time and separated. Currently, Horford and his wife are living happily and enjoying their lavish life.
They often share their photo on their Instagram accounts of visiting different places and events. They have maintained their relationship very strong. It has been almost 7 years of their relationship and till the date, they have not involved in any love affairs and neither any serious conflicts have occurred between the couple.
Al Horford Net Worth
As an established professional basketball player, Al Horford has accumulated a huge amount of money. As of 2018, his net worth is estimated at around $20 million.
Besides, the talented and hardworking basketball player owns numbers of cars including Audi, Virage, Jaguar XJL which price are more than $100,000.
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Al and his wife, Amelia Vega live together in their lavish house along with their children.