A professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association, Alfred Joel Horford Reynoso is of Dominican descent. Horford is the highest-paid basketball player in Latin America and a five-time NBA All-Star. Horford has also competed internationally for the Dominican Republic, earning Gold at the 2012 Centro basket and Bronze at the 2011 FIBA Americas Championship and the 2008 Centro basket.
Al Horford Biography and Net Worth
|Net Worth $60 Million|
|Full Name Alfred Joel Horford Reynoso|
|Birth Date June 3, 1986|
|Age 36 Years|
|Birthplace Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic|
|Profession Basketball Player|
|Girlfriend Amelia Vega|
Al Horford Early Life
Horford was born in the Dominican Republic’s Puerto Plata and Tito Horford, his father, spent three seasons in the NBA. Horford and his family relocated to Lansing, Michigan in 2000, where he attended Grand Ledge High School and was a star basketball player. He received the “Class A” Player of the Year award as a senior after posting averages of 21 points, 13 rebounds, and five blocks per game. Horford participated in AAU basketball while attending Grand Ledge for the Michigan Mustangs, who finished second in the Adidas Big Time National Tournament.
Al Horford College Career
Horford chose the University of Florida over Michigan by accepting an athletic scholarship, and he later contributed to the Gators’ 2005 Southeastern Conference Tournament victory.
Since the 1991–1992 Duke Blue Devils, the Gators are the first group to win the national championship twice (April 2, 2007). Horford, Joakim Noah, Corey Brewer, and Taurean Green all declared for the NBA draft three days later.
Al Horford Professional Career
He was selected by the Atlanta Hawks with the third overall choice in the 2007 NBA Draft; he spent nine seasons with this franchise before signing with the Celtics as a free agent during the 2016 off-season. In 2008, he was a member of the NBA All-Rookie First Team. Three times an NBA All-Star, Horford was also selected to the All-NBA Third Team in 2011 and won the NBA Shooting Stars competition. Following three seasons with the Celtics, he signed with the 76ers in the 2019 offseason, where he spent one season before being sent to the Thunder in the 2020 offseason. Horford was traded to the Celtics before the 2021 season, and he played for them in the NBA Finals year 2022.
AL Horford Wife
On December 24, 2011, Horford wed Amelia Vega, the 2003 Miss Universe and famous fashion model, in Santo Domingo. By 2022, Horford and Vega have four children together and expecting fifth one.
AL Horford Net Worth
The estimated net worth of AL Horford is $60 million as of 2022. He agreed to a four-year, $17.53 million contract in 2007 with Hawks and a five-year, and $60 million contract in 2010. Al Horford made $30 million in salary and sponsorships between 2017 and 2018 and he was among the top 50 paid athletes in the world for that year with just that amount. On July 8, Horford agreed to a four-year, $113 million deal with the Boston Celtics.
AL Horford Height and Weight
|Weight 109 kg|
|Eye Color Brown|
|Hair Color Black|