Al Horford Net Worth, Early and Personal Life and Career

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Al Horford Net Worth
Al Horford Net Worth

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Alfred Joel Horford Reynoso professionally known as Al Horford(Big Al) is a 36-year-old Dominican professional basketball player born on  June 3rd, 1986, in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.

For your proper information, this articles contains exactly Al Horford net worth, biography and a detailed career in a summarized form.

Popular Name: Al Horford
Real Name: Alfred Joel Horford Reynoso
Birth Date: June 3, 1986
Birth Place: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Age: 36 years old
Gender: Male
Nationality/Citizenship: Dominican
Height: 6 ft
Weight: 109 kg
Sexuality: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Spouse(s): Amelia Vega
Children: Alia Horford Vega, Nova Horford Vega,  Ava Horford Vega.
Profession: Professional Basketball Player
Years active: 2007–present
Net Worth: $70 million
Last Updated: 2022

Al Horford Early and Personal Life

Alfred Joel Horford Reynoso professionally known as Al Horford(Big Al) is a 36-year-old Dominican professional basketball player born on  June 3rd, 1986, in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.

He plays for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He Stands 6 feet high and weighs 109 kilograms.

Al Horford’s father is Tito Horford Reynoso who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) , and his mother is Arelis Reynoso.

He had his education at Grand Ledge High School in Grand Ledge, Michigan, and was a star on its basketball team, and holds seven school records, including most career points (1,239).

Concerning his family life, Al Horford is married to Amelia Vega, a former Miss Universe and they have four children including Alia Horford Vega, Nova Horford Vega, and Ava Horford Vega.

Al Horford Net Worth

Obviously, Al Horford net worth majorly comes from his basketball playing career, since it has not been made known if he has any other business venture.

Al Horford is one of the highest-paid basketball player. Currently, Al Horford net worth is estimated at seventy million US Dollars ( $70 000,000).

Al Horford Career

Al Horford’s Career At College

Al Horford had an athletic scholarship and attended the University of Florida, he chose the Gators over Michigan, Michigan State, and Ohio State.

At the University, Al Horford  played for coach Billy Donovan and teamed up with Joakim Noah, Corey Brewer and Taurean Green.

Al Horford  had an immediate impact for the Gators in 2004 to 2005, beginning at center in the front court with David Lee, leading the Gators to a victory over  the 2005 Southeastern Conference tournament championship.

The Gators flew through the 2005 to 2006 season, and won the SEC championship for a second consecutive year.

The Gators got into the 2006 NCAA tournament as the No. 3 seed, and  swept through the first four rounds to get to the Final Four.

At the Final Four, the Gators won George Mason to get to the final, and in the final, they won UCLA for the 2006 championship behind Al Horford’s 14 points and seven rebounds.

Al Horford missed several games as a result of injury in December 2006 midway through his junior year.

Al Horford’s coach, Donovan held Horford out of a game over Stetson in hopes that he would heal for a game in Gainesville against the third-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes in December.

A day to the game, Coach Donovan announced that Al Horford would not play,however,Al Horford got into the game from the bench to guard Ohio State player Greg Oden, a highly-touted 7’0″ freshman.

Al Horford scored 11 points, and in addition he had 11 rebounds in limited action, and the Gators won the Buckeyes.

In March 2007, in the last home game of the season against Kentucky, Al Horford emerged as the fourth player on his team to score 1,000 career points.

Horford  required 14 points during the game to get to the milestone, and scoring exactly 14.

In April 2007, the Gators emerged as  the first team to repeat as national champions from the 1991 to 1992 Duke Blue Devils, and the first ever to do so with the same beginning lineup.

The Gators won  Oden and Ohio State in a rematch from the regular season, 84-75, and three days after, Al Horford, Joakim Noah, Corey Brewer and Taurean Green all declared for the NBA draft.

Al Horford’s Career At Professional Level

Al Horford with the Atlanta Hawks (2007 to 2016)

In June 2007, AL Horford was picked by the Atlanta Hawks with the third overall selection in the 2007 NBA draft, and  in July, he signed his rookie scale deal with the Hawks.

Al Horford as a rookie in 2007 to 2008 was the only player picked without any objection to the NBA All-Rookie First Team.

Horford was runner-up for Rookie of the Year honors and as well earned Rookie of the Month four times. Al Horford emerged the first Atlanta draftee to bag first team honors since Stacey Augmon from 1991 to 1992.

Al Horford had an average of  10.1 points, 9.7 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 0.9 blocks, 0.7 steals and 31.4 minutes in 81 games (77 starts), and the Hawks ended the regular season with a 37–45 record and got into the playoffs as the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference.

Al Horford helped the Hawks take the champions to seven games, and lost the series 4–3, in the series, he averaged 12.6 points and 10.4 rebounds for each game in their first round match-up with the Boston Celtics.

Back-to-back All-Star Selections (2008 to 2011)

 In 2008 to 2009, Al Horford began all 67 games he played in, with average of 11.5 points, 9.3 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.4 blocks and 0.8 steals in just 33.5 minutes.

Recording 47–35 , the Hawks got into the playoffs as the fourth seed in the East.

With the help of Al Horford, the Hawks progressed  to the second round where they were eventually swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Al Horford missed the second Game of the series as a result of  injury he suffered .

Al Horford had an outstanding season in 2009 to 2010, emerging as  the first Hawks draft pick to earn an All-Star berth after Kevin Willis in 1992.

In November 2010, Al Horford signed a  $60 million worth contract extension with the Hawks a lasting for five years.

At the 2011 NBA All-Star Weekend, Al Horford was an All-Star for the second consecutive year, he was also a member of the Atlanta team that won the Shooting Stars Competition.

In 77 games in 2010 to 2011, Al Horford averaged of 15.3 points, 9.3 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 1.0 blocks and 0.8 steals (.557 FG%, .500 3FG%, .798 FT%).

Al Horford topped fifth in the NBA in field goal percentage, 28th in blocks and 16th in efficiency (22.5), and was also one of the top all-around rebounders in the league.

Horford ended with 11th in rebounds, seventh in defensive rebounds (7.0) and tied for 24th in offensive rebounds (2.4), and  had 36 double-doubles (tied for ninth in NBA), with a 20/20 game.

Al Horford  earned the Third-Team All-NBA, with a 44–38 record, the Hawks got into the playoffs as the fifth seed in the East, and scaled through to the second round again, losing 4–2 to the Chicago Bulls.

Al Horford’s Injury-shortened season (2011 to 2012)

As a result of  the 2011 NBA lockout, the 2011 to 2012 season did not start until December 2011.

Al Horford played in the Hawks’ first 11 games of the season but missed the final 55 as a result of a torn left pectoral muscle he suffered in January 2012, over the Indiana Pacers.

In January 2012, Al Horford went for a muscle repair surgery, he was ruled out for three-to-four months.

The Hawks got into the playoffs as the fifth seed in the East with a 40–26 record, Al Horford missed extra three playoff games and got back to action in Game 4 of the Hawks’ first round series over the Boston Celtics.

Al Horford played out the series, a series the Hawks lost 4–2.

Al Horford’s Career-best season (2012 to 2013)

In 2012 to 2013, Al Horford began all 74 games he appeared in, averaging a career-high 17.4 points, career-high 10.2 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 1.1 blocks and career-high 1.1 steals in just 37.2 minutes.

Al Horford had 43 double-doubles (20 20-point/10-rebound games), with one in points and assists, and scored 20-plus points in nine straight games form February 11th  to March 3rd  for the first time in his career.

In November 2012, Horford  earned the  Eastern Conference Player of the Week being the first time in his career, and in February 2013, he scored a career-high 34 points in a 102–91 victory over the Utah Jazz.

The Hawks got into the playoffs as the sixth seed in the East with a 44–38 record. In the Hawks first round match-up  over the Indiana Pacers, they  lost  4–2 despite a playoff career-high 16.7 points for each game from Al Horford over the six games.

Al Horford’s Second Injury-shortened Season (2013 to 2014)

Al Horford through the first 29 games of the 2013t o 2014 season  posted nine double-doubles and scored in double-figures 28 times, with 13 20-point outings and a 30-point game.

through the stretch, Al Horford averaged a career-best 18.6 points for each game, but unfortunately suffered a shoulder injury in December , 2013 which sidelined him throughout the season.

The injury was thought to be a “bruised right shoulder” at first but it  turned out to be a total tear of his right pectoral muscle requiring a season-ending surgery.

Al Horford was unable to play in the postseason that the Hawks lost in the first round to the Indiana Pacers.

Al Horford’s Return to All-Star form (2014 to 2016)

From 2014 to 2015, Al Horford played in 76 regular season games, more frequently ever-since the 2010 to 2011 season.

In December 2014, Al Horford earned the  Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played from December 15 through December 21.

In January 2015, Al Horford  recorded his first career triple-double with 21 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in a 105–87 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers.

Al Horford Six days after was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played from January 12 through January 18 and in January 2015, Al Horford achieved his third All-Star nod as a reserve for the Eastern Conference in the 2015 NBA All-Star Game.

From 2015 to 2016, for the first time in his career, Al Horford played in all 82 regular season games, and  in November 2015, he scored 26 points and did a career-high four three-pointers in a 106–98 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans.

In December, Horford scored 16 points over the Los Angeles Lakers, extending his streak of double-digit games to 22, and setting a career high.

In February 2016, Al Horford was chosen  injured Chris Bosh’s replacement on the 2016 Eastern Conference All-Star team, thereby  marking his fourth All-Star pick.

That same month, Al Horford had his 200th career double-double with 13 points and 16 rebounds in an 87–76 victory against the Charlotte Hornets.

The Hawks got into the playoffs as the fourth seed in the East with a 48–34 record, they progressed to the second round and were swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers for the second straight year.

Al Horford with the Boston Celtics (2016 to 2019)

In July 2016, Al Horford emerged as  an unrestricted free agent, and the Hawks were looking forward to signing a new contract with him but they committed much of their salary cap to for Dwight Howard, so a max offer was required to land Al Horford.

Al Horford signed a $113 million deal with the Boston Celtics in July covering for four years and said he was hoping to work with Celtics head coach Brad Stevens and the whole team to bring a championship trophy back to Boston.

In October 2016, Al Horford did his debut for the Celtics in their season opener, he scored 11 points in a 122–117 win against the Brooklyn Nets.

Al Horford played the team’s first three games of the season, he missed nine games with a concussion, and got back to action in November recording 18 points and 11 rebounds in a 94–92 win against the Detroit Pistons.

In March 2017, Al Horford scored a season-high 27 points in a 105–99 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers.

Al Horford almost had a triple-double with 21 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists in a 123–111 win in Game 1 of the Celtics’ second-round playoff series against the Washington Wizards.

In November 2017, Al Horford got back from a two-game absence with a concussion, scoring 21 points on 8-of-9 shooting to sustain the Celtics to defeat the Toronto Raptors 95–94 for their 12th straight win.

Al Horford had 14 points and a career-best 11 assists in a 116–111 victory against the Phoenix Suns in December, and a couple of days later, he had 20 points, nine rebounds and eight assists in a 111–100 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.

In February 2018, Al Horford  did a 15-foot fadeaway jumper at the buzzer leading the Celtics to a 97–96 victory against the Portland Trail Blazers, and ended with 22 points and 10 rebounds.

In Game 1 of the Celtics’ first-round playoff series over the Bucks, Al Horford recorded 24 points and 12 rebounds in a 113–107 overtime victory.

Al Horford in Game 7, recorded  26 points and eight rebounds in a 112–96 victory over the Bucks, thereafter, the Celtics progressed to the Eastern Conference Finals, where they lost in seven games by the Cavaliers.

In October 2018, Al Horford recorded 14 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists in a 113–101 loss to the Raptors, then in December, Horford missed seven games with a sore left knee.

In December 2018, Horford scored 18 points with a career high-tying five 3-pointers in a 112–103 victory against the Memphis Grizzlies. In February 2019  he had 21 points and a season-high 17 rebounds in a 98–97 loss to the Bucks.

Al Horford recorded his second career triple-double with 19 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists in a 110–105 victory against the Miami Heat in April.

Al Horford With The Philadelphia 76ers (2019 to 2020)

In July 2019, Al Horford signed a four-year, $97 million with the Philadelphia 76ers, as an unrestricted free agent, with $12 million in bonuses contract.

In November 2019, he scored a season-high 32 points in a 114–109 loss to the Phoenix Suns.

Al Horford with Oklahoma City Thunder (2020 to 2021)

In December 2020, Al Horford was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder, and his arrival came 3 months after Billy Donovan his former college coach, left the Thunder.

In March 2021, the Thunder announced that Horford would sit out the rest of the season as the team focused on developing its younger players, like Moses Brown, Isaiah Roby and Tony Bradley.

Al Horfords’s Return to the Celtics (2021 to Date)

In June 2021, Al Horford was traded to Boston, alongside Moses Brown, and a 2023 second round draft selection from the Thunder for guard Kemba Walker.

In March 2022, Al Horford led the Celtics to a victory against the Memphis Grizzlies, with a season-high 21 points and 15 rebounds.

In May 2022, Al Horford in a Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals scored 22 points along with 16 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 blocks and zero turnovers in a 103–101 loss against the reigning champions Milwaukee Bucks.

A couple of days after, Al Horford scored a playoff career-high 30 points along with 8 rebounds on 11-of-14 shooting from the field and  had a playoff career-high 5-of-7 shooting from three in a 116–108 Game 4 victory to tie the series at 2–2.

In May 2022, Al Horford got to the NBA Finals for the first time in his 15-year career when the Celtics beat the Miami Heat in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals, 100–96.

Al Horford emerged as the first Dominican to get to the NBA Finals, and in a Game 1 of the Finals, he led the Celtics to a 120–108 victory against the Golden State Warriors with 26 points and six rebounds.

At the Finals, Al Horford  hit six 3-pointers, and set an NBA record for most threes made by a player in his Finals debut.

Horford’s team, the Celtics led in a 2–1 series , however they lost in 6 games despite his 19-point, 14-rebound outing in the 103–90 close-out loss in Game 6.

In December 2022, Al Horford signed a 2-year, $20 million extension deal with the Celtics.

Career at National Team

Al Horford joined the the Dominican Republic national basketball team in 2008, he won a bronze medal at the FIBA Americas Championship, and bagged the All-Tournament Team honors in 2011.


Al Horford is one of the most successful basketball players alive. Starting his career at a quite early age and being able to sustain it in winning or losing or even in fitness and injury is quite commendable.

Concerning his current financial status, Al Horford net worth will increase drastically that it is now especially for the fact that he is the highest-paid Latin American basketball player .


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