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Al Horford Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Al Horford Quick Info
Height 6 ft 10 in
Weight 111 kg
Date of Birth June 3, 1986
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Eye Color Dark Brown

Al Horford is a Dominican professional basketball player who is best known for his career with the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He used to play college basketball for the Florida Gators and was later drafted by the Atlanta Hawks during the 2007 NBA draft. He has also played for teams like Philadelphia 76ers and Oklahoma City Thunder in the past. During the course of his career, Al has participated in several tournaments such as the Southeastern Conference tournament, FIBA Americas Championship, and has been the recipient of numerous honors such as the SEC tournament’s ‘MVP’.

Born Name

Alfred Joel Horford Reynoso

Nick Name


Al Horford Playing for Atlanta Hawks in November 2013
Al Horford Playing for Atlanta Hawks in November 2013

Sun Sign


Born Place

Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic


Boston, Massachusetts, United States


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Al Horford attended the Grand Ledge High School. After graduating, he got enrolled at the University of Florida on an athletic scholarship. He graduated from the university in 2007.


Professional basketball player


  • Father – Tito Horford (Former professional basketball player)
  • Mother – Arelis Reynoso
  • Siblings – Anna Horford (Younger Sister) (Social media star), Maria Horford (Younger Sister), Josh Horford (Younger Brother), Jon Horford (Brother)


Al Horford is managed by Bill Duffy since October 2015.


Power Forward / Centre

Shirt Number

  • 15 – Atlanta Hawks
  • 42 – Boston Celtics




6 ft 10 in or 208 cm


111 kg or 245 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Al Horford has dated

  1. Nia Riley (2008-2009) – According to reports, Al Horford was going out with model and reality TV star, Nia Riley in 2008 as they were pictured out and about on a couple of occasions. However, their relationship came to an end in 2009.
  2. Amelia Vega (2009-Present) – Al Horford first met model and beauty queen Amelia Vega, who is well known for being the first woman of Dominican origin to win the Miss Universe title, in 2006 at the Latin Pride Awards. They began dating almost 4 years after having met for the first time. When they did start dating, Horford was sure that Amelia was the one he was going to marry. In 2011, they got married in a lavish and romantic wedding ceremony. In February 2015, she gave birth to their son, Ean. In 2016, they welcomed a baby girl, Alia, into their family. They also have 2 other kids named Ava Horford Vega (b. 2018) and Nova Horford Vega (b. 2021). In June 2022, it was revealed that they were expecting their 5th child together.

Race / Ethnicity


He has Bahamian and Dominican ancestry.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Tall height
  • Athletic physique

Best Known For

Being a successful and popular basketball player, having turned out for Atlanta Hawks and Boston Celtics.

First NBA Match

He made his professional NBA debut in the 2007-2008 season for Atlanta Hawks.

First TV Show

In 2008, Al Horford made his first TV show appearance on the sports talk show, Rome Is Burning.

Personal Trainer

To keep himself fit during the off-season, Al Horford goes for a host of cardio workouts. He relies on hot yoga to improve his flexibility and agility, which serves him well during the season and makes his body injury-free as well. He also loves indulging in boxing and sparring workout sessions. His other preferred cardio activities include swimming and cycling.

For a professional athlete, a healthy breakfast is a must. His preferred off-season breakfast comprises of eggs, oatmeal, quinoa, turkey bacon, fruits, and orange juice. He is a huge fan of the high protein content of quinoa. On a game day, he eats salad and pasta and drinks a lot of water. To make sure that he eats healthy while traveling, he carries trail mix, pistachios, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches along.

His typical daily diet during the season is as follows –

  • Breakfast – Maple berry oatmeal, zucchini benedict, mixed green salad, and chicken breakfast sausage
  • Lunch – Creamy polenta, wilted spinach, microgreen salad, and steak Diane
  • Dinner – Cilantro rice, avocado salad, bun-less oregano turkey burgers
  • Snack – He relies on high protein dishes to curb his hunger in between meals. He loves almond butter and rice cakes, homemade lemon pepper chicken wings, and chicken meatballs.

Overall, his diet is mostly dairy and gluten-free. He usually consumes somewhere between 3500-4000 calories per day.

Al Horford Favorite Things

  • Off the Court Workout Routine – Biking
  • Post-Game / Post-Workout Meal – Pasta Bolognese with Chicken
  • Dish – Butternut Squash Lasagna (Gluten-free and dairy-free)
  • Childhood Players – Grant Hill, Tim Duncan, and Shaquille O’Neal

Source – Fit NBA, USA Today

Al Horford Facts

  1. In June 2007, he was snapped up by Atlanta Hawks in the NBA Draft as the third overall pick. They signed him on a rookie scale contract.
  2. In November 2010, the Atlanta Hawks inked a contract extension with him worth $60 million, which secured his stay with them for 5 more years.
  3. In 2012, he had to miss out on a significant portion of the season after having torn his left pectoral muscle. He had to undergo surgery to speed up the healing process.
  4. In July 2016, the Boston Celtics signed him up as a restricted free agent on a four-year contract worth $113 million.

Featured Image by Keith Allison / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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