Dwight Howard said his 6-years-old son’s mom, Melissa Rios, died

Jackson Alle
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Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, told the reporters that his son David’s mother had died, and he was mourning the loss of Melissa Rios, son’s mother. He told reporters this on Friday.  

Melissa Rios
Dwight Howard said his 6-years-old son’s mom died, Melissa Rios
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His girlfriend, Rios, died on 27 March due to epileptic seizures in California. 

Howard said on a video conference call that he had had some things that had been challenging to manage in his personal life. His son’s mom, Melissa Rios, had passed away on 27 March a month and a half ago, and to understand how to talk to his 66-years-old son was not easy. It was not easy to talk about the whole situation with him. 

I needed to attempt to disclose it to him in the best manner conceivable, Howard said. In any case, even the way that he’s as yet young, he, despite everything, wouldn’t be able to understand. 

He added that then he was trying to find ways to bring analogies to life and his mom, and how she would always be there with him. He would not know how to deal with it.

Howard has five children. He said spending time with his children has given him comfort during an uneasy time. 

Howard has attended the funeral of Rios with their son in Nevada. Because of the current situation, many funeral arrangements have been limited, and attendees are honored with social distancing measures.

Who is Dwight Howard?

Dwight Howard is an American professional basketball (Los Angeles Lakers). He is an

  • Eight-time All-Star
  • Five-time All-Defensive Team member
  • Eight-time All-NBA Team honoree
  • Three-time Defensive Player of the Year

Children: Five

Date of Birth: 8 December 1985 

Current Age: 34 years

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Height: 2.11 m

Current team: Los Angeles Lakers 

NBA draft: 2004 

Salary: 23.18 million USD (2017)

Melissa Rios
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How much is Dwight Howard worth?

Dwight Howard net worth: Dwight Howard has a net worth of $140 million. He is an American professional NBA player who has won many awards and one of the top players in the NBA league.

Does Dwight Howard have a wife? 

Dwight Howard did not marry. But he had many girlfriends and have five children from different girlfriends—the first son of the player born in 2007. 

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