Al Horford

Al Horford – T-Mobile Magenta Carpet At The 2011 NBA All-Star Game – L.A. Live – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – – Photo Credit: Allen Berezovsky / PR Photos

Birth Name: Alfred Joel Horford Reynoso

Place of Birth: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Date of Birth: June 3, 1986

Ethnicity: Bahamian, Dominican Republic [African, Spanish, Taino]

Al Horford is a Dominican Republic-born professional basketball player. He plays for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has also played for the Atlanta Hawks, the Philadelphia 76ers, and the Oklahoma City Thunder. He is nicknamed “Big Al.”. He is 6′9″.

He is the son of Arelis Reynoso and Tito Horford (Alfredo William Horford), who is also a professional basketball player, and who was the first Dominican-born NBA player. His uncle, Kelly Horford, played college basketball, and his brother, Jon Horford, plays professional basketball. In college, Al played for the Florida Gators.

His grandfather was Bahamian.

Al is married to model, actress, and musician Amelia Vega, with whom he has five children. Al is fluent in Spanish. He belongs to the Church of God Ministry of Jesus Christ International.


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