Ryan Howard

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Ryan Howard is an American former baseball player. Ryan Howard is well-known for committing all his playing years to the MBL club Philadelphia Phillies.

Early Life

Ryan Howard was born on 19th November 1979 and he is currently 43 years old. Howard hails from Florissant, Missouri, and his zodiac sign is Scorpio. Likewise, his full name is Ryan James Howard.

His parents are Cheryl Howard and Ron Howard. Similarly, he has three siblings namely Corey Howard, Chris Howard, and Roni Karen Cowley. Among his siblings, Corey is his fraternal twin.

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Caption: Ryan Howard posing for a photo with his son Darian. Source: Instagram

Ryan Howard – Education

Talking about his educational journey, Ryan attended Lafayette High School and Missouri State University (aka Southwest Missouri State). At the latter institution, this personality played college baseball for the Bears from the year 1998 to 2001. From the former institution, he graduated in the year 1998.

Ryan Howard – Career

Professionally, Ryan Howard is a former baseball player. As such, Howard is famous as “the Big Piece” and was a baseball first baseman. This former professional baseball spent his entire Major League Baseball career with Philadelphia Phillies. He played for this team from 2004 to 2016.

Likewise, Ryan is famous for being the fastest player in baseball history to reach 100 home runs and 200 home runs. Similarly, this former baseballer also holds a number of Phillies franchise records.

Talking about the beginning, this personality made his MLB debut in the year 2004. Then in 2005, Ryan won the National League (NL) Rookie of the Year Award. The next year, he won the NL Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award. I In the years 2006, 2009, and 2010, this former player was a three-time NL All-Star.

Similarly, this personality won the Silver Slugger Award, the NL Championship Series MVP Award, and Hank Aaron Award, in the year 2009. This former player is recognized for his power and he is also a member of the 50 home run club.

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Caption: Ryan Howard attending a baseball game of his former team Philadelphia Phillies. Source: Instagram

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Further, this personality was a two-time NL home run champion in 2006 and 2008 respectively. Also, Ryan became the fastest player to reach both the 100 and 200 home run milestones in MLB history.

Likewise, Howard is tied with Sammy Sosa for the most National League 140 RBI seasons at three as well as the most National League 130 RBI seasons at four. By the time he reached 30 years old, Ryan had hit 222 home runs in 732 games.

Besides being a baseballer, Howard is also an author who has written six children’s books with co-authors Erwin Madrid and his wife, Krystle Howard. Similarly, he announced in May 2017 that he had started a new role as a Partner at SeventySix Capital – which is a Philadelphia-based venture capital firm led by Wayne Kimmel and Jon Powell.

Ryan Howard- Net Worth 2023

Moving on, Ryan has a net worth of around $130 million US dollars. His past career as a baseball player and his present involvements as an author and businessperson directly influences his earnings and net worth.

Relationship Status

Ryan Howard is a happily married guy. His wife’s name is Krystle Campbell and they tied the knot on 1 December 2012 in Maui. His wife Krystle is a former Philadelphia Eagles cheerleader. Likewise, Mr. and Mrs. Howard has three daughters and the youngest of them is Ariana. News about Ariana was shared on 6 April 2019 when Mrs. Howard was still pregnant. From his previous relationship, Ryan has a son named Darian Alexander. His son Darian was born on 26 January 2001.

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Caption: Ryan Howard posing for a photo with his wife and daughters. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

Ryan Howard stands tall at an approximate height of 6 feet 4 inches or 193 cm and his weight is around 256 lbs or 116 kgs. Likewise, Howard has dark brown eyes and black curly hair.

Social Media

Talking about his social media presence, Ryan Howard joined Twitter in April 2011 and so far has over 210.5K followers on his @ryanhoward account. Likewise, his username on Instagram is @ryanhoward_006. As of August 2022, this profile has over 65K followers.  Similarly, he has earned over 166K followers on his “Ryan Howard” Facebook profile.