Full Name: Howard Dwaine Dorough
Shoe Size: 8
Nicknames: Howie D., Sweet D., Latin Lover
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida
Residence: Orlando, Florida
Birthdate: August 22, 1973
Astrological Sign: Leo
Marital Status: Howie and Claudia broke up. He's said to be dating a girl named Minda....
Best Love Matches: Libra, Aries, Sagittarius, and Gemini girls
Family Status: Parents- Hoke & Paula; brother- John; sisters- Pollyana, Caroline (died of lupus in 1998), Angie
Car he drives: Corvette
Favorite Color: Purple
Favorite Foods: Asian food; Mom's home cooking
Favorite Breakfast: Pancakes with maple syrup
Favorite Drinks: Iced tea & Sprite
Favorite Ice Cream: Oreo Cookies & Cream
Favorite Car: Corvette
Favorite Sports: swimming, racketball, surfing, weight lifting, water skiing
Hobbies: clubbing, dancing, working out, movies, hanging out with his Boys
First Album Bought: Michael Jackson's "Thriller"
Favorite Music: Prince, Jon Secada, Celine Dion, Bobby Brown, Michael Jackson, Al B. Sure, Phillip Bailey, soul and R&B music
Favorite Song: "Unchained Melody" by Righteous Brothers
Favorite Movies: The Outsiders, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Favorite Actress: Demi Moore
Dream Women: Salma Hayek, Cindy Crawford, Brooke Shields
Favorite Actor: Tom Hanks
Favorite Book: The Firm by John Grisham
His Hero: His mom, who has supported him from the beginning
Favorite TV Shows: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Married... With Children
Accessories: silver bracelets, earring in left ear, silver chains
Favorite Clothes: Tommy Hilfiger
Favorite Item of Clothing: his vest; he has forty at home
Favorite Colognes: Cool Water and CK One
Favorite School Subject: Math
Least Fave Subject: English
Favorite Childhood Memory: "Spending Christmas with my family"
Favorite Getaway Place: "To my family's house in Orlando or Puerto Rico"
What he looks for in a girl: Howie likes girls who have a positive attitude, being supportive, upbeat, and ambitious
Favorite Saying: "Cheers!"
Favorite Sports Team: Montreal Expos
Early Jobs: Howie had roles in the movies "Parenthood" and "Cop and a Half". He also did a lot of community theater as well as a commercial for Disney World.
Major Turn-Off: Selfish people, racism, prejudice
What he thought he'd be: A police officer
Self-Discription: "I'm a honest, sincere person who cares a lot about other people and their feelings."
Best Quality: "Being a perfectionist"
Worst quality: "Being a perfectionist... and sleeping late"
Historical era he would like to visit: "The 1950's because I love their style of music ans living back then."
If he were an inanimate object, he would be: "I would be a car because I like living in the fast lane."
Who he would like to ask out on a date: Cindy Crawford
What he brings on the road: "My book bag, which has my whole house in it! CD player, CD's, cassette player, Spanish books, sunglasses- I have everything and anything!" He also brings a pocket-sized tape recorder and records his thoughts and observations.
Most Prized Possession: "My family and my career."
Secret Confession: Howie sleeps in his underwear!
Secret Disguise: A baseball cap
Secret Dream: To cruise around the Carribean in a sailboat!
He's most likely to: Invite you for a moonlight walk on the beach. Howie's such a romantic!
Dream Date: "Going out for a candlelight dinner, then to the movies, out dancing."