Chris Long

Chris Long biography
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Interesting Biography Facts

Real name

Christopher Howard


American football defensive end for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League

Birth Date

March 28, 1985


35 years

Zodiac Sign



Santa Monica, California, United States


School: University of Virginia



Chris Long family members

Father's Name

Howie Long

Mother's Name

Diane Addonizio

Siblings names

Kyle Long (brother), Howard Long, Jr. (brother)

Is Chris Long a gay/bisexual?


What is Chris Long marital status?


Who is Chris Long wife?

Megan O'Malley

When did get married?

June 22, 2013

How many children does he have?

1 (son Waylon James Long)


Chris Long wife

Megan O’Malley

 Megan O'Malley wife

Date of birth: March 26, 1986

Megan Ann O’Malley grew up in Moorestown, New Jersey. Like her husband, she is a big fan of sports. The truth is that Megan’s father made a short career in baseball. He performed for the Atlanta Braves. In her young years the woman practiced lacrosse and was very successful in it. Megan joined her sports activity with lessons at Moorestown high school. She grew up with two siblings.

Megan attended the University of Virginia and played for the female lacrosse team there. She participated in lacrosse championship program. Meg performed for the female University team till 2007 (the year of her graduation). The woman refused from her career ambitions after meeting the main man in her life – an NFL player Chris Long.

Megan said “Yes!” to the celebrated football player Chris Long at a sweet wedding ceremony in Charlottesville, VA. After that Megan changed her surname, and now she is known as Megan Long.

In 2016 the couple welcomed their first kid. Nowadays Megan stays at home and cares about her small son, while her husband plays for Philadelphia Eagles. By the way, Megan is a big fan of the team.

Chris Long kids

Waylon James Long (son)

Waylon James Long (son)

Date of birth: March 2, 2016

Chris Long and Megan O’Malley were looking forward to the day, when they finally would see their first kid. When it happened, Chris shared great news with his fans through social media.

As for now, Waylon is 2 years old, and he is the only kid in Chris and Megan family. The boy is very cute and is not afraid of the camera. His parents share his photos through Instagram. Beautiful Waylon James always smiles on pics.


Who are Chris Long parents?

Howie Long (father)

Howie Long (father)

Date of birth: January 6, 1960

Everyone knows that good kids start from good parents. With such a father, Chris Long had no choice – he had to become successful. Howie was born in Charlestown, Boston. He shared in his interview that he grew up in tough conditions, when most of kids smoked, used drugs and participated in robberies. Soon Howie’s parents moved to Milford, MA, where he attended a high school. At a high school Howie started to play football. He practiced other kinds of sports too.

Howard Matthew Moses Long (the born name of Chris’s Long dad) continued his sports career during his years at Villanova University. In spite of the fact, that the talented young man got degree in communication technologies, he decided to go another way and make football the main business in his life. Howard was drafted in 1981 by the Oakland Raiders. He performed for the team during long 13 years.

In fact, Howard put 100% of efforts on the field. Chris Long was a very emotional player. According to his fans memories, he was crying after unsuccessful game against Chicago Bears in 1985.

Having gained a number of awards, including a Super Bowl, Howard decided to retire. An incredibly handsome man, he changed the focus of his career and turned into an actor and TV host. He made cameo appearance in popular TV series “Beverly Hills, 90210”, acted in “Broken Arrow” and “Malcolm in the Middle”. Currently he serves as sports analyst at Fox channel.

Diane Addonizio (mother)

Diane Addonizio (mother)

Date of birth: 1962

Although Diane Addonizio went into the limelight after her marriage to an American football star Howie Long, it doesn’t mean, that her life hadn’t been interesting before this event.

Chris Long mother was born in Red Bank, NJ. She attended a high school there and after that studied law in the college. She got her diploma, so Chris Long mom is a lawyer by profession. But Diane didn’t work after her marriage, so she has no practice in her profession.

On June, 27 in 1982 Diane Addonizio tied a knot with her boyfriend of 3 years, an NFL player Howie Long. He was a debutant at that time, so it’s possible to say, that he climbed a success ladder, taking his beautiful wife by hand.

Howard and Diane have three sons. Each of them is connected with NFL, but just two of them are players.


Chris Long siblings

Kyle Long (younger brother)

Kyle Long brother

Date of birth: December 5, 1988

Kyle Howard is Chris Long younger brother. Like his father and sibling, Kyle decided to devote his life to American football. And he turned to be really successful in this area.

Kyle was born in Ivy, VA and got initial preparation at St. Anne’s-Belfield School. At school the boy learnt various kinds of sciences and joined it with participation in school sports team. He was coached by John Blake.

Soon it was obvious, that Kyle inherited his father’s talent to sports. Being a senior school pupil, he took part in All-American game. That year Kyle set a record among junior players. During his final years at school Kyle Long played both football and baseball, and was successful in each area.

He got the baseball scholarship at Florida University and continued practicing various kinds of sports there.

He started playing professionally in 2013. That year Kyle was drafted by the Chicago Bears and till now he performs for this team. During 6 seasons with Bears, Long proved that he was one of the best players in his team. He collected a number of accolades, including All-Pro guard title. Although in 2017 Kyle was put in team reserve for numerous traumas, his fame hasn’t gone dim.

Kyle and Chris Long are friends. Very often they spend time together.

Howard Long, Jr. (younger brother)

Howard-Long,-Jr. brother

Date of birth: 1990

Howard Jr is the only son of Howie and Diane Long, who hadn’t become an NFL player. He played American football at a high school and then continued practicing it in college, but after graduation he chose management. As for now, Howard’s life is connected with NFL, but he just manages the Oakland Raiders, he doesn’t play for them.

Interesting and fun facts

  1. Previously Chris Long played for New England Patriots. He won a Super Bowl as the part of the team.
  2. Chris’s father, Howie Long, tells that he didn’t want his sons to pursue American football as a career. Howie tells that it’s a great game, but it’s not safe, and he didn’t want his kids to be involved in it. But his sons Kyle and Chris chose this uneasy way – and now Howie is proud of them.
  3. Chris’s Long’s mother Diane drove a car with a stick on it “3 Boy Zoo”, when her sons were school pupils.
  4. Chris Long and his brothers gather in their parents’ house on weekends. Chris is in good terms with his siblings, but sometimes they have disputes and become rude. In this situation their father Howie tells them to come down. “I am not so strong to break you up”, he tells.
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