Howie (Howie-AKA Sweet D) Dwaine Dorough parents are Hoke, a police officer, and Paula, a housewife. He admits that he was treated differently from the rest of his brother and sisters; he was someone special. Howie does not have a shy bone in his body. He's supremely confident yet modest, and he is always happy to make sure the Backstreetboys remain most popular vocal groups. He was very close with his late sister, PollyAnna. Howie did a little acting in some movies. He likes to dance that been his passion. Howie's been the group's chief ambassador to a world of new fans. He doesn't like team sports too much. He prefers to water-ski or play racquetball. Howies recently indulged in then ultimate sporty car a new Chevrolet Corvette. His favourite trashy thrill is watching antics of guests on the Jerry Springer Show. He takes the longest to get dress, very finicky about his clothes. He has a phobia of heights like Brian. He has a laptop computer. He loves stomach-crunches before bed. An energetic dancer with a gift for taking the band's music to new audiences.
Full Name: Howard Dwaine Dorough
Nicknames: Howie, Howie D., Latin Lover and Sweet D.
Birthday: August 22, 1973
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida
Shoe Size: 9 (mens)
Pants Size: 32, 30
Height: 1.70 m, 5' 7"
Car: Mazda 626
Musical Instrument: Guitar
Favorite Music: Soul and R&B
Pets: Christopher the dog and Oscar the cat
Favorite Colognes: CK One and Escape for Men
Favorite TV show: Fresh Prince of Bel Air
Current Residence: Orlando, Florida
Astrological Sign: Leo
Family: 4 older brothers and sisters, John, Pollyanna, Caroline and Angie
Favorite Food: Asian
Favorite Color: Purple
Favorite Musicians: Bobby Brown and Jon Secada
Favorite Book:The Firm by John Grisham
Favorite Movie:Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Favorite Film Star: Tom Hanks
Favorite School Subject: Math
Hobbies: Weightlifting, water skiing, dancing, movies and raquetball
Early Jobs: Howie was in the movie Parenthood and Cop and a Half. He did community theatre and was in Disney World commercials
Other languages: Spanish
What he looks for in a girl really likes blondes
good sense of humor
He dreams of having a huge Catholic wedding and 3 kids!
Dream Date: a candlelight dinner, then a movie or dancing, then ending with a long walk on the beach!