Who Is Te'a Cooper? Get To Know Dwight Howard's Fiancee

By Staff Writer | Updated On: 08 Mar, 2020
Who Is Te'a Cooper? Get To Know Dwight Howard's Fiancee

Te'a Cooper is an American collegiate basketball player playing for the Baylor Bears from Baylor University.

Beginning her career at the University of Tennessee in 2015, she transferred to the University of South Carolina (USC). There, she has played for various regional level games. She is mainly credited for leading her team in scoring at 11.9 points per game and for being second on the team with 66 assists in her final season.

Te'a Cooper's Wiki

Te'a Cooper was born in New Jersey, the US, to mother, Kindall, and father, Omar. Later, she grew up in Powder Springs, Georgia, with her three siblings; Mia, Sharife, and Omar Jr. 

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She completed her college education at the University of Tennessee and the University of South Carolina. Also, she is Baylor University's graduate.

Dating Life: Engaged!

Te'a Cooper is engaged to Dwight Howard. 

The couple's relationship was public only in 2019 when they began to share their photos on social media. Dwight also announced that he is going to marry Te'a via an Instagram post (now deleted).


Te'a Cooper (left) and her fiancè Dwight Howard (right) (Photo Credit: Peter G. Aiken and Zhong Zhi/ Getty Images)

The pair has 13 years age difference since Dwight is 34-years old, whereas Te'a is only 21-years old (as of March 2020).

According to a tip on a sports blog by an anonymous tipster, the couple met when Te'a was still in high school as an underage girl. The tipster also wrote that Dwight was supposed to be her and other girls' mentor, and during that time, they began dating.

Who Is Dwight Howard?

Dwight Howard is an American professional basketball player serving as an NBA center player for the Los Angeles Lakers. He was awarded three straight NBA Defensive Player of the Year Awards (from 2009 to 2011) and was selected for eight straight All-Star games (from 2007 to 2017).

Until now, he has played with various teams, including Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks, and Charlotte Hornets

He was born on 8th December 1985 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Fiancè's Past Relationships 

From his relationship with five different women, Dwight Howard has five children; Braylon, Jayde, Layla, David, and Dwight III. 

Dwight dated Tiffany Render from 2008 to 2010, and during that period, they welcomed a daughter named Layla. While he was still dating Tifanny, from 2009 to 2011, he dated two women; Hope Alexa and Royce Reed. A daughter Jayde is from his relationship with Hope, whereas a son named Braylon is from Royce. 

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After that, Dwight began a relationship with Christine Vest and also welcomed a son named Dwight David Jr., followed by another relationship with Marion Denise Douglas during 2012. In the same year, he also remained in a short-lived relationship with Camilla Poindexter.