Tyler Herro is an American professional basketball player of the NBA team Miami Heat. Before that, he begin to play basketball since his high school and then for college. He finished his collegiate career-high 29 points, making 9 out of 10 field goals and all of 6 free throws in February 2019. Additionally, he played college basketball for one year with the Kentucky Wildcats.
Furthermore, the Miami Heat selected him in the first round of the 2019 NBA Draft with the 13th overall pick. In 2020, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team. Moreover, he became the youngest player to start an NBA Finals game at 20 years, 256 days and eight days younger than Magic Johnson. Also, in 2022, he was named the NBA Sixth Man of the Year.
Caption: The NBA player, Tyler Herro.
Tyler Herro: Bio, Family, & Career
The basketball player was born on 20 January 2000Greenfield, Wisconsin, U.S.A. He was born as the son of his parents Jen and Chris Herro. Additionally, it is reported that he bought a Gucci bag for his mother after his first contract with NBL. He has two younger brothers, Austin and Myles, both of whom also play basketball. He has a nationality of American and belongs to the white caucasian ethnicity.
Regarding his education, he joined Whitnall High School in Greenfield, Wisconsin where he joined school basketball team. In his senior year, he was named to the First Team All-State since he had got average 32.9 points, 7.4 rebounds, 3.6 assists, and 3.3 steals per game. After that, he joined the University of Wisconsin-Madison, however, he has received from other universities including DePaul University and Arizona State University.
He later choose to play for Kentucky and signed a letter of intent on 14 November 2017. The player finished his college career-high 29 points, making 9 out of 10 field goals and all of 6 free throws in February 2019. He declared for the 2019 NBA Draft in his fina years of college eligiblility.
The Miami Heat selected him with the 13th overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft on 20 June 2019. On 10 July 2019, they signed Herro and made his NBA debut on 23 October 2019 against the Memphis Grizzlies winning wit a victory of 120-101. In September 2020, he became the first player in NBA history to born in 2000s appearing in the NBA Conference Finals game.
Tyler Herro: Personal Life & Girlfriend
The 22-year-old is in a relationship with his longtime girlfriend, Katya Elise Henry. They started dating in 2020 and seem to be in a serious lovey-dovey relationship. Since they are expecting a child announced on 5 June 2021 and welcomed their firstborn, a daughter Zya Elise Herro on 14 September 2021. Moreover, his girlfriend is a popular social media influencer who has gained over 7 million followers as of May 2022.
Caption: Tyler Herro and his girlfriend with their baby.
How Much Does Tyler Earn From his Career?
The NBL players are on average the highest-paid athletes in the world, according to Statista.com. Further, the average player salary is roughly $7 million. Also, their revenue comes from promotions, sponsorships, and advertisements.
Furthermore, Tyler has signed a 4-year contract with a signing amount of $17,188,836 with the Miami Heat. It includes a $17,188,836 guaranteed amount as well as an annual average salary of $4,297,209. His basic salary in 2022-23 will be $5,722,116, with a cap hit of $5,722,116 and a dead cap value of $5,722,116. Therefore, he has an estimated net worth of around $5 million.
Tyler Herro: Social Media Profiles & Body Measurements
He has a verified Instagram account @nolimitherro with 2.3 million followers. On Twitter, he has a verified account @raf_tyler with 347.4k followers. Also, there are several accounts under his name has over 100k followers.
The basketball player has a strong and fit body that has unknown body measurements of chest or waist. His body stands to a height of 6 feet 5 inches or 1.96 meters and weighs around 88 kg. Further, she has brown eyes color with black hair color.