Tyler Herro Dating Status; His Age, Family, Contract, Height & Facts

Tyler-Herro
Published Date: 23 Aug, 2020 Updated date: 23 Aug, 2020 By Daniel Roffer

Tyler Herro is making his father’s basketball dream comes true. He is the new emerging talent on NBA and the credit goes to his dad, who has been a source of inspiration for him.

Tyler Herro is an American professional basketball player, who plays as a Shooting Guard/ Small Forward for the NBA team, Miami Heat. He played college basketball at the University of Kentucky for a season.

Tyler Herro Bio; Age, Parents, Brothers, Nationality

Tyler Christopher Herro was born on 20 January 2000 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the United States that makes him 20 years of age. An American by nationality, he is the eldest of three sons of parents Christopher Herro and Jennifer Herro. His father Christopher was a basketball player, who got Division I scholarship offers from Florida State and Saint Louis University. However, a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) ended his basketball career.

The NBA player has two younger brothers; Austin and Myles Herro. The 16-year-old Austin plays high school basketball for the Whitnall varsity basketball team.

College, Height, Weight

Tyler attended Whitnall High School in Greenfield, Wisconsin, where he played high school basketball.  There, he was one of 54 players selected for the USA Basketball Junior National Team minicamp during his senior year.

After graduation, he committed to the University of Kentucky on 14 November 2017. He played college basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats for the 2018-2019 season. In all 37 games for the Kentucky Wildcats, he averaged 14.0 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 2.5 assists. The shooting guard stands at a height of 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 meters) and has a body weight of 195 lbs (88 kg).

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His NBA Career; Miami Heat

Tyler was selected by the Miami Heat with the 13th overall pick in the 2019 NBA draft on 20 June 2019. Subsequently, he made his NBA debut with the Miami Heat in a 120–101 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on 23 October 2019.

Herro missed the Rising Stars game during the All Star Weekend due to an ankle injury. Following his return, he scored a career-high 30 points during a 116-115 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on 12 August 2020.

Contract & Salary

The player signed a rookie contract with the Miami Heat on 10 July 2019. The contract is 2 years and worth $7,462,440.

He is set to earn the salary of $3,640,200 during his first NBA season and $17,188,836 over the life of the contract.

His Dating Status; Girlfriend

Well, the 20-year-old is rumored to be dating a model named Katya Elise Henry. Katya, aged 26 is a fitness model with more than 7.6 million followers.

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It looks like the duo enjoyed their time together, which was evinced by the social media post. Tyler was reportedly seen enjoying in a boat with Katya in July 2020. However, they are yet to confirm their relationship so far.

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Some Interesting Facts About Tyler Herro

  • While at the University of Kentucky, Tyler was voted the Southeastern Conference Newcomer of the Year by the Associated Press for the 2018–19 season.
  • He purchased a $5,000 Gucci purse for his mother after signing his rookie contract with the Miami Heat.
  • He signed a multi-year shoe endorsement contract with Nike in August 2019.
  • In his spare time, he loves playing the popular online video game, Fortnite.
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