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About Tyler Herro
Tyler Herro is a pro-American basketball player who plays as a shooting guard for the Miami Heat in the NBA. In the 2019 NBA draft, he was the 13th pick in the first round, and the Miami Heat picked him. He was in the “NBA All-Rookie Second Team.” His jersey number in Miami Heat is 14. He was on the college basketball team Kentucky Wildcats.
|Tyler Christopher Herro
|Date of Birth
|January 20, 2000
|Christopher Herro and Jennifer Herro
|Professional Basketball Player (Shooting Guard)
|Katya Elise Henry
|US $1.5 million
Tyler Herro’s full name is Tyler Christopher Herro. He was born to parents Christopher Herro and Jennifer Herro on January 20, 2000, in Milwaukee. He has two brothers, namely, Austin Herro and Myles Herro. He was a proficient player in school, but his mother wanted him to choose something else as a profession. His father, however, was fully supportive and loved basketball. He completed his high school education from Whitnall High School, which in Greenfield, Wisconsin.
In his high school basketball career, Tyler Herro played as a shooting guard for Whitnall High School. He was in the “First Team All-State” in his senior year. Tyler had an average of 32.9 points per game. He averaged 7.4 rebounds per game, and with it, 3.6 assists and 3.3 steals per game. Tyler had over 50% shot from the floor and made 43.5% of the three-pointers Tyler took. He ended his high school career with an impressive score of more than 2000 points.
With an impressive high school run, he was set for an excellent future in the sports and got offered many scholarships. From all the scholarship offers from various colleges, he picked the University of Wisconsin. The commitment 2as made in 2016. However, he de-committed in October of the following year. He later went on to play for the Kentucky Wildcats. Kentucky signed him on November 14 of 2017. Herro was the only player that played all thirty-seven games on the starting five. He scored 29 points, his highest in college against Arkansas Razorbacks. Also, They won the game 70-66. He averaged 14 points with 4.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game. He was announced to be a part of the 2019 NBA Draft on April 12 of 2019.
Miami Heat picked Herro on June 20, 2019. He was voted as the best shooter in 2019 by the draft class. Tyler made his NBA debut against Memphis Grizzlies on October 23, 2019; Miami Heat won the game with a 120-101 victory. Hero didn’t start for the fourth game but scored 29 points. The game was against the Atlanta Hawks and played on October 29; they won 112-97. Herro sustained an ankle injury and had to sit out from the Rising Stars game. He sunk 30 points, a career-high, against OKC on August 12. The play resulted in a 116-115 defeat.
He is the first player to make it to an NBA Conference Final being born in the 2000s. He is the fourth player under 21 to score more than 30 points in the playoffs. He scored a career-high of 37 points in the 4th game of the 2020 Eastern Conference Finals. With it, he set the record of most points by a rookie under 21 in a Conference Final. So far, he has played 55 games in the NBA and has started in 8 games; with an average of 27.4 minutes per game, he has a field goal percentage of 428. He averaged 13.5 points per game from 2019 to 2020.
There’s the rumor that Tyler is in a relationship with Katya Elise Henry. She is a model and an influencer.
Height, Weight, and Age
Tyler Herro stands 1.96 meters tall and weighs approximately 88 kg. As of September of 2020, he is 20 years old.
Tyler Herro is active on social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram, among others. He has 238.5k followers on Twitter and 1.6 million followers on Instagram as of September 2020.
Tyler Herro’s net worth is estimated to be around US$ 1.7 million as of September 2020. He earns US$ 3,640,200 annually via playing for the Miami Heat. He signed a two-year contract worth US$ 7,462,440 with them.