Tyler Herro

Tyler Herro

Biography of Tyler Herro

Tyler Herro is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 2020 after being selected by the Heat in the first round of the 2019 NBA draft with the 13th overall pick. Tyler is considered the best rookie player in the 2020 NBA.


Despite being a Rookie, he has already established a huge name in the NBA  due to his unique scoring ability. On September 20, 2020, Tyler Herro Made history by joining Kobe Bryant in Elite Playoff Record and became the 2nd-most in a playoff quarter by a player at age 20 or younger since play-by-play began in 1997 by Kobe Bryant.  

Early Life and Family 

Tyler Herro was born on 20th January 2000 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the USA. His birth name is Tyler Christopher Herro. His nationality is American while his ethnicity is white. He is a follower of Christianity. Aquarius is his zodiac sign.

Herro was born to his father Chris Herro and mother Jen Herro. He has got two brothers named Austin Herro and Myles Herro. He graduated from Whitnall High School in Greenfield, Wisconsin.

After his high school graduation, Tyler enrolled at the University of Kentucky and played for the college basketball team.  

Personal life and Instagram Model Girlfriend 

The 20 years old, Tyler Herro is an unmarried guy. However, he is not single. He is currently dating Katya Elise Henry who is a model. Katya is also an Instagram star having 7.7m followers. She resides in Miami. 

Tyler and Elise first met in March 2020 and began dating. The two enjoyed their time at the NBA bubble in Walt Disney World after Tyler's team Heat got a victory over NBA No.1 Milwaukee Bucks on September 9, 2020. In early July 2020, a TikTok video of Tyler and Katya twerking ended up going viral. It was then shared by the NBA Central Twitter account, where it amassed another 586,000 views.

How tall was Tyler Herro High School?


Tyler Herro has a tall stature and Athletic build body. He has an incredible height of  6 ft 5 inches tall and weighs 88 Kg.

Furthermore, he has a fade hairstyle which is black in color. Likewise, he has a brown eye color. He maintains his body by doing exercise regularly. Overall, he has got a healthy and fit body. 

Net worth and Salary

Being a professional basketball player, Tyler Herro is earning a decent amount of salary. Being a key player  for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA), he is paid a whopping salary of

$3,640,200 per season and which is in increasing trend in the coming days. Over the course of his four-year contract, he will be earning up to $16 million. He also earns an additional amount of money through his multi-year shoe endorsement contract with Nike. Furthermore, Tyler has got a newly brought mansion in Miami.  He drives S-Class S63 AMG 2020 Mercedes which is worth $200,000. As of 2020, his net worth is estimated to be $100,000. 

Facts About Tyler Herro

  • #1In his senior season, he was named to the First Team All-State as he averaged 32.9 points, 7.4 rebounds, 3.6 assists, and 3.3 steals per game.
  • #2Tyler shot better than 50 percent from the floor and 43.5 percent from behind the three-point line.
  • #3He made more than 2000 points during his high school career.
  • #4Despite his desire to play for the University of Wisconsin, he switched to the University of Kentucky in 2017.
  • #5He is the only player on the college team to play the entire 37 games for the University of Kentucky.
  • #6He became famous during an NCAA game against Arkansas Razorbacks on February 27, 2019.
  • #7Tyler Herro NBA journey began on October 23, 2019.
  • #8His first NBA match was against Memphis Grizzlies.
  • #9His fellow rookies in the 2019 draft voted him the best shooter in the class.
  • #10The best Tyler Herro highlights was in his fourth game with Miami Heat on October 29, 2019 and on that day the shooting guard scored 29 points against Atlanta Hawks.
Tyler Herro
Quick Facts of Tyler Herro
Celebrated Name Tyler Herro
Age 20 years old
Nick Name Tyler Herro
Birth Name Tyler Herro
Birth Date 2000-01-20
Gender Male
Profession Basketball Player
Nationality American
Birthnation America
Place of Birth Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the USA
Ethnicity White
Famous for for playing Shooting guard for Miami Heat in NBA
Residence Miami
Horoscope Aquarius
Father Chris Herro
Mother Jen Herro
Brother Austin Herro and Myles Herro
Sexualorientation Straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Katya Elise Henry
Height 6 ft 5 inches
Weight 88 Kg
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Hair Style Fade
Body Build/Type Athletic
Net Worth $100,000
Salary $3,640,200 per season
Source of Wealth professional basetball career and endorsement deal
Coach Erik Spoelstra
Ranking 13th overall pick in 2019 NBA draft
Record the first player in NBA history born in the 2000s to appear in an NBA Conference Final
Position Shooting guard
Team Played Kentucky Wildcats (2018-2019), Miami Heat (2019-2020)
Current Team Miami Heat
Jersey Name Herro
Jersey Number 14
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