Kevin Huerter Biography

Kevin Huerter

Quick Facts About Kevin Huerter

Celebrated Name Kevin Huerter
Age 22 Years
Nick Name Kevin
Birth Name Kevin Joseph Huerter
Birth Date 1998-08-27
Gender Male
Profession Basketball Player
Nationality American
Birth Nation America
Place Of Birth Albany, New York, United State
Ethnicity American-white
Race White
Religion Christian
Horoscope Virgo
Father Tom Huerter
Mother Erin Huerter
Siblings 3
High School Shenendehowa High School
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Elsa Shafer
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Basketball career
Net Worth $1 million
Salary $2,307,246 per year
Height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Body Type Athletic
Hair Color Light brown
Eye Color Dark brown
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Kevin Joseph Huerter, professionally known as Kevin Huerter is an American professional basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is a shooting guard who was taken with the 19th overall pick of the 2018 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. He entered the NBA out of the University of Maryland, where he was an honorable mention All-Big Ten selection in his sophomore year. He previously set the state scoring record while playing at Shenendehowa High School. Kevin also helped lead the U.S. to gold at the 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championship. 

Famous For

  • Being an American professional basketball player.
  • Being the player for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Kevin Huerter Scoring The Ball

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Where is Kevin Huerter from?

Kevin Huerter opened his eyes for the very first time on 27th August 1998 in Albany, New York, United State. As he took birth in the U.S, he holds American nationality and he belongs to the American-white ethnicity. He was conceived with the real name of Kevin Joseph Huerter in a Christian religious family. Kevin's race is white and his zodiac sign is Virgo. His present age is 22 which he celebrated back in 2020. Kevin is the son of his father, Tom Huerter, and his mother, Erin Huerter. He has a brother (Thomas Jr.) and two sisters (Meghan and Jillian).

Huerter was educated at Shenendehowa High School in Clifton Park, New York, a suburb of Albany located in Saratoga County. 

What does Kevin Huerter do for a living?

  • Kevin Huerter began his basketball career at his high school where he led the school to its second state championship after which he committed to play college basketball for Maryland on 7th September 2015, choosing the Terrapins over 20 offers. He was considered a four-star recruit by the end of his high school career.
  • Later he earned a starting position as a freshman, averaging 9.3 points and 4.9 rebounds per game on the season, and was selected to the United States team for the 2017 FIBA Under-19 Basketball World Cup, where the team finished third.
  • He increased his production, scoring 14.8 points and averaging 5 rebounds per game, and was named honorable mention All-Big Ten at the close of the season.

American professional basketball player, Kevin Huerter

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Professional Career

  • Kevin declared his eligibility for the 2018 NBA draft without an agent following his sophomore season at Maryland as well as he was selected to participate in the NBA Draft Combine.
  • Also, he was selected with the nineteenth overall pick by the Atlanta Hawks in the 2018 NBA draft on 21st June 2018 whereas on the 1st July of the following year he officially signed with the Hawks.
  • His first 20-point game came against the Indiana Pacers on 31st December 2018, during which he scored 22 points in a 116-108 loss.
  • He then scored a season-high 29 points against the Philadelphia 76ers in a 123-121 victory on 11th January 2019.
  • Huerter was voted to the All-Rookie Second Team at the end of the 2018-2019 NBA season.
  • He also scored a playoff career-high 27 points in Game 7 of the Conference Finals against the Philadelphia 76ers.

Awards and Achievements

  • NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2019)
  • Mr. New York Basketball (2016)

Who is Kevin Huerter Girlfriend?

Kevin Huerter is an unmarried basketballer whereas he is in a romantic relationship with his beautiful girlfriend Elsa Shafer who is the daughter of former player and current American football coach Scott Shafer. There is a greater possibility of his marriage after all he seems happy in his relationship with his girlfriend. Concerning Kevin's sexual orientation, he is straight.

Kevin Huerter and his girlfriend Elsa Shafer

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What is the Net Worth of Kevin Huerter?

Kevin Huerter is a versatile basketball player who has a net worth of $1 million as of 2021. He also earns a fine amount of salary which is around $2,307,246 per year. In his short professional time also, he has established himself an identity already. Like many young adults of today's, he's also superbly ambitious and continues to work even harder to reach his set objectives. In addition, his major source of income is his basketball career.

What is the Height of Kevin Huerter?

Kevin Huerter is a handsome guy who has a tall height of 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m). He has 190 lb (86 kg) of body weight with an athletic body build. Kevin has light brown hair and dark brown eyes color. His ethnic background is probably one of the reasons for his bold and extremely attractive personality.

Did You Know?

  • Kevin was raised in Clifton Park, New York.
  • He set the state scoring record while playing at Shenendehowa High School.
  • He helped lead the U.S. to gold at the 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championship.
  • He was teammates with small forward Justin Jackson at the University of Maryland.
  • He was taken with the 19th overall pick of the 2018 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks.