Kevin Huerter: Career, Net Worth, Family & Personal Life

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Kevin Huerter is an American professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Atlanta Hawks traded Kevin to Sacramento Kings on July 6, 2022, in exchange for Justin Holiday, Maurice Harkless, and a future 1st round pick.

Kevin is the man that owns both the gift and devotion when it comes to playing basketball.

Huerter started playing basketball during his high school days and showed reliable gameplay, and joined the university basketball for the Maryland Terrapins.

His dream to play in the NBA finally came in 2018 when Atlanta Hawks recruited him as the 19th overall pick.

Kevin Huerter, The Shooting Guard For The Kings
Kevin Huerter, The Shooting Guard For The Kings (Source: NBC Sports)

The Atlanta Hawks shooting guard showed his skill in the mid-stage. He broke records every time he marched his foot.

The article concerns Kevin Huerter’s bio, age, net worth, family, and personal life. We will dive into his social media presence as well.

For now, let us check his quick facts.

Kevin Heurter | Quick Facts

Full Name Kevin Huerter
Date Of Birth 1998, August 27
Place Of Birth Albany, New York
Nick/Pet Name Red Mamba
Religion Unknown
Nationality American
Ethnic Belonging White
Father’s Name Tom Huerter
Mother’s Name Erin Huerter
Number Of Siblings Thomas Jr., Jillian, and Meghan
Education University of Maryland
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Age 24 Years Old
Height ‎6’7″/2.01 m/201 cm
Weight 86 kg/190 lb.
Eye color Brown
Hair Color Ginger
Shoe Size Unavailable
Body Measurement Unknown
Figure Athletic
Marital Status Un-Married
Girlfriend Elsa Shafer
Children No
Occupation Shooting Guard
Net worth $1 Million
Salary $14,508,679
Active Since 2018
Teams Sacramento Kings

Atlanta Hawks (former)

Social Handle Instagram, Twitter
Last Update March 2023

Kevin Huerter | Age, Height, & Body

Kevin celebrates his birthday on the 27th of August every year. He was born in 1998 and is 24 years old.

The blooming NBA player stands at 6 feet 7 inches (2.04 meters) and weighs around 86 kg (189.5 pounds).

Huerter has an impressive wingspan, not as long as his other rivals, but it is pretty lengthy.

Huerter Making A Dunk Shot
Huerter Making A Dunk Shot (Source: Bleacher Report)

His tall personality and muscular build have helped him to play in major leagues. Not only Kevin’s physique but also his tactical skills are equally responsible for his hit career.

To be able to play at a high level requires both talents and skills. We can see that Huerter is lucky enough to have them both.

Kevin Huerter | Early Life

Kevin is one of the four kids of his father, Tom Huerter, a former basketball player, and a loving mamma, Erin Huerter.

In 1989, his dad Tom directed Siena College to its major NCAA competition.

Kevin Playing With His Sister In The Driveway
Kevin Playing With His Sister In The Driveway (Source: Times Union)

Huerter was upraised in Clifton Park, New York, together with his brother, Thomas Jr., and two sisters, Jillian and Meghan.

As per his nationality, he is an American by birth and fits a white ethnic group.

About his zodiac sign concerned ones, his zodiac sign is Virgo, and people with this sign are believed to be punctilious, imaginative, consistent, and enduring.

Growing up in NY, Kevin went to Shenendehowa High School in the exurbia of Albany, Saratoga Region, where he jolted off his basketball career.

Throughout his school career, he guided his team to its second state tournament. The glorious boy set the national counting record as a high ranker and was named Mr. New York Basketball.

Later, he joined the University of Maryland only to advance his unprofessional career. Huerter chose the Terrapins over the other 20 offers he had.

He got a starting spot as a newcomer with a regular of 9.3 points and 4.9 rebounds each season. After that, he amplified his assembly as a sophomore and recorded 14.8 points, and averaged 5 rebounds each game.

Kevin Huerter | Career

College Career

Kevin started on a college football team as a freshman. In his freshman season, he averaged 9.3 points and 4.9 rebounds per game. After his first season, he was included in the United States team for the 2017 FIBA under-19 Basketball World Cup.

In sophomore year, Huerter was doing better than ever. He averaged 14.8 points and 5 rebounds per game.

Kevin wears jersey number 4
Kevin Wearing #4 During His College Career (Source: Maryland)

Kevin showed a marvelous performance throughout his college season and was named honorable mention All-Big Ten.

Professional Career

Atlanta Hawks (2018-2022)

After Alex’s brilliant college career, he declared for the 2018 NBA Draft without an agent and was called to participate in the NBA Draft Combine.

Later, he announced on his Instagram account that he would leave Maryland and enter the NBA Draft.

Kevin worked out with the Los Angeles Lakers and thought of hiring an agent to remain in the draft. On 30th May 2018, he successfully placed himself in the NBA before his final two years of University eligibility.

The shooting guard got the breakthrough after being picked by Atlanta Hawks in the 2018 NBA Draft on June 21, 2018, as the 19th overall pick and signed with the Hawks on July 1, 2018.

Kevin Shooting A Three Pointer
Kevin Shooting A Three-Pointer (Source: Sports Illustrated)

After debuting with Atlanta Hawks in the NBA, Kevin bagged his first 20-point game against the Indiana Pacers on December 31, 2018. However, his team lost 116-108 to the Pacers.

Heurter continued his brilliant performance, and on January 11, 2019, he recorded a season-high 29 points against the Philadelphia 76ers. During his rookie season, he played 75 games for the Hawks, averaging 9.7 points and 3.3 rebounds.

The ‘Red Mamba’ was voted to the All-Rookie Second Team after his impressive rookie season.

The shooting guard scored a playoff career-high 27 points in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals to lead his team to their first Eastern Conference Finals since 2015.

Huerter signed a 4-year/$65 million rookie contract extension with the Hawks on October 18, 2021.

Sacramento Kings (2022 – Present)

The small forward was traded to the Sacramento Kings for Maurice Harkless, Justin Holiday, and a future first-round pick.

Kevin Huerter | Career Stats

Regular season

Year
Team
GP
MPG
PPG
FG%
3P%
RPG
APG
SPG
BPG
2022-23
Kings
31
31.7
15.5
46.4
38.9
3.2
2.9
1.1
.3
2021-22
Hawks
74
29.6
12.1
45.4
38.9
3.4
3.4
.7
.4
2020-21
Hawks
69
30.8
11.9
43.2
36.3
3.3
3.5
1.2
.3
2019-20
Hawks
56
31.4
12.2
41.3
38.0
4.1
3.8
.9
.5
2018-19
Hawks
75
27.3
9.7
41.9
38.5
3.3
2.9
.9
.3
Career
 
274
29.6
11.4
43.1
37.9
3.5
3.2
.9
.4

Regular season

Year
Team
GP
MPG
PPG
FG%
3P%
RPG
APG
SPG
BPG
2022
Hawks
18
31.0
11.1
.428
.389
3.8
2.8
.8
.9
2021
Hawks
5
30.7
9.2
.362
.363
3.0
3.8
1.2
.6
Career
 
23
30.9
10.7
.414
.333
3.7
3.0
.9
.8

Kevin Huerter | Net Worth

Huerter has collected an income of $26,246,679 from his entire NBA career.

The Kings’ shooting guard is estimated to have a net worth of $2 million as of 2023.

He signed a 3-year/$4,614,492 agreement with Atlanta Hawks in 2018; the rookie was provided a base salary of around $2.5 million.

That season, the son of Tom Huerter was the 13th best-paid player of the Atlanta Hawks, although Kent Bazemore, Jeremy Lin, and Miles Plumlee were amongst the highest-paid players.

Kevin And Malik During Their Signing Event
Kevin And Malik During Their Signing Event (Source: FOX40)

Huerter signed a 4-year contract extension worth $65 million with an annual salary of $16.25 million with the Atlanta Hawks on October 18, 2021. 

After being traded to the new team, Sacramento Kings, Kevin is estimated to bag around $14.5 million in the 2022-23 season.

Below is the list of his income in the years to come.

Year Base Salary
2023-24 $15,669,643
2024-25 $16,830,357

Besides his agreements and contracts, Huerter also accumulates some income by endorsing brands and sales from his jersey.

Net Worth of Kevin Huerter in Different Currencies

Let’s look at Kevin Huerter’s net worth in different currencies, including BitCoin. 

Currency Net Worth
Euro 1,882,320
Pound Sterling £1,661,080
Australian Dollar A$2,963,358
Canadian Dollar C$2,716,970
Indian Rupee 165,621,000
BitCoin ฿120.81

Kevin Huerter | Personal Life

Kevin’s pet name is “Red Mamba.” It could have been derived from his red hair; the meaning isn’t exactly clear, though.

Huerter was engaged in baseball as a youngster for the Babe Ruth League team, and his father coached his team.

They ended third at the 2013 14U World Series. Kevin was a colleague of Ian Anderson in the Babe Ruth League and high school baseball.

His brother had also played for Siena College with him when they were young.

The shooting guard’s favorite basketball superstar is Dwyane Wade, so he used to wear jersey #3 in his remembrance. He wears jersey no. 9 for the Kings.

Kevin Huerter | Girlfriend

Huerter is growing and happy with his new NBA job that hangs him entirely in the specialized part of life. In that process, the talented young player enjoys keeping his love life away from the limelight.

According to the sources, Kevin Henry is not married but has a girlfriend. When Kevin is not around the basketball court, he devotes his time to his beautiful lover Elsa Shafer,

The duo met each other at the University of Maryland. She graduated from Maryland in 2020.

Kevin Huerter With His Girlfriend
Kevin Huerter With His Girlfriend (Source: Instagram)

Elsa is Wolfgang Shafer’s sister, a graduate associate football trainer at Middle Tennessee State University.

The couple seems to be too much in love with one another. He and his girlfriend were seen together visiting different places. Huerter wasn’t very open about the relationship until their pictures surfaced in 2019.

They look adorable together, and we wish them all the best.

Kevin Huerter | Social Media

Huerter is active on social media, especially Instagram. He has a considerable amount of followers on Twitter as well. We can’t see too much of a brand endorsement in his account.

On Twitter, Kevin posts about games, clubs, and matches he will perform on.

You can find him on Instagram under the handle @kevin_Huerter and on Twitter @KevinHuerter.

Instagram: 122k followers

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Kevin Huerter | FAQs

What are his career high points?

Huerter scored a career-high 29 points while shooting 5-8 from three-point range while playing for the Hawks.

What is the defensive rating of Kevin?

Kevin has a defense rate of 115.8 in his career.

What jersey number does Hueter wear?

He wears jersey Number 9 for Sacramento Kings. However, he used to wear the number 3 during his time with Atlanta Hawks.

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