Willy Hernangomez Biography

( 1994 - )
November 20, 2018
First published on:November 20, 2018
by Mandy Rhods

Facts of Willy Hernangomez

Date of Birth: 1994, May 27
Age: 25 years old
Birth Nation: Spain
Height: 6 Feet 11 Inch
Birth Name Guillermo Gustavo Hernangómez Geuer
Birth Place Madrid, Spain
Famous Name Willy Hernanagomez
Horoscope Gemini
Father Guillermo Hernangomez Heredo
Mother margarita Geuer Dreger
Net Worth $2 million
Salary $1.5 million
Past Team New York Knicks, Real Madrid
Siblings 2
No. of Twitter Followers 64K
No. of Instagram Followers 270k
Position in Team Center
Current team Charlotte Hornets
Nationality Spanish
Profession Basketball player
Currently Married No

Willy Hernangomez is a Spanish born professional basketball player who currently plays for the Charlotte Hornets of National Basketball Association. He plays in the center position.


Hernangomez began his career in 2011 and he has played for the national basketball team representing Spain as well. Let's take a look at his wiki to gain information regarding his early life, career, net worth, personal life, family and more. 

Willy Hernangomez Early Life

Guillermo Gustavo Hernangomez Geuer was born on May 27, 1994, in Madrid Spain. His parents are Guillermo Hernangomez and Margarita "Wonny" Geuer Draeger. Both of them are former professional basketball players.

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It was so great to have my mom in New York City with me!!! I will miss her making me dinner and folding my laundry ! But I'm excited to see her when she comes back! Muchas gracias Mama!

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Hernangomez has a brother named Juancho Hernangomez who plays for the basketball team Denver Nuggets. He also has a sister named Andrea Hernangomez. The basketball player is of Spanish nationality. Furthermore, there is not much information regarding his education.

Willy Hernangomez Career

Willy Hernangomez began his career with Euro League team Real Marid in 2011. considered as one of the best prospects of the team, he played his first two seasons on its reserve team. Hernangomez was then loaned to Cajasol Sevilla in 2013.

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The basketball player returned to Real Madrid on July 17, 2015, and played for their senior team for a full season. In his lone season for Real Madrid, Hernangomez averaged 5.7 points and 3.3 rebounds in 34 games in the Spanish ACB League.

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Hernangomez was then selected by Philadelphia76ers as the 35th overall pick during the 2015 NBA Draft. However, his rights were later traded to the NewYork Knicks and Hernangomez signed with the Knicks on July 8, 2016. He made his debut for the team on October against Cleveland Cavaliers. 

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The basketball player had a career-high 16 rebounds in a 103-95 loss to the Dallas Maverick on January 25, 2017. Later, Hernangomez was named as the replacement for the injured Emmanuel Mudiay in 2017 Rising Stars Challenge. He was named Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month in April 2017. 

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At the end of 2017 season, Hernangomez was named to the NBA All-Rookie First team. On 7th February 2018, he was traded to the Charlotte Hornets in exchange of Johnny O'Bryant III and two future second-round draft picks. 

National Team Career

Hernangomez was part of the junior national team with whom he won a gold medal at the 2011 FIBA Europe Under 18 Championship and later a silver medal at the 2014 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. 

As a member of the senior Spanish basketball team, Hernangomez won a gold medal at Euro Basket 2015. He later won a bronze at the 2016 Summer Olympics as well as Euro basket2017. 

Willy Hernangomez Personal Life

Talking about his personal life, Willy Hernangomez currently seems single. There have been no rumors regarding his dating life. He likes to keep his relationships quite private. So, far Hernangomez has not admitted to having a girlfriend or partner. 

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The basketball player is close to his family and friends. He likes spending time with the people he loves. However, Hernangomez is yet to reveal if he has a special someone in his life. Perhaps, the young player is much more focused on his career instead of his dating life. 

The media has not reported his affairs so far. Hence, we can assume that Hernangomez is a single man. He could be dating someone privately however, it has not been revealed yet.

Willy Hernangomez Net Worth

Willy Hernangomez has made a fortune from his successful career as a basketball player. He had signed a $5.8 million contract with the New York Knicks. Currently, his base salary with Charlotte Hornets is $1.5 million.

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Hernanagomez lives a luxurious lifestyle. He also owns Mercedez Benz cars and has deals with the brand. It is estimated that his net worth is around $2 million at the moment. 

Willy Hernangomez Facts

Tteh young basketball player is currently 24 years old. He has a standing height of 6 feet 11 inches and he weighs 116 kgs. Hernangomez has quite a fan following on his social media accounts like Instagram and Twitter. Moreover, his career stats can be found on various websites.

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