Willy Hernangómez - Updated Feb 2024

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Madrid, Spain

Willy Hernangómez

Willy Hernangómez is a popular Spanish basketballer who plays for the Spanish national team and NBA team New Orleans Pelicans. Willy Hernangómez is also a celebrity son of Guillermo Hernangómez Heredero and Margarita Geuer; and a celebrity sibling of Andrea and Juancho Hernangomez.

Early Life

Willy Hernangómez was born on 27 May 1994 and he is currently 29 years old. He hails from Madrid, Spain, and his zodiac sign is Gemini. Likewise, his full name is Guillermo Gustavo “Willy” Hernangómez Geuer.

Talking about his family, his parents are Guillermo Hernangómez Heredero and Margarita Geuer. Likewise, he has two siblings namely Andrea Hernangomez and Juancho Hernangomez. Both of his siblings are also professional basketball players. On the other hand, both of Willy’s parents are also former basketball players.

Willy Hernangómez

Caption: Willy Hernangómez and his family posing for a photo on his sister’s graduation day. Source: Instagram

Net Worth 2024

Moving on, Willy has a net worth of more than 5 million dollars. This young basketballer acquired his net worth and earnings through his active and successful career as a basketball player who has played for the NBA teams as well as the Spanish national team over the years.

Brand Endorsements

Willy Hernangómez has collaborated with various brands and companies to use, endorse, and advertise their products and services. He has also shared or endorsed works by popular personalities on his Instagram profile.

He often shares the amazing work of photography by the popular photographers Layne Murdoch Jr. (@murdograph) and Alberto Nevado (@alberto_nevado_p).  Likewise, he has also worked with Volvo Car España (@volvocares), Tommy Hilfiger, Wild Hunter (@wildhunter.style), Off-White (@off____white), etc.

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Caption: Willy Hernangómez posing for a photo with one of Volvo Car España’s products XC90. P A S. Source: Instagram


Professionally, Willy is a professional basketball player. As such, Willy plays for the National Basketball Association (NBA) team New Orleans Pelicans. Besides his playing career, he is also known for appearing in Hustle, NBA on YES, and The NBA on TNT. 

As a basketball player, this personality was considered one of the best prospects of Real Madrid and he played his 1st two seasons on its reserve team. In the summer of 2013, Real Madrid loaned this player to Cajasol Sevilla with whom he extended his agreement for one more season in the next summer.

Then on 17 July 2015, Willy returned to Real Madrid and played for the senior team from 2015 to 2016. In his lone full season for the senior team, Willy averaged 5.7 points and 3.3 rebounds in 34 games in the Spanish ACB League.

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Caption: Willy Hernangómez during a basketball game playing for the Spanish national team in September 2022. Source: Instagram

More Details

Similarly, this basketballer was declared for the 2015 NBA draft. Subsequently, the Philadelphia 76ers selected him with the 35th overall pick. Later on, Willy’s rights were traded to the New York Knicks on draft night.

On 8 July 2016, this basketballer signed with the New York Knicks. Then on 25 October 2016, this player made his debut for the Knicks in their season opener. Likewise, this player was assigned to the Westchester Knicks – New York’s D-League affiliate on 7 November 2016.

Further, this player had a career-high 16 rebounds in a 103–95 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on 25 January 2017. Then on 1 February 2017, Willy had 16 points and 16 rebounds in a 95–90 win over the Brooklyn Nets. At the season’s end, Willy was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team.

Furthermore, this player was traded to the Charlotte Hornets in exchange for Johnny O’Bryant III and two future second-round draft picks on 7 February 2018. Then on 30 November 2020, this basketballer signed with the New Orleans Pelicans with whom he still plays as of September 2022.

National Teams

Talking about his journey with the national team, he was a member of the junior national teams of Spain. As such, he played at the 2012 Albert Schweitzer Tournament. There, Willy was named to the All-Tournament Team.

Likewise, this basketballer also played at the 2011 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship. There, Hernangómez won a gold medal. Similarly, this basketballer won a silver medal and also was named to the All-Tournament Team at the 2014 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship.

Moreover, this personality also has been a member of the senior Spain national basketball team. With Spain’s senior national team, Willy played at the EuroBasket 2015. There, Willy won a gold medal. Similarly, this basketballer won a bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Further, this player also played at the EuroBasket 2017 and won a bronze medal once again.

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Caption: Willy posing for a photo with the Spanish national basketball team in September 2022. Source: Instagram

Relationship Status

Willy is most probably single and not involved in any romantic relationships. This basketballer has not shared any information or social media posts hinting at his love affairs, possible relationships, and controversies related to his love life.

Willy Hernangómez – Body Measurements

Willy stands tall at an approximate height of 6 feet 11 inches or 2.11 meters and his weight is around 250 lbs or 113 kgs. Likewise, Willy has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color.

Willy Hernangómez – Social Media

Talking about his social media presence, Willy joined Twitter in June 2011 and so far has over 81.8K followers on his @willyhg94 account. Likewise, he is available on Instagram under the username @willyhernangomez. As of September 2022, this profile has garnered over 359K followers.

Similarly, he has more than 41K followers on his “Willy Hernangómez Geuer” Facebook profile while writing this biography. On TikTok, his username is @willyhernangomez. As of September 2022, this profile has garnered over 119.6K followers and 1.4 million likes.