Juancho Hernangomez is a Spanish professional basketball player who plays for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He previously represented Spain’s senior team and played for Estudiantes in the Liga ACB. He is also an actor, known for Hustle (2022), The NBA on TNT (1988) and Access Hollywood (1996) and has won the hearts of his viewers through his fantastic acting.
Juancho Hernangomez Early Life
Juancho Hernangomez was born on September 28, 1995 in Madrid and now he is 27 years old. His father, mother, brother and sister are all current or former basketball players, and he grew up in a basketball-loving household. Juancho’s older brother, Willy Hernangómez, is a member of the New Orleans Pelicans, while his younger sister, Andrea Hernangómez, is a member of the Fairfield University Stags. Margarita Geuer Draeger, his mother, is a four-time Liga Femenina champion and winner of the FIBA European Champions Cup. There is not much information about Juancho’s academic life. But it is known that he did his education in his hometown. After that, he entered an accredited university to complete his graduation.
Juancho Hernangomez Biography
|Real name||Juan Alberto “Juancho” Hernangómez Geuer|
|Date of birth||September 28, 1995|
|Age (from 2022)||26 years|
|Profession||Professional basketball player|
|Height||in feet inches – 6′ 9” – in Centimeters – 206 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 97kg- in pounds – 214 pounds|
|Father||Guillermo Hernangomez Heredero|
|Mother||Margarita Geuer Draeger|
|Who is his girlfriend?||†|
Juancho Hernangomez Career
Juancho Hernangomez currently plays for the NBA franchise Utah Jazz as a power forward. He started his professional career with CB Las Rozas in 2007 with the youth teams of CB Las Rozas. He later joined a Real Madrid youth squad and played with the team until moving to Club Baloncesto Majadahonda for the following years. Hernangómez earned his first professional deal with CB Estudiantes in 2012, and he played for their second team until 2014, when he was promoted to the first team. In 2015 he represented Spain in the European U-20 Championship. In 2013, Hernangómez competed in the FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship in Latvia with the Spanish Under-18 basketball team. He was part of the Under-20 team for the next two years, competing in the FIBA Europe Under- 20 Championship. Juancho’s career took a big step forward when his name appeared on the NBA’s list of early entry candidates in 2016. He was chosen by the Denver Nuggets and has since played for the Minnesota Timberwolves, Boston Celtics and San Antonio Spur. Juancho suddenly caught the attention of the national media, not because of his gameplay, but because of his amazing acting in Netflix’s Hustle. He portrayed the struggles and obstacles of Bo Cruz, the star of the film and he nailed the role completely.
Juancho Hernangomez Social media
Juancho has amassed millions of followers on his social media account. His Instagram account is called @juanchiviris41 with over 160,000 followers and his Twitter account of the same name has over 48.5k followers. Fans love to keep up to date with his posts and stories.
Juancho Hernangomez Private life
Juancho seems to be a very personal man and has kept his personal life behind closed doors. There is no information about his past relationships. According to sources, he is currently unmarried and can play basketball on his own court most of the time.
Juancho Hernangomez Net worth
As a professional basketball player, Juancho Hernangomez has accumulated quite a bit of money over the years. Basketball is his main source of income, but he also earns money from his acting profession. Together with his brother Willy and sister Andrea, he also runs Campus Hernangómez, a basketball training camp in Spain. While the exact figures of his salary are not known, his net worth is estimated at around $10 million.
- After an impressive 2015-16 season with Estudiantes, Juancho was named the recipient of the ACB Best Young Player Award
- In 2013, he participated in the European U-18 Championship for Spain.
- In April 2016, Juancho was named to the International Early Entry Candidate List for the 2016 NBA Draft.