Walter Herrmann Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Wife, Marriage

Walter Herrmann

Walter Herrmann is a well-known professional basketball player from Argentina. He is most known as the player for Obras Sanitarias. He is a striker for San Lorenzo de Almagro, wearing jersey number 1.

Quick Facts

Full Real NameWalter Herrmann
Age (as of 2024)44 years old
Professionbasketball player
Date of birthJune 26, 1979
Place of BirthVenado Tuerto, Sante Fe
Net worth$1.5 million
Height (approx.)6 ft 9 inches
Weight (approx.)102 Kg

Walter Herrmann Age & Early Life

Walter was born on June 26, 1979, in Venado Tuerto, Sante Fe. He is of German descent and has Argentine citizenship. He is the son of Hector Herrmann (father) and Maria Cristina (mother). Walter Herrmann Heinrich is his birth name. He was reared by his younger sister. He has had a keen interest in basketball activities since infancy. There isn’t much information available regarding his early life or schooling system.

Walter Herrmann Height & Weight

Walter Herrmann is 6 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 102 kg. His hair is blond, and he has dark brown eyes. His shoe size is unknown.

Walter Herrmann

Walter Herrmann Net Worth

How much is Walter Herrmann’s net worth?  Walter’s net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million as of March 2024. However, his pay remains unclear. Based on his achievement in this profession, we may conclude he makes a fair wage.


Walter Herrmann began professionally playing basketball in 1996 and continues to do so. In 1996, he joined Olimpia de Venado Tuerto of the Argentine League and began his professional career. In 2000, he joined Argentine team Atenas Cordoba, where he was crowned MVP of the Argentine League Finals in 2002. In the 2002-03 season, he played for Baloncesto Fuenlabrada in the Spanish ACB League before moving on to Unicaja Málaga.

Walter signed a four-year deal with Saski Baskonia for €5.05 million euros, however, he departed the club shortly after to join the NBA. In 2006, he agreed to a one-year, $1.8 million deal with the Charlotte Bobcats. In March 2007, he was named the NBA Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month. On December 14, 2007, he was dealt to the Detroit Pistons in exchange for Nazr Mohammed. He signed a one-year contract extension with the Pistons on August 2, 2008.

Following that, Walter quit the NBA and joined other organizations outside of the NBA. In 2014, he joined Flamengo of the Brazilian League, where he won the 2014 FIBA Intercontinental Cup and the Brazilian League’s 2014–15 season title. In 2015, he joined San Lorenzo, and in 2016, he joined Obras Sanitarias. He then joined Atenas de Córdoba in 2018 and stayed there till 2019.

Walter Herrmann Wife & Marriage

Who is Walter Herrmann’s wife? In terms of Walter Hermann’s personal life, he is married to Elena, a Spanish doctor. This couple has two children, Barbara (named after Hermann’s dead sister) and Leyton. Hermann has a son from a previous relationship, Federico. He was previously engaged to another woman, but she died in a vehicle accident in July 2003, along with his mother and younger sister.