Hector Herrera Net Worth

Hector Herrera is a Mexican-born professional footballer who competes for both the Mexico national team and Major League Soccer team Houston Dynamo as a midfielder. He has a net worth of $18 million.

In this article, we are going to learn about Hector Herrera’s net worth, salary, earnings, biography, and many more.

About Hector Herrera

Mexican professional footballer Héctor Miguel Herrera López, who was born on April 19, 1990, plays midfield for Houston Dynamo of Major League Soccer as well as the Mexico national team.

Herrera started his professional career in 2011 with Pachuca, where he stayed for three years before switching to FC Porto.

In his first year in Portugal, he had trouble getting playing time before gradually securing a spot in the starting lineup.

Herrera has been the club captain since the 2015–16 season.

Herrera made 245 games in all competitions during his six years at Porto, winning two Supertaça cups and the Primeira Liga.

Early Life

Herrera started as a young football player for C.F. Pachuca. He was given the names Zorro and Zorrillo when he was younger.

On July 21, 2010, Herrera made his Pachuca professional debut in a 0-1 loss to Major Soccer League team Chivas USA in a North American SuperLiga match.

On July 23, 2011, Herrera made his league debut for Pachuca in a 1-4 home loss against Santos Laguna.

He made 14 appearances for Pachuca during the 2011 Apertura and was a finalist for best rookie of the competition.


A full international since 2012, Herrera was a member of Mexico’s CONCACAF Gold Cup-winning team in 2015 and earned the Olympic gold medal in football that year.

At the 2014 and 2018 FIFA World Cups, the 2013 and 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, and the Copa América Centenario, he played for his nation.

Atlético Madrid revealed that they had signed a deal with Herrera on their website on July 3, 2019.

He agreed to a three-year contract and was formally given the number 16 jersey at the Wanda Metropolitano.

He didn’t play for Los Rojiblancos during the first month of the season, but on September 18 he made his professional debut, replacing Thomas Partey late in the game and scoring the equalizer in the dying seconds to save a 2-2 draw against Juventus in the opening group match of the UEFA Champions League.

Hector Herrera’s Net Worth and Earnings

As of 2023, the professional Mexican footballer Hector Herrera has a net worth of $18 million.

He made most of this money from his professional career in football by playing in both the international world cup and a few clubs since the beginning of his career such as Porto, Atlético Madrid, and currently at Houston Dynamo.


The central midfielder signed a contract with Atletico Madrid in July 2019 that pays him a staggering 6 million Euro (5.3 million Pounds) each year in compensation. This is a significant factor in his net worth.


The Mexican footballer does not possess any endorsements as of 2023. There is no information about him having sponsorships either. If we get to know any information about this it will be updated on the website soon.

Quick Facts

Full Name Héctor Miguel Herrera López 
Nickname Miguel
Born 19 April 1990
Debut 2011
Height 1.80 m
Weight 80 kg
Age 33 years old
Birthplace Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Religion Christian
Nationality Mexican
Net Worth $18 million
Marital Status Married
Father name Miguel Herrera
Mother name María López
Twitter Handle @HHerreramex
Instagram Handle h.herrera16


Celebrities’ personal lives attract more attention when they are extremely well-known, and Héctor is no exception. Chantal Mato and Héctor Herrera have been wed since 2015.

Since she tries to avoid the spotlight and keeps to herself in addition to updating her social media, nothing is known about his wife.

This reduces the amount of knowledge we have about Chantal Mato’s life, but we are still able to learn certain things.

Who is Hector Herrera's wife, Shantal Mato? | The US Sun


Hector Herrera was born on 19 April 1990, and as of 2023, he is 33 years old.

Height and Weight

He stands 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs around 80 kg.

Career Stats

Club Season League National cup League cup Continental
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Pachuca 2011–12 Mexican Primera División 27 0 1 0
2012–13 Liga MX 25 2 2 0
Total 52 2 2 0 1 0
Porto B 2013–14 Segunda Liga 8 0
Porto 2013–14 Primeira Liga 17 3 4 0 2 0 8 0
2014–15 Primeira Liga 33 3 1 0 1 0 11 4
2015–16 Primeira Liga 29 9 3 0 6 0
2016–17 Primeira Liga 23 2 1 0 3 0 8 0
2017–18 Primeira Liga 29 3 4 1 3 0 1
2018–19 Primeira Liga 33 6 6 1 4 0 9 2
Total 164 26 19 2 13 0 48 7
Atlético Madrid 2019–20 La Liga 21 0 1 0 6 1
2020–21 La Liga 16 0 5 0
2021–22 La Liga 21 0 1 0 4 0
Total 58 0 2 0 15 1
Houston Dynamo 2022 MLS 10 0
2023 MLS 10 2 2 0
Total 20 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 302 30 25 2 13 0 64 8


FAQs About Hector Herrera

Which club does he play for now?

As of 2023, he plays for Huston Dynamo.

When did he start to play professionally?

His professional debut was in 2011.

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