Katya Elise Henry is a popular American Fitness Model, Online Personal Trainer, and Social Media Personality. The Miami-based model has gained the attention of fitness enthusiasts all around the world through her social media fitness posts. With a fan following of about 7.9 million on her Instagram, she inspires and influences people towards healthy living and a fit body. Moreover, she owns a fitness brand called “Workouts by Katya” the brand offers varieties of health and wellness products including fitness services.
More than being a famous fitness model and social media personality, Katya is also known as the girlfriend of American Professional Basketball player, Tyler Herro. Herro is a rising star who plays as a shooting guard for the Miami Heat in the National Basketball League. In 2022, he was selected NBA Sixth Man of the Year.
Profile summary of Katya Elise Henry
- Full Name: Katya Elise Henry
- Date of Birth: June 14th, 1994
- Age: 29 years old
- Place of Birth: Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Ethnicity: Mixed
- Nationality: American
- Zodiac Sign: Gemini
- Education: Desert Mountain High School and Texas Tech University
- Profession: Fitness Model, Personal Trainer, Social Media Personality
- Net Worth: $3 million
- Height: 5 feet 6 inches
- Weight: 58 kg (115 lbs)
- Katya Elise Henry’s Boyfriend: Tyler Herro
- Siblings: Tanaya and Gabrielle Henry
- Child: Zya Elise Herro
- Twitter: @katyaelisehenry
- Website: WBK Fit
Katya Elise Henry’s Father was a Professional Bodyguard
Katya Elise Henry was born on June 14th, 1994 into a family with a multi-racial background. Her family has Swedish, Russian, African-American, and Native American roots. She is one of the three daughters born to Derick Anthony Henry and Tawnya Lynn Nelson in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her father Derick was a professional bodyguard who worked for notable people in the entertainment industry for over twenty years while her mother, Tawnya was a personal trainer.
Tawnya was extremely helpful and instrumental in Katya’s success as a fitness model and personal trainer. She advised and guided Katya on what to eat, what exercises to do, and the food supplements would be ideal for her.
Besides her parents, Katya has two older sisters whom she cherishes and adores, Tanaya and Gabrielle Henry. Tanaya is six years older than her and she works as a model, actress, and accomplished Jewelry designer.
Katya Elise Henry was Bullied as a Student
Growing up, the Miami-based model was a victim of bullying, and this experience resulted in multiple changes in the school she attended. She went to three different high schools in Minnesota and Arizona. First, she enrolled at Prior Lake High School and then Horizon High School before she eventually transferred to Desert Mountain High School in Scottsdale, Arizona, where she graduated.
While at Desert Mountain High School she was a cheerleader and became captain of the cheerleading squad during her senior year. Her experience as a cheerleader played a crucial role in her career. After her high school education, she attended Texas Tech University.
Katya Elise Henry Started Dating Tyler Herro After a Twitter Interaction
Katya Elise Henry and Tyler Herro reportedly started dating in 2020, after their first social media interaction. On March 18, 2020, the basketball player made a move on the Miami model on Twitter. The conversation opened the door to a whirlwind of romance for the two stars during the pandemic.
Shortly after, Katya made an appearance at the NBA bubble at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex inside Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida to support her boyfriend, Herro. Ever since they began dating, the couple has been seen dancing together in TikTok videos, and Instagram Pictures and soaking up some sun on a boat.
Like most celebrities, their relationship has made news headlines time and again. On June 3, 2022, the Miami model posted a cryptic message on her Instagram stories. It said: “If you cheat on someone willing to do anything for you, you actually cheated yourself out of loyalty.” Also, she tweeted “this hurts” on her Twitter page, her posts generated speculations from fans that the basketball player, Herro has pulled a Tristan Thompson on the Miami Model.
Though the pair has not openly confirmed the breakup rumors, we can’t ignore significant hints that the couple may be going through a tough time together as Katya unfollowed the basketball player on Twitter and Instagram. According to reports, this isn’t the first time Tyler Herro has cheated on the Miami-based model. The couple reportedly broke up a year ago while Katya was pregnant with Zya. However, there has been no confirmation of these rumors.
Katya Elise Henry Shares a Daughter with the Miami Basketball Player
Regardless of what the couple is currently going through, they share a bundle of joy and happiness together in the form of a beautiful daughter named Zya. The couple birthed Zya Elise Herro on September 14th, 2021. Describing how she felt about her transition into motherhood, Katya said “I know I say it a lot but I’m obsessed with this new ME And NEW LIFE I’ve adapted to wow God really did that. Just thinking about how being a mom reality is the best shhhtyt ever. Like every day I can’t wait to wake up & just be Zya’s mom and hold her and take care of her.”
She Previously Dated NBA Player Kyle Kuzma
Prior to her relationship with Miami basketball player, Tyler Herro, Katya has been involved with different other men. In early 2016, she started dating singer Austin Mahone, shortly after they began dating they visited Tampa, Florida. Moreover, she is featured in his music video “Put It On Me” featuring Sage The Gemini. The couple hit the red carpet together for the premiere of “Ghostbusters” in 2016 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. In early February 2017, the singer confirmed rumors about their breakup.
Besides Austin Mahone, she also dated NBA basketball player, Kyle Kuzma. The pair dated for half a year before they eventually separated. Rumors had it that the relationship ended on a bad note.
Katya Elise Henry Owns a Fitness Brand (WBK Fit) and an Online Swimwear Brand called “Kiss My Peach Swimwear”
Katya gained popularity while she was still a full-time nanny in late January 2013, after she posted a picture of herself in an oversized t-shirt to keep track of her fitness journey. Her well-toned body and abs attracted fitness enthusiasts from around the world and since then she has built a huge fan following of about 7.9 million on her Instagram page.
Her philosophy “Be motivated. Be active. Be confident. Be you.” kept fans inspired and influenced by her. As a trainer, she influences her clients to “be better.” Her dedication to fitness training even while working as a nanny influenced her to consider personal training as a profession.
She has come a long way in her journey as a fitness trainer and model, throughout her career she partnered with numerous fitness and supplement brands like EHPlabs, Teami Tea Blends, DreamLab & Co, and Brighter White. She was also featured in multiple events like Joe Weider’s ‘’Olympia Weekend’’ and ‘’Body Power Expo.’’
Moreover, Katya owns a fitness brand called ‘Workouts by Katya (WBK fit).’ According to her brand’s website, the brand was founded in May 2016 and it was “created to help women who are on a journey similar to mine.” Her brand offers a wide variety of services like “workout plans, recipe books, activewear, and everything else in between!” She also owns an online Swimwear brand called “Kiss My Peach Swimwear”
What is Katya Elise Henry’s Net Worth?
Katya is a successful woman in her own right, she has endorsed well-known products such as Teami Tea Blends, EHPlabs, DreamLab & Co., and BrighterWhite to date. Besides being a fitness model, she is also a businesswoman running two successful brands, WBK fit and Kiss my peach. Utilizing different social media platforms, she manages to influence and advertise her products. While, she is reportedly worth about $3 million, her boyfriend, Tyler Herro has an estimated net worth of $7million.