Derrick was born on 4 October 1988 under the zodiac sign of Libra. He was born in Chicago in Illinois in the United States of America. The name of his father is not known but the name of his mother is Brenda Rose and it is known that his childhood was spent in Chicago with his parents. As per the information available, the area was known to be known to be a dangerous place.
He also has three siblings and all three are his brothers. The name of his siblings is Reggie Rose, Dwayne Rose, and Allan Rose. Derrick dedicates his success to his mother as she guided him in the right direction in initial years of his life. Derrick completed his schooling from Simen Career Academy and he played for his school team as well. Later he enrolled in University of Memphis Tigers to complete his graduation and he soon started playing for his college team as well. His college stats were exceptionally good and he soon entered the NBA Draft in 2008.
In 2008, Derrick started playing with Chicago Bulls and he also played in Olympics which were held in Beijing. He also received the award of Rookie of the Month in the same year. He played for the team till 2016. In 2011, it was reported that Derrick received a knee injury and as per the records, it took him almost 8 months to recover. Later, it took time for him to get back in his original form.
Later he again suffered from an injured knee but this time it was a little more serious as he had to undergo a surgery to recover from the tissue tear in his right knee. In 2015, Derrick underwent another surgery and after the recovery, he was back in the basketball court. In 2016, Derrick started playing with New York Knicks and at present, he plays with them. The information about his contract with the team is not available on public domain.
Derrick is not married yet but he is known to be in a relationship with Mieka Reese. In 2012, Derrick’s girlfriend gave birth to a child and the name of Derrick’s son is Derrick Junior. It is known that in 2016, Derrick was also involved in a lawsuit. He was accused of raping his ex-girlfriend along with two of his friends but later the charges were dropped and Derrick was declared innocent.
Derrick’s present total annual salary is estimated to be 21.32 Million American dollars and most of his salary comes from the contract fee but a small portion of salary also comes through his endorsements. Derrick endorsed for brands like Adidas, Wilson Sporting Goods, and NBA 2010 Draft Combine. As per the information, Derrick has a 10 year long contract with Adidas and the cost of the contract is estimated to be 25 Million Dollars. The contract was signed in 2011. His total net worth is estimated to be around 70 Million American Dollars.
|Birth Date:||4 Oct, 1988|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Education:||Simeon Career Academy
University of Memphis
|Description:||American basketball player|
|Net Worth 2021:||90 million|