Derrick Rose Biography

( 1988 - )
November 4, 2018
First published on:December 27, 2016
by Bchrome

Facts of Derrick Rose

Date of Birth: 1988, October 4
Age: 30 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Birth Sign:: libra
Birth Name Derrick Martell Rose
Famous Name Derrick Rose
Mother Brenda Rose
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Birth Place Chicago, Illinois
Currently Working For New York Knicks
Salary $21.32 million
Net Worth $70 million
Weight in KG 86 kg
Affair with Mieka Reese
Girlfriend Mieka Reese
Currently Married N/A
Children Derrick Rose Jr.

Derrick Rose is an American Basketball player who currently plays as a Point guard for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association. He was drafted by the Chicago Bulls in 2008. He played one year of collegiate careers with Memphis Tigers.


Derrick Rose is the youngest player to win the NBA Most Valuable Player Award in 2011. He is currently married to Alaina Anderson and has a child with her. He has an estimated net worth of $85 million in 2018.

Derrick Rose Early Life

Derrick Rose was born as Derrick Martell Rose on October 4, 1988, in Chicago, Illinois. He is American by nationality and his ethnicity is black. His zodiac sign is Libra.

He was born to Brenda Rose and has brothers named Reggie Rose, Allan Rose, and Dwayne Rose.

Derrick Rose was raised in Englewood area. He is the youngest of all his siblings. As his, all elder brothers were talented basketball players. He followed the footsteps of his brothers and his father motivated him to play basketball. He attended Simeon Career Academy in 2003 and quickly became one of the country’s best high school players.

Derrick Rose Professional Career

Derrick Rose accepted the scholarship from the University of Memphis Tigers. He played under John Calipari. He was recruited by John after seeing his performance in an AAU game. He played for the Memphis Tigers for one season (2007-08).

Derrick Rose started his NBA career with Chicago Bulls in 2008. He played the majority of his career with Bulls. After receiving the title of NBA Most Valuable Player Award in 2011, he agreed to five years $94 million contract extension with the same team.

On June 22, 2016, he was picked by New York Knicks but missed most of the season due to injury. He was the prominent member of USA men’s national basketball teams that managed to win a gold medal at the 2010 and 2014 FIBA World Cup respectively.

Rose signed with Cleveland Cavaliers in 2017 but suffered the injury most of the season. After a brief move to Utah Jazz, he joined Minnesota Timberwolves in 2018. He scored his career-high 50 points in a 128–125 win over the Utah Jazz.

Derrick Rose Personal Life

Derrick Rose is married to his girlfriend Alaina Anderson. His wife, Alaina is an Instagram model. The couple secretly got married in February. Alaina gave birth to their first child earlier this year.

Rose and Alaina are believed to have been dating each other for a couple of years. There are several claims that Alaina made racist tweets on her Twitter account in 2011.

He previously dated Mieka Reese for a long period of time. They dated from 2007 to 2013. He also has a son named Derrick Rose Jr. from Mieka Reese. He was born on 9 October 2012. He also dated Marisa Miller who is an American model.

Derrick Rose Salary and Net worth

Derrick Rose mostly played as a point guard. He is one of the greatest players of all time. He makes himself a successful player with the dedication, devotion, and commitment towards the work.

Rose currently earns $2,176,260 as his annual salary from Timberwolves. His salary in 2016 was reported to be $21,323,252 but the value decreased due to the frequent injury of Rose.

Year Salary
2012-13 16.4 million
2013-14 17.6 million
2014-15 18.8 million
2015-16 20.09 million
2016-17 21.32 million
2017-18 2 million
2018-19 2.7 million

His total career earnings from salary and bonus is $120,415,866. As of now, his net worth is estimated to be $85 million

Derrick Rose is also popular for his brand endorsements. In 2008, he signed with Adidas for $1 million per year. He also endorsed for Wilson Sporting Goods, Skullcandy, Powerade, and Nissan. His contract extended with Adidas, worth $250 million over 10 years. 

He is 6 feet 4-inch tall in height. His weight is around 86 kg.

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