Derrick Rose Biography

( 1988 - )
September 18, 2019
First published on:December 27, 2016
by John Max

Facts of Derrick Rose

Date of Birth: 1988, October 4
Age: 31 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Birth Sign:: libra
Birth Name Derrick Martell Rose
Birth Place Chicago, Illinois
Famous Name Derrick Rose
Mother Brenda Rose
Net Worth $85 million
Salary $2,393,887
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Currently Working For New York Knicks
Currently Married Yes
Married to Alaina Anderson
Children Two
Affair with Mieka Reese
Girlfriend Mieka Reese

Derrick Rose is an American Basketball player who currently plays as a Point guard for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association. He was drafted by the Chicago Bulls in 2008. He played one year of collegiate careers with Memphis Tigers. Previously, he played for the teams like Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Minnesota Timberwolves. 

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 2019.

Net Worth - $85 million

As of now, Derrick Rose net has an estimated net worth to be $85 million. He 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.

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As per Derrick Rose previous contract, he signed a 1 year / $2,393,887 contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, including $2,393,887 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $2,393,887. In 2018-19, he earned a base salary of $2,393,887, while carrying a cap hit of $1,512,601 and a dead cap value of $1,512,601.

As of 2019, he is under contract with the team, Detroit Pistons, signing 2 years/ $15,000,000 deal which includes $15,000,000 as a guaranteed amount, and an annual average salary of $7,500,000. Further, in 2019, Rose is expected to earn $7,317,073 as a salary, while carrying a cap hit of $7,317,073 and a dead cap value of $7,317,073.  

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 are $120,415,866. His salary in 2016 was reported to be $21,323,252 but the value decreased due to the frequent injury.

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. 

Body Measurement

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

Wife - Alaina Anderson

Derrick Rose is married to his girlfriend Alaina Anderson. His wife, Alaina is an Instagram model. The couple secretly got married in February 2018. Reportedly, his wife Aliana was pregnant with their child when they exchanged their marital vows. Later, Alaina gave birth to their first child, Layla Malibu Rose in 2018. 

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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. During the time when the couple was expecting their first child, his wife tweeted "Black people and white people have some nice looking kids together!"    

Derrick Rose wife is pregnant with their second child
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Moreover, the couple is expecting their second child together. 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.

Short Bio

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.

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).

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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.

Derrick Rose
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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.

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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.

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