Derrick Rose

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Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose is an American professional basketball player. Derrick Rose currently plays for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Rose has established himself as one of the top basketball players in the NBA today, despite having achieved success at such a young age.

Wiki-Bio of Derrick Rose | Childhood, Education, and Parents

Derrick Rose was born on 4 October 1988, in Englewood, Chicago, Illinois, in the United States, and was raised by Brenda Rose, a single and loving mother.

Rose, like his three siblings Dwayne Rose, Reggie Rose, and Allan Rose, grew up with them.

When Rose was younger, his three siblings were superb basketball players who used to coach him on neighboring courts about the ins and outs of the game.

Not to mention the fact that he was the eldest of his siblings.

As he grew older, his interest in and enthusiasm for basketball grew as well.

In 2003, he joined at Simeon Career Academy, where his talent drew even more attention from outside Chicago basketball circles.

Furthermore, his talent as a basketball player was obvious by the eighth grade.

He was regarded as one of the top high school players in the country, earning various accolades and honors.

What is Derrick Rose’s age? Height and Age

Derrick Rose is 33 years old, having been born in the year 1988.

Similarly, he is born on October 4th, under the sign of Libra, and celebrates his birthday every year. This sign is also noted for being courageous, self-assured, and passionate.

Besides, it’s not only his charisma that draws people in. Rose has a big and impressive figure, measuring 40 inches across the chest, 30 inches around the waist, and 35 inches around the hips.

Similarly, he stands 6 feet 3 inches tall (190 cm) and weighs 86 kilograms (189 lb). Rose also has brown hair and dark eyes, which give him a commanding presence.

Facts of Derrick Rose

Full Name Derrick Martell Rose
Birth Date October 4, 1988
Age 33 Years Old
Birth Place Englewood, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Nick Name Rose
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed (African-American)
Education Simeon Career Academy
The University of Memphis
Horoscope Libra
Father’s Name Under Review
Mother’s Name Brenda Rose
Siblings Dwayne Rose
Reggie Rose
Allan Rose
Height 6′ 3 (1.91 m)
Weight 86kg (189 lbs)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Black
Body Measurement 40-30-35 (chest-waist-hips)
Build Athletic
Married Yes
Wife Alaina Anderson
Children Derrick Rose, Jr.
Layla Malibu Rose
London Marley Rose
Profession Basketball player
Net Worth $85 million
Salary $7,500,000
Affiliations NBA
Active Since 2011
Social Media Twitter, Instagram, Facebook
Merch Poster, Jersey, Shoes, Chicago Bulls Jersey, and New York Knicks Jersey
NBA draft 2008/ Round:1/ Pick 1st Overall
Last Update April 2022

How much is Derrick Rose worth? Networth and Income

Derrick Rose currently possesses a whopping net worth of $85 million.

Likewise, he has accrued such eye-watering net worth mainly through his playing career as a professional basketball player.

Furthermore, he is currently earning the Veteran Minimum NBA salary of $2.1 million.

Throughout his NBA career, Rose has already amassed $147.8 million in money.

Not to mention he was ranked 22nd in the Forbes list of The World’s Highest paid athletes in 2017.

Another source of income for Derrick is the lucrative contracts he has scored with the various sides that he has played.

He signed a five-year $94 million contract extension with the Chicago Bulls in his senior season.

In the 2016-17 season, the final year of his contract, he made $18.8 million; after that, the Bulls traded him to the New York Knicks.

Not to mention, Rose also used to earn up to $21.3 million from salary and winnings after getting transferred to the Cleveland Cavaliers.


Aside from his earnings from salary and contacts, Derrick’s net worth has also come from endorsements with several top brands.

According to reports, Rose earns around $13 million from his endorsements.

Still Making Money From his Adidas Deal

Moreover, he signed a 13-year shoe deal with Adidas for a massive $185 million in 2012, which doesn’t end until 2024. The massive deal was cracked just after a year of his 2011 NBA MVP season.

Not only that, It includes the use of a private plane and $6.25 million in annual royalties.

Adidas also pays around $250k-$350k a year to his older brother, Reggie for being a consultant to Rose.

Rose’s best friend also makes $50k-$75k a year. Moreover, $150k is donated to an AAU team that too of Rose’s choice.

This was all about the p[ay and benefits that Rose is offered.

But besides that, Adidas is surely a wise company to include provisions that allow the company to reduce its financial obligations to Rose in case his NBA career fades away.

Adding to that, if he failed to grab an “All-Pro” award two years in a row, Adidas could decline its payments to him by 50 percent.

According to Jan Wertheim’s disclosures in his story, Adidas refuses to invoke its reduction policy.

The company might be getting thoughtful about its loyalty. What if the other endorsed athletes question the company’s loyalty.

But on the other hand, looking at the whole economic thing, why would a publicly-traded company refuse to implement such a wise policy that walks in for their benefits and upliftment.

And this was all about his benefits from Adidas alone. It doesn’t count his other endorsement deals with Skullcandy headphones, Force Factor sports drinks, Powerade, and a suburban Chicago Nissan dealership.

Similarly, Rose is also a part-owner of Chicago-based Giordano’s Pizzeria.

He has amassed a hefty amount through his hard work and dedication and is undoubtedly living a lavish life.

Professional Career | Derrick Rose

Rose began his professional basketball career after the Chicago Bulls selected him as the first overall choice in the 2008 NBA Draft.

He went on to win Rookie of the Month for November and December, as well as Rookie of the Year and was eventually named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team.

Derrick continued his strong play on the court in his second season, recording his first career triple-double with 22 points, ten rebounds, and 12 assists in a 96–84 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.

Rose also became only the third player since the 1972–73 NBA season to score 2,000 points and 600 assists in a single season at the end of the season.

Rose was also awarded NBA Most Valuable Player that season, making him the youngest player in NBA history to receive the title.

Rose participated in the 2011 playoffs against the Philadelphia 76ers but suffered an injury to his left knee.

Similarly, because of his ailments, he missed the entire 2012-2013 NBA season. On October 5, 2013, he returned in a pre-season game against the Indiana Pacers and scored his first point in the first quarter.

Unfortunately, Rose hurt his right knee again on November 22 during a game against the Portland Trail Blazers and was unable to play in the playoffs.

Rose returned on October 29, 2014, and maintained his great play, scoring 13 points and dishing out five assists in 21 minutes of action against the New York Knicks in the Bulls’ season opener.

Rose recorded a season-high 30 points, nine rebounds, and eight assists in a 115–110 loss against the Denver Nuggets during the 2015–2016 season.

Rose’s time with the Bulls came to an end after that, and he was traded to the Knicks.

In addition, Rose made his Knicks debut on October 25 against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the team’s season opener.

Rose was later injured again and was ruled out for the remainder of the season.

Rose scored a career-high 50 points in his first start of the season, a 128–125 win over the Utah Jazz, and sealed the victory with a block on Utah’s final shot as time expired.

Derrick Rose
Derrick Rose in an onging match. Source: bleacherreport

Derrick later signed with the Detroit Pistons on July 7, 2019, becoming the first player in Pistons history to score more than 20 points in seven consecutive games as a reserve, with a career-high 14-game scoring streak.

Unfortunately, his streak came to an end when he injured his groin during a game against the Denver Nuggets.

After returning from injury in his third game, Rose scored a season-high 31 points en route to a win against the Phoenix Suns.

Following that, Rose was traded back to the New York Knicks, reuniting with coach Tom Thibodeau and Taj Gibson.

He headed the Knicks, finished fourth in the East, and placed third in the Sixth Man of the Year vote.

Rose made his first playoff since the 2015- Semi-Finals against Atlanta Hawks on May 28.

Derrick Rose Injuries

Derrick is one such basketball player whose professional career has been crippled by a series of injuries.

During his first game in the postseason, Derrick went down with a severe knee injury that led him to miss the remainder of the playoffs and all of the 2012-13 season after surgery.

To be precise, it was his first injury ever in his NBA career where he tore the anterior cruciate ligament.

Even after returning to action at the start of the 2013-14 season, Derrick lasted in just ten games and sadly tore his right knee meniscus.

Meniscus tears are common in basketball players who take turns and hard stops.

Due to this he later got knocked out for getting injured a significant time the following season.

After that, he remained healthy enough to play in 66 out of 82 games in 2015-16.

However, Rose missed most of the 2017 season due to a right foot injury and sprained left ankle.

Later, he ended that season with another torn meniscus.

The list of injuries just does not end here. Rose again was diagnosed with a left groin strain during a game with Denver Nuggets.

However, he got recovered and returned in his third game and scored a career-high 31 points in a win against the Phoenix Suns.

Derrick Rose Game-Winning Shots

Here is the list of some game-winning shots Derrick has hit in the last 10 seconds.

January 20, 2019

During his stint with Minnesota Timberwolves, he torched the Phoenix Suns for 31 points. the 29 points were made in the second half.

This was one of his best games of the season including a 50-point game.

January 27, 2015

On its way to winning the NBA title in 2014-15, the warriors lost 15 times in the entire regular season.

He hit the mega shot just with that long jump just right in front of Klay Thompson.

He finished the game with 30 points outshining that year’s eventual MVP Stephen Curry who scored 21.

March 7, 2012

The Bulls were all struggling hard for a strong game to grab the No.1 position in the Eastern Conference Rose. Actually, it was prior to Rose’s career-changing knee injury.

Rose just took over the game with30 points and 11 assists including the decisive dagger over Brandon Jennings.

Did Derrick Rose qualify to be a Hall of Famer?

Well, it’s a heated argument above all. Even after being the topmost NBA player who mesmerizes his audience with his performance, Rose is not regarded as a Hall of Famers as per public sources.

If it were the first four seasons of his career, Rose would be on the first ballot Hall of Fame line. The reasons to support the aforementioned statement.

Rose averaged 21.0 PPG, 3.8 RPG, and 6.8 APG, including three All-Star appearances and, most importantly, the 2010-11 MVP award.

But as we recall, Rose tore his ACL in the first round of the playoffs against the Philadelphia 76ers in 2012, which caused him to miss the entire 2012-13 season.

However, Rose has made it possible to be an influential player for other teams and has also made it to several other titles.

He just could not return to that specific MVP version of himself that he was actually in 2012.

Thus, that makes us bound to think of him as a Hall of Famer which is crazy.

Did Derrick Rose ever get a chance to perform on the same court with Lebron James?

Yes, he did get a chance to play alongside Lebron James. At times, the game was against him, and at times he played the game with him.

In the Eastern Conference Finals, while Derrick was playing for the Chicago Bulls, they faced the Miami Heat, which was headed by Lebron James, Dwayne Wade, and Chris Bosh.

They also were teammates when they were up for Cleveland Cavaliers back in 2017-18.

The news made rounds that he was all spying on Lebron James for good during his stint with Cavs.

What brings Michael Jordan and Derrick Rose in common?

There are a few lists of titles, they stand on the alignment, of course, Michael Jordan being the first to do so.

As a rookie player, Rose became the first bulls draftee to notch 10 points or more in his first ten games since Michael Jordan.

He was the third player from the Bulls to achieve the Rookie of the Year after.

The first player to take away the honor was Michael Jordan (1985), followed by Elton Brand (2000).

After getting recovered from the torturing ankle injury, Rose got nominated to his first career All-Star Game as a reserve for the Eastern Conference on January 28, 2010, after Jordan, who was the first Bulls player to be selected in 1988.

And yes, of course, how can we forget the NBA’s Most Valuable Player.

He even joined that alignment as Jordan was the only one to own the title of MVP in Bulls history.

Derrick Rose | Personal life and Wife

Derrick has had a very successful career as a basketball player.

However, it has been somewhat chequered when it comes to his personal life and not so straightforward.

Rose was previously in a relationship with Mieka Reese, whom he was dating for a long time.

Likewise, the couple has a child named Derrick Rose Jr. (nicknamed Pooh – PJ for short), who was born on October 9, 2012. But a year later, in 2013, Derrick and Mieka broke up.

Besides, Mieka, also dated Marisa Miller and Dana Lambert.

But none of his relationships was working well and was cut short before seeing the light of the day.

After that, he started dating Alaina Anderson, a fitness and fashion influencer.

Sadly, they have not talked much about their relationship beginning, but estimations have been made that the couple started dating in 2016.

Moreover, after dating for a couple of years, the couple tied the knot secretly in February 2018.

Likewise, they welcomed their first child, a baby girl, Layla Malibu Rose, on March 6, 2018.

Furthermore, their second child, a baby boy, London Marley Rose, was born in July 2019.

Amid many controversies and past relationships, Derrick is currently living a blissful life with his family and enjoying his married life.

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Social Media Presence

Rose is quite active on social media.

Apart from the fortunes and fame he has collected, he has also successfully assembled millions of followers on his social account.

Moreover, Rose mostly uses Twitter and Instagram to communicate with his fans and followers.

On Twitter, he is available as @drose and has 2.5M followers.

After joining the site in June 2012, Rose has tweeted around 91 times until now.

Likewise, he is available on Instagram as @drose and has collected 1.8million followers on the site.

Besides, he also possesses a Facebook account, which currently has 11,260,148 followers.