- Name: Derrick Rose
- Age: 29 years old
- Height: 6ft 2in (188 cm)
- Occupation: Basketball Player
- Net Worth: US $70 Million
- Status: Alive
Derrick Martell Rose is a professional basketball player who last played for the Cleveland Cavaliers (2017-18). He stands 6ft 2in tall and plays the point guard position. Rose was born on October 4, 1988 in Chicago, Illinois. He was raised by single mother, Brenda, along with his older brothers, Reggie, Dwayne and Allan.
Rose attended Simeon Career Academy from 2003 to 2007. He wore the #25 jersey in honor of Ben Wilson who was shot and killed in 1984. As a sophomore, Rose led the Simeon Wolverines with 19.8 points, 5.1 rebounds, 8.3 assists and was named to the Parade All-American third team. As a senior, his scoring, assists and rebounds improved to 25.2, 9.1 and 8.8 respectively. He was named Illinois Mr. Basketball in 2007 and received McDonald’s All-American honors. Rose continued his basketball career at the University of Memphis. He played one season with the Memphis Tigers earning All-American third-team honors in 2008.
Rose was selected by the Chicago Bulls with the first overall pick in the 2008 NBA draft. He was named Rookie of the Year after averaging 16.8 points and 6.3 assists. Rose made three consecutive NBA All-Star appearances from 2010 to 2012. In 2011 at age 22, he became the youngest player to win the Most Valuable Player Award. Rose led the Bulls to the #1 seed in the Eastern Conference for the 2011-12 season. His post-season was cut short after he suffered a knee injury in game one of the playoffs. He also missed the 2012-2013 season. Rose returned to the field in 2013 and made another playoff appearance in 2015. He was traded to the New York Knicks in June 2016. Rose signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers in July 2017. He was acquired by the Utah Jazz on February 8, 2018. He was waived by the Jazz two days later.
Derrick Rose has a net worth of $70 million. His yearly earnings is estimated at $20 million plus another $14 million from endorsements. He has deals with Adidas, Wilson Sporting Goods, Skullcandy, Powerade and others. Rose and longtime girlfriend Mieka Reese welcomed a son ‘Derrick Jr.’ in October 2012.
Derrick Rose Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Derrick Martell Rose
- Birthday: October 4, 1988
- How Old : Age: 29 years old
- Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Libra
- How Tall : Height: 6ft 2in (188 cm)
- Occupation: Professional Basketball Player
- Years Active: 2008-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $70 Million
- Death-O-Meter: Alive