Born on October 4, 1988 in the beautiful city of Chicago, Derrick Martell Rose is a professional basketball player who currently plays for the team Chicago Bulls. His career took a rise since the Academy of Simeon career where the ability along with skills of basketball had attracted varied coaches.
Right after college, he was offered with a scholarship by the University of Memphis where he played with the Tigers under coach named John Caliphari.
This scholarship was accepted by him. It was the year 2008 which made him to debut his professional career as a basketball player.
This was the year when he got selected as the overall pick by the Chicago Bulls right in the NBA Draft’s first round. The playoff debut took place against the Boston Celtics which was the defending champion at that time period. The year 2011 marked as being a recipient of the Award of the Most Valuable Player of NBA. This further made him the youngest player to win such an award. He was also the second person from the team of Chicago Bulls to have received such a great recognition. A current salary of about $18.8 million is being earned by him.
An additional amount of $10 million is earned by him from endorsements each year. He is considered as one of the most prominent elite athlete. He is an extremely sturdy and fast athlete. He has been born in Englewood area and has also been raised out there. He was the fourth son of Brenda Rose.
He was an extremely attractive and hot commodity in his college for the coaches. When he entered his senior year, he was ranked in the fifth position by Sports Illustrated. In the year 2011 December 20, he signed an extension of a contract with Chicago Bulls. The contract was priced about $94 million.
The contract was signed over for five years. He earned a salary of $17.6 million in the year 2014. When he was drafted in 2008, he further signed shoe deal collaborating with Adidas for an amount of $1 million each year.
He has signed a wide array of endorsement deals which include Skullcandy headphones, PowerAde, suburban Chicago Nissan dealership, Force Factor sports drink and many others. B.J.Armstrong is his agent.
He currently resides in the posh grand mansion which is worth over $7 million. The mansion is located in Chicago.
The mansion comprises of swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and a huge parking lot. In addition to the huge mansion, he further owns cars, boats and many other vehicles.
One among many cars owned by him is Gran Turismo which is a sports car. The car was manufactured by a company named Maserati. The car is priced at $120.
He is considered as one of the top earners of NBA which was solely due to the deal with Adidas, worth over $185 million.
The basketball player got married in the year 2012, October 9 to girlfriend Mieka Reese. The couple is gifted with an adorable son named Derrick Rose Jr. he is also the former number 1 pick of draft. He has earned varied nicknames such as Derrick Martell Rose, the Windy City Assassin, The Great Poohdini and many others.
His career has started since the year 2008 and is continuing in the present.
Derrick Rose has achieved an estimated net worth of $34 million.
Full Name: Derrick Rose
Date of birth: October 4, 1988
Birth Place: Englewood, Chicago
Age: 31 years
Profession: Basketball player, Athlete
Height: 6ft 3 in
Weight: 86 kg
Net worth: $34 million