Derrick Rose is considered one of the finest masters of basketball. He presently plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA.
He started off his professional career by playing for the Chicago Bulls, which was the NBA club of his hometown.
His high value in the game is reflected by him being the youngest player to win the NBA Most Valuable Player Award in 2011. This worth transcends outside the basketball court into the world of celebrity endorsements too, which contributes very positively to his net worth.
Derrick Rose Salary
Rose started off his career by playing for the Chicago Bulls. After 2011, he negotiated a five year deal with them for $18.8 million per year until 2017.
However he suffered many injuries during his early years. Despite this, his salary was ranked #11 in the NBA, in 2014-15.
In 2016, he was transferred to the New York Knicks with an extension in his salary. He was again plagued with injuries and after a season was transferred to the Cleveland Cavaliers, where he earns upto $21.3 million in salary and winnings.
This is exceptionally high for a player who hasn’t entered his 30s. He ranks #22 in the Forbes list of The World’s Highest paid athletes.
Derrick Rose Endorsements
Derrick Rose has one of the most top end endorsement contracts in the Sporting World with Adidas. He is the German brand’s highest profile in the USA, and was signed by Adidas to break the monopoly of Nike in the NBA.
Rose committed to a 13-year, $185 million contract with Adidas, a record endorsement deal at the time which has extended to $250 million.
He has endorsement deals with companies like Wilson Sporting Goods, Skullcandy and Powerade. He was on the cover of the NBA computer games in 2012. He has been in endorsement deals with Sony for the PlayStation 3.
He also endorses several brands of his hometown, Chicago like the Chicago Nissan dealership. Rose is a part-owner and spokesman for the Chicago-based Giordano's Pizzeria.
He earns $13 million through endorsements which is extremely high even for an NBA player.
Derrick Rose Net Worth 2017
Despite Rose’s injuries, his capabilities inside the court and marketability outside the court is undoubtable. His present net worth is estimated to be around $180 million .