DeMar DeRozan is an accomplished American basketball player. He plays for one of the National Basketball Association’s teams based in Chicago called – ‘Chicago Bulls’. DeMar is probably one of the best NBA players at the moment and there is no doubt that he has improved his value as well as skills to a whole new level.
DeMar DeRozan was born on 7th August 1989 in Compton, southern Los Angeles, California. He was born to his father Frank DeRozan and his mother Diani DeRozan. He grew up in Campton with his brother Jermaine DeRozan. Talking about his interest in basketball, it all came from his father. DeMar’s father was also a former basketball player in his school days and DeMar started playing basketball with his father when he was just a 5-year-old kid.
Professionally, her father was a videographer, and her mother used to work in a thermostat factory. DeMar had seen a lot of criminal drama around him during his childhood, his two uncles were shot by some people and his neighborhood was surrounded by criminals. DeMar completed his schooling at Compton High School and even helped his school basketball team to get their first playoff berth. For further studies, he went to the University of Southern California.
DeMar DeRozan Career
DeMar is playing football since his childhood days, but he officially stepped into the professional world of basketball in 2009. He was been chosen by Toronto Raptors in the 2019 NBA Draft. He played Sprite Slam Dunk Competition in 2010 and 2011 and finished at third position in 2011. DeMar got to play for the 2014 NBA All-Star Game as a reserve guard for the Eastern Conference All-Star team and even won a gold medal in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup for US National Team. DeMar was named the ‘Eastern Conference Player of the Week’ and got chosen for the ‘2016 NBA All-Star Game’.
In 2016, he was a member of the gold medal-winning team at the summer Olympics and led the career score with a total of 10,290 points breaking previous records of ‘Toronto Raptors’. The next year he became a starter on the ‘Eastern Conference All-Star Team’ for the ‘2017 NBA All-Star Team’. In 2018, he was traded by Toronto Raptors to ‘San Antonio Spurs in exchange for Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green. In August 2021, he got traded to Chicago Bulls.
DeMar is a famous and renowned player, he has a huge fan base over various social media platforms. He has a verified account on Instagram under the username @demar_derozan and has a mass following of 2.8M people. DeMar is present on Twitter under the username @DeMar_DeRozan and 705.2k people follow him there. He also has an official page on Facebook where he has 2.2 M followers.
DeMar DeRozan Biography
|Real Name||DeMar Darnell DeRozan|
|Birth Date||7 August 1989|
|Age (as of 2022)||32 Years|
|Birth Place||Compton, California, United States|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 7” – in Centimeters – 201 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 100 kg – in Pounds – 220 lbs|
|Shoe Size||16 (U.S.)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|School||Compton High School|
|College||University of Southern Carolina|
|Who is his wife?||Kiara Morrison|
|Children||Two (Diar & Mari DeRozan)|
DeMar has a beautiful and attractive girlfriend Kiara Morrison, the two of them are dating since 2009 though they didn’t get married yet. DeMar met Kiara in 2009 during his match in his college days and Kiara’s knowledge about basketball attracted him. Kiara has good basketball knowledge because her dad Keith Morrison was a professional basketball player. The couple has two adorable daughters together – Diar and Mari.
DeMar DeRozan Net Worth
DeMar DeRozan has built a strong career as a basketball, he has come a long way because of his hard work, talent, and skills. He has a huge name, fame, and money, he lives a wealthy lifestyle. His current estimated net worth is $23 Million.
- DeMar is a person who evenly focuses on physical as well as mental fitness.
- He believes in prioritizing mental health and reaching out to people to spread awareness about mental health.
- DeMar’s mother suffers from Lupus since he was a child and he wanted to aid his mother, this was one of his reason for joining basketball professionally.