Derrick Henry Biography

Published Date   18th Mar. 2018, 18:25 pm
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Quick Info
Birth Name: Derrick Henry
Birth Place: Yulee, Florida
Birth Sign: Zodiac
Father: Derrick Henry Sr.
Mother: Stacy Veal
Spouse: Adrianna Rivas (dating)
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch (1.91 m)
Weight: 238 lbs
Ethnicity: Black
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Brown
Date of Birth: 17/07/1994
Age: 27 years old
Nationality: American
Qualification: University of Alabama

An American football running back from Florida Derrick Henry is playing for the Tennessee Titans of National Football League since 2016. A football career is the prime source of Derrick Henry’s net worth.

He was drafted in the second round of the 2016 NFL draft by the Titans. He broke Herschel Walker’s single-season college rushing yards record in December 2015, in the SEC and won Heisman Trophy.

Early Life and Education

Derick Henry was born on July 17, 1994, in Yulee, Florida to father Derrick Henry Sr. and mother Stacy Veal. Henry attended Yulee High School in Yulee, Florida. Later, he joined the University of Alabama in 2012.


During Henry’s enrollment in Yulee high school, he played football, basketball and track. In 2009, he remarked the title of freshman for 2,465 yards and 26 touchdowns.

Subsequently, he established himself as the number 1 athlete in the nation breaking all the score records and maintaining his personal-best score of all the times. He played for Yulee starting from 2010 to 2011.

After the completion of his high school, Derrick joined University of Alabama and started playing football from 2013 and continued till 2015. In average, Derrick rushed 3,591 yards and 42 touchdowns on 603 carries.

Following the overall acceleration, average catching capability, running style, speed and consistent play, Derrick was drafted by the Tennessee Titan in the 2nd round of the National Football League Draft 2016 as Football running back #22.

Overly, in 2016 season Derrick averaged 490 yards and 5 touchdowns on 110 carries. In 2017, he rushed 744 yards and 5 touchdowns on 176 carries. In total, he rushed 1,234 yards, average score 4.3, 10 touchdowns on 286 carries.

Net Worth

Derrick, as a professional football running back, left his footmark on the sports since 2016. Well, it’s obvious every sportsman make a contractual agreement before they represent the team. Likely, in 2016, under contractual acceptance, Henry received $450,000.

Moreover, he earned $695,815 in the year 2017, and will get $941,630, $1,187,445 in 2018 and 2019 respectively. Henry’s 2018 Salary Cap Charge is estimated to be $1,474,890.

On May 2016, Henry had signed four years of $5.40 million contract to Tennesse Titans with guaranteed $3.30 million and $2.13 million as a signing bonus.

As of 2018, he ranked 18th of 129 at the RB and $3,278,855 is fully guaranteed money in the season. So, we can estimate Derrick Henry’s net worth is quite impressive.

Derrick has a commercial appearance on the Nissan Heisman House. 

Derrick Henry’s Personal Facts

Apart from an athlete, Henry has 2 credits on the television shows including Tv Movie 2015 Allstate Sugar Bowl and NFL Thursday Night Football (2017, series). He also has an appearance in the TV series Mike & Mike (2015-16).

According to Player Wives, Derrick Henry has a girlfriend named Adrianna Rivas.

Derrick Henry's Net Worth, Athlete

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Derrick Henry with his girlfriend Adrianna Rivas

Henry has a height of 6 Feet 3 Inch (1.91 m) and body weight 238 lbs. He has a long brown coloured hair and lots of tattoos on his body. Zodiac is his birth sign.

Derrick is the 2015 Heisman Trophy winner and has won Doak Walker Award (2015), Maxwell Award (2015), SEC Champion (2015), and the like. He is active on the social pages like Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

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