Derrick White 2024: Net Worth, Career Earnings, Achievements

Derrick White (born July 2, 1994) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays as a guard for the Boston Celtics in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

A native of Parker, Colorado, White attended Legend High School before playing college basketball at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) and later at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Initially lightly recruited out of high school, White’s collegiate performances, especially at Boulder, led to his selection as the 29th overall pick by the San Antonio Spurs in the 2017 NBA Draft.

You can follow Derrick White’s net worth, salary, career details, income, endorsements, personal details, wife, achievements, statistics and more here.

About Derrick White

  • Team: Boston Celtics
  • Position: Shooting guard/point guard
  • Born: July 2, 1994 at Parker, ColoUS
  • Length and weight: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m), 190 lb (86 kg)
  • University career: Played for UCCS mountain lions And Colorado Buffaloes
  • NBA Draft: 2017: 1st round, 29th overall pick
  • Previous teams: San Antonio Spurs (2017-2022), Austin Spurs (2017-2018)

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College career

Dirk White started his collegiate basketball career at University of Colorado Colorado Feathers (UCCS), a Division II program.

He was light recruited out from high schoolreceipt no scholarship offers of any four-year settings. Jeff Culver, the head coach UCCS saw potential in White and offered him one place on the team with a room and plate stend for his freshmen season.

During his time at UCCS, White started every game of his three-year career and left as the school’s career leader in points (1,912) and assists (343).

His junior season was especially notable as he averaged 25.8 points, 7.3 rebounds and 5.2 assists per game, leading the team to the 2015 NCAA Tournament and earning All-American honors.

After three successful years at UCCS, White transferred to the University of Colorado Boulder, a Division I school.

In his lone season with the Colorado Buffaloes, White averaged 18.1 points, 4.1 rebounds and 4.4 assists per game. His outstanding performance earned him first-team All-Pac-12 honors and a spot on the five-man All-Defensive team.

Professional career

Derrick White was drafted by the San Antonio Spurs with the 29th overall pick in the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft.

White began his NBA career with the San Antonio Spurs, where he initially played for both the main team and their G League affiliate, the Austin Spurs.

In February 2022, White’s career took a new turn when he was traded to the Boston Celtics.

In the 2023/24 season he averaged 15.8 points, 4.8 assists and 3.9 rebounds per game. He earned a spot on the NBA All-Defensive Second Team in 2023.

Derrick White’s net worth and earnings

As of 2024, Derrick White’s net worth is $40 million.

This includes his earnings from his basketball career, endorsements, and other business ventures.

Contract and salary

  • Contract duration and total value: Derrick White has a four-year contract worth $70 million, which he signed with the San Antonio Spurs on December 21, 2020 before being traded to the Boston Celtics.
  • Annual average value: The average annual value of his contract is $17.5 million.
  • Guaranteed amount: Of the total contract value, $68 million is guaranteed.
  • Season 2023-2024: For the current season, Derrick White’s salary is $17,607,143.
  • Season 2024-2025: His salary for next season is expected to be $18,821,429.
  • Performance bonuses: White’s contract includes incentives that could amount to $5 million over the term. These incentives are categorized as $750,000 probable and $500,000 unlikely for each season.
  • Specific incentives for the 2023-2024 season: He earns $500,000 for playing 70 games, another $500,000 for making 185 three-pointers and $250,000 for making an All-Defensive Team.
  • Cap hit for 2023-2024: The maximum hit for the current season is $18,357,1432.
  • Projected ceiling hit for 2024-2025: The maximum hit for next season is expected to be $19,571,429.
  • Free Agency: Derrick White will become a free agent in the summer of 2025, after the expiration of his current contract.

Career earnings

Year Team Salary
2017 San Antonio Spurs $1,667,160
2018 San Antonio Spurs $1,667,160
2019 San Antonio Spurs $1,948,080
2020 San Antonio Spurs $3,516,284
2021 San Antonio Spurs/Boston Celtics $15,160,000
2022 Boston Celtics $16,892,857
2023 Boston Celtics $18,357,143
2024 Boston Celtics $19,571,429

Personal information

Detail Information
First and last name Derrick Richard White
Nickname
Date of birth July 2, 1994
NBA draft 2017, Round 1, Pick 29
Position Point guard/shooting guard
Current team Boston Celtics
Shirt number #9
Debut year 2017
Height 6’4″ (1.93m)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Birthplace Parker, Colorado, USA
Nationality American
Secondary school University of Colorado
Religion
Current Net Worth $40 million
Relationship status Married
Woman Hanna Schneider
Instagram profile @dwit921

Woman

Derrick White’s wife is Hannah Schneider. They met during their college years at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, and have been together ever since.

Derrick White with his wife Hannah SchneiderDerrick White with his wife Hannah Schneider

The couple got engaged in 2020 and married in August 2021 in Denver. Derrick and Hannah have two sons, Hendrix James White and Daxton White.

Age

Derrick White is 29 years old.

Length and weight

He is 1.93 meters tall and weighs about 86 kilograms.

Career statistics

Season Team Games played (GP) Minutes (min.) Points (points) Field Goals % (FG%) Rebounds (reb) Assists (Ast) 3-point% (3P%) Free Throw % (FT%)
2017 SAS 17 8.2 3.2 48.5 1.5 0.5 61.5 70.0
2018 SAS 67 25.8 9.9 47.9 3.7 3.9 52.3 77.2
2019 SAS 68 24.7 11.2 45.8 3.3 3.5 53.0 85.3
Career SAS 152 23.3 9.8 46.9 3.3 3.4 52.9 81.6
Career BUNCH 43 27.4 10.8 43.6 3.9 2.0 39.4 85.9

Great achievements

  • NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2023): Recognized for his defensive skills during the 2022-2023 NBA season.
  • First Triple-Double: Achieved his first career triple-double in a game against the Detroit Pistons in 2024.
  • Key player in Boston’s Postseason: Played a crucial role in the Boston Celtics’ postseason success the past two seasons.
  • Fastest player in Bulls franchise history: Became the fastest player in Chicago Bulls history to make 500 career three-point baskets, accomplishing this in 237 games.
  • Career-high 42 points: Scored a career-high 42 points in a 131-116 win over the Atlanta Hawks in the 2024 play-in tournament.

Frequently asked questions about Derrick White

When was Derrick White born?

July 2, 1994.

What position does Derrick White play?

Point guard/shooting guard.

Which NBA teams has he played for?

San Antonio Spurs and Boston Celtics.

What is the height and weight of Derrick White?

6’4″ and 190 pounds.

Where did Derrick White go to college?

University of Colorado.

When was Derrick White drafted into the NBA?

2017, first round, 29th overall by the San Antonio Spurs.

What is Derrick White’s net worth?

$40 million.

Who is Derrick White married to?

Hanna Schneider.

What is Derrick White’s Instagram handle?

@dwit921.

Did Derrick White win NBA championships?

No.