DeMar Darnell DeRozan, a professional basketball player, was born in Compton, California. He is one of the most popular American basketball stars. He plays for Chicago Bulls and is a five-time NBA member.
DeMar’s basketball career started in 2009 when he played for Toronto Raptors. As he recalls, he was a part of the Raptors 9 times. With a flow of time, he was invited to play for the United States national team in 2014World Cup. With a raise in popularity and absolute skills, in the summer of 2018, he was sent to play into a new team, San Antonio Spurs. The next successful turnaround was waiting for him in 2021 when DeMar was invited by Chicago Bulls. High, strong and attractive DeMar has more than 3 million followers on his Instagram account, but there are just a few posts that are available for all users.
Let’s discover the private part of DeMar’s life and find out his parents’ background and marital status.
DeMar DeRozan parents
Frank DeRozan (father)
Date of death: February 19, 2021
Frank was a videographer in Los Angeles. He had a nickname “The Big Dog”, used by his family to show some kind of appreciation for an endless hard work. Frank was working tirelessly to provide his family with everything they need for proper living conditions and a roof under their heads.
Frank and DeMar had close relationships and always supported each other. As DeMar said in the interview, his dad never missed a game. After Frank’s death, DeMar made a memorable tattoo on his left shoulder to remind him of a great and caring dad.
Diane DeRozan (mother)
Diane DeRozan was a good wife to Frank; they gave birth to the only child in the family – DeMar. Diane still recalls hard times in the hospital when she couldn’t easily give a birth to little kiddo. She was forced to have surgery in an emergency section. Hopefully, both of them survived.
DeMar was named on behalf of Diane’s younger brother, who died in the drive-shoot car incident.
Later, Diane was diagnosed with lupus which often brings troubles to her daily life. To help his mom, DeMar bought the innovation tube technology to fight the disease. As Diane highlighted, she stays positive and would like to visit all rounds played by her son.
DeMar DeRozan wife
Kiara Morrison (wife)
Date of birth: January 18, 1988
Duration of relations: 2009 till present
Kiara was born in California, but her ancestors originate from the Philippines. Kiara is the daughter of a former basketball player, Keith Morrison. Isn’t it fate? Kiara and DeMar met each other during the basketball season at the University of Southern California. She was a big fan of basketball and got attracted by DeMar who was playing for the Trojans.
Since 2009, they kept close relationships and in 2013, they finally got engaged. Kiara is often seen on DeMar’s game matches and she was spotted yelling out during main rounds to support her husband.
At the end of 2017, it was reported that the couple broke their relationship. Despite the shocking news, Kiara explained on her Instagram page that she still kept connections with DeMar. Luckily to fans, in 2018, the couple was spotted together as if there was no quarrel between them.
Kiara and DeMar have three daughters. Kiara is an active user of Instagram, where she shares her fashionable outfits and life thoughts. She has more than 18 K followers. Indeed, her eye-catching appearance and the fact of being DeMar’s wife, made her account popular.
DeMar DeRozan children
Diar DeRozan (daughter)
Date of birth: 2013 (the exact date is unknown)
Diar is the first child in the family and got pretty looks from her mother. Kiara regularly posts photos of her girls, saying she is a happy mother.
Mari DeRozan (daughter)
Date of birth: 2016 (the exact date is unknown)
Mari is the second child in the family. She and her older sister, Diar, are often noticed on Instagram.
Name Unknown (daughter)
Date of birth: 2022 (the exact date is unknown)
In February 2022, Kiara shared a post on Instagram about her newly born child. She comments that there is nothing greater than love for a child. The baby’s name is still unknown. All fans hope to discover more about a new family member.