Derek Fisher
Derek Fisher
Celebrated Name: Derek Fisher
Real Name/Full Name: Derek Lamar Fisher
Gender: Male
Age: 49 years old
Birth Date: 9 August 1974
Birth Place: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.85 m
Weight: 95 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In a relationship
Wife/Spouse (Name): Candace Fisher (m. 2005–2016)
Children: Yes (Tatum Fisher, Marshall Fisher, Drew Fisher, Chloe Fisher)
Yes (Gloria Govan)
Profession: American basketball coach and former player
Net Worth in 2024: $50 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Derek Lamar Fisher aka Derek Fisher is an eminent basketball player as well as a coach based in America. He is primarily recognised as the head coach of the globally acclaimed New York Knicks of National Basketball Association, for which he had also played for a total of eighteen seasons.

A more significant portion of the career of Fisher has been spending with the Los Angeles Lakers, along with whom, Fisher is known to win a total of 5 National Basketball Association Championships.

Maybe you know about Derek Fisher very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Derek Fisher’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Derek Fisher was born on the 9th of August in the year 1974 in the Little Rock region of Arkansas. In the region, Fisher had attained education in the prestigious Parkview Arts and Science Magnet High School. During his school days, Fisher was eventually enrolled as a letterman in the game of basketball, owing to his exceptional playing skills.

After that, Fisher had pursued higher studies from the honourable University of Arkansas at Little Rock to study communications for a tenure of 4 years. Even here, Fisher had never failed to leave an imprint of success in basketball and established record-breaking scores altogether. He had a tremendous 3rd rank in UALR leaders. In the year 2005, Fisher had contributed a sum of $700,000 to the UALR for the construction of Jack Stephens Center gymnasium which still holds his honour.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 9 August 1974, Derek Fisher is 49 years old as of today’s date 19th May 2024. His height is 1.85 m tall, and weight is 95 kg.


Derek Fisher had ranked 24th in the 1996 NBA, held by the Los Angeles Lakers. He was also selected by the team, since the very first match, from the entire Little Rock, Arkansas. Henceforth, he is known to have spent the primary eight seasons playing along with them.

Derek had received garlands of appreciations when in 2004 he had victoriously won over San Antonio Spurs at a ticking minute of 0.4 seconds left on the clock- an event which had marked history during the faceoff in NBA. Several timeouts had occurred prior to the incident which was termed as the “miracle shot”.

Henceforth, even in the following game 6 of NBA, the Los Angeles Lakers had attained victory over the Spurs in the consequent faceoffs. This had resulted in the defeat and elimination of the Spurs from the game and in the ultimate victory of the team of Derek Fisher.

In the very same year 2004, Derek Fisher had also signed a $37 million contract with the Golden State Warriors. Fisher had henceforth emerged as a very consistent player marking a series of victory in his entire career and attaining recognition on a global scale. In the year 2011, Fisher was also invited to the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame. Noting down the exceptional victories, Derek Fisher was also appointed as a Point Guard in the Los Angeles Lakers. However, Fisher is reported to have retired as a coach in the year 2014.

Derek Fisher is presently appointed as a head coach in the New York Knicks. Besides this, he is also a championship guard for the Los Angeles Lakers.

Awards & Achievement

Derek Fisher had won many basketball tournaments since a very tender age while he was at school. Among his series of victories, Fisher’s “miracle shot” with the Los Angeles Lakers against Spurs at a remarkable last 0.4 seconds, happens to be his lifetime’s achievement.

Net Worth & Salary of Derek Fisher in 2024

Derek Fisher Net Worth
Derek Fisher Net Worth

Derek Fisher is recognised as a gem in the field of basketball. He had started showcasing his stunning skills in the game during his schooling days and had garnered several victories by the time he had reached his college. Fisher’s greatest achievements are counted during his stay in the team of Los Angles Lakers. He had also bagged extreme victories from the NBA championships which have eventually led to an approximated net worth of Derek Fisher to be $50 million as of May 2024,

Derek Fisher has been inspiring the budding basketball players for a very long time. His winning “miracle shot” has forever remained a matter of discussion and appraisal in the field of basketball. Fisher had also been married to Candace since the year 2005. In spite of having four children, the duo had recently split up in 2015.


  1. I remember Derek having a Baby daughter with a
    Malignant Eye tumor, I’ve never heard any follow up I’m hoping she went into remission.
    I respect the family’s privacy but was so touched with his daughter’s condition, and hearing him speak of
    Kobe brought her to mind and wishing her


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