Who is DeRozan's wife, Kiara Morrison? Wedding, height, age, family

Who is DeRozan's wife, Kiara Morrison? Wedding, height, age, family

Bertha Wanjiku
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:11 PM

Demar DeRozan has been a force to be reckoned with in the NBA. But, since the Chicago Bulls' power forward opened up about struggling with mental illness, fans have wondered whether his personal life had anything to do with it. This article explores who his wife, Kiara Morrison, is and exciting details about their lives.

DeRozan and wife, Kiara Morrison
DeMar DeRozan and his partner Kiara Morrison at The Fermenting Cellar in the Distillery District on 19 June 2014. Photo by David Cooper/Toronto Star.
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The Compton native has been in the NBA for eleven years, with several accolades to his name. But, his fans have questioned who DeMar DeRozan is off the pitch. Does he have a family? To discover more exciting details about his personal life, read on.

Profile summary


Kiara Morrison



Date of birth

18 January 1988


34 (September 2022)





Hair colour


Eye colour


Alma mater

University of South California


Influencer, homemaker


DeMar Darnell DeRozan


Keith Morrison, Ruth Jaco



Net worth

$1.5 Million

Social Media


DeMar DeRozan

He is a 33-year-old shooting guard for the Chicago Bulls in the NBA. After playing college basketball for the USC Trojans, he was the ninth overall pick by the Toronto Raptors in the 2009 NBA draft. He played for Toronto until 2018 when he was traded to San Antonio Spurs amid controversy. On 11 August 2021, he was traded to the Chicago Bulls and made his debut on 20th October that year.

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During his tenure in the NBA, some of his achievements are 5X NBA All-Star, 2011 NBA All-Star Rising Star, 4X NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Month, and NBA Western Conference Player of the Week on 6-12 January 2020.

He was born on August 7, 1989, to Frank and Diane DeRozan. Diane was diagnosed with lupus when he was a child, and while he was with the raptors, he helped to raise awareness about it in partnership with Lupus Canada. Frank passed on in 2021 because of health issues. DeRozan suffers from depression, and with fellow NBA player Kevin Love, they advocate for other sufferers too.

Who is DeRozan
Kiara Morrison looks for a foul after DeMar DeRozan is knocked down at the Toronto Raptors NBA playoffs at Toronto's Air Canada Centre on 7 May 2017. Photo by Steve Russell/Toronto Star.
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Kiara Morrison and DeMar DeRozan

In 2009, they met at the University of Southern California, where they were students. As a result of their shared interest in basketball, the two began dating.

They courted for four years before he proposed to her in 2013. That same year, they welcomed their first daughter, Diar. Their second daughter Mari was born in 2016.

DeRozan's family
DeMar DeRozan gives 20-month-old daughter, Diar, a kiss as she is held by mom Kiara Morrison at the Air Canada Centre on 25 January 2015. Photo by Rick Madonik/Toronto Star.
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Tragedy struck the lovebirds, and they broke up in 2017. Fans were left dumbfounded, given how much the couple had publicly doted on each other. However, in a deleted Instagram post, Kiara said that she would stay in a healthy relationship with the father of her children.

In September 2018, they were seen together, and the speculations began about them being back together, which they confirmed later. However, it remains unknown whether they are still engaged or if they had a secret wedding sometime in 2020.

As of September 2022, they are still together, raising their children in their residence in Tarzana, California, which cost over $3.5 million when they bought it in 2014.

Furthermore, she announced in February 2021 that she was expecting her third kid. Details about the baby, however, are yet to be announced.

Kiara Morrison's Instagram and Twitter

Kiara is primarily active on Instagram, with 18.2k followers as of September 2022. She has posted many photos & videos, mostly of herself dressed up and also some of her children. However, she does not seem to use Twitter and TikTok.

Kiara Morrison's height

Her height is 5ft 10in or 180 cm, and she weighs 154 lbs. or 70 kg. Her eyes are brown, and her hair colour is black.

DeRozan's wife, Kiara Morrison
Kiara Morrison, the wife of DeRozan (#10) of the Toronto Raptors, with their daughters during the game against the Washington Wizards at Air Canada Centre on 14 April 2018. Photo by Tom Szczerbowski.
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Kiara Morrison's father

Keith Morrison is the influencer's father. He was a basketballer who played for the Philippine Basketball Association in the late 1980s. His team was initially called the Alaska Milkmen but is now recognized as the Alaska Aces.

It was owned by Alaska Milk Corporation, which made milk products in the Philippines. It is assumed that he met Kiara's mother, Ruth Jaco, while they were serving in the army. Since retiring, Keith has kept a low profile.

Kiara Morrison's age

The influencer was born on 18th January 1988, in Morocco, making her 34 years old as of September 2022. Her star sign is Capricorn. She was born to an African-American father and a Filipino mother in Compton, California. She has one sister called Courtney Jaco.

Are DeMar DeRozan and Kiara Morrison still together?

DeRozan's family
DeMar DeRozan recently had a baby girl Diar, with his fiancee Kiara. He was photographed in his Toronto home by Doug Smith.
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Like every other relationship, Kiara and DeMar also face many troubles in their relationship. In 2017, the couple was reported to have separated, shocking their fans. However, the two were spotted in public together and confirmed they were still together.

What is Kiara Morrison's net worth?

Kiara's work, profession, exact net worth and earnings are unknown. However, going by marital rules, she shares her husband's net worth of $80 million.

It has been said that a woman should be her man's biggest cheerleader, and Kiara Morrison has been DeMar DeRozan's most prominent supporter since college. His future seems bright with such a robust support system.

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