The American football running back Derrick Henry’s professional career has never ceased to impress us ever since the Tennessee Titans ended up drafting him in the second round of the draft.
With the rising popularity that Derrick has been gaining from his career, both his personal and professional life has gathered huge public interest.
Who Is Derrick Henry’s Wife-Like-Girlfriend?
Talking about Derrick Henry’s love life, he has been in a blissful relationship with his girlfriend, Adrianna Rivas, for four years. His girlfriend Adrianna was born in May of 1994 and is currently at the age of 26.
Derrick Henry with his girlfriend, Adrianna Rivas, in January 2020. (Photo: Adrianna’s Instagram)
Adrianna is a graduate of the University of Texas from where she earned her bachelor of arts in public relations in 2016. It was the same year when the lovebirds began dating.
After graduation, Adrianna began working at Marriott International as a guest service representative. She then worked at Technifax Office Solutions as an account executive.
Meanwhile, Adrianna launched an eyelash extension service called Attraction by Adrianna.
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Daughter With Girlfriend
Together for four years, Adrianna has been a loving and supportive partner for Derrick. She is also the baby mama of Derrick’s daughter, Valentina Allure Henry.
Derrick Henry with his daughter, Valentina Allure Henry. (Photo: Derrick’s Instagram)
The couple also has two dogs, a Rottweiler mix named Nino and a Golden Doodle named Nala, in their family.
Career, Contract & Net Worth
Derrick was a three-sport star in football, basketball, and track when he attended Yulee High School. Between the years 2013 and 2015, he attended the University of Alabama where he played football for Alabama Crimson Tide.
In the year 2015, he received SEC Offensive Player of the Year, First-team All-SEC, Unanimous All-American, Walter Camp Award, Doak Walker Award, Maxwell Award, Heisman Trophy, and CFP national champion.
Leading the NGL in the rushing yard in 2019 has been one of the most significant milestones in Derrick’s growing career. 2019 was the same year when Derrick was selected to his first Pro Bowl.
In April 2020, Derrick signed the franchise tag with the Titans. And on July 15, 2020, he signed a new four-year $50 million contract with the team.
With the inclining career graph and wonderful stats, Derrick has been able to amass popularity and a huge salary from his job. As of 2020, he has a net worth of millions.
Derrick Henry was born to his parents Stacy Veal and Derrick Henry Sr. His mother was just 15 years old when she gave birth to him.
His father was related to drug and prostitution-related offenses because of which he was absent for much of Derrick’s childhood, being arrested around 20 times. Derrick was primarily raised by his grandmother named Gladys with whom he has a very strong and close relationship.
Do you know that Derrick has a portrait tattoo of his grandma on his chest? He graduated from Alabama with a bachelor's degree in communications in May 2018 fulfilling a promise to his grandmother.
Derrick Henry was born on January 4, 1994, in Yulee, Florida. For his early education, he attended Yulee High School where he played for the Yulee Hornets football team as a running back. He was a three-sport star in football, track, and basketball.
Derrick Henry is currently at the age of 26. He stands tall at the height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) and his weight is 247 lb (112 kg).