Derek Sanderson Jeter was born on June 26, 1974 in Pequannock Township, New Jersey, the son of accountant Dorothy (née Connors) and substance abuse counselor Sanderson Charles Jeter, Ph.D. His mother is of English, German, and Irish ancestry, while his father is African-American.
Derek Jeter is retiring as the second highest-paid player in Major League Baseball history, having amassed $265.2 million in salaries during his 20 seasons as a big leaguer. That is second only to his teammate, Alex Rodriguez, who has made $356.3 million (and counting) in his troubled career.Sep 27, 2014
Derek Jeter was born in Pequannock, New Jersey to Charles and Dorothy Jeter; however, most of his childhood was spent in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He is of mixed race. Jeter grew up as a Yankee fan, going to Yankee games in the summers that he spent with his grandmother in New Jersey.
As of April 2017, Jeter's net worth was $185 million, according to TheRichest.Apr 27, 2017