Derek is now aged 41 years old but till date he hasn't tied his married knot and has not been divorced yet. However, there is several information and rumors about his love life in the media. In 1997, he was spotted with an American singer and songwriter Mariah Carey. She is also an actress and record producer. This continued this romantic love affair for about a year and they broke up in 1998.
After that Derek dated several fashion models and celebrities like Vida Guerra, Lara Dutta and Joy Enriquez. In 2003, he was seen with a TV personality, actress and model Vanessa Lachey. They dated each other for about two years and they broke up in 2005.
In May 2008, Derek was spotted with Minka Kelly. Minka Kelly is an actress and she is mainly popular for her role in the TV series like Friday Night Lights, Parenthood and so on. They called off this love life in August 2011. He also dated Jordana Brewster and Jessica Biel for several months.
After being in love with a fashion model Hannah Davis for several months, they announced that they got engaged in November 2015. Davis is famous for her appearance in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. They are about to get married and be each other’s loving spouse.
Derek's father Sanderson Charles Jeter, Ph.D. is a former baseball player and he played baseball at Fisk University. His interest in baseball grew when he was just a little boy. As a child, he was enrolled at Kalamazoo Central High School. He was also named as one of the best high school baseball players in Michigan. He also won the 1992 High School Player of the Year Award. His outstanding baseball skills were well appreciated by the University of Michigan and then he joined University of Michigan after they offered him baseball scholarship to play for Michigan Wolverines baseball team. In 1992 season, he played for Gulf Coast Yankees in minor league baseball. He played in the minor league baseball for about four years and then on 29th of May 1995 he made his MLB debut for New York Yankees. In 1999, he signed a contract worth of a $5 million salary. His net worth is $185 million.