Derek met Bachelor alum Taylor Nolan during season 4 of Bachelor in Paradise. While she accepted his proposal during the live reunion, the twosome called it quits in June 2018 after a year together. After he was briefly linked to Stephanie Pratt, Derek returned to Mexico for Bachelor in Paradise season 6 in 2019. His second stint was more dramatic as he feuded with John Paul Jones over Tayshia Adams.
Derek, who lives in New York City, is a Senior Vice President at Laurel Road. He got engaged to British model Saffron Vadher in November 2020.Back to top