Who is Gersson Rosas' wife Susana? Meet the basketball exec's family

Amber Peake September 23, 2021
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Gersson Rosas made the news this week after he was fired from his job as president of basketball operations at the Minnesota Timberwolves. Now fans are curious to know more about Gersson Rosas’ wife and family away from his career.

Who is Gersson Rosas’ wife, Susana?

Gersson Rosas and his wife, Susana Howard, have been together since they were teenagers having first crossed paths in high school. Looking back on their high-school days together, he joked about his wife’s reaction to his NBA dreams in an interview with The Undefeated.

He told the sports publication: “I met my wife in high school and she would ask me, ‘What do you want to do when you grow up?’ I knew I wanted to be in the NBA and be a (general manager).

“She didn’t so much laugh as in shock, like ‘What do you mean? Are you saying this to impress me? Or is this something that you really care about?'”

Susana seems to prefer to keep away from the spotlight as her Instagram is set to private. However, Rosas did tag her in an Instagram post in honour of Mother’s Day last year as he shared his appreciation.

He wrote: “To the best mother in the whole wide world! Appreciate all you do for our family. Love you @thesusanarosas Happy Mother’s Day!”

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Do they have children?

Yes. Gersson Rosas and wife Susana have two children – twins Grayson and Giana, who they welcomed in 2016.

Basketball fans may remember the pair as they appeared alongside Rosas in 2019 during his first press conference as president of basketball operations at the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Rosas, who was born in Bogotá, Colombia, has previously admitted he and his children speak Spanish at home. In an interview with NBA, he explained: “That’s our way to continue our culture and continue our traditions.”

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What is Gersson Rosas’ net worth?

Gersson Rosas’ passion for basketball started in high school when his dream of becoming a general manager in the National Basketball Association started.

After studying business at the University of Houston, Rosas went on to gain experience as an intern before landing a role as general manager for the Dallas Mavericks.

Rosas went on to become known for his stint with the Houston Rockets and joined the Minnesota Timberwolves as president of basketball operations in 2019.

Looking back on the basketball executive’s career, it’s no surprise some sources online have estimated his net worth in 2021 to be about $5 million.

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Amber is an entertainment journalist with a love for anything showbiz, celeb or reality TV. After graduating with a degree in Journalism at Brunel University she became a Showbiz Reporter at Express.co.uk. Having written for both HITC and The Focus, Amber is now a staff writer for The Focus covering the latest celeb and entertainment trends.