|Derek Xiao Quick Info
|6 ft 2 in
|Date of Birth
|March 20, 1997
Derek Xiao is an American reality star and social media personality who garnered fame after being featured on Big Brother 23 in 2021.
DX, Baby D, Little D
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
Derek studied at the University of Maryland. He took hip-hop dance classes in New York in the past.
6 ft 2 in or 188 cm
80 kg or 176.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Derek has dated –
- Claire Rehfuss (2021-Present) – Derek began dating his Big Brother castmate Claire Rehfuss in 2021. The couple appeared in The Amazing Race 35 handing out tickets to teams after they completed the first Roadblock.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Chinese descent.
He considers himself to be funny, logical, and thoughtful.
Through his social media, Derek has either endorsed or promoted various brands including Vimergy, BODYARMOR, and Jackpocket.
Derek Xiao Favorite Things
- Things To Do In His Spare Time – Surf, Play chess
- Duo On Big Brother – Dr. Will and Mike Boogie
Source – Big Brother Fandom
Derek Xiao Facts
- His hometown is Baltimore.
- Xiao resided in New York City, New York in the past.
- Growing up, his mother mostly cooked Chinese. In turn, this sparked his interest in cooking so that he could make and eat other cuisines.
- Derek Xiao started his YouTube channel on August 24, 2013. However, the earliest video posted to his account was on November 2, 2021, titled “Kidnapped by a fan!! | Meeting my reality TV idol.” In the video, he meets up with The Circle star Shubham “Shooby” Goel.
- The earliest post that Xiao uploaded to his Instagram account was on November 2, 2015.
- While on Big Brother 23, Derek received the second most America’s Favorite Houseguest votes.
- He appeared alongside Hannah Chaddha, Kyland Young, Travis Long, and Tiffany Mitchell to name a few on Big Brother 23.
- His least favorite activity is washing the dishes.
- Derek had once rented a Citi bike to compete in a triathlon in college and then crashed it.
- He was once stung by a jellyfish in Thailand and was then forced to eat it.
- In the past, Derek started a company that shipped meal kits by food influencers across the United States.
Featured Image By Derek Xiao / Instagram