Dennis Rodman is a retired basketball player who is known for his rebounding and defensive skills. He has played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for several clubs and was also called “The Worm”. Rodman is also an actor and a part-time wrestler. He has appeared in lead characters in the movies ‘Simon Sez’ and ‘Double Team’, and also had his own television show. Now let’s have a close look o Dennis Rodman’s net worth in 2018.
Dennis Rodman Early Life
Dennis Keith Rodman was born in Trenton, New Jersey on May 13, 1961, to his parents Shirley Rodman and Philander Rodman, Jr. He has known to have many half-siblings, as his father settled in the Philippines and got married.
He completed his schooling at South Oak Cliff High School and has attended the Southeastern Oklahoma State University. He used to play basketball both in school and in college. He was named as the Most Valuable Player at the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament.
Dennis Rodman was first married to Annie Bakes. They have a daughter, Alexis. The couple divorced in the 1990s. From November 1998 to April 1999, he was married to Carmen Electra. In 2003, he got married to Michelle Moyer. Prior to their marriage, they had two children. Their marriage got dissolved in 2012.
Rodman has been arrested on various occasions. He also gained considerable media attention by visiting North Korea in 2013 and by befriending Kim Jong-un.
Dennis Rodman Career, Awards & Achievement
Dennis Rodman did many odd jobs after his father left his family. After completing his school, he also worked as a janitor in the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. The Detroit Pistons selected him in the 1986 NBA Draft.
With the Detroit Pistons, he became eligible for the 1987 NBA Playoffs. In the 1989 NBA Season, the Pistons won a total of 59 games and Rodman was named as the NBA Defensive Player of the Year. In the 1991-92 season, Rodman averaged 18.7 rebounds per game and made a total of 1,530 rebounds.
He joined the San Antonio Spurs in the 1993-1994 NBA Season. He was first three games of the season. Two years later, he got traded with the Chicago Bulls. In the 1997-98 season, he played 80 games for the Bulls.
In 1998-99, he joined the Los Angeles Lakers and played 23 games for them. At the age of 38 years old, Rodman joined the Dallas Mavericks for the 1999-2000 season, making it his final season as a professional NBA Player.
Awards & Achievements
In 2001, Dennis Rodman became an inductee of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. He won the IBM Award in 1992. He is a former five-time NBA Champion and has been named as the NBA Defensive Player in 1990 and 1991. He has also made several records in his career and has appeared in the list of “Top 50 Players of All-Time” by SLAM Magazine in 2009. In 2017, Rodman was inducted into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame.
Net Worth of Dennis Rodman
Dennis Rodman’s estimated net worth is more than $600 thousand as of 2018. He has successfully played basketball for many teams and has been NBA Champion on many occasions. Part of his wealth also comes by becoming a part of nWo (New World Order) of WCW. In television, he has appeared in his own show known as ‘The Rodman World Tour’. He has also appeared in films and was the commissioner of Lingerie Football League. Dennis Rodman has also appeared in many TV shows like ‘Celebrity Big Brother’, ‘Celebrity Mole’, and Celebrity Apprentice.
Dennis Rodman is one of the most famous NBA players in the world. He also found success post his NBA career. He is also an author and has penned five books. Rodman has influenced many young people to become active in sports by winning many championships in his career.