|Celebrity Name:||Dennis Rodman|
|Birth Name:||Dennis Keith Rodman|
|Birth Date:||May 13, 1961|
|Age:||60 years old|
|Birth Place:||Trenton, New Jersey, United States|
|Profession:||Basketball player (former)|
|Spouse (Name):||Annie Bakes (div. the early 1990s); Carmen Electra (div. 1999); Michelle Moyer (div. 2012)|
|Children:||Dennis Rodman Jr.; Trinity Rodman; Alexis Rodman|
|Net Worth:||$500 thousand|
|Last Updated :||2022|
Dennis Rodman A.K.A “the Worm” is a former American professional basketball player. Dennis Rodman is currently aged 60, and his physical statistics are given as a height – of 6ft 7in (2.01m) and weight – of 100kg (220lb).
In this article, we will be sharing all you need to know about Dennis Rodman net worth and biography, including his former part-time career in professional wrestling, and his entrance and appearances into the TV show industry.
Dennis Rodman Early Life
Dennis Rodman’s birth name is Dennis Keith Rodman, and he was born on the 13th of May, 1961 in Trenton, New Jersey, United States. Dennis Rodman’s parents are Shirley and Philander Rodman, Jr. According to Dennis Rodman, he has a total of 47 siblings and he is the oldest of them all.
While growing up, Dennis Rodman’s father left the family and ended up staying in the Philippines. This consequently prompted Shirley to take up the mantle as the man of the house. He took up different odd jobs simultaneously in a bid to cater to his family.
Dennis Rodman grew up in the then-impoverished area of Oak Cliff in the city of Dallas. For his education, Dennis Rodman went to South Oak Cliff where he got himself involved in athletics. He also attended North Central Texas College.
After his education at South Oak Cliff, Dennis Rodman took a janitor job at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. While in college, he made friends with Bryne Rich during a summer youth basketball camp.
The duo became so close, but Bryne’s family was initially reluctant to accommodate Dennis because of his skin color. However, they soon became warm towards him because he had helped Bryne overcome his shy and withdrawn nature. Bryne’s family like Rodman’s supported him through college.
Dennis Rodman Career Life
In the course of Dennis Rodman’s career, he has played in 911 games in 14 NBA seasons, with a total of 6,683 points, and 11,954 rebounds. Dennis Rodman has been praised as one of the most successful defensive players in the history of the NBA.
During his career, he was once fined a penalty of about $200 thousand for assaulting a referee. This also cost him 11 months of suspension and an estimate of $1 million in potential earnings. Rodman has played for San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Lakers, Dallas Mavericks, Chicago Bulls, and Orange Country Crush.
Dennis Rodman also has had a number of achievements during his professional basketball career. On April 19, 1998, Dennis Rodman became the oldest player in the history of the NBA to lead the league in rebounding, at the age of 36.
Dennis Rodman equally holds notable records for both offensive and defensive rebound percentage. In fact, he holds 7 of 10 rebound percentage seasons in the history of the NBA.
In addition, Dennis Rodman is credited with the top 5 rebounding seasons since 1979 with the highest average of 18.66 rebounds per game, in a season. Similarly, he is the only player in the history of the NBA since 1973, to record a high number of 1,500 rebounds in a season (1991 – 1992). Dennis Rodman also won Hulk Hogan’s Celebrity Championship Wrestling tournament in 2008.
On March 10, 1997, Dennis Rodman made his debut in his professional wrestling career. He first retired in 2000 but returned to appear as a contestant in Hulk Hogan’s Celebrity Championship Wrestling which he eventually own. He then retired finally in 2008.
Dennis Rodman Awards and Recognition
Dennis Rodman’s fame is commensurate with a list of career achievements. The retired American basketball player is in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2011 and also in the Michigan Sports Hall of Game Class of 2017.
He has an 8-time NBA All-defensive Selection in 1989 – 1993, 1994, 1995, and 1996. In the years 1989, 1990, 1996, 1997, and 1998, Dennis Rodman emerged as NBA Champion. In 1992, he received an IBM Award, and he has been a 2-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year.
Dennis Rodman is a 2-time NBA All-Star (1990 & 1992) and has a two-time All-NBA Third Team (1992 & 1995). In 2009, Dennis Rodman was listed as number 48 on the SLAM Magazine Top 50 Players of All-time.
Dennis Rodman Personal Life
Dennis Rodman has been known for his rough lifestyle and physical outlook, having piercings and tattoos on his body. He is said to have made both verbal and physical assaults on officials during his career.
Dennis Rodman has also battled alcohol problems which caused him to enter an outpatient rehab facility in Florida in May 2008 and the ‘Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew program in 2009.
In the aspect of his relationship and family life, Dennis Rodman has had three previous marriages. Dennis Rodman’s first marriage was to Annie Bakes, and they had a daughter, Alexis born in 1988. The couple ended their marriage in the early 1990s.
Thereafter, Dennis Rodman’s second marriage was to Carmen Electra, who was a model, in November 1998 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. The marriage however came to an end when Electra filed for divorce in March 1999.
Dennis Rodman’s third marriage was with Michelle Moyer whom he met in 1999 after the break of his second marriage. Dennis Rodman and Michelle Moyer had two children together: their son, Dennis Jr., and their daughter, Trinity born in 2000 and 2001 respectively.
After numerous attempts to save their marriage, Dennis Rodman’s third marriage finally crashed in 2012.
Dennis Rodman Net Worth
The major source of Dennis Rodman net worth is his career as a basketball player. Currently, he has an estimated net worth of $500 thousand. He lost a large proportion of his wealth to child and spousal support and this is the reason why there isn’t much to say about his net worth.
Regarding his assets, Dennis Rodman owned a home in Newport Beach, and he owned a Lamborghini. During the course of his NBA career, Rodman earned about $27 million in salary alone. He had further acquired wealth from endorsements, appearance fees, sales of books, etc.
This is all you need to know concerning Dennis Rodman net worth and biography. He remains a name to be reckoned with as far as famous professional basketball players are concerned.