Who is Dennis Rodman and what is his net worth 2018? Dennis Rodman is a former American basketball player who has played for various clubs in the NBA (National Basketball Association). Rodman was nicknamed as “The Worm” and has played for clubs like Detroit Pistons, Chicago Bulls, Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Lakers, and San Antonio Spurs. He is known for his defensive and rebounding abilities. He has been known as the best rebounding forward in the history of NBA. He wore a wedding dress in order to promote his autobiography in 1996. He is also a retired part-time wrestler and actor. He has also appeared in several TV shows.
Dennis Keith Rodman was born on May 13, 1961, in Trenton, New Jersey. He was born to parents Philander Rodman Jr. and Shirley Rodman. His father was enlisted in the Air Force and fought in the Vietnam War. His father settled in the Philippines and has siblings from his father’s side. He has listed that he is eldest of 47 children. He has two sisters named Debra and Kim. He grew up in Dallas and was living in an all-female household.
Both his sisters have become All-Americans. He went to South Oak Cliff High School and as a child, he failed to be on the football teams. After completing his school he used to work in the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport as an overnight janitor. He then decided to make an attempt in basketball and then got transferred to Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
Dennis Rodman was married to Annie Bakers and has a daughter named Alexis born in 1988. The couple got separated in the early 1990s. In 1998, he married Carmen Electra and they got divorced in April 1999. He then married Michelle Moyer in 2003 and have two children named D.J. and Trinity. Their marriage was dissolved in 2012. Rodman was also in a relationship with pop star Madonna.
In the 1986 NBA Draft, Dennis Rodman was drafted by the Detroit Pistons. In the 1987-88 Season, he had 11.6 average points with 8.7 rebounds. A year later, his average point was 9.0 with 9.4 rebounds. At the NBA Playoffs in 1990, Detroit Pistons defeated the Chicago Bulls and in the NBA finals, they defeated Portland by 5 games.
In October 1993, Rodman was traded with the San Antonio Spurs. Before the 1995-1996 Season, he was traded to the Chicago Bulls. He scored 7.5 points with 13.7 rebounds on an average in the 1996 NBA Playoffs. He won his sixth rebounding title with 16.7 boards per game in the 1996-1997 NBA Season.
In January 1999, he was released by the Bulls and then he joined Los Angeles Lakers. He only played 23 games with the Lakers and got released. He was then signed by Dallas Mavericks and played 12 games for the club in the 1999-2000 NBA Season. He was also a part of the World Championship Wrestling in 1997. Rodman also had his own reality show called ‘The Rodman World Tour’ on MTV. In 1997, he made his film debut in ‘Double Team’.
In 1992, Dennis Rodman won the IBM Award. He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2011. He has won the ‘NBA Defensive Player of the Year’ in 1990 and 1991. In 2017, he was inducted into the ‘Michigan Sports Hall of Fame’.
Dennis Rodman Net Worth
Dennis Rodman has played for different clubs in his NBA career. He has also appeared in films and was also a wrestler. Dennis Rodman’s net worth is an estimated $600 thousand. He is also a writer and has published 5 books in his career. In 1992, his offensive rebounds were 523.
He also holds 7 consecutive rebounding lead in the NBA. His career rebounding percentage is 23.4%. He was a member of Hulk Hogan’s ‘nWo’ and was the winner of ‘Hulk Hogan’s Celebrity Championship Wrestling’ in 2008. Rodman also played the lead role in the 1999 film ‘Simon Sez’. He is a former 5-time NBA Champion.