Dennis Rodman is a former retired basketball player who known globally for rebounding and defensive skills. He has featured prominently in National Basketball Association for various clubs. In his time he gained the nickname ‘The Worm.’ Rodman is an actor in several movies and sometimes a part-time wrestler, and he commands his TV show. Let’s have a look at the net worth and earnings of Dennis Rodman in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
His birth name is Dennis Keith Rodman. He was born in New Jersey in 1961, May. His father is philander rodman and mother, Shirley Rodman. He has many half-siblings when his father settled in the Philippines and married another wife. Dennis attended school at South Oak Cliff High and was later admitted to Southeastern Oklahoma State University. He started playing basketball in high school and further went on at college. At the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, he has crowned the Most Valuable Player.
Dennis’s first wife was Annie Blakes with whom they had a daughter, Alexis and they divorced in 1990. He then married Carmen Electra for just one year. His third marriage was to Michelle Moyer in 2003 with whom they had two children even before marrying and later got separated in 2012.
He has been arrested several times for various reasons, and he is recognized internationally when he visited North Korea to befriend Kim Jong in 2013.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
He started his career by doing odd jobs after his father left them. He had to find a way of acquiring the basic needs. After college, he worked as a cleaner at the airport before being drafted in 1986 NBA draft for the Detroit Pistons. With the pistons, he was cleared to play in the playoffs in 1987. He went on to feature in the 1989 NBA season for the Pistons where they won 59 games with Dennis being named Defensive Player of the Year. The following season he recorded an average of 18.7 rebounds per game.
Dennis joined San Antonio Spurs in 1993 where he featured for the first three games of the new season. Two years after, he joined Chicago Bulls where he tallied a total of 80 games for them. He has also played 23 games for the Los Angeles Lakers. Dennis retired at the age of 38 years with Dallas Mavericks being the last professional team he played for. His career saw him venture into basketball only in which he made a notable success.
In 2001, Dennis became an inductee in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. He has gone ahead to win IBM Award in 1992, a former NBA champion for five times and has been crowned NBA Defensive Player twice in 1990, and 1991.he also has personal records of being in the top 50 players of all time list.
Net Worth & Earnings
In the time of his basketball career, Dennis has accumulated a net worth of over $1 million. He has played for many NBA teams, and this value has been realized from the earnings and salaries he received in this venture. He has also made appearances in shows like ‘The Rodman World Tour,’ films which have contributed significantly to the value. However, had he not been arrested, this figure would be significantly higher.
Dennis is one of the most popular NBA stars in the world. He is a living legend in the history of the sport. Even after retiring, he has found enormous success off the pitch. He is an author and has five books to his name. Also, he is a motivational figure to many young people who want to make a career from their diversified talent in sports. He has helped his teams win championships.