Dennis Rodman Net Worth
|Salary:||$100,000 Per Year|
|Real Name:||Dennis Keith Rodman|
|Date of Birth:||13th May 1961|
|Age:||61 years old|
|Height:||6 ft 7 in|
|Profession:||Basketball Player, Wrestler|
|Updated:||23rd September 2022|
Dennis Rodman was born Dennis Keith Rodman in Trenton, New Jersey on May 13, 1961. He was a colorful professional basketball player both on and off the court, whose NBA basketball career spanned 20 years with five NBA championships. In addition, he also played for the Long Beach Jam, Orange County Crush, and Tijuana Dragos of the American Basketball Association, the Fuerza Regia in Mexico, and the Brighton Bears of the British Basketball League.
Rodman attended South Oak Cliff High School, but didn’t play basketball. After growing 8 inches in height, he played college basketball at Cooke County College and Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
Dennis Rodman was selected in the second round of the 1986 NBA draft by the Detroit Pistons. He fit in well with the team, and his rebounding skills were phenomenal, getting 1,530 rebounds in 1992. However, in 1992, Pistons’ coach Chuck Daly, who Rodman often thought of as a surrogate father, left the team. Rodman demanded a trade and went to the San Antonio Spurs. The following year, Dennis Rodman had problems with the Spurs front office and found himself suspended several times.
After two years, the Spurs traded Rodman to the Chicago Bulls for the 1995 season. With Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and now Dennis Rodman at his peak, the Bulls won the 1996 NBA Championship. Teh Bulls released Rodman in 1999 and The Los Angeles Lakers picked him up. He only played 23 games with the Lakers before the team released him. The Dallas Mavericks signed Rodman for the 1999 NBA season, but Rodman displayed erratic behavior and Dallas released him at the end of the season.
Despite making more than $27 million in his lifetime, five-time NBA champion Dennis Rodman’s net worth is only about $500,000.
Dennis Rodman’s NBA Highlights
- Rodman earned seven NBA rebounding champion crowns in his career (1992-1998).
- Rodman got a career-high 34 rebounds in a March 1992 game.
- He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
- His Pistons jersey was retired (No. 10).
- He was named to the NBA 75th Anniversary Team in 2021.
Dennis Rodman Net Worth
During his NBA career, Dennis Rodman made approximately $27,000,000.00. He earned $9 million a year from the Chicago Bulls at his peak. However, lifestyle choices, erratic behavior, and reckless spending cost him greatly and Dennis Rodman’s net worth is only $500,000.
|1998-99||Los Angeles Lakers||$1,000,000|
|1994-95||San Antonio Spurs||$2,500,000|
|1993-94||San Antonio Spurs||$2,450,000|
In addition to his NBA career earnings, Rodman also made money by becoming a professional wrestler, signing a two-year contract with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in 1996 for $1.6 million.
Dennis Rodman’s Personal Life
Dennis’s father, Philander Rodman, Jr., left the family and moved to the Philippines when Rodman was young. After not talking to or seeing his father for over 30 years, Rodman reconnected with Philander in 2012. When he was young, Dennis Rodman was nicknamed “The Worm” by his mother, Shirley, due to his squirming while playing pinball. His mother tried to support the family as best she could, but the family grew up in Oak Cliff, one of the poorest sections of town. Dennis’s sisters, Debra Rodman and Kim Rodman, excelled at basketball, being named All-Americans in college.
Dennis Rodman has been married three times. His first wife was Annie Bakes. Rodman’s relationship with Annie began dating in 1987. The couple welcomed a daughter, Alexis Caitlyn, in 1988 and married in 1992. But, the marriage only lasted 84 days as Annie accused Rodman of abuse and adultery. After the divorce, Rodman briefly dated Madonna.
Rodman’s second marriage was to actress Carmen Electra in 1998 in Las Vegas. Rodman filed for an annulment nine days later, but the couple reconciled and remained married another five months before Electra filed for divorce in April 1999.
Rodman’s third marriage was in 2003 to Michelle Moyer. The couple has two children: son Dennis Jr. and daughter Trinity. Michelle filed for divorce less than a year later, but the couple spent years reconciling and breaking up again before finally divorcing in 2012. Trinity plays soccer for the Washington Spirit and Dennis Jr. (who goes by DJ) plays basketball for Washington State University.
Dennis Rodman Controversies
- Rodman visited North Korea in 2103 and claimed he and leader Kim Jong-un were ” friends for life.”
- Rodman tripped and kicked cameraman Eugene Amos during a game against the Minnesota Timberwolves in 1997. Amos settled for $200,000. Rodman was also suspended for 11 games without pay, meaning he lost approximately $1 million for the incident.
- He appeared on Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew in 2009 and was a patient at the Pasadena Recovery Center in Hollywood Hills.
Dennis Rodman’s Career Outside Basketball
Dennis Rodman was friends with wrestler Hulk Hogan and signed a contract with WCW in 1998. Rodman briefly became part of the nWo (New World Order), including Hogan and Macho Man Randy Savage. Some of his WCW highlights were helping Hogan win the 1997 WCW World Heavyweight Championship, wrestling Macho Man Randy Savage in 1999, and his 2000 retirement match against Curt Henning in an Australian Outback match. He returned to the ring again in 2008, defeating Saved by the Bell star Dustin Diamond.
Other endeavors outside the court and ring included appearing in Double Team with Jean-Claude Van Damme and Simon Sez with Tom Berringer, posing naked for a PETA anti-fur advertisement, appearing on Celebrity Big Brother and Celebrity Apprentice, and wearing a wedding dress to promote his biography, Bad As I Wanna Be.
Dennis Rodman FAQs
What is Dennis Rodman Net Worth?
Dennis Rodman net worth is currently $500,000 USD.
How much money does Dennis Rodman earn?
Dennis Rodman earns $100,000 per year from various sources.
How tall is Dennis Rodman?
Dennis Rodman is 6 ft 7 in
How old is Dennis Rodman?
Dennis Rodman is currently 61 years old.
When is Dennis Rodman birthday?
Dennis Rodman birthday is on 13th May.