Dennis Rodman is a basketball player turned reality TV star who now stars in VH1’s The Surreal Life. Fans are now wondering how much the former Detroit Pistons player is worth since saying goodbye to hoops.
The Surreal Life isn’t Dennis’ first reality TV score. He was crowned the winner of the $222,000 main prize at the 2004 Celebrity Mole, and now he’s living with a bunch of famous strangers again.
How did Dennis accumulate his fortune? Well, two factors are that he was successful enough to earn a Hall of Fame star and was honored as one of the league’s greatest players of all time on the NBA’s 75th Anniversary Team. .
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Dennis Rodman’s net worth
Dennis is worth $500,000, Celebrity Net Worth reports. During his NBA career, Dennis earned $27 million in salary, with his peak season from 1996 to 1997 when he earned $9 million, as the 10th highest paid player in the league.
It is reported that the NBA player lived an equally big lifestyle and then went through a number of financial issues later in life. Nicknamed “The Worm”, he was best known for his incredible rebounding ability and aggressive style.
He has won five NBA championships, was a two-time NBA All-Star and a seven-time NBA Rebounding Champion. Dennis was also a professional wrestler in WCW (World Championship Wrestling).
His career began with the Detroit Pistons
Dennis’ basketball career began with the Detroit Pistons when he qualified for the NBA draft in 1986. He was drafted by the team as the third pick in the second round (27th overall ), joining coach Chuck Daly’s team.
Although he was hampered by back spasms, he dominated the boards, grabbing 19 rebounds in Game 3 and providing solid interior defense. Then from 1993 to 1995, Dennis played for the San Antonio Spurs.
Rodman was then traded to the Chicago Bulls from 1995 to 1996, when he recorded his first triple-double against the Philadelphia 76ers on January 16, 1996, scoring 10 points and adding 21 rebounds and 10 assists.
After his NBA career, Dennis took a long hiatus from basketball and focused on his film career and wrestling in 2004. That year he signed with the ABA’s Orange County Crush and more later Tijuana Dragons.
He quickly bid farewell to hoop shooting, but his talents were certainly remembered. In April 2011, it was announced that Dennis would be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame!
Dennis’ children and family
In 1999, Dennis met Michelle Moyer, with whom he had a son, Dennis Jr – known as “DJ” – on April 25, 2001, and a daughter, Trinity, born on May 20, 2002. Their marriage was dissolved in 2012. .
Both following in their father’s athletic footsteps, son DJ started playing college basketball for Washington State in 2019, while daughter Trinity is a professional football player for the Washington Spirit.
Dennis has been married three times and is the father of three children. His first wife was Annie Bakes, with whom he had daughter Alexis Caitlyn on September 28, 1988. His second marriage was to model Carmen Electra, whom he married in 1998.
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