Dennis Rodman is a professional basketball player. Dennis Rodman made appearances in World Championship Wrestling (WCW).
Dennis Rodman was born on May 13, 1961. As of now, he is 61 years old. He was born in the United States in Trenton, New Jersey. Taurus is his zodiac sign. The name of his parents is Shirley and Philander Rodman. Dennis Rodman’s father worked for the Air Force.
Later, His father left his family and he grew up, in the Oak Cliff section of Dallas with his mother and two sisters, Debra and Kim.
Regarding his educational background, he attended South Oak Cliff High School, he came in contact with Gary Blair the future Texas A&M basketball coach.
Furthermore, Rodman measured barely 5 feet 11 inches so he was not selected for the basketball. He grew out of his frame to measure 6 feet 7 inches tall As puberty hit Rodman. In Gainesville, Texas he attended Cooke County College where he joined the basketball team.
Career and Professional Life
In 1986 by the Detroit Pistons, Dennis Rodman was drafted. In the 1987 NBA PlayoffsDetroit Pistons won 52 games to make place for themselves. Rodman played consistently well registering in the next season 1987-88, with an average of 11.6 points and 8.7 rebounds. Likewise, the Pistons reached the finals of the 1988 NBA but lost to Los Angeles Lakers.
From 1988-89 averaging 9.0 points and 9.4 rebounds in 27 minutes, he was on the bench for the next season. Later on, the Pistons eventually reached the finals and beat the Lakers. To put up a tough defense with 19 rebounds Rodman battled back spasms.
For two consecutive years, Piston won the championship and to the clubs’ victories, Rodman became one of the main players to have contributed. On the 1990 NBA All-Star team, his strong defense and exemplary rounding skills earned him a spot. Additionally, he was also nominated for The Defensive Player of the Year award.
In 1992 he won the first consecutive rebounding crowns. Chuck Daly the coach of the Pistons, whom Rodman looked up to as a father in 1993, resigned after which Rodman’s relationship with the club’s management got strained. Rodman decided to leave the club and was traded to the San Antonio Spurs despite having a few more years in his contract.
More about his career
Rodman was suspended in the 1994-95 season, twice because of his scuffle with the club’s front office. After missing 19 games he finally returned to the game. Moreover, Rodman was once again traded and this time he joined the Chicago Bulls as a power forward In the 1995-96 season. Rodman played his ace game by snatching more than 20 rebounds 11 times in spite of struggling with calf problems.
Later on, he started his own talk show in 1996, ‘The Rodman World Tour’ which aired on MTV. Thus, the show was known for its quirky way of interviewing its guests. Furthermore, he featured in his own debut film ‘Double Team’ in 1997.
Likewise, the film was heavily criticized and so was Rodman’s pathetic acting. In 1999 the negative reception did not deter him from starring in another action film titled ‘Simon Sez’. In 2013, to hold a basketball exhibition Vice Media correspondent Rodman headed to North Korea, Ryan Duffy.
To have ever met the North Korean leader he and his team were the first Americans, Kim Jong-un. Later on, on his return, he stated that Kim was his “friend for life”. He found himself in yet another controversy in 2017 after the media lambasted his intentions. Moreover, Rodman vehemently denied the accusations and the government’s involvement in his visit.
Caption: Dennis Rodman playing a game. Source: The Sports rush.
The net worth of Dennis Rodman is around $500 thousand dollars. He has earned a decent amount of money in his profession as a professional basketball player. However, he is living a Luxury, happy and lavish life with his family.
Furthermore, he endorse many big brands like Nike in his peak time, Nike even released a custom range of shoes named after Dennis Rodman. He earns a good amount with these big brands.
Rodman is a married man. He was married to Annie Bakes with whom he has a daughter named Alexis. Later on, they separated in the early 1990s. after that, in November 1998 he then married Carmen Electra in Las Vegas. However, Electra filed for divorce in the same year.
Similarly, he met Michelle Moyer in 1999. The couple has 2 kids, named Dennis and Junior Trinity. In 2003 Rodman and Moyer got married. Additionally, this marriage too could not sustain for long as his wife Moyer filed for divorce in 2004.
Dennis Rodman has a height of 6 ft 7 inches. His body weight is around 110 kg. Moreover, he has got black eyes and black color hair. Likewise, the other measurements like shoe size, dress size, etc are not disclosed.
Source: Dennis Rodman posing for a photo. Source: Pixels
Moreover, Dennis Rodman has got 2.2 million followers on his Instagram account. On Twitter, he has got 484.2k followers. Thus, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is active on Facebook and got 3.3k followers.
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