How much is Dennis Rodman worth? $500,000
How did Dennis Rodman earn his money and wealth?
Dennis Rodman, real name Dennis Keith Rodman, was born on 13 May 1961 in Trenton New Jersey to Philander Rodman Jr and Shirley. When Dennis was young, his father left the family which includes his two young sisters. Later, the family moved to Dallas where his mother struggled to feed her children and earned by doing all sorts of odd jobs which came her way. Dennis attended South Oak Cliff High School. He failed to enter in the basketball team there and was not considered as an athletic standout owing to his 5 feet 6 inches height.
After graduating from high school in the year 1979, Dennis worked as a janitor at the Dallas Fort Worth airport. He was given a chance to go to a school later by a family friend. He played basketball there and to everyone’ surprise, proved to be a dominant player. In his three seasons at the program there, Dennis averaged 25.7 points as well as 15.7 rebounds in each game.
Dennis Rodman is an American ex-professional basketball player. He was drafted by the Detroit Pistons as the third round pick in the NBA draft of 1986. Soon after his arrival in the Pistons, the team became as one of the elite teams in the league. The club won a championship in the year 1989 and later on again in the year 1990 majorly because of his defensive end. For the feats, Dennis was selected to the 1990 NBA All-Star while he also won the Defensive Player of the Year Award that same season. He also won the first of 7 consecutive rebounding crowns in the year 1992.
Dennis was traded to the San Antonio Spurs in the year 1993. Before the 1995-96 season, he was again traded to the Chicago Bulls where he went on to win three consecutive NBA titles. After his tenure ended with the Bulls, Dennis signed a contract with the Los Angeles Lakers for a brief term in the 1999 season. He finished his football playing career in 2000 with the Dallas Mavericks.
Apart from his NBA career, Dennis has also briefly played as a professional wrestler, participating in a few matches in the late 1990s. He also had how own MTV reality talk show titled ‘The Rodman World Tour’ in the year 1996. In 1997, Dennis made his feature movie debut in the action movie ‘Double Team.’ He has later appeared in a few acting roles since then in shows such as ‘3rd Rock from the Sun,’ ‘Celebrity Mole,’ etc.
What are the highest grossing earnings of Dennis Rodman?
- Annual salary as a player for the Chicago Bulls (1996): $9,000,000
- Annual salary as a player for the Chicago Bulls (1997); $4,500,000
- Annual salary as a player for the Los Angeles Lakers (1998): $1,000,000
- Annual salary as a player for the Chicago Bulls (1995): $2,500,000
- Annual salary as a player for the Chicago Bulls (1994): $2,500,000
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