Dennis Keith Rodman commonly Known as Dennis Rodman was born on 13th May 1961 in Trenton, New Jersey. He is the son of Philander and Shirley Rodman. His father Philander is an Air Force Enlistee. However, His father deserted his family when he was only Three. He and his two younger sisters have grown up without a father figure. After his father left his family his mother moved them to Oak Cliff Section of Dallas, at that time it was one of the most improvised areas of the city. Dennis Keith Rodman took so many odd jobs to support her family.
Moreover, He attended South Oak Cliff High school, where he was the Gym student of Gary Blair who was the coach of Texas A&M basketball team. He was listed in the basketball team but was either benched or cut off from the squads as he measured only 5 Ft 6 in as a freshman in High School, He failed to make a football team and was totally devasted. After finishing his school, he drifted through a series of jobs.
Dennis Rodman worked as an overnight janitor at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. During that period, on a dare, he stuck his broom handle through a gift shop grate and stole 15 watches. He was arrested and jailed that night. But, He got released when he revealed where those watches were. This incident causes strain in between his mother and him.
After this incident, his mother asked him to go for another job or go to college which was enlist in the Armed Service. Rodman ignored her wish. So his mother packed his bag and kicked him out. However, Dennis once said that ‘it left a hole in my life I can’t fill up. In a year he almost grew a foot, topping out a Six-foot- eight. After a year at Cooke County Junior college in Dallas, Dennis Rodman won the basketball scholarship at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
When he arrived there he was Shy and Uncertain about his skill in 1983. In a basketball camp where he used to coach he met a young boy named Bryne Rich.
Rodman helped Bryne talk through his pain in return Bryne introduce Rodman to the Rich Family who adopted Rodman. He used to be a Soft Spoken boy in the college. His rich family offered him an emotional support and encourage his basketball career. Dennis’s career got fire after this. As a college junior and senior he led the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) in rebounding 16.1 per game in 1985 and 17.8 in 1986. At present Dennis Rodman’s Net Worth is $500 thousand dollars. After all these Struggles, Dennis made his net worth to $500 thousand dollars.
The marriage between the Pistons and Dennis Rodman was, for a number of years, a great one. Rodman arrival helped usher in a new era in Pistons basketball. It was led by head coach Chuck Daly, whom Rodman came to adore and Point guard Isiah Thomas, Detroit became one of the elite team in the NBA. the Club won the championship in 1989 and 1990. He was the big reason for the win. He was the fierce defender and tenacious rebounder. In 1990 he was selected to the NBA All-Star team and Tapped as Defensive Player of the year that Same season. This was the turning Point of Dennis Rodman’s life and it eventually had a good impact on Dennis’s net worth as well. From that time his net worth is continuously increasing.
In 1992 he won the first of seven consecutive Rebounding Crowns. In 1993 Daly got retired. Rodman’s relationship with Piston also got affected. He was traded to the San Antonio Spurs. In 1995- 1996 he again got traded to the Chicago Bulls, where he’d go on to team up with Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen to win three consecutive NBA title. In late 1999 he signed with the Los Angeles Lakers. he finished his career that year with the Dallas Mavericks.
Overall, Rodman would finish with five NBA championship, two All-Star Appearance and twice named the league’s top defensive Player. In 2011, he was inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame.
In 1993 he found asleep in a truck in a Parking lot with a loaded Gun, prompting worries that Roadman was Suicidal. He denied that case. He racked up his league’s fines for his Physical Play. In 1997 he paid the cameraman 200,000$ to settle charges that he had intentionally kicked in the Grain while going after a loose ball. He regularly dyed his hair and relish showcasing his off-court romances with celebrities like Madonna and Carmen Electra.
In April 2008 he got arrested in Los Angeles for hitting his wife at a hotel. He was ordered for 45 days of community service by the Judge. In June 2010 it was revealed that he owed more than $300,000 in Child Support. He also participated in Professional Wrestling. He participated in the late 1990’s match. He also worked on his own TV series’ The Roadman World Tour’. He also participated in Reality Shows. He returned to Donald Trump Business Competition ‘The Apprentice’ in 2013. He also acted in Celebrity Rehab and Sober House in 2010.
In February 2013 he traveled to North Korea for two days and met with the country’s leader, Kim Jong-un. In June 2018 he traveled to Singapore to be in the general vicinity of the historic Summit between President Trump and Kim. He created an image with most of his fan as a Bad Boy, living on the Edge. Dennis Rodman was famous for his Nicknamed “The Worm” and is famous for the fierce defensive and rebounding abilities. He earned a triple Razzie award for his films Double Team and Simon Sez. He married Annie Bakes, they had a daughter named Alexis. This couple got a divorce in 1990.
He married Carmen Electra in November 1998 in Nevada. In April 1999 Electra filed a Divorce. In 1999 he met Michelle Moyer, they got married and they both had a son named Dennis Junior and a Daughter, Trinity. This marriage got officially dissolved in 2012.