Dennis Rodman Fast Facts

(CNN)Here's a look at the life of former professional basketball player Dennis Rodman.

Birth date:
May 13, 1961
Birth place: Trenton, New Jersey
    Birth name: Dennis Keith Rodman
    Father: Philander Rodman
    Mother: Shirley Rodman
    Marriages: Michelle Moyer (May 13, 2003-2012, divorced); Carmen Electra (1998-1999, divorced); Anicka Bakes (1992-1993, divorced)
    Children: with Michelle Moyer: Trinity, 2002; Dennis Jr., 2001; with Anicka Bakes: Alexis, 1988
    Education: Attended Cooke County Junior College, 1982-1983; Attended Southeastern Oklahoma State University, 1983-1986
    Other Facts:
    Career Statistics: 6,683 points, 11,954 rebounds
    Won five NBA championships (1988-1989, 1989-1990 with Detroit Pistons; 1995-1996, 1996-1997, 1997-1998 with Chicago Bulls)
    Father left the family when Rodman was three.
    Worked as a janitor at the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport at age 19.
    Dated Madonna.
    Nicknamed "The Worm."
    Has appeared on the reality shows "Celebrity Rehab" and "Celebrity Apprentice."
    1983 -
    Begins attending Southeastern Oklahoma State University on a basketball scholarship.
    1986 - Is chosen in the second round of the NBA draft.
    1986-1993 - Plays for the Detroit Pistons.
    1990 - Is named NBA defensive player of the year.
    1991 - Is named NBA defensive player of the year.
    1993-1995 - Plays for the San Antonio Spurs.
    1995-1997 - Plays for the Chicago Bulls.
    1996 - Rodman's memoir, "Bad as I Wanna Be," is released.
    1997 - Is suspended and fined by the NBA for kicking a courtside photographer.
    1997 - Co-stars with Jean-Claude Van Damme in the film, "Double Team."
    1999 - Plays 23 games for the Los Angeles Lakers before being released.
    2000 - Plays 12 games with the Dallas Mavericks before being released.
    March 2000 - Settles a lawsuit with Connie Wilcox, a Las Vegas waitress, who accused Rodman of grabbing her breasts.
    July 2000 - Is sentenced to probation and required to attend an alcohol program after pleading guilty to driving under the influence.
    2005 - Becomes the first man and first athlete to pose nude for a PETA ad, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
    2011 - Is inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
    February 2013 - Travels to North Korea with the Harlem Globetrotters for an exhibition game. Strikes up a friendship with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un.
    September 2013 - Travels to North Korea on what he calls a "basketball diplomacy tour."
    December 2013 - Travels to North Korea, with a documentary crew, to help train a team of North Korean basketball players for a January exhibition game against former NBA players. The exhibition game will celebrate the birthday of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
    January 7, 2014 - During an interview with Chris Cuomo on CNN, Rodman yells angrily and suggests that American Kenneth Bae had done something to deserve his 15-year sentence.
    January 8, 2014 - Leads a sing along of "Happy Birthday" to Kim Jong Un.
    January 9, 2014 - Apologizes for his outburst on CNN, explaining that he was stressed out and drinking when he made the remarks.
    January 15, 2014 - Checks into a New Jersey alcohol-rehabilitation facility.
    January 2014 - While in rehab, Rodman expresses in an interview with Chris Cuomo on CNN that he would be willing to trade places with detained American Kenneth Bae.
    January 25, 2015 - Slamdance film festival premiere's "Big Bang in Pyongyang" a documentary film recounting Rodman's 2013 visit to North Korea.