Scottie Pippen vs Dennis Rodman Net Worth: Which Bulls Legend is Richer Right Now?

Published 10/29/2021, 1:24 PM EDT


Not many fans from today’s generation will understand the sheer dominance and quality of the Chicago Bulls in the 90s. Even those who do, will mostly remember the great Michael Jordan, and rightly so. However, even MJ could succeed because he had the support of his two brothers in arms – Scottie Pippen and Dennis Rodman. Although they weren’t recognized as much, the duo were vital for the red devils during the course of their three-peats. So which of these two Bulls icons has a higher net worth?

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Pippen was the key forward for the Bulls. In his 17 years, he played 12 seasons with Chicago, winning 6 titles in the process. During this time, he averaged over 16 points, and was an aggressive beast. Meanwhile, Rodman was also a forward, and was part of Chicago’s first three-peat. Though he was there only for three campaigns, he left an everlasting impact. Amassing an average of close to 8 points in his career, his best phase definitely came under Jordan.

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Scottie Pippen vs Dennis Rodman: Which Bulls icon is worth more?

During his long stint in the league, Scottie Pippen earned close to $109 million in salary. A 7-time All-star, he played an instrumental in capturing Chicago’s numerous rings. He is one of only four players to have their jersey number retired by the Bulls. As a result, it is often said that Pippen was one of the most underrated, as well as underpaid players. Currently, the 56-year-old is happily in retirement, and has a net worth of $20 million.

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A player very close to the hearts of Bulls buffs, Dennis Rodman is older than Pippen and Jordan. At his peak, he amassed close to $30 million in his career. ‘The Worm’ was known for his immense skills with the ball, and aggressive capabilities. Now well into his retirement, he focuses more on social and political work. Thus, the 60-year-old veteran’s current net worth stands at $500 thousand.

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According to the numbers, Scottie Pippen is currently richer than Dennis Rodman. However, their contributions towards building a culture at Chicago go well beyond the numbers. They are among two of the biggest stars of the franchise, and of the league. After all, they are the three-peat kings!

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Sankalp Harikrishnan

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Sankalp Harikrishnan is an NBA and Tennis writer at EssentiallySports. He aspires to pursue Sports Journalism and has represented his institution in cricket, badminton, football and table tennis. Sankalp idolises Roger Federer and Stephen Curry, and has an inherent love for statistics.

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