Annie Bakes came into the limelight as the first wife of Dennis Rodman. Dennis Rodman does not need any introduction to avid basketball fans. He is a former American professional basketball player. He is one of the most skilled rebounders, best defenders, and most outrageous characters in the history of the professional basketball game.
In his heyday, Annie Bakes’ ex-husband played for the Detroit Pistons, San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, and Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). While Bakes was not an athlete like her former husband, she was a world-class model, doing well in her career.
However, things changed after the former celebrity spouse had an accident and became a single mother. Although it’s hard for celebrities to get an ounce of privacy, Dennis Rodman’s ex-wife has managed to sneak out the back door without anyone noticing.
After separating from the former NBA star, Bakes opted for a more private life and stayed away from the limelight. However, many are curious about the former celebrity spouse and what she has been up to. Here’s what we know.
Who Is Dennis Rodman’s Ex-Wife?
Rodman’s ex-wife, Annie Bakes, was born Anicka Bakes on February 26, 1965, in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA. Consequently, she is 58 years old. Due to her sheltered lifestyle, details about her parents, siblings, and education elude the media. However, Bakes has been passionate about modeling since she was a little girl.
When she was 16, a modeling agent who believed she could become a great model approached her. Bakes became a teenage model, and at 18, she switched to adult modeling. The former celebrity spouse began posing for lingerie and swimwear.
Due to her striking features and exquisite looks, Annie Bakes became one of the most sought-after models. Consequently, she modeled for various agencies and companies. Unfortunately, her modeling career suddenly stopped in 1986 after she had an accident.
The accident left her with injuries and scars. Hence, she started working in clubs as a hostess to sustain herself. Afterward, Annie Bakes became an author. She wrote the book “White Girls Don’t Bounce,” which chronicles her tumultuous marriage to the former NBA star.
How Did Annie Bakes and Dennis Rodman Meet?
Annie Bakes and Rodman met in a Sacramento club in 1987. The two instantly fell in love and started dating after she caught his eye at the club. Two years after they met, the couple welcomed a child, a daughter, Alexis Caitlyn. Consequently, Bakes and the former NBA player exchanged vows in September 1992. However, their marriage turned out to be a disaster.
After discovering she caught an STD from Rodman, Bakes filed for divorce in 1993. As a result, the former couple parted ways 82 days after tying the knot. Afterward, the former adult model accused her ex-husband of infidelity and abuse.
Although Bakes’ ex-husband supported their daughter, he refused to give her money. Consequently, Bakes had to sell her Rodman’s NBA memorabilia, as seen in the “Pawn Stars” series, to pay for her daughter’s tuition. She sold original Rodman-signed jerseys from the Pistons, Mavericks, and the Bulls.
Did Dennis Rodman’s Ex-Wife Remarry?
No, she did not. Following her divorce from the former NBA star, Annie Bakes focused on raising her daughter. However, Rodman has been in several high-profile relationships. In the late 1990s, there were rumors that Annie Bakes and Dennis Rodman reconciled for the sake of their daughter.
However, the rumors were fake, as Rodman married Carmen Electra, whom he met in a Los Angeles nightclub. The two married on November 14, 1998, only to file for an annulment after nine days. Although they mended their relationship, the couple eventually divorced in April 1999. Afterward, Rodman married for the third time to Michelle Moyer.
The two welcomed a son, Dennis Jr., on April 25, 2001, and a daughter, Trinity, on May 20, 2002. Moyer and Rodman tied the knot in 2003. However, she filed for divorce in 2004. Although the couple spent several years attempting to reconcile, they divorced in 2012.
What Is Annie Bakes’ Net Worth?
Although Annie Bakes had a brief career as a successful model, the former celebrity spouse has not disclosed the exact figure of her net worth. However, her ex-husband, Dennis Rodman, has an estimated net worth of $500,000, which he amassed from his successful NBA career.
Where Is Annie Bakes Now?
According to reports, Annie Bakes currently lives in California. Although several reports suggest that Dennis Rodman’s ex-wife married a policeman, the rumors remain unconfirmed. In addition, Bakes reportedly works for PETA.
However, it remains unclear what the celebrity spouse has been up to since she last appeared in public. Similarly, her ex-husband is enjoying every bit of his retirement from professional basketball.
After several relationships and three failed marriages, Rodman is officially single. Like Annie Bakes, former NFL star Terry Bradshaw’s first wife, Melissa Babish, is another former celebrity spouse who has gained fan’s curiosity.