• Annie Bakes is a former American model and ex-wife of professional basketball player Dennis Rodman
• Her career was cut short by a car accident, after which she worked as a nightclub hostess
• She and Dennis had a daughter, Alexis, in 1988
• Her current job is with People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)
• She has an estimated net worth of over $600,000
Annie Bakes is an American former model born on February 26, 1965 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA. She is best known as the ex-wife of professional basketball player Dennis Rodman.
Although Anicka ‘Annie’ Bakes was born in Pennsylvania, her family didn’t stay in just one place, so she spent her childhood and teenage years traveling. Annie’s family identity is unknown, as are details about her childhood and educational background.
When she was 16 years old, she caught the attention of a model agent who insisted that she become a great model. This is how Annie Bakes became interested in modeling. However, after the age of 18, she started painting for adult magazines.
Unfortunately, Annie Bakes’ career came to an end when she was involved in a car accident in 1986, which left her with many scars on her body and made it impossible for her to continue modeling as before.
Looking for ways to make a living, she started working as a nightclub hostess.
Story with Dennis Rodman
In 1987, Annie Bakes met Dennis Rodman at a bar in Sacramento where she was working at the time. The couple apparently fell in love instantly and he gave Annie the impression that he was a caring man.
In the midst of their intense romance, Annie and Dennis moved in together, and she soon became pregnant with his child. In 1988, their daughter Alexis Caytlin Rodman was born.
The relationship between Annie and Dennis continued after the birth of Alexis and the couple eventually got married in 1992, though the marriage didn’t last long. Late that year, Bakes filed for divorce, and claimed Dennis had abused and repeatedly beat her during their years together.
After the divorce, she asked for $7,700 for monthly child support. She also confirmed that she had stopped working at Rodman’s urging, who apparently assured her that he would support her financially after becoming a couple.
Reportedly, Annie asked Dennis to get marriage counseling before they broke up. Dennis had accepted, although he apparently did not keep his promise: ‘after a few times he stopped. You can’t force this man to get help. He doesn’t think he has a problem. He thinks he’s indestructible.’
Life after divorce
After Annie and Dennis divorced, he would not have visited his daughter for a long time, as Bakes told The Chicago grandstand in 1997. In the same interview, Bakes confirmed that her daughter Alexis – who was eight years old at the time – had anger issues brought on by her distant relationship with her father: “Alexis is showing a lot of anger right now and she’s holding it in.” to me that I left Dennis.’
Bakes confirmed that her daughter’s problems affected her college life and relationships with classmates: “Alexis also keeps telling kids at school, ‘My dad has girlfriends’ and ‘My dad isn’t coming to see me.’ After hitting a girl at school, Alexis was taken to therapy to deal with her anger.
Where are Annie and Alexis today?
It is unknown when exactly Dennis and his eldest daughter mended their relationship, although they have recently been spotted spending time together. Alexis was interviewed for her father’s series “Rodman: For better or worse“, and described her father as a ‘beautiful person’.
Despite this, further details about Alexis Rodman, her personal life, career and interests are unknown.
Annie Bakes has steered clear of the media spotlight in recent years. She currently works at People For The Ethical Treatment Of Animals (PETA) and lives in Citrus Heights, California.
Famous ex-husband: Dennis Rodman
Besides basketball player, Dennis Rodman is also a wrestler and TV personality.
He was born Dennis Keith Rodman on May 13, 1961 in Trenton, New Jersey. Dennis grew up with only his mother Shirley, while his father Philander Rodman left the family and moved to the Philippines. It is reported that Dennis has a total of 47 younger siblings on his father’s side. However, Debra and Kim are his only known siblings.
After becoming a single mother, Dennis’ mother worked several side jobs to support the family, which meant that Dennis and his sisters grew up in an underprivileged financial situation.
Dennis attended South Oak Cliff High School in his native New Jersey. However, during his teenage years, Dennis showed no special talent in playing basketball, unlike his sisters who were naturally adept at it.
His height was also a factor in his lack of success playing the sport. By the time of his entrance exam, he was 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m) tall.
Despite his short height during his teenage years, Dennis suddenly grew up to 2 meters tall before his 18th birthday. Knowing that he now had more opportunities as a basketball player, Dennis decided to try the sport again. It was then that he was discovered by the coach of Texas-based Cooke County College, who offered him a scholarship after observing his skills.
Despite his talent on the college basketball team, Dennis transferred to South-East Oklahoma State University because of his poor grades, where his success in basketball caught the attention of the National Basketball Association (NBA) scouts, and in 1986 was Dennis Rodman called up in the second round by the Detroit Pistons.
After spending nearly a decade with Detroit, Rodman joined the San Antonio Spurs in 1993, remaining with the team for two seasons until 1995 when he joined the Chicago Bulls.
After four years with the Bulls, Dennis joined the Los Angeles Lakers in 1999, but only stayed with them for one year until 2000, when he was traded to the Dallas Mavericks.
By the end of his career in the early 2000s, he had won the NBA championship five times. In addition, he was twice in the NBA All-Stars and was named NBA Rebounding Champion seven times.
Regarding this personal life, Dennis Rodman has been married three times in his life. After his divorce from Annie Bakes, he married actress Carmen Electra in 1998, though the marriage didn’t last long and the couple separated in April 1999.
Dennis then began a relationship with Michelle Moyer, with whom he had his first son, Dennis Jr., and a daughter named Trinity. The couple married in 2003, but divorced in 2004. However, the divorcée did not separate until 2012, as Rodman and Moyer tried to reconcile for years.
As of the end of 2020, Annie Bakes has an estimated net worth of over $600,000 which is a result of her work as a model, her current job and Rodman’s legal support.
Annie Bakes is a beautiful woman with blond hair and blue eyes. She is of white ethnicity and is of slim build physically. Her weight and height are unknown.
Annie Bakes only has a private Facebook account.
Her ex-husband Dennis Rodman is known in the NBA as “The Worm”. He is also known for his rebellious fashion style.
In 1997, Annie Bakes published a book recalling the violence and abuse she suffered while married to Dennis Rodman.
She said she was also bullied in high school.