Trinity Rodman, 19, the daughter of NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman, is the highest-paid player in league history. The 2021 Rookie of the Year received a contract extension with the Washington Spirit.
Her new extension includes a four-year, $1.1 million contract, currently more than she was making under her previous contract: a three-year deal with a net salary of $42,000 to play in the National Football League. Feminine.
She has the option to extend her contract with the 2024 NWSL champion team through 2025. Trinity will earn $281,000 a year, surpassing the $250,000 salaries of Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe, two U.S. women’s national team superstars.
Rodman signed a three-year deal last year with an average base salary of $42,000 plus housing and bonuses. Trinity has made a name for herself, having a successful season, which led to her being selected as the youngest player in the league in the first round of the NWSL draft in January 2021.
Rodman won Rookie of the Year, US Soccer Young Player of the Year, and was the only one on her team to be invited to the US Women’s National Team training camp.
Since joining the USWNT, Trinity has been compared to other soccer superstars, Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe, who have acquired significant financial contracts throughout their careers. However, Megan and Alex’s annual income is $250,000.
Many speculate that Trinity will soon become a star for the USWNT and reach the heights of Morgan and Rapinoe.
Her father, Dennis Rodman, also known as “The Worm”, was a legendary player in the NBA. Dennis has five NBA titles and twice made the NBA All-Star team. He twice won the league’s Defensive Player of the Year award and spent eight seasons as a member of the NBA All-Defensive Team.
In 2011, Rodman was selected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, and in 2022 she became a member of the NBA’s 75th anniversary team.