Rodney Hood Biography

( 1992 - )
February 8, 2019
First published on:April 27, 2018
by John Max

Facts of Rodney Hood

Date of Birth: 1992, October 20
Age: 27 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 8 Inch
Birth Name Rodney Michael Hood
Birth Place Meridian, Mississippi, United States
Famous Name Rodney Hood
Father Ricky Hood
Mother Vicky Hood
Net Worth $4 Million
Salary $3,472,887
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Currently Working For Portland Trail Blazers
Currently Married Yes
Children Three

Rodney Michael Hood best known as Rodney Hood is an American professional basketball shooting guard currently playing side Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The young talent played college basketball, for Mississippi States University and later Duke University.


Hood was picked 23rd overall in the first round of 2015 NBA draft by Utah Jazz where he remained four long years before traded to Cleveland Cavaliers.

Rodney Hood's Net Worth and Endorsement

As of 2019, Hood has an estimated net worth over $4 million. Currently, signed to Portland Trail Blazers, his annual salary is reported $3,472,887. Previously, he was signed to Cleveland Cavaliers, where he pocketed $3,472,887 per annum as his salary. 

Furthermore, his total basketball earning is recorded at $9,905,071.

His only source of earning is his professional basketball career as he has not revealed any information related to his other business and endorsement deals.

As per riding, he owns Royal Royce.

Rodney Hood Married, Wife, and Personal Life

Rodney Hood is a happily married man. He tied the wedding knot with his fiancé Richa Jackson on 29th July 2016.

The couple welcomed their first child, Rodney Jr at around 9 a.m. Sunday, on 3rd January 2016. Furthermore, the couple has twin son. 

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Happy Birthday @shayshay0515 !! I’m glad God hand picked you for me. I love you!

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If we analyze their Instagram accounts, they are full of their adorable pictures with their baby boy. Thus far, there is no news and rumors related to extramarital affairs, conflict, and divorce in their marital affair. It’s almost three years that the duo is married but the spark in their romantic life is the same as the day one.

Rodney Hood Bio and Early Life

Rodney Hood was born on 20th October 1992, in Meridian, Mississippi, to father, Ricky Hood, and mother, Vicky Hood. His birth sign is Libra. By nationality, he is an American and is of Afro-American ethnicity.

Hood grew up alongside his siblings, sister, Whitney Hood, and brother, Ricky Hood, Jr. He enrolled at Meridian High School in his hometown, where he initially started his basketball career. During his junior year, he recorded 22.1 points, 6.2 rebounds, with 4.4 assists per game, leading the team to the Class 6A championship game.

Similarly, he averaged 24.8 points, 2.0 blocks, 6.4 assists, 3.1 steals, and 8.6 rebounds per game while leading his team to the Class 6A championship and a 29-2 record.

Hood was rated five-star by, listed No.5 small forward, as well as No. 16 player in the nation in the year 2011.

Rodney Hood's College Career

Upon graduation, Hood attended Mississippi States University as he had committed in October of 2010. During his first season, he earned SEC All_freahman Team. He averaged 10.3 points, 4,8 rebounds, with 2.0 assists in 32 games.

At the mid of his freshman year, he was transferred to Duke University. He subsequently sat out the 2012-2013 season because of NCAA transfer rules.

In his sophomore year at Duke, he earned second-team All_Acc honors. He averaged 16.1 points, 2.1 assists, with 3.9 rebounds in 35 games.

In April 2014, he announced for the NBA draft, forgoing his final two years of college eligibility.

Rodney Hood's Professional Career

Utah Jazz

On 26th of June 2014, Hood was picked 23rd overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft by the Utah Jazz. He professionally signed to Utah Jazz on 11th July 2014.

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He had a season-best game on 16th March 2015 against Charlotte Hornets where he recorded 24 points on 9-of-11 from the field and 5-of-5 from 3-points range which led the Jazz recorded their 6th straight win with 94-66.

Hood played four seasons representing Utah in 227 games.

Cleveland Cavaliers

On 8th February 2018, Hood was traded to Cleveland Cavaliers in a 3-team trade which also involved the Jazz with the Sacramento Kings. At Cavaliers, he was assigned the jersey No.1. He made his Cavaliers debut on 11th February alongside Lebron James, Kyle Korver, and Kevin Love in a 121-99 win over the Boston Celtics.  


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