|Date of Birth:||1991 October 20|
|Age:||26 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States|
|Height:||6 Feet 8 Inch|
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He is already a married man and is happily living with his wife. Together they also share a baby boy which completes his happy family.
Rodney Hood was born on 20th October 1992 to parents Ricky and Vicky Hood. He spent most of his childhood in the Meridian, Mississippi. His birth name is Rodney Michael Hood.
This basketball player stands 6 feet 8 inch with the physical body of 206 Ibs. His zodiac sign is Libra. He holds the citizenship of the United States and practices Christianity.
He did his schooling from Meridian High School where he learned playing basketball and lead his team in the Class 6A championship game as a senior. For his great work, he was even recruited by Rivals.com. Not only this he was listed No.5 small forward and No.16 player in the nation in the year 2011.
Soon, he attends Mississippi State college in the year 2010 where he earned his first SEC All-Freshman Team. There he has a record of average 10.3 points, 4.8 rebounds in 32 games. The following year, in July 2012, he made a transfer in the Duke University as per the NCAA transfer rules. He became the part of Duke Blue Devils men’s basketball and received his second All-ACC honor. Then he played with the jersey of #5.
After completing his higher education, Rodney Hood came out as a professional basketball player in April 2014. He was chosen for the NBA draft by Utah Jazz looking at his college performances.
On 16th March 2015, Hood signed a contract with Jazz, and on 16th March, he made his debut against Charlotte Hornets. He had a season-best game and had 24 points with 9 of 11 from the field and 5 of 5 from the three-point range. And that made them got the victory with 94-66 score against Hornets.
Next, they faced Memphis Grizzlies, Dallas Mavericks, Detroit Pistons and so on. His last match for the Jazz was against Orlando Magic with a 125-85 win, on 18th November 2017.
YouTube: Rodney Hood best in season 2016
Currently, he plays for Cleveland Cavaliers as Travis King is his agent. Actually, he was acquired in a three-team trade including Cleveland Cavaliers, Jazz, and the Sacramento King. His debut match for Cavaliers was against Boston Celtics where he scored 15 points. They won the match with a 121-99 score. There he wears the jersey of #1.
This 25-years-old basketball player, Rodney Hood married his long-term girlfriend, Richa Jackson. The boyfriend-girlfriend secretly got engaged with a diamond ring and began living together. Who knows the price of the ring might be counted in six figures.
On 3rd January 2016, they welcome a baby boy, Rodney Jr. which complete their happy family and decided to get married. We can take several photos of this little child on Richa Jackson’s official Instagram pages, too.
A year later, the beautiful duo tied the knot in 2017. It was a great wedding ceremony with the involvement of family members and close friends. The husband-wife was looking fabulous in their wedding dress and had an amazing wedding decoration as well.
After all, Rodney Hood is one of the renowned basketball player, who has no sign of losing matches wherever he is transferred. As per the sources, he signed a contract with Cleveland Cavaliers with the amount $2,386,864 in the season 2017/18. As of 2018/19, his yearly salary is $3,472,887 from the same team which made him a 9th best-paid player from his team.
Altogether, Rodney Hood's net worth is estimated to be around $5.5 million. There is no doubt that he lives a luxurious lifestyle with his wife and son in his hometown.