American former professional basketball player, Rick Mahorn had a reputation for physical play. Likewise, he played power forward and center for the Washington Bullets, Detroit Pistons, Philadelphia 76ers, and the New Jersey Nets.

Picture of American former professional basketball player, Rick Mahorn
Caption: Picture of American former professional basketball player, Rick Mahorn (Photo: Pinterest)

Is Rick Mahorn Married? His Wife

Rick Mahorn is a happily married man. His wife name is Donyal Mahorn. Unfortunately, they didn't share any information about their relationship and wedding venue or date. Rick is a private person who doesn't share any information related to his personal life. However, he is the father of 6 kids, four daughters, and two sons. 

Rick Mahorn clicking selfie with his son
Caption: Rick Mahorn clicking selfie with his son (Photo: Instagarm)

Rick's daughters Alexandria and Moyah have graduated from Oakland University. Likewise, his daughter Jordan enrolled at the University of Michigan. His son Derrick II, a graduate of Rochester High School. Information regarding his other kids missing. Also, he won the title of 'Hartford Celebrity Dad' in the year 1999. His wife is responsible for the successful upbringing of his children. He said 

"If you're going to be a professional athlete and have a family, you have to have a strong mate. My wife, Donyale, is the Father of the Year in this situation. The father and the mother. In some ways, the best time of the year for her is when the season ends when she doesn't have to do both jobs," 

Rick Mahorn Family Inspired Him

After leaving the NBA for 35 years, he finished his degree at Hampton University. It would be wonderful if his mother, who died in 1993, could be there. Mahorn completed the last 12 credit hours of his liberal arts degree thanks to her encouragement. According to an interview with NBA in 2015, he was inspired to graduate by her mother.

Rich said; 

Rick Mahorn with her friends
Caption: Rick Mahorn with her friends (Photo: wp)

"She started it. She was 16 when she had my older brother." 

Then he added 

"But she wanted to graduate high school. She went to night school and she graduated six months before he did. It was inspiring to me." 

What's Rick Mahorn Net Worth? 

Rick Mahorn earned an estimated net worth of $4 Million.  He has been earning handsome sumof money working as an NBA radio analyst. Rick is yet to revealed details regarding his salary. In the 1888-1889 championship season, Rick paid more than $11000 penalty during his work with Detroit Pistons. 

Picture of Rick Mahorn giving the interview
Caption: Picture of Rick Mahorn giving the interview (Photo: cdn)

At present, he has been living a comfortable life with his family. Likewise, he earned money decent sum of money, when he worked as a coach. Saldy, he also went bankruptcy after business failure. 

About Rick Mahorn Bankruptcy 

After the Motor City's economy tanked in the late 2000s, his investments failed, leading to financial hardship. In 2010, Rick declared bankruptcy after listing over $500,000 in liabilities. It was shocking to learn that he and his wife had only $1,101 to their name. 

Rick Mahorn posing for the picture
Caption: Rick Mahorn posing for the picture (Photo: getty images)

In order to cover expenses, he even sold his championship ring. To make matters worse, documents showed Mahorn owed a local library $55 in late fees.

Who is Rick Mahorn?

Derrick Allen Mahorn is an American former professional basketball player, born on 21 September 1958. His birth place is Hartford, Connecticut. He joined Weaver High School and Hampton College, where Rick played basketball. Also, he set 18 school records while playing basketball at Hampton University. Rick got selected in the 2nd round (35th overall) by the Washington Bullets in the 1980 NBA Draft, and professionally play for Bullets for the next two decades.

Picture of Rick Mahorn when he was playing
Caption: Picture of Rick Mahorn when he was playing (Photo: NBA)

In 1989, Mahorn won his only NBA championship with the Detroit Pistons, where he played for the Bullets until 1985. After playing for the Philadelphia 76ers, he went overseas to play for an Italian team. He returned to the Pistons in 1993 and later joined the 76ers before he ended his career in 1999. Until 2009, the center and power forward coached in the CBA and WNBA, before becoming a radio analyst for the Pistons. Rick Mahorn stands at the height of 6 feet 10 inches or 2.08 meters tall.