Michael Jordan Biography, Net Worth

Michael Jordan Biography, Net Worth

Michael Jordan (Michael Jeffrey Jordan) who is also known by his initials, MJ, is an American retired professional basketball player, a businessman, principal owner and the chairman of the Charlotte Hornets. He was born in 17th of February, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York to his parents “James R. Jordan, Sr” as a father and “Deloris Jordan” as a mother.

Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan- Professional Career

Jordan is a five times winner of the NBA’s “Most Valuable Player Award”. He take basketball as his first love in his life, working tirelessly on which he learned the basketball and soon he developed a competitive edge over other in the ball game and leading Bulls to three successive World Championships. Jordan has played 15 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Washington Wizards and Chicago Bulls. He is known as the greatest basketball player of all time. He was one of the most demanded athletes of his generation and was also considered instrumental in popularizing the NBA around the world in 1980s and 1990s.

Michael Jordan joined the Chicago Bulls club in 1984 as the third overall draft pick and sooner engaged as a league star, entertaining crowds with his prolific scoring. Due to his determination and willingness to win all the games paid off in the form of the prestigious title “one of the finest basketball player” in the history of National Basketball Association (NBA). Before teaming up with the Chicago Bills he used to play basketball for the U.S. men’s Olympic Basketball Team for the regular-season games. Due to his skills and acrobatic moves he got bulls three for successive World Championship and also earned the nickname of “Air Jordan”.

Not only his basketball skills grew his net worth but also his numerous endorsements like: Coca-Cola, Nike, Rayovac, Chevrolet, Gatorade, Ball Park, Franks, McDonald’s, Wheaties, Hanes and MC. Jordan also owns bunch of plush estates including his Bears Club House, Charlotte penthouse, some restaurants, Architural Estates and  Miami estate. After playing his last match in Philadelphia receiving a three-minute standing applause from his team, Michael Jordan retired from the games in 2003.

Michael Jordan estimated net worth is $1.14 billion and the former Chicago Bulls wonder earned $93 million in salary during his playing career. His height is 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) and his listed weight is 88 kg.

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