Jordan was born in February 1963. He is an American former professional basketball player. He is the owner of the Charlotte Hornets. He is married to Yvette Prieto and has 5 children.
Jordan played 15 seasons in the NBA, winning six championships with the Chicago Bulls. Some call him the greatest basketball player of all time. His nickname is Air Jordan.
He won six NBA Finals Most Valuable Player (MVP) Awards. Jordan played on two Olympic gold medal-winning American basketball teams, in 1984 and in 1992. Jordan became the first billionaire player in NBA history.
The Charlotte Hornets are an American professional basketball team based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Jordan acquired a controlling interest in the team in 2010. The Hornets compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He bought the team for $175 million. It is now valued at $ 1.5 billion.
Jordan is known for his product endorsement deals. His Nike Air Jordan sneakers as popular since 1984. The original Air Jordan sneakers were produced exclusively for Michael Jordan in early 1984. They were released to the public in late 1984. The silhouette of Jordan served as an inspiration to create the “Jumpman” logo.
Michael Jordan Net Worth
Jordan earned an estimated $ 100 million during his basketball career. He retired in 2003 Since then he built a lucrative career, mostly through deals with Nike and with Gatorade. He now makes more than $ 100 million per year in royalties. His net worth is estimated at US$ 2 billion. Most of his wealth comes from his stake in the Charlotte Hornets.