Michael Jordan Net Worth - $1.25 BillionMichael Jordan is a retired professional basketball player, business man and majority owner of Charlotte Bobcats. His net worth is an estimated $1.25 billion.
Michael Jeffrey Jordan was born on February 17, 1963 (age 54 years) to parents James Jordan Sr. and Deloris.
Michael Jordan’s NBA career lasted for fifteen seasons, making appearances for Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards. The association named him the greatest basketball player of all time.
He was the face of NBA in the 80’s and 90’s and is considered the most effectively marketed athlete of his time.
Michael Jordan Personal LifeMichael Jordan married Juanita Vanoy and is blessed with three children: Jeffrey Michael, Marcus James and Jasmine. They filed for divorce in 2002 and finalized it late December 2006. He paid her a “monstrous” $168 million in divorce settlement.
Michael married his long-time girlfriend Yvette Prieto, a Cuban-American model, on April 2013.
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Jordan’s stake in Charlotte Bobcats is worth over $500 million, he owns 90 percent of the club’s shares. This has greatly boosted his net worth.
Michael Jordan has a lucrative endorsement deal with Nike; in 2014 the company paid him $90 million as royalties after making brand sales worth $2.6 billion.
In 2015, the brand sales surpassed $3 billion dollars; he is expected to make humongous money from the deal by 2020.
Jordan has been a spokesman for many corporate including Coca Cola, Chevrolet, Nike, McDonald's, Gatorade, Rayovac and Wheaties.
During his 15 year career, he was paid a total salary of $93.7 million. Michael Jordan owns a private jet worth $50 million.
Michael Jordan Accolades
- Five Most Valuable Player (MVP) Awards
- Ten All-NBA First Team designations
- Six NBA Finals MVP Awards
- Fourteen NBA All-Star Game appearances
- Three All-Star Game MVP Awards
- Ten scoring titles
- Three steals titles
- Nine All-Defensive First Team honors
- The 1988 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award
Michael Jordan Quotes“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships”
“I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.”
“Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.”
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