Who is michael jordan

Who is Michael JordanThe name Michael Jordan sits on a high pedestal in the basketball world as well as in the business world in the 80’s and 90’s Jordan played an integral role in the rapid growth in popularity of the sport.

 The 59 years old American played for the Chicago Bulls (1984-93/1995-98) & Washington Wizard (2001-03) and is said to be the most decorated player in the history of basketball past and present.

Early life Of Michael Jordan 

Michael Jordan was born on February 17, 1963, in Brooklyn, New York, one of James and Deloris Jordan’s five children. He moved with is family to wilmington, North carolina where he attended Emsley A Laney high school and started his athlectic  career by playing career by playing basketball, baseball, and football. He tried out basketball team dring sophomore years but due to his short height he did not got chance to make team and his friend Harvest got the oppurtunity due to his height.to prove him self he became the star of laney’s junior varsity team and he averaged more than 25 pionts per game over his final two season of high school play and got selected to play in McDonald’s All- american Game and after his wonderful performance he got oppurtunity to join numerous college basketball team. He accepted baskeball scholarship to the university of North Carolina at chapel hill where he majored in cultural geography   

 Michael Career

He started his basketfall As a freshman in coach Dean Smith‘s team-oriented system, Jordan was named ACC Freshman of the Year after he averaged 13.4 ppg on 53.4% shooting( Field goal percentage. After that he started his professional career with Chicago Bulls (1984–1993; 1995–1998), Pistons roadblock (1987–1990), First three-peat (1991–1993),  Return to the NBA (1995), Second three-peat (1995–1998), Washington Wizards (2001–2003)

He took  his first retirement after the death of his father and in 1993 and finally took reited in 2003 Jordan was a shooting guard who could also play as a small forward, the position he would primarily play during his second return to professional basketball with the Washington Wizards and as a point guard. Jordan was known throughout his career as a strong clutch performer. Jordan had a versatile offensive game and was capable of aggressively driving to the basket as well as drawing fouls from his opponents at a high rate. 

Books by Michael Jordan

Jordan has authored several books focusing on his life, basketball career, and world view.

  • Rare Air: Michael on Michael, with Mark Vancil and Walter Iooss(Harper San Francisco, 1993).[382][383]
  • I Can’t Accept Not Trying: Michael Jordan on the Pursuit of Excellence, with Mark Vancil and Sandro Miller (Harper San Francisco, 1994).[384]
  • For the Love of the Game: My Story, with Mark Vancil (Crown Publishers, 1998).[385]
  • Driven from Within, with Mark Vancil (Atria Books, 2005).[386]

What is Michael Jordan’s net worth in 2023?

According to Forbes the American basketball player has a net worth of 1.7 billion. Jordan’s net worth not only comes from basketball but from his side business and endorsements. Jordan is the owner and chairman of charlotte Hornets of NBA and 23XI Racing in the NASCAR cup series. NBA’s first billionaire has been a major spokesperson for brands like Nike Coca-Cola,Chevrolet,Gatorade,McDonald’s,Ball Park Franks, Rayovac, Wheaties, Hanes and MCI

Endorsements of Michael jordan

Since 2008 Jordan’s yearly income is estimated to be 40 million.


The Nike-Jordan relationship started in 1984 and is the flag ship of all his endorsements being the most paying investment MJ made 150 million$ almost doubling his NBA earnings in the past year and his name helped Nike achieve 5 billion $ in sales.

Charlotte Hornets

The value of Charlotte Hornets has increased multiple times since the billionaire bought the team when the team was bought it was valued at 175 million $ but now in 2022 its worth 1.7 billion $ according to FORBS which suggests that his investment has increased 9 times the initial amount.


Apart from acquiring teams, overtaking business and destroying his opponents on the court Jordan has a soft spot in his heart for humanity and understands the importance of giving back to the community. The bull’s legend donated $100 million to fight income inequality and injustice in the community. The B. Ballbillionaire is involved with plenty of other charitable organization such as Make-A-Wish foundation, St. Jude children’s Research hospital, Nevada cancer Institute and the Boys and girls club of America amongst several others.

Real Estate of Michael jordan

The retired NBA legend has an impressive real estate portfolio which includes

  • The Chicago mansion – no.23 –

The 7-acre property is located near lake Michigan and the GOAT of basketball lived there for 19 years

  • Lake front House and Condo,North Carolina

The 12,300 square feet mansion is situated on the peninsular golf course and features six bedrooms and is surrounded by water on three sides and is roughly a 30-minute drive from the play facility of the charlotte hornets.

  • HolidayHome, park city, Utah

This private retreat is estimated to measure over 10,000 square feet and was MJ’s go to spot for a getaway, unwind and enjoy time with his family. The remote get away has been on the market since 2019 with an asking price of $7.5 million

 Fleet owned by air Jordan

Apart from being an absolute unit in the court the billionaire philanthropist is a car enthusiast and his car collection includes some hidden gems such as

  • Chevroletcorvette – c4
  • Porcha 930 turbo cabriolet “flat nose”
  • Toyota land cruiser j80
  • Ferrari 512 tr
  • Chevrolet corvette zr1 40th
  • Mercedes w140 s 600 coupe
  • Porsche 993 turbo s
  • Aston martin DB7 volante
  • Bentley continental gt
  • Cadillac xlr-v
  • McLaren – Mercedes slr
  • Bugatti Veyron sang noir
  • 23XI Racing Toyota

And many more.

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1.What does Michael Jordan do now?

Jordan is the principal owner and chairman of the Charlotte Hornets of the NBA and of 23XI Racing in the NASCAR Cup Series.

2.Does Michael Jordan own Jordan brand?

Yes MJ owns the brand name Jordan and Nike

3. Is Michael Jordan a billionaire now?

Yes he is a billionaire and most wealthiest spot man in this planet

4. How old was MJ when retired?

MJ took his final retirement in year 2003 when he was at the age of 40

5.Why did Michael Jordan end his career?

He wanted to give quality time to his family so he took the decision of ending his career

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