Michael Jordan By: Colton Rudnick And Ian Smith
Who is Michael Jordan
- This Six Foot Six Inch legend named Michael Jordan is a beast on and off of the court.
- He has scored 32,292 points in his basketball career before going to play baseball.
- Michael Jordan is the 1741 richest person in the world with an estimated net worth of $1.1 billion.
- He is the third Black American and the first NBA player to become a billionaire.
- He has his own division of Nike named Jordan's.
Michael Jordan's early life
- Michael Jordan was born on February 17, 1963, in Brooklyn, New York.
- His parents James R. Jordan SR and Deloris Peoples.
- Mr. Jordan's siblings are Roslyn Jordan, James R. Jordan JR, Deloris Jordan, and Larry Jordan.
Later on in life
- Michael Jordan left his college, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hil, after his junior year to join the NBA scoring 32,292 points.
- He got his own brand of Nike's named Jordan's which is responsible for most of his earnings.
- It made its debut in 1997 and the company has generated to more than $60 million in annual royalties.
- Michael Jordan also has earned an estimated $80 million from his corporate partners Nike, Gatorade, Hanes, Upper Deck. 2K sports, Presbyterian Healthcare and Five Star Fragrances. He also owns six restaurants, a North Carolina car dealership, a motorsport team.
- Mr. Jordan is also the chairman and majority owner of the NBA's Charlotte Hornets and has a 89.5% ownership stake in the Chicago Bulls.
What Michael Jordan does in his free time
- Michael Jordan has four kids named Jeffrey Michael Jordan, Marcus Jordan, Victoria Jordan, and Ysabel Jordan.
- Michael Jordan is currently pursuing the Actuarial Fellowship in Finance and in his spare time likes to: Make mobile apps, create digital art and build up his educational YouTube channel, called MJ the Student Actuary.
- Michael Jordan also donates to various charities including the Boys' and Girls' Clubs of America, UNCF/College Fund, Special Olympics and a number of different charities that support children and families