Michael Jordan Bio, Net Worth, Height, Facts

Michael Jordan
  • Name: Michael Jordan
  • Age: 53 years old
  • Height: 6ft 6in (198 cm)
  • Occupation: Basketball Player
  • Net Worth: US $1.1 Billion
  • Status: Alive

Michael Jordan is a former American professional basketball player, businessman and owner of the Charlotte Hornets. He led the Chicago Bulls to six NBA championships and won the Most Valuable Player Award five times. He stands 6ft 6in tall and played the shooting guard position. Jordan was born to parents James and Deloris on February 17, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York. He has four siblings, James Jr., Larry, Deloris, and Roslyn.

Jordan grew up in Wilmington, North Carolina where he attended Emsley A. Laney High School. He competitiveness on the school’s varsity team earned him a spot on the McDonald’s All-American Team during his senior year. Jordan accepted a basketball scholarship to the University of North Carolina in 1981. He majored in cultural geography. Jordan played three seasons with the North Carolina Tar Heels, winning the NCAA Division I championships in 1982. He was named USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year in 1983 and again in 1984.

Jordan was selected by the Chicago Bulls with the third overall pick in the 1984 NBA draft. He was named NBA Rookie of the Year after averaging 28.2 points per game for his first season. He played a total of 15 seasons in the NBA and averaged 30.1 points, 6.2 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game. He’s a 6x NBA champion, 6x Finals MVP, and a 14x NBA All-Star. He also led the Bulls to an impressive 72 wins during the 1995-96 regular season. The record was broken by Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors in 2016. Jordan retired from the NBA in 2003 following his last season with the Washington Wizards. He became majority owner of the Charlotte Hornets in 2010. Jordan was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2009. The #23 jersey was retired by the North Carolina Tar Heels, the Chicago Bulls, and the Miami Heat.

Michael Jordan has a net worth of $1.1 billion. He earns an estimated $100 million per year with a large portion coming from the Nike and Jordan brands. Jordan was married to first wife ‘Juanita Vanoy’ from 1989 to 2006 and they had three children, Jeffrey, Marcus, and Jasmine. He married current wife ‘Yvette Prieto’ in 2013 and they have two children, Victoria, and Ysabel.

Michael Jordan Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Michael Jordan Age, Birthday, Married

  • Birth Name: Michael Jeffrey Jordan
  • Birthday: February 17, 1963
  • How Old : Age: 53 years old
  • Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
  • How Tall : Height: 6ft 6in (198 cm)
  • Occupation: Professional Basketball Player, Businessman
  • Years Active: 1984–2003
  • Net Worth : Salary: US $1.1 Billion
  • Marriage(s): Juanita Vanoy, Yvette Prieto
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive

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