Michael Jordans is an American businessman and former professional basketball player. He is also known by his initials MJ. He has achieved the post of chairman and principal owner of the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played 15 seasons in the NBA and also won six championships with the Chicago Bulls. He is considered the greatest player of the NBA of all time. Besides being a great sportsman, he is a great human being too. He keeps providing charities to the needy ones. He is a great human being, and the audience totally loves him.
Jordan got married to Juanita Vanoy in September in the year 1989. They had two sons, namely Jeffrey and Marcus, along with a daughter named Jasmine. But in 2002, Jordan and his wife filed for divorce but reconciled it later. In 2006, they filed for a divorce again. Juanita received a $168 Million settlement.
Now, he’s married to Yvette Prieto, and they have two identical daughters named Victoria and Ysabel.
Some fascinating facts about him
- He donated his first-year wizards’ salary to 9/11 relief efforts.
- He has a phobia of water.
- He has five children from two marriages.
- He is the only athlete all over the World who is a billionaire.
- He won a league of Best 10 scoring titles.
The net worth of Jordan
His current net worth is $1.6 Billion. This makes him the richest retired athlete all over the world. However, he earned $90 Million as an NBA player. Besides this, he is an entrepreneur, team owner, and product endorser too. While he was an NBA player, he earned more than $90 Million. He was the first-ever athlete to receive a $30 million salary annually.
Moreover, he has not professionally played basketball in nearly two decades, but he still manages to earn $100 million per year from endorsements and other business ventures.