Michael Jordan is a world famous former American Basketball player and owner of the Charlotte Bobcats. According to National Basketball Association (NBA), he is a great basketball player all the time. Michal Jordan was one of the most popular marketed athletes in his time and popular NBA around the 1980 to 1990. It is estimated that Michael Jordan net worth in $500 million dollars in 2012.
Early Life of Michael Jordan :
The Michael Jordan full name is Michael Jeffrey Jordan and he was born on Feb 17, 1967 in Brooklyn, New York. He was the son of James R. Jordan who worked as a supervisor in a bank. When MJ was a toddler, his family moved to Wilmington, California. Jordan starts his study in Emsley A, Laney High School and involved in the basketball team of the school. He tried out for the Varsity basketball team but he was rejected because his height was less than 180 cm. His friend Harvest Leroy Smith helped him in selecting as the team member.
By hard work Michael Jordan became the star player on the Laney’s junior varsity and also tallied for 40 point games. The next summer his height grew up to 4 inches and he was trained strictly. In 1981 Jordan won a basketball scholarship to the North Carolina University at Chapel Hill. He made the match winning jump shot and this shot was the major turning point in his basketball career. In 1983 and 1984 he was selected by the NCAA. He won the Naismith and Wooden Collage championship in the year 1984 and he returned to North Carolina in 1986 after completing his degree.
Michael Jordan Career :
After three sessions of University Carolina career MJ was the member of Tar Heel’s Championship in 1982. In 1984 he joined the NBA’s Chicago Bulls and in a short time he became the star basketball player with his prolific scoring. He was renouned as “Air Jordan“ and “His Airness” by his leaking ability and throw line slam duck. He became the best defensive player and thus gained reputation. In 1991, he won his first NBA basketball championship with the Chicago Bulls.
In 1993-94 Jordan abruptly retired from NBA to pursue a baseball career and he was rejoined NBA in 1995 and led his team three back to back championships in 1996,97 and 98. Jordan once again retired in 1999 and again joined two NBA championships 2001 to 2003, as a member of the Washington wizards. Michael Jordan won all five MVP awards and also ten scoring titles, three still titles, six NBA Finals and in 1988 NBA defensive player of the year award. He was holding the highest career playoff session scoring average and in 1999 he was named the greatest North American Athlete of the twentieth century.
Michael Jordan Net Worth
Michael Jordan is a former American basketball player and also one of the great people on the earth who has a net worth of $500 million. Even today, though he has not played any championship from last one decade, he still earns $40 million a year through endorsements. Jordan set a sport record by earning over $30 million when he was playing basketball.
Michael Jordan gained $1 million every year as the brand ambassador of the Nike Shoes. Jordan gained his wealth as 1984-85 Chicago Bulls $550,000, 85-86 Chicago Bulls $630,000, 86-87 Chicago Bulls $737,500, 87-88 Chicago Bulls $845,000, 89-90 Chicago Bulls $2 million, 90-91 Chicago Bulls $2.5 million, 91-92 Chicago Bulls $3.25 million, 92-93 Chicago Bulls $4 million, 93-94 Chicago Bulls $4 million, 94-95 Chicago Bulls $3.85 million, 95-96 Chicago Bulls $3.85 million, 96-97 Chicago Bulls $30.14 million, 97-98 Chicago Bulls $33.14 million, 01-02 Washington Wizards $1 million, 02-03 Washington Wizards $1.03 million.
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Michael Jordan net worth of $500 million and he mostly gained his net worth from Chicago Bulls (NBA) he is a famous American Basketball player. Michael Jordan networth is the highest net worth in comparison to any other sport men.
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