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Michael Jordan Biography

About Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan is an American former Basketball player best known for being the owner of the Charlotte Hornets of the NBA. He was born on February 17, 1963, in Brooklyn, New York, USA. As of 2023, Michael is 59 years old with 6 feet & 6 inches tall in height. As a player and a game advertiser, he was an important person to popularize the NBA in the late ’80s and early ’90s. He achieved the feat of being the first billionaire NBA player and being the fourth richest African-American.

Michael Jordan bought a NASCAR team with Bubba Wallace. According to him, he was fond of NASCAR races since his childhood and after his NBA success, he wanted to buy a NASCAR team.

Educational qualification background

Michael Jordan somehow managed to complete his high school education from Emsley Laney High School. He was involved playing in football, volleyball, basketball, and other games but soon found his love for basketball. He was provided a scholarship at the University Of North Carolina where he studied Geography.

Michael Jordan Family, Parents, & Siblings

He was born in an African-American family settled in New York, USA. His parents, James Jordan Sr., and Deloris raised him along with his four siblings named James Jr., Larry, Deloris, and Roslyn. His parents were worried when he was not allowed to play basketball even though he was 1.8 m tall in his sophomore year.

Relationships, Wife, & Children

Michael Jordan has been linked in a number of relationships including his wives and girlfriends. He first married Juanita Vanoy in 1989 with whom he has two sons, Jeffrey, and Marcus. The couple divorced in 2006 and Vanoy settled with a compensation amount of 163 million USD. He was then linked with his girlfriend Karla Knafel but later broke up due to a 5 million USD transaction dispute. He finally married his longtime girlfriend, Yvette Prietto with whom he has twin daughters Ysabell and Victoria.

Income, Earnings, & Net Worth (2023)

Michael Jordan is the first NBA sportsman to be a billionaire and owns a team in the NBA. He has recently bought a team in the NASCAR race as well which shows his investments and the revenues generated in the businesses involved. He is also a special advisor and part-owner of DraftKings Sportsbook. He is ranked 4th in the list of most rich African-American celebrities. He has a 56,000 Square feet mansion which he bought in 1995 and also has other real estate investments. As of 2023, his Net Worth is estimated to be around 1.7 billion USD. 

Biography & Wiki Quick Summary

NameMichael Jordan
Full Real NameMichael Jeffrey Jordan
BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, USA
Date of Birth (Birthday)February 17, 1963
Age59 years old (2023)
Height6 feet and 6 inches
Net worth (2023)$1.7 billion
Educational qualificationsBachelor's in Cultural Geography
School/college/UniversityEmsley A. Laney High School, University Of North Carolina

Michael Jordan Other Quick Information

Profession: Former Basketball player

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Religion: Christianity

Father Name: James Jordan Sr.

Mother Name: Deloris Jordan

Brother Name: James Jr., Larry

Sister Name: Deloris, Roslyn

Marital status: Married

Relationship status: Engaged

Girlfriend Name: Karla Knavel

Wife Name: Juanita Vanoy(div.), Yvette Praito

Children/Kids: 5

Son Name: Jeffrey and Marcus

Daughter Name: Ysabel and Victoria.

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Some facts about Michael Jordan

  • Michael won the Naismith and Wooden College of the year award.
  • He was selected by the Chicago Bulls in the 1984 draft.
  • He broke his foot in the second season during the third game.
  • He started with Piston Roadblock in 1987 and won the most valuable player award in the first league.
  • He enjoys gambling and used to gamble even the night before the matchday.
  • It was rumored that his retirement in 1993 was a secret suspension.
  • He wrote his autobiography titled For The Love Of Game.
  • He returned to the NBA in 1995.

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