Michael Jordan

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Who is Michael Jordan 

Michael Jeffry Jordan, better known as M.J. is a former basketball player that led the Chicago Bulls to 6 NBA championships and won MVP 5 times. Other than a basketball player is also a very successful business man. Jordan’s brand in 2015 was estimated to be worth about 3 billion dollars. Jordan dominated the sport from the mid 80’s to early 90’s.

Net worth

Between championships, a stake in Charlotte Hornets Corporation sponsored with Nike, Endorsements with Nike, Hanes, and upper Decker, his net worth is estimated to be more than 1 billion.

Michael Jordan Family

In 1989, Michael Jordan married ex wife Juanita Vanoy. They had 3 kids together. There names were Jeffry, Marcus, and Jamisme. After 17 years of marriage they divorced at the end of 2006.

Michael Jordan´s eldest son Jeffry played basketball ate Illinois. Michael and his ex wife both encouraged him to play good while shadowing an NBA legend.


Growing up in Wilmington, North Carolina, even thought Jordan was born in Brooklyn, New York. He had developed a competitive edge at an early age. Jordan wanted to win every game he played. His father James, who got shot and killed, said to him when he was just a little boy, ¨If you have competition problem, don’t out do your self.¨


Jordan went to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1981 and soon became an important member of the school’s basketball team. UNC won the NCAA Division 1 championship in 1982, with Jordan hitting the game winner they needed to defeat Georgetown University. He was also the NCAA College Player of the Year in 1983 and in 1984.

Jordan left college after his junior year so he could join the NBA. Drafted by the Chicago Bulls round 1 pick 3, he soon proved himself on the court. That year the team make it to the playoffs and Jordan scored an average of 28.2 points per game that season.  Jordan received the NBA Rookie of the Year Award and was selected for the All-Star Game that same year.
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