Michael Jordan Net Worth: NBA Career, Investments & Income

An American former Basketball player, Product Endorser, Team Owner, and Entrepreneur, Michael Jeffery Jordan, also known as Michael Jordan, has a net worth of $1.6 billion.

On February 17, 1963, Michale Jeffery Jordan was born at Cumberland Hospital in New York City, Brooklyn, to James R. Jordan Sr. and Deloris Jordan.

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Michael Jordan with his slam dunk

Michael Jeffery Jordan is widely recognized around the globe as a professional basketball player.

To begin with, Michael Jordan is the Chairman and Principal Owner of the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets.

In addition, Jordan has won many awards such as NBA Champion, NBA Finals MVP, etc.

Quick Facts

Full Name Michael Jeffery Jordan
Net Worth $1.6 billion
Birth Date February 17, 1963
Known as Michael Jordan
Nick Name MJ, His Airness, Air Jordan, The G.O.A.T
Age 58 years old
Birth Place New YorkCity, Brooklyn, U.S.
Religion Roman Catholicism
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Education Emsley A. Laney High School, University of North Carolina
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Father’s Name James R. Jordan Sr.
Mother’s Name Deloris Jordan
Siblings Larry Jordan, James R Jordan JR, Deloris, and Roslyn
Height 6 feet 6 inches
Weight 101 kg
Sexual Orientation Straight
Hair Color Bald
Eye Color Dark Brown
Profession Businessman and former basketball player
Position Shooting Guard (SG), Small Forward (SF)
Famous For NBA, and Businessman
Source of Wealth Business
Tattoo Yes
Marital Status Married
Wife Yvette Prieto
Children Jasmine M. Jordan, Jeffery Michael Jordan, Marcus Jordan, Ysabel Jordan, Victoria Jordan
Awards NBA Champion, NBA MVP, NBA All-Star, etc.
Social Media Twitter, Instagram, Facebook
Years Active 1963– Present
Merch  Signed Rookie Card, Signed Pair Of Air Jordan, Fleer Card, Framed Photo
Last Update December, 2021

Michael Jordan’s Net Worth

An American retired basketball player and businessman Michael Jordan have a net worth of $1.6 billion.

During his career as an NBA player, Jordan earned a hefty amount of $93.7 million from his salary alone.

It’s been said that Michael Jordan was the first player in history to earn more than $30 million in salary.

In Particular, Michael earns $100 million from businesses and endorsements. Also, Michael Jordan earns $60 million royalties from Nike/Jordan brand.

To enumerate, in 2020, Michael Jordan’s Net Worth was estimated to be $2.2 billion. However, due to Covid-19 pandemics, his Net Worth declined.

Here is the Net Worth of Michael Jordan throughout his career summarized below:

Year Net Worth
2009 $500 million
2013 $650 million
2014 $1 billion
2016 $1.1 billion
2017 $1.2 billion
2018 $1.5 billion
2019 $1.9 billion
2020 $2.2 billion
2021 $1.6 billion

Net Worth of Michael Jordan in Different Currencies

Let’s look into Michael Jordan’s net worth in different currencies, as of December, 2021.

Currency Net Worth
Euro 1,350,760,000
Pound Sterling £ 1,156,344,000
Australian Dollar A$ 2,141,328,000
Canadian Dollar C$ 2,001,688,000
Indian Rupee ₹ 119,225,600,000
BitCoin ฿ 49,469

Michael Jordan: Houses, Cars, Aircraft & Yacht

Houses

In the meantime, Michael Jordan owns five houses across the US.

To explain, Jordan owns houses in North Carolina, Florida, Illinois, and Utah. The houses are worth multimillion-dollar.

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Michael Jordan’s Chicago House

Additionally, Jordan’s house in Illinois is 56,000 sq. ft. The house has Jordan’s jersey number 23 on the entry gate. The house is currently on sale for $14.8 million.

It includes 9 bedrooms, 19 bathrooms, several sitting rooms, a cigar room, basketball court, infinity pool, and tennis court.

Similarly, Jordan owns a house in Park City, Utah. The house is 10,000 sq. ft. which includes 5 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms. Likewise, it also has been listed on sale for $7.5 million.

In like fashion, Michael has a house in Cornelius, North Carolina, worth $2.8 million.

The house has 6 bedrooms, and it is located on the Penninsula golf.

Michael also owns a property in Charlotte, North Carolina, built in 7,000 sq. ft.

To sum up, Michael Jordan owns a house in Jupiter, Florida, worth $4.8 million. He bought this house in 2013 and renovated it for $7.6 million.

Cars

Michael Jordan owns an incredible Car Collection worth above $10 million.

Here is the list of Michael Jordan Car’s:

  • Cadillac XLR-V
  • Aston Martin DB7 Volante
  • Mercedes Benz CL 65
  • Aston Martin D89 Volante
  • Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
  • Chevrolet C4 Corvette
  • Porsche 911
  • Porsche 930
  • Mercedes Benz SL 55 AMG
  • Mercedes W140 S600
  • Ferrari 512 TR
  • Mercedes Benz SLR McLaren 722 Edition
  • Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano
  • Ford F-150 Raptor
  • Toyota Land Cruiser J80
  • Bently Continental GT
  • Buggati Veyron Sang Noir
  • 23XI Racing Toyota

To begin with, Cadillac XLR-V worth $110,000 is a luxury car with 2 seats. It is the most powerful variant with 443bhp.

Similarly, Jordan’s Aston Martin DB7 Volante worth $77,330 comes with 3.2 L AJ6 supercharged l6; 5.9 L V12.

Likewise, Michael Jordan added Mercedez Benz SLR McLaren 722 Edition in his awesome car collection. Mercedez Benz SLR McLaren is worth $695,750.

On the other hand, Michael Jordan owns Fearrai 599 GTB Fiorano which comes equipped with a 6.0 L (5,999 ccs) Tipo F140 C/CE V12 engine. Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano is worth $310,543.

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Michael Jordan’s Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano

In like fashion, Michael owns Bugatti Veyron Sang Noir, which is worth $2,202,144.

Aircraft

Michael Jordan owns a Gulfstream G550 aircraft worth $61.5 million. Jordan designed his aircraft in his own style.

Specifically, Jordan garnished his plane in signature powder blue and white color.

Yacht

In 2019, Michael Jordan purchased an $80 million yacht. The yacht is full of luxurious sanctuaries.

To explain, the yacht is 230 feet long, including 8 cabins, bar & dining room, deck jacuzzi, gym, audiovisual & satellite, and basketball court.

Michael Jordan’s Lifestyle and Vacation

Lifestyle

Michael Jordan was a kid when his family moved to Wilmington, North Carolina.

To enumerate, Micahel joined Emsley A. Laney High school in Wilmington. He played basketball and football at his school.

In detail, Michael was once rejected by the Varsity team regarding his 5 feet 11 inches height. However, later he grew up four inches and got selected for the Varsity team.

Especially in 1981, Michael Jordan was playing as a senior in the Varsity team, and he was selected to play in the 1981 McDonald’s All-American Game.

As a result, Michael Jordan scored 30 points in the 1981 McDonald’s All-American Game.

Vacation

Michael Jordan was on his vacation to the Dominican Republic. He regularly visits the country and enjoys beaches, golf, and cuisine.

In detail, Michael Jordan reached Dominican Republic in his private jet Gulfstream G550.

Similarly, Jordan was seen giving autographs and taking photos with his fans in the Dominican Republic.

Charity

Retired American Basketball player and Businessman Michael Jordan is also well-known for his Philanthropy acts.  Since 2001, Michael has supported different charities and causes.

In 2006, Jordan donated $5 million to Hale Franciscan High School, located in Chicago.

Jordan is also a Chief Ambassador of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Likewise, Micahel donated $7 million to Novant Health Michael Jordan Family Clinics in Charlotte, North Carolina.

In, Particular, Michael Jordan also supports charities like:

Also, Michael Jordan supports causes like:

  • At-Risk/Disadvantaged Youths
  • Cancer
  • Children
  • Education
  • Grief Support
  • Health
  • Hunger
  • Literacy
  • Mental Challenges
  • Miscellaneous
  • Physical Challenges

Michael Jordan: Movies, Investment & Books

Movies and Television Shows

To begin with, Michael Jordan has made 15 appearances in movies.

Jordan’s first debut in the film industry was in 1996. Michael was first seen in a comedy film titled Space Jam which was a box office hit.

Jordan’s first film earned more than $1 billion through merchandise sales alone.

After that, he was seen in a documentary about himself. The documentary was titled IMAX, and it was about Jordan’s career in Chicago Bulls.

Similarly, Jordan also made his appearance in The Last Dance.

Here is a list of Jordan’s movies and television shows:

  • The Last Dance
  • The Jay Leno Show
  • Super Bikes!
  • Michael Jordan: Come Fly with Me
  • NBA: Super Siams of the NBA
  • The Official 1998 NBA Championship: Unforgettabulls
  • Basketball Man
  • Michael Jordan: Off Court
  • The Official 1993 NBA Championship: Three-peat
  • Michael Jordan: Above & Beyond
  • The Dream Team: Simply the Best
  • Michael Jordan to the Max
  • The Official 2996 NBA Championship: Unstop-A-Bulls
  • The Making of Michael Jordan’s Playground
  • The Official 1992 NBA Championship: Unforgettabulls

Investment

Michael Jordan created a business empire for himself, including Restaurant, Car Dealership, and Endorsements.

To explain, Michael Jordan owns seven restaurants, a car dealership, and an 80% stake at NBA’s Charlotte Bobcats.

Additionally, Jordan has a partnership with Nike and earns royalties from its sneakers and clothing line.

To sum up, Michael has an endorsement deal with Gatorade, Hanes, Upper Deck, and cologne line.

Books

Famous Basketball player and businessman Michael Jordan is also an author.

Micahel Jordan published his first book titled Rare Air: Micahel on Michael. Harper Collins published it on October 1, 1993.

Similarly, Michael Jordan released I Can’t Accept Not Trying: Michael Jordan on the Pursuit of Excellence, which was published by Harper San Francisco on September 1, 1994.

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Michael-Jordan-Book

Likewise, for the Love of the Game: My Story, Jordan’s third book was published by the Crown on October 19, 1998.

To sum up, Michael released Driven from Within, which was published by Example Product Manufacturer on October 24, 2005.

Career

Michael Jordan started his career in High School after playing the 1981 McDonald’s All-American Game.

Jordan finished high school and joined the University of North Carolina, where he led his team to the 1982 NCAA Championship.

In addition, Michael was named ACC Freshman of the year.

Michael graduated with a bachelor’s degree in geography from UNC in 1986.

Moreover, Chicago Bulls selected Michael Jordan as the third overall pick and signed a rookie contract on September 12, 1984. It was a seven-year contract for $6 million.

After that, at the end of season 5, Jordan renewed his contract with Chicago Bulls for 8 years, and it was a $25 million contract.

Similarly, Jordan signed another contract with the Chicago Bulls, a one-year contract for $30 million.

Again, the next year he signed a contract of $33.14 million. Michael Jordan retired and returned to NBA.

Michael also played for his country in 1983. Jordan led team USA with a score of 17.3 and won a gold medal.

Similarly, while Jordan played for his tye United States at Summer Olympics in 1984, he won a gold medal.

To sum up, when Jordan was playing for his country, the Team USA never lost a single game in four tournaments.

Did you know Michael and Charles Barkley are the closest of friends?

3 facts about Michael Jordan

  • Michael Jordan has a water phobia.
  • Jordan recorded 10 triple-doubles in eleven games.
  • He is the only athlete to become a billionaire.

FAQs

Who is better, MJ or Kobe?

Kobe Bryant owns more career points than Jordan, but Jordan is the better when it comes to scoring.

Who is Michael Jordan’s Wife?

NBA star Michael Jordan’s current wife is Yvette Prieto. However, Jordan’s first wife is Juanita Vanoy.

Does Michael Jordan have a tattoo?

Yes, Michael Jordan has only one tattoo on his body.

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