Michael Jordan Net Worth in 2017: $1.31 billion
Michael Jordan is an American retired professional basketball player, businessman, principal owner and chairman of the Charlotte Hornets; he started his career at childhood age in school and now his total net worth is $1.31 billion.
The American retired basketball player was born in Brooklyn, New York on February 17, 1963; at school he was the player of basketball, baseball, and football, after passing the school he was offered scholarship as a basket player because he has got his fame but he moved to North Carolina to get his scholarship.
He joined the university “University of North Carolina” where he played three seasons of basketball under the coaching of Dean Smith; he played 15 seasons for Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards in National Basketball association which gave him the name of one of the best defensive player and freshman.
Jordan won his first championship of NBA with Bulls in 1991, later he again won the titles in the 1992 and 1993; before the beginning of the 1993–94 NBA season Jordan retired from basketball team.
He used the coaching way to led to win the Bulls three championships in 1996, 1997, and 1998; then 1995–96 NBA season is known as the record season where his team won the 72 seasons in NBA.
Michael retired in January 1999, but returned from 2001 to 2003 as a member of Wizards for two more NBA seasons; he is known as the first billionaire as a NBA player in the history and he is the third richest African.
He is to be called as the best player of all time in basketball, he has won many awards like Naismith and Wooden awards in 1984, NBA Rookie of the Year award, as a member of the U.S. Olympic basketball team he has won two gold medals in 1984 and 1992.