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Michael Jordan Age, Networth, Biography, Personal Life and More

Micheal Jordan is considered as the greatest basketball player of all times. Michael Jordan is known for his initials MJ. He also earned the nickname Air Jordan. Michael has played for the teams Chicago Bulls and the Washington Wizards.

Micheal Jordan was  born on 17 February 1963, in New York City, NewYork, U.S. Presently, he is 60 years old. Micheal height is 6 feet 6 inch and weight is 98 kilograms.

Micheal Jordan Family
Micheal Jordan was raised by his parents Deloris Peoples who worked in banking, and James R. Jordan, Sr., an equipment supervisor. Micheal was very close to his father. Jordan are five siblings, two older brothers, Larry and James R. Jordan, one older sister, Deloris, and a younger sister, Roslyn.

Jordan Wife and Children
Michael Jordan is currently married to Yvette Prieto, 44. The basketball player met the Cuban-American model, who is 16 years his junior, at a nightclub about a year after he divorced his first wife, Juanita Vanoy, in December 2006.
The couple married in Florida in April 2013, with a ceremony rumoured to have cost more than $10 million.
Michael Jordan and his first wife, Juanita Vanoy, had their first child, Jeffrey Jordan, in 1988. Marcus, their second son, was born in 1990, and Jasmine, their daughter, was born in 1992. Yvette and Michael welcomed their identical twin daughters, Ysabel and Victoria, in February 2014.

Micheal Jordan Early Life
Michael attended Wilmington’s Emsley A. Laney High School, where he became interested in sports such as basketball, baseball, and football. He was chosen for the McDonald’s All-American Team, the best of all high school basketball teams, after impressing everyone.

As a senior in high school, he played for leagues such as North Carolina, Virginia, Duke, and Syracuse. Finally, in 1981, he was offered a basketball scholarship by the University of North Carolina based on his performance.

At the university, he was mentored by legendary basketball coach Dean Smith, and he was named Atlantic Coast Conference Freshman of the Year. His jump shot was instrumental in the team’s NCAA Championship victory over Georgetown University in 1982.

Micheal Jordan Career
In 1984, he dropped out of university to enter the NBA Draught. In the 1984 Summer Olympics, he was a member of a gold-medal-winning team that included Sam Perkins, Steve Alford, and Patrick Ewing.
During the 1984-87 season, Jordan was a member of the Chicago Bulls, a team that had little success, and he proved his worth with an above-average points per game of 28.2.

The young star became the first in NBA history to record 100 blocks and 200 steals in a single season

From 1987 to 1990, he led his team to the first round of the NBA Playoffs in the first season, and to the finals in the next two. They knocked the Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks, and Milwaukee Bucks out of the tournament.

In the following season, 1990-91, Michael Jordan helped the Bulls cruise to the Eastern Conference finals. His team faced the Detroit Pistons again, but this time it was the Chicago Bulls who won. The winners defeated the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA finals, winning their first championship in the game’s history.

In the Summer Olympics of 1992, he was once again a member of the so-called “dream team,” a gold-medal-winning group of talented players that included Magic Johnson, David Robinson, and Larry Bird.

Michael Jordan’s Unexpected Retirement
After a difficult playoff series against the New York Knicks, the Bulls faced the Phoenix Suns for the NBA championship in 1993. When it was all said and done, Jordan was named playoff MVP once more, and Chicago had won its third straight championship. Jordan’s father, James, was murdered by two men during a robbery attempt that summer. Jordan was bereaved, and the death of his father, combined with media reports about his gambling, prompted him to retire from professional basketball in October.

Michael Jordan Comeback
His comeback was to scratch an itch, the comeback match was played against the Indiana Pacers, which the Bulls won. He finished his career with 32,292 points, and a career average 30.12 ppg, the best in NBA history. 

Jordan once again retired from the game on January13, 1999.

Micheal Jordan Awards & Achievements
Michael Jordan Honours and Awards
This gifted player won several NBA awards from 1984 to 1988, including Rookie of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, and Slam Dunk Contest Champion.He has also won the NBA title on several occasions.
He received a gold medal in 1984 as a member of the winning basketball team in the Summer Olympics.
In 1991, Sports Illustrated named him Sportsman of the Year. He won another gold medal for his team’s victory in the Summer Olympics the following year.

Michael Jordan Networth
Michael Jordan’s estimated $3 billion fortune has earned him a spot among the Forbes 400, making him the first professional athlete to join the ranks of the richest Americans, according to Forbes magazine.Jordan, 60, is one of only three professional athletes, along with LeBron James and Tiger Woods, to amass wealth worth more than $1 billion, according to Forbes. His other sources of wealth include the Charlotte Hornets, endorsements, and self-made money.


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