Facts of Michael Jordan
|Full Name:||Michael Jordan|
|Age:||56 years 7 months|
|Birth Date:||February 17, 1963|
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York|
|Net Worth:||$1.9 Billion|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 6 inches (1.98m)|
|Father's Name:||James R. Jordan Sr.|
|Mother's Name:||Deloris Peoples|
|Education:||1984-University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill, Emsley A. Laney High School|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius|
|View more / View less Facts of Michael Jordan|
I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.
I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.
Relationship Statistics of Michael Jordan
|What is Michael Jordan marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did Michael Jordan get married ? (married date):||April 27, 2013|
|How many children does Michael Jordan have ? (name):||Five (Victoria, Ysabel, Jeffrey, Marcus, and Jasmine)|
|Is Michael Jordan having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Michael Jordan gay ?:||No|
|Who is Michael Jordan wife ? (name):|
More about the relationship
On talking about the relationship, Michael Jordan was a married person. He tied a knot with Juanita Vanoy in September 1989 and had been blessed with two sons, Jeffrey Michael and Marcus James, and a daughter, Jasmine.
The couple filed for divorce on January 4, 2002, citing irreconcilable differences, but reconciled shortly thereafter. They, again and again, filed for divorce and were granted a final decree of dissolution of marriage on December 29, 2006, commenting that the decision was made “mutually and amicably”.
Then after, he proposed to his longtime girlfriend, Yvette Prieto, Cuban-American model on Christmas 2011. They tied their knot at Bethesda-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church on April 27, 2013. Prieto gave birth to identical twin daughters named Victoria and Ysabel on February 11, 2014.
The couple now is living a happy life with no signs of rumors and divorce.
- 1 Who is Michael Jordan?
- 2 Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Nationality
- 3 Michael Jordan: Education History
- 4 Michael Jordan: Early Life Profession and Career
- 5 Michael Jordan: Lifetime Achievements and awards
- 6 Michael Jordan: Salary and the Net worth
- 7 Michael Jordan: Rumors and Controversy
- 8 Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
- 9 Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.
Who is Michael Jordan?
Michael Jordan is a former professional basketball player belonging to America. He is also recognized as “Air Jordan”, or “His Airness”. Michael Jordan is one of the greatest basketball players of all time by accumulation as mentioned on the official NBA website.
Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Nationality
The basketball player was born as Michael Jeffrey Jordan in Brooklyn, New York to James and Deloris on 17th February 1963. His served in the electrical and heavy equipment industry while her mother in a bank.
Moreover, their family consisted of four other children namely James R. Jr., Larry, Deloris, and Roslyn. Later on, they relocated to Wilmington, North Carolina. Another, he learned to be hardworking and independent through his parents during his childhood.
His nationality is American and ethnicity is African-American.
Michael Jordan: Education History
On talking about his education history, he joined Wilmington’s ‘Emsley A. Laney High School. The ‘University of North Carolina’ offered him a scholarship based on his performance in basketball at the final moment. He received graduation in cultural geography from that university.
Michael Jordan: Early Life Profession and Career
Firstly, he left the university with the aim of attending the ‘NBA Draft’ in 1984. However, Team ‘Chicago Bulls’ chose the young athlete after ‘Houston Rockets’ and ‘Portland Trail Blazers’ selected players Sam Bowie and Hakeem Olajuwon, respectively. He then became one of the parts of a gold medal-winning team which included players like Steve Alford, Sam Perkins, and Patrick Ewing in the ‘Summer Olympics’ held in 1984.
Additionally, Jordan proved his mettle scoring an above-average ppg of 28.2 as a part of ‘Chicago Bulls’, a team which had no much luck with the victory during 1984-87. Another, the young basketball player made 200 steals and 100 blocks in a single season, being the first to do so in the history of ‘NBA’.
Furthermore, Jordan helped the ‘Bulls’ sail through the playoffs and reach the ‘Eastern Conference’ finals in the next season of 1990-91. He once again became a member of the “dream team” in the ‘Summer Olympics’ of 1992.
In addition, the basketball player appeared in three seasons of ‘NBA’ championship. He was able to beat, ‘Utah Jazz’ and ‘Seattle SuperSonics’ in the two championships during 1995-98. Besides, Jordan took retirement from the game on January 13, 1999, but returned as the President of Basketball Operations the following year for team ‘Washington Wizards.
Moreover, he appeared in his final ‘NBA All-Star’ match in 2003 against ‘Philadelphia 76ers’. Another, he established his own motorcycle racing team namely ‘Michael Jordan Motorsports’ in 2004 after he was removed from his post of President with the ‘Washington Wizards’.
Michael Jordan: Lifetime Achievements and awards
This talented player has earned different NBA awards, including ‘Defensive Player of the Year’, ‘Rookie of the Year’, ‘Slam Dunk Contest Champion’ during 1984-88. He also has received the entitle as ‘NBA Champion’ on various occasions.
He received the gold medal as a member of the winning team in the ‘Summer Olympics’ in 1984. Another, Various magazines, including ‘ESPN Sports’, and ‘SLAM’ have ranked him as one of the greatest sports personalities. ‘North Carolina Museum of History’, and ‘Naismith Memorial’ has included him in the ‘Hall of Fame’.
Michael Jordan: Salary and the Net worth
The player has an enormous amount of salary that he received from his career but currently unknown. His net worth is estimated to be 1.9 billion dollars as of 2017.
Michael Jordan: Rumors and Controversy
He has maintained his personal life and kept his life far from the media. Thus, there are currently no records and data available regarding his rumors and controversy.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
The basketball player Michael Jordan is 6 feet and 6 inches tall with the body mass of 98kg. He has got brown eyes and bald head.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.
Michael Jordan is active on Twitter and Instagram but not on Facebook. He has got around 46.9K followers on Twitter whereas 18.3M followers on Instagram.
Also, read the career, rumors, birth facts, relationship family, net worth and bio of a basketball player, Sonya Curry.