Facts of Michael Jordan
|Full Name:||Michael Jordan|
|Age:||57 years 7 months|
|Birth Date:||February 17, 1963|
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States|
|Net Worth:||$2.2 Billion|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 6 inches (1.98m)|
|Father's Name:||James R. Jordan Sr.|
|Mother's Name:||Deloris Peoples|
|Education:||University Of North Carolina|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius|
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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 (Jasmine M. Jordan, Marcus Jordan, Jeffrey Michael Jordan, Ysabel Jordan, Victoria Jordan)|
|Is Michael Jordan having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Michael Jordan gay ?:||No|
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Michael Jordan is 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, 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 Michael Jordan: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Nationality
- 3 Education History
- 4 Michael Jordan: Early Life Profession and Career
- 5 Michael Jordan: Salary, Net worth
- 6 Michael Jordan: Rumors and Controversy
- 7 Body Measurements: Height, Weight
- 8 Social Media
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”.
He is one of the greatest basketball players of all time by accumulation as mentioned on the official NBA website.
Michael Jordan: 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. He 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.
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, Michael Jordan 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 that had no such 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 the ‘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‘.
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, 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 2.2 billion dollars as of 2020.
He is also associated with brands like Nike, Gatorade, Wheaties, McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, Chevrolet, Ball Park Franks, Rayovac, Hanes, and MCI.
This player has a mansion in Jupiter, Florida, and he also owns a jet worth $50 million.
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
The basketball player Michael Jordan is 6 feet 6 inches tall with a body mass of 98 kg. He has got brown eyes and a bald head.
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.