Michael was born on 17 February 1963 and he was born in Brooklyn in New York City in the United States of America. The name of his father is James R Jordan Senior and the name of his mother is Deloris Jordan. As per the records, Michael has four siblings and the name of his brother are James R Jordan Junior and Larry Jordan. The name of his sister is Deloris Jordan and Roslyn Jordan. His mother worked in a bank and his father was known to be an equipment supervisor.
His childhood was spent in North Carolina and one of his brothers served in US Army. He completed his schooling from Emsley A Laney High School and he played basketball, football, and baseball during his school. Later he joined college on a scholarship and he started playing for the college team as well after he got admission in college.
Michael started his professional career in 1984 with NBA Draft and during the same year, he had an injury on his foot. It took him a little time to recover but he was soon back on the field. In 1984 he signed his first contract with Chicago Bulls and it was wide because of his amazing stats in the game. He led his team to victory in several games. He played for the team till 1993 and with a brief gap of two years, he again joined the team in 1995. This time he was associated with the team for three years.
He had also been involved in a controversy in 1993 when he was caught gambling and it is known that he had taken a brief retirement in 1993. He again took a short retirement from 1999 to 2001 and he later joined back the game and started playing for Washington Wizards. He played for the team for two years before taking his final retirement in 2003.
It is known that he even played for America in 1984 and 1992 Olympics and he was able to get a gold medal in the games. Michael also received a gold medal in Pan American games in 1983. After retirement, Michael was often spotted playing golf.
As per the records, Michael married Juanita Vanoy in 1989 and their relationship lasted for 7 years before they decided to split in 2006. Later in 2013, Michael choose Yvette Prieto as his wife and he often shared his pictures with his wife on Instagram. Even today, his Fangraphs are climbing upwards.
In total, Michael has five children, two of them are his son and three are his daughter. Last withdraw salary of this basketball superstar is known to be around 30 million American dollars and his present salary is not known. He is the richest basketball player and his net worth as of now is known to be 1.31 Billion American dollars. This is probably the highest net worth ever spotted in the game.
|Birth Date:||17 Feb, 1963|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Description:||American basketball player and businessman|
|Spouse:||Yvette Prieto [M. 2013]