Michael Jeffrey Jordan is an American retired professional basketball player, businessman, and principal owner and chairman of the Charlotte Hornets.
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Jordan was born on February 17, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York, to Deloris, who worked in banking, and James R. Jordan, Sr., an equipment supervisor.
His family moved to Wilmington, North Carolina, when he was a toddler.Jordan is the fourth of five children. He has two older brothers, Larry Jordan and James R. Jordan, Jr., one older sister, Deloris, and a younger sister, Roslyn. Jordan’s brother James retired in 2006 as the Command Sergeant Major of the 35th Signal Brigade of the XVIII Airborne Corps in the U.S. Army.
Jordan played 15 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards. His biography on the NBA website states: “By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time.”
Jordan was one of the most effectively marketed athletes of his generation and was considered instrumental in popularizing the NBA around the world in the 1980s and 1990s.
Jordan left North Carolina one year before his scheduled graduation to enter the 1984 NBA draft. Jordan returned to North Carolina to complete his degree in 1986.
Jordan married Juanita Vanoy in September 1989, and they had two sons, Jeffrey Michael and Marcus James, and a daughter, Jasmine. Jordan and Vanoy filed for divorce on January 4, 2002, citing irreconcilable differences, but reconciled shortly thereafter.
He proposed to his longtime girlfriend, Cuban-American model Yvette Prieto, on Christmas 2011 and they were married on April 27, 2013, at Bethesda-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church. It was announced on November 30, 2013, that the two were expecting their first child together. On February 11, 2014, Prieto gave birth to identical twin daughters named Victoria and Ysabel.
Age, Height & MeasurementsMichael Jordan Age 55 years. Michael Jordan's height 6 feet 6 inches (198 cm), weight 223 lbs (101 kg). Body measurements Update Soon and Zodiac Sign Aquarius.
|Michael Jordan Bio|
|Famous As||Michael Jordan|
|Profession||Professional Basketball player|
|Birthday||February 17, 1963|
|Birth Place||Brooklyn, New York, United States|
|Height||6 feet 6 inches (198 cm)|
|Weight||223 lbs (101 kg)|
|Body Measurements||Update Soon|
|Net Worth||1.7 billion USD|
|Born Name||Michael Jeffrey Jordan|
|Nickname||MJ, His Airness, Air Jordan, The G.O.A.T|
|Shoe Size||13 (US)|
|School||Emsley A. Laney High School|
|College||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|
|Brother(s)||Larry Jordan ,James R Jordan JR,|
|Relationship With||Vanessa Williams,Loredana Jolie,Juanita Jordan,Karla Knafel,Kylie Ireland,Lisa Miceli,Ashley Dupre,Nicole Mitchell Murphy,Yvette Prieto|
|Children||twin daughters Victoria and Ysabel|