Michael Jordan Facts:
Michael Jordan height: 6 feet & 6 inches
Weight: 98 kg (216 pounds)
Age: 52 years (February 17, 1963)
Born as Michael Jeffrey Jordan, he is also popular to the world by his 2 initials, “MJ” or simply Michael Jordan. 52 years old, blade persona is one of the most distinguished American pro basketball players, who formally played for the NBA’s Washington Wizards & Chicago Bulls. Man with toned athletic build & soaring height, Michael now serves as the chairman for the National Basketball Association’s Charlotte Hornets, he is in fact the principal owner of the team. He also holds fame as an entrepreneur. Michael weighs approximately 98 kg in an immense stature of 6 feet & 6 inches.
Born & raised in the Brooklyn City, New York, United States, Michael Jordan is the adorable son of James R. Jordan, Sr. & his wife, Deloris (nee Peoples). He was born on 17th of February, in the year 1963. Professionally, his father was an equipment supervisor & his mom held a banking job. When Michael was still a toddler, his family relocated to North Carolina’s Wilmington & started living there. He is the 4th of his parent’s 5 children, with 2 elder brothers, James R. Jordan & Larry Jordan, one elder sister named Deloris & a little sister named Roslyn. While in Wilmington, Michael went to the Emsley A. Laney High School & later carried on his study plus games at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Michael Jordanfastened his career in athlete by playing basketball, football & baseball during the high schooling years. He then, performed 3 seasons at the North Carolina University, becoming the component of the renowned Tar Heels’ national championship squad in the year 1982. He enrolled into the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Chicago Bulls, a couple of years later & soon came out as star of the league, entertaining mob with his inexhaustible scoring. Michael also acquired reputation for becoming one amongst the top defensive basketball players. He earned his foremost NBA Championship in the year 1991 with the Chicago Bulls, & traced out the triumph with titles both in the year 1992 & 1993, locking a “Three- peat” Even as he abruptly made his basketball announcement ahead of starting of the NBA 1993- 1994 season so as to shadow a baseball career, the champ backed to the Bulls after a year in 1995 & drove them further 3 championships in the year 1998, 1997 & 1996, & too the NBA record of 72 regular season wins within the NBA 1995- 1996 season. His final retirement from the pro basketball career was in the year 2003, earlier to this he had even made a brief retirement from 1995 to 1998, coming back for the Washington Wizards in the 2001.
Earning numerous awards & leading his professional basketball teams to the successful journeys, Michael Jordan is even known for his endorsement ventures for different brands. He has also made his hands out in the acting endeavors. As of Forbes magazine’s 2015 report, Michael Jordan has placed himself on the top, making himself the foremost athlete to emerge as a billionaire.