Michael Jeffrey Jordan famously known as Michael Jordan was born on February 17, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. He is an American retired professional basketball player, who is also known greatest basketball player in NBA history. The greatest player does not limit his process by player but is also a businessman and the chairman of the Charlotte Hornets. Jordan played 15 great seasons for the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards in the National Basketball Association (NBA). His biography on the NBA website states: “By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time.”
Michael Jordan started his career as basketball player at University of North Carolina, and played three seasons. Afterwards, He joined the Chicago Bulls as the third overall draft pick in 1984. As soon as joining the Chicago Bulls he started showing his charisma with prolific scoring and his skill sets. He was named “Air Jordan” because of his slam dunk from three point line. He have registered six NBA titles.
Michael Jordan Personal Life
Full Name: Michael Jeffrey Jordan
Nickname: MJ, His Airness, Air Jordan, The G.O.A.T
Date of Birth: February 17, 1963
Born Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Age: 53 (As in 2016)
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Occupation: Professional Basketball Player
Education: Emsley A. Laney High School, North Carolina
Michael Jordan Family
Father: James Jeffrey Jordan
Mother: Deloris Peoples
Brother: Larry Jordan, James R Jordan JR
Sister: Deloris, Roslyn
Michael Jordan Height Weight and Measurements
Michael Jordan as known as his nickname “Air Jordan” is 6 feet 6 inches or 198 cm tall. This hulk size body weighs 223 lbs or 101 Kg. The Balance between height and weight is what makes “His Airness” a great basketball player of NBA history.
Michael Jordan Height: 6 ft 6 in or 198 cm
Weight: 223 lbs or 101 kg
Shoe Size: 13 (US) or 12 (UK) or 47 (EU)
Hair Color: Bald
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Michael Jordan Positions
- Shooting Guard (SG)
- Shooting Forward (SF)
Michael Jordan Dating History
- Vanessa Williams
- Loredana Jolie
- Juanita Jordan (1989 – 2002) (Spouse for 17 years)
- Karla Knafel (1989) (Sex Affair)
- Kylie Ireland (1996)
- Lisa Miceli (2005)
- Ashley Dupre (2006)
- Nicole Mitchell Murphy (2007) (Rumour)
- Yvette Prieto (2008 – Present) (Current Spouse)
Michael Jordan Favorite Things
- Food: Steak, Chicken, Pizza, Shrimp
- TV Shows: Sanford and Son (1972-1977)
- Song: Give it your best – Anita Baker
- Color: Red
- Jersey numbers: 11, 3, 13
- Cigarettes: Partagas Lusitanias
- Shoes: Jordan’s (11s, 3s, 12s and 13s)
Michael Jordan Net-Worth: $1 billion
Michael Jordan Facts
- He was drafted as third pick by Chicago Bulls.
- Jordan was selected as 50 most beautiful people in earth by People Magazine.
- His father was killed in his car, which was gifted by Michael Jordan .
- He, now, is a billionaire.
- After his second retirement, Michael was named Director of Basketball Operation in the Washington Wizards.
- Jordan is the owner of Michael Jordan Motorsports.
- Jordan is inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
- Jordan, in 2010, became an owner of Charlotte Bobcats .