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The Enigmatic Riches of Billionaire Athlete Michael Jordan: 9 Captivating Truths

Former basketball star Michael Jordan is currently living a lavish life with a staggering net worth of $2.1 billion . He officially became a billionaire in 2014, solidifying his status as one of the wealthiest individuals in the world.

With a staggering net worth of $1.85 billion amassed through his basketball career, Michael Jordan is the highest-earning athlete of all time. Even today, despite his retirement, he continues to earn income from basketball that surpasses top-tier stars like LeBron James, Stephen Curry, or Kevin Durant.

In 2010, Jordan acquired the Charlotte Hornets basketball team for $175 million. As the club’s value skyrocketed in 2014, Michael Jordan officially became a billionaire. He currently holds a 97% ownership stake in the Charlotte Hornets.

As of 2015, billionaire Jordan was earning a staggering $100 million annually through his collaboration with Nike.

Michael Jordan’s fortune of $2.1 billion surpasses the GDP of Belize (approximately $2.07 billion)

Michael Jordan is so wealthy that spending $1 for an average American is equivalent to him spending around $21,500.

The purchase of an average-priced house in the United States ($282,000) by this billionaire is equivalent to an ordinary American spending approximately $13.

According to calculations by Business Insider, Michael Jordan earned over $34,000 per hour in 2019.

An average American earns over $48,300 per year. Michael Jordan only needs less than an hour and a half to earn this amount.

According to the Social Security Administration, on average, a male worker in the United States with a bachelor’s degree will earn around $2.2 million over their lifetime. The billionaire only takes less than three days to reach that figure