Michael Jordan is an extreme American basketball player who has led the Chicago Bulls to 6 NBA championships and won the MVP (the most valuable player) award 5 times.
In this article, we will learn all about Michael Jordan’s biography, family, career, achievements.
Michael Jordan dominated basketball from the mid-1980s to the late 1990s and became the most admired player in NBA history. Jordan’s estimated net worth is over 1 billion dollars and has a height of 1.98m. He studied at North Carolina University at Chapel Hill, Emsley A. Laney High School
Who is Michael Jordan?
Michael Jordan’s full name is Michael Jeffrey Jordan – an American professional basketball player, Olympic athlete, businessman, and actor. Jordan is considered one of the best basketball players ever, dominating the sport from the mid-1980s to the late 1990s.
Jordan has led the Chicago Bulls to 6 NBA championships and won the NBA’s most valuable player award 5 times. With 5 regular season MVP and 3 MVP All-Star, Jordan has become the most favorite player in NBA.
Jordan grew up with stable family life. His mother, Mrs. Delores – is a bank teller who has written many good books. His father, Mr. James, was a maintenance worker who became a manager at General Electric. Jordan’s childhood family also had 4 siblings: Larry, Deloris, Roslyn, and James Jr.
The one who brought Jordan to basketball for the first time was his father. He built a basketball court on the back of their home with the purpose of Michael playing and practicing. However, his father was murdered in the summer of 1993 because two teenagers shot him into his car in an apparent robbery while he was driving from Charlotte to Wilmington, North Carolina.
Biography of Michael Jordan
Jordan attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1981 and soon became an important member of the school’s basketball team. The team he joined won the NCAA Division I championship in 1982 with Jordan scoring the final goal needed to beat Georgetown University. He was also selected as the NCAA Player of the Year in 1983 and 1984.
Jordan left college after the junior year to join the NBA in 1984. In 1985, Jordan completed his bachelor’s degree while continuing to play professional basketball.