Michael Jorden Net Worth - $260 million
2012-13 Earnings: $80 M (Forbes)
Salary/Winning/Bonuses – none
Endorsements Earning: $80 M
Mahor Brands: Nike, Gatorade, Hanes, Upper Deck, 2K Sports
Sport: NBA (retired), Business
The greatest baskeball player to have played in NBA, Michael Jordan is more than a special player he is a brand and “Brand Jordan” still racks up around $80 Million a year according to Forbes through his many Endorsements and business ventures, relating sports good manufacturing. So Lets take a look back at his career and see how much he made inside the ring and how much of his $500 million net worth came from outside the ring.
Michael Jordan’s Career Salary:
|Year (NBA Season)||Salary ($)|
|1985 - Chicago||$550,000|
|1986 - Chicago||$550,000|
|1987 - Chicago||$737,500|
|1988 - Chicago||$845,000|
|1989 - Chicago||$2.0 Million|
|1990 - Chicago||$2.2 Million|
|1991 - Chicago||$2.5 Million|
|1994 - Chicago||$4 Million|
|1995 - Chicago||$3.8 Million|
|1996 - Chicago||$3.8 Million|
|1997 - Chicago||$30 Million|
|1998 - Chicago||$33 Million|
|1999 - Washington||$1 Million|
|2000 - Washington||$1 Million|
|Total Career Earnings||$93 Million|
Michael Jordan Brand & Nike
Jordan signed up a endorsmenet deal with Nike back in 1984 when he was drafted in the NBA for the first time, the first contract was worth around $500,00 a year but since than Michael Jordan has never looked back on his on field performances, and now He owns the majority in Nike’s Air Jordan Shoes brand. WHich nets him huge pay days every year.
He retired back in 2001 but still 10 years after his retirement he racks up more money than any other sports athleted active today.
According to Forbes his ventures with various brands earned him more than $80 Million and thats $2 Million more than current no1. active athlete Tiger Woods.