Michael Jordan : Biography, Age, Records, Height, Achievements, Family and career Statistics 

We’ll talk about Michael Jordan’s life and achievements in this article along with Career statistics and some interesting personal life information that you should know about, 

Michael Jeffrey Jordan, usually known by his initials MJ, is a prominent veteran American professional basketball player and entrepreneur. He was born on February 17, 1963. He spent fifteen seasons in the NBA and won six NBA titles with the Chicago Bulls, earning him the title of “the greatest basketball player of all time” according to the official NBA website. In the 1980s and 1990s, he played a significant role in the globalization of basketball and the NBA, becoming a cultural icon in the process. He presently serves as the chairman and primary shareholder of 23XI Racing in the NASCAR Cup Series and the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets.

Jordan played three seasons of collegiate basketball for the North Carolina Tar Heels under coach Dean Smith. He participated in the 1982 Tar Heels squad that won the national title as a freshman. Jordan was selected third overall in the 1984 NBA Draft and immediately became a star of the league, thrilling spectators with his prodigious scoring and building a reputation as one of the best defensive players in the league.

The NBA statistics of Michael Jordan are as follows, 


Points 32,292 (30.1 ppg)
Rebounds 6,672 (6.2 rpg)
Assists 5,633 (5.3 apg)

We’ll talk about Michael Jordan’s life and achievements in this article along with Career statistics and some interesting personal life information that you should know about, 

Michael Jordan Biography 

Real Name : Michael Jeffrey Jordan

Nickname : Mike, Air Jordan, M.J., His Airness, Money, Black Cat, Mr. June, G.O.A.T., Superman, Captain Marvel, Black Jesus

Profession : American Professional Basketball Player 

Playing Career : 1984–1993, 1995–1998 (Chicago Bulls) and 2001–2003 (Washington Wizards) 

Nationality : American

Net Worth : 200 crores USD

Professional Debut : October 26, 1984

Coach/ Mentor : Phil Jackson

Michael Jordan Physical Status 

Height : 1.98 m

Weight : 98 Kg

Body Measurements : Not Available 

Build : Masculine 

Eye color : Dark Brown 

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Michael Jordan Personal Life: 

Date of Birth : February 17, 1963

Place of Birth : New York City, United States 

School : Emsley A. Laney High School

College : University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Highest Educational Qualifications : Not Known

Zodiac Sign : Aquarius 

Sexual Orientation : Straight 

Hobbies : Listening to music 

Michael Jordan Family Life :

Mother’s Name : Deloris Jordan

Father’s Name : James R. Jordan, Sr.

Sibling’s Name : Larry Jordan, Roslyn Jordan

Marital Status : Married

Spouse Name : Yvette Prieto, Juanita Vanoy

Children’s Name : Marcus Jordan, Jeffrey Michael Jordan, Jasmine M. Jordan, Victoria Jordan, Ysabel Jordan

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Michael Jordan Achievements 

  1. Michael Jordan holds the record for most seasons leading the league in scoring – 10.
  2. He is the second leading scorer in All-Star history (262 points)
  3. He is the fourth highest scoring average for career All-Star games (20.2 ppg)
  4. He was named as the All-Star MVP three times (1988, 1996, 1998)
  5. He was named NBA Rookie of the Year (1985)
  6. Jordan became the very first player in the history to record a triple-double in an All-Star game (1997)
  7. He won the 1997 McDonald’s Classic MVP award
  8. He was named as NBA Defensive Player of the Year in 1988
  9. He made an All-time record for most consecutive double-figure scoring games
  10. He finished his basketball career with 32,292 points, 5,633 assists and 6,672 rebounds.

Here are some lesser known facts about Michael Jordan

  1. Michael Jordan enjoys playing golf a lot. While attending the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, he played 36 holes of golf every day.
  2. Growing up, Michael Jordan was inspired by his basketball-playing brother, Larry. They both wore No. 45 jerseys, but the younger brother had to choose a different number when they played on the same team. He divided 45 in half and then rounded it up to 23.
  3. James and Michael Jordan have a tight relationship. In “The Last Dance,” he disclosed that during his ninth grade year, he was banned three times until his father helped him get back on track.
  4. Michael Jordan didn’t make the Laney (North Carolina) High School varsity basketball team during his sophomore year. He was motivated to never be left off a team again by the incident.
  5. When Michael Jordan returned to the University of North Carolina in 1986 to finish his coursework after fracturing his foot, he earned his degree. He was a geography major.

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