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How Michael Jordan Makes and Spends His Money

What made Michael Jordan such an accomplished athlete is also what makes him a supremely successful businessman: namely, a competitive drive so fierce that it borders on psychopathy. Though the hoops icon has never made the numbers public, it’s widely believed that Jordan makes $100 million a year …

Michael Jordan Visits Paris to Launch the Jordan Brand Palais 23 Experience

We’ve already taken an inside look at the Jordan Brand Palais 23 experience, and we also know that Michael is in Paris — along with frequent partners in crime Tinker Hatfield and Mark Smith — for the opening of the groundbreaking space. And now these newly unveiled …

Michael Jordan and Tinker Hatfield at Palais 23

At the Jordan Palais 23 — a sprawling consumer experience celebrating the 30th anniversary of Air Jordan — Michael Jordan himself sat down for a Q&A session hosted by ESPN’s Michelle Beadle. In the accompanying screenshot of the live stream, MJ is sitting next to Nike design legend …

Could Jordan MTM Herald a New Sneaker Line for Jordan Brand?

When President Obama showed up today at Nike World Headquarters to deliver a speech promoting the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, he was gifted with a special sneaker bearing a unique design pedigree. Finished in a red, white and blue design, the shoe — dubbed the Jordan MTM —  was …

Mark Parker, Tinker Hatfield and Michael Jordan Designed a Sneaker for President Obama

President Obama made an appearance at Nike World Headquarters today in support of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which promotes open commerce among the U.S. and eleven Pacific Rim nations. Like many visitors to Nike’s campus, the President will not be leaving empty handed, though his new kicks won’t be coming …

Michael Jordan 1996 NBA All-Star Game Figure

The 1996 NBA All-Star game held at the Alamodome in San Antonio had one of the most incredible Eastern Conference teams in basketball history, with the likes of Scottie Pippen, Shaquille O’Neal, Penny Hardaway, Patrick Ewing and more. They took home a victory under the leadership of …

Why adidas Passed On Michael Jordan

By now we all know that Michael Jordan considered making the jump from Nike to adidas long before the Air Jordan line became the legend it is today. What we don’t know, however, is that MJ nearly signed with the Three Stripes as a rookie. In 1984, …

Michael Jordan is Now An Official Billionaire

Legendary basketball player and sneaker icon Michael Jordan is now officially a billionaire. According to Forbes, he is now worth $1 billion, making him the 513th richest person in the United States and 1,741st in the world. Last year, Jordan’s bank account saw a huge jump after …

The Commercials That Inspired the Air Jordan 7 “Sweater”

No one will call Michael Jordan a style icon, but His Airness was capable of some measure of sartorial flair, especially within the context of the 1990s, when bright colors and loud patterns were fully de rigueur. Case in point, this early ’90s ad campaign for McDonald’s, …