Michael Jordan Net Worth Net Worth: $500 Million As of March 2012 Source of Wealth: Basketball Michael Jeffrey Jordan Age: 49 Years Old Michael Jeffrey Jordan Date of Birth: February 17, 1963 Michael Jeffrey Jordan Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York Michael Jeffrey Jordan Nationality: United States Michael Jeffrey Jordan Ethnicity: African-American Michael Jeffrey Jordan Height: 6' 6" (1.98 m) Michael Jeffrey Jordan Weight: 216 lbs (98 kg) Michael Jeffrey Jordan Full Name: Michael Jeffrey Jordan Michael Jeffrey Jordan Marital Status: Divorced (Juanita Vanoy) Michael Jeffrey Jordan Children: 3 (Jeffrey Michael, Marcus James, Jasmine) Michael Jeffrey Jordan Education: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Michael Jeffrey Jordan Occupation: Basketball player (retired), Businessman Michael Jordanâ€™s Career Salary: 1984-85 Chicago Bulls $550,000 1985-86,Chicago Bulls $630,000 1986-87 Chicago Bulls $737,500 1987-88 Chicago Bulls $845,000 1988-89 Chicago Bulls $2,000,000 1989-90 Chicago Bulls $2,250,000 1990-91 Chicago Bulls $2,500,000 1991-92 Chicago Bulls $3,250,000 1992-93 Chicago Bulls $4,000,000 1993-94 Chicago Bulls $4,000,000 1994-95 Chicago Bulls $3,850,000 1995-96 Chicago Bulls $3,850,000 1996-97 Chicago Bulls $30,140,000 1997-98 Chicago Bulls $33,140,000 2001-02 Washington Wizards $1,000,000 2002-03 Washington Wizards $1,030,000 Total Career Salary: $93,772,500 Former American professional basketball player, active businessman, and majority owner of the Charlotte Bobcats, Michael Jordan has an estimated net worth of $500 Million as of September 2010 according to Forbes Magazineâ€™s Billionaires In The Making. The former Chicago Bulls wonder earned $93 million in salary during his playing career. Most of his fortune now derives from endorsement deals with his biggest sponsor, Nike; he raised his stake in the NBAâ€™s Charlotte Bobcats to 80% in 2010. Michael Jordan, arguably the greatest basketball player of all time, could also be seen as the most entrepreneurial sports star of his day. Perhaps most famous is his hugely lucrative endorsement deal with Nike that led to the creation of the iconic Air Jordan trainers â€“ according to Forbes magazine, Brand Jordan remains a $1 billion sales business for the sports manufacturer. Heâ€™s also negotiated big sponsorship deals with the likes of Gatorade, Coca-Cola and McDonaldâ€™s, as well as starring alongside Bugs Bunny in his own Looney Tunes film, Space Jam. Jordan was born; February 17, 1963 in Brooklyn,New York.