Michael Jordan was the first athlete-billionaire
Michael Jordan is considered the greatest NBA player of all time.
He's also the richest former professional athlete in the world, with a net worth of $1.7 billion.
He has a secret golf course, sprawling estates, an NBA team, restaurants, and interest in Draft King
Since retiring from the NBA in 2003, Jordan’s Nike endorsements and business investment
mean his annual earnings still eclipse LeBron James’ – and he’s now worth US$1.7 billion
In 1984 Jordan was drafted by the Chicago Bull
Long after his basketball career, Michael Jordan has established a legacy as one of the greatest athletes of all time