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Inside Michael Jordan’s $2.8 Million North Carolina House That Doesn’t Have a Basketball Court Despite His Massive Net Worth

Published 12/11/2021, 7:30 AM EST

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Michael Jordan is the richest athlete of all time, with a net worth of $2.2 billion. In fact, he became the first billionaire player in NBA history when his net worth crossed the billion-dollar mark in 2014. The Bulls legend earned a fortune while playing in the NBA and through several endorsement deals.

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He continues to increase his wealth through several endorsements and investments.

Jordan is now a brand and not just a former athlete. Having said that, Jordan has spent his money in several ways, which includes the $2.8 million Lakefront home in North Carolina.


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Jordan’s North Carolina home is on the Peninsula Golf Course. It has several bedrooms along with a swimming pool and is located close to a lake. It also has a dining room and features a modern gourmet kitchen. The basement of the house has a huge entertainment system and leisure center. However, Michael Jordan decided not to have a basketball court in this home.

It is a huge home just a few miles outside of Charlotte and has unreal views.

How many houses does Michael Jordan own?

Michael Jordan currently owns four multi-million homes across the United States. He has two houses in North Carolina, near Charlotte, where he owns his NBA team Charlotte Hornets.

Another property Jordan owns is in Utah, which is a 10,000 square-foot house. This house, however, has been on sale for $7.5 million since 2019. It has five bedrooms and eight bathrooms.


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Jordan has another house in Chicago, which is also up for sale for $14.9 million. The Highland Park home in Illinois was originally listed for $29 million. The house renewed some interest from potential buyers after ‘The Last Dance’ documentary. It is a house highly customized according to Jordan’s needs and has Jordan’s famous number 23 on the front gate.

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What is Michael Jordan’s net worth?

According to CelebrityNetWorth, Michael Jordan’s net worth is $2.2 billion. Jordan, who played for Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards, earned a total of $93.7 million in salaries throughout his NBA career. Even though Jordan had retired in 2003, he earns more than $100 million from several endorsements.

Apart from Nike, he has endorsed several brands, such as Gatorade, Wheaties, McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, and so on.


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Is Michael Jordan the richest athlete?

Despite retiring in 2003, Michael Jordan is the richest athlete of all time. He earns more than any current or former athlete in the world, thanks to Nike and its ‘Jordan’. Most of Jordan’s earnings have come from endorsements and investments after his retirement.


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Jordan earned around $93 million in salaries and his highest-paid year was his final season with Chicago Bulls when he won his 2nd three-peat. He currently owns an NBA team in Charlotte – Charlotte Hornets and a NASCAR team – 23XI Racing.



Abhishek Singh

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Abhishek is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports with over two years of journalistic experience with Chase Your Sport and Dribl. A Football Management graduate, he has previously interned in the Indian Super League, I-League and the AFC Champions League. In addition to being a Michael Jordan fan, Abhishek is an ardent Steph Curry and Warriors guy, and believes they have a few more championships in store before the former retires.