Michael Jordan Net Worth Compared With Other Billionaires Like Kim Kardashian, Oprah Winfrey, and Jay-Z

Published 12/21/2021, 4:43 AM EST
28 April 2010: NBA great and Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan during the Pro-Am of the Quail Hollow Championship at Quail Hollow Country Club in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Chris Keane/Icon SMI/Icon Sport Media via Getty Images)


Michael Jordan was drafted by the Chicago Bulls and went on to become one of the biggest stars in professional sports. He won six NBA championships with the Bulls, and was named MVP of the league five times.

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There is no denying that Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player to ever live. He dominated the sport in every way and his legacy will never be forgotten.

 

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Golf – The 2020 Ryder Cup – Whistling Straits, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, U.S. – September 25, 2021 Michael Jordan watches the action by the 11th green during the Four-balls REUTERS/Mike Segar

In 2003, Jordan retired from professional basketball. But he has remained a popular figure, appearing in commercials and movies and even owning his own NBA team.

Michael Jordan Net Worth

Michael Jordan became a global icon, thanks to his impressive feats on the court and his successful marketing campaigns. His work with Nike, Gatorade, Hanes, and others helped turn him into a powerful brand. In 2014, Jordan was the first NBA player to become a billionaire.

According to Forbes, his net worth of 1.6 billion dollars has grown with a large part of his impressive endorsement deals.

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Today, Jordan is still one of the most marketable athletes on Earth. He has several business ventures including restaurants and car dealerships that continue to bring in revenue for him each year.

Kim Kardashian West Net Worth

Kim Kardashian West has an estimated net worth of one billion dollars, according to Forbes. She is the star and executive producer behind various reality series.  “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” is one among them, which had premiered till 2021.

In addition to the show that launched her career into superstardom, Kim also capitalized off of public appearances at red carpet events, endorsements deals, and TV hosting gigs.

Kim made her debut on the feature film “Disaster Movie” back in 2008.

Oprah Winfrey Net Worth

Oprah Winfrey is one of the most famous people on television. She is the founder and chairman of Harpo Productions, a television and film production company most notable for producing her talk show “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”

When it comes to success in business, she’s sure to be at the top of everyone’s list. As per the Forbes estimates, she has a net worth of $2.6 billion!

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Jay-Z Net Worth

Jay-Z, a rapper, producer, and businessman known for his songs like “Big Pimpin” or “99 Problems.” According to Forbes, Jay-Z’s net worth is $1.3 billion.

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He has had 14 albums on top Billboard charts since, more than any other rapper in history.  His success started with Roc-A-Fella Records which went on to become an entertainment empire that includes fashion labels (Rocawear), real estate ventures, and sports teams.

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VS Sharathprasad

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Sharathprasad is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Sharathprasad is a postgraduate in Mass Media Communications with a specialization in Print and New Media. He has been following NBA since 2012 and is an ardent fan of the LA Lakers.

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