Michael Jordan’s Son Net Worth: Is He Richer Than NBA Stars?

Published 11/12/2021, 3:30 PM EST
Jeffrey Jordan (13) playing for for the University of Illinois’ Fighting Illini


NBA fans often consider Michael Jordan as one of the NBA’s greatest ever players. The Chicago Bulls legend established a dominant NBA dynasty with the franchise. Jordan’s six NBA championship-winning campaigns brought him an immense amount of success. Chiefly, he achieved global recognition as well as commercial deals from various brands on the back of his NBA success.

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Jordan still rakes in the big bucks from various brand endorsement deals. His entrepreneurship activities have also helped him remain in the upper echelons of the richest sports athletes. Alongside Jordan’s net worth, fans have also rumored the net worth of his children. Jeffrey Jordan, Michael’s eldest son through ex-wife Juanita Vanoy Jordan, as a former basketball player, has been the subject of these rumors as well.

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What is Jeffrey Jordan’s net worth?

Jeffrey Jordan was born on November 18, 1988, to parents Michael Jordan and Juanita Vanoy Jordan. He has four other siblings: Jasmine, Victoria, Ysabel, and Marcus Jordan. Jeffrey married his wife Radina Aneva in May 2019. He is a businessman, philanthropist, and also a former basketball player. Jeffrey Jordan’s net worth is rumored at an estimate of $24 million.

NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 26: Michael Jordan, his son Jeffrey Jordan, Anna Wintour, Mirka Federer (first raw) attend Roger Federer’s match on Day 2 of the 2014 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 26, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/GC Images)

In 2020, Jeffrey co-founded a consulting firm located in Chicago, known as the Jordan Avakian Group. He currently works for the Nike Jordan brand where he deals with digital innovation. Jeffrey’s father, an NBA legend, has a net worth estimated around $2.1 billion.

Jeffrey did not follow his father’s footsteps into the world of basketball and rather opted to get into business. He also co-founded a philanthropic foundation called Heir Jordan, along with his younger brother, Marcus Jordan.

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Career Earnings of Jeffrey Jordan

Jeffrey Jordan played for the University of Illinois Fighting Illini between 2007 and 2010. He interned with Nike in the summer of the 2009 season. However, Jeffrey returned to play with the Illini once again. He left the Illini to join the University of Central Florida, in 2010, with his brother Marcus. Jeffrey played for Florida Knights until 2012.

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Franchises did not select Jeffrey in the 2012 NBA draft. Ultimately, Jeffrey failed at kick-starting an NBA career. He currently owns a steak house in Ilani, Ridgefield. Jeffrey reportedly earns an estimate of $0.5 million. His net worth of $24 million is somewhere around the average NBA player’s career salary of $24.7 million. Michael Jordan’s eldest son Jeffrey Jordan seems to enjoy a successful business career outside of the NBA.

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Shalom Saldanha

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Shalom Saldanha is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his journalism degree, he has previously worked as a sports corresspondent for India Shorts/Business Upturn. A Giannis Antetokounmpo and Bucks fan, Shalom primarily got into the sport after discovering that he shared a mutual love for Arsenal with the 'Greek Freak'.

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