Having Forbes estimate his net worth at a billion dollars means Michael Jordan transcended any level of success he already had as a six-time champion with the Chicago Bulls. The man owns his own NBA team now.
So how did a guy who came into the league in 1984 only making $1 million each year grow his wealth so exponentially? The pathway to how Michael Jordan became a billionaire is paved with other people’s money. That’s not an insult. It’s the American way.