Regarded by most as the NBA’s greatest all-time player, Michael Jordan won six titles with the Chicago Bulls. His salary during his career totaled $90 million, but he has earned $1.8 billion (pre-tax) from such corporate partners as Nike, Hanes and Gatorade.
How much did Michael Jordan make per year?
Business Insider found the difference between Jordan’s 2019 and 2020 net worths, $1.8 billion and $2.1 billion, respectively (as provided by the Forbes’ 2018 and 2019 richest people in the world lists, published every March) to determine his annual earnings. Jordan’s annual earnings came to roughly $300 million.
What was Michael Jordan’s highest salary?
Huge new deals for players
NBA legend Michael Jordan still boasts the biggest ever contract in the league, however, when he earned 33.1 million dollars in his final season with the Chicago Bulls (1997/98). This amount would be 55.2 million dollars in the modern game.
Who is the richest athlete?
Forbes’ 2021 List of Richest Athletes in the World has Conor McGregor #1; Lebron James is #5
- Lewis Hamilton.
- Tom Brady.
- Kevin Durant.
- Stephen Curry.
- Naomi Osaka.
- Tiger Woods.
- Russell Westbrook.
- Patrick Mahomes.
Who was the first billionaire athlete?
MICHAEL SCHUMACHER – first billionaire athlete / greatest racer ever / first sports billionaire.
Who is the first NBA billionaire?
But a milestone reached off the court could be his most impressive feat yet. James is the first NBA player to earn a billion dollars in salary and endorsement money while playing, with Michael Jordan the first to reach the milestone but having done so after he retired.