Fun Fact 2 Michael Jordan was born February 17th, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York, in the United States of America. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Fun Fact 3: Michael Jordan is the son of Deloris Peoples who was a bank teller and James Jordan Sr. who was a mechanic.
Fun Fact 4: Michael Jordan was married to Juanita Vanoy from 1989 to 2006. He is currently married to Yvette Prieto whom he wed in 2013.
Fun Fact 5: Michael Jordan has five children. Their names are Jasmine Mickael, Marcus, Jeffrey Michael, Ysabel and Victoria.
Fun Fact 6: In 1984, Michael was part of US Olympic basketball team, the Olympic Games were held in Los Angeles and the team won an Olympic gold medal!
Fun Fact 7: Michael Jordan is a former American basketball player who played for the Chicago Bulls and led them to 6 national championships. He was awarded the NBA Most Valuable Player Award five times - 1985, 1991, 1992, 1996 and 1998.
Fun Fact 8: Michael Jordan attended the University of North Carolina where he completed a degree in Geography in 1985.
Fun Fact 9: IIn July 1993, Michael's father, James Jordan Sr. was shot by two teenagers during a robbery, both teenagers were convicted of James' murder. Michael Jordan decided to retire from basketball in October 1993, to begin playing baseball in memory of his late father.
Fun Fact 10: Aside from sport, Michael achieved further success from endorsements with huge companies such as Nike who introduced Mike Air Jordan sneakers in 1985.
Fun Fact 11: Michael Jordan has also achieved a career in acting. He appeared as himself in the 1996 movie Space Jam! He has also been a spokesman for Coca Cola, McDonald's and Chevrolet.
Fun Fact 12: Michael Jordan has retired from the NBA three times in total! He retired in 1995, 1999 and 2003.
Fun Fact 13: Michael Jordan broke his foot in the second season with the Chicago Bulls. This unfortunate accident caused him to miss 64 games.
Fun Fact 14: Michael Jordan's final NBA game was on April 16th, 1993 in Philadelphia. He received a standing ovation from his supporters and teammates which lasted more than three minutes, he then decided to return to the sport and come out of retirement.
Fun Fact 15: Michael Jordan played baseball for the Birmingham Barons and Scottsdale Scorpions. He battled and threw right handed, and his position was an out fielder.