Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Billionaire Club! Michael Jordan Becomes First Ever Athlete To Be Ranked As A Billionaire
It is official. Basketball great, Michael Jordan is the first sport athlete to be a billionaire according to a recent publication released by Forbes.
Jordan, who rewrote the record books during a glorious career playing in the NBA, is ranked the 1741st richest person on the planet.
A record 290 newcomers joined the Forbes billionaires list in the last year with the former Chicago Bulls legend among those due largely to his endorsement with sports manufacturer Nike.