Michael Jordan is certainly one of the most iconic basketball players to have ever stepped foot inside a basketball court. He is also no stranger to setting records. Now it seems Michael Jordan has topped a very prestigious list.

Jordan is still the king when it comes to being the richest NBA star in the history of the sport. He earned more in his business ventures than he did during his time as an active NBA player. His net worth was said to be is $1.6 billion.

It seems Michael Jordan has earned even more money now counting inflation. Jordan has also topped Sportico’s “Top 25 Highest-Paid Athletes All-Time.”

Despite Michael only earning $90 million from NBA contracts, without taking inflation into account, he is still the highest-paid athlete of all time. This is in spite of the fact that only 6% of his estimated earnings come from his playing salaries in the NBA.

Michael Jordan is his own brand and there are many reasons for that as he has dabbled in various business ventures over the years. It is likely he will continue to make more money as the years go by.

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Subhojeet Mukherjee

Subhojeet has been a massive fan of professional wrestling for over 22 years, since the early days of the Monday Night Wars. Aside from wrestling, he also is into TV shows, movies, Anime, novels and a lot of music.

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