Michael Jordan

Spokesperson / Actor | * 02/17/1963 (58) | Brooklyn, New York (United States of America (USA))
Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17, 1963), also known by his initials MJ, is an American former professional basketball player and businessman. His biography on the official National Basketball Association (NBA) website states: "By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time." He was integral in helping to popularize the NBA around the world in the 1980s and 1990s, becoming a global cultural icon in the process. Jordan played 15 seasons in the NBA, winning six championships with the Chicago Bulls. He is the principal owner and chairman of the Charlotte Hornets of the NBA and of 23XI Racing in the NASCAR Cup Series. Jordan played college basketball for three seasons under coach Dean Smith with the North Carolina Tar Heels. As a freshman, he was a member of the Tar Heels' national championship team in 1982. Jordan joined the Bulls in 1984 as the third overall draft pick, and quickly emerged as a league star, entertaining crowds with his prolific scoring while gaining a reputation as one of the game's best defensive players. His leaping ability, demonstrated by performing slam dunks from the free throw line in Slam Dunk Contests, earned him the nicknames "Air Jordan" a... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | Comedies | Kids & Family

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Awards & Nominations for Michael Jordan

5x NBA Most Valuable Player Award 3x NBA All-Star Game Kobe Bryant Most Valuable Player Award NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award NBA Rookie of the Year Award Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year Oscar Robertson Trophy Naismith College Player of the Year John R. Wooden Award 50 Greatest Players in NBA History ACC Athlete of the Year 9x NBA All-Defensive Team 10x All-NBA Team NBA All-Rookie Team Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 6x NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award Best Male Athlete ESPY Award 4x Best NBA Player ESPY Award Best Comeback Athlete ESPY Award Presidential Medal of Freedom 4x Associated Press Athlete of the Year FIBA Hall of Fame L'Équipe Champion of Champions Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Basketball Rookie of the Year Best NBA Player ESPY Award BET Award for Sportsman of the Year Laureus World Sports Award for Comeback of the Year Best Comeback Athlete ESPY Award

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Movies with Michael Jordan as Actor(31)

as Himself (archive footage)2015 The Making of Trump
as Himself (archive footage)2015 Kobe Bryant's Muse
as himself2014 Bad Boys
2013 NB90s
as himself2012 The Dream Team
as Self (archive footage)2012 I Do Bidoo Bidoo: Heto nApo sila!
2011 NB80s
as himself2010 Jordan Rides the Bus
as Himself (archive footage)2003 Michael Jackson's Private Home Movies
as himself2001 Ultimate Jordan
as himself1998 He Got Game
as himself1996 Space Jam
as Himself (uncredited)1994 Blink
as Self (archive footage)1991 Pyrates

TV Shows/Series with Michael Jordan as Actor(8)

as himself2020 The Last Dance
as Himself (archive footage)2018 Explained
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Additional Information

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Born: Sunday, 02/17 1963 (February) in Brooklyn, New York (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 58 years + 295 days)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Emsley A. Laney High School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Spouses (current/former): Yvette Prieto, Juanita Vanoy
Children: Jeffrey Jordan, Marcus Jordan, Ysabel Jordan, Victoria Jordan, Jasmine M. Jordan
Siblings: Larry Jordan, James Jordan Jr., Roslyn Jordan, Deloris E. Jordan
Father: James R. Jordan, Sr.
Mother: Deloris Jordan
Influenced by/Role models: David Thompson, Walter Davis, Jerry West, Julius Erving
Other names for Michael Jordan (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Mike Jordan"
"Michael Jeffrey Jordan"
"Mike" (Nickname)
"Air" (Nickname)
"Air Jordan" (Nickname)
"His Airness" (Nickname)
"MJ" (Nickname)
"The Black Cat" (Nickname)
"Captain Marvel" (Nickname)
"Money" (Nickname)
"G.O.A.T." (Nickname)
"vaca sagrada" (Nickname)
"Mr. June" (Nickname)
"Mr. J" (Nickname)
Michael Jordan frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (29x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (25x, Actor)
Bill Hader (22x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (18x, Actress)
Jason Sudeikis (16x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (15x, Actor)
Will Forte (13x, Actor)
Maya Rudolph (12x, Actress)
Magic Johnson (11x, Actor)
Scottie Pippen (10x, Actor)
Amy Poehler (9x, Actress)
Larry Bird (8x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:64073, Added: 05/23/2018, Last updated: 11/17/2021