#1- Michael Jordan born on 17 Feb, 1963. His real name is Michael Jeffrey Jordan. He is also known by his initials, MJ.

#2- Michael has a phobia of water because one of his childhood friends drowned in front of him when he was seven years old.

#3- Michael Jordan won his first NBA title in 1991 while playing for "The Bulls."

#4- Michael Jordan is a 6-time NBA champion, 6-time NBA finals MVP, 5-time NBA Most Valuable Player, 14-time NBA All-Star, and the 1985 NBA "Rookie of the Year."

#5- He got the nicknames "Air Jordan" and "His Airness" for his leaping ability and powerful performance during basketball matches.

#6- Michael Jordon retired three times in his NBA career. First 1993, second 1998 and the last and final retirement came in 2003.

#7- He played 15 seasons, 1072 NBA games, and scored 32,292 points during his career. He is the fifth-highest scoring player in NBA history.

#8- Jordan also featured in the 1996 animated movie Space Jam. The movie earned $250 million worldwide and became a box office success.

#9- In 1985, Nike collaborated with Jordan to release the 'Air Jordan' shoe on the market. And by the end of 1985, Nike had earned revenue of more than 100 million dollars.

Watch Next Story

Oprah Winfrey Success Inspirational Story