On February 17, 1963 Michael Jordan was born in Brooklyn, New York then his family decided to move to North Carolina.He attended school at Emsley A. Laney high school in Wilmington.
In 1981 At his high school he received a basketball scholarship to University of North Carolina and entered the NBA Draft where he got drafted by the Chicago Bulls in 1984.
In 1984 he won gold in the summer Olympics and in 1985 he won rookie of the year in the NBA. In that same year his first pair of shoes had a breakthrough in shoe design.
In 1988 Michael Jordan won defensive player of the year. In the year after that he married Juanita Vanoy in September, they have two sons Jeffrey and Marcus they also had a daughter named Jasmine.He was the MVP for the Chicago Bulls in 1991 and in 1992 he won gold in the summer Olympics with the "dream team"
Michael Jordan won MVP in the finals in the years of 1992 and 1993. After he won MVP in 1993 he stuns the basketball world by retiring to go play baseball for the Chicago White Sox.He also made a movie called Space Jam in 1996.
In 2000 he won the ESPY athlete of the century award and in 2006 he and his wife divorced and he manage Charlotte Bobcats basketball operations.
Michael Jordan came out of retirement in 1995 of March to play with the Bulls. When he was playing basketball he won finals MVP three times with the Bulls in 1998, 1997, and 1998. He was voted as the top 50 Greatest players NBA history.