- Was cut from the high-school varsity basketball team in his sophomore year.
- Claimed his trademark tongue-wagging habit came from watching his dad stick his tongue out while working on the family car.
- Won six NBA championships and was named MVP of the NBA Finals six times.
- Appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated a record 49 times.
- Named MVP of the NBA five times.
- Is a 10-time NBA scoring leader.
- Won an Olympic gold medal in 1984 and 1992.
- Named Athlete of the Century by ESPN in 1999.
- Inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2009.
- Became the majority owner of the Charlotte Bobcats in 2010. He is the first former player to become majority owner of an NBA team.
- Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Obama in 2016.
- Marcus James Jordan — Son
- Victoria Jordan — Daughter
- Yvette Prieto — Wife
- Juanita Vanoy Jordan — Ex-wife
- Jasmine Mickael Jordan — Daughter
- James Jordan — Father
- Ysabel Jordan — Daughter
- James R. Jordan Jr. — Brother
- Deloris — Sister
- Deloris Jordan — Mother
- Jeffrey Michael Jordan — Son
- Larry Jordan — Brother
- Roslyn — Sister
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States (BA in Geography, 1986)
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