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NBA great Michael Jordan makes Forbes' billionaire list
NBA great Michael Jordan makes Forbes' billionaire list

Michael Jordan is considered one of the greatest players in NBA history and, according to Forbes Magazine, he's the richest North American to ever play professional sports. Forbes revealed its annual billionaires ranking Monday, and Jordan was one of 290 newcomers to make the list. Jordan, who is the majority owner of the Charlotte Hornets, has a net worth of $1 billion, according to Forbes. Most of Jordan's worth derives from royalties he receives from his Nike Air Jordan brand of shoes and clothing. Forbes estimates Jordan makes more than $90 million a year from the apparel line. Jordan retired from the NBA in 2003 after a Hall of Fame career with the Chicago...

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