Michael Jordan Is The First Athlete To Make Forbes 400

Just when you thought Michael Jordan had done it all – he found a new way to make history.

The former basketball great is the first professional athlete ever to make the Forbes 400 list of the wealthiest Americans, coming in at #379. Jordan’s net worth topped $3 billion this year, following the sale of the Charlotte Hornets in August.

Jordan is one of three U.S. athletes worth over $1 billion, along with LeBron James and Tiger Woods.

Are you surprised we don’t see more billionaire athletes?

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