Michael Jordan is the richest basketball player ever at $3.5 billion. 

Michael Jordan, the basketball legend, has a $3.5 billion net worth. 

His wealth soared after selling a majority stake in the Charlotte Hornets for $3 billion. 

Jordan became the first black NBA team owner in 2010 when he purchased the Charlotte franchise for $275 million. 

He retained less than 5% interest in the team after selling a 65% stake. 

Jordan's wealth also comes from his Jordan Brand apparel deal with Nike. 

He won six NBA titles and five MVP awards during his career. 

Jordan is known for breaking 10 NBA scoring titles. 

His success extends beyond the court to his thriving business ventures. 

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