Is Michael Jordan still making money from Air Jordan?

Michael Jordan is one of the greatest basketball players of all time (the Goats). This NBA legend has excelled on and off the field. Despite making a lot of money during his tenure, most of Jordan’s earnings are now off the field. His career as a basketball player underwent a transformation when he signed a deal with Nike that made him the richest retired athlete in the world.

History of Air Jordan

Michael Jordan Presents 2009 Air Jordans | Kelly Klein/WireImage via Getty Images

This shoe brand emerged after Michael Jordan signed a deal with Nike in 1984. At this time, the Converse was the official NBA shoe, but Jordan’s agent, David Falk, convinced him to make a deal with Nike after getting close to his parents. Michael Jordan was unaware that this deal would make him the richest basketball player.

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