Michael Jordan last played in the NBA in 2003 for the Washington Wizards, but he had one heck of a career, and it's still showing. In 2013, Jordan made an estimated $90 million, according to UPI on Mar. 1, 2014, and it doesn't look like it's going to slow down. That is how Michael Jordan has worked his way to a celebrity net worth of $650 million.
- Net worth: $650 million
One of the, if not the, most popular basketball players in the history of the sport, Jordan is also one of the most famous people on the planet. He has not played any kind of sport since retiring from basketball over a decade ago, but he's still making money.
Last Saturday, Nike released the Air Jordan 10 "Powder Blue" retro sneakers, a full 20 years after the first Jordan 10s hit stores. First-day sales of the shoes hit $35 million, and to put it in perspective, Adidas' top-selling shoes for Derrick Rose made $40 million in all of 2013.
Due to his partnership with the popular shoe company, Jordan pulled in $90 million in endorsements last year. Except for Floyd "Money" Mayweather, he was the second highest earning athlete of 2013 - active or retired.
2013 marked the biggest earnings year of Jordan's life. His highest before that was his last season with the Chicago Bulls (1997-98), in which he earned $80 million.
His huge amount of other endorsements continue and it doesn't look as if his earning power is going to end anytime soon.