Your royal flightiness, Michael Jordan is currentlythe greatest player of all time and now he has become the owner of NBA team, the Charlotte Bobcats. Jordan purchased the team from BET founder, Robert L. Johnson. Jordan became a member of the ownership group owning a small percent of the team. He served the team as the Managing Member of Basketball Operation. (Mogul Magazine, 2012)
Jordan became a full owner of the Charlotte Bobcats in March 4 years ago, becoming the first former NBA player to own an NBA team. Under him using his creative design input on the Jordan brand which has become the most popular brand of Nike. Jordan shoes have put out so many retro shoes. It is a trend that started from Jordan by having the period of each shoe that he wore in the games as a player. Jordan shoes have been a drug that caused people lives to get taken away from them which a tragic story because on there are news stories where people are getting killed over tennis shoes. (Badenhausen, 2013)
Michael Jordan is the most recognizable figure in the world. He has endorsements from a few companies: Gatorade, Upper deck, Hanes, Nike, Coca-Cola, Chevrolet, McDonald’s, Ball Park Franks, and Wheaties. Jordan has had a long relationship with Gatorade, having appeared in over 20 commercials. Michael Jordan is ranked as the 20th most powerful celebrity in the world. Forbes Magazine also reports that the Jordan brand generates to a billion dollars annually in sales for Nike (Assad, 2013). Jordan formed Michael Jordan Motorsports because of his love for motorcycle racing. He has also established several restaurants.
Jordan supports a plethora of charitable organizations, including the Boys and Girls Club in Chicago, the Jordan Institute for families at the University of North Carolina, the Make a Wish Foundation and many others. The annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational, a golf tournament which has been a successful fundraiser, raising money for charitable organizations. MichaelJordan’s legacy will be around for years and beyond as one of the best to ever do it .Growing up kids wanted to be just like him because he set a trend to play ball and get a shoe deal and also make money and as a entrepreneur he set that image for a dreamer on the rise to be talented as he was and break the records he has but we won’t know till we find out.(Mogul Magazine, 2012)
Last but not least, a phenomenal woman by the name of Oprah Winfrey is the first black woman to be a billionaire. Her duties in the United States not only changed lives, but also inspired others and gave them hope. (Entrepreneur, 2008) Oprah Winfrey’s career began when she was offered a job as a co-news anchor. Not only did Winfrey become Nashville’s first female co-anchor, but the very first black co-anchor as well. Oprah left her senior year of college to fill the position of co-anchor of the evening news. She quickly realized that the news was not for her due to the emotional stress upon her...