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Surprise Oprah! A Farewell Spectacular

Jordan’s reign just won’t let up.

Despite retiring from the hardwood ten years ago, Michael Jordan remains a cash cow. According to a Forbes list released Wednesday, Jordan is the highest-paid retired athlete in the world. Not only that, but he’ll also make more money than any other athlete in 2016, retired or active.

Forbes estimates that Jordan is worth $1.1 billion, and that his earnings will surpass those of any other athletes this year by a whopping $30 million. Of course, a massive chunk of his money comes from Jordan brand, which raked in $3 billion last year; $100 million going straight to MJ.

Also included in the top ten of highest-paid retired athletes are David Beckham, Shaquille O’Neal, and Magic Johnson.

SOURCE: HypebeastForbes | PHOTO CREDIT: Getty

What Retirement? Michael Jordan Will Make More Money Than Any Other Athlete In 2016 And Here’s Why was originally published on globalgrind.com

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