Magic Johnson Net worth Forbes and Salary 2017:
Magic Johnson is a retired American basketball player and entrepreneur. He was born Earvin « Magic » Johnson Jr on August 14, 1959 in Lansing, Michigan .he has been famous for being 5-time NBA champion, 3-time Finals MVP and 3-time NBA MVP he also famous for being one of the richest entrepreneur in USA and current president of basketball operations of the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association.
Magic Johnson: The Beginning of success:
Magic Johnson started his career in 1979 joining the Los Angeles Lakers team and leading it to the NBA finals in 1980 then he signed 25-year, $25-million contract and kept playing with the team until 1991 when he had tested positive for HIV in a press conference and retired from being a basketball player. in 1994 he started another career as coach for the Lakers and after that he manage to create the Magic Johnson All-Stars. in 1998 he hosted a late night talk show on the Fox network called The Magic Hour, and now his business empire Magic Johnson Enterprises is valued at over $1 billion and On March 27, 2012, Magic and a group of partners purchased The Los Angeles Dodgers from Frank McCourt for $2 billion.
Magic Johnson Personal Information:
Magic Johnson Height: 9 feet 9in (206 cm)
Magic Johnson Weight: 215 lbs (98 kg)
Magic Johnson quotes: “I tell people to look at me and understand that everybody first told me that I couldn’t be a 6-foot, 9-inch point guard, and I proved them wrong. Then they told me I couldn’t be a businessman and make money in urban America, and I proved them wrong. And they thought I couldn’t win all these championships, and I proved them wrong there as well.’’ .
Magic Johnson made his fortune from being a basketball player coach for Lakers team and an executive of Magic Johnson Enterprises a Net Worth of $ 600 million.
Family and relationship:
He married Cookie Kelly, with whom he has a son named EJ and an adopted daughter named Elisa. He also has a son named Andre through his relationship with Melissa Mitchell.
Awards and nominations:
2005 – Vision Award – Best Comedic Performance
2004 – Gold Derby TV Award – Variety Performer
2004 – Vision Award – Best Comedic Performance
Magic Johnson Discusses His Son’s Coming Out