Michael Jordan Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


3rd August 2015

Quote: "I was coming back from the Dominican Republic... I was on standby and went to go to check-in and she (desk assistant) was like..., 'You don't happen to be Michael Jordan's son...?' and I was like, 'Why, yes I am and the crazy thing with the tickets, I don't have my seat can you help me?' And they bumped me up to first class." Actor Michael B. Jordan has grown accustomed to using his name link to U.S. basketball icon MICHAEL JORDAN to help him land plane seats and restaurant bookings.


18th December 2013

Fact: Basketball icon Michael Jordan and his wife, model Yvette Prieto, are expecting twins on their first wedding anniversary. The pair wed on 27 April 2013 and their double bundle is due to the same day next year (14).


16th July 2013

Fact: Actress Kristen Wiig showed off her funny side during an appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on Monday (15Jul13) by conducting half her U.S. Tv interview as basketball ace Michael Jordan. The Bridesmaids star wore a Chicago Bulls jersey and large sneakers to help her flesh out the role, before returning for a second segment as herself to promote new movie Girl Most Likely.


29th April 2013

Fact: Guests at Michael Jordan's wedding in Florida on Saturday (27Apr13) were serenaded by R&B superstar Usher and singer Robin Thicke. The basketball legend exchanged vows with model Yvette Prieto in Palm Beach.


28th April 2013

Fact: Michael Jordan is a married man after exchanging vows with model Yvette Prieto in Palm Beach, Florida on Saturday (27Apr13). It is the sports legend's second marriage.


7th March 2013

Fact: Basketball icon Michael Jordan is preparing to wed his longtime girlfriend Yvette Prieto in Florida next month (Apr13). The couple was spotted visiting a courthouse in Palm Beach on Thursday (07Mar13), when he and Prieto filled out an application for a marriage certificate.


16th September 2008

Quote: "It's just like he's an uncle now, you know, he calls me knucklehead, he's tryin' to put me in the headlock all the time, it's more of a family gesture when we're around each other or something to that nature, so that feels good." Nelly on his relationship with business partner, sporting legend Michael Jordan.


11th December 2007

Quote: "I feel like (basketball superstar) Michael Jordan in the 80s. I am artistically in my prime. I feel like the next five to 10 years will be the best work that I've ever done." Will Smith promises his fans big things.


6th September 2007

Fact: Hip-hop star Common once worked as a ballboy for basketball team the Chicago Bulls during sporting legend Michael Jordan's tenure with the team.


13th August 2007

Fact: The Sopranos star James Gandolfini is returning to U.S. TV network HBO to star in ABCD CAMP, in which he plays the man who signed basketball ace Michael Jordan to the first multi-million dollar shoe deal at Nike. Gandolfini will also executive produce the show.


4th January 2007

Quote: "When I'd do a scene with LAURENCE (FISHBURNE) and I was able to hold my own, it's like playing basketball with Michael Jordan and he pats you on the back." Six Feet Under star FREDDY RODRIGUEZ on working with an A-list cast on BOBBY.


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