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18 Athletes Who Made Fortunes After Retirement

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17) Michael Jordan
Sport: Basketball
Year Retired: 2003
Sources of Fortune: Product endorsements (Nike, Hanes, Gatorade, McDonald’s, Coca Cola, Chevrolet); Basketball team ownership (Charlotte Hornets);
Est. Net Worth: $1 billion

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