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Magic Johnson net worth, age, height, wiki, wife, biography

Magic Johnson net worth

Magic Johnson net worth, age, height, wiki, wife, biography.

Magic Johnson is a former professional basketball player with the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association.

Magic is also the former Los Angeles Lakers basketball operations president. He is regarded as one of the greatest point guards in the history of the NBA.

Magic Johnson: Profile summary

Full Name/Birth NameEarvin Johnson, Jr.
Stage NameMagic Johnson
Male/FemaleMale
ProfessionBasketball player
NationalityAmerican
BirthplaceLansing, Michigan, United States
Date of Birth14-Aug-59
Age63 years old
Height2.06 m
Heights in Feet6 feet and 9 inches
Height(s) cm206 cm
Weight(s)100 kg
Weight in Pound220 pounds
Dating HistoryTo be Updated
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseCookie Johnson (m. 1991)
ChildrenYes (EJ Johnson, Elisa Johnson, Andre Johnson)
Net Worths$650 million

Magic Johnson: Biography & Early Life

Earvin Johnson Jr. is among the six siblings of Earvin Sr. and Christine. He was born in the state of Michigan in 1959. His parents were not well off as his father was a garbage collector and a worker at General Motors and the mother a school custodian, however, they dint lack food. His father played basketball back in high school, and his mother and his brothers did.

He attended Everett High School and recalls he didn’t have a good experience there due to racism; however, he was considered the best high school player from his state region. Upon graduation, he attended Michigan State College, where he took a course in communication studies major. Before graduating, he was named the most outstanding player for leading his college in the 1978-79 season to the championship. He was drafted into The American team and, in 1979, drafted into the NBA.

Magic Johnson: Personal Life

In his personal life, Johnson has three children one son biologically with Melissa Mitchell, another son with his wife Earlitha Kelly, whom he married in 1991 and an adopted daughter Elisa. Currently, he stays with his family in Dana Point, California.

Magic Johnson: Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 14 August 1959, Magic Johnson is 62 years old as of 2022. His height is 2.06 m. Tall, and weight is 100 kg.

Magic Johnson: Career

Having played on high school and college basketball teams and emerging the best performer in both institutions, Los Angeles Lakers drafted him first in 1979. He quickly found success and was selected for NBA All-Rookie Team and NBA All-Star Game starter. In the 1980 NBA Finals, he led the team to glory and became the only rookie to have won the NBA Finals MVP award.

In 1981 after recovering from a knee injury, he signed a contract that was the highest paying at that time, worth $25 million. He led the team again in the 1982 NBA Finals against Philadelphia, where he won his second NBA Finals MVP Award.

In the 1982-83 NBA season, he lost the championship to Sixers and the following year to the Celtics. He led Los Angeles in defeating Celtics in the 1985 NBA Finals with Abdul Jabbar in the 1986-87 NBA season, he led the team in winning its fourth championship against Boston Celtics, and he was awarded his third Finals MVP title.

He successfully defended the title in the 1987-88 NBA season against the Detroit Pistons, which became his career’s fifth and last NBA Championship. He retired in the 1991-1992 NBA season after discovering he was HIV positive. Although he retired, he was voted in by fans in the 1992 NBA All-Star Game and even went ahead to compete in the 1992 Summer Olympics.

Apart from his NBA career as a player, he was a coach for the Lakers from 1993 to 1995. He also purchased a stake in the Lakers, and now he is the president of basketball operations of the Lakers.

As a businessman, he has Magic Johnson Enterprises, which has a net worth value of $1 billion. He also owns EquiTrust Life Insurance Company which controls around $14 billion.

Magic Johnson: Awards & Achievements

Johnson is a legend in NBA and has won several awards. Some of the awards are induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame, Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, 3 NBA MVP Awards, named NBA Most Valuable Player thrice, awarded J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award and was five-time NBA champion.

Magic Johnson: Net Worth

Magic Johnson has been able to amass an estimated net worth of $650 million as of 2022.

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