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A rare photo shows NBA legend Michael Jordan modeling for a hair care beauty product in 1987

The documentary series, the last dance, provided many glimpses and examples from the 90s that show Michael Jordan’s infatuation with basketball. The basketball court wasn’t the only arena where he excelled, he also made his mark in the business world.

Jordan caused a stir around the world, especially in the 1990s when he sparked a buzz in the NBA and beyond. In his role as one of the biggest payers of all time, his contract with Nike set an unrivaled standard.


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A Nike executive once explained how Jordan changed the entire industry when he signed Jordan in 1984. “Michael,” he Told Sports Illustrated, “opened up every marketing dollar in the world for every future athlete.” This has increased the level of competition both on the basketball court and in the marketing industry.


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Currently, a photo of Jordan promoting a beauty brand at the time is going viral on social media. The rare photo shows NBA legend Jordan modeling for a hair beauty product known as “Ultra Star Hair Care Beauty Product.”

Michael Jordan had a significant impact on the marketing industry

Thanks to his performances in the NBA and the brand endorsements that MJ has had throughout his career, Jordan has earned considerable net worth. His current net worth is estimated to be around $1.7 billionwhich he earned $90 million throughout his basketball career.

His name appeared on Forbes‘ List of billionaires 2022 as one of the richest athletes in the world. According Business Internhe also earned $100 million a year from Nike royalties through endorsements.


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Michael Jordan’s eye is always on the prize as he always strives for success. he once said, “I’ve missed over 9,000 shots in my career. I lost almost 300 matches. Twenty-six times I’ve been trusted to hit the winning shot…and missed. I failed again and again and again in my life. And that’s why I succeed.

During this time Michael Jordan has modeled for many brands including Nike, Gatorade, Chevrolet, McDonald’s, Ball Park Franks, Rayovac, Wheaties and many more. It was still quite interesting to see him promote a beauty brand as well.


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