Johnson was born on August 14, 1959. His country of Origin is the U.S.A (United States of America) where his source of income comes from the NBA.
He is a professional player in it. He is a former basketball player and also served as a president for Los Angeles Lakers.
He was a consecutive winner in high school and also in college where is the main reason for him to get selected in Lakers for the year 1979.
He successfully played for 13 seasons with the fullest potential as a point guard for the Lakers.
What You Want to Know?
Though Magic Johnson had many ups and down his valuable highlights are:
- Johnson won the championship in Basketball
- He won the award of Most Valuable Player during NBA Finals
- Two times he became the inductee for the most famous Basketball Hall of Fame
- He led Los Angeles Lakers to win a record of five championships in the match of NBA
- He is very versatile and talented and could be played at any position on the ground during the game.
Magic Johnson Net Worth
Earvin “Magic” Johnson Jr. has a net worth of $600 million as he is a basketball player and also an entrepreneur. He won basketball championships in high school as well as in college.
In 1979 NBA, he won the best overall player for Los Angeles Lakers. In their rookie season, He won the award for Most Valuable Player.
He also worked as a former president of basketball operations for the Lakers in NBA.
He earned over $18 million as a salary during his playing career and also several other millions in much more endorsements and his works as an Entrepreneur.
He and his wife have a home in Beverly Hills at Beverly Park. Tuscan-style beach house was also owned by the couples in Dana Point in the Orange County of California.
A own house was also owned by them in Napili at Hawaii which was later swapped for a beach house near the south of Beverly Hills.
He drafted his career full time for Lakers in the year 1979 from Los Angeles in NBA. He also signed a contract with Lakers worth $25 million.
He also proved to be the best by scoring 18.6 points with 9.5 assists and 9.6 rebounds performing very well during the years 1981 and 1982.
During the season of 1984 and 1985 he led the Lakers by scoring 18.3 points with 12.6 assists and 6.2 rebounds during the NBA finals.
He was in a great form for consecutively two years with a score of 22.5 points with 7.9 rebounds and 12.8 assists from 1988 to 1989 season.
In 1991 , his life was changed abruptly as he was diagnosed with HIV. He did not hide this infection as he was bold enough to make a public announcement relating to his diagnosis.
He made this saddest announcement in November 1991, where he also created the Magic Johnson Foundation.
He is not only a basketball player but also an advocate, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and also a famous broadcaster.
This announcement made the public to great shock where it was a “gay disease” so he got rid of it very soon.After his retirement, he participated in 1992 Summer Olympics in support of US.
Later in 1995–96 he unexpectedly made a comeback in NBA season. He ultimately scored 15 points where 10 rebounds along with 13 assists are contributed by him registering a victory against the Atlanta Hawks.
He has an all over average of 14.6 points where 6.9 assists and 5.7 rebounds comes from per game for the past 32 games in the full season.
He was born on 14th of August, 1959 in the region of Lansing from Michigan. His father is Earvin Sr. And his mother is Christine Johnson.
His mother was a homemaker along with a school janitor while his father was a janitorial worker in General motors.
He sees Earl Monroe as his hero for basketball. He studied in Everett High School where he joined the basketball team for the first time.
He was given the name Magic at the age of 15 for his triple-double by a local sportswriter. Because of his gaming skills, the team got qualified for the state championship.
He got a number of offers from college owing to his sportsmanship but he selected Michigan State University.
The 1977 match between their college and Indiana State University became very viral.
In the year 1991, at Michigan, the basketball player Johnson was married to Earlitha. Their son Earvin III (EJ) was born in the year 1992. EJ also appeared as one of the Richest Kids of Beverly Hillson for a TV reality show.
Elisa was adopted by the couple in the year 1995. Johnson’s other son from a former relationship is Andre Johnson who was born in the year 1981 to Melissa Mitchell and Magic.
He is a retired professional basketball player in the United States, who is considered one of the greatest basketball players in history.
He is famous among the fans of basketball as he has a gigantic look with powerful arms, high agility, and great athletic speed.