4. Michael Jordan (Net worth $1.4 Billion)
This is the man who put the name of Chicago Bulls in the limelight. This retired professional basketball player is the majority owner of a basketball team. Michael Jordan has sure come a long way since he first started playing ball and has also participated in the Olympics in which he brought home 2 gold medals in 1984 and 1992. Sue to his slam dunk skills he got the nickname Air Jordan, which is now a very successful brand of footwear produced by Nike.