Forbes Names Michael Jordan Fourth Richest Celebrity in America in 2016

Today, Forbes released a list of the richest celebrities in the U.S. in 2016.

Topping the list was filmmaker George Lucas, whose wealth continues to grow thanks to his “Star Wars” franchise, including the latest, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” due in theaters nationwide on Friday.

Michael Jordan was ranked fourth on the list with a net worth of $1.2 billion. The key source of his wealth is Jordan Brand, part of Nike, which reported strong growth in 2016. According to Forbes, Nike expects annual brand revenue to increase by 61 percent to $4.5 billion by 2020. The publication also pointed out another of Jordan’s assets: the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets, which he owns.

Other notables on the list include golfers Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson and musicians Madonna and Jay Z.

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