List of Famous people with last name Jordan
Michael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials MJ, is an American businessman and former professional basketball player. He is the principal owner and chairman of the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and of 23XI Racing in the NASCAR Cup Series. He played 15 seasons in the NBA, winning six championships with the Chicago Bulls. His biography on the official NBA website states: "By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time." He was integral in helping to popularize the NBA around the world in the 1980s and 1990s, becoming a global cultural icon in the process.
Michael Bakari Jordan is an American actor, film producer and film director. He is known for his film roles as shooting victim Oscar Grant in the drama Fruitvale Station (2013), boxer Adonis "Donnie" Creed in the Rocky sequel film Creed (2015), and Erik Killmonger in Black Panther (2018), all three of which were directed by Ryan Coogler.
Leslie Allen Jordan is an American actor and writer. He is best known for his roles as Lonnie Garr in Hearts Afire (1993–1995), Beverly Leslie in Will & Grace, several characters in the American Horror Story franchise (2011–present), and Sid in The Cool Kids (2018–2019). One of his best-known onstage performances was in Sordid Lives, where he played Earl "Brother Boy" Ingram, a role he took to the big screen in the popular cult film of the same name.
Rania Al-Abdullah is the queen consort of Jordan. The daughter of a Palestinian couple, her father being from Tulkarm in the West Bank, she was born in Kuwait. She received her bachelor’s degree in business at the American University in Cairo. After the 1991 Gulf War, she and her family fled to Amman, Jordan where she met the then prince Abdullah. Before meeting him, she worked at Citibank and then took a job in the marketing department at Apple. Since marrying the now King of Jordan in 1993, she has become known for her advocacy work related to education, health, community empowerment, youth, cross-cultural dialogue and micro-finance.
Abdullah bin Hussein Al Hashim is King of Jordan, reigning since 7 February 1999. As a member of the Hashemite dynasty, the royal family of Jordan since 1921, he is a 41st-generation direct descendant of Muhammad.
James Daniel Jordan is an American politician serving as the U.S. representative for Ohio's 4th congressional district since 2007. His district stretches from Lake Erie to just below Urbana in the north-central and western portions of the state and includes Lima, Marion, Tiffin and Elyria. A member of the Republican Party, Jordan is a former collegiate wrestler and college wrestling coach.
Nathan Everhart is an American professional wrestler better known by the ring name Jason Jordan. He is currently signed to WWE, where he works as a producer. He has not wrestled since suffering a neck injury in January 2018.
Jeffrey Michael Jordan is an American former basketball player who played for the University of Illinois and the University of Central Florida. Jeffrey is the elder son of retired Hall of Fame basketball player Michael Jordan.
Hyland DeAndre Jordan Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played one season of college basketball for Texas A&M University before being selected by the Los Angeles Clippers in the second round of the 2008 NBA draft with the 35th overall pick. Jordan is a three-time All-NBA and two-time NBA All-Defensive Team member, and has twice led the league in rebounding. In 2017, he was named an NBA All-Star for the first time. As of May 2020, Jordan holds the NBA record for best career field goal percentage at 66.94%.
Marcus James Jordan is an American former college basketball player who played for the UCF Knights men's basketball team of American Athletic Conference. He is the second oldest son of retired Hall of Fame basketball player Michael Jordan.