5 Famous Athletes 'Scoring' High As Entrepreneurs

Bangalore: ‘All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy’, this proverb has always been on the back of our heads right from childhood times. The importance of sports in our lives is inevitable. While sometimes if it is football that drives the world crazy, tennis, basketball and cricket takes it over in the next half. Interestingly, some of the sports personalities happen to be our role models and in turn household names.

But today, things have changed drastically and sportsmen are more known for their endorsements and entrepreneurial ventures. Athletes are slowly realizing that such ventures pay them more than sweating it out every day on the field. This list a small compilation of few popular sports personalities and their business ventures and with this we can determine how well they ‘score’ in entrepreneurship.

Michael Jordan

Arguably one of the best basketball players the game has ever seen. Often known by his initials ‘MJ’, he is one of the finest basketball players, entrepreneur and also a majority owner and chairman of the Charlotte Bobcats.  Jordan changed the face of basketball by promoting and popularizing the sport. According to the NBA website, "By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time.”

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