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Deloris Jordan

Deloris Jordan

Facts of Deloris Jordan

Full Name: Deloris Jordan
Gender: Female
Profession: Author
Country: United States
Horoscope: N/A
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Birth PlaceRocky Point, NC
KidsMichael Jordan, Larry Jordan, Deloris E. Jordan, Roslyn Jordan, James Jordan Jr.
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American banker as well as a child books author Deloris Jordan is popular as a mother of Basketball player Michael Jordan.

How is Deloris Jordan Husband?

Once Deloris was a married woman. She was married to late James R. Jordan Sr. However, we as unable to find how the couple met for the first time and about their dating history. Only after dating a few years, they decided to get married. In a private ceremony, the Deloris and James married on 19 September 1960. The couple shared a strong bonding.

Deloris Jordan
Caption: Deloris Jordan

The couple blessed with 5 kids ( 3 sons & 2 daughters). They are Michael Jordan, born on  February 17, 1963 (age 56 years), Larry Jordan, Deloris E. Jordan, Roslyn Jordan, and James Jordan Jr. They shared life ups and downs together for more than 3 decades. Everything was going well but unfortunately, her husband died on 23 July 1993. Actually, at the age of 56 years old, he was murdered in 1993.

Furthermore, there are no rumors regarding her past and present relationships. The mother of five children and the grandmother of eleven, Deloris lives in Chicago. As of now, she is enjoying her single life.

What is Deloris Jordan Net Worth and Salary?

Deloris must have accumulated a decent amount of net worth from her professional career as a banker and author. However, she has not mentioned her net worth in the media. As we assume that her net worth might be over millions. As she is running a foundation on her husband’s name which works for children. She might earn a huge salary and collected decent assets over a years.

On the other hand, her son Michael has a net worth of $1.9 billion as of 2019. His earning source is only his professional career. During his active days, he had collected a massive amount of salary from the clubs. His other sources of income are ads, brand promotion and so on. Further, she is living a luxurious lifestyle with her own income with her family.

Early Life

Deloris Jordan was born in September 1941 in Rocky Point, NC, the United States. As of 2019, her age is 78 years old. Her birth name is Deloris Peoples. Deloris holds American nationality and belongs to black ethnicity.

Deloris Jordan with her son MIchael
Caption: Deloris Jordan with her son Michael.

Career and Books

The starting phase of Deloris’s career information is missing. But it is known at the beginning of her career, she worked as a banker. Only those details are available. After her marriage with James, she became a housewife and began to look after her kids. After her kids grown up, she began a new journey in her career and established as a child books author, She had written many children’s books relating to child’s Story.

Deloris Jordan written Book Family First
Caption: Deloris Jordan wrote Book Family First

Similarly, she is the co-author of bestselling children’s book, Salt in His Shoes, illustrated by Kadir Nelson, which Booklist called “inspirational;” Did I Tell You I Love You Today?, illustrated by Shane W Evans, which was called “a tender read-aloud” by Kirkus Reviews; and Dream Big. Deloris is also the author of Family First: Winning the Parenting Game, a book highlighting the seven principles of parenting.

After the death of her husband, she set up the James Jordan Foundation in Chicago, Illinois, as well as the Jordan Institute for Families at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is working as an advocate for children and families.