Happy birthday, Magic Johnson! The American retired professional basketball player is celebrating his 58th birthday today. Magic Johnson is best known to the Olojorotv.com Entertainment as a retired professional basketball player and current president of basketball operations of the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association.
Earvin “Magic” Johnson Jr. is an American retired professional basketball player and current president of basketball operations of the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. He played point guard for the Lakers for 13 seasons.
5-time NBA champion, 3-time Finals MVP and 3-time NBA MVP who spent his entire 13-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers. He was named to 12 NBA All-Star games and led the league in assists four times.
Upon attending Michigan State University, his main passion was to become a TV commentator.
At 6’9″ he was known for his remarkable versatility, able to play every position on the court from point guard to center.
He married Cookie Kelly, with whom he has a son named EJ and an adopted daughter named Elisa. He also has a son named Andre through his relationship with Melissa Mitchell.
He admired Michael Jordan and his basketball talent, especially after he was beaten by his Chicago Bulls in five games in the 1991 NBA Finals.
He was born on August 14, 1959
Birthplace: Lansing, MI
Age: 58 years old