10 Most Expensive Air Jordan Sneakers

Air Jordan is a line of athletic shoes and sportswear produced by the subsidiary of Nike called Jordan subsidiary for basketball legend Michael Jordan, who designs and owns the Air Jordan brand. The shoes are informally referred to as Jordans. The shoe line started when Nike first produced a pair for Michael Jordan in 1984. The following year, it was released in the market for public, and the response was overwhelming.

Everyone wanted a piece of the famous player, and the Air Jordan became immensely popular. From that time onwards, the original shoe has evolved from being basketball shoes to models for different uses. Let us take a look at the 10 Most Expensive Air Jordan Sneakers.

10 Most Expensive Air Jordan Sneakers
10. Air Jordan III OG
10 Most Expensive Air Jordan Sneakers
10 Costliest Air Jordan Sneakers

At $4500, the Air Jordan III OG is placed at the 10th position in our list of 10 Most Expensive Air Jordan Sneakers. It is one of the most popular of all Jordans, and the Jumpman logo is all too recognizable. The Air Jordan III OG model was introduced for the first time in the year 1988, as the first of its kind to feature a visible air unit at the heels. This model was greatly received by the Jordan fans, and Michael Jordan achieved a slam dunk worth remembering, as he played against another legendary basketball player, Dominique Wilkins of the Atlanta Hawks, which led him to clinch the All Star Game MVP honours the next day, besides being declared the Most Defensive Player of the Year.

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9. Air Jordan VI 1992 Olympics edition

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Top 10 Costliest Air Jordan Sneakers

Sold at $7200, the Air Jordan VI 1992 Olympics edition is placed at the 9th position in our list of the 10 Most Expensive Air Jordan Sneakers. This particular model was famous when Jordan became one of the very few athletes in the world of all time to bag an Olympic gold medal, alongside titles of a NCAA Championship and NBA Championship, and he did the first one with the special edition show on his feet. As it is evident from the name itself, this pair of Jordans was specially designed for Jorgan when he was to perform in the Olympic Games of 1992, as a part of what was known as the Dream Team. The white-carmine-black pair of Jordans has witnessed history, and been a part of it.

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8. Air Jordan V (SE)

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10 Most Expensive Air Jordan Shoes

A single pair of 1990’s Air Jordan V (SE) comes at a whopping price of $10000, and hence, it is rightly placed at the 8th position in our list of the 10 Most Expensive Air Jordan Sneakers. It has a rather unique design, which was inspired by the fighter planes used in the World War II. These fighter planes featured the mouth of a gaping shark, painted at the nose. Another unique feature of this Jordan was that it sported lace locks. In fact, it was the first basketball pair to showcase this functionality. The special model was designed for Jordan, bearing his jersey number, i.e. 23, at the sides. With such a unique design and special features, there is plenty of reason for it to be so costly.

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  • Candice Hiley

    i love jordon