If there’s one professional athlete who has left an indelible mark on the culture as a whole, it would definitely be Michael Jordan. Jordan, or MJ, not only swept the basketball world off its feet for nearly 20 years, but in the process, helped to create a brand that is as iconic as his legacy: the Air Jordans.
Since 1985, Jordan sneakers—with their distinctive Jumpman logo—have been heralded as the go-to shoe for both ballers and streetwear mavens alike. In honor of Michael Jordan’s 53rd birthday today, we’re taking a look back at the best Jordans sightings on our favorite celebs—because who doesn’t want to rep the Jumpman?
Amber Rose in a pair of Nike Air Jordan Fusion 8 sneakers at the House of Holland SS '11 runway show.
Rihanna in a pair of Air Jordan 7 "Golden Moments" kicks.
Jennifer Lopez paired Jordans with a white sweatsuit for a laid-back look.
Jay Z rocked Jordan 4 sneakers while watching a Knicks vs. Nets game with Beyoncé.
Kim Kardashian West in a pair of Air Jordan 3s in cement.
Rita Ora paired a floral jumpsuit with a pair of Air Jordan 3 sneakers.
Drake rocked a pair of Air Jordan 6 "Golden Moments" while performing at the Made in America festival.
Before there were Yeezys, there were Jordans.
Teyana Taylor rocked a classic pair of Jordans with a snapback and band jacket.
A$AP Rocky kept his look clean and his Jordans fresh.