Read cnn's fast facts on magic johnson and learn more about the entrepreneur, philanthropist and nba hall of fame point guard. Earvin magic johnson 2007 earvin magic johnson, jr , född 14 augusti 1959 i lansing , michigan , är en amerikansk före detta basketspelare som spelade som point guard för los angeles lakers i national basketball association (nba. Johnson also addressed his impact on the national conversation about hiv, as well as on conversations within the black community he said, when it comes to hiv, he's been both a blessing and a curse. In this remarkable autobiography, earvin magic johnson writes of his life - of his family and friends, his astonishing basketball career, and his brave fight against the virus that causes aids - with the candor, charm, and spirit that have made him one of the most beloved sports figures of our time.
Magic johnson: my life by earvin johnson and william novak is an autobiography that tells magic johnson’s life life in a very inspiring way magic johnson has gone through a lot of hard times like his fights with hiv and other things on the basketball court too. But while hiv advocacy is a platform johnson says she had to arrive at swiftly, following her husband, earvin magic johnson's 1991 announcement about his battle with the disease, it's one that. Earvin magic johnson is the chairman and chief executive officer of magic johnson enterprises, an investment conglomerate valued at an estimated $1 billion dollars since retiring from the nba over 20 years ago, the legendary basketball star has morphed into a business powerhouse who has dedicated his life to leaving a positive impact in.
(cnn) -- earvin magic johnson was famous for schoolin' the world's best basketball players before announcing his sudden retirement from the nba in 1991, when he was diagnosed hiv positive. Magic johnson biography magic johnson is a retired american professional basketball player, counted among the greatest basketball players of all time this biography of magic johnson provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. With a voice that spans many generations, earvin “magic” johnson has developed a profound reputation that makes him a highly sought after guest by some of the most respected media outlets seeking his insight and opinion across a variety of topics. Former nba player earvin magic johnson announced in 1991 that he was diagnosed with hiv he created the magic johnson foundation to help combat hiv and raise awareness about the virus.
Earvin magic johnson earvin magic johnson jr was born on august 14, 1959 in lansing, michigan this is such a significant day in the history of basketball, because it is the day that arguably the greatest point guard in the history of basketball was born. The announcement, 20 years ago today, came as a shock: “because of the hiv virus i have obtained, i will have to retire today from the lakers,” earvin “magic” johnson, with his wife cookie. Magic johnson stunned the world 25 years ago today when he announced he was hiv positive in a piece on his website today, johnson writes: today is a celebration of life, a celebration of what. Dedicated his life to hiv/aids awareness after retiring from the nba earvin “magic” johnson is the chairman and chief executive officer of magic johnson enterprises, an investment conglomerate valued at an estimated $1 billion dollars since retiring from the nba over 20 years ago, the legendary basketball star has morphed into a business.
Twenty-one years after announcing his retirement from the los angeles lakers because of hiv, earvin magic johnson is a symbol of hope for more than a million americans living with the once. Earvin ‘magic’ johnson was born to a middle class but an athletic family the most influential people in his life were his parents the most influential people in his life were his parents their strong work ethics gave him an ignition to be on track and work hard to achieve success. Earvin magic johnson earvin “magic” johnson is the chairman and chief executive officer of magic johnson enterprises, an investment conglomerate valued at an estimated $1 billion dollars since retiring from the nba over 20 years ago, the legendary basketball star has morphed into a business powerhouse who has dedicated his life to. Magic johnson, byname of earvin johnson, jr, (born august 14, 1959, lansing, michigan, johnson earned his nickname “magic” in high school for his creative and entertaining ballhandling successful entrepreneur—with estimated holdings of approximately $500 million as of 2015—and a prominent hiv/aids activist.
Basketball legend magic johnson has opened up about his son coming out as gay retired nba star earvin ‘magic’ johnson jr, 57, appeared on the ellen show today. Earvin johnson jr -- who is a 21-year old gay man, as well as magic's son -- came out of the closet when he was 17 magic recalls being open and having this hiv-talk with his son. Magic johnson, the number one basketball player of the 1980’s as a five time nba champion, three time nba mvp, and twelve time all-star was retiring at the peak of his career (magic johnson) aside from his fame, magic was a heterosexual, non-drug using african american man with hiv.
Life of earvin magic johnson hiv positive biography documentary channel magic johnson opens up about his promiscuous past. On nov 7, 1991, los angeles lakers point guard earvin magic johnson shocked the world when he announced that he had contracted hiv, the virus that causes aids. Johnson was later criticized by the aids community for his decreased involvement in publicizing the spread of the disease to prevent his hiv infection from progressing to aids, johnson takes a daily combination of drugs he has earvin (1992) magic johnson: my life random house.