10. Air Jordan V – $10,000
The fifth signature sneakers of Michael Jordan hit the shelves of the stores in 1990 and were designed by Tinker Hatfield, inspired by the infamous shark-teeth decals painted on many war planes of the World War II.
9. Air Jordan XVII – $11,267
The Air Jordan XVII takes on a more sophisticated design of the world renowned sneaker. Released in 2002, they marked the return of the basketball legend to the field, after a short retirement. Michael Jordan wore them while playing for the Washington Wizards.
8. Air Jordan 10 OVO – $20,000
Air Jordan 10 OVO is a rare sight. The special model was given to Drake and his group as a gift for their partnership with the Jordan Brand. They feature the gold OVO owl logo of Drake’s clothing line (October’s Very Own) and the iconic red jumpman.
7. Air Jordan 11 Blackout Edition – $21,780
One of the most sought after pair of Jordans are the Air Jordan 11, Blackout edition. They became so popular that their price soared to a whooping $21,780. The amazing thing about them is that they’re clad in Nike patented leather and carbon, making them a perfect wear on both the basketball court and at formal events.
6. Air Jordan I (with autograph) – $25,000
One of the most craved pair of basketball sneakers ever produced is this timeless pair of Air Jordan I with the autograph of the basketball legend on them. Add to that the memories, the heritage they carry and you’ll understand why their status and price rise so high.
5. Air Jordan 2 OG – $31,000
While not the most popular model out there, without impressing fans and sneaker collectors around the world, the Air Jordan 2 OG somehow still got sold on ebay for the hefty sum of $31,000.
4. Air Jordan 5 Retro Transformers Sample – $52,900
It’s well known the fact that celebrities rise the price of the items just by wearing them and that’s exactly what happened when Mark Wahlberg got to try on the Air Jordan 5 Retro Transformers Sample. Featuring an Optimus Prime logo on the sole and patented black leather, the unique pair was a gift from the Jordan Brand to the famous actor in celebration of the first Transformers film release.
3. Air Jordan Silver Shoe (with autograph) – $60,000
A gift from his wife on his 32nd birthday, this pair of Air Jordan Silver Shoe complete with Michael Jordan’s autograph is one of the most rich in history and valuable pair of sneakers, worth a lot to collectors and fans alike.
2. Air Jordan 12 OVO – $100,000
With the same branding partnership as the Air Jordan 10 OVO, the Air Jordan 12 OVO shares a similar story to the model at number 8 on our list. It happened at the same Toronto Raptors event, Drake’s Extravaganza Night. A lady fan received the sneakers as a gift and she did exactly what most of us would have probably done. Sold them. For an incredible $100,000.
1. Air Jordan 12 Flu Game – $104,000
While not their original name, this pair of Air Jordan 12 is remembered by the story behind. It was the 1997 NBA Finals and Chicago Bulls was playing against Utah Jazz, with Bulls in trouble and the latter closing in to the victory. Michael Jordan was having flu symptoms and wasn’t feeling too well, but he found the strength to lead his team to victory that night, scoring 15 points and making for a memorable game.
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