The Johnson family celebrates the 60th wedding anniversary of Earvin Sr., and Christine Johnson.
Banc of California Stadium, home to Johnson’s MLS team LAFC, opens to the public.
LAFC inaugurates the new state-of-the-art facility with a victory versus the Seattle Sounders.
The Los Angeles Dodgers make their first World Series appearance since 1988.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson returns to the Lakers as an advisor to owner Jeanie Buss.
Named as President of Basketball Operations by Lakers Governor Jeanie Buss.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson invests in Super Heroic, a company that encourages, enables and enhances pure physical play for every child in the world through a data-informed sneaker made specifically for children.
In partnership with Peter Guber and Ted Leonsis, Earvin “Magic” Johnson acquired controlling interest in Team Liquid, an eSports organization
Earvin "Magic" Johnson invests in Uncharted Power (formerly known as Uncharted Play), a company that uses their renewable kinetic energy solutions to generate clean, consistent and cost-efficient power for communities, facilities and the Internet of Things.
Earvin and Cookie celebrate 25 years of marriage in Europe with their closest friends for an epic anniversary surprise.
The Los Angeles Sparks win the 2016 WNBA Championship.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson invests in ShotTracker, a company that makes wearable technology for basketball players that helps teams and individuals track player and ball movement.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson invests in mitú, the Latino-fueled media brand and digital network that connects thousands of Latin content creators with viewers around the world.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson invests in Jopwell, a diversity and hiring recruiting platform dedicated to helping blacks, Hispanics and Native American get jobs in the tech industry.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson invests in Walker & Company brands, the company that makes health & beauty simple for people of color by developing products and services tailored to their needs.
JLC Infrastructure fund is launched.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson receives an honorary Doctor of Business degree from Xavier University of Louisiana
The Major League Soccer franchise the Los Angeles Football Club is announced and Earvin "Magic" Johnson is a member of the ownership group.
Magic Johnson becomes Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of The Year Legacy Award recipient. The only professional athlete to ever receive the honor.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson becomes controlling shareholder of Equitrust Life Insurance Co.
President Barack Obama invites Johnson to join his "My Brother's Keeper" initiative to address persistent opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men of color and ensure that all young people can reach their full potential.
A group led by Earvin "Magic" Johnson purchases the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks.
Led by Earvin "Magic" Johnson the Magic Johnson Foundation hosts Holiday Hope Detroit event in Detroit, Michigan to feed 2,000 families.
Earvin invests in and becomes a Board Member of Hero Ventures' The Marvel Experience, a premier touring experience that features a dynamic 4D motion ride, the world's only 360-degree Stereoscopic 3-D Dome and dozens of Marvel's most popular Super Heroes.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson speaks to the Disney Imagineering staff.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson awarded the first channel from Comcast. ASPiRE launched on June 27, 2012. ASPiRE celebrates the African-American experience. It's a channel that creates opportunities for new voices, new vision and the next generation of ground-breakers & game-changes.
Magic Johnson and ESPN air "The Announcement", which chronicles his announcement of having the HIV virus and life after.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson joins the Guggenheim Baseball Management Group to purchase the Los Angeles Dodgers; making Johnson the first African-American MLB owner.
Magic Johnson Enterprises has teamed up with Simply Healthcare to form Clear Health Alliance, a unique comprehensive Medicaid specialty plan for individuals living with HIV and AIDS.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson celebrates 20 years since announcing that he was HIV positive.
Earvin & Cookie become grandparents for the 2nd time.
Edison Learning teams up with Magic Johnson Enterprises to start Magic Johnson Bridgescape, a dropout prevention and recovery program.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson invests in Vibe Holdings, LLC becoming Chairman, focusing on Vibe, Uptown and Soul Train.
The Hudson Group and Magic Johnson Enterprises partner to begin a prime specialty retail venture, Magic Johnson Sports.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson becomes an NBA Analyst for ESPN.
Earvin and Cookie attend the inauguration of the first African-American President Barack Obama on Cookie's 50th birthday.
Earvin and Cookie become grandparents.
Magic Johnson Enterprises begins a partnership with Best Buy.
A statue of Magic Johnson is erected in front of the Staples Center.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson is inducted into the Naismith Memorial basketball Hall of Fame
Magic Johnson joins NBA on TNT as a studio analyst.
Magic Johnson Foundation opens Community Empowerment Centers to address the digital divide. The CEC's provide computer and internet access to disadvantaged communities in 16 urban markets.
In 2001, Johnson was awarded a star on the infamous Hollywood walk of fame.
Johnson Development Corporation partners with Canyon Capital Realty Advisors LLC to form Canyon Johnson Urban Fund in September 2001. Fund 1 closed at $300 million.
Magic Johnson partners with 24-Hour Fitness to create 24-Hour Fitness Magic Sport Clubs
The Magic Johnson Foundation partners with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation. They established the first AHF Magic Johnson Healthcare Center. Three other Centers followed in Oakland, CA; Los Angeles, CA; and San Francisco, CA.
Magic Johnson Enterprises partners with Starbucks Coffee Company to create Urban Coffee Opportunities. The first UCO store opened in Ladera Heights, CA.
T.G.I. Friday's Johnson Development Corporation formed a partnership with Carlson Restaurant Worldwide and opened Magic Johnson T.G.I. Friday's in February.
The Magic Johnson Foundation's Taylor Michaels Scholarship Program is founded.
The Magic Hour --a late night talk show hosted by Johnson airs.
Magic Johnson Entertainment is established. A multimedia company comprised of film, television, publishing and animation divisions.
Magic Johnson Productions brought quality entertainment to millions of fans nationwide by promoting special events and tours, such as the 1999 Maxwell Live Tour.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson is named one of the National Basketball Association's 50 Greatest Players.
Johnson Development Corporation partnered with Sony Retail Entertainment to create Magic Johnson Theaters. They opened their first state-of-the-art 12 screen multiplex in Los Angeles - June 1995.
Johnson Purchased an ownership interest in the Los Angeles Lakers on July 31.
Earvin and Cookie adopt their daughter Elisa Johnson.
Magic replaces Randy Pfund as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers and coaches 16 games to end the regular season.
Johnson Development Corporation was established.
As a member of USA Basketball's "Dream Team", Earvin "Magic" Johnson wins a gold medal during the Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.
The Los Angeles Lakers retire Earvin "Magic" Johnson's #32 jersey.
Earvin Johnson III is born
Tim Hardaway gives Magic Johnson his starting spot in the NBA All-Star Game.
November 7th, Magic Johnson announces he has HIV and retires from the Los Angeles Lakers.
Johnson marries his college sweetheart, Earletha "Cookie" Kelly.
Magic Johnson Foundation is established
Magic partners with Earl G. Graves Sr. to purchase a Pepsi-Cola distributorship. Graves served as chairman and CEO and Johnson as Executive Vice President.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson voted as the NBA's Most Valuable Player.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson is voted as the NBA's Most Valuable Player.
Magic T's -- Johnson was the first active NBA player to have a league license, Johsnon ran his own T-shirt licensing business, Magic Johnson T's, and at one time held licenses for the NBA, NHL, NFL and NCAA.
Magic wins his 5th career NBA Championship with the Lakers completing the 2nd of "Back to Back" titles.
Magic Johnson Enterprises, Inc., is established.
Magic wins his 4th NBA Championship with the Lakers.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson is voted as the NBA's Most Valuable Player.
A Midsummer Night's Magic begins, benefits the United Negro College Fund.
Magic wins his 3rd NBA Championship with the Lakers.
Magic wins his 2nd NBA Championship with the Lakers.
Andre Johnson is born. Earvin's first child.
Magic invests in two Colorado radio stations
Magic Johnson opens Magic's 32 retail store
Magic wins his 1st NBA Championship with the Los Angeles Lakers
Established Magic Johnson All-Star camps for kids in Los Angeles and Michigan.
Magic Johnson helps the Michigan State Spartans to win the NCAA Championship.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson is selected as the #1 pick in the NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers.
Earvin Johnson is nicknamed "Magic" by sports writer Jack Stabley after he watched a game where Earvin notched 36 points, 16 rebounds and 16 assists as a sophomore at Everett High School.
Earvin Johnson, Jr. is born to Earvin Sr., and Christine Johnson on August 14th in Lansing, Michigan.