Who is Michael Jordan ?

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Michael Jordan, a member of the National Basketball Association and popularly known to his family and supporters as “MJ” is an Former American Basketball Player.

Since being drafted in the 1984 NBA draft by Chicago Bulls, Jordan played his entire professional career for the Chicago Bulls franchise before moving to Washington Wizards for a short stint. He played in the shooting guard or small forward position for the Bulls.

Considered as one of the best players to ever play basketball, Jordan was a force to reckoned he had one of the best shooting prowess in the NBA till now. He holds the most regular season scoring average (30.12 ppg) along with a career scoring average in Playoffs (33.4 ppg).

Furthermore, Jordan still holds the record for leading NBA in scoring for 10 consecutive seasons. He also holds the second most points scored in Playoffs (5,987).

Michael Jordan is considered as one of the greatest Basketball players to ever grace the court with his majestic presence. He still holds the record for the most MVPs in NBA finals (6). He also won six NBA championships with the Bulls, having three-peat twice.

He is also remains as one of the seven only players to have ever won NCAA Championship, an Olympic Gold Medal, and an NBA Championship in their professional career. Michael Jordan remains as the most decorated basketball player in the history of National Basketball. As of 2023, Jordan has an enormous wealth of $2 billion approximately.

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Who is Micheal Jordan wife Yvette Prieto ?

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Cuba is the birth place of Michael Jordan Wife Yvette Prieto. She was born on 26 March 1978 to her parents Carlos and Maria Pietro. Michael Jordan Wife 44 years old as of February, 2023.

Michael Jordan Wife Yvette grew up alongside his brother, Carlos Prieto. Both of them shared a special bond with each other.

While growing up and spending most of her childhood in Cuba, Yvette used to love the ocean and Islands around. She also used to go swimming and surfing along with her brother, Carlos during their teenage years.

Prior to shifting to Miami, Michael Jordan Wife completed her primary education from a private high school in Miami, United States of America. Further, Michael Jordan Wife completed her graduation from a University, however she hasn’t  disclosed anything about her educational background as of yet.

How did Yvette Prieto career began ?

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Michael Jordan Wife Yvette Prieto always wanted to become an actress and model as she used to watch different actresses in Television, while growing up.

Michael Jordan Wife began her professional career working in the hospital and real estate backgrounds and slowly started auditioning and participating in several Beauty pageants.

Soon enough Michael Jordan Wife got her breakthrough as she was hired and asked to model for designer Alexander Wang.

As of February, 2023 her professional background remains unknown.

What is Yvette Prieto Net Worth ?


Michael Jordan Wife Yvette is an American model and by the looks of her profession is can be said that she earns a hefty amount. However, Prieto hasn’t disclosed anything about her Net Worth as of now.

Moreover, Michael Jordan Wife Yvette also share a massive amount of her husband, Micheal Jordan’s Net Worth.

According to some sources, NBA Legend, Jordan has an estimated Net Worth of $1.7 Billion. In 2016, He became the first billionaire in basketball history.

How did Yvette Prieto and Micheal Jordan meet ?


At a nightclub in Miami in 2008, Michael Jordan Wife Yvette Prieto first met basketball legend Michael Jordan. It still remains how they met each other, however, the duo were attracted to each other and instantly clicked off. Soon enough the duo began dating and kept their relationship low-key and private.

Some months later, Prieto moved in with Michael Jordan before getting engaged in 2011.

When did Micheal Jordan and Yvette Prieto got married ?

After several years of dating each other Michael Jordan and Yvette Prieto finally got married to each other.

Michael Jordan and Yvette Prieto tied the knot and exchanged vows on 27 April, 2013 at an Episcopal church called in Palm Beach, Florida.

The guest list was filled with many big celebrities like Usher, and Robin Thicke, Tiger Woods, and many more.

Who are the Kids of Micheal Jordan and Yvette Prieto ?


The couple got married in 2013 and have been living happily ever since.

Together, Yvette and Micheal Jordan are proud parents of twin daughters who were born on February 9, 2014.

Moreover, Yvette Prieto is also the step mother to Micheal Jordan’s three children from his previous marriage to Juanita Vanoy.

Who is Micheal Jordan’s ex-wife Juanita Vanoy ?

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Micheal Jordan was previously married to another woman, named, Juanita Vanoy with whom he got married in 1989 and was married till 2006.

Together the duo shares three children, named, Jasmin M. Jordan, Marcus Jordan and Jeffrey Jordan.

The duo suddenly divorced and split up in 2006, the main reason of their divorce still remains unknown. However, Micheal Jordan had to pay a hefty amount during the divorce settlement.

Reportedly, Michael Jordan paid a whopping $168 million to his ex-divorce  for divorce settlement.

Some interesting facts about Micheal Jordan wife, Yvette Prieto ?


Micheal Jordan wife, Yvette Prieto is a very secretive and shy kind of person and little is known about her personal life, However we have collected some of the lesser known things to the fans:

• Michael Jordan Wife, Yvette Prieto is active on social media platforms. Michael Jordan Wife has approximately 26.6K followers on her Instagram Account.

• She met Michael Jordan for the first time in a night club in Miami.

• Prior to meeting the NBA star, the model dated Julio Iglesias Jr., the son of Spanish singer Julio Iglesias and brother of Latin pop star Enrique Iglesias.

How did Micheal Jordan career began ?


Being born in New York City, United States of America, Michael Jordan was born in a upper middle class family to his parents Names R. Jordan Sr. and Deloris.

Jordan attended the Emsley A. Laney High School and led them in Basketball, Baseball, and Football. He was a standout player in all three sports and was even recruited to play in McDonald’s All American game.

After graduating High school, Jordan chose the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and studied Cultural Geography. During his four year stint in North Carolina, Jordan established himself as one of the best basketball prospects in the United States. 

Prior to his graduation Michael Jordan accomplished multiple career and single – season records at the University of North Carolina. He also earned the Naismith and Wooden College Player of the Year awards.

After being drafted in the 1984 NBA draft by Chicago Bulls franchise, Michael Jordan made an instant impact in the NBA with his presence. He had one of the best shooting percentage as a rookie (51.5 %). Soon enough, he earned the nickname “Air Jordan” due to his mid air prowess and dunking skills.

He played 12 season with the Chicago Bulls winning six NBA Championships three peat twice, and established himself as one of the greatest National Basketball players to ever play. During the NBA Finals Jordan had an shooting percentage of 52.4 % average during his first three finals with the Bulls.

He retired from Basketball in 2003 after short stints with the Washington Wizards. Jordan retired as the most decorated basketball player ever, having won the most NBA Finals MVP (6), and NBA season MVP (5) along with several other individual allocades to his name.

Michael Jordan ended his career with leading in points scored 32,295 (30.1 ppg leading in the NBA), also leading in steals 6,672 (6.2 rpg) while establishing asissts 5,633 (5.3 ppg).