Michael Jordan Is Engaged

The basketball legend pops the question to his girlfriend of three years over the Christmas holiday weekend.

Posted: 12/29/2011 07:31 PM EST

Basketball’s famed “jump man” will soon be ready to “jump the broom.”


Michael Jordan became engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Yvette Prieto, a Cuban-American model, over the Christmas weekend, the Associated Press reports. No wedding date has been set. The Charlotte Bobcats owner has been dating Prieto for the past three years.


Publicist Estee Portnoy confirmed the news, first reported by WCNC in Charlotte, on Thursday.


This will be Jordan’s second marriage; in 1989 he married Juanita Vanoy, and they divorced in 2006. They have three children: sons Jeffrey Michael and Marcus James, and a daughter, Jasmine.


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