Michael Jordan Is Engaged

Michael Jordan Is Engaged

Basketball star and Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan got engaged to Yvette Prieto, his girlfriend of three years, The Associated Press reported on Thursday. This is the second marriage for Jordan, who divorced his first wife, Juanita Vanoy, in 2006.

Published December 29, 2011

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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Written by Britt Middleton


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