Michael Jordan is one of the greatest basketball players in American history. During his career, he has won an unsurmountable number of awards. He also has a record of six NBA championship wins.
Apart from being a successful athlete, Jordan is also an accomplished businessman. Besides that, people are interested in his personal life a lot as well. In 2013 the player married Yvette Prieto in a lavish ceremony.
Since the marriage, many people have wondered about the couple and their story. However, you no longer have to. Below is everything you need to know about Jordan and Prieto.
Who Is Yvette Prieto?
Before coming across Jordan, Yvette Prieto was a model. She is an American-Cuban and worked for famous designers. Besides that, she has dated the brother of renowned singer Enrique Iglesias.
When And How Did The Couple Meet?
Just like many 21st century couples, Prieto and Jordan met in a nightclub. In 2006 the athlete got divorced. And in 2007, he met Yvette for the first time.
After dating for two years, the couple moved in together in 2009. During that year, they bought a home in Miami. Then after a further two years, they revealed their engagement in 2011.
Finally, in 2013 after being together for five years, they tied the knot. Their wedding was the talk of the town. That is because it was quite a grand event.
Fun Facts About Their Wedding
The couple was quite happy to tie the knot in 2013. That is why they left no exceptions at the event. Here are some facts about their wedding that will leave you in awe:
- It Cost $10 Million
The marriage took place in the Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea. After that, they held a reception event in Jupiter at the Bear’s Club. About 300 guests attended the wedding.
Besides that, various famous individuals were hired for the entertainment. They include Usher, Robin Thicke, and much more. The couple also got a special seven-layered wedding cake. As per Us Weekly, the total wedding costs were about $10 million.
- They Signed A Prenup
During his first marriage to Juanita Vanoy, the athlete didn’t sign a prenup. That is why he decided to be more careful this time. Before the ceremony, the couple signed the agreement happily.
As per the document, they will keep the assets they bring into the relationship. Besides that, if they divorce each other, Prieto will get $1 million for each year together. Additionally, if they split after a decade, the amount will be $5 million for each year.
Prieto and Jordan are still married and living happily. Seven months after the marriage, they were pregnant. And in 2014, their twin girls arrived in this world.
However, the couple lives a private life and does not put many pictures of their twins. Besides that, Jordan has three other kids from his first marriage as well. They have been married for eight years, and their bond continues to stay strong.