Yvette Prieto

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Model (1979)
Tue Jun 18 2019
By   samrat

Who is Yvette Prieto?

Yvette Prieto is a Cuban model known for her fascinating body figure and ramp walks. She is also widely famous as the wife of the legendary basketball player Michael Jordan. Also, she appeared in documentary Cuba: An Island Apart as herself.

Yvette was born in Cuba to Marie Prieto and Carlos Prieto in March 1979. Her father is an entrepreneur whereas her mother was also into the business. She hasn't disclosed much about her education but, prior to her modeling career, she was involved in business management. She used to look after her family business before pursuing a career as a model. 

Yvette career in modeling took her to the glam world. She was recognized by some of the top modeling enterprises, furthermore, she has modeled for the famous designer Alexander Wang. She also starred in many television series including Documentary Cuba: An Island Apart.

Yvette Prieto's Marriage, Husband, and Children

 Yvette first dated Julio Iglesias Jr, the brother of famous singer Enrique Iglesias. Iglesias claims that,

"She’s a fantastic girl and I like her. Aside from her beauty, which is obvious, she is loving, simple and very good person.”

Yvette Prieto along with her former partner, Julio Iglesias
Image: Yvette Prieto along with her former partner, Julio Iglesias

However, the couple later ended their love relationship. Previously, Prieto also dated the Charlotte Bobcats owner.

After being single for quite a time, Yvette met Jordan at a low profile dancing bar in Miami, where both partnered alongside. It was just a freak dance but Cupid had already planned his placement.

Yvette Prieto and Michael Jordan at Aria Resorts & Casino in Las Vegas
Image: Yvette Prieto and Michael Jordan at Aria Resorts & Casino in Las Vegas

The celebrity stars started to get along together. Prieto dated Jordan for three years and finally moved together in February 2009. They later got engaged in the occasion of Christmas 2011.

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Prieto tied the knot with Jordan in the year 2013 at the Bethesda-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Christmas. She got pregnant with twins Victoria and Ysabel. They were born in February 2014. Also, Yvette is a stepmom to three children, Jasmine Mickael Jordan, Marcus Jordan and Jeffrey Jordan from Jordan's previous marriage.

Michael Jordan, A Legendary Basketball Player

Michael Jordan is also known as the king of basketball. He started his career in the field of basketball in his college days. Prior to that, he played football and baseball in his early days. Jordan then started playing professionally as a shooting guard for Chicago Bulls. He ruled the NBA in the mid-eighties and the early nineties.

On October 1993, Jordan announced his retirement from the game due to the loss of desire. His father's murder was one of the main reasons behind retirement. He currently owns the Charlotte Hornets team which is considered as the topmost team in the NBA.

How Much is Yvette Prieto's Net Worth?

Although Yvette is the wife of a billionaire, she has her own asset of over $2 million. Her income from modeling stashes up a sumptuous amount of over $200,000 annually. She hasn't yet disclosed her investment in shares or insurance. Also, She was embroiled into bankruptcy in 2002.

On the other hand, Michael Jordan has a net worth of over $1.8 billion. He is one of the richest sportsmen in history. His team makes a handsome revenue of over $80 to $90 million during the NBA games. Jordan is also an ambassador to the shoe giant Nike

As of now, she is relishing the combine net worth and living a rich and prosperous lifesyle.

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