Michael Jordan’s Ex-Wife Pens Emotional Note Alongside Wholesome Photograph for Eldest Son’s Special Day

Published 11/18/2023, 10:15 PM EST

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After the widely publicized and expensive separation, Michael Jordan‘s ex-wife has rarely been seen in public. However, things have started to change this year. As one got to see more of her and her children during a rare family dinner rendezvous just months ago, Juanita Vanoy has now shared a heartwarming birthday message for her eldest son, Jeffrey.

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To celebrate her son’s birthday, she shared a nostalgic picture of her son along with a heartfelt message on her IG. Much to fans’ delight, her account is public now. On Instagram, she wrote “Happy Birthday to the oldest member of the “Three Tops”, Jeffrey, my oldest son @heirjordan13 I Love you, son.” Jeffery also reciprocated the love as he shared the post on his IG. He commented, “Thnx Mom I (Love) You.”

Like his father, Jeffery also played basketball during his college days at the University of Illinois. He is the co-founder of Heir Jordan, a philanthropic foundation that he runs with his younger brother Marcus.

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Previously, the mother of three was spotted having dinner with her children. Marcus shared the group picture on his IG account. It’s notable how amidst all the drama with the 6x champion and Marcus’ relationship, Juanita has constantly shown support to her son.

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Juanita Vanoy approves of Marcus Jordan’s controversial relationship

Marcus first made the news for his relationship with Larsa Pippen. The RHOM star is the ex-wife of Jordan’s former teammate Scottie PippenPeople were quick to express their criticism as soon as the two went official with their relationship online. Regardless of the criticism, their love for each other remains strong.

One of the people who has consistently shown them love is the 64-year-old mother. While the couple was receiving heat for MJ’s one-word disapproval, Juanita showed a silent gesture to support them. She shared a clip of their podcast, ‘Separation Anxiety’ on her IG. A few days ago, she also commented on Larsa’s IG post showering some love on the actress. However, we are yet to hear MJ’s word on the same.

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Juanita Vanoy shares three children, Jeffery, Marcus, and Jasmine Jordan with the Chicago Bulls legend. Being supportive of her children and high regard for privacy has been very important to her since the start. On one occasion, MJ noted, “She’s a bulldog, won’t let that happen too often,” when a fan approached them to get an autograph from him. In fact, she has been the pillar of support for the family and continues to be so. 

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Pritha Debroy

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