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Michael Jordan Married Wife Yvette Pritto at This Beautiful Church Which Also Hosted Donald Trump’s Wedding

Published 12/04/2021, 2:30 PM EST

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Michael Jordan, the greatest player in NBA history, married his fiancee, former model Yvette Prieto, on April 27, 2013. The ceremony was conducted in an Episcopal church called Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach, Florida. It is also the same location where in 2005 former US President Donald and Melania Trump married.

According to the reports, Jordan met Yvette at a club in 2007. They fall in love and began living together by 2009. Several times since then, the couple has been spotted sitting courtside at Hornets games.


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Michael Jordan & Yvette Prieto spent $10 million on their wedding

A report stated that Michael Jordan and Yvette Prieto spent around $10 million for their wedding. They asked their guests to give their gifts to charity instead of them; which was a beautiful gesture.

Additionally, all the flowers from the wedding were donated to Jupiter Medical Center, and all donations went to the James R. Jordan Foundation.


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After dating for five years, the couple invited 500 people to the ceremony. A reception followed the ceremony at Bears Club, a Jack Nicklaus-designed golf community in Jupiter, Fla.

Michael gave Yvette a $1 million engagement ring, which consisted of a huge emerald-cut stone with three striking bands.


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Through reports, Realtors, Jeff, and Cary Lichtenstein called it the “largest tent in wedding history,” as the area was about 5,000 square feet, which are bigger than Jordan’s house. In the reception, a number of celebrities were spotted attending this huge wedding. Notable attendees included Tiger Woods, Patrick Ewing, and Scottie Pippen. Several stars and musicians performed at the reception, including Usher and Robin Thicke.

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Jordan has proven to be one of the richest players in NBA history both on and off the court through his incredible performances on the court as well as his investments and endorsements outside the court. Jordan and Prieto have beautiful twin daughters named Ysabel and Victoria.


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Let us know your reaction to such a huge wedding conducted at such a beautiful location and the amount they spend on their most precious time.


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Anshika Rai

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Anshika Rai is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. She is currently pursuing her bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication. Anshika has been following NBA for many years now.