Michael Jordan’s Wife Dated This Popular Latin Singer Before Marrying the NBA Legend

Published 12/19/2021, 8:00 AM EST


Yvette Prieto, the wife of legendary basketball player Michael Jordan, is in the news more than any other wife of a player. In addition to being in a relationship with Jordan, she is an American model who once worked with Chinese designer Alexander Wang and appeared in the documentary “Cuba: An Island Apart.” Both couples married in April 2013, five years after they met.

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People’s interest in Jordan’s life isn’t surprising because of her popularity and fan following. In her early days, people have known Prieto as an active Republican member.

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Before dating Jordan, Prieto dated a popular Spanish musician and model named Julio Iglesias Jr back in 2007.

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Prieteto dated Julio Iglesias Jr. before Jordan, whose popularity caught the attention of people on her. Having been so in love with her at one point, he described her as a “loving, simple, and very good person.” However, it didn’t last that long since they separated back in 2007, and that’s when Prieto started dating Jordan.

As far as we know, Jordan always prefers to keep his personal and professional lives separate as he has never been seen discussing his personal life in the media. Jordan takes his relationships very seriously and is very private about them.

Prieto and Jordan met for the first time at a bar, according to reports. The couple moved in together in 2010 after that, they got engaged just one year later in 2011.

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Is Michael Jordan’s wife Yvette Prieto a Model?

As a business management major in college, Prieto acquired knowledge about management before going into modeling. At Beet the LBS and Aqua Management, Prieto acquired experience in management. As a result of a disagreement between her and her father’s company, she left management and went into the glamorous world.

Modeling for top brands and designers, she is now a professional Cuban-American model.

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What do you think about this love story and Prieto’s journey to meet her love of life Jordan?

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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.

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