Yvette Prieto

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Yvette Prieto
Born (1978-03-26) March 26, 1978 (age 44)
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
(m. 2013)

Yvette Prieto (born March 26, 1978) is an American model.[1] She has modeled for designer Alexander Wang[2] and appeared in the documentary Cuba: An Island Apart as herself.[3]

Early life[edit]

Yvette Prieto was born on March 26, 1978, in Cuba to Carlos and Maria Prieto.[4] She grew up in Miami.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Yvette dated Julio Iglesias Jr. in the early 2000s.[6] In addition to modeling, she worked for her parents' company, at a hospital, and in real estate.[7][8]

Yvette met basketball legend Michael Jordan while at a Miami nightclub in 2008.[9] They moved in together in 2009[6] and were engaged over Christmas in 2011.[10] Prieto married Jordan on April 27, 2013, at Bethesda-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church.[9] Her wedding gown was designed by J'Aton Couture;[6] celebrities Usher and Robin Thicke sang at the reception.[6] She gave birth to twin daughters on February 9, 2014.[2] Yvette is stepmother to Jordan's three children from his previous marriage to Juanita Vanoy.[6]

Yvette's brother, Carlos Prieto, runs a sneaker store in Miami.[11]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Michael Jordan engaged to model Prieto". ESPN Article. ESPN / Associated Press. December 29, 2011. Retrieved May 12, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Yvette Prieto Jordan: 5 Things To Know About Michael Jordan's Wife & Baby Mama". Access Hollywood. Retrieved July 12, 2017.
  3. ^ "Yvette Prieto". IMDB. Retrieved July 12, 2017.
  4. ^ Genovario, Kevin (March 8, 2013). "Yvette Prieto: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know". Heavy.com. Retrieved October 9, 2020.
  5. ^ Chase, Chris (March 8, 2013). "Yvette Prieto is Michael Jordan's fiancee: Who is she?". USA Today. Retrieved February 6, 2022.
  6. ^ a b c d e Billups, Andrea. "Yvette Prieto: 5 Things to Know About Michael Jordan's New Wife". People. Retrieved July 12, 2017.
  7. ^ Thompson, Wright. "OTL: Michael Jordan Has Not Left The Building". ESPN.com. Retrieved December 4, 2021.
  8. ^ "Julio Iglesias Jr. e Yvette Prieto, dos enamorados en Miami". www.hola.com (in Spanish). Retrieved December 4, 2021.
  9. ^ a b Garcia, Jennifer. "Michael Jordan Marries Model Yvette Prieto". People. Retrieved July 12, 2017.
  10. ^ Troop, Caleb. "Bobcats owner Michael Jordan is engaged". WCNC. Archived from the original on July 21, 2013. Retrieved July 12, 2017.
  11. ^ "Michael Jordan Celebrates Brother-in-Law Carlos Prieto's Wedding with Custom Concord Lows - SneakerNews.com". Sneaker News. December 4, 2014. Retrieved May 3, 2020.