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Yvette Prieto


Facts of Yvette Prieto

ProfessionCuba-American model
Birth CountryCuba
Father NameCarlos Prieto
Mother NameMaria Prieto
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseMichael Jordan
No Of Children2
Height169 cm
Weight62 kg
Networth$5 M
Date of BirthMarch,1979
Age45 years
Married DateApril 27,2013

Yvette Prieto is a popular Cuba-American model who has modeled for a designer such as Alexander Wang

She has appeared as herself in documentary Cuba: An Island Apart.


Prieto is currently married to the famous American former basketball player and the principal owner of the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA) Michael Jordan. 

The duo first met at a nightclub in 2008. After that, they started dating for a while. Their relationship got severe, and the couple decided to move in together. 

After dating for three years in 2011, the six-time NBA champion finally went down on his knee and proposed Prieto over Christmas weekend, and she said yes. 

There has been rumored that the engagement ring which Michael gave Yvette cost him around seven figures.

Michael was married before in 1989 to Juanita Vanoy who is a leading businesswoman and a former model. They also have three children together named Jeffrey Michael, Marcus James, and Jasmine. 

The couple separated after being married for 17 years in 2006. 

Their divorce settlement cost Michael a considerable amount of 4168 million which was the most expensive divorce settlement in the history of the entertainment industry of that time.

Michael spent lavishly on his wedding with Yvette and spent around $10 million. 

Their marriage ceremony took place on April 27, 2013, and it was all star-studded affair, including famous athletes and celebrities such as Scotty Pippen, Tiger Woods, Spike Lee. Famous singers Robin Thicke and Usher both performed in the reception. 

The couple exchanged their vows and became husband and wife at Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach, Florida. Yvette looked beautiful wearing a custom-made gown, which was created by J’Aton Couture, which made from French silk and lace embellished with Swarovski crystals and her dress featured cathedral train making her look like a Disney princess.

The couple celebrated at Bear’s Club in Jupiter, Florida, after their wedding ceremony. 

There was rumor that the event was treat to the eyes for the guest as it had terrific floral arrangements with roses, tulips, peonies, crystal candelabras and there was also a private cigar room. 

The couple celebrated their wedding by cutting a seven-layer white rum cake, which was decorated with crystal broaches.

Here is a picture of the duo as a bride and groom.

Yvette Prieto Wedding Picture
Yvette Prieto Wedding Picture Source: Pinterest

Even though Michael is known for gambling, drinking and womanizing Yvette happily accepted him as her husband, and now they are happily married. 

On November 30, 2013, they announced that Yvette was pregnant and they were expecting their first child together. 

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Yvette gave birth to identical twin daughters whom they named Victoria Jordan and Ysabel Jordan on February 11, 2014.

Yvette Prieto Twin Daughters
Yvette Prieto Twin Daughters Source: Instagram

Net worth

The Cuban-American model has a rumored net worth of around $5 million, which she earned working as a model. 

She enjoys her husband Michael has a whopping net worth of $1.9 billion. Michael is one of the highest-paid athletes of all time. Throughout his NBA career he made $90 million.

 His net worth skyrocketed after his NBA team the Charlotte Hornet (which he bought for $175 million in 2010) value increased and also the Jordan Brand. Nike’s Jordan Brand earns more than $3 billion every year. 

He has also done endorsement for many other companies such as Gatorade, trading card company Upper Deck and Hanes. 

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He maintains a lavish lifestyle by owning straggling houses, custom made planes and hold golf course. He surely knows how to spend his money.

Here is a list of the net worth of the wealthiest NBA player of all time.

Players NameNet Worth
Michael Jordan$1.9 billion
Junior Bridgeman$600 million
Magic Johnson$600 million
LeBron James$440 million
Shaquille O’Neal$400 million
Kobe Bryant$350 million
David Robinson$200 million
Hakeem Olajuwon$200 million
Kevin Garnett$190 million
Grant Hill$180 million

Jordan earns more than the currently active player LeBron James. He was also listed as the 455th richest person in the US in 2018 by Forbes.


  1. According to Fox News, she first registered as a Republican then changed her affiliation to Independent.
  2. She has a height of 5 ft 6 in which is 1.69 meters.
  3. She is of 40 years of age as of 2019.
  4. Yvette was born on March 1979 in Cuba. Her parents are Carlos Prieto and Maria Prieto. she grew up in Miami. The details about her family and childhood are under review. She has also done graduation in Business Management.
  5. Yvette dated famous singer Enrique Iglesias brother Julio Iglesias Jr. before she dated Michael. In an interview, Julio said “She’s a fantastic girl, and I like her. Aside from her beauty, which is obvious, she is a loving, simple, and perfect person.”
Yvette Prieto Ex-Boyfriend
Yvette Prieto Ex-Boyfriend Source: whosdatedwho
Updated On Tue Feb 16 2021 Published On Wed Nov 06 2019 By paper-boat

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