Michael Jordan gets married, friends & ex-teammates attend wedding – PHOTOS


jordan-wedding-1Ex-NBA superstar Michael Jordan got married over the weekend, to his long-time girlfriend 35-year-old former model Yvette Prieto in Palm Beach, Fla.

The pair began dating in 2008 and live together in a modest three bedroom home in Florida.

Prieto has modeled for designers such as Alexander Wang and once dated Julio Iglesias Jr., Enrique’s older brother.

It will be the second marriage for Jordan, who married Juanita Vanoy in September 1989, and they split in 2006.

The end of the 17-year-marriage resulted in one of the most expensive divorce in history, costing him over $150 million in the settlement.

They have two sons, Jeffrey Michael and Marcus James, and a daughter, Jasmine.

Tiger Woods, Spike Lee were among the guests at the wedding, as well as Jordan’s former teammates Scottie Pippen, Ron Harper and friend-rival Patrick Ewing.

Nearly 300 guests were presented they exchanged vows. The reception took place at a private golf club in Jupiter designed by Jack Nicklaus. Jordan owns a home near the course.

Entertainment included DJ MC Lyte, singers K’Jon, Robin Thicke and Grammy Award winner Usher and The Source, an 18-piece band.

Jordan remains one of the most recognized sports figures in the world nearly 10 years after his retirement from the NBA. He was a 14-time NBA all-star and won six championships with the Chicago Bulls and was named the finals MVP six times.

Jordan played in total 1072 NBA games (1039 started), averaging 30.1 ppg, 6.2 rpg in 38.3 minutes per contest.

In his final season with the Washington Wizards, Jordan averaged 20.0 points per game in 37.0 minutes in 2002-2003.

On March 17, 2010, the NBA Board of Governors unanimously approved Jordan’s purchase of the Bobcats, making him the first former NBA player ever to become the majority owner of a league franchise.

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