Yvette Prieto – Fashion Model, Widely Recognized as the Wife of Basketball Player, Michael Jordan

Who is Yvette Prieto?

A Cuban model, Yvette Prieto, is a well-known name in the modeling industry. Beautiful, graceful, and talented, Yvette, has walked for famous designers, including Alexander Wang. The model gained fame after she featured in the documentary, “Cuba: An Island Apart.” Moreover, she is considered among the proficient Cuban models of her era.

Furthermore, Yvette caught more attention marrying NBA legend, Michael Jordan.

Quick Info 
Celebrated NameYvette Prieto
Birth DateMarch 4, 1979
Birth PlaceCuba
SiblingsCarlos Prieto
HusbandMichael Jordan
KidsVictoria, and Ysabel Jordan
Height5 feet 6 inches
Weight64 kg
Net Worth$1.5 million

Yvette Prieto


Yvette Prieto was born on March 4, 1979, in Cuba. She was born to her father, Carlos Prieto, and her mother, Maria Prieto. Yvette grew up along with her brother, Carlos Prieto. He owns a sneaker store in Miami.

Besides, she holds a Cuban-American nationality, and as per ethnicity, she belongs to Hispanic. Standing at the height of 5 feet 6 inches and weighing about 64 kg, the model has been able to maintain her body fit and in perfect shape. Also, her light brown hair color, and brown eye color, makes her look even prettier.

Early Life

At an early age, Yvette had an interest in the show business. Moreover, her father is an entrepreneur, from whom she learned more about starting up a business.

Furthermore, she became certified studying business management in college. Then, she started helping at her father’s business. Later, she entered into account with some Miami-based organizations like Beet, the LBS, and Aqua Management. Then, she felt she is not enrolling in her things. She left in order and joined in a modeling career.


Yvette Prieto started her professional career as a model. She began taking modeling assignments appearing along with established brands. The model eventually got to work with such high profiles, reputed brands, and designers.

Yvette Prieto

Yvette gained more recognition after she modeled for the well-known fashion designer, Alexander Wans. Alexander is awarded the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund, and also has worked as a Creative Director at Balenciaga.

Walking for several brands, she was stepping a ladder of success. She became one of the best models in Cuba. Moreover, after her appearance in the TV Series Documentary, “Cuba: An Island Apart,” she gained wide recognition.

Yvette Prieto and Michael Jordan

In 2007, Yvette and Michael Jordan met at a dancing club. The two met six-time at a nightclub and started seeing each other. Eventually, they felt for each other and moved in together in 2009.  After two years, Jordan proposed her and engaged over Christmas. Following 19 months of engagement, the couple married after four years of relationship.

They shared vows on April 27, 2013, having a luxurious wedding function at Bethesda-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church. They had a lavish wedding where over 1000 guests attended their wedding service. J’Aton Couture designed the gown wore by Yvette. The dress was made with French silk, and Swarovski crystals decorated the lace.

Moreover, the couple after their wedding celebrated at Bear’s Club, located in Jupiter, Florida. The floral arrangements had brightened up the grand event. They had a cake cut ceremony, which was a seven-layer white rum cake.

Furthermore,  the couple is blessed with twin girls; Victoria, and Ysabel Jordan, born on February 9, 2014. The couple is now living together, having a solid trust, as a happy family.

Yvette Prieto

Yvette Prieto ex-relationship

Earlier, Yvette was in a relationship with Spanish-Filipino singer, Julio Iglesias Jr. They shared a good friendship. Also, while they were dating, Julio said, Yvette is a fantastic girl, and he likes her.

Michael Jordan’s Ex-Wife

Michael Jordan previously married Juanita Vanoy in 1989. Living together for 17 years, the couple divorced in 2006, which was after his NBA career had ended. They separated with the settlement of around $150 million, which was the most costly separation in history. Besides, Jordan and Vanoy had three children together; two sons, Jeffrey Michael Jordan (November18, 1988) and Marcus Jordan (December 24, 1990), and a daughter, Jasmine Jordan (December 7, 1992).

Net Worth

Yvette has made her career on her own, before her marriage, she established herself as a successful model. She earned massive popularity from her professional career. Likewise, along with gaining name and fame, she has been able to make a wise amount of money. She has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million as of 2020. Besides, her husband is a billionaire, having an estimated net worth of about $1.7 billion.

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