Michael Jordan Gets Engaged to Girlfriend of Three Years

December 30, 2011 01:13:37 GMT

A publicist for Jordan confirms that the former NBA star has popped the question to Cuban-American model Yvette Prieto over the Christmas weekend.

Michael Jordan, Yvette Prieto
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Another famous figure has brought forth another news of engagement. After Matthew McConaughey and John Legend, former Chicago Bulls star Michael Jordan shared with the world that he has gotten engaged to girlfriend of three years Yvette Prieto over the Christmas weekend.

Estee R. Portnoy, a publicist for Jordan, confirmed the happy news on Thursday, December 29. Earlier the same day, CNN affiliate WCNC reported that the Charlotte Bobcats majority owner popped the question to his Cuban-American model girlfriend on Christmas Day. No wedding date has been set just yet.

This will be Jordan's second marriage. The 48-year-old former athlete previously tied the knot with Juanita Vanoy in September 1989. After 17 years of marriage, the two divorced in 2006. From the union, Jordan has three children; 23-year-old Jeffrey Michael, 21-year-old Marcus James and 19-year-old Jasmine.

McConaughey, in the meantime, asked longtime girlfriend Camila Alves to marry him on Christmas Day. He shared the news on Twitter, posting a photo of them kissing and wrote, "Just asked Camila to marry me." Legend also got engaged over the holidays. The "Ordinary People" singer proposed to model Christine Teigen while vacationing in the Maldives.


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posted by Blackman on Mar 10, 2013
do not be unequally yoke. it will not last.Hope she she take him for everything in a year or two!!! that goes for all FOOLISH black rich men! they have to burn to learn.
posted by MMSOLIS1106 on Mar 08, 2013
People have the right to marry anyone they please,including Jordan...What is the color of "love" ? Until you know the answer to that question,shut up...
posted by ceo518 on Jan 22, 2012
Congrats Michael! @ Unhappy Fan, ur an idiot!! It doesn't matter if to different races marry each other, but ur probably just a dumb ignorant ass who has no idea about humanity! Or how to us spell check! U should take a long walk off a short plank!!
posted by unhappy Fan on Jan 02, 2012
Michael, I'm very unhappy. Didn't you learn from OJ & Tiger? Marrying outside your rece only brings trouble.
posted by Carolina ELVIS on Dec 30, 2011
We're all very Proud of Michael Jordan here in the Carolinas' One very Cool & Sophisticated Guy!!..ELVIS

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