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(President of the Los Angeles Lakers)

Jeanie Buss is co-owner plus the president of the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. Jeanie Buss is currently single.

Relationship Facts of Jeanie Buss

Jeanie Buss is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

After 3 Years of marriage relationship ended in a divorced

Jeanie Buss is currently single.

Past marriage 

Previously, she was married to a volleyball player, Steve Timmons in 1990 but a tragic end came to their life which ultimately led them to divorce in 1993.

Her ex-husband then married actress Debbe Dunning and they share three children.

Then, she began dating a former basketball player, an executive in the National Basketball Association, and coach, Phil Jackson.

They remained in a relationship for almost 15 years from December 1999. They got engaged in Dec 2012.

But Jeanie announced the termination of their engagement in Dec 2016.

In 2017, she was linked with Jay Mohr 2017 who is an actor, radio host, and comedian. He was married to Nikki Cox but got divorced in 2017 alleging his wife a drug addict.

Jeanie Buss: Biography in Details

Who is Jeanie Buss?

Jeanie Buss is co-owner plus the president of the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association.

She is also famous for being the owner of a roller hockey team called Los Angeles Blades.

She made history by becoming the first female controlling owner of an NBA club in 2020.

What is the birth name of Jeanie Buss?

She was born on September 26, 1961, in Santa Monica, California, USA. Her birth name is Jeanie Marie Buss and she is currently 60 years old.

Her father’s name is Jerry Buss and her mother’s name is Joann Buss.

His father is an investor who later owned the Lakers and the other sports business. She was the third of four children: older brothers Johnny, Jim, and younger sister Janie. Her parents divorced in 1972 and left Buss feeling emotionally abandoned.

Then, she moved in with her dad at Pickfair at the age of 17 and became familiar with the estate that she led guided tours.

Jeanie holds American citizenship but her ethnicity is unknown.

Jeanie Buss: Education, School/College University

Jeanie Buss majored in business and graduated with honors from the University of Southern California.

Jeanie Buss: Professional Life and Career

She was appointed as a General Manager for Los Angeles Strings by her father while she was studying at her college.

After that, she became the owner of a roller hockey team called Los Angeles Blades, and worked for four years as the president of the Great Western Forum and then the home arena of the Lakers.

Jeanie Buss became the executive vice president of business operations for the Lakers in 1999 and was listed as the ‘Top 20 Most Influential Women in Sports’ in 2005.

She was regarded as one of the few powerful women in sports management by Forbes in 2011 and regarded as one of the most powerful women in the NBA by ESPN.

After the demise of her father in 2013, his six children via a trust got his 66% controlling ownership of the Lakers, with each child receiving an equal vote.

Likewise, she became president of the Lakers in 2013-2014.

Jeanie Buss
Caption: Jeanie Buss and Phil Jackson (Source: Bleacher Report)

Jeanie Buss fired Mitch Kupchak on February 21, 2017, as General Manager and approved her brother Jim as Vice President of Basketball Operations, and introduced Magic Johnson as President of Basketball Operation.

Recently, she commented that the Lakers trying to trade Anthony Davis was false news.

ViacomCBS Global Distribution President Dan Cohen revealed alongside Buss and her long-time business partner David McLane that ViacomCBS had engaged in a multi-year distribution arrangement for WOW on October 6, 2021, on top of the Circa Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

Jeanie Buss: Awards, Nominations

She along with other humanitarians in Southern California was honored by The Salvation Army at its 2018 Sally Awards on June 20. Also, she was honored at the Spirit of Excellence Awards.

Jeanie Buss: Net Worth($500M), Income, Salary

Jeanie Buss has an estimated net worth of around $500 million as of 2023, and she has earned that sum of money from her professional career.

She along with Phil Jackson purchased a house in Los Angeles for $2,769,000 in 2007 and sold it for $1,800,000 in 2012.

She bought a home in Playa Vista in 2011 for $2.45 million which has four bedrooms and five bathrooms.

The house spread nearly 3,200 square feet of living space and also has three floors and an attached garage.

Also, her sibling, Jesse Buss netted $10 million mansions on LeBron James Street which is 6,500 square feet with 3 stories, 6 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, and a home theatre, yoga room and an infinity pool.

Additionally, Jeanie Buss has worlds expensive cars such as Mercedes($40,000), Bentley Continental($362,890), and Ford Taurus($27,800).

Also, she loves wearing expensive clothes. She is listed in the eighth position on Forbes’ Most Powerful Women in sports list.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There was a rumor that she had an affair with Mohr but the news was not officially confirmed.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Jeanie Buss has a height of 5 ft. 7 inches and she weighs around 58 kg. Also, Jeanie has blonde hair and brown eyes. Her body measurement is 34-25-35 inches and her bra size is 38B.

Is Jeanie Buss active on social media?

Jeanie Buss has around 307 k followers on Instagram and around 412.1k Followers on Twitter, but she does not seem to be active on Facebook.

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