Juanita Vanoy Bio

(Former fashion model)

Juanita Vanoy is a former model by profession. Despite being in the showbiz business, she came to the limelight after her on and off relationship with the basketball player, Michael Jordan.

Relationship Statistics of Juanita Vanoy

What is Juanita Vanoy marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Divorce
How many children does Juanita Vanoy have ? (name):Three (Jeffrey Michael Jordan, Marcus Jordan, Jasmine Michael Jordan)
Is Juanita Vanoy having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Juanita Vanoy lesbian ?: No

More about the relationship

Juanita Vanoy is a divorced woman.

She was previously in a relationship with Michael Jordan. She met him for the first time at a Chicago Bennigan’s restaurant in 1984. The pair began dating each other after being introduced in their second meet at the party a few weeks after they were introduced.

The relationship started going strong and on December 31, 1987, Michael proposed to Juanita at Nick’s Fish Market in Chicago.

Later, they decided to call off their engagement and it was almost a year when both of them started talking about marriage again.

Afterward, Juanita got pregnant. Jordan eventually decided to marry Juanita. Their wedding was considered a shotgun wedding.

The wedding ceremony took place on September 2, 1989, at 3:30 am, at the Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas.

Jeffrey Michael Jordan, their first child was already 10 months old then. The pair has three children. Their eldest child is Jeffrey Michael Jordan who was born on the 18th day of November 1988. On December 24, 1990, Marcus James Jordan was born. Their youngest child is a daughter, Jasmine Michael Jordan who was born in 1992.

Juanita filed a divorce citing irreconcilable differences in January 2002 but the couple reconciled shortly thereafter and Juanita withdrew the divorce petition. Another divorce was filed and the final decision of the lawyers was released on December 29, 2006.

The lawyers stated that the divorce was mutually and amicably decided. Currently, Juanita Vanoy is single and living happily with her three children.

On the other hand, Michael Jordan has married his second wife Yvette Prieto.

Who is Juanita Vanoy?

Juanita Vanoy is an American celebrity.

She is the ex-wife of a retired professional basketball player, Michael Jordan.

In addition, she is also a former fashion model and a former executive secretary for the American Bar Association. The couple’s separation resulted in almost $168 million in the settlement.

Birth Age, Family, Education

Juanita Vanoy was born in Chicago, Illinois on June 13, 1959. Moreover, she is an American by nationality and ethnicity is Hispanic.

There is no information on her parents and siblings. Additionally, she grew up and spent her childhood in the South of Chicago. She was a fashion model since her early life.

Juanita has not revealed her educational background as of now.

Juanita Vanoy- Professional Life, Career

Initially, Juanita began her modeling career. She started modeling when she was in her teenage years. Later, she worked at the American Bar Association as a model and executive secretary.

Juanita Vanoy
Caption: Juanita Vanoy and Michael Jordan (Source: Flipboard)

She, however, became a star of the spotlight after she started dating former professional basketball player, Michael Jordan.

In addition, Juanita is also the co-founder and chairman of the non-profit organization named: Michael and Juanita Jordan Endowment Fund. Later, she joined the real estate business.

Juanita Vanoy- Salary, Net Worth

Juanita Vanoy has not revealed the exact amount of her salary. Her net worth totals $170 million.

She owned a reported $168 million in the settlement after ending the relationship with Jordan. This is considered to be the largest celebrity settlement.

Juanita Vanoy- Rumors, Controversy/Scandal

Juanita’s $168 million in the settlement was controversial. There were rumors that Jasmine, her daughter might be lesbian.

However, she herself has not classified her sexuality. In addition, there are also several rumors that Juanita might be dating Key Reynolds since 2006.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Talking about the body measurement, Juanita Vanoy has a curvy body and a very beautiful smile. Her hair color is black and eye color is dark brown. There is no information about her height, weight, shoe size, dress size, etc.

Social Media

Juanita Vanoy is not active on social media. She does not have Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram accounts.


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