A leading businesswoman and a former model by profession, Juanita is considered as one of the most down-to-earth celebrity. As an entrepreneur, Juanita has worked on many projects.
However, she caught tons of attention only after being in a relationship with a formal professional basketball player, Michael Jordan. The couple shared 17 years of togetherness along with parenting their three children before separating via divorce.
Juanita Vanoy's Wiki-Bio
Well, Juanita was born in Chicago, Illinois, The USA on 13 June 1959. She holds the birth sign Gemini. She was raised in South Chicago, where she spent most of her childhood.
No information about her parents or family has ever surfaced out in the media.
Nevertheless, it is transparent that Juanita started her career as a model during her teenage years.
After modeling, Juanita began working for multiple projects for the American Bar Association. She worked there as an executive secretary and eventually lifted her career as an entrepreneur.
At the age of 29, Juanita embraced motherhood for the first time. She along with her boyfriend, Michael Jordan welcomed a child named Jeffrey Jordan. In the presence of their ten months old son, Juanita tied the wedding knots with Michael on 2 September 1989 in Las Vegas.
Right after a year on 24 December 1990, she gave birth to her second son, Marcus Jordan in Chicago. On 7 December 1992, she became a mother to her third child, a daughter named Jasmine Jordan.
When Jasmine was 14 years old, Juanita filed a divorce petition against Michael on 29 December 2006 and ended her marital voyage citing irreconcilable differences. Her divorce with Michael was finalized with $168 million which was recorded as one of the most expensive agreements ever filed.
Whereas, her former husband Michael Jordan has already moved on and married for the second time with Cuban model Yvette Prieto in 2013. He met her at a nightclub and started dating and shortly after finalized of divorce with Juanita he tied wedding knot with Yvette. He exchanged his wedding vows at the Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the Sea and his reception took place at Bear's Club in Jupiter, Florida.
Moreover, he chose to keep the details of his newly wedded wife private. However, the arrival of their twin girls was not hidden from the public. The duo welcomed their twin babies Victoria and Ysabel on 9 February 2014.
As of now, Juanita children have grown up as adults. Her son, Jeffrey Jordan got engaged to his girlfriend Radina Aneva in Hawaii in January 2018.
Likewise, Juanita's daughter, Jasmine is also already engaged to Rakeem Christmas. She uploaded pictures of her engagement on Twitter on 10 June 2018 with the caption, “Happily engaged.”
Recently, her daughter posted a picture with her where she flaunted her baby bump on 12 March 2019.
Juanita Vanoy's youngest daughter Jasmine Jordan posts a vintage picture of her childhood on Instagram on 13 June 2018 (Photo: Juanita's Instagram).
Well, the 59-year-old still has an adorable bond with her kids, and her children too frequently showcase their love to their mothers.
One such instance was on 13 June 2018, when Jasmine Instagrammed a childhood picture with Juanita and wished her mother a Happy Birthday. With deep attachments, Juanita is relishing her singlehood with her loving children.
However, her Twitter account has been inactive since 2013, which might be because she prefers privacy in place of social media.
Juanita Vanoy’s Net Worth
With a sharp mind and sophisticated living, Juanita is a co-founder of Michael and Juanita Jordan Endowment Fund. She had also made an appearance in TV series ESPN SportsCentury in 2000 and E! True Hollywood Story in 2006.
As a former model turned businesswoman Juanita has garnered a net worth of $170 million till date.
Well, her massive amount of net worth is a result of her hard work and dedication to her profession. Also, she was able to amass a considerable part of her net worth from the divorce settlement with her ex-husband, Michael.
Her divorce from Michael is also considered as one of the most expensive divorce settlement to date as she had won worth $168 million from the split.