Juanita Vanoy is the ex-wife of a retired professional basketball player, Michael Jordan. Also, she is a former fashion model as well as a former executive secretary for the American Bar Association.


Juanita Vanoy Ethnicity

On 13 June 1959, Juanita Vanoy was born in Chicago, Illinois. She is an American citizen who belongs to mixed ethnicity. 

She has a curvy body and a very beautiful smile. Her hair color is black with a pair of dark brown eyes color.


Married Life of Juanita Vanoy

Juanita Vanoy became popular as the ex-wife of well-known basketball player Michael Jordan. They met for the first time at a Chicago Bennigan’s restaurant in the year 1984. Then in their second meeting at the party a few weeks after they introduced each other.

Caption: Juanita Vanoy with her ex-husband Jordan

After years of relationship, Michael proposed to Juanita at Nick’s Fish Market in Chicago on 31 December 1987. After some time, they both decided to call off their engagement. Then it was almost a year for them to start talking about their marriage again.

Caption: Michael Jordan sitting with her ex-husband Jordan

When she became pregnant Michael's child, he eventually decides to marry her. But their wedding has been considered a shotgun wedding. Juanita Vanoy tied the wedding tied to her husband Jordan. The duo's lavish wedding ceremony was held on 2 September 1989 at the Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas.

During their wedding, the couple was blessed with the first son who was already 10 months old whose name is Jeffrey Michael Jordan. He was born on the 18th day of November 1988.

Juanita Vanoy with her Children
Caption: Juanita Vanoy with her Children

Vanoy with Michael was again blessed with another son Marcus James Jordan born on December 24, 1990. Then the couple welcomed a daughter Jasmine Michael Jordan who was born in the year 1992. After living together as a husband & wife for 19 years, & problems started in their married life.

Juanita Vanoy's daughter with her father Jordan
Caption: Juanita Vanoy's daughter with her father Jordan

In the year 2002, Juanita filed a divorce citing irreconcilable differences but reconciled shortly thereafter. Then she withdrew the divorce petition. Again, she filed for divorce and the final decision of the lawyers has released on 29 December 2006. The lawyers stated that the divorce was mutually and amicably decided.


Is Juanita Vanoy Marry Again After Her Divorce?

After her divorce from her husband Michael Jordan, she remains single. But her ex-husband married again. Then she took care of their children & lived a single life. Now the children of Vanoy are grown up & capable of living their own life. 

Juanita Vanoy's ex-husband Jordan with his current wife
Caption: Juanita Vanoy's ex-husband Jordan with his current wife

She is living happily as a single woman. On the other hand, Michael married his second wife Yvette Prieto in 2013. With his second wife, he is blessed with 2 kids both daughters Ysabel Jordan Victoria Jordan. He is living with his wife Yvette who is 15 years younger than him.


How Much Is Juanita Vanoy Net Worth? 

Vanoy has earned an estimated net worth of $200 Million. After Juanita Vanoy divorced owned a reported $168 million in the settlement after ending the relationship with Jordan.

Juanita Vanoy's ex-husband Jordan coming out his car
Caption: Juanita Vanoy's ex-husband Jordan coming out of his car

This is one of the experiences divorced among the celebrity. At present, Juanita Vanoy has an estimated net worth of around $200 Million. Spending her hefty sum of money, she has been living a lavish life.


Career

Regarding her career, initially, she began her modeling career. Not only that Juanita Vanoy started modeling when she was in her teenage years. In addition, Vanoy worked at the American Bar Association as a model and executive secretary.

Juanita Vanoy's former Model & celebrity ex-wife
Caption: Juanita Vanoy's former Model & celebrity ex-wife

She became a star in the spotlight after she started dating former professional basketball player, Michael Jordan. Similarly, she is also the co-founder and chairman of the non-profit organization Michael and Juanita Jordan Endowment Fund. Also, Vanoy joined the real estate business.