Juanita Jordan

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Juanita Jordan

Juanita Jordan

Juanita Jordan chose modeling as a career but rose to prominence after marrying Michael Jordan. Juanita Jordan’s husband is a popular National Basketball Association (NBA) player.

Early life and Childhood

Juanita Jordan was born on June 13, 1959, in Chicago, Illinois, USA, under the zodiac sign of Gemini.

And holds American nationality. Juanita spent her entire childhood in Chicago with her parents.

She hasn’t said much about them because she respects their privacy.

Because she hasn’t mentioned having siblings, Juanita is thought to be an only child.

Education Details

Juanita Jordan’s modeling career began while she was still in high school.

When she was approached by a modeling scout while walking down the street.

She completely focused on her modeling career and chose not to attend college.

Juanita was quite popular in high school, owing primarily to her beauty, and after matriculating.

Professional Career

Jordan was given the opportunity to work as the American Bar Association’s executive secretary after a series of photoshoots.

After marrying popular NBA player Michael Jordan.

The couple established the Michael and Juanita Endowment Fund to assist underprivileged people.

Juanita, who was intrigued by the fund’s operation, decided to change careers and work as a model at the same time.

Reading girls’ magazines and watching models on TV inspired Juanita to want to be a model one day; thanks to her supportive parents and her attractive looks.

She is one of the few people who have made their dreams come true in that industry.

Her Ex-husband, Michael began his basketball career in 1982.

When he enrolled in college and competed in the national championship game with the North Carolina Tar Heels.

He was selected to play for the Chicago Bulls in 1984 and quickly rose to prominence.

After demonstrating his skills on the court – thanks to his high leaps and slam dunks.

Michael was nicknamed ‘His Airness’ and ‘Air Jordan,’ and popular basketball sneakers were named after him.

Michael played for the Chicago Bulls when they won their first NBA tournament in 1991.

They repeated this in 1992 and 1993, after which Michael left the Bulls but returned in March 1995.

The team began winning championships again as soon as Michael returned, in 1996, 1997, and 1998.

Michael left basketball again in January 1999 but returned in 2001 and 2003 to play for the Washington Wizards.

Michael has won numerous awards over the years and is widely regarded as the greatest basketball defensive player of all time.

He accomplished a lot during his career and has also become a bit of an actor, having starred in the 1996 half-animated film “Space Jam.”

Michael is the first basketball player to become a billionaire.

He is one of the three wealthiest African-Americans in the United States.

Net Worth and Salary

Juanita Jordan’s current net worth is estimated to be more than $170 million, according to authoritative sources.

She received the majority of this money as a settlement after divorcing Michael Jordan.

But she has also earned a substantial amount on her own from her modeling career and business ventures.

Relationship Status

Juanita Jordan has avoided media attention since her divorce from Michael.

While little is known about her current location.

She is said to be in Chicago, single, and spending a lot of time with her three children.

Marriage to Michael Jordan, as well as other affairs.

Juanita Jordan
Juanita Jordan with Michael Jordan. Source: tuneera

Both Juanita and Michael prefer to keep their professional and personal lives separate.

But because they are both well-known, some details about their previous marriage are still public knowledge.

The two met in 1984 while having dinner at Chicago’s Bennigan’s.

Despite only spending a few minutes together while mutual friends introduced them.

Sparks could have been felt between the two, but nothing happened until they met for the second time.

This happened a month later at a party hosted by the same friend, and Michael and Juanita began dating within days.

On 31 December 1987, the New Year’s fireworks were in the sky.

Michael got down on one knee and Juanita said ‘yes’  the engagement was called off due to jealousy issues.

But the two married on 2 September 1989.

By the time of the wedding, Juanita and Michael had already given birth to their son.

Jeffrey Michael Jordan, Juanita’s husband Michael did not believe the son was his because he suspected Juanita of cheating on him.

But they still decided to exchange their wedding vows.

When the two began having problems again, Juanita filed for divorce in January 2002.

But the two worked things out, and Juanita withdrew her divorce petition.

Things appeared to be improving for them, but they divorced on December 29, 2006.

Juanita hasn’t mentioned any other men she may have dated before or after Michael.

And it appears she hasn’t begun any new relationships since the divorce.

She is currently single and enjoys spending time with her three children (all of whom are already adults).

Body Measurement

Juanita Jordan is now 60 years old. Her hair is long and brown, and her eyes are brown.

But her height is 6feet 6inches. Her weight and vital statistics are unknown.

Social Media

Juanita’s husband, Michael’s Instagram account has a large number of followers.

He is currently followed by more than 11.4 million fans, and he has uploaded over 380 photos to it.

Juanita has accounts on several popular social media networks.

But she does not appear to be very active on any of them.

She started her Twitter account in December 2012.

But she has only tweeted 21 times and has around 140 followers.

Her most recent tweet was published on January 15, 2013, and is about God.

She is much more popular and active on Instagram.

Where she currently has nearly 60,000 followers and has uploaded over 430 photos.

Juanita also has a Facebook profile, which she only uses to keep in touch with her friends and family.

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  • Juanita was born in Chicago, Illinois USA on 13 June 1959, so under the zodiac sign of Gemini and holding American nationality
  • She chose modeling as her career but rose to real prominence after marrying Michael Jordan, the popular National Basketball Association (NBA) player.
  • Jordan hasn’t talked about any other men she might have dated before and after Michael, and it appears as if she hasn’t started any new relationships since the divorce.
  • She is currently single and is enjoying spending time with her three children.
  • Juanita’s current net worth is estimated to be more than $170 million.
  • She received most of this money as a settlement after divorcing Michael Jordan, while she has also earned quite a sum on her own from her modeling career and her business ventures.