Juanita Vanoy is a businesswoman, former American Bar Association executive secretary, and fashion model.
She is also known as the ex-wife of the legendary, retired basketballer, Michael Jordan.
Despite being in the showbiz business, she came to the limelight after her on-and-off relationship with the basketball player.
While she holds an American nationality, she was born on the 13th of June, 1959, and was raised on the South Side of Chicago.
How old is Juanita?
Vanoy was born on June 13, 1959, making her 63 years old as of May 2023.
How tall is Juanita Vanoy?
Vanoy has a decent height of 5 feet 6 inches, and weighs around 70 Kgs.
How much is Juanita Vanoy worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the former model has an estimated net worth of $200 million as at 2023.
Juanita Vanoy career
According to News Unzip, Juanita started her modeling career when she was a teenager.
She later worked at the American Bar Association as a model and executive secretary.
Vanoy came into the limelight after she started dating basketball star Michael Jordan.
She is also the founder and chairman of a non-profit organization named, Michael and Juanita Jordan Endowment Fund.
Juanita Vanoy parents
Vanoy was born to her father, John Vanoy, and mother, Dorothy L. Vanoy.
Additionally, she has five siblings named Gwendolyn Hicks, Bernettta B. Vanoy, Margaret Vanoy, Rhonda Armstrong and Jacqueline Rogers.
Juanita and Michael Jordan
Vanoy married basketball player Michael Jordan on September 2, 1989 in Las Vegas.
The two met for the first time at a Chicago Bennigan’s restaurant in 1984; they were introduced to each other by a common friend.
On December 31, 1987, Michael proposed to her to which she said yes but later decided to call off their engagement.
A year later, they both of started talking about marriage and Vanoy even got pregnant.
However, the two argued about who the child’s father was because Jordan wouldn’t believe that it is his child.
They got married when their first child, Jeffrey Michael Jordan, was 10 months.
They were blessed with their second baby, Marcus James Jordan, on December 24, 1990.
The couple’s only daughter is Jasmine Michael Jordan who was born on December 7, 1992.
Michael Jordan’s wife filed a divorce in January 2002.
However, the couple reconciled shortly thereafter and she withdrew the divorce petition.
Another divorce was filed and the final decision stated that the divorce was mutually and amicably decided.