Michael Jordan Kids: Who are they and what are they doing now?


Here is all you need to know about Michael Jordan kids and what they are up to in life right now

Michael Jordan
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 24: Michael Jordan speaks during The Celebration of Life for Kobe & Gianna Bryant at Staples Center on February 24, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

The price is heavy for being a legendary figure especially when you are Michael Jordan. Hailed as the god of basketball, MJ is the face of the NBA and the idol of many people worldwide.

Ever since his playing days, MJ was under the eye of the media and most of his life is well documented and known to the public. A self-made superstar, Michael Jordan’s stardom knows no bound.

Further, Jordan’s NBA records list is quite long. He’s a six-time NBA champion, six-time NBA Finals MVP, five-time NBA Most Valuable Player, fourteen-time NBA All-Star, and three-time NBA All-Star Game MVP.

Apart from these, Jordan has several more accolades to his name. Jordan is a two-time Olympic gold medalist (1984 Los Angeles, 1992 Barcelona) and is a member of the prestigious NBA anniversary team (50th, 75th). He is also inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame as a player.

Jordan has forayed into business and is now the principal owner and chairman of the Charlotte Hornets of the NBA and of 23XI Racing in the NASCAR Cup Series.

Like his basketball career, Jordan’s personal life is also heavily discussed and publicized. People are highly interested in Jordan’s love life and the life of Michael Jordan kids. Here is more about them.

Michael Jordan had two marriages

Michael Jordan was first married to Juanita Vanoy, a former American model. Jordan first met Juanita in 1984. The couple dated each other for a while and got married in 1989. Unfortunately, after 17 years of marriage, in 2006, Juanita and Michael got divorced.

However, while MJ and Juanita were married, they had three children together. They had two sons, Jeffrey and Marcus, and one daughter, Jasmine Jordan.

After divorcing Juanita Vanoy, Jordan started dating Cuban-American model Yvette Prieto. Later, on April 27, 2013, Jordan and Prieto got married at Bethesda-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church.

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Yvette Prieto poses for a photo while attending an event. (Image: Nicki Swift)

Next, on February 11, 2014, Prieto gave birth to identical twin daughters named Victoria and Ysabel. Hence, Prieto became the mother of twin daughters and the stepmother to Jordan’s three children from his previous marriage.

Michael Jordan Kids

Jeffrey Jordan

Jeffrey Jordan
Jeffrey Jordan, Co-founder of Heir Jordan and a former Basketball player (Image Credits: Fox News)

Jeffrey Michael Jordan aka. Jeffrey Jordan was born on November 18, 1988, and is the eldest son of Michael Jordan.

Like his father, Jeffrey also played basketball but couldn’t reach the game’s highest level. Jeffrey played at the college level, representing the University of Illinois for three seasons (2007–2010) and later the University of Central Florida in 2010. He played for UCF from 2010 to 2012. In 2012, Jeffrey entered the NBA Draft but went undrafted.

Currently, Jeffrey works for the Jordan brand at Nike, where he handles the brand’s digital innovation. Also, he co-founded Heir Jordan, a startup that wants to build athlete-centred media and tech brands.

Moreover, Jeffrey also had a cameo in E10 of MJ’s documentary, ‘The Last Dance’. He shared his memories of the iconic 1998 finals.

Further, Jeffrey got married to Radina Aneva in May 2019. Radina works as a Financial Analyst at Disney Studios.

Marcus Jordan

Marcus Jordan
Marcus Jordan, second son of Basketball legend Michael Jordan. (Image Credits: Twitter)

Marcus James Jordan aka Marcus Jordan was born on December 24, 1990, and is the second oldest son of Michael Jordan.

Following the footsteps of his father and elder brother, Marcus also played basketball. He played in the position of Shooting guard. However, Marcus couldn’t achieve much success in basketball. He played till the college level. Marcus played college basketball for the University of Central Florida from 2009 to 2012.

Today, 31-year-old Marcus runs a startup called ‘Trophy Room’. The startup, Trophy Room is an e-commerce website that sells Jordan Brand products.

Jasmine Jordan

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Michael Jordan’s daughter Jasmine M. Jordan, born in 1992 (Image Credit: Instagram)

Jasmine Jordan was born on 7 December 1992 and is the eldest daughter of Michael Jordan. She is the youngest sibling among the three children from Michael Jordan and Juanita Vanoy’s marriage.

It is not known if Jasmine played basketball or not. However, Jasmine studied Sports Management at Syracuse University.

While studying at Syracuse University, Jasmine met her life partner Rakeem Christmas. Rakeem is a basketball player who plays for the New Zealand Breakers as a forward. Jasmine and Rakeem have a child who is also MJ’s first grandchild.

Currently, Jasmine works with big brother Marcus at Jordan Brand. She is a field representative for the Jordan brand’s sports marketing division. She also uses her social media platforms to promote and celebrate Black female athletes in the WNBA.

The Twins – Victoria Jordan and Ysabel Jordan

Victoria and Ysabel are twin daughters born to Michael Jordan and his second wife, Yvette Prieto. The twins were born on February 11, 2014.

The twins are just eight years old; hence, little is known about them. As they are kids, they avoid the public eye and stay private.

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