Juanita Vanoy bio, Career, Early life, Personal life, Net worth, Facts
Who is Juanita Vanoy?
Juanita Vanoy is a celebrity from the United States. She is the ex-wife of Michael Jordan, a retired professional basketball player. She is also a former fashion model and former American Bar Association executive secretary.
In the Early Life of Juanita Vanoy
Fig: Juanita Vanoy in her early life
Juanita Vanoy was born under the birth sign of Gemini on June 13, 1959, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Vanoy is American by nationality and she is white when it comes to her ethnicity. Vanoy grew up in Chicago's South Side, where she spent most of her childhood. She has been working for the American Bar Association as a former model and former executive secretary.
In the Career of Juanita Vanoy
Fig: Juanita Vanoy as a fashion model
In her teenage days, Juanita Vanoy began her career as a model. After modeling for several projects, she started to work as an executive secretary for the American Bar Association. While in a relationship with Michael Jordan, she captured the headline. When it comes to her ex-husband, Michael Jordan is a former professional basketball payer who played almost 15 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards.
In his career, he has won several titles and awards like NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Awards, MVP Awards five times, NBA All-StarGame for fourteen times, and NBA Defensive Player of the YearAward. Vanoy and her ex-husband, Michael at Michael and Juanita Jordan Endowment Fund, were the chairman and co-founder. She also supports several health and education organizations for children, including the Chicago Children's Museum and the Illinois Association for Sickle Cell Disease.
How much is the net worth of Juanita Vanoy?
The net worth of Juanita Vanoy currently amounts to $170 million. From her career, she has accumulated such an impressive net worth. And divorce alimony as well. She got $168 million from her ex-husband in the divorce settlement. She also received $4 million worth of a house in the Chicago suburb of Illinois ' Highland Park.
In the Personal Life of Juanita Vanoy
Fig: Juanita Vanoy with her husband Michael Jordan
In 1984, Juanita Vanoy first met Michael Jordan at a restaurant in Chicago Bennigan. She met him again at a party of a friend after a few weeks. Soon the couple began dating each other, and in 1987, at Nick's Fish Market, Chicago, Michael proposed to Juanita. This proposal resulted in their commitment but was later called off. Luckily after a year or so, after the former became pregnant with the latter's child, Vanoy and Jordan decided to marry. The couple married in Las Vegas on September 2, 1989, in the presence of their son, Jeffrey Michael Jordan, who was ten months old at that time. Two more children, Marcus Jordan, and Jasmine Jordan were born after marriage.
Vanoy then filed for divorce in 2002, citing irreconcilable differences. She reconciled with Jordan shortly, however, after withdrawing the petition for divorce. She filed for divorce again after some time, which was completed on December 29, 2006. Vanoy was awarded a whopping $168 million as a divorce settlement and this was the time's biggest celebrity divorce settlement.
Facts of Juanita Vanoy
Juanita's settlement $ 168 million was controversial. There have been rumors that Jasmine may be a lesbian, her daughter. She did not, however, classify her sexuality herself. Moreover, there are also several rumors that since 2006 Juanita may have been dating Key Reynolds.
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