Michael Jordan's ex-wife Juanita Vanoy's Net worth, Income Sources and Career! Complete Details!

News by Saburo Published on 28 Jul,2017 Updated on 20 Jun,2019

Michael Jordan’s estranged wife, Juanita Vanoy is a former model as well as former executive secretary for the American Bar Association. She became popular as the wife of NBA star, Michael Jordan. Apart from being Michael Jordon's wife, Juanita worked as a model and later pursued her career as a loan officer.

Juanita Vanoy was not that rich on her own, however, her net worth extremely increased since she got a huge amount of money and half of Michael Jordan’s property in the divorce settlement. So, you want to know how much is Juanita Vanoy’s current net worth, her income sources, and career in detail? Here we have it all: 

How Much Is Juanita Vanoy’s Net Worth And  Salary?

Juanita Vanoy has a net worth of $170 million boosted through modeling and her divorce settlement with Michael Jordon. Juanita has Michael’s house in Chicago suburb of Highland Park, Illinois, valued $4,000, 000 in 2013.

Juanita Vanoy, Michael Jordan

Image: Juanita Vanoy, Michael Jordan


Her husband Michael Jeremy Jordan is a professional basketball player who has a net worth of $1.31 billion. The former model received $168 million in the divorce settlement including custody of their three children and their seven-acre Chicago Mansion. After divorcing Michael Jordon, Vanoy tried her hands in the real estate business but could not succeed.

Michael Jordan's Chicago mansion

Image: Michael Jordan's Chicago mansion

Source: Chicago Tribune

Juanita Vanoy supports several children’s health and educational organizations like The Sickle Cell Disease Association of Illinois and the Chicago Children’s Museum. As a model, Vanoy was paid around $56,000 a year. 

Vanoy also owns a house in Chicago, Illinois where Juanita also currently resides along with her children. She is also quite less active on social media, therefore, there is limited information about her property and cars. 

Juanita Vanoy’s Married Life With Michael Jordan

Juanita and Michael first met at a restaurant in Chicago in 1984; Vanoy was 30 whereas Jordan was 26. The twosome got engaged in 1987 but suddenly canceled the engagement. Juanita Vanoy married Michael Jordan only in September 1989 in Las Vegas. 

Juanita Vanoy, Michael Jordan

Image: Juanita Vanoy, Michael Jordan

Source: Daily Motion

Juanita and Michael have two sons and one daughter, namely; Jeffrey Michael (November 18, 1988), Marcus Jame( December 24, 1990) and Jasmine Jordan (December 7, 1992). They were married for eighteen years. before getting a divorce. Michael Jordon's marriage with Juanita Vanoy reportedly got bitter since 2002, but they officially parted ways in 2006 only,

Michael Jordan's ex-wife Juanita ad their children

Image: Michael Jordan's ex-wife Juanita Vanoy and their children

Source: Pinterest

After divorcing from Michael Jordan, Juanita hasn't publicly dated anyone, however, Michael Jordon got married in 2013 and has a set of twins from wife, Yvette Prieto. Juanita and Michael’s divorce turned out to be one of the most expensive divorces in history which is why Jordon reportedly made Prieto sign a prenup after the engagement.

But in all fairness, the reason for Michael Jordan’s divorce from Juanita Vanoy was his own extramarital affairs.  

Quick facts about Juanita Vanoy

  • Juanita Vanoy is a former model and businesswoman raised in South Side Chicago.
  • Juanita Vanoy tied a knot with Michael Jordan in a ten-minute ceremony in LA in 1989.
  • Before marriage, Juanita gave birth to the couple’s first child, Jeffrey Michael Jordan.
  • Juanita and Michael lived separately since February 2006.
  • Juanita is the co-founder and chairman of the Michael and Juanita Jordan Endowment Fund.

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