According to basketball fans, Michael Jordan is revered as a legendary figure in the sport. With an impressive collection of six NBA championship rings, he was a key member of the dominant Chicago Bulls team that ruled the league during the 1990s.
However, when it comes to his family, especially from the perspective of his children, Jordan is seen as a regular, caring father who exhibits a calm and reserved demeanor. In their eyes, he is described as a “normal, gentle, secretive, and less emotional” figure, deviating from the intense and competitive persona that he displays on the basketball court.
Jordan has had two wives. He has three children with his first wife, Juanita Vanoy. The 7-year-old twins are stepchildren from his current wife, model Yvette Prieto.
In contrast to Michael Jordan’s basketball achievements known to millions of people, his private life is kept almost completely private. The 63-year-old legendary individual does not use social networks and only speaks through a third party.
Everything was kept so secret that Jordan’s children as a child did not know he was a living legend of the basketball world.
“I think it wasn’t until I was 12-13 years old, when my friends kept saying ‘you’re so lucky to be the son of a legend’, that I went on YouTube to find out and see why people were crazy about it. my father is like that,” Jasmine, the only daughter in the MJ family, shared in 2018.
Let’s find out a little more about Michael Jordan’s well-kept private life, specifically the 5 children of this legend.
Jasmine Mickael Jordan – 28 years old
Before Michael Jordan married his second wife, Jasmine was the youngest daughter in the family and was very pampered. She did not pursue a career in basketball but studied very well and still has a passion for sports.
According to research, Jasmine graduated with a bachelor’s degree in sports management from Syracuse University and currently has two parallel jobs. On one side she works at Nike as a sales specialist, on the other side Jasmine works for the Charlotte Hornets.
According to InStyle, Jasmine Jordan is engaged to Rakeem Christmas, a former NCAA basketball player and longtime lover at Syracuse University.
Jeffrey Michael Jordan – 32 years old
This year, 32 years old, Jeffrey is the eldest child in the family of Michael Jordan. He used to follow the basketball career when playing in the NCAA for two universities, Illinois and Central Florida.
However, Jeffrey did not really stand out and turned to business, especially in technology.
He is currently working for Jordan Brand, responsible for creating technology solutions to optimize sales.
“I research and test technologies, trends, and exploit platforms to enhance the marketing power and support the marketing campaigns of the Jordan brand,” Jeffrey told Forbes about the role of Jordan. myself at Jordan Brand.
Marcus James Jordan – 30 years old
Among Michael Jordan’s children, Marcus is the most prominent name when he owns the shoe store chain The Trophy Room, a very noticeable brand in the US.
Like Jeffrey, Marcus played college basketball at Central Florida but didn’t really excel. After that, he turned to business and made the bold decision to create The Trophy Room.
In addition to being a shoe store chain, this brand also has special and extremely rare collections with Jordan Brand.
Not denying the help from his father, Marcus Jordan said that he is constantly trying to “find his own path and make a special mark, inspired by one of the world’s leading legends”.
Victoria and Ysabel Jordan – 7 years old
Twins Victoria and Ysabel were born in February 2014 to Michael Jordan with Yvette, the current wife of the NBA legend.
True to Jordan’s tight-lipped and restricted style of revealing family information, it is difficult to find out information about these twins.
Even pictures are not revealed, even from MJ’s wife or older children to ensure maximum privacy for the two younger siblings.