Michael Jordan Getting Married

Basketball great engaged to girlfriend Yvette Prieto
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 30, 2011 8:43 AM CST
Michael Jordan Engaged to Yvette Prieto
In this photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, Michael Jordan and his girlfriend Yvette Prieto arrive for a celebrity dinner at Beso inside Crystals in City Center Thursday, March 31, 2011.   (AP Photo/Las Vegas News Bureau, Brian Jones)

(Newser) – Michael Jordan has a new reason to be walking on air: He's engaged to girlfriend Yvette Prieto. The 48-year-old has been dating the Cuban-American model, 32, for three years. Jordan, who divorced his wife of 17 years in 2006, popped the question to Prieto on Christmas day, his spokesperson confirms to WCNC. The NBA legend, now majority owner of the Charlotte Bobcats, has three children with his ex-wife Juanita. (Read more Michael Jordan stories.)

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