Yvette Prieto, Michael Jordan romance

Yvette Prieto and Michael Jordan’s lavish 2013 wedding broke this record

The pair tied the knot in Palm Beach

Michael Jordan set many records over the course of his NBA career, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the former basketball player scored another with his 2013 wedding to wife Yvette Prieto. After the sports legend and model said, “I do” at Palm Beach’s Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea, the couple hosted their reception at the Bears Club, founded by legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus. The party was held in a 40,000-square-foot tent. According to the HuffPost, the venue was the “largest tent in wedding history.”

Michael Jordan and Yvette Prieto tied the knot in 2013©Getty Images
Michael Jordan and Yvette Prieto tied the knot in 2013

The star-studded celebration was held near Michael’s 38,000-square-foot home in Jupiter, Florida. “They’ve been planning for months and months,” a source told People magazine at the time. “[Michael] wanted to give Yvette everything she’s ever wanted.” The Cuban-born bride, who once dated Julio Iglesias Jr., stunned for her big day wearing a strapless gown by J’Aton Couture that was made with handmade silk lace and Swarovski crystals.

The couple’s guests were treated to entertainment courtesy of Usher, Robin Thicke, DJ MC Lyte, K’Jon, and the 18-piece band The Source. Tiger Woods was in attendance for the wedding. Us Weekly reported that Michael and Yvette’s lavish nuptials cost $10 million.

The couple's wedding reception was reportedly held in the largest tent in wedding history©WireImage
The couple‘s wedding reception was reportedly held in the largest tent in wedding history

The pair got engaged in 2011. Prior to Yvette, Michael was married to Juanita Vanoy for 17 years. The former couple, who split for good in 2006, are parents to daughter Jasmine, 27, and sons Marcus, 29, and Jeffrey, 31, with. Months after the former Chicago Bulls player and Yvette tied the knot in April of 2013, the couple announced that they were expecting. The pair welcomed their twin daughters Ysabel and Victoria Jordan in 2014.

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