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Michael Jordan Marries In Lavish Ceremony

CICELY MITCHELL, CBS Houston
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(Photo Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

(Photo Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

HOUSTON (CBS Houston) Basketball icon married his girlfriend and model Yvette Prieto in Florida Saturday afternoon.

Jordan and Prieto were married in a lavish ceremony in Palm Beach, Florida at the Bethesda-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church.

Jordan who applied for a marriage license back in March, began dating Prieto back in 2008. The two became engaged around Christmas 2011. Prieto,35, is a Cuban-born model.

Several NBA basketball greats were in attendance at Saturday’s ceremony including: former Chicago Bulls teammates Scottie Pippen, Ron Harper and Toni Kukoc. Former New York Knicks center Patrick Ewing also witnessed the vows between Jordan and Prieto.

Jordan’s marriage to Prieto marks his second. He was previously married to Juanita Vanoy for 17 years. Their union ended in 2006. From Jordan’s marriage three children were conceived who are named: Jeffrey Michael, Marcus James and his Jordan’s daughter Jasmine.

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