Michael Jordan is someone who’s known all over the world; you do not need to know the face of the man, just by the name you know who Jordan is. One of the greatest players to ever get on the court and dominated the game of basketball in the 80s and 90s.
The namesake of the Air Jordan brand, Michel Jordan, is one of the wealthiest people in the world, the first and only billionaire of the NBA and the owner of NBA team Charlotte Hornets. He is also six times champion and multiple times MVP of the NBA, the player made his career on the court, but then the partnership with Nike is what shot the player to the stratosphere and worldwide fame.
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Even if people don’t know the name Jordan, they are probably familiar with the shoes and the Jumpman logo, and it was all created while in the NBA and helped achieve an unbelievable level of fame. The player was not only proficient in his game though, he was also a prodigious person at home. Married twice, Michael is the father of five children, and two were born from his second wife, Yvette Prieto.
Jordan’s daughters Ysabel and Victoria were born from his second wife, and here are five facts you should know about the daughter of Michael Jordan.
Ysabel and Her Identical Twin
The world was abuzz when the basketball great announced he and his wife Yvette were expecting their first child together on 30 November 2013. The couple welcomed their first child together, but she was not born alone, Michael Jordan and Yvette Prieto welcomed identical twins on 11 February 2014 to their home and named them Ysabel and Victoria.
Meaning of Ysabel
The naming of their daughter was thought out process for the couple, and it wasn’t just picked out of thin air. The reason for Michael and Yvette naming their daughter Ysabel is the sweet meaning of the name. Ysabel is pronounced Isabel, but the meaning of the name is “gift of God,” which is really amazing and shows what they think of their beautiful daughter.
Her Siblings; More than Just Her Twin Sisters
Ysabel was born with her twin sister, but she is not the only sibling of the little girl. She’s got three half-siblings, two big brothers, and one big sister. Michael Jordan and Juanita Vanoy are parents to three kids who are all grown up now. They’ve got two sons, Jeffrey and Marcus, and one daughter, Jasmine.
Ysabel is Already an Aunt
Michael Jordan’s first daughter Jasmine is in a relationship with Rakeen Christmas, and the couple announced they were expecting their first child. Their son was born in May of 2019, making Michael Jordan a grandfather and after all the Jordan children’s, uncle and aunts. Ysabel is only five years old, and she is already an aunt.
Born with Cuban Ethnicity
Yvette Prieto was born in Cuba to her Cuban parents, and she is of Cuban-American heritage. When she got married to Michael Jordan, and their twin children were born, they were of mixed ethnicity, both Cuban and African-American.
The parents of Ysabel and Victoria are doing an amazing job of keeping them away from the limelight. The twins are rarely seen outside with their parents, and except for some images posted by Jordan and his wife, there are rarely any pictures of the two kids. Jordan's name carries such colossal weight; this is obviously why the parents are shielding their children and protecting their childhood.
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