Michael Jordan Files for Marriage License in West Palm Beach

Basketball Hall of Famer to marry Cuban-American girlfriend Yvette Prietto

By David Hill
|  Thursday, Mar 7, 2013  |  Updated 6:11 PM EDT
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Michael Jordan and his Cuban model fiancée, Yvette Prieto, applied for a marriage license in Florida on Thursday. The two are planning to wed on April 27.

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His Airness has found a new queen.

The Palm Beach Post reported Thursday that basketball legend Michael Jordan filed for a marriage license at the downtown West Palm Beach courthouse.

Jordan's fiancee is Yvette Prieto, a 34-year-old Cuban-American model. The New York Daily News reported that they were engaged in December 2011.

Jordan has made South Florida his home after living in the Chicago area for years. A recent profile of Jordan in Sports Illustrated chronicled his decision to leave the town where he played in the NBA for over a decade.

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Jordan has settled in an enormous mansion located at The Bear's Club, an exclusive community developed by golfing great Jack Nicklaus, in Jupiter. The Post reported that Jordan's home cost $12 million to build.

This will be Jordan's second marraige. He married Juanita Vanoy in 1989, and the two were divorced in 2006. They have three children together.

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