IN THE NEWS: Michael Jordan marries Yvette Prieto, 15 Years Age Difference,

If at first you don’t suc­ceed, marry a much younger model.

On Sat­ur­day, April 27, 2013, 50-year-old bas­ket­ball leg­end Michael Jor­dan and for­mer Cuban-born model Yvette Pri­eto, 15 years his junior, mar­ried in Palm Beach, Florida, in front of a few hun­dred of their clos­est friends and fam­ily. The six-time NBA star and Pri­eto got engaged in 2011 after dat­ing for three years.

With­out ques­tion, the great­est bas­ket­ball player of all time, Jor­dan helped pop­u­lar­ize the NBA beyond its Amer­i­can bor­ders through­out the 1980s and 1990s.

Before join­ing the Chicago Bulls in1984, Jor­dan played for the Uni­ver­sity of North Car­olina at Chapel Hill. Inter­est­ingly, Yvette Pri­eto was only four years old when Jor­dan helped North Car­olina win its national title in 1981.

This is Jordan’s sec­ond mar­riage. In 1989, he mar­ried Chicago bank offi­cer Juanita Vanoy in a Las Vegas cer­e­mony in front of four guests. The cou­ple was mar­ried for 17 years, before she filed for divorce in 2002, cit­ing irrec­on­cil­able dif­fer­ences. After an attempted rec­on­cil­i­a­tion, the couple’s divorce was made final in 2006; with Vanoy set­tling for around $165 mil­lion. The cou­ple have three children.