Yvette Prieto was born in Cuba in 1978. Yvette modeled for designer Alexander Wang. She also appeared in the TV Series Documentary Cuba: An Island Apart as herself.
Yvette met basketball legend Michael Jordan while dancing at a club in 2008. They moved in together in 2009, and were engaged over Christmas in 2011. Prieto married Jordan in April 2013 at Bethesda-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church. Her wedding gown was designed by J'Aton Couture, and celebrities Usher and Robin Thicke sang at the reception. She gave birth to twin daughters, Ysabel and Victoria, in February 2014. Yvette is also a stepmom to Jordan's 3 children from his previous marriage to Juanita Vanoy.