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Facts of Jeanie Buss Biography

OccupationPresident of NBA
Networth$20 million
EthnicityWhite
NationalityAmerican
SpouseSteve Timmons
EducationUniversity of Southern California
Place of birthSanta Monica, California, the United States
Birthyear1961
BirthmonthSeptember
Birthday26

Jeanie Marie Buss is one of the renown names in the world of Sports. Buss is a president and partial owner of the National Basketball Association's team, Los Angeles Lakers. Similarly, she owns a roller hockey team named, Los Angeles Blades.

In addition, Buss is also known for her role in Documentary, In Search of Puppy Love. Buss was previously married to a volleyball player Steve Timmons but the couple divorced in 1993

What Is The Net worth Of Jeanie Buss In 2019? Salary, Income

Jeanie earns a tremendous amount of money from her multiple professions. As of 2019, her net worth is estimated to be around $20 million. Being the president as well as the owner of NFL team Los Angeles Lakers, Buss earns a colossal sum of money from the team.

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Moreover, Buss is also ranked in the eighth position on Forbes' Most Powerful Women in sports list. In 2018, Buss listed her Playa Vista for sale asking the price of $2.8 million. 

Likewise, she also owns luxurious cars such as Mercedes Benz worth over $40,000, Bentley Continental worth $362,890, and Ford Taurus worth over $27,800. As of now, Buss is living a blissful life. 

Is Jeanie Buss Married After The Divorce With her First Husband? Personal Life, Relationships, Affairs, Dating

The beautiful and talented personality, Jeanie Buss was formerly married to a volleyball player, Steve Timmons. Buss and her former spouse Steve exchanged their wedding vows in 1990. The husband and wife were spending quality of time together. However, the tragic end came into their life which led the couple to divorce after three years of their marriage in 1993


CAPTION: Jeanie Buss and Phil Jackson

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After the divorce with her husband, Jeanie began dating a former professional basketball player, coach, and executive in the National Basketball Association, Phil Jackson. They started dating in December 1999 and remained in a relationship for almost 15 years. 


CAPTION: Jeanie Buss engagement ring

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The duo was further engaged but on 27th December 2016, Jeanie announced the termination of their engagement. So far, the actual reason to call of their engagement is not known to the media.

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Currently, Buss, aged 57 is living a single life and seems to be focusing on her business. She has also avoided being in the relationship and further, there are no news or rumors regarding her love affairs.

When Was Jeanie Buss Born? Early Life and Education

Jeanie was born on 26th September 1961, in Santa Monica, California, the United States, to Jerry Buss, father, and Joann Mueller, mother. Likewise, she grew up along with her brothers Jim and Jonny Buss and sister Janie Buss. Jeanie holds an American nationality, and she belongs to a white ethnicity.

Instagram: Beautiful Jeanie along with her father

 
 
 
 
 
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Happy Fathers's Day to all the #Lakers dads. You mean the world to us.

A post shared by Jeanie Buss (@jeaniebuss) on

Jeanie enrolled at the University of Southern California and graduated with an honors degree in Business. In that respect, she was the general manager of the World Team Tennis. She credited to her father for being the general manager.

Twitter: Gorgeous Jeanie during her senior prom

Afterward, Jeanie brought roller hockey to Los Angeles being an owner of the professional hockey team, Los Angeles Blades. At that time, she earned a name, Executive of the Year.

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Jeanie Career

Following her career, Jeanie worked as president of the Great Western Forum for four years. After that, she served for the NBA Board of Governors as the Alternate Governor. Correspondingly, her hard work was later described by the Forbes magazine as one of few powerful women in sports management.

Instagram: Jeanie and her friends with a former professional basketball player, Shaq O' Neil

 
 
 
 
 
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Wonderful night with Linda Rambis @shaq at the Basketball #halloffame #hoophall

A post shared by Jeanie Buss (@jeaniebuss) on

After her father's death, Jeanie then controlled 66% ownership of the team Lakers and led the team's business operations. Similarly, she became the president of the Lakers and worked along with her brother Jim.

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On 21st February 2017, Jeanie terminated Mitch Kupchak from the General Manager and installed Laker Legend, Magic Johnson as President of Basketball Operations. As of now, Buss serves as a president as well as the owner of the NBA team Los Angeles Lakers.

Besides her professional career, the diligent woman has also posed nude American men's lifestyle and entertainment magazine, Playboy. 

Updated On Thu Jul 20 2017 Published On Thu Jul 20 2017 By rajan

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