Jeanie Buss has turned head in the world of business and entrepreneurship. Fans know her as the co-owner of the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. She also owns the roller hockey team called Los Angeles Blades.
Moreover, she has appeared alongside many famous celebrities such as Bill Gates, Craig and much more. The most shocking fact is that she started her career at the age of 19 as the manager of the professional tennis team, Los Angeles Strings. Her fame has made her popular even in social media where she has over 83k followers on Instagram and 337k followers on twitter. Let’s unfold the life of this amazing entrepreneur in this article.
Jeanie Buss Professional Career & Net Worth
Jeanie’s father appointed her as a general manager for Los Angeles Strings while she was studying in college. Later, she became an owner of Los Angeles Blades, a roller hockey team. Jeanie became the executive vice president of business operations for the Lakers in 1999. After the demise of her father in 2013, Jeanie got his 66% controlling ownership of the Lakers. She became the president of the Lakers in 2013-2014. The LA Lakers owner appointed her brother Jim Buss as the Vice President of Basketball Operations by removing Mitch Kupchak from the post on February 21, 2017.
Jeanie Buss has a jaw-dropping net worth of around $500 million that she earned from her professional career. In 2011, the successful businesswoman bought a house in Playa Vista that has almost 3,200 square feet of living space for $2.45 million.
In addition, Jeanie has many luxury cars. Her cars include Mercedes worth $40,000, Bently Continental worth $362,890 and Ford Taurus worth $27,800. Being the president as well as the owner of NFL team LA Lakers, Buss earns an enormous amount of money.
Jeanie Buss Personal life, Relationships, Divorce:
The attractive personality, Jeanie Buss was previously married to a volleyball player, Steve Timmons. Buss and his ex-husband Steve had married each other in 1990. Their marriage lasted for three years and they got divorced in 1993.
After her divorce with Steve Timmons, Jeanie dated Phil Jackson, a former professional basketball player, coach and executive in the NBA. They started dating in December 1999 and the couple remained in a relationship for about 15 years. Moreover, the couple was due to marry after they announced their engagement. However, the couple announced their separation on December 27th,2016. At present Buss is enjoying her single life at the age of 57, and appears to be focusing on her business rather than involving in relationships.
Jeanie Buss Early life, Family, Nationality, Ethnicity, Education:
The co- owner of Los Angeles Lakers, Jeanie Buss was born on September 26th, 1961 in Santa Monica, California, USA, which makes her age 57. She holds American nationality and has a white ethnic background. Her parents are Jerry Buss(father) and Joann Buss(mother).
Jeanie has two older brothers named Johnny and Jim Buss. She also has a younger sister name, Janie Buss. When Jeanie was only nine years old, her parents divorced which left a negative impact on her.
Buss graduated from the University of Southern California(USC) where she majored in business.
Jeanie Buss Height, Weight, Body measurements:
Jeanie Buss stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 58kgs. Her body measurement is 34-25-35(breast-waist-hips) and her bra size is 38B. She has blonde hair and has an attractive pair of brown eyes.