Jeanie Buss is a president of the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association and he is also the co-owner of the team. Buss is also known as the daughter of the famous real estate investor Jerry Buss who also owned the Lakers previously.
The 55-year-old American is currently living a single life, however, she was previously married to Steve Timmons. Buss has collected a good fame through her work in the Lakers from which she has also earned a good amount of money which makes her net worth count in millions of dollars.
Know More about Jeanie Buss
Jeanie Buss was born as Jeanie Marie Buss in Santa Monica, California as a third of four children of Joann Buss and Jerry Buss on 26 September 26, 1961. Buss attended the University of Southern California and completed her graduation majoring in business.
Buss' parents divorced when she was about 11 and after that, she spent her few years with her mother. At age 14, she attended World Team Tennis where she met her dad who owned the Los Angeles Strings and when she reached 17, she moved in with her dad at Pickfair.
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Buss was married to a volleyball player Steve Timmons in 1990, however, she couldn't remain in the married relation for a longer time which ended in 1993 after getting a legal divorce. Buss later explained that she was always attracted towards her business than to marriage.
After her divorce with Steve, she got involved in a relation with an American professional basketball executive, former coach, and former player Phil Jackson. Jeanie was dating Phil since 1999 and she also got engaged to him on 3rd January 2013, however, after remaining engaged for over 3 years the couple called off their engagement on December 27, 2016.
Steve Timmons and Jeanie Buss
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Jeanie Buss's Net Worth, Know about her Sources of Income
The very famous American businesswoman Jeanie has managed her fame and has earned a very handsome amount of money which makes very good net worth. Buss' net worth is estimated to be around $20 million.
One of the well-known sources of her wealth is her work as a president of the LA Lakers while she is also an owner of the Women of the Wrestling promotion.
The Pickfair Mansion
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Jeanie's father Jerry had a Pickfair Mansion in Beverly Hills which he bought in 1980 for $5.3 million which was later sold for $120 million. After the death of Jerry in 2013, his properties were divided into his six children including her which made her net worth pretty attractive.
My dad really had no idea the implications of that home when he bought it. It was a great real estate thing — 5 acres of land in Beverly Hills,” Jeanie Buss said. “When we went through it, I’ll never forget — [Pickford's] Oscar was still sitting there.
Know about Jeanie's Career
Jeanie's father Jerry appointed her as a general manager of the Team Tennis while she was just 19 and was still studying at USC. After the string folded in 1993, she brought a professional roller hockey to Los Angeles as an owner of the Los Angeles Blades in Roller Hockey International.
Famous LA Laker's president Jeanie Buss
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Coming to the year 1999, she was named as the executive vice president of business operations for the Lakers. She was named in the Top 20 Most Influential Women in Sports in 2005 while she was called as one of few powerful women in sports management by Forbes in 2011.