|Date of Birth:||1961, September 26|
|Age:||57 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States|
|Birth Name||Jeanie Marie Buss|
|Famous Name||Jeanie Buss|
|Birth Place||Santa Monica, California|
|Currently Working For||Los Angeles Lakers|
|Net Worth||$20 million|
|Weight in KG||N/A|
|Divorce||Steve Timmons (m. 1990–1993|
|Siblings||Jim, Janny, & Johnny|
|House Location||LA, California|
|House Price||house worth of $2,769,000|
|No. of Twitter Followers||321K|
|No. of Instagram Followers||66.5K|
|No. of Siblings||three siblings|
As of 2018, Jeanie Buss has an estimated net worth of $20 million. She was previously engaged to Phill Jackson who is a former American professional basketball player, coach, and executive in the NBA.
Jeanie Buss was born in the year 1961 on September 26, in Santa Monica, California, United States. Her star sign is Libra. By nationality, she is an American having a white ethnic background. Johnny Buss and Jim Buss are his brothers.
She was raised alongside her older brothers Johnny, Jim and younger sister Janie by their parents Jerry Buss and JoAnn Mueller. At the tender age of nine, her parents divorced leaving Buss feeling emotionally abandoned.
When she was 14, Buss attended World Team Tennis meetings with her father, who owned the Los Angeles Strings. Later three years, she moved in with her father at Pickfair. Since then. she became so intimate with the estate that she led guided tours.
Talking about her academic background, Buss enrolled at the University of South California, where she majored in business and graduated with honors.
While Buss was studying at USC, she was appointed as a General Manager for Los Angeles Strings by her father. Later, she also became the owner of a roller hockey team called Los Angeles Blades. Also, she worked four years as the president of the Great Western Forum, and then the home arena of the Lakers.
In the Year 1999, she held the position of executive vice president of business operation for the Lakers. Similarly, in 2005, she was listed as the “Top 20 Most Influential Women in Sports”.
In 2011, Forbes regarded Buss as “one of few powerful women in sports management”. ESPN also said she is “One of the most powerful women in NBA”.
Following the death of her father in 2013, his 66% controlling ownership of the Lakers passe to his six children via a trust, with each child receiving an equal vote. Moreover, she became president of the Lakers in 2013-14.
On 21st February 2017, she fired Mitch Kupchak as General Manager and approved the resignation of her brother Jim as VP of Basketball Operations. She, on the other hand, introduced Magic Johnson as President of Basketball Operation. Further, Johnson appointed sports agent Rob Pelinka to be the new general manager.
Buss who affirm "I never put my marriage first ... It was always business which attracted me." has faced many ups and downs in her love life. In 1990, she tied the knot with volleyball player Steve Timmons after dating some time. But the duo could not carry their relationship well and ended up divorcing in 1993. Through the marriage, they don't have any kids.
After the divorce, her ex-husband married actress Debbe Dunning with whom he shared three children whereas Buss got into a romantic relationship with Phil Jackson. Buss and Jackson first met in 1999 when Jackson first began coaching the Lakers. Soon the two started dating. After being in a relationship for more than 12 years the pair got engaged in December 2012.
But the NBA's longest-running power couples announced their breakup via social media In December 2016. The two announced the news by posting a joint statement on Twitter. Further, Buss added on Twitter: "The love of my life is the Los Angeles Lakers. I love Phil & will always. It's not fair to him or Lakers to not have my undivided attention."
Controlling owner and president of the Los Angeles Lakers, Jeanie Buss has an estimated net worth of $20 million as of 2018. Furthermore, she ranks eighth on Forbes' Most Powerful Women in sports list.
Recently, she has listed a home in Playa Vista on the market for $2.8 million. Furthermore, she a list of worlds expensive cars including Mercedes Benz, Bentley Continental, and Ford Taurus.