Jeanie Buss Biography
Jeanie Buss is an American sports executive. She is the controlling owner and president of the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). She is also a co-owner and promoter of the U.S. women’s professional wrestling promotion Women of Wrestling.
Jeanie Buss Profile Summary
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- Birth Name: Jeanie Marie Buss
- Nickname: Jeanie
- Age: 61 years old as of 2023.
- Date of Birth: 26 September
- Place of Birth: Santa Monica, California, U.S
- Height: 5 feet 7 inches
- Weight: Moderate
- Education: University of Southern California where she majored in business and graduated with honors
- Father: Jerry Buss
- Mother: JoAnn Mueller
- Siblings: Three
- Marital Status: Divorced
- Children: Not Available
- Occupation: Sports executive
- Salary: Not Known
- Net Worth: $500 million
Jeanie Buss Age
Jeanie is 61 years old as of 2023. She celebrates her birthday on 26 September 1961 in Santa Monica, California, U.S. She celebrated her birthday on 26 September. Her birth sign is Libra.
Jeanie Buss Height
Jeanie Buss stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches. She has a weight of 58 kg. Jeanie has blonde hair and brown eyes. Her body measurement is 34-25-35 inches.
Jeanie Buss Education
Buss joined the University of Southern California where she majored in business and graduated with honors.
Jeanie Buss Parent
Buss is the daughter of Jerry Buss and JoAnn Mueller. She grew up alongside her three siblings Johnny Buss, Jim Buss, and Janie Buss. However, their parents divorced in 1972. Buss attended World Team Tennis meetings with her dad, who owned the Los Angeles Strings. At the age 17, she moved in with her dad at Pickfair.
Jeanie Buss Husband
Buss was married to Steve Timmons in 1990 but divorced after three years. She was engaged to Phil Jackson. They began dating in December 1999 and later separated on 27 December 2016.
Jeanie Buss Net Worth
Jeanie has an estimated net worth ranging between $500 million. She has mainly accumulated from her successful sports executive.
World TeamTennis was revived in 1981 as TeamTennis. Jerry once again owned the second incarnation of the Strings. He appointed his daughter Jeanie as the general manager of TeamTennis while she was studying at USC.
In 1993, Jeanie brought her professional roller hockey to Los Angeles as the owner of the Los Angeles Blades in Roller Hockey International. The league named her Executive of the Year. According to father’s plan in 1999, Jean took over as the Executive Vice President of Business Operations of the Lakers.
After her father’s death in 2013, his 66% controlling shares of the Lakers was inherited by his six children each child receiving an equal vote. Jeanie become the team’s President while her brother Jim continued as Executive VP of Basketball Operations, but he lost the position to Magic Johnson in 2017.
Buss is a very hardworking sports executive. She is an inspiration to us all, she inspires many and encourages us not to give up on our careers. The famous journalist also teaches us never to lose hope and strive for a better future.
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