Jeanie Marie Buss is the president as well as the controlling owner of the Los Angeles Lakers of National Basketball Association. She is the daughter of a real estate investor who owned the Lakers as well as other sports businesses. When she was nineteen years old, she began working at the family business as general manager of the Los Angeles Strings tennis team. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and earnings of Jeanie Buss in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Jeanie was born in the year 1961 on September 26th in Santa Monica California. She was the third born in a family of four children and her parents were Joan Buss and Jerry Buss. She has two brothers, Johnny and Jim and a younger sister by the name Janie. The parents divorced in the year 1972, which left her emotionally devastated. When she turned fourteen years old, she was an attendee at the World Team Tennis meetings with the dad, who was the owner of Los Angeles Strings. When she turned seventeen years old, she moved in with the dad at the Pickfair. She was able to become familiar with the family empire. She has a degree in business from the University of Southern California.
Buss got married to Steven Timmons in the year 1990, but they would divorce three years as she was not giving the marriage the seriousness it deserves. In the issue of Playboy magazine, she went on and posed naked for the Playboy magazine. She had been dating Phil Jackson, who was president of the New York Knicks. In 2016, Jackson went on and released a statement the engagement had been called off.
Career, Awards, & Achievements
Her father was the owner of Los Angeles Strings, which was a team tennis franchise in the world Tennis Team. When the World Team Tennis got to be closed, her father went ahead and bought the second incarnation of Strings, and he named her as the General Manager, during which time she was studying at the USC. This never lasted long, and she went on and bought professional roller hockey to the Los Angeles and created a team known as Los Angeles Blades. She served for four years before Los Angeles Lakers had their new home in at Great Western Arena. She excellently executed all her roles without a single failure. When the father died, all his shares were divided equally to all his six children.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Jeanie Buss is estimated to be over $25 million. The major source of her income has come from the business venture in the sports management of the Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Blades.
Jeanie was born in a very wealthy family and never had many financial struggles in her life. She has enjoyed the best things that money can offer in life and continues to maintain an expensive lifestyle. Her commitment to the businesses of her father is what has seen her accumulate huge wealth. She is currently focused on expanding her business to new ventures.