She was introduced to basketball player, Michael Jordan, in 1984.
The pair began dating, and became engaged in 1987, but subsequently broke off the engagement. The couple went on to have three children, two sons and a daughter, before filing for divorce in 2002.
In January 2000, she took over hosting duties on the syndicated talk show Forgive or Forget. Givens has since had recurring roles on The Game, Tyler Perry's House of Payne, and Chuck.
The two are not married and have not shown any signs of taking that step; perhaps Eddie’s previous failed marriages have played a part in that decision.
Just a month later, the newlyweds welcomed their first child via surrogate named Everest Hobson Lucas.
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They then attempted to reconcile, but eventually chose to go their separate ways amicably in 2006.
Juanita Jordan received the family's massive compound as part of the divorce settlement, which was valued at 8 million.