Basketball icon Michael Jordan is set to be a dad at 50.

The sports hero's new wife, model Yvette Prieto, is expecting a child, their representative confirms to Us Weekly.

The pair wed in April (13) in a lavish ceremony in Palm Beach, Florida in front of 300 guests.

The former star athlete has been married once before - he split from Juanita, the mother of his three kids, after 17 years of marriage in 2006.