Ranking the 50 Most Famous WAGs in Sports History

Amber LeeSports Lists Lead WriterJuly 22, 2013

Ranking the 50 Most Famous WAGs in Sports History

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    Living the WAG life is often in itself a pathway into the limelight for those ladies who manage to bag a guy who happens to be a sports newsmaker.

    The trajectory of a WAG's newfound fame may one day surpass the boyfriend or husband who started it all, be it on her merit or via less-than-flattering circumstances. Or she could fade into obscurity.

    Then there are WAGs who are celebrities in their own right. They were famous before shacking up with a professional athlete and will remain famous regardless of how the relationship ends. 

    The reality is that athletes and sports executives occupy a branch on the Tree of Fame, alongside Hollywood stars, oil tycoons and the Kardashians.

    Ugh...The Kardashians...

    WAGs all have a modicum of fame—it comes with the territory—but there is a select group whose fame extends far beyond their relationship with anyone. For some, their relationship was the spark that launched them into the public consciousness, while for others, their name alone was enough for an automatic bid into WAG Elite.

    Like so many absurdly exclusive clubs, these ladies are almost always beautiful and talented—or rich enough to fund their own business ventures, giving the impression of talent. Either way, they've made a name for themselves, many on a global stage.

    These are the 50 most famous WAGs in sports history.

50. Elin Nordegren

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    WAG of: Tiger Woods

    Day Job: Wealthy divorcee/mother

    Swedish stunner Elin Nordegren lives an exceptionally private life, but her association with one of the biggest sex scandals in sports history has given her permanent star status.

    Plus...she's a twin. What's better than one Nordic goddess? Two, obviously.

49. Larisa Fraser

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    WAG of: Ryan Braun 

    Day Job: Lingerie model

    Canadian cutie Larisa Fraser has been engaged to steroid-plagued Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers since November 2012.

    She's not exactly a household name in the U.S. yet, but it's probably just a matter of time until she's got her own reality show on VH1.

48. Hannah Davis

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    WAG of: Taylor Pratt, Derek Jeter

    Day Job: Model

    Model Hannah Davis came out of nowhere in 2013 thanks to a much-buzzed-about romance with Yankees Lothario (and American treasure) Derek Jeter. Hooking up with The Jeet is a surefire way to put yourself in the spotlight.

    Davis has been working steadily since 2006, but nothing as high-profile as her appearance in the 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and stint as the DirecTV Genie.

47. Katherine Webb

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    WAG of: A.J. McCarron
    Day Job: Model, TV personality, beauty queen, reality star

    Alabama beauty queen Katherine Webb became an instant star during the 2013 BCS National Championship Game when commentator Brent Musburger, who was obviously bored by the blowout, decided to give her the Jenn Sterger treatment.

    She was on hand to watch her boyfriend, Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron, beat down Notre Dame. McCarron may have won the game, but Webb walked away a star.

46. Kendra Wilkinson

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    WAG of: Shawn Merriman, Hank Baskett
    Day Job: Reality star, amateur porn star, nude model, romancer of the elderly 

    Walking blonde joke Kendra Wilkinson rose to fame as one of the extremely aged Hugh Hefner's live-in girlfriends on the E! reality show The Girls Next Door.

    Eventually, she got off Hef and got on (barely qualifies as an NFL) wide receiver Hank Baskett. The Wilkinsons (sorry, Hank) pay the bills by showing off Kendra's bad parenting on various reality TV shows.

45. Imogen Thomas

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    WAG of: Giovani dos Santos, Anderson Abreu Oliveira, Ibrahima Sonko, Didier Drogba, Nery Castillo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Danny Simpson, Jermain Defoe, Ryan Giggs
    Day Job: Glamour model, reality TV star, tabloid fodder, purchaser of birth control 

    Welsh glamour model Imogen Thomas has made a living by showing a lot of skin in a lot of men's magazines. In addition to the modeling gig, she appeared on Season 7 of Big Brother UK and gets work from guest appearances on various TV programs.

    Thomas is most famous for her not-so-romantic sexual escapades with any footballer—regardless of marital status—she can lure in.

44. Jaime Edmondson

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    WAG of: Evan Longoria
    Day Job: Model, sports personality, blogger 

    Sultry sports enthusiast Jaime Edmondson is a former Dolphins cheerleader and Playboy's Playmate of the Month, January 2010.

    She and another cheerleader appeared on The Amazing Race 14, finishing in second place. Edmondson has been dating Rays third baseman Evan Longoria since February 2012.

43. Kristin Cavallari

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    WAG of: Matt Leinart, Jay Cutler
    Day Job: Reality TV star, sometimes model/actress, TV personality, designer 

    Kristin Cavallari kicked off her career as being Kristin Cavallari professionally by starring in the MTV reality show Laguna Beach and later in The Hills.

    Apparently, she's got some other stuff going on in her career, but she's probably best known as the wife of Bears quarterback Jay Cutler and the mother of his son Camden. Yes...like the one in New Jersey.

42. Eliza Dushku

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    WAG of: Brad Penny, Rick Fox
    Day Job: Actress 

    Actress Eliza Dushku's first prominent TV role was the recurring character Faith on the '90s cult classic Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Her breakout movie, Bring It On, was released in 2000.

    Work has been sporadic for Dushku in recent years, which gives her more time to spend with retired baller Rick Fox, a former Laker (and 11 years her senior!) whom she's been dating since 2009.

41. Abbey Clancy

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    WAG of: Peter Crouch
    Day Job: Model 

    Beautiful British model Abbey Clancy might be the only person who has appeared on [insert country here] Next Top Model and actually forged a successful career as a model—she was the runner-up on Season 2 of Britain's version.

    Clancy is married to Stoke City striker Peter Crouch, whom she started dating in 2006. She married him despite the fact that he's a ghoul and was busted cheating on her with hookers in the summer of 2010. Note to Crouch: Keep your peter in your pants.

40. Alyssa Milano

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    WAG of: Carl Pavano, Barry Zito, Brad Penny
    Day Job: Actress, designer of ladies sportswear 

    Actress Alyssa Milano has been working sporadically (at best) since starring in Who's The Boss? and Poison Ivy back in her '90s heyday. Obviously, she made quite an impression, though, because this girl can still make the boys drool.

    Milano's early dating resume is a veritable who's who of Hollywood heartthrobs, but from 2003-05 she went through a baseball player phase before settling down with a wealthy talent agent in 2007. 

39. Alex Morgan

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    WAG of: Servando Carrasco
    Day Job: Soccer player 

    U.S. women's soccer goalie Hope Solo waited almost a decade before becoming the breakout star of the team. Unfortunately for Solo, her disposition is so unpalatable that she was immediately replaced in the hearts and minds of the American public by sweetheart Alex Morgan.

    And unfortunately for the American public, Morgan's heart belongs to MLS player Servando Carrasco, a fellow Cal Bear she's been dating since 2007.

38. Paris Hilton

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    WAG of: Oscar De La Hoya, Brian Urlacher, Chad Muska, Matt Leinart, Jose Theodore, Andy Roddick, Cristiano Ronaldo, Mario Balotelli
    Day Job: Heiress, amateur porn star, reality TV star...etc...etc...etc...

    You've probably heard people say that Paris Hilton is "famous for being famous," which is not inaccurate. That being said, the hotel heiress has kept herself incredibly busy over the last decade. 

    Hilton has dated dozens of high-profile athletes and celebrities, starred in various reality shows, launched an ill-fated music career, wrote a book or two, slapped her name on an untold number of products, and she even found time to do a little acting. 1 Night in Paris is probably her best-known starring role—how Million Dollar Baby nabbed the Oscar over it for best picture in 2004 is beyond me.

37. Sara Carbonero

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    WAG of: Iker Casillas
    Day Job: Sports reporter 

    Spanish stunner Sara Carbonero was named The Sexiest Sports Reporter in the World by FHM in 2009. She has been dating Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas since 2009. 

    The couple announced they were engaged in the spring of 2012. Carbonero is currently pregnant with their first (extremely beautiful and sports-inclined) child.

36. Kate Hudson

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    WAG of: Baron Davis, Lance Armstrong, Adam Scott, Alex Rodriguez
    Day Job: Actress

    Actress Kate Hudson is best-known for her breakout role in the Cameron Crowe classic Almost Famous. Since then she has gone on to appear in a series of romantic comedies, each one worse than the last. 

    Hudson has dated a number of actors and athletes since her divorce from musician Chris Robinson in 2007. Most recently, she was linked to PGA golfer Adam Scott and Yankees dud Alex Rodriguez—both were in 2009.

35. Minka Kelly

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    WAG of: Derek Jeter
    Day Job: Actress 

    Actress Minka Kelly rose to fame as part of the cast of NBC's Friday Night Lights, the critically acclaimed but viewer deficient drama about a high school football team that ran from 2006-11. 

    Kelly is likely best-known as the leading lady of Yankees stud Derek Jeter. The aesthetically pleasing duo dated from 2008-12—they briefly reunited after splitting for a few moths but ultimately couldn't make it work.

34. Jenny McCarthy

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    WAG of: Brian Urlacher
    Day Job: Former naked model, crusader against vaccinations 

    Jenny McCarthy, former Playboy Playmate of the Year 1993, has tried her hand at acting, writing and television hosting. Yet her most famous role still remains her short-lived stint on the MTV '90s dating show Singled Out. 

    Per Rachel Maresca of the New York Daily News, McCarthy is reported to be dating former New Kids on the Block singer Donnie Wahlberg at the moment, which is the first high-profile romance since she dated recently retired Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher in 2012.

33. Irina Shayk

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    WAG of: Ronaldinho, Cristiano Ronaldo
    Day Job: Model 

    Russian model Irina Shayk landed the coveted cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2011, which was two Kate Uptons ago. She has been dating Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo since they met on a photo shoot for Armani Exchange in May 2010. 

    The couple is still together despite widespread rumors in April 2013 that Ronaldo was cheating on Shayk with a Brazilian model named "Miss BumBum," per Tom Wells of The Sun. Only that guy could cheat on a girl who looks like this. 

32. Elisha Cuthbert

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    WAG of: Shaun White, Sean Avery, Mike Komisarek, Dion Phaneuf
    Day Job: Actress

    Actress Elisha Cuthbert's most famous role was in the Fox drama 24; she played Kim Bauer, the daughter of the series' central character, Jack Bauer. 

    Cuthbert famously dated infamous NHL agitator Sean Avery before finding love with Maple Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf. The couple were married in July 2013.

31. Gabrielle Union

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    WAG of: Chris Howard, Darren Sharper, Dwyane Wade
    Day Job: Actress 

    Actress Gabrielle Union kicked off her movie career with supporting roles in 10 Things I Hate About You in 1999 and Bring It On in 2000. She was married to retired NFL running back Chris Howard from 2001-06. 

    Union also dated former safety Darren Sharper before settling down with Heat superstar Dwyane Wade in 2008. A relationship, per Michael Walsh of the New York Daily News, that may or may not have overlapped with D-Wade's marriage to his first wife, Siohvaughn Funches.

30. Jessica Simpson

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    WAG of: Bam Margera, Tony Romo, Eric Johnson
    Day Job: Fashion designer, singer, reality star 

    Jessica Simpson made her name as a second-tier version of the late-'90s blond teen-girl pop phenomenon anchored by Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera.

    After divorcing ex-husband Nick Lachey (98 Degrees), the singer-turned-reality star, quasi-actress and, most recently, designer of her own fashion line dated skater/agitator Bam Margera and Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo before settling down with her current fiance—former NFL tight end Eric Johnson.

29. Hilary Duff

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    WAG of: Mike Comrie
    Day Job: Actress, singer, songwriter 

    Actress and singer Hilary Duff made her name as the star of the Disney’s hit “tween” cable and movie franchise Lizzie Maguire.

    After enduring a romantic relationship with the notoriously erratic former teen pop idol Aaron Carter in the early 2000s, she did what any girl would do after dating Carter and repeatedly clashing with rival Lindsay Lohan: Duff married retired NHL center Mike Comrie in 2010. Duff gave birth to the couple’s first son, Luca, in March of last year.

28. Jenna Jameson

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    WAG of: Tito Ortiz, Jon "Bones" Jones
    Day Job: Porn star, model, porn empress 

    Jenna Jameson became the “it girl” of the porn industry, starring in hundreds of films and photo spreads before starting her own production company and becoming one of its most successful executives.

    Jameson started dating ex-beau, father of her two sons and former UFC champion Tito Ortiz in 2006, and after a nasty breakup in 2010, Jameson and Ortiz have been engaged in a gnarly custody battle. Meanwhile, per Robert Xavier of Busted Coverage, Jameson has most recently been linked to another MMA fighter, Jon “Bones” Jones.

27. Cheryl Cole

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    WAG of: Ashley Cole
    Day Job: Singer, TV personality 

    British pop star and former host of both the U.K. and U.S. versions of Simon Cowell’s The X-Factor Cheryl Cole got her start after winning a spot as a member of England’s Girls Aloud, an all-girl pop group created as part of the ITV reality show Popstars: The Rivals.

    The brunette beauty has since gone on to produce several solo albums and become a staple of fashion and glamour magazines. Although, Cole had some serious disappointments in recent years too...like being unceremoniously fired from the U.S. version of The X-Factor and her nasty, public divorce from philandering ex-husband and footballer Ashley Cole.

26. Lindsey Vonn

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    WAG of: Thomas Vonn, Tiger Woods
    Day Job: Alpine skier 

    U.S. alpine ski racer Lindsey Vonn has the good fortune of being terrific at every level of competition—winning gold medals at the 2009 World Championships and 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games—as well as being incredibly hot. Championships + beauty = stardom.

    Vonn married fellow skier Thomas Vonn in 2007, but the two split after just four years. Today, Vonn is dating PGA superstar Tiger Woods, and what they have together is…uh…highly profitable?

25. Hayden Panettiere

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    WAG of: Scotty McKnight, Wladimir Klitschko
    Day Job: Actress

    Actress Hayden Panettiere’s breakout role was on the hit NBC series Heroes, where she, if nothing else, guaranteed herself work once a year as a celebrity guest at Comic-Con. The all-American beauty also held a supporting role in the film Remember the Titans and currently stars in the television drama Nashville.

    Panettiere is engaged to star heavyweight boxer/Most Interesting Man in the World Wladimir Klitschko. They've been together since 2009, breaking up for a short time from 2011-12, when Panettiere dated (then) Jets wide receiver Scotty McKnight, before resuming her romance with the Ukrainian-born fighter again in 2013.

24. Brooklyn Decker

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    WAG of: Andy Roddick
    Day Job: Model, actress, TV personality 

    Model and actress Brooklyn Decker was a regular feature in Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue from 2006-10, famously gracing the cover in her final appearance. The bikini-bombshell has recently transitioned into acting, having landed minor roles in several television shows and the big-budget bust Battleship.

    Decker started dating retired U.S. men’s tennis star Andy Roddick in 2007 before the two tied the knot in 2009. Recently retired Roddick should be counting his lucky stars that he cashed in when the gettin' was good.

23. Olivia Munn

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    WAG of: Brad Richards
    Day Job: Actress 

    Actress Olivia Munn has had a pretty interesting career. Her first role was in a low-budget horror film called Scarecrow Gone Wild in 2004. She went on to hosting duties at the G4 network for several years and a brief stint on The Daily Show before her acting career really began to take off in 2010.

    Munn has mostly dated actors but made an exception for Rangers forward Brad Richards. The couple reportedly began dating in the fall of 2011. It looked like things were serious after they spent the holidays together, but less than two weeks into the new year, their split was announced.

22. Erin Andrews

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    WAG of: Aaron Rodgers, Jarret Stoll
    Day Job: Sports reporter 

    Erin Andrews transformed into one of the most prominent female broadcasters in sports media and a fixture on ESPN after making the career jump from several regional positions as a sports reporter. She left ESPN in 2012 and now hosts Fox Sports' college football studio show and contributes to other feature sports programs on the network.

    Andrews dated Green Bay Packers star quarterback Aaron Rodgers for nearly a year after the two began dating in the summer of 2010 (no confirmation regarding whether their relationship was strained by their phonetically identical names leading to frustrating rhetorical pretzels). Most recently, she’s been seeing the Los Angeles Kings’ Jarret Stoll, who just suffered a very scary seizure.

21. Carrie Underwood

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    WAG of: Tony Romo, Mike Fisher
    Day Job: Singer, songwriter 

    Country cutie Carrie Underwood rose to fame as the winner of Season 4 of Fox's fading reality singing competition American Idol in 2005. She is by far the best-selling of all the show's alumni—Season 1 winner Kelly Clarkson is a distant second. 

    Her star was on the rise when she began dating Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo in 2007. They split a year later; Underwood wasn't cut out for that circus in Dallas, opting instead for a low-key love affair with hockey player Mike Fisher. The couple married in January 2011.

20. Tyra Banks

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    WAG of: Mark Messier, Rick Fox, Chris Webber
    Day Job: Model, media mogul, reality TV star 

    In 1987, model-turned-media mogul Tyra Banks was signed by Elite Models—she was just 16. A decade later, she was named the Super Model of the Year by VH1, the same year she was signed by Victoria's Secret and became the first black female to appear on the covers of GQ and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. 

    The bankable superstar has yet to find Mr. Right, but plenty of Mr. Right Nows have kept her attention over the last two decades in the spotlight. Banks' three-year affair with retired baller Chris Webber lasted from 2001-04; it was the second-longest relationship of her life.

19. Gemma Atkinson

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    WAG of: Alan Smith, Darren Bent, Cristiano Ronaldo, Marcus Bent 

    Day Job: Model, actress

    Gorgeous English model-turned-actress Gemma Atkinson is often erroneously referred to as the daughter of comedian Rowan Atkinson, whom you may know better as Mr. Bean. Though, it should come as no surprise that this busty beauty isn't actually related to the gangly comedian.

    She dated a number of footballers, but her relationship with Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo back in 2007 was likely what scared her off them for good. Atkinson told The Sun at the time that the relationship fizzled out after Ronaldo was caught "shagging prostitutes." Can't blame her.

18. Kate Upton

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    WAG of: Mark Sanchez, Justin Verlander, Blake Griffin

    Day Job: Model

    Curvaceous model Kate Upton made her first appearance in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2011. By the time she appeared on the cover a year later, she had become one of the most famous models in the U.S. In the months leading up to her cover media blitz, Upton was rumored to be dating Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez, per the New York Post.

    The relationship was never officially confirmed, and by that March, she had already moved on to Tigers ace Justin Verlander. When Upton made the cover for the second consecutive year in 2013, she and Verlander were already a thing of the past! This girl is still too young and too ridiculously hot to settle down!

17. Halle Berry

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    WAG of: David Justice

    Day Job: Actress

    Actress Halle Berry made her movie debut with a supporting role in the 1991 Spike Lee classic Jungle Fever. An ageless wonder at 46, Berry looks like she ages one year for every five years the rest of us do. Unfortunately, she's got notoriously bad taste in men.  

    The only athlete Berry ever dated was retired baseball player David Justice. The couple married in 1993 and divorced in 1997. In an interview with Parade magazine a decade later, Berry revealed that the marriage was abusive and that she contemplated suicide after it fell apart.

16. Maria Sharapova

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    WAG of: Andy Roddick, Sasha Vujacic, Grigor Dimitrov 

    Day Job: Tennis player

    Russian tennis goddess Maria Sharapova has been one of the pre-eminent female sex symbols in sports over the last decade. She seems to like the company of other athletes, given that all of her serious relationships in the public eye have been with them. Sharapova dated American tennis washout Andy Roddick from 2005-06 before moving on to Slovenian basketball player Sasha Vujacic in 2009. 

    They were actually engaged for a while before breaking it off in August 2012. Sharapova rebounded quickly with Grigor Dimitrov, another tennis player and the rumored ex of rival Serena Williams, per The Sun, since the fall of '12. And if you're wondering if that has made things awkward between the rivals—it has. It really, really has.

15. Pamela Anderson

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    WAG of: Kelly Slater, David Binn, Matt Evers

    Day Job: Ugh...

    Let's just say that former Baywatch babe Pamela Anderson is a jack-of-all-trades, master of none. She's kind of like Paris Hilton—with forays into the worlds of modeling, acting, partial public nudity, pornography, writing, etc.—but without the financial backing of the Hilton Hotel empire. 

    Which actually makes her (nearly) 25-year-long career substantially more impressive. Anderson doesn't really have a type; by now, she's dated one of every type of man in the world and seems to land on an athlete every five or six years. Most recently, it was American pairs figure skater Matt Evers in 2012. I couldn't see the ex-Mrs. Tommy Lee settling down with an ice skater...neither could she.

14. Eva Longoria

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    WAG of: Tony Parker, Mark Sanchez

    Day Job: Actress

    After four years working as an actress in bit and supporting roles, Eva Longoria was cast in the drama Desperate Housewives, which premiered in the fall of 2004. The show, which lasted eight seasons, was a phenomenon in its first few seasons, and Longoria was the breakout star. She met Spurs point guard Tony Parker just months after the show premiered.

    They married in 2007, and she filed for divorce in late 2009 after learning that Parker had been having a relationship with the wife of a teammate. In the summer of 2012, Longoria started dating Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez, but she dumped him after just three months. She must have caught a few Jets games and couldn't bear the public shame.

13. Shakira

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    WAG of: Gerard Pique

    Day Job: Singer, TV personality

    Colombian singer Shakira, she of the belly-baring crop tops and hypnotic hips, has enjoyed massive musical success in Latin America since the mid-'90s. Her 2006 single, "Hips Don't Lie," was a global sensation, but other than that, her musical success in the U.S. has been marginal. 

    Shakira has been dating Spanish footballer Gerard Pique since the spring of 2010. The couple are obviously in no hurry to get hitched, but they welcomed their first child in January 2013. And, of course, she showed up as a judge on The Voice two months later looking like nothing had ever happened!

12. Anna Kournikova

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    WAG of: Sergei Fedorov, Pavel Bure, Mark Philippoussis
    Day Job: Famous blonde 

    Russian looker Anna Kournikova's tennis career was relatively brief and peaked around 2000. She became bogged down by injury shortly thereafter, playing her last match as a professional just three years later. Kournikova has been off the market since meeting Latin lover Enrique Iglesias in 2001, but prior to that, she was into jocks. 

    She was briefly married to Hall of Fame hockey player Sergei Fedorov—it didn't last. The fact that Kournikova's relationship with another hockey player, Pavel Bure, reportedly overlapped with Fedorov was a good indicator that things probably weren't going to last forever.

11. Victoria Beckham

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    WAG of: David Beckham
    
Day Job: Fashion designer, sometimes singer

    In the mid-'90s, semi-retired singer Victoria Beckham was one of the biggest stars in the world. Back then, she was Victoria Adams, a member of the all-girl group the Spice Girls and best-known as Posh Spice. She works mostly in fashion today, although the Spice Girls occasionally reunite—they performed at the closing ceremonies of the 2012 Olympics in London. 

    It wasn't long after the Spice Girls burst onto the music scene that she met English footballer David Beckham, also a massive global superstar. The Beckhams were married in 1999, and today they are still together with four children. That's not to say their relationship hasn't had a few very public bumps along the road.

10. Rihanna

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    WAG of: Matt Kemp, Rashard Lewis, J.R. Smith 

    Day Job: Singer

    Sexy R&B singer Rihanna has been no stranger to controversy in recent years, which may be why she's emerged as one of the biggest music stars in the world. Sex and scandal sell, and there are few people sexier and more scandalous than Ms. Rihanna. 

    Obviously, her high-profile relationship with abusive singer Chris Brown is well-documented at this point, but it seems their brief reconciliation is finally over. Per HollywoodLife.com, Rihanna has moved on to another reconciled relationship, this one with Knicks forward J.R. Smith. Well...maybe.

9. Kim Kardashian

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    WAG of: Reggie Bush, Cristiano Ronaldo, Miles Austin, Kris Humphries
    
Day Job: Ugh...

    It's hard to imagine, but less than six years ago, Kim Kardashian was mostly known as Paris Hilton's friend with the ample caboose. What a difference a sex tape makes, right? In 2007 Kim Kardashian: Superstar, her sex tape with Ray J, hit the market, and the world would never be the same.

    Neither would the sports world. Kardashian began dating NFL running back Reggie Bush within months. She also dated wide receiver Miles Austin and footballer Cristiano Ronaldo briefly before her conman sham wedding to the Celtics' Kris Humphries. Today, she is probably spending most days wrangling inexplicably hostile singer Kanye West, the father of her newborn, who enjoys assaulting strangers.

8. Mariah Carey

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    WAG of: Derek Jeter

    Day Job: Singer

    Songbird Mariah Carey is among the 10 highest-selling musical artists of all time. To date, she has sold more albums than Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, AC/DC and The Rolling Stones—and in a much shorter period of time. 

    Carey's career peaked in the late '90s, which happens to be right around the time she dated Yankees lady-killer Derek Jeter. Which is no coincidence. The Jeet may not be in the prime of his career anymore, but he always dates the ladies in the prime of theirs.

7. Elizabeth Taylor

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    WAG of: Glenn Davis, Ralph Kiner
    Day Job: Actress 

    Legendary screen siren Elizabeth Taylor is one of the most famous and beloved actresses in history. She was famously married eight times to seven different men, probably because she loved diamonds so much. 

    Taylor didn't marry any athletes, but at one time or another, she was linked to NFL player Glenn Davis and Hall of Fame baseball player Ralph Kiner.

6. Naomi Campbell

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    WAG of: Mike Tyson

    Day Job: Model

    Of all the supermodels who rose to fame in the early '90s, English model Naomi Campbell may be the only one still in demand at the age of 43—despite a number of unpleasant incidents and convictions for assault!

    Campbell has had an awful lot of flings in the last 20 years, but her brief relationship with retired boxer Mike Tyson in the late '80s was the only time she ever dated an athlete.

5. Madonna

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    WAG of: Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman, Alex Rodriguez
    
Day Job: Singer

    Pop star Madonna has had countless high-profile relationships since rising to fame in the mid-'80s. She was rumored to have been involved with Scottie Pippen for a while before moving on to his more flamboyant Bulls teammate in the '90s.

    Madonna divorced British director Guy Ritchie in 2008 and quickly rebounded with Yankees albatross Alex Rodriguez. That happened to be about the time he was divorcing his first wife, Cynthia. And if you think the timing was convenient...you're not alone.

4. Adriana Lima

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    WAG of: Marko Jaric
    Day Job: Model 

    Brazilian beauty Adriana Lima is only 32 years old, which is hard to believe, considering she's been at the top of the fashion world since signing on as a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2000.

    Lima has been married to Serbian basketball player Marko Jaric since 2009. The happy couple welcomed their first child in 2009 and their second in 2012.

3. Marilyn Monroe

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    WAG of: Joe DiMaggio
    Day Job: Actress

    It's been over 50 years since actress Marilyn Monroe was found dead at her Hollywood home in August 1962, yet today she remains one of the most famous women in the world. 

    Monroe's most famous relationship was with one of the most famous Yankees of all time—Mr. Joe DiMaggio. Almost all of her relationships are proof that opposites do, in fact, attract. 

2. Beyonce

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    WAG of: Jay-Z
    Day Job: Singer, actress, international superstar 

    International superstar Beyonce Knowles has been with international music mogul Jay-Z since 2002. Jay-Z is also part owner of the Brooklyn Nets and, apparently, now a sports agent representing Thunder big man Kevin Durant.

    Beyonce gave birth to the couple's first child (Blue Ivy...) in 2012 and, per E! News, is reportedly pregnant with their second (Purple Dandelion...Green Oak Tree?). 

1. Gisele Bundchen

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    WAG of: Kelly Slater, Tom Brady
    Day Job: Model, mogul 

    Brazilian bombshell Gisele Bundchen has been among the most famous and recognizable faces in fashion for well over a decade. In fact, she's on pace to become the world's first billionaire model.

    That being the case, who else could she have settled down with than Mr. Wonderful himself, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. The couple have two kids together. So human race, bow down to your future king and queen.

    *And after you do that, you should follow me on Twitter. Just sayin'...