Behind every great man, is an even greater woman. This is especially the case when it comes to NFL star athletes. From the most famous models in the world to unstoppable and empowering entrepreneurs, NFL girlfriends and wives are sure-fire, stunners.
Popular Everything heard the rumors about how wonderful these women are and decided to do some digging to find out who they are and what they are all about. It’s no wonder their football playing partners have so much motivation to succeed. At a glance, it’s easy to see that these women are drop-dead gorgeous, but we are here to tell you that they are so much more than just that.
Nicole Williams & Larry English
Nicole made Larry the luckiest man on the planet when she said “I do.” The 31-year-old model does not look a day over 25. These two have been dating for years, and when they agreed to be on the reality TV show, WAGS, the world got a little peek of their odd relationship.
Nicole is a Canadian born model and founder of her own swimwear line, Nia Lynn. She stays busy running her own business, but the pair always makes sure to make time to support each other and their various endeavors. They have not had children, but we’re sure they’ll be absolutely beautiful.
Katherine Webb & A.J. McCarron
Katherine Webb is a stunning model, beauty queen, and TV personality. In 2012 she won the Miss Alabama USA title. What really got the world’s attention was her appearance during the 2013 BCS broadcast of the National Championship Game.
One reporter publically gushed over her good looks, and A.J. McCarron was watching. At that point, she was already dating the love of her life, A.J. Eventually the two made it official and tied the knot. Together they have a son named Tripp. It’s easy to say that Katherine made A.J. a very lucky man.
Lauren & Ryan Tannehill
Lauren and Ryan’s relationship status went from “in a relationship,” to “married,” and there is no question about why he put a ring on her finger. Lauren is an incredibly gorgeous blonde from Atlanta, Georgia. Not only that but she is a loving and dedicated mom to their young children, Ryan and Steel.
Lauren’s southern hospitality and dedication to raising a beautiful family surely helps the Miami Dolphins player get through the football season. The two met at Texas A&M University where they both studied and graduated. They look adorable in all their pictures together. Luckily, they’re one of the few NFL couples that are lacking the drama.
Brande Roderick & Glenn Cadrez
The retired NFL quarterback, Glenn Cadrez, became one of the luckiest men on earth when he married Brande. This lovely woman is a model and actress, most known for her role in the popular drama series, Baywatch. In addition to becoming a successful Playboy model, the star was also featured in several films, including Starsky & Hutch and The Nanny Diaries.
Roderick was also notably on the All-Star Celebrity Apprentice TV series where she raised $20,000 for the charity Promises2Kids. Brande and Glenn have since decided to take a break from their careers, buckle down and give 100% of their efforts to taking care of their family.
Leila Lopes & Ositadimma Umenyiora
This beautiful woman is Leila Lopes. She is an actress, model and beauty queen. She is also the wife of former Atlanta Falcons player, Ositadimma Umenyiora. Now this former NFL player didn’t just marry any beauty queen, he married Miss Universe!
In 2011, Lopes won the most coveted title in the beauty queen world, and she marked her name in history books by becoming the first woman from Angola to do so. Leila and Ositadimma, or Osi married on May 20, 2015, and on February 2018, the couple announced their first child on the way.
Kendra Wilkinson and Hank Baskett
Kendra Wilkinson might be known for her appearance in Hefner’s reality show, Girls Next Door, there is much more to this former Playmate that meets the eye. Over the years, Wilkinson has built up an impressive resume as a television personality, model, businesswoman, and author.
Baskett has had two own reality series of her own, Kendra and Kendra on Top. She has also appeared in a variety of other shows such as Dancing with the Stars and E! True Hollywood Story. After being married since 2009, Kendra and Hank sadly filed for divorce this past year.
Brandie LaBomme & Vontaze Burfict
Cincinnati Bengals’ linebacker, Vontaze Burfict does not have the best reputation in the NFL. He is known for having a little bit of a temper as well as playing dirty on the field. However, when it comes to the beautiful love of his life, he is a total sweety.
His girlfriend Brandie is a total stunner. She and Vontaze have a son together and she has been by her man’s side through all the rough patches in his career. Brandie plans on continuing to do so for the rest of his career. Clearly, she’s got the linebacker’s back.
Olivia Munn & Aaron Rogers
Actress, model and activist Olivia Munn is stunning inside and out. She has made appearances in several movies and shows including X-Men, New Girl, and The Daily Show. Munn and Greenbay Packers quarterback, Aaron Rogers dated from 2014 until 2017. It only makes sense that these two stars caught each other’s eyes, even if it didn’t last long.
In addition to her acting career, this beauty has also appeared in advertising campaigns for big brand names such as Nike, Pepsi, and Neutrogena. Not only that but she is also well known for her charity work and environmentalism.
Candice Crawford & Tony Romo
Tony Romo is currently an American football television analyst and former quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL. He’s widely successful and played with the same team for 14 seasons in a row. In addition to his professional and athletic success, Romo was successful in picking a lovely woman to be his wife.
He and the stunning Candice Crawford have been married since the year 2011 and are still going strong. Together they have three adorable children.
Chantel Jeffries & DeSean Jackson
DeSean Jackson is the wide receiver for the Tampa Bay, Buccaneers. He played college football for the University of Berkeley where he caught the eye of several scouts. His talents are undeniable and are really shining in his games. DeSean used to date the lovely Chantel Jeffries.
Jeffries is a DJ record producer, actress, and model. Her debut single “Wait” was a huge success in 2018, peaking at No. 10 on the Billboard Hot Dance/Electronic Songs. Chantell and DeSean seemed to be a perfect match, but it didn’t work out the way they planned and the two went their separate ways.
Jessie James Decker & Eric Decker
If this couple is not the most beautiful couple you’ve ever seen, you should probably get your eyes checked. Eric Decker is a former wide receiver in the NFL. He was drafted by the Dever Broncos in 2010. Jessie James is the famous country singer we all love to listen to on repeat.
She’s an absolute stunner and is very open about her relationship with her husband. According to Jessie, it’s important to be spontaneous with your man. Now that Eric is retired, the two lovebirds have a lot of free time.
October Gonzalez & Tony Gonzalez
This is a tricky one. With the gorgeous October Gonzalez and former tight end Tony Gonzalez sharing the same surname you’d expect them to be married, right? Not entirely so.
It turns out the pair had what’s known as a ‘commitment ceremony’ back in 2007. The American television personality from Fox’s Beat Shazam hit it off with the NFL legend right away, with the couple even sharing two children together. So, this may not be your stereotypical union of matrimony, but these two stars love each other all the same.
Jessica Simpson & Eric Johnson
When the glamorous pop icon, Jessica Simpson met the NFL hunk, Eric Johnson in 2010, she knew she had met the one. In fact, the pair were so sure of their love they decided to get engaged just six months after meeting.
It seems Johnson was so enamored by the thought of having such a beautiful wife; he just couldn’t wait to put a ring on it. The couple has two children together, with another one on the way. This is the couple that just keeps going from strength to strength.
Kristin Cavallari & Jay Cutler
Kristin is married to the former Chicago Bears and Miami Dolphins quarterback, Jay Cutler. Kristin used to be on the reality TV show The Hills and now has become a well-known TV personality. Her glamorous life and time spent under the limelight had her frequently bumping into celebrity athletes.
When she met Jay Cutler, there was an instant attraction, and they decided to start dating. Fast forwards, a few years and the two are married, raising a team of their own. They have two sons and a daughter that are all close in age and super cute.
Gisele Bundchen & Tom Brady
Tom Brady has a pretty sweet track record when it comes to dating. This sweetheart has five Superbowl rings, but none of them can amount to the one he gave to his supermodel wife, Gisele Bundchen.
Brady and Gisele met on a blind date only a few weeks after Bradey and his ex, Bridget Moynahan, broke up. Things were going well for the two until Brady found out that his ex was pregnant with his son. Despite this, love conquered all and Gisele decided to stick around. Now that she’s standing on the sidelines, it’s hard to pay attention to Brady’s games.
Sasha Lee Dindayal & Antonio Gates
Sasha Lee Dindayal first became known in Hollywood when she appeared on the show WAGS on E! The show is about the lives of women who are dating or married to famous athletes. However, before this point of her career, Sasha made her cash as a hip-hop video star, and a model.
She’s clearly proved herself ready for a life of fame. Sasha and Antonio Gates dated for a while before they decided to tie the knot. Together Sasha and Antonio have two beautiful children. While Antonio is making moves on the field, Sasha is looking after the kids and managing her own business.
Camille Kostek & Rob Gronkowski
Camille Kostek is the Sports Illustrated swimsuit model who had Rob Gronowski wrapped around her finger. Rob began dating Camille soon after he resigned from the New England Patriots. Although they did not want to go public about their relationship at first; it was hard not to notice something was going on based on their Instagram posts.
In addition to modeling, Kostek is also a trained dancer and former professional cheerleader. She has also worked as an anchor for local channels such as FOX CT and ABC6. Gronk and Camille split up for a short period of time in 2017, but have since reunited and are going strong.
Kerry Washington & Nnamdi Asomugha
The Scandal star, Kerry Washington, has all eyes on her no matter where she goes. Not only is the world obsessed with the award-winning drama, but also with it’s leading lady. She has a fierce sense of style and great taste in men.
Kerry married former NFL player, Nnamdi Asomugha, back in the year 2013. The two of them are extremely private to the point that their closest friends didn’t even know that they were getting married. Nnamdi Asomugha is a former cornerback who played for the Oakland Raiders, and Philadelphia Eagles as well as the San Francisco 49ers.
Mercedes Dollson & Le’veon Bell
Le’Veon Bell is the football running back for the Pitsburg Steelers. He’s got a good reputation on the field and a terrible reputation with the ladies. He may have been able to date one of the most gorgeous women, but in the end, he blew it. Dollson and Bell had a very serious relationship.
They agreed to get married, but while Dollson wore her engagement ring, her fiance did not. Bell reportedly got one of the RAMS cheerleaders pregnant and had been cheating with several different women. After this whole scandal broke out, everyone had their eyes on Dollson.
Jennifer Walcott & Adam Archuleta
Famed glamour model, Jennifer Walcott is well known for her time working for Playboy magazine. Walcott also had her face on tons of screens when she made an appearance in one of Justin Timberlake and Marc Anthony’s music videos years ago.
Today, Jennifer is leading a totally different life now that she is married to the famous and former NFL safety, Adam Archuleta. Adam played in the NFL for seven straight seasons before he resigned. Apparently, he is focusing on being a father to his son, Jett. Of course, he is also using this free time to be with his stunning wife, Jennifer.
Brittany Matthews & Patrick Mahomes
Brittney Matthews has officially tied down Kansas City Chiefs’ quarterback, Patrick Mahomes. After being drafted by the Chiefs in 2017 and earning a spot on the starting line, Mahomes has since been recognized as a football sensation.
Brittany and Patrick are one of the cutest couples in the NFL, and that’s because they were high school sweethearts. They also have a lot in common. Brittany is an athlete herself; she played college soccer at UT Tyler and went on to play soccer professionally when she got an amazing opportunity in Iceland. Despite the crazy schedules, these sweethearts found a way to stay together.
Ashley Nicole Roberts & Philip Wheeler
Philip Wheeler is an unforgettably talented linebacker. He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the third round after playing for Georgia Tech. So far he’s played for Oakland Raider, Miami Dolphins, San Fransisco 49ers and the Atlanta Falcons.
One of his many great accomplishments includes his marriage to the stunning Ashley Nicole Roberts. Ashley Nicole was on the show WAGS when she began to date Wheeler. Though the drama on reality T.V. can be destructive, the two love birds made it through it all and tied the knot.
Heather Mitts & A. J. Feeley
Heather Mitts is a gorgeous blonde who is just as tough as her football-playing husband A.J. Feeley. Mitts is a former professional soccer player. She held the defensive position in the 2012 Summer Olympics Women’s Tournament.
She and her husband get along so well because they are both sports fanatics. A. J. is a former NFL quarterback who was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in 2001. He and his lovely wife are the perfect examples of “couple goals,” because both of their lives revolve around sports. He used to play for the Miami Dolphins, Carolina Panthers, St. Louis Rams, and the San Diego Chargers. Now he’s 41, and he’s working on other projects with Heather.
Ciara & Russell Wilson
Everyone knows the famous singer, songwriter, and dancer, Ciara. This star keeps her self busy with her music career, but lucky for Seattle Seahawks quarterback, Russel Wilson, she also makes time for love. Wilson and Ciara tied the knot in July 2016 after dating for over a year.
Besides music and dancing, Ciara also boasts a successful career as a model. Despite the full schedule, you will still see Ciara on the sidelines, praising her man on game day. Not only that, but Ciara is also a mom. The all-star couple has a beautiful two-year-old daughter together.