Just in Time for Valentine’s Day: A Look at Sports Couples
Feb 4, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz (86) kisses his wife Julie Ertz after defeating the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
In honor of Valentine’s Day here’s a look at the couples in the world of sports. Some athletes marry models while others marry singers, or fellow athletes.
Tom Brady & Gisele Bundchen
The six-time Super Bowl champion quarterback of the New England Patriots Brady married Gisele in 2001. Bundchen is a former Victoria’s Secret model, as well as other professional modeling.
Steph & Ayesha Curry
Steph is a multiple champion point guard for the Golden State Warriors. Ayesha is a celebrity chef who is seen cheering her husband on at every game. They have been married since 2011.
David & Victoria Beckham
The retired world-famous soccer player Beckham, married the former Spice Girl, Victoria in 1999.
P.K. Subban & Lindsey Vonn
Subban plays for the New Jersey Devils. Vonn is a former Olympic gold medal alpine skier. They have been together since 2018.
Alex Morgan & Servando Carrasco
Morgan was a member of the defending women’s World Cup Championship team. Carrasco plays for the L.A. Galaxy of the MLS. They were married in 2014.
Mia Hamm & Nomar Garciaparra
Hamm is a retired member of the U.S. Olympic soccer team. Garciaparra is a retired Major League Baseball shortstop who played most of his career with the Boston Red Sox. The couple married in 2003.
Megan Rapinoe & Sue Bird
Rapinoe is a two time Women’s World Cup Champion, as well as an Olympic gold medalist. Bird is a four-time Olympic gold medal winner. She has also won three WNBA Championships. The two have been together since 2016.
Kate Upton & Justin Verlander
Verlander is a multiple Cy Young award-winning MLB pitcher. Upton is an actress and model, who was a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover model. They’ve been married since 2017, just three days after Verlander and the Houston Astros won the World Series.
Alex Rodriguez & Jennifer Lopez
Rodriquez is a former 14 time MLB All-Star, whose career was marred by admitted steroid use. Lopez is an acclaimed actress and singer, who performed at halftime of the past Super Bowl. The two have been engaged since March 2019.
Aaron Rodgers & Danica Patrick
Rodgers is a former Super Bowl champion, and current Packers quarterback. Patrick is a retired race car driver. The two have been a couple since 2018.
Zach & Julie Ertz
Zach is a Super Bowl-winning tight end for the Philadelphia Eagles. Julie is a two time Women’s World Cup champion. The couple married in 2017.
Andre Agassi & Steffi Graf
Agassi was an eight-time Grand Slam tennis champion. Graf won 22 women’s tennis Grand Slam titles. They’ve been married since 2001.
Russell Wilson & Ciara
Wilson is the Super Bowl champion quarterback for the Seahawks. Ciara is a Grammy award-winning artist. They have been married since 2016.
Dwyane Wade & Gabrielle Union
Wade is a retired former NBA All-Star and NBA Champion. Union is an actress. They were married in 2014.