While NFL stars make their living playing for a team, some athletes are also known for a different type of partnership. From beauty queens and models to reality stars and artists, some of football's finest are happily married to beautiful and glamorous women who are famous in their own right. Here's a look at some of the NFL's most fashionable husband and wife duos.
Before becoming known for roles on "Baywatch" and "Law & Order: SVU," "Rizzoli & Isles" star Angie Harmon (40) walked the runway for designers Armani, Donna Karan, and Calvin Klein. In 2001, she married New York Giants cornerback Jason Sehorn (41), who proposed to her on "The Tonight Show" in front of a live audience. The couple have three daughters together - Finley (9), Avery (7), and Emery (3).
After becoming Miss Missouri USA 2008 and finishing in the top ten at the Miss USA pageant, Candice Crawford (25) worked as a reporter for a Texas television station. She began dating Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (32) in 2009, and the pair tied the knot in May 2011. The couple's first child , a son named Hawkins Crawford Romo, arrived on April 9, 2012.
Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen (32) has modeled for some of the best-known fashion houses in the world, including Dolce & Gabbana, Christian Dior, Victoria's Secret, and Valentino. In 2006, Gisele began dating Tom Brady (35), quarterback for the New England Patriots, whom she married in 2009. The couple welcomed a son, Benjamin Rein, in December 2009; they are currently expecting their second child.
A native of Kansas, Danni Boatwright (37) represented her state in the 1992 Miss Teen USA pageant and the 1996 Miss USA competition, where she finished first runner-up behind Ali Landry. In 2005, Danni appeared on the show "Survivor: Guatemala," which she ultimately won. These days, Boatwright is happily married to former Kansas City Chiefs center Casey Wiegmann (39), with whom she has two children.
In 2009, Carrie Prejean (25) was first runner-up in the Miss USA pageant, where she gained national attention for her controversial answer regarding same-sex marriages. She's also a published author and has modeled for such stores as Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdales, and Nordstrom. In July 2010, Prejean married Oakland Raiders quarterback Kyle Boller (31); the couple welcomed their first child - a daughter named Grace Christina - in May 2011.
Kendra Wilkinson (27) got her break in 2004, when she began dating Playboy mogul Hugh Hefner. In addition to appearing in several magazines, she and two of Hefner's other girlfriends appeared in the reality series "Girls Next Door." In 2009, the petite blonde married Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Hank Baskett (30), and the two launched their own reality show, "Kendra." Wilkinson gave birth to the couple's son, Hank Baskett IV, on December 11, 2009.
Before starring on the second season of "Survivor," Elisabeth Filarski (35) designed footwear for the Puma shoe company. In July 2002, "The View" co-host married ESPN analyst and former NFL quarterback Tim Hasselbeck (34). The pair have three children - a daughter named Grace Elisabeth (7) and two sons named Taylor Thomas (5) and Isaiah Timothy (3).
Over the years, Holly Robinson Peete (48) has worked as an actress, singer, talk show host, and spokesmodel. Best known for her roles in "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper" and "21 Jump Street," Holly married NFL quarterback Rodney Peete (46) in 1995. Still going strong, the happily married duo have four children together - twins Ryan Elizabeth and Rodney Jr. (15) and sons Robinson (10) and Roman (7).
In addition to appearing on "Real Housewives of Atlanta" Kim Zolciak (34) keeps busy developing her own line of wigs and brand of wine. Kim met Atlanta Falcons defensive end Kroy Biermann (26) in 2010, and the two married in November 2011. The couple are parents to two sons - Kroy Jagger (born in May 2011) and Kash Kade (born in August 2012) - and Zolciak's two daughters from a previous relationship.
Maria Cribbs, makeup artist and wife of Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Cribbs, has frequently made headlines for her opinionated tweets. In 2009, she strongly advocated for her husband's contract renewal; in 2011, she traded barbs with fans who disapproved of her husband's friendship with LeBron James (who had recently left the Cleveland Cavaliers). The couple married in 2002 and have a two children - a daughter named Kimorah and a son named Israel.
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