We may know them for their athleticism on the field, but away from football, there are the wives and girlfriends who know these sports stars better than anyone else. These are some of the beauties who are either dating or married to the NFL players.
Lauren Tannehill – Wife of Ryan Tannehill
She has been married to Ryan Tannehill since 2012, so her football star beau must be used to all eyes being on his wife whenever she is around. When Tannehill was first drafted in the first round by Miami the same year the couple tied the knot, Lauren nearly stole her partner’s limelight as many could not take their eyes off of her beauty! The amateur model is sure to give her Instagram followers a glimpse of why people have to do a second take whenever she is around!
Ciara – Wife of Russell Wilson
Another very famous lady who married a football player is RnB artist Ciara. The 1, 2 Step hitmaker has been on the music scene since the early 2000’s and was a well-known name before being romantically linked to Seahawks quarterback, Russell Wilson. Ciara was previously in a relationship with Future, and they child welcomed a son with the same name. Now, the 32-year-old is married to her football star beau and is the proud mother of two, after welcoming a daughter named Sienna Princess with her husband.
Anna Congdon – Girlfriend of Saquon Barkley
While becoming the Penn State junior running back, Saquon Barkley started dating Penn State sophomore student, Anna Congdon. Fast forward to 2018, and Barkley played in his first NFL season for the Giants, and the couple welcomed a baby daughter named Jada Clare in April. The couple is not shy when it comes to sharing their love on Instagram, or their adorable baby daughter. We can’t really blame them either since the three of them make a beautiful little family.
Brittany Williams – Girlfriend of Josh Allen
Former Fresno State cheerleader, Brittany Williams, has been dating her NFL beau for just over a year, and the couple is certain to show off their love for one another. Brittany shows that she is the supportive girlfriend on her Instagram page, often supporting Josh at his football games, and wearing jerseys with his name. Josh recently signed to the Buffalo Bills, and Brittany claimed herself to be the First Lady of Buffalo. Moreover, Brittany has admitted that Josh was her eight-year-old crush with the pair growing up together.
Olivia Culpo – Girlfriend of Danny Amendola
The brunette beauty, Olivia Culpo, is currently dating Patriots wide receiver, Danny Amendola. Culpo often shows her support for her football star boyfriend on her Instagram page, most notably supporting him when he played in the Super Bowl this year. Meanwhile, Olivia is an actress and is also a former Miss Universe after winning the crown in 2012 in Las Vegas. Moreover, she has appeared as a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model, a job in which the beauty claimed to be a dream come true.
Mekenzie Steffen – Girlfriend of Jack Cichy
After playing college football at Wisconsin, Jack Cichy became the linebacker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFL. Meanwhile, he has been dating Mekenzie Steffen who has her own love for sports. Steffen is currently at the University of Wisconsin and plays for the hockey team, the Wisconsin Badgers. She was named the WCHA Player of the Month for March 2017, and WHCA All-Academic Team (2017-18). With Jack in Florida and Mekenzie still in Wisconsin, the pair is maintaining a long-distance relationship but proving to make it work.
Candice Crawford – Wife Of Tony Romo
Tony Romo has dated some high-profile women in the past, such as singers Jessica Simpson and Carrie Underwood. In the end, however, he tied the knot with Dallas’s own Candice Crawford, who is a former beauty queen. She won Miss Texas Teen USA in 2003 and 2005. In addition, she won Miss Missouri USA in 2007. Currently, she works as a sports reporter for a local Dallas TV station. The pair has two children: Hawkins and Rivers.
Elise Tate – Wife of Golden Tate
Elise Tate has been married to the Detroit Lions wide receiver, Golden Tate, since 2017, after first meeting in a bar during a college weekend. Earlier this year, they welcomed their first child, a daughter named Londyn Marie Tate and, since 2014, the couple has been running the Golden Future Foundation. Their foundation is a nonprofit dedicated to bettering the lives of veterans and their families, and every year Detroit Lions players and football fans come together to raise money. Last year the foundation raised an impressive $50,000.
Ashley Nicole Roberts – Wife of Philip Wheeler
Ashley Nicole Roberts married Falcons linebacker Philip Wheeler in June 2017, and the whole proposal from Wheeler was a featured storyline of the reality show WAGS Miami! The show showed everything from Wheeler ring shopping to the moment he popped the question to his model girlfriend. Their wedding was then documented in a two-part finale of the show, where their seven-year relationship finally became official. The couple is also the proud parents to two sons together named Deuce and Phox.
Dr. Mindy – Girlfriend of Arik Armstead
Yes, you read that right – Arik Armstead, defensiv end for the San Francisco 49ers, has a girlfriend who is not only gorgeous, but has the brains to match.
He may have had some rough seasons with his team in the past, but he definitely scored big in the romance department. Mindy recently graduated from medical school and, like her football-playing boyfriend, she likes to stay fit and active. She often shares her professional and physical fitness accomplishment on Instagram.
Carly Feduska – Girlfriend of Andrew Trumbetti
Carly Feduska was always on hand to support her boyfriend, Andrew Trumbetti during his time at the University of Notre Dame since she was the cheerleader for the football team. Following their time at University, Andrew became the linebacker for the Chicago Bears, and Carly continues to support her beau. As of March 2018, the gorgeous blonde couple has been together for three years, and seem to be supporting each other in all their endeavors following their time at university together.
Claudia Sampedro – Engaged to Julius Peppers
Since 2014, actress and model, Claudia Sampedro, has been in a relationship with Carolina Panthers linebacker, Julius Pepper. The couple shares one child together, and have two from former relationships. Meanwhile, Claudia became an internet sensation due to her similarities to Kim Kardashian, but her looks were not the only thing that she had in common with the reality television personality either. In fact, Sampedro dated another American football player Reggie Bush, after he famously dated Kim Kardashian.
October Gonzalez – Wife of Tony Gonzalez
October and Tony Gonzalez tied the knot in 2007 and have two children together – River and Malia. Before rising to fame, October featured in an episode of E! True Hollywood Story about football wives in 2009, and later rose to fame on the FOX game show series, Beat Shazam which was hosted by Jamie Foxx. She has since become a television show host and co-hosted Rachel Ray several times between 2014 and 2016, becoming a recognizable face in America.
Pilar Davis – Wife of Prince Amukamara
Pilar Davis is the wife of Chicago Bears quarterback, Prince Amukamara, who she met in 2011 while at a Manhattan nightclub. At the time, Prince did not tell his future wife what he did for a living and just said he had moved from Arizona to “live right.” After initially brushing off the sports star in the bar, the pair began exchanging emails, and soon they were dating. The happy couple tied the knot in 2014 and had since welcomed two children – Princess Paisley Amarachi and Princeton Amukamara.
Sasha Gates (Formerly Dindayal) – Wife of Antonio Gates
Sasha Gates may have been married to NFL tight end Antonio Gates since 2011, but she has her own career going on. Sasha used to be a hip-hop video star and model, and now has her own line of football baby clothes. The famous wife filmed for the American reality show WAGS on the E! network, and viewers got to watch as the happy couple welcomed their second child. Sasha and Antonio are the proud parents of a daughter named Ayla and a son named Aven.
Morrisa Jenkins – Wife of Malcolm Jenkins
Morrisa Jenkins met Eagles safety, Malcolm Jenkins, in 2008, and the couple has been married since 2011. They have since welcomed two daughters – Elle, in 2013 and Selah, just before Malcolm took to the Super Bowl field in 2018 to play for his team. Meanwhile, Morrisa is a talent in her own right and owns her own company, Meauz Moisture. Her company came about after she began developing her own products for hair and body in her kitchen and soon realized they were better than store bought.
Deja Harris – Girlfriend of Rashaad Penny
Deja Harris has been in a relationship with NFL player, Rashaad Penny for over a year after meeting at San Diego State. Just as Penny is a running back for the Seattle Seahawks, Deja was a student-athlete at San Diego State University before finishing last year and played as the middle blocker with the Aztecs women’s volleyball team. Meanwhile, while at school, Deja majored in pre-med with a minor in psychology and hoped to become a sports psychologist at a university.
Katherine Webb – Wife of AJ McCarron
She may be married to Bengals backup quarterback, AJ McCarron, but Katherine Webb in the former ‘Miss Alabama’ and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model. We can see why Miss Webb caught the eye of the football player, but she first caught peoples attention in 2012 after she appeared on TV during a college football game. She was offered to be a ‘Miss USA’ judge by President Donald Trump when after becoming an overnight celebrity. Katherine is currently expecting her second child with her football beau.
Viviana Volpicelli – Girlfriend of Nelson Agholor
He may play for the Philadelphia Eagles, but Nelson Agholor also has a lot to smile for off the pitch. The Nigerian born football star is currently dating Italian beauty blogger, Viviana Volpicelli, who boasts nearly 90,000 Instagram followers. The 22-year-old studied and graduated from the University of Southern California, and majored in real estate. Meanwhile, based on her Instagram page, Volpicelli has become an ambassador for clothing, skin care, and beauty sites. The blonde bombshell is often showcasing her enviable figure it the latest trends and must-haves.
Elizabeth Barry – Wife of Alex Smith
Elizabeth Barry became Elizabeth Smith in 2009 after she married Washington Redskins quarterback, Alex Smith. The couple got engaged in 2007 and, since tying the knot, they have welcomed three children – two sons named Hudson and Hayes, and a daughter named Sloane. Before playing for the Washington Redskins, Smith played for the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers. Meanwhile, before becoming Mrs. Smith, Elizabeth was an Oakland Raiders Cheerleader, and the couple supported rival teams. Nevertheless, they make the perfect team when it comes to their family.
Kristin Cavallari – Married to Jay Cutler
She rose to fame at 17-years-old when she starred on the reality series, Laguna Beach: The Real OC and Kristin Cavallari remains to be a household name all these years later. While maintaining her own successful career, she began dating Miami Dolphins quarterback, Jay Cutler, in 2010, and the pair married three years later.
Gisele Bundchen – Wife Of Tom Brady
They are one of the most famous couples in the world, with Tom Brady being one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL and Gisele being one of the most famous supermodels on the planet!
Jessie James Decker – Wife of Eric Decker
She has 2.9 million Instagram followers making Jessie James Decker is well-known in the public eye. The reality star and mother of three is the wife of the former Titans wide receiver, Eric Decker, and they are the proud parents of Vivianne Rose, Eric, and Forrest Bradley. Originally born in Italy, Jessie has gone on to become a singer/songwriter, with a full-length Christmas album set for release this year, as well as, the founder of and designer of Kittenish, and released her book, Just Jessie.
Abby Manning – Wife Of Eli Manning
The New York Giants’ Eli Manning married his college sweetheart, Abby McGrew, in 2008, after meeting the Nashville, Tennessee native at Ole Miss in 2002. They have three daughters, which is a sharp contrast from how Eli grew up. Manning has two brothers, one of which is future Hall of Famer Peyton Manning. In addition, Archie Manning, their father, was also a QB who played in the NFL. Eli is now surrounded by women, as he made note: “My wife has two sisters, then her mom comes and then it’s six on one.”
Ashli Dotson – Wife Of Mike Evans
The beautiful Ashli Dotson married Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans in 2016, the same year their first child was born. Evans doesn’t talk much about his personal life, but his performance on the field speaks for itself. Obviously an incredible talent that was equally as successful in finding a match, the only tragedy in his life appears to be how bad his team is doing. Maybe next year will be the year everything comes together for Evans and the Buccaneers.
Danica Patrick – Girlfriend Of Aaron Rodgers
After Aaron Rodgers and the gorgeous Olivia Munn split up, it didn’t seem likely that the Green Bay Packers QB would find a woman anywhere near as beautiful. However, he proved us all wrong when he was spotted with racecar driver Danica Patrick. Besides being a beauty, she’s also the only woman to have won an IndyCar Series race after winning the 2008 Indy Japan 300. Since then, she has retired, which means that we should be seeing much more of the pair.
Kelly Hall – Wife Of Matthew Stafford
Matthew Stafford has one of the most favorable contracts for a player in the history of the sport. Besides his luck on and off the field as a player, he also is married to one of the prettiest women on this list – Kelly Hall. She was a cheerleader at the University of Georgia, which is where she met Stafford. Her brother, Chad Hall, is also a former player and currently a coach for the Buffalo Bills.
Kayla Nicole – Wife Of Travis Kelce
Besides The Gronk, the best tight end is arguably Travis Kelce at the moment. He got together with Kayla Nicole several years back and has since married her. She may best be known as a journalist who has been seen on different sports broadcasts, as well as hosting various music programs. It’s no surprise her Instagram account lists her as a “professional converser” and a “model at request,” which shows that she knows how to use her good looks in addition to her charms.
Kealia Ohai – Girlfriend of JJ Watt
Kealia Ohai plays soccer professionally, which is more commonly known as football almost everywhere in the world. That being said, both she and her beau are all-American sports icons, as she is one of the USA’s best female players. She is the captain of the Houston Dash and a star player for the national team. As for JJ Watt, he was awarded the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, so there is no doubt he is one of the best athletes the country has to offer.
Emily Wilkinson – Engaged to Baker Mayfield
Cleveland Brown’s quarterback, Baker Mayfield went public with his relationship with Emily Wilksonson during a Los Angeles Clippers game in January 2018. Seven months later, in June, Mayfield proposed to Emily, and the pair shared their exciting news with their followers on Instagram. Mayfield and Wilksonson met after the blonde beauty had moved to Los Angeles and was working as a patient coordinator at Galanis Plastic Surgery. Despite claiming that is was her “favorite job ever,” she has since left the plastic surgery office to move to Nebraska with Mayfield.
Marissa Powell – Wife of Kyle Van Noy
New England linebacker, Kyle Van Noy, tied the knot with former “Miss Utah” beauty, Marissa Powell, in 2014. While competing for the “Miss USA” title in Las Vegas four years ago, one of the most memorable moments for Powell was when she dropped the ball while answering a question of income equality. Meanwhile, Powell also took work as an actress in 2015 in the TV series, Ballers, where she starred as a hostess. Otherwise, you can find her supporting her husband when the season kicks off.
Camille Kostek – Girlfriend of Rob Gronkowski
Camille Kostek has been dating Patriots tight end star Rob Gronkowski on-and-off for a number of years, but the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model also has other links to the sport. The blonde beauty is a former New England cheerleader, and now spends most of her time cheering on her beau from the sidelines every game. The couple briefly split last year before rekindling their romance once again and letting the whole world know of their love for one another on their social media pages.
Julie Ertz – Wife of Zach Ertz
Zach Ertz and Julie Ertz seem to be an athletic power couple, with Zach as the Eagles tight end, and Julie on the US Women’s football national team. The couple reportedly met in college and, and the 25-year-old beauty is a midfielder for her team, scoring 14 goals in 57 appearances last year. After playing against Denmark earlier this year, and scoring for the USA team, Julie discovered her husband was going to the Super Bowl, so she had a lot to celebrate.