Popular Celebrities Who Dated Athletes

We understand why some celebrities find athletes appealing. Aside from their game skills, their athleticism is also quite impressive. Athletes have been linked to celebrities such as Victoria Beckham and Olivia Culpo. In fact, the former Spice Girl married David Beckham, a professional footballer! Posh Spice couldn’t stop gushing about her handsome husband and their four children. These lovebirds are still going strong despite all of their investments in their relationship. Culpo, on the other hand, has dated two football players in the past but has yet to settle down. Christian McCaffrey is her current boyfriend.

However, celebrities are not the only ones who prefer to date athletes. There is, in fact, a long list of them. Here are a few you should be aware of.

Shailene Woodley and Aaron Rodgers

Shailene Woodley, the star of Divergent, and Aaron Rodgers, the quarterback of the Green Bay Packers, have been secretly dating for quite some time. However, it was not confirmed until 2021. A few days later, Rodgers dropped the bombshell by thanking his fiancée at the NFL Honors ceremony. Woodley stated in an interview on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon that she had not been proposed to in a long time. To their credit, they kept everything a secret, possibly to enjoy the moment.

Vanessa Hudgens and Cole Tucker

Who would have guessed that Zoom meetings could be a good place to meet your soulmate? Vanessa Hudgens, a High School Musical alum, happened to meet Cole Tucker in a Zoom meditation group. Since December of 2020, the couple had been dating. The actress is content with their relationship. She stated that she had been focusing on being grateful in her life, which drew more positivity into her life, including her personal life.

Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvintsev

This adorable couple appeared on Dancing with the Stars in 2017 and 2019. But it wasn’t until recently that they revealed they were dating exclusively. In 2020, the WWE star announced her engagement to her ex-partner. They are expecting their first child in July of 2020. They don’t have to worry about getting married or raising a child because of the investment money they’ve saved from their successful career.

Kendall Jenner and Ben Simmons

Kendall Jenner and NBA player Ben Simmons were madly in love. They were first seen together in 2018. The two have traveled together but parted ways in the same year. They reconnected, however, until they called it quits in 2019. Following that, the two celebrated the New Year together in 2019 and were spotted in New York in 2020. Unfortunately, their romance fizzled out, and they called it quits in 2020.

Jordyn Woods and Devin Booker

Jordyn Woods and Devin Booker had been dating quietly for months before being spotted on a double date in 2018 with Ben Simmons and Kendall Jenner. To their credit, they kept their relationship out of the spotlight, which left their fans guessing. Several sources, however, confirmed that they were a couple. Unfortunately, these two did not last long as they divorced in 2019. Woods is currently involved with Tristan Thompson.

Hannah Davis and Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter was the perfect match for the Sports Illustrated model. The model and former New York Yankees shortstop had been dating since 2012 and got engaged in 2015. The adorable couple married the following year and welcomed two children into their family. Fortunately, they have a solid investment strategy in place to keep their family comfortable.

Kerry Washington and Nnamdi Asomugha

Kerry Washington is another celebrity who found love in an athlete. In 2014, the Scandal star married former NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha. The pair later combined their work and play, with Asomugha producing his wife’s Broadway show, American Son. Isabelle and Caleb are the names of the couple’s two children.

Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian

Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian, a tech entrepreneur, have always kept their relationship private. They are very proud of their daughter, Alexis Olympia. They married two months after Williams gave birth to their daughter and couldn’t be happier. The tennis star praised mothers everywhere for being true heroes in balancing work and family life.

These are just a few celebrities who, to their credit, have fallen in love with athletes. Although some people have divorced their partners, the majority of them end up marrying. We can’t help but fall in love with these couples’ stories. Who can say? You might find yours on the court, the green, or in any other sport.