Why is She famous
Formerly virtually unknown, swimsuit model/nanny Elin Nordegren’s celebrity status went through the roof after news of her relationship with golfing superstar Tiger Woods was made public in 2002. The sexy Swede’s hushed marriage to Woods made headlines in October 2004. Although Elin has kept the two children she has with Tiger relatively out of the spotlight and has kept a low profile herself, save for her appearances at golf tournaments, she made headlines again A-lijn Avondjurken in late November 2009 after Tiger Woods had a suspicious car crash leaving the home the couple share in Florida. Now divorced after revelations of Tiger’s cheating, Elin Nordegren is dating wealthy investor Jamie Dingman.
While hardly a household name anywhere except perhaps in her native Sweden, Elin Nordegren would likely never have become as well-known as she is had she not hooked up with the greatest golfer on the planet, Tiger Woods. She did work as a model for a bit prior to meeting up with Tiger, and while she definitely had the looks and body to further her modeling career, the highlight of her modeling days was making the cover of Swedish sports publications such as Cafe Sport magazine. Her greatest success story is her marriage to Woods in 2004, which produced a daughter in 2007 and a son in 2009. and, of course, a divorce in 2010.
Elin Maria Pernilla Nordegren was born on January 1, 1980, in Stockholm, Sweden, and grew up in the coastal town of Waxholm. She began modeling as a teenager, and following high school she briefly studied psychology at university in Berlin, Germany. She and her twin sister, Josefin, were also employed as nannies back home, and were hired by a high-profile client.
elin nordegren meets tiger woods
The Nordegren sisters began minding Swedish golfer Jesper Parnevik’s four children, frequently accompanying the family to wherever he competed on the international tournament circuit. Shortly after being introduced to Tiger Woods during the 2001 British Open, Elin Nordegren and the American golfing sensation became an item. The relationship was kept secret for months until the Swedish press broke news of the pairing just days prior to the Players Championship in March 2002. The couple were engaged in November 2003.
As the fiancee of the world’s top golfer, Elin Nordegren soon started feeling the pressure of being thrust into the celebrity spotlight. As rumors of the end of their relationship spread through the tabloids following her conspicuous absence from the 2004 Player’s Cup, Tiger Woods felt it was Feest Jurken necessary to go on record in September 2004 to deny all allegations of an alleged blow-up between the couple. Elin Nordegren was seen accompanying the golfer to the Ryder Cup not long after he issued his statement.
elin nordegren marries tiger woods
On October 5, 2004, the couple exchanged vows at the 19th hole of the Sandy Lane Golf Resort in Barbados in a ceremony that was said to have cost around $2 million. Among the 150 guests were Oprah Winfrey, Bill Gates and Michael Jordan, who enjoyed the use of a $57 million yacht. The luxury ship also served as the newlyweds’ honeymoon love boat, which they hired for two weeks at a cost of $140,000 to island-hop around the Caribbean.
elin nordegren is named no. Open. In December of the same year, she won a lawsuit against The Dubliner, an Irish magazine that had published nude photos they claimed to be of Elin Nordegren, but which were actually pictures of Playboy model Kim Hiott. The images appeared in a September 2006 edition of the publication just prior to that year’s Ryder Cup at the K. Club. The Dubliner was forced to issue a lengthy apology and pay out a settlement. Elin Nordegren stated that the undisclosed amount she’ll receive from the decision will be donated to charities.
In 2008, Elin Nordegren’s beauty landed her a spot at No. Soon after, she was once again pregnant with her second child, this time a boy, and gave birth to Charlie Axel on February 8, 2009.
elin nordegren and tiger wood’s car crash
Although not one to play into the spotlight, Elin Nordegren made headlines in 2009 after Tiger Woods had a single-car accident outside the couple’s Florida home on Friday, November 27, 2009. Police and paparazzi alike are still trying to piece together why Woods was lying in the street bleeding after, as Tiger originally claimed, Elin rescued him from his car by smashing a window with a golf club.
The rumors, however, told a very different tale about Woods fleeing from Elin Nordegren after she confronted him about an affair he was having with 34-year-old nightclub promoter Rachel Uchitel. More women came forward from all walks of life — including TV personalities and adult film stars — leaving the once-innocent Tiger Woods caught up in the kind of sex scandal that only Charlie Avondjurken 2012 Sheen would know how to handle.
Tiger Woods left the golf world and his family temporarily to deal with the situation by undergoing 45 days of rehab. Of his actions, Woods told the Golf Channel, “It was hurtful, but then again, you know what? I did it. And I’m the one who did those things. And looking back on it now, with a more clear head, I get it. I can understand why people would say those things. Because you know what? It was disgusting behavior. It’s hard to believe that was me, looking back on it now.”
elin nordegren and tiger woods divorce confirmed
After announcing their divorce in late-August of 2010, Tiger Woods and now ex-wife, Elin Nordegren, released a statement that said: are sad that our marriage is over, and we wish each other the very best for the future. The couple, who married Oct. 5, 2004, have two children, Sam Alexis and Charlie Axel.
elin nordegren allegedly has a new boyfriend
New York Post’s Page Six has reported that Elin Nordegren is currently dating finance investor Jamie Dingman. The two have apparently spent time together in Florida, where Nordegren lives part of the time. Nordegren is apparently furious, however, after recently finding out that Dingman used to date Tiger’s former mistress Rachel Uchitel. Uchitel allegedy dumped Dingman so that she could follow Tiger around the world.