When things are going well, dating can be a lot of fun and exciting, mainly when your partner makes it all worthwhile. Finding someone with whom you share such a strong bond makes things easier. Ever considered what it would be like to date a celebrity or what those famous stars go through amid the usual dating world?

Aside from knowing their net worth and investments, we’re all trying to figure out who’s dating who because the public finds celebrity dating to be incredibly fascinating. We all enjoy seeing celebrities dating other stars. However, we also enjoy seeing celebrities branch out and date someone from a different social group, especially athletes. It’s not a new phenomenon, but it’s always fascinating. Check out some of the most famous people who are actually or once linked to professional athletes.

Shakira and Gerald Pique

People in the show business are notorious for jumping from one relationship to the next. Still, Shakira and her partner Gerard Piqué, a professional Spanish soccer player, have been together for almost a decade and are still doing great. Their romance started when the pair met on the set of one of her music videos. The couple became friends after Piqué appeared in the video for her song Waka Waka (This Time for Africa). The couple now has two children and is doing great in juggling their career investments and personal life.

Kim Zolciak and Kroy Biermann

Kim Zolciak is known for her outgoing attitude and fierce devotion to her family. Her family grew when she married former football player Kroy Biermann. The two met during an event in May 2010 and took their love to a greater degree in November 2011. Kim previously had two daughters, which they combined into a family of eight.

EricDeckerand Jessie James

Jessie James Decker and husband Eric Decker are one of Hollywood’s sweetest couples. Eric played with various NFL teams, and Jessie gained a considerable degree of fame as a country music artist. After being introduced to one another by a mutual acquaintance, they went on to wed and build a family. Over the years, they’ve had their ups and downs, but they’re both happily married and in love today.

Enrique Iglesias And Anna Kournikova

Enrique and Anna have been together for an incredible 18 years. Enrique is a well-known singer and musician, and his partner, Anna, is a former professional tennis player. Their story dates back to 2001 when the couple met while filming Enrique’s music video for Escape. Anna earned some acting credits for appearing as Enrique’s love interest.  The rest, as they say, is history.

Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson

Jessica Simpson met her husband Eric Johnson by chance in 2010, not realizing that he would forever change her life. Jessica is a singer and actress, and Eric earned a prominent degree as a former NFL player. After just six months of dating, Eric proposed to Jessica, but they didn’t marry until 2014.

Candace Cameron Bure And Valeri Bure

Candace Cameron Bure of Full House is married to a professional athlete, something many people are unaware of. Valeri Bure, her husband, is a former National Hockey League player. Candace’s co-star Dave Coulier, aka Uncle Joey, introduced the two in 1995. Valeri was also involved in a charity hockey game, which Dave was taking part in. They tied the knot in 1996 and have been together ever since.

Nikki Bella And Artem Chigvinstev

Nikki Bella is doing great with her career investments and personal life. She revealed she was dating Dancing With The Stars pro-dancer Artem Chigvintsev, as they first met when they were partners on season 25. Things rushed between them, from welcoming their first child to being engaged.

Kate Upton And Justin Verlander

Kate Upton, a model, and Justin Verlander, a professional baseball player, are a match made in heaven. They started dating in 2013 when he was a pitcher for the Detroit Tigers. The couple, who are happy and in love, got engaged in 2016 and married in November 2017 in Tuscany, Italy. The couple now has a couple of shared investments.

KerryWashingtonAnd Nnamdi Asomugha

Kerry Washington has been married to Nnamdi Asomugha, an NFL player, since 2013. Their relationship is a closely guarded secret, as they prefer to keep their personal lives private. Kerry is well-known for her degree in acting. Meanwhile, her partner, Nnamdi, was a cornerback for various teams before retiring in 2013. They have two children together and are both happily married.

Victoria Beckham and DavidBeckham


Victoria and David Beckham’s marriage has been in the spotlight since the beginning. The Beckhams had shared their love story with the world. From their chance meeting in the Manchester United lounge to their lavish wedding and subsequent births of their four children. Indeed, they share a great degree of love that we consistently admire.