Name: Elin Maria Pernilla Nordegren
Born: 1st January 1980
Place: Stockholm, Sweden
Actual residence: Windermere, Florida
Brother/sister: she has a twin sister, Josefin
Marriage: Tiger Woods (famous golf player)
Children: Sam Alexis Woods and Charlie Axel Woods
Parents: Thomas Nordegren and Barbro Holmberg (her father is a radio journalist and her mother a politician)
Biography and Career :
Elin Nordegren (full name Elin Maria Pernilla Nordegren) was born on January 1, 1980 in Stockholm, Sweden. She used to be a model until she met her future husband, the famous Tiger Woods.
She grew up in a happy and wealthy family. While she and her sister were working as nannies for Jesper Parnevik, a Swedish golfer, she was introduced to Tiger Woods. The two
liked each other though they had first seen at the British Open in 2001. At the Presidents Cup tournament in South Africa in 2003, they decided to announce their engagement. He made her the proposal at the luxurious Shamwari Game Reserve.
On October 5, 2004 they made their relationship official in a wedding in Barbados. It was said that the wedding had cost him 1.5 million dollars. The couple will have their first child in the summer of 2007.
In 2006 the couple had to confront with a problem because some nude photos of Kim Hiott were revealed and they were said to be Elin Nordegren's. Of course she denied and they even sued The Dubliner, a magazine who published the photos pressumed to be Elin's.
- Her parents' names are Barbro Holmberg and Thomas Nordegren.
- Her father is a radio journalist and her mother a politician.
- She is married to Tiger Woods, who is a famous professional golfer.
- She has a twin sister, Josefin.
Why do we love Elin Nordegren?
First of all, Elin is a beautiful woman. She comes from a rich and powerful Swedish family. She is also a powerful woman, a proven fact after her difficult marriage with Tiger Woods. Elin had the strength to leave Tiger Woods during hard time thinking first at her children.
Why is Elin Nordegren famous?
Before meeting Tiger Woods, Elin was a famous person in Sweden. After her marriage she became famous all around the globe as the wife of the best golf player all times. Now, her fame increased after she intended divorce to Tiger Woods after his numerous sexual escapades.
- "It's pretty exciting to find a person who complements you so well. She's just like me: very competitive with a little bit of a temper."
by FW Editor
Elin Nordegren Articles
Elin Nordegren News
Elin Nordegren Lists