Oct 302012

Amelia Vega is the 27 year old wife of Atlanta Hawks center/power forward Al Horford.  Amelia and Al tied the knot on Christmas Eve in 2011 just before the NBA regular season began due to the lockout.

Miss Universe

Amelia’s claim to fame is becoming the first Dominican woman to win the Miss Universe crown at the young age of just 18.  This happened back in 2003 and as Miss Universe Amelia travelled around the world working extensively with many charity organizations.  She visited over 30 countries around the world in this time and was awarded an honorary medal in the 2003 Pan American Games.

Post-Miss Universe

After Miss Universe Amelia began her modelling career and appeared in many magazines, including getting many covers.  She has also been the lead model for Cover Girl over the past four years.  Vega also got into television.  She was a host on many Latin television shows and eventually got into some films, co-starring in The Lost City and Homie Spmoni in 2005 and 2006.

Amelia has also dabbled in music over the past several years and her first single was released on April 26th, 2010 and became the top Latin song in just two days.  Check out the video here:

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Jul 182012

Manu Ginobili is his countries main hope for a medal in the Men’s basketball event at this years Summer Olympics, beginning in a couple weeks.  One person who will definitely be cheering her husband on is, Marianela Orono, Manu’s wife and fellow Argentine.

Time Together

Manu and Marianela were married way back in July of 2004 in Bahia Blanca, Argentina.  That summer is one for Manu and Marianela to remember.  Not only did Ginobili get married to the love of his life, but he also won the gold medal at the 2004 Olympics with team Argentina and picked up a huge $52 million contract.  Can Ginobili have another great summer with a gold medal 8 years later?

Six years later in 2010 Marianela gave birth to their twin boys, Nicola and Dante.

Ginobili is coming off of a very strong season for the San Antonio Spurs that saw the Spurs lose in the Conference Finals after dominating the latter part of the NBA season and beginning of the playoffs.  He now takes his talents to the Argentina squad as they face off against the superstars of the USA and try for the gold medal in Men’s Basketball.  You can bet on the Summer Olympics online and take a chance on Ginobili taking the reigns and leading the Argentines to victory AGAIN, with the support of wife Marianela.

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Dec 052011

Interesting Details

Everybody has heard of Adriana Lima, probably even moreso than her husband, Marko Jaric.

Time Together

Lima and Jaric got married on Valentines day in 2009, in a private ceremony in Jackson, Wyoming.  The pair then went on to have their first child, Valentina, on in November of the same year.  Valentina was born just 34 weeks into the pregnancy because Adriana suffered from preeclampsia.  Valentina was born at just 4.4 lbs but was healthy.  Adriana Lima is a devout catholic, who attends church every weekend.  Back in 2006, when Lima was 25 she told GQ magazine that she was a virgin.


Adriana Lima is best known for her work with Victoria’s Secret.  She first modeled for the company in 1999 and has become one of the most popular Victoria Secret models in the history of the company.  In 2007 Lima was ranked 7th in FHM’s 100 sexiest women list, was dubbed the “hottest girl on the planet” at the Spike TV Guys’ Choice Awards and voted into #53 on Maxim’s hot 100 list.  In 2007 she also ranked #4 on FHM’s “Sexiest Women in the World” list.  In 2008 Lima ranked #1 on Models.com for the sexiest models in the world list.

Charity Work

Lima is well known for her charity work around the world.  She often volunteers with an orphanage called Caminhos da Luz in Salvador, where she helps with construction and buying clothes for the children.  One of the main photographers for Victoria Secret was quoted as saying that Adriana Lima will do any charity work that is asked of her.

It will be interesting to see if Marko Jaric returns to the NBA in the upcoming season or remains in Europe.  If you are an NBA fan, I suggest you check out this NBA betting site.

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Sep 292011

Interesting Details

Kim Kardashian is one of the newest hot sports wives, having married professional basketball player, New Jersey Nets’ Kris Humphries, on 20th August 2011 in one of the most lavish celebrity weddings of the year. She was born in 1980, making her five years older than her husband.

TV Work

Kim Kardashian has had a relatively varied career as a TV personality over the last few years. She became well-known for appearing in the reality television series ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’, which followed the lives of her various family members. She has also appeared in a number of TV series, and appeared as a guest judge of America’s Next Top Model. She had also appeared on the dance show, Dancing with the Stars, where she finished in 11th place.

Modelling Career

In 2007, Kim Kardashian appeared in Playboy magazine, before announcing a year later that she would become the face of Bongo Jeans. Since then, she has gone on to endorse a number of other products, and these days it is never a surprise to see Kardashian’s image cropping up on an online gaming site like Partypoker, and billboard posters all over town. She has also become the face of a number of her own products, such as her own fragrance, and jewellery range which she has created along with her sisters, Khloé and Kourtney.

Other Achievements

Kim Kardashian is a producer on the reality TV show, The Spin Crowd, which follows the high profile PR company, Command PR. Last year, she teamed up with her sisters to release a fake tanning product (Kardashian Glamour Tan), as well as an autobiography titled ‘Kardashian Konfidential’. She also recently filmed her own music video, which was directed by Hype Williams, and featured a cameo appearance from Kanye West.

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