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Elin Nordegren

Elin Maria Pernilla Nordegren (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈeːlɪn ˈnɔɖəɡreːn]; born January 1, 1980) is a former Swedish model and the ex-wife of professional golfer Tiger Woods. Nordegren was born in Stockholm, Sweden. Her mother, Barbro Holmberg, is a politician and the former Swedish migration and asylum policy minister, and the current Governor of Gävleborg County. Her father, Thomas Nordegren, is a radio journalist who served as a bureau chief in Washington, D.C. She has an older brother, Axel, and a twin sister, Josefin. Nordegren and her sister worked odd summer jobs and as cashiers in supermarkets to finance their studies. She started modeling in 2000, and appeared on the cover of Cafe Sport magazine in the summer of 2000. Nordegren took a job in a Stockholm clothing store called Champagne, where she met Mia Parnevik, wife of Swedish golfer Jesper Parnevik, who hired Nordegren as the nanny to their children, a job that required her to move to the U.S. He introduced her to Woods during the 2001 Open Championship. Parnevik also is being quoted as having said, "I'm kind of filled with sorrow for Elin since me and my wife are at fault for hooking her up with him, and we probably

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Lindsey Vonn vs. Elin Nordegren -- Who'd You Rather?

Lindsey Vonn vs. Elin Nordegren
Who'd You Rather?

Here's Lindsey Vonn, Olympic gold medal skier and girlfriend of Tiger Woods, appearing Monday on "Late Night with Seth Meyers" -- and Tiger's ex-wife, Elin Nordegren, seen a few years back… READ MORE >

Tiger Woods -- Look Lindsey, the Tooth Is ... (TMZ TV)

Tiger Woods
Look Lindsey, the Tooth Is ... [TMZ TV]

Tiger Woods surprised gf Lindsey Vonn -- first by showing up at her race in Italy ... and then by flashing a giant gap in his mouth.Looks like somebody can't handle the tooth. READ MORE >

- 167 days ago
Tiger Woods -- Flashes the Norde-Grin [Update]

Tiger Woods
Flashes the Norde-Grin [Update]

11:30 AM PT -- Tiger's agent Mark Steinberg says the tooth was knocked out at the skiing event ... claiming a photog accidentally smacked the golfer in the face with a camera after the race.… READ MORE >

- 167 days ago
Elin Nordegren -- Hey Tiger ... Keep YOUR Balls Out of Here!

Elin Nordegren
Hey Tiger ... Keep YOUR Balls Out of Here!

The mega-mansion Elin Nordegren built with her $100 million Tiger Woods Fund includes a gigantic screw you to her ex -- a mini golf course and putting green ... where he will NOT be… READ MORE >

- 261 days ago
Elin Nordegren -- 'I'm Happy for Tiger' ... But I Can't Forget How He Hurt Me

Elin Nordegren
'I'm Happy for Tiger' But I Can't Forget How He Hurt Me

Elin Nordegren says "the word betrayal isn't strong enough" to describe how she felt when she learned Tiger Woods had been banging around behind her back ... but says she's finally moved on. READ MORE >

- 410 days ago
Tiger Woods -- PEACEFUL THREESOME ... Ex-Wife Hangs with New GF

Tiger Woods
PEACEFUL THREESOME Ex-Wife Hangs with New GF

It's shocking enough to see Tiger Woods hanging out with his ex-wife Elin Nordegren again ... but even MORE SHOCKING to see them together with Tiger's GF Lindsey Vonn by his side. READ MORE >

- 438 days ago
Tiger Woods' Ex Elin Nordegren -- Thanks Homewreckers ... For My Baller New Mansion

Tiger Woods' Ex-Wife
Thanks Homewreckers ... For My Baller New Mansion

Elin Nordegren is putting the finishing touches on her Florida mega-mansion -- and it would never have been possible if Tiger's wang wasn't touching all those skanks back in the day.See, they were… READ MORE >

- 618 days ago
Elin Nordegren -- The Mansion ADULTERY Built ... Is Almost Complete!

Elin Nordegren
The Mansion ADULTERY Built ... Is Almost Complete!

Elin Nordegren is thiiiis close to moving out of her substandard regular-sized mansion and into her North Palm Beach MEGA-MANSION ... 'cause the home Tiger's infidelity funded is almost finished.… READ MORE >

- 619 days ago
Tiger Woods' Ex-Wife Elin Nordegren -- Hottest Soccer Coach Ever!

Tiger Woods' Ex-Wife
Hottest Soccer Coach Ever

After getting $100 million for kickin' ex-husband Tiger Woods to the curb, Elin Nordegren is putting all of her fancy footwork to good use ... by coaching her daughter's soccer team.With her… READ MORE >

- 836 days ago
Tiger Woods' Ex-Wife -- My New Boyfriend Has a WAY Bigger One

Tiger Woods' Ex-Wife
My New BF Has A WAY Bigger One

When you put them side-by-side, Tiger Woods just can't hold a candle to Elin Nordegren's alleged new boyfriend. In fact, Tiger's is WAY smaller.Billionaire coal magnate Chris Cline has moored his… READ MORE >

- 838 days ago

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