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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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Elin Nordegren's Bikini Weekend -- Who's Ready to Rebound?

Elin Nordegren's
Bikini Weekend -- Who's Ready to Rebound?

Breakups do a body good ... especially for Elin Nordegren ... who was flaunting her bikini hardbody just days after ending things with her Tiger Woods rebound guy Jamie Dingman. The Swedish… READ MORE >

- 797 days ago
Elin Nordegren -- My Home Is NOT the Playboy Mansion!!!

Elin Nordegren
My Home is NOT The Playboy Mansion!

Everyone knows ... nothing attracts hot, young naked women like a badass grotto (just ask Hugh Hefner) which might be why Elin Nordegren is officially SCRAPPING plans to build one at her… READ MORE >

- 923 days ago
Elin Nordegren:  I'm So Rich, I'm Building the Same House I Knocked Down

Elin Nordegren
I'm So Rich, I'm Building The Same House I Knocked Down

Elin Nordegren is SO rich -- she's basically building a replica of the multimillion dollar estate she knocked down.  TMZ has obtained renderings Elin submitted to the Palm Beach County Dept.… READ MORE >

- 930 days ago
Elin Nordegren -- I Demolished My $12 MILLION Mansion

Elin Nordegren
I Demolished My $12 MILLION Mansion

Elin Nordegren is a human wrecking machine ... who just LEVELED her brand new $12 MILLION Florida mansion ... because, well, she can afford it. Elin bought the 9,000 square foot North Palm… READ MORE >

- 934 days ago
Tiger Woods Scandal -- Key Figure DIES

Tiger Woods Scandal
Key Figure DIES

Tiger Woods wasn't the only living creature whose life was ruined on that fateful night in November 2009 -- the tree he crashed his Escalade into has been murdered ... TMZ has learned. Sources… READ MORE >

- 1056 days ago
Tiger Woods -- Cruisin' with the Kids

Tiger Woods -- Cruisin' with the Kids

The same day he announced his split from his longtime caddie, Tiger Woods nursed his knee and leg injuries on a 61-foot yacht off the coast of Jupiter Island, Florida ... alongside his… READ MORE >

- 1097 days ago
Elin's BF: I Did Not have Sex with THAT Woman BUT

Elin's BF: I Did Not have Sex with THAT Woman BUT

Elin Nordegren is PISSED ... after learning Rachel Uchitel told friends she had slept with BF Jamie Dingman. Now Jamie is denying it happened, but others are providing VERY specific… READ MORE >

- 1104 days ago
Rachel Uchitel: She Dated Elin's New Boyfriend!

Rachel Uchitel: She Dated Elin's New Boyfriend!

Elin Nordegren may be in Sweden, but she just can't seem to escape Rachel Uchitel -- because we found out ... Rachel banged Elin's new boyfriend!We told you yesterday ... Tiger Woods ex-wife… READ MORE >

- 1106 days ago
Elin Nordegren -- Back in the Dating Game

Elin Nordegren -- Back in the Dating Game

It appears Elin Nordegren has found another man, after divorcing Tiger Woods.The guy is Jamie Dingman, a New York marketing exec.  A Swedish photo agency came to TMZ with what they said was a… READ MORE >

- 1108 days ago

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