Check out some of the top celebs who are currently or have in the past been romantically linked to pro sports players. Known for her childhood role of D. They married a year later and have three children together. Getty Images Larry Busacca. Country singer Carrie Underwood met Mike Fisher backstage at one of her concerts.
It seems far more prevalent over the last decade or so; at least, it appears to be the case. Surely this happened with some frequency, but it simply seems even more frequent now. Because of the ubiquity of cameras and videos, the rapidity with which our society consumes gossip and information, and the increasing confluence of sports and celebrity, we see athletes meeting up with actors and musicians and models and others of fame. On the other hand, there are those celebrity-athlete power couples that seem to be the paragon of perfection and balance. Of course, this is subject to change: marriage could be around the corner, but so could a quick ending.