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Elin Nordegren together with her twin sister and a brother were raised in their hometown Stockholm, Sweden. Thomas Nordegren, the father of Elin, worked as a radio journalist whereas Barbro Holmber, her mother was a politician, the former minister of Swedish migration and asylum policy. However, the children were not spoiled and took various summer jobs and worked as the cashiers in supermarkets to support themselves while studying. In 2000, Elin pursued the career of a model, appearing on the cover of the magazine Café Sport. For some time modeling was a significant source of Elin Nordegren’s net worth. While working in a Champagne clothing shop during the summer , Elin made the acquaintance of Mia Parnevik who was looking for a nanny for her children. It is worth mentioning that she was married to the professional golfer Jesper Parnevik and their family resided in USA, so this was the reason Elin relocated to the USA. The family of Parneviks introduced her to Tiger Woods. In fact, at that time there were many professional golfers who set an eye on Elin, whereas she was thinking more about her studies to become a children’s psychiatrist. However, this ambition was delayed until later; she finally graduated with a degree in psychology from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida in 2014.
Getting back to the beginning of Elin Nordegren and Tiger Woods’ relationship, soon after they began dating they caught the attention of mass/media. Unfortunately, this is not always good, as soon nude photos purportedly of Elin were published in several magazines, as well as on the internet. However, she went to court and won lawsuits proving that the photos published were not hers. Sums were paid as a compensation for defamation.
Several facts about the personal life of Nordegren; in 2002, she began dating Tiger Woods. Soon, they became officially engaged after he took part in the Presidents Cup in 2003. In 2004, they made vows to love each other until the death during their marriage reception at the Sandy Lane resort in Barbados, USA. In 2007, she gave birth to their daughter Sam Alexis Woods, and in 2009 to their son, Charlie Axel. In 2010, the Woods’ divorced, following Tiger Woods admitting to various extra-marital affairs.
- Net Worth: $100 Million
- Date Of Birth: January 1, 1980
- Place Of Birth: Stockholm, Sweden
- Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)
- Profession: Model, Nanny, Supermodel
- Nationality: Sweden
- Spouse: Tiger Woods (m. 2004–2010)
- Children: Sam Alexis Woods, Charlie Axel Woods
- Siblings: Josefin Nordegren, Axel Nordegren
- Nicknames: Elin Maria Pernilla Nordegren