THEY WEAR THE PANTS: 10 WAGs Who Are Way More Famous Than Their Athlete Husbands

Kim Kardashian

“WAG” simply means “wives and girlfriends.”

The connotations associated with that acronym is that these women are hangers-on or gold-diggers.

But the truth is, many wives and girlfriends of athletes put their partners to shame with their fame and riches.

What we’re trying to say is that sometimes – OK, all the time – it’s the WAGs wear the pants in the relationship.


Kim Kardashian (engaged to Kris Humphries)

Maria Sharapova (engaged to Sasha Vujacic)

Jessica Simpson (engaged to Eric Johnson)

Hilary Duff (married to Mike Comrie)

Adriana Lima (married to Marko Jaric)

Shakira (dating Gerard Pique)

Mia Hamm (married to Nomar Garciaparra)

Carrie Underwood (married to Mike Fisher)

Ashley Judd (married to Dario Franchitti)

Carrie Prejean (married to Kyle Boller)

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