Eight Country Stars Who Dated Pro Athletes

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Taylor Swift might not be a country star anymore, but she's supposedly dating NFL star Travis Kelce. And she's not the first artist to go down this road. Here are eight country stars who've dated professional athletes:

1. Carrie Underwood. She and Tony Romo dated for a minute in 2007. Then she got together with NHL star Mike Fisher a year later. They've been married 13 years and have two kids.

2. Jessie James Decker. She added that last name when she married former wide receiver Eric Decker in 2013. They had their 10th anniversary in June.

3. Jana Kramer. She was married to NFL tight end Mike Caussin for six years, from 2015 to 2021.

4. Kimberly Perry from The Band Perry. She was married to former MLB catcher J.P. Arencibia from 2014 to 2018.

5. Lorrie Morgan. She dated Hall of Famer Troy Aikman in the early '90s.

6. Ashley Monroe from Pistol Annies. She's married to former White Sox pitcher John Danks. They'll celebrate their 10th anniversary next month.

7. Hayden Panettiere from the show "Nashville". She dated boxer Wladimir Klitschko from 2009 to 2011 . . . then again from 2013 to 2018. They have an eight-year-old daughter named Kaya.

8. Julianne Hough. She was married to former NHL star Brooks Laich from 2017 until 2020.

One more honorable mention: Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks. Between 1998 and 2004, he did spring training with the Padres, Mets, and Royals. Does that count?

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