A handful, such as Shaq's former wife Shaunie O'Neal, Tami Toman and others, also have another thing in common as they star on the reality show about being a trophy wife in the NBA, "Basketball Wives."For others, their fame came not from reality television but from their own merit as these women modeled, acted or sang their way to stardom outside of their men.
Adriana Lima, wife of Marko Jaric and Victoria's Secret supermodel, Eva Longoria, ex-wife of Tony Parker and "Desperate Housewives" star and Gabrielle Union, longtime girlfriend of Dwyane Wade and acclaimed actress, are just a few who fall into that category.
The hottest basketball wives and girlfriends include models, actresses, television personalities, athletes, and more than a few very wealthy divorced women.
Though rich and talented, Jay-Z won’t be winning any beauty contest, and he certainly can’t compete with the glamorous Beyonce.
Rumors of romance started bubbling to the surface in 2002 when Jay-Z released the video for “03 Bonnie and Clyde” which featured Beyonce.
It’s unclear as to whether they’re just playing the field, but the Brazilian catwalker and the man known as the Dark Knight are exactly each other’s types.
Harvey has dated enough models — including Devon Windsor and Anne V. But Lima, who’s said to be worth million, might be his most accomplished conquest to date: Beyond lingerie, she’s worked for high-end designers from Prada to Givenchy. From 2009 to 2014, she was married to Serbian NBA player Marko Jaricć, with whom she has two young daughters, Valentina and Sienna.