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Slideshow: Athletes Turned Celebrities

Erin Demchak Erin Demchak
February 19th, 2009 9:00am EST
Celebrity Athletes Sports Stars picturesMost athletes are well known, make lots of money and are frequently in the public eye. But there are some athletes who are known more for being famous than for the sports they play. They have either dated celebrities, became the face of an advertising campaign, tried their luck at acting, or they did something bad that got their name in the news.

Check out the top celebrity athletes who have crept their way into the spotlight and went beyond their athletic status:


Tony Romo

This adorable Dallas Cowboys quarterback is most known for his love life. He was formerly linked to Carrie Underwood but is now known as Jessica Simpson's boyfriend.

Tony Romo
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Tony Romo




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