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|Birth Name||Elin Maria Pernilla Nordegren|
|Net Worth||$200 million|
|Source of Wealth||Modeling, Business|
|Date of Birth||Jan 1, 1980|
|Alma Mater||Rollins College|
|Profession||Model, Nanny, Supermodel|
|Country of Origin||Sweden|
|Partner||Jordan Cameron (2019–present)|
|Ex-spouse||Tiger Woods (m. 2004; div. 2010)|
|Ex-partner||Chris Cline (2013-2019)|
|Father’s Name||Thomas Nordegren|
|Mother’s Name||Barbro Holmberg|
|Children||Sam, Charlie, Arthur|
|Height||5’11” (180 cm)|
|Weight||141 lbs (64kg)|
|Current Residence||Windermere, Florida|
What Is Elin Nordegren’s Net Worth?
Elin Nordegren is a super-rich former Swedish-American model and ex-wife of the world’s highest-paid American professional golfer, Tiger Woods. She is best known as the ex-spouse of the professional sportsman.
In 2023, Elin’s worth is estimated to be in the neighborhood of $200 million, and it is nothing to deride, really. After all, she did not make all this money only off the divorce case with Woods. She is a supermodel, too.
Nevertheless, Elin received as much as $100 million in divorce settlement plus other earnings in child support and the sale of their Palm Beach home for $28.6 million.
Childhood, Education And Family
Elin was born in Stockholm, Sweden, on New Year’s Day, 1980, to Thomas Nordegren (father), a Swedish radio journalist and writer. Thomas had served as a correspondent and bureau chief for Swedish Radio in Washington, D.C, USA.
Her mother, Barbro Holmberg is a Swedish politician who belongs to the Social Democratic party. Barbro was the former Swedish Minister for Migration and Asylum Policy (2003-2006) and ex-governor of Gavleborg County.
Elin was born as a pair, with her twin sister being Josefin Nordegren. The duo has an elder brother, Axel Nordegren. Their parents ended their relationship while Elin was still young.
The divorce forced Barbro to have to raise the three children on her own. Elin worked hard and even took odd jobs to sponsor her education. She was committed to her studies as a young girl.
She moved to the United States in 2000 with the Parveniks, a Swedish family that hired her as a nanny. Earlier, the family had met Elin during one of her part-time jobs at a clothing store in Champagne, Stockholm. Elin met with Mia Parvenik, wife of Swedish professional golfer, Jesper Parvenik and the family employed her in full-time service.
Jesper employed Elin’s service as a nanny to their kids. While doing her nanny job, Elin also started modeling, appearing on the back page of Café Sport magazine in the process.
Marriage And Divorce With Tiger Woods
Elin’s earlier relationship with the golfing Parveniks was a precursor to her eventual marriage to Tiger Woods. Woods had earlier spotted Elin and longed to see her, but Elin had a different plan.
She was in a relationship with someone else at the time. Besides, the Swedish was focused on her studies at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida.
Elin was studying child psychology at the time and had decided to settle down as a child psychologist upon completing her studies.
Eventually, the duo met for the first in 2001 after the Parveniks introduced Woods to Elin. They would finally get engaged two years later, in November 2003 to be exact.
The engagement took place in South Africa at the Presidents Cup tournament. Woods had proposed to Elin at the popular Shamwari Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape.
They got married a year later in October 2004 in Barbados. It was a lavish ceremony in which Woods had rented an entire complex of the 19th hole of the Sandy Lane Resort. The couple spent an estimated cost $2.1 million that included 110 rooms and three golf courses.
The marriage produced two children. Sam Alexis, the first child (daughter) was born on June 18, 2007; a day after Woods came second in the US Open final behind eventual winner Angel Cabrera. Woods announced the birth of Charlie Axel, their second child (son) on September 2, 2009.
However, the marriage went sour and Woods and Elin filed a suit to end the relationship. Elin had found out that Woods was serially cheating on her.
Woods admitted to infidelity and the couple filed and finalized a divorce process at the Bay County Circuit Court in Panama City in Florida.
On 23 August 2010, Elin and Woods concluded their separation, but Elin was awarded $100 million plus 20,000 monthly child support from Woods. Elin was represented by her sister Josefin as she is licensed to practice in the UK and Sweden.
The couple shared great moments.
Although it went awry, the couple ensured the bitter rivalry would not affect the happiness of their two children. In a terse statement after the divorce, the couple said:
“While we are no longer married, we are the parents of two wonderful children and their happiness has been, and will always be, of paramount importance to both of us.”
A few years after her divorce from Woods, Elin was said to be in a relationship with American billionaire entrepreneur and philanthropist, Chris Cline. However, their partnership did not last long before she found her new love, Jordan Cameron.
Cameron is a 34-year-old California-born NFL player who played as a tight end for Cleveland Browns and Miami Dolphins. The two have been partners since 2019.
Elin’s Fame, Fortune And Net Worth
Elin’s rise in fame and fortune started after she received a staggering lump sum from her separation from Woods. Although she had started modeling shortly after moving with the Parveniks to the US, the famous personality earned a stable fortune in marriage and after divorce.
From the $100 million Elin received from her breakaway from Woods, she bought a $12 million Florida mansion. The house had been built in the 1920s but needed to bring up hurricane safety codes. She decided to demolish the entire structure.
In 2020, the Swedish model also discovered and purchased a new six-bedroom home at 12251 Tillinghast Circle in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. She splashed $9.9 million on the 13,523-square-foot mansion.
Six days earlier, Elin Nordegren had sold her oceanfront estate located in North Palm Beach for $28.6 million. The estate was sold to Russell Weiner, billionaire, and founder of Rockstar Energy Drink.
Elin also owns a 2-acre property in the Old Palm Golf Club community at the Palm Beach gardens. The property was built in 2010 and previously owned by Donald Soffer, a billionaire estate developer but sold to Larry Ross, owner of Tillinghast Holdings LLC for $6.2 million.
In addition, Elin also earned 125,000 euros in a settlement after the court ruled against an Irish magazine that published the celebrity’s nude photos without her consent.
Elin’s Controversies And Litigations
Mia and Jespers later regretted that Woods got introduced to Elin through them as they had possibly thought the former was a good guy when he first appeared.
Nude photos of Elin Nordegren surfaced on social media in 2006 without her permission. The photos were published by several blogs and microblogs, with the Irish magazine ‘The Dubliner’ being the leading platform that circulated the fake photos.
Elin filed a defamation of character suit against the magazine and was awarded €125,000 in damages. The court also ruled that ‘The Dubliner’ should publish a lengthy apology in a wide range of media.
During a heated face-off with his erring husband, Elin was reported to have struck Woods in the face with a 9-iron golf club.
It was claimed that Woods had undergone plastic surgery to cover up the injuries sustained.
Elin’s Philanthropy And Charity Work
Elin Nordegren has had some moments of philanthropic and charity activities. Before she wrecked her 1920-built $12 million Florida mansion, Elin donated some items to people through Habitat for Humanity (HFHI).
HFHI is a US-based non-profit non-governmental Christian organization focused on bringing people together to build hope, homes, and communities.
The organization came to Elin’s newly acquired structure to salvage a few essential and valuable items. The contents recovered from the mansion were auctioned at the organization’s warehouse in Atlanta.
Some of the contents include furniture, five refrigerators, wine coolers, a 12-foot water fountain that gushed water from the mouths of three lions, and others.
What is Elin Nordegren currently doing?
As of 2023, Elin now works as a mental health counselor. She worked as a nanny and supermodel for many years. With the money she received in damages and settlement, the 43-year-old bought mansions and treats herself to excellent products. Her Windermere’s home features a lavish pool, a mini-golf course, nine bedrooms, and a home theater, among other facilities.
Who is Elin Nordegren’s new husband?
Elin is in love with NFL player Jordan Cameron. However, the two are not married but they have two children, the youngest being Arthur.
Arthur was born Filip Nordegren but the partners filed paperwork at the Florida Supreme Court to have the child’s name changed. Cameron has had a child (Tristan Cameron) from a previous relationship with Kendall Jenner.
Is Elin still friends with Woods?
Yes, despite the divorce, Elin and Woods remain good friends. Even five years after breaking away, Woods regards Elin as her best friend.