Maria Sharapova tops our list of top 10 hottest athletes
You are searching for the hottest athletes in Hollywood today. We have done the hard work for you by selecting the top 10 athletes based on our set criteria. We have taken a number of factors into consideration while putting together our list of the top 10 athletes in the world. These factors include, how popular the athlete is. Their general popularity amongst fans and peers. We accounted for web searches and polls taken to help identify the hottest athletes. The athletes' influence on fellow athletes and most importantly, the growing youth of society. We also considered the amount of money that each athletes contracts for their sports and for endorsement deals, commercials, film and tv spots, etc. Of course we considered the athletes talent. How successful each athletes has been at in their professional careers. (Bonus points for awards won in the process) Last, and certainly not least, we account for how hot the athlete is. After all, we want to see all the hot athletes, so we had to consider how attractive the athletes are as considered by a professional goup of judges. (The fans) So, without further hesitation, here is our list of the top 10 hottest athletes in the world today.
In the highly competitive sport of professional tennis, Maria Sharapova's journey to become one of the top players in the world symbolizes her determination, grit and champion's desire to win. Her story is one of sacrifice, focus and extraordinary talent. An only child, Maria was born on April 19, 1987, in the Russian industrial town of Nyagan in western Siberia. Her parents had relocated from Gomel, Russia, to escape the aftermath of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
It was rare to see David without a soccer ball as a child. A talented all-around athlete, he played other sports, including rounders, baseball, basketball and rugby, but none could come close to his first love. He was also a Boy Scout (though mostly because soccer was one of the chief activites). After school and on weekends, David either headed to the park for a pick-up game or suited up for a youth-league match
When second-year quarterback Tom Brady led the New England
Patriots to victory over the St. Louis Rams in Super Bowl
XXXVI, it ranked among the all-time upsets in NFL history.
However, it was hardly a case of beginner's luck.
The 24-year-old had been preparing his whole life for this
moment. That's why, when instructed by New England
coach Bill Belichick to go for the win with 81 seconds left
in regulation, Tom was-quite literally-ready,
willing, and able.
Michael Jordan is the greatest athlete in basketball history.
During his brilliant career, Jordan won 6 NBA Championships, earned
5 MVP awards and was selected to 12 All-Star games. Michael's
talent and personality transcended into the very lives of his
fans. He single-handedly paved the way for off-the-court athlete-endorsements
- a billion dollar industry today!
Eldrick "Tiger" Woods was born on December 30,
1975 in Cypress, California and now resides in Orlando,
Florida. His parents are Earl and Kultida Woods, and Tiger
is their only child. Just in case you care, Tiger is 6'2"
and weighs around 160-170 lbs. Eldrick attended Western
High School. He was a student at Stanford University, but
dropped out to become a professional golfer in his junior
Reggie grew up in Spring Valley, California in a suburb of San Diego. His father was a campus security officer, and his mother was a deputy sheriff at the county jail. He attended Helix High School in La Mesa, a suburb of San Diego. Reggie excelled at football and track. In football, he and former University of Utah and current San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith, the top pick in the 2005 NFL Draft, led the team to two sectional championships.
Kobe Bryant is the son of former NBA player Joe "Jellybean"
Bryant ... In his second season he was voted a starter for
the 1998 All-Star Game, becoming at 19 the youngest All-Star
in NBA history.
Jeter has spent his entire career with the New York Yankees, starting in 1995 when he was 20 years old. He has won the American League Rookie of the Year Award, the All-Star Game MVP Award, the World Series MVP Award, a Silver Slugger Award and three Gold Glove Awards.
Anna Kournikova was born June 7th 1981 in Moscow. Her parents
names are Allah and Sergei. She received her first tennis racquet
at 5 years old when her parents sold their TV to buy her one for
Christmas. She played in a club near her place until age 11. After
which she moved to Bradenton, Florida (USA) to train with Nick
Bollitierri. At 14, she represented Russia in a Fed cup match
and became the youngest player ever to win a fed cup match.
An early entry candidate for the 2003 NBA Draft. Consensus 2003
National High School Player of the Year. Named PARADE High School
Boys Basketball Player of the Year for the second consecutive
season as a senior, becoming the first repeat winner in the 47-year
history of the award. Named USA Today boys high school basketball
Player of the Year following junior and senior seasons.