In 1980 he married Romanian tennis star Mariana Simionescu.
The couple were married for four years before getting a divorce.
Mark Gastineau, a key cog in the Jets' "New York Sack Exchange" defense of the '80s, started dating Nielsen in early 1988 after her divorce from Sylvester Stallone.
Midway through the '88 season, the Jets linebacker announced that he was retiring to take care of Nielsen, whom he feared had uterine cancer.
She was noticed waiting tables in East Williston, Long Island, and decided at age 18 to give modeling a try as a summer job to save money for college. Alt's first big break in modeling was in 1979, when she was featured on the cover of Harper's Bazaar magazine, but garnered publicity in 1982 when she was featured on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
During the 1980s she appeared on over 500 magazine covers, becoming one of the most famous models of her era, attaining supermodel status.
The two met at a Lakers game in 1987, got married a year later and now have five children.
After divorcing in 2006, Norman dated Chris Evert and the two were married in 2008 and divorced the next year.
Tito Horford, the first Dominican-born NBA player, poses with girlfriend, Arelis Reynoso, during a 1985 photo shoot.
The family genes paid off as Al Horford is currently a center for the Atlanta Hawks and his brother, Jon, plays forward for Michigan.
They married in 1985 and have four children, including 21-year-old Nate, a quarterback at Notre Dame, and 19-year old Nick, a redshirt freshman at Washington.
Known for his prickly demeanor on the court, John Mc Enroe captured the heart of actress Tatum O'Neal and the couple wed in the summer of 1986.