Hockey player are rich, famous, and more often than not, in excellent physical condition. These are just a few of the reasons that they are able to land some of the most beautiful women you will ever see. Two hockey stars, in particular, Mike Fisher and Brooks Laich, did especially well in the wife department. Fisher is married to country music sensation Carrie Underwood, while Laich is the husband of dancing queen Julianne Hough.
Carrie Underwood is a 5-foot-3 blonde with piercing green eyes and a smile that is nothing short of infectious. She also happens to be one of the most popular country singers in the world, at the moment. The 34-year-old entertainer is one of best looking females you will ever find in line of work. The fact that she is rich and famous is also an added bonus.
Utah’s Julianne Hough became a household name after appearing on the popular competitive reality show, Dancing with the Stars. The blonde bombshell took her new found fame and parlayed it into successful singing and acting career. The 29-year-old’s flowing blonde hair and flawless physique get her noticed wherever she goes.
Now it’s time for a showdown between the two hottest hockey WAGs in entertainment, to find out once and for all who’s hotter.
16 Underwood: Drum Beat
When it comes to picking the perfect onstage attire, Carrie Underwood (or her costume designer at least) is in a league of her own. This picture shows the blonde country music star in a unique, fashion-forward silver dress, as she pounds on the drums beside her. The outfit helps to showcase the singer's toned legs. It’s clear from this photo that Underwood has been doing some serious squats.
Fun Fact: Underwood burst onto the music scene after becoming the winner of the reality television competition series, American Idol. During the series' fourth season, she finished ahead of popular acts like Bo Bice and Vonzell Solomon. The stunning blonde has gone on to become the shows most successful alumni, in terms of both notoriety and record sales.
15 Hough: Taking A Stroll
When you’re a professional dancer, staying in peak physical condition is essential. In this image, we see Julianne Hough, who appears to be taking a bit of an after workout stroll. As this image clearly demonstrates, Hough takes her workouts very seriously, and the results are evident. Moreover, the blonde starlet shows that she can rock a pair of yoga pants with the best of them in this stunning image. Those who thought achieving physical perfection was impossible may have to re-think their stance after seeing this image.
Fun Fact: Julianne Hough isn’t the only accomplished dancer in her family. In fact, her brother Derek is not only a fellow Dancing with the Stars pro, but he also holds the record for most wins, having won it all in an impressive six seasons.
14 Underwood: Hanging Around
Someone must have been thrilled to discover Carrie Underwood just hanging out in their storage room. The stunning blonde looks nothing short of breathtaking in her in her see-through stockings, complete with a black skirt and stylish heels. Underwood reminds us why she is widely considered to be one of (if not the) most beautiful women in all of country music. The talented star shows she can still look like a ten, even when she is surrounded by a bunch of useless junk.
Fun Fact: Underwood’s first album, Some Hearts, which featured the hit singles “Jesus Take The Wheel” and “Before He Cheats,” was a major commercial success. The album has sold over 9 million copies worldwide, making it one of the best-selling country albums of the 2000s.
13 Hough: A Day At The Beach
You know that you’re a beautiful woman when your candid bikini pics look better than most celebs' photos, even after they’ve been airbrushed. In this image, we see that Julianne Hough doesn’t need her likeness to be altered in order get folks' attention. The former Dancing with the Stars champ seems incapable of look anything short of stunning. There is certainly no shortage of guys out there who love to spend a day at the beach with Hough, but they’ll likely have the unenviable task of trying to get past Brooks Laich first.
Fun Fact: Hough landed her first leading role in a major motion picture in the 2011 remake of the popular musical, Footloose. The movie received fairly good reviews from critics and made $63.5 million at the box office, on a $24 million budget.
12 Underwood: Swimsuit Fun
Whomever one prefers out of Carrie Underwood and Julianne Hough, one thing's for sure, most women wouldn’t want to compete in a bikini contest with either one of these ladies. In this photo we see the chart-topper hanging out at the beach in her stylish sunglasses. The native of Muskogee, Oklahoma looks gorgeous in her multicolored bikini with her (shamrock?) tattoo partially on display. Like her article mate Hough, Underwood’s candid bikini shot also looks outstanding.
Fun Fact: Carrie Underwood’s second album, Carnival Ride, featured several hit songs. The former American Idol winner’s sophomore release featured the popular singles “So Small,” “All-America Girl,” and “I Told You So.” The hit record was nominated for Album of the Year at the Academy of Country Music Awards.
11 Hough: Stretching
Yoga seems to be a part of every celeb's workout these days, which may be is why yoga pants seem to be a part of every star’s wardrobe as well. In this Instagram post, we see Hough showcasing her world-class balance and seemingly flawless physique. Not only do the 124,300 followers who liked the post appreciate the popular dancer, but it would also appear that the dogs on the staircase are big fans as well. It wouldn’t be a stretch to say Hough looks phenomenal in this instance.
Fun Fact: Julianne Hough became Dancing with the Stars Champion for the very first time during Season 4 of the show. Her partner during the championship run was Olympic speed skater, Apolo Anton Ohno. The duo would beat out the team of singer Joey Fatone and Kym Johnson to win the title.
10 Underwood: On Vacation
Carrie Underwood appears to be enjoying a little downtime while vacationing, based on the caption below the photo. The 5-foot-3 megastar steals the show, yet again, in this gorgeous swimsuit. Apparently, based on the over 161, 000 likes this fun photo received, it appears that Underwood isn’t the only one who “love(d) the swimsuit.” Posting pictures like this one is likely a big part of the reason that Carrie Underwood has over 6.5 million followers on the social media site, Instagram.
Fun Fact: In 2013, Underwood is estimated to have made an eye-popping $31 million, more than any other former American Idol contestant. Moreover, the popular musician even made more than the show's three judges (Keith Urban, Mariah Carey, and Nicki Minaj) that particular year.
9 Hough: Look At Those Abs
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In this post, Hough tackles address the issues of sports bras that don’t fit right. The caption reads, “Alright let’s get real about working out. One thing I know for sure is I have no time for gear that doesn’t fit right. There’s nothing worse than trying to do your thing in a sports bra that is too snug, too lose, or doesn’t hold you down when you really need it – ladies, you feel me? I’ve tried a LOT of sports bras, and this Ama Strappy Back is one of my favorites.” It’s good to see she found some gear she really loves. Moreover, the Strappy Back helps to showcase the dancer’s killer abs.
Fun Fact: Julianne Hough was born on July 20, 1988. For those who are into zodiac signs, that makes her a Cancer.
8 Underwood: Stunning Selfie
In this image we see Underwood taking a selfie in a figure-flattering bikini. Interestingly enough, based on the caption, the country starlet appears to have had a hand in creating the design. It reads, “ I’m so proud to be able to work with @dickssportinggoods (Dick's Sporting Goods) to create a line of swimwear that makes me feel so good! Adorable and athletic… and cover everything I want to be covered!” It sounds like Carrie Underwood has found the perfect piece of swimwear.
Fun Fact: Carrie Underwood played the lead role of Maria von Trapp in the NBC live television special, The Sound of Music Live! Despite receiving mixed reviews from critics, the production was seen by roughly 18.62 million viewers, a number which didn’t take into account DVR viewership.
7 Hough: Double Trouble
There are few things in the world better than Julianne Hough bikini pics. However, as we see here, two images of the dancing sensation in the same photo definitely qualifies as one of them. The blonde bombshell displays her flawless physique, once more, in this fun photograph. The film star takes a little time out to soak in some rays, in an image her millions of fans spanning the globe are sure to love.
Fun Fact: Hough made reality show history by winning Dancing with the Stars in back-to-back seasons (Seasons 4 & 5). After winning Season 4 with speed skater Apolo Ohno, Hough was paired with race car driver Helio Castroneves. The pair bested the likes of Spice Girl Mel B and her partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy on their way to taking home the title.
6 Underwood: Marie Claire
Carrie Underwood has been featured in a number of popular magazines over the years. In this image we see the country icon posing for the camera with a silver outfit that is somewhat risqué, at least by the often conservatively-dressed singer’s standards. The Marie Claire image helps to showcase the 5-foot-3 star's breathtaking figure in one of her best photos to date.
Fun Fact: Underwood has been involved in a number of charitable causes over the years that focus on issues such as education and animal rights. As a result, she founded the Checotah Animal, Town & School Foundation. The foundation donated more than $120,000 to music programs in Underwood’s home state. She is also a supporter of the Humane Society of the United States, who she has worked with in the past.
5 Hough: Summer Time
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Julianne Hough is bringing in the summer the right way with this gorgeous blue top and comfy looking short shorts. The 29-year-old looks phenomenal even in relatively casual attire. The blonde starlet shows that she definitely knows hot get her follower’s attention with this outfit choice. In the caption Hough is promoting her online magazine, which features tips on subjects such as health and style and based on the image here, it would appear that the famous dancer is an expert on both subjects.
Fun Fact: Brooks Laich isn’t the first celeb that Hough been romantically linked to. She previously dated country singer Chuck Wicks, who was also her partner on a season of Dancing with the Stars. She also dated television personality Ryan Seacrest for almost three years, from 2010 to 2013.
4 Underwood: Yoga Pants
Carrie Underwood didn't get her amazing figure by simply sitting around. In this photo we see the award-winning singer taking a brief pause in between reps, in the middle of her training. The former reality television star shows us that she isn’t some frail diva who’s afraid to work up a sweat, with this workout photo. Her shirt reads, “I am stronger than anybody knows,” and she appears to be backing up those words in this pic.
Fun Fact: Mike Fisher isn’t the only professional athlete Carrie Underwood has dated. The country star was previously in a relationship with former Dallas Cowboys QB Tomo Romo. The two were an item for several months back in 2007. Underwood later confirmed that her hit song “Cowboy Casanova” wasn’t about Romo.
3 Hough: Looking Out
This Instagram post almost looks like a vacation ad for an exotic coastal destination. Hough was in phenomenal shape during this photo, even by her own high standards. The blonde dancer is displaying ab muscles that even a diehard fitness model would envy. Even with a backdrop that’s suited for a postcard, it is seemingly impossible impossible to take one's eyes off of the 5-foot-3 stunner. 332,700 likes almost seems like too few for this stunning image.
Fun Fact: In 2013, Hough was featured in the romantic drama, Safe Haven. The sultry dancer landed the lead role of Erin Tierney for the film. While the movie received mostly negative reviews from critics, it was a commercial success and made over $97 million at the box office, on a $28 million budget.
2 Underwood: Short Shorts
This picture shows the blonde superstar wearing a pair of rapidly disintegrating short shorts, as she poses for the camera. The chart-topper has the type of physique one might expect to find on a world-class athlete as opposed to a musician. However, based on the image here, it would appear that Carrie Underwood has found the right combination of diet and exercise that allows her to have a seemingly perfect figure. It’s been said that looking good isn’t easy, but Underwood sure makes it seem that way in this instance.
Fun Fact: Underwood’s husband Mike Fisher retired following last season as a member of the Nashville Predators. As captain of the team, Fisher led the club to the Stanley Cup finals before ultimately losing to the Pittsburgh Penguins.
1 Hough: Black & White
This artistic image featured Julianne Hough wearing some truly unique dancing attire. The blonde movie star shows why she is considered one of the most attractive stars in all of Hollywood, with this awe-inspiring shot. This is an among the best photographs ever taken of the former Dancing with the Stars champ and giver her body of work, that’s really saying something. If looking good was a crime, Hough might well face a life sentence.
Fun Fact: Hough’s man Brooks Laich is a center who currently plays for the Los Angeles Kings in the National Hockey Leauge. The Wawota, Saskatchewan, Canada native represented in his home country in both the 2003 World Junior Championships (where he won a silver medal) and the 2010 World Hockey Championships.