Elin Maria Pernilla Nordegren-Woods, a former Swedish Model, was born on January 1, 1980 in Stockholm from Barbro Holmberg, former migration and asylum policy minister of Sweden, and Thomas Nordegren, bureau chief in Washington for Swedish Broadcasting media. She has two siblings; Axel and a twin sister, Josefin.
Nordegren and Woods first met on 2001 British Open when a Swedish golfer Jesper Parnevik introduced Woods to Nordegren. On November 2003, they were officially engaged and a year after, October 2004, they got married.
On June 18, 2007, Nordegren gave birth to their first daughter Sam Alexis Woods. And on September 2, 2008, Charlie Axel Woods, their second baby, was born.