Meet Marco Rubio‘s wife, Jeanette Rubio, who is also a former NFL cheerleader for the Miami Dolphins.

These days, Jeanette’s cheerleading is limited to rooting for his husband as he makes his run for President of the United States.


MIAMI GARDENS, FL - SEPTEMBER 16:  Miami Dolphins cheerleader looks on at the game against the Oakland Raiders at Sun Life Stadium on September 16, 2012 in Miami Gardens, Florida.  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

A mother of four, she has been married to U.S. Senator and GOP presidential candidate Marco Rubio for 17 years and was a member of the Dolphins cheerleading squad from 1997 to 1998. “Today, of course, she’s a different sort of cheerleader — for her husband’s presidential campaign, appearing by his side at major public events… After attending the same Miami high school and dating throughout college, the pair married in 1998, right after Rubio finished law school at the University of Miami,” the New York Post explained. h/t inquisitr

Rubio has quite the NFL cheerleader connection, Jeanette Rubio’s sister Adriana Dousdebes was also a Dolphins cheerleader, as was the senator’s sister Veronica.