10. Candace Parker, Los Angeles Sparks (WNBA)
The athlete, nominated for Best WNBA Player, is a mom; she shares a daughter, Lailaa, with ex-husband and former NBA player Shelden Williams. Parker was a 22-year-old newlywed when she announced her pregnancy, just after being named the 2008 WNBA Rookie of the Year, according to The Undefeated. She said, "I like to say my daughter chose me. I feel like I'm lucky from that aspect that she's in such an important part of my career."