Danielle Maria Lineker (née Bux; born 15 June 1979) is a Welsh model, television personality and actress. Danielle made her modelling début in 1999 wining a place on the coveted Miss Hawaiian Tropic beauty pageant in Las Vegas. Since she has graced both stage and screen, and adorned the covers of prestigious magazines. She is married to former English footballer Gary Lineker. Danielle is a patron of wildlife and conservation charity The Born Free Foundation, as well as The Nicholls Spinal Injury Foundation.