By Hang Pham / Jan 2, 2023
John Legend Gives All of Himself to Chrissy Teigen
One of the greatest benefits of finding true love is the ability to be blind to color, race, and religion and although it has become the norm, interracial romance should still be celebrated. What better way to honor such an epic feat for the human race than taking a look at the greatest interracial celebrity couples ever?Taken by the creative and sarcastic humor that fills Norwegian-Thai model Chrissy Teigen’s signature tweets, John Legend fell hard for the Sports Illustrated swimsuit hottie. They met in 2007 on the set of John’s “Stereo” music video, and right away, Legend was crushing hard. After that fateful day, they immediately began dating, fell head-over-heels for each other and tied the knot just three years later at a beautiful Italian- style fairy- tale wedding.As if it wasn’t obviously already, Legend’s “All Of Me” is about the stunning mom and model and the two gave birth to their adorable daughter Luna in April this year.
KimYe for the Win
Kanye West has never been shy about his feelings for his now-wife Kim Kardashian and even openly admits that he was quite obsessed with her way before they were together. Even while dating personality Amber Rose, West was quoted saying “If Kim had dated me when I wanted, there would be no Amber Rose.” With a Persian background coming from Kim and African American from Kanye, the two make quite a power couple and have some seriously cute kids! Kanye has said on Ellen that the two “practice” all the time making kids so let’s see how much more they will have.
Dr. Dre & Nicole Threatt Young
Many decades ago, Dr. Dre promises his fans “Detox”. That is the name of the album that was supposed to be one of the greatest rap albums of this generation. After a decade and a half, he called it off. Maybe he was too busy focusing on his lovely wife to be making history?Former NWA rapper Dr. Dre found love in the most interesting place: a divorce hearing! Dre’s loving wife of 17 years, Nicole Threatt, is ex-wife to NBA player Sedale Threatt and an out-of-practice attorney. The Caucasian mother of three enjoys life as a socialite with Dre in Los Angeles.
Robert Pattinson & FKA Twigs
After an unstable relationship with ex-girlfriend and co-star Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson found love in a beautiful black British singer who goes by the name of FKA Twigs. Since getting engaged in 2015, the two have been in the press lately with talks of FKA being pregnant with their baby.A source told E!, “there isn’t a rush to get married.” “Fall plans turned into winter plans and now there are no specific plans, but they still plan on getting married.” There is no doubt that they are a great couple and that they still are in love with one another.
Chris Noth & Tara Wilson
Known as “Big” from Sex and the City, Chris Noth is quite the opposite from his character on the show; he is actually quite the romantic. After a decade of dating, the actor finally married his long-term girlfriend Tara Wilson and the two share a son together, Orion. As fans of true romance, we love the way that this half-black, half-Asian Canadian beauty looks next to her Caucasian man!It also seems like his son loves making jokes. “My son makes me laugh every day,” said Noth. “He’s got a little of my goofball in him. He still loves poop jokes.”
Tyra Banks & Erik Asla
You go, Tyra! The stunning supermodel has been dating Norwegian hunk Erik Asla since 2012, but they have been so impressively secret about their relationship you probably don’t even recognize his name! Every couple should follow this model of secrecy because it brings forth higher chances of longevity to the relationship.The Caucasian photographer and the African-American beauty met on the set of Norway’s Next Top Model and fell head-over-heels behind the camera. They now share a son together with the help of a surrogate! Outside of their child together, Asla also has three other daughters that live in Los Angeles.
Tina Turner & Erwin Bach
The music icon Tina Turner is married to 57-year-old German music executive Erwin Bach and the two only dated 27 years before he took her off the market! That must be a lasting love! Bach even produced Tina’s famous track “What’s Love Got To Do With It!”They now reside in Switzerland where Tina retains a citizenship and the two feel at home. The two had been a couple for 27 years before finally getting married. That is a testament to love to be together for that long and then finally decide on tying the knot so kudos to the both of them!
Ice-T & Coco
Most famous for starring in the reality series Ice Loves Coco, previous hip-hop artist Ice-T found love in the comfort of Coco on the set of Law & Order: SVU. After a single split in 2012, the two rekindled their lasting, interracial love and the two have a daughter together, Chanel.Chanel even participated in her first fashion show at only 14 months of age. Yes, her mom was holding her as she walked alongside Ice for the Nike/Jordan Runaway but that will be something to reminisce about when she grows up. Coco’s shared photos of the event on Instagram and baby Chanel looked less than pleased.
Ellen Pompeo & Chris Ivery
As Meredith Grey, there was only one man for her and his name was Derek Shepherd. The issues with that are, Derek died from a car accident and that it is just a TV show. In real life, Grey has someone else she can call her own.Grey’s Anatomy bombshell Ellen Pompeo met the love of her life in an aisle, in the grocery store! Her now-husband, producer Chris Ivery, proposed to the actress on her birthday and married her at City Hall in 2007. The inseparable couple gave birth to their baby daughter Stella Luna and live their love every day in Los Angeles.
David Bowie & Iman
Before the tragic passing of the eclectic rock star earlier this year, David Bowie and supermodel Iman’s love was one for the books. The stunning model met the talented performer at a dinner party just after she had announced her retirement from the modeling world in 1990. Bowie was so taken with the Somalian beauty, he was quoted by Hello! Magazine saying “That she would be my wife, in my head, was a done deal,” he gushed. “I’d never gone after anything in my life with such passion in all my life. I just knew she was the one.” The inspirational pair were married for a beautiful 24 years.
Kendra Wilkinson & Hank Baskett
The story of Caucasian former playboy bunny Kendra Wilkinson and former Eagles wide receiver Hank Baskett has not been a quiet one. With cheating rumors and a close call with divorce in the mix, the two have made waves throughout their six-year marriage. And not to sound pessimistic, but with the backgrounds they have one could have guessed there would be some drama in the mix. Baskett even gave Kendra permission to flirt and play with other guys after his cheating scandal blew up! Although they are not the “picture perfect” couple, they have managed to work around their issues and rekindle their love.
Sidney Poitier & Joanna Shimkus
Bahamian-American actor Sidney Poitier and Caucasian Canadian former actress Joanna Shimkus make a perfect couple. After 35 years of dedicated marriage, the interracial pair has raised two beautiful and talented daughters who eventually both followed after their parents as talented actresses. In 2016, Poitier received the lifetime achievement award at the BAFTA Awards. “To my family, my life force, I am nothing without you,” Poitier told the BAFTA audience via video. And all of you, thank you for your warm embrace and this extraordinary moment and memory I shall cherish.”
Taye Diggs & Idina Menzel
The stunning actress and Broadway star Idina Menzel and the incredible Taye Diggs once had a love that was blind to color. After meeting on the set of RENT, the actors fell madly in love and gave birth to son Walker, who is now five years old. The two now are divorced sadly after a 10-year marriage, but they have managed to commit to the responsibility of raising Walker amicably. And that is the only respectable way to handle that situation, right? Once they decided to have a child they also decided to put the child before themselves, so all the other problems should take a back seat.
Tamera Mowry & Adam Housley
With a gorgeous half African American, half-white son, Sister, Sister star Tamera Mowry and Caucasian Fox Newscaster Adam Housley celebrate their interracial love. The two have been happily married since 2011 and gave birth to their adorable baby boy Aden. As a talk show host on The Real, Tamera enjoys her time on camera but primarily focuses on her marriage and motherhood. That would explain why the twin hasn’t been in many shows after Sister, Sister. She had the talent to pursue acting and be in it for a while but family is more important to her, clearly and that is quite fine.
Kylie Jenner & Tyga
One of the most famous on our list is the young romance between Kardashian personality Kylie Jenner and African American rapper Tyga. After Tyga cheated on and left his baby mama Blac Chyna for the 18-year-old bombshell, she started dating and is now engaged to Rob Kardashian, Kylie’s older brother. Awkward much? After a few-month split, the two rekindled their interracial spark and are still currently dating. There always seems to be something bubbling on the rumor mill between these two mainly regarding breaking up but their relationship is as solid as ever.
Ashlee Simpson & Evan Ross
Baby Simpson sister Ashlee found love in the arms of this black Hunger Games actor, and the two married in 2014. In the same year, the pair welcomed daughter Jagger Snow and have been happily in love ever since. Ashlee’s first marriage to musician Pete Wentz gave her first-born Bronx, who is now half-sister to baby Jagger; the whole family is too cute! Ross made his acting debut in the film ATL alongside rapper T.I. back in 2006. Simpson must have seen the movie and got the hots for him through the big screen. However it happened, the two make a great couple.
Reggie Bush & Lilit Avagyan
Hunky Buffalo Bills running back Reggie Bush and Kim K look-a-like, Persian wife Lilit Avagyan married back in 2014. After a rough breakup with the Kardashian TV star, it was clear that Bush wanted someone that looked exactly like her, which is honestly a little weird but to each their own. The couple has a beautiful son named Uriah and a daughter, Breseis. The relationship has had it’s ups and downs with a woman claiming that her recent child’s father is Bush so he had to take her to court. That situation died down and the couple has been peaceful for now.
Wesley Snipes & Nakyung “Nikki” Park
Most may know Wesley Snipes from his days as the gnarly vampire king known as Blade. The Blade trilogy was phenomenal but we also may know him from his issues with the government but more specifically taxes.After dating for three years, the stunning Korean painter and African-American actor married in 2003. Following some tax evasion issues, the interracial pair worked together with their four children to overcome the stress and anxiety and are still happily married to this day! That is what marriage is all about, sticking together when the hardships of life get rough.
Matthew McConaughey & Camila Alves
Brazilian model and actress Camila Alves and Academy Award-winning actor Matthew McConaughey met in 2006 in Los Angeles at a nightclub. It was love at first sight for McConaughey, while it took Alves some time to fall in love with her future husband. “The first interaction, I did not know who he was,” she recalls. “At the time, he had a really long beard, and he had this Rasta hat. He was all covered up, and I didn’t really realize who he was.” The pair went on their first date a few days later and have been inseparable ever since.