Black Love: Boris and Nicole Ari Through the Years

Nicole Ari Parker and Boris Kodjoe Through the YearsPerfect PairWhen we think of Black love, the marriage of Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker immediately comes to mind. We watched their love bloom on the set of "Soul Food" and have been hooked on their beautiful romance ever since. Boris is undoubtedly one of the most handsome Black men alive, and Nicole is drop-dead gorgeous with an amazing body and come-hither hazel eyes. These two make a dynamic pair and are the perfect example of Black love going strong.Laugh and LoveBoris and Nicole met on the set of the classic drama, "Soul Food." Their on-screen chemistry spilled over into real life. The two married in 2005.Early Stages of LoveBoris and Nicole exchanged vows in Germany two months after the birth of their daughter and about a year and a half later their son was born. Their daughter was born with spina bifida, a serious birth defect, and the couple is committed to raising awareness of the disease.All Star CoupleHaving fun together is important for the two former models. The couple enjoys a night out to attend Backstage Creations Celebrity Retreat at Shaq's All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles, California.Sweet KissesHow adorable! Nicole lends her hottie hubby Boris Kodjoe her left cheek for some serious red carpet smooching.Fall in LoveWe fell in love with Boris and Nicole when the actors first appeared on Showtime's hit series "Soul Food." The picture-perfect pair was nominated for NAACP Image Awards in the outstanding actor and actress categories between 2001 and 2005.So Hot"I'm married to my best friend, so I never get bored," said Boris. "We always have a good time whatever we do and we laugh a lot."Having Some FunBoris and Nicole kick back and hang out with Nicole Alexander andShaquille O'Neal at the Shaq All Star Weekend Comedy Jam.Simply StunningOn keeping their love strong, Boris says, "Nicole and I make a big effort to keep it sexy. We go out on dates, we work out together and we make sure we look good for the other."Perfect in PinkNicole says Boris is an amazing father. "His whole life has been about being a father, his life goal has included being a father so I'm very lucky I've got a partner in parenting."Fashion ForceOver the years, this couple has emerged as a force to be reckoned with on the fashion scene.Red CarpetWe love seeing Boris and Nicole together on the red carpet.Their body language always reads "forever in love."Show Some LoveBoris doesn't mind some PDA every now and then, and we always love when he shows affection for his beautiful wife. Judging by that brilliant smile, Nicole is loving it too!All SmilesIt's not easy to maintain a relationship under the pressures of Hollywood, but this loving pair make love look so effortless.Looking at their smiling faces, we can tell they have a true love that will last.Dance the Night AwayGet down baby! This fun-loving couple gets hot and heavy at the BET Honors Party in Washington, D.C.Love in the SunBoris and Nicole get up close and personal while at the beach in Santa Monica, California.

When we think of Black love, the marriage of Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker immediately comes to mind. We watched their love bloom on the set of "Soul Food" and have been hooked on their beautiful romance ever since. Boris is undoubtedly one of the most handsome Black men alive, and Nicole is drop-dead gorgeous with an amazing body and come-hither hazel eyes. These two make a dynamic pair and are the perfect example of Black love going strong.

Boris and Nicole met on the set of the classic drama, "Soul Food." Their on-screen chemistry spilled over into real life. The two married in 2005.

Boris and Nicole exchanged vows in Germany two months after the birth of their daughter and about a year and a half later their son was born. Their daughter was born with spina bifida, a serious birth defect, and the couple is committed to raising awareness of the disease.

Having fun together is important for the two former models. The couple enjoys a night out to attend Backstage Creations Celebrity Retreat at Shaq's All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles, California.

How adorable! Nicole lends her hottie hubby Boris Kodjoe her left cheek for some serious red carpet smooching.

We fell in love with Boris and Nicole when the actors first appeared on Showtime's hit series "Soul Food." The picture-perfect pair was nominated for NAACP Image Awards in the outstanding actor and actress categories between 2001 and 2005.

"I'm married to my best friend, so I never get bored," said Boris. "We always have a good time whatever we do and we laugh a lot."

Boris and Nicole kick back and hang out with Nicole Alexander andShaquille O'Neal at the Shaq All Star Weekend Comedy Jam.

On keeping their love strong, Boris says, "Nicole and I make a big effort to keep it sexy. We go out on dates, we work out together and we make sure we look good for the other."

Nicole says Boris is an amazing father. "His whole life has been about being a father, his life goal has included being a father so I'm very lucky I've got a partner in parenting."

Over the years, this couple has emerged as a force to be reckoned with on the fashion scene.

We love seeing Boris and Nicole together on the red carpet.Their body language always reads "forever in love."

Boris doesn't mind some PDA every now and then, and we always love when he shows affection for his beautiful wife. Judging by that brilliant smile, Nicole is loving it too!

It's not easy to maintain a relationship under the pressures of Hollywood, but this loving pair make love look so effortless.Looking at their smiling faces, we can tell they have a true love that will last.

Get down baby! This fun-loving couple gets hot and heavy at the BET Honors Party in Washington, D.C.

Boris and Nicole get up close and personal while at the beach in Santa Monica, California.

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