We have a major couple crush on these longtime lovebirds, who will celebrate 11 years of happily ever after in 2017.
If we know anything to be true, it’s that Black love always wins.
And as far as happily married couples go, Larenz Tate and his longtime wife Tomasina Tate’s love has proven to stand Hollywood’s test of time.
The adorable, yet goofy teen in Inkwell glowed up to be sultry, forever bae Darius Lovehall in Love Jones, and ever since then, fans have always had a special place in their hearts for the Girl’s Trip actor.
But only his truest fans know just how deep his love runs for Mrs. Tate, (owner of a popular California-based bake shop) and their three sweet boys, as evidenced by this adorable timeline of their love story.
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The lovebirds were picture perfect on the red carpet just two years before officially tying the knot.
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During the NAACP Image Awards in 2005, the soon-to-be Tates arrived wearing matching smiles.
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Wondering if Larenz is as romantic in real life as his famous character Darius Hall was in Love Jones? Absolutely. While the actor doesn't publicly share photos with his wife often, he never has a problem singing her praises on the red carpet.
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Just a few months before officially becoming Mr. and Mrs. Tate, Larenz and Tomasina were absolutely glowing on the red carpet at the Writers Guild of America Awards in New York City.
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Larenz and Tomasina were married on November 30, 2006.
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The Tates welcomed the birth of their first born, son Miles Xavier Tate, 10, on July 29, 2006.
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In 2010, the proud parents and humble couple made an appearance in Los Angeles and looked as happy as ever while arriving side-by-side.
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After welcoming their second son, Zander Tate, 8, in 2008, the couple were spotted out and about in Los Angeles.
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Is it just us or do the Tates seem to be aging in reverse?
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Larenz and his beautiful wife Tomasina (maiden name Parrott) attend a private dinner for Kevin Hart on New Year's Eve 2012 in Los Angeles.
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The Tates at the 2014 BET Awards ceremony.
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Love looks good on Larenz and Tomasina, who always show up red carpet ready.
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The Tates, and their three beautiful children, call California home.
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The Tates hit the red carpet before heading out for a dinner date.
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Ten years strong and looking happier than ever before. Glasses up as we toast to their picture-perfect love.
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