Color of Love: Celebs in Interracial Relationships

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ESSENCE.COM Oct, 14, 2008

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Actress Paula Patton met her sweetheart singer Robin Thicke in high school, when he was 15. The two married in 2005 and had their first child, Julian, on April 6, 2010.

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After her split with her model boyfriend and the father of her daughter Nahla, Gabriel Aubrey, Halle started dating French actor Olivier, and the two married in a fairytale wedding at a French chateau in 2013.

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Supermodel Iman and British rock star David have been together since 1990. The couple has one daughter together, Alexandria Zahra Jones, as well as children from their previous marriages.

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Crooner John Legend has been with his girlfriend, Thai-Norwegian model Christy Teigen, since 2007.

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Seal and Heidi Klum always seem to smile just a bit brighter with the other by their side. The top model and international crooner married in 2005, and have four children.

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“True Blood” actress Rutina Wesley and husband actor James Fishel bonded over their love of the big screen.

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Naomi Campbell’s billionaire Russian boyfriend Vladimir Doronin has hinted that he is ready to get married to the catwalk diva in the near future.

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After meeting at a racecar track, the queen of hip-hop Eve married her boo thang Maximillion Cooper last summer. 

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A year after breaking up with longtime beau Jermaine Dupri, Janet fell for Qatari businessman Wissam Al Mana. The two secretly tied the knot in 2013.

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Nicole Young married hip hop’s physician back in 1996. Now 15 years strong the couple have two children together, a daughter named Truly and a son named Truth.

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Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian began dating in 2009. They married in the same year and currently have their own E! reality TV show.

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Rapper Paul Wall has been married to his wife Crystal for the 6 years. They have two children.

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When Zoe announced that she would marry actor and CEO of My Fashion Database Keith Britton in 2010, not many knew the two had been dating for a decade. And just last year, they welcomed twins—not one, but two bundles of joy!

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Actor Derek Luke has been married to his wife Sophia Adella for 13 years.

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The veteran actress is married to writer Roderick Spencer and
the couple have two adopted children together. They have a daughter, Mavis Spencer (pictured, center).

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Donna Summer met her husband Bruce Sudano when his band, Brooklyn Dreams, collaborated with the disco queen. The two wed in 1980 and have three daughters Mimi, Brooklyn and Amanda Grace.

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Actor Justin Chambers and his wife, Keisha, have five children together. The former model and “Grey’s Anatomy” star met his wife at a model agency while he was working for Calvin Klein.

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Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck got things cooking when he tied the knot with
handbag designer Gelila Assefa in a fairy-tale wedding in Italy in 2007.

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Chris Noth, the “Sex and the City” star we all love to hate, once had a longtime relationship with model Beverly Johnson. The actor has scored “big” with current girlfriend and mother of his son, Tara Wilson.

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Actor Cuba Gooding, Jr., is a member of the Marrying Outside the Race Club too. He and his teenage love, Sara Kapfer, married in 1994 and the couple has three kids together.

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Acting great Robert De Niro married his actress wife Grace Hightower in 1997, but the two filed for divorce in 1999. Nevertheless, this “goodfella” stayed by his woman during the tough times as the divorce was never finalized.

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He’s Hollywood rich and she offers advice on getting rich. Together, “Good Morning America” financial contributor Mellody Hobson and Star Wars director George Lucas look like a million bucks.

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Taye Diggs met wife Idina Menzel when they were costars on Broadway’s “Rent.” The two got married in 2003 and welcomed their first child, Walker, in September.

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Veteran actor Sidney Poitier has been married to his wife Joanna Shimkus for 35 years. They have two daughters, Anika and Sydney. Poitier has four other daughters from a previous marriage.

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Somalian supermodel Iman and British rock star David Bowie have been together since 1990. The couple has one daughter together, Alexandria Zahra Jones, as well as children from their previous marriages.

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Actress Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon and hubby Mike Nilon hit the jackpot with twin sons Jax & Jaid Joseph, who were born in 2007.

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He’s Hollywood rich and she offers advice on getting rich. Together, “Good Morning America” financial contributor Mellody Hobson and “Star Wars” director George Lucas look like a million bucks.

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“Idlewild” and “Déjà Vu” actress Paula Patton was seen shaking her tail feather at hubby Robin Thicke’s NYC concert last year as he sang his rendition of D’Angelo’s “Brown Sugar.” The two fell in love in high school and have been going strong since.

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Some of our favorite stars have found happiness with someone of another race. See their stories of love.

Dubbed the sexiest woman alive, Halle Berry and her beau Gabriel Aubry welcomed a baby girl, Nahla, in 2008.

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Acting great Robert De Niro married wife Grace Hightower in 1997, but the two filed for divorce in 1999. Nevertheless, this “goodfella” stayed by his woman during the tough times as the divorce was never finalized.

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Naomi Campbell’s billionaire Russian boyfriend Vladimir Doronin has hinted that he is ready to get married to the catwalk diva in the near future.

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Seal and Heidi Klum smile just a bit brighter, with the other by their side. The top model and international crooner married in 2005, and just welcomed their third baby together, to join Heidi’s older daughter.

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Veteran actress Alfre Woodard is married to writer Roderick Spencer and
the couple have two adopted children together.

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Golf giant Tiger Woods (who is himself biracial) has opted to marry a White woman, Elin Nordegren. The couple welcomed their second child earlier this year.

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