Black Love Then and Now: From Tisha and Duane to Oprah and Stedman

A look at some of your favorite celeb couples then and now.

Charli Penn May, 26, 2016

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One of our favorite couples then, and one of our favorite couples now. Hey Tisha and Duane!

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Hollywood's longest-running "It" couple first tied the knot in 1997. Let's hear it for the Smiths, who've barely aged a day.

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The Harveys tied the knot in 2007 and since then we swear they haven’t aged a day.

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Our President and First Lady's love story inspires us all. Let's give them a round of applauds for spending two terms in the White House. We'll be sad to see them go.

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Denzel Washington and his wife Pauletta are picture perfect year after year.

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In 1996, Grammy-award winning singer Anita Baker introduced retired NBA baller Grant Hill to his wife, singer Tamia, and of course, he put a move on her heart. The couple tied the knot in 1999.

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The queen of talk show TV and her main man have been an item since the 80s, proving that you don’t have to tie the knot to be connected (and in love) for life.

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A beautiful couple, who are never shy about showing off their love, The Kodjoes recently celebrated eleven years of marital bliss. Let’s hear it for love.

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Actor Omar Epps and his leading lady, singer Keisha Epps, make marriage look easy. The couple will celebrate 10 years of marriage this year.

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The Johnsons, who married in 1991 and have two children together, provide further photographic evidence that Black don’t crack.

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Big on love, and faith, the Simmons were established in 1994. The years have changed but their love and devotion to each other remains the same.

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THIS is what 26 years of (happy) marriage looks like -- alright, alright, alright.

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After 21 years of marriage, The Smiths are still all smiles.

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Gospel singer Tamela Mann and her husband, and singer and actor David Mann, tied the knot in 1988 and are still going strong today. We love the way they always lean into each other. Stay close, you two!

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The rapper-turned-actor and his ladylove first said “I do” back in 1992. Guys, can you direct us to the fountain of youth?


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