Black Women, White Men: If you still think black women dating white men is rare, here are some high-profile relationships between black women and white men paving the way for those who dare to take a walk on the lighter side. Is black the new blond??? From the 90’s to date.
Robin Givens and Brad Pitt
Before he was famous, he was the new boyfriend of the world heavyweight champion’s ex-wife. Indeed, once Brad showed up at Robin’s house and saw Iron Mike there waiting for him….
Nicole Roderick and Frank Langella
Frank Langella scored big time with Nicole Roderick, a beautiful model several decades his junior. The pair attend red carpet events together, bridging divides of age and race….
Shar Jackson and Kevin Federline
You probably remember Shar Jackson as Niecy Jackson from TV Moesha. Before K-Fed and Brit hooked up, K-Fed was with Shar. The pair have a son and a daughter together.
Aisha Tyler and Jeff Tietjens
Actress and comedian Aisha Tyler married someone out of the entertainment industry — attorney Jeff Tietjens. The pair are both really into beer brewing their own brand together…
Tamera Mowry and Adam Housley
Tamera of Sister Sister fame dated Fox News correspondent Adam Housley for six years before they tied the knot. You can now catch her on either Tia & Tamera, a sort of reality show version of Sister Sister or Access Hollywood Live, where she is a co-host….
Serena Williams and Brett Ratner
Serena and Brett have dated on and off for years, leading to Internet rumors that Serena made disparaging comments about black men. This was disproved by the Internet hoax debunking website Snopes.com. Their last breakup was after Serena attended a party thrown by Diddy….
Eileen Harris and Peter Norton
Tech mogul Peter Norton has been married twice, first to Eileen Harris, a woman hailing from Watts, Los Angeles. The pair had kids together, but ultimately divorced in 2000.
Gwen Adams and Peter Norton
When Peter Norton tied the knot again, he married another African-American woman. However, Gwen Adams comes from very different roots than Eileen Harris, hailing from Martha’s Vinyard, the exclusive Massachusetts island community.
Lydia Tracy and Mats Carlston
You might know Lydia Tracy from the runways, but chances are you’ve never heard of Mats Carlston. He’s a lawyer in New York City. The pair married in November 2000 and have a child together.
Janet Langhart and William Cohen
Cohen was one of the most powerful men in the world, heading up the Department of Defense under Bill Clinton’s second term. Janet Langhart is no slouch herself, as president and CEO of her own company, Langhart Communications.
Keisha and Justin Chambers
Justin Chambers, former Calvin Klein model has done well for himself. He married a former agency booker, keeping it in the industry, while also bolstering his own career.
Iman and David Bowie
Somali supermodel Iman and David Bowie are arguably the high-powered interracial couple with a black woman and a white man. In addition to her modeling, Iman is active in philanthropy and pioneered the field of cosmetics for black women… sadly Davie Bowie died earlier this year on 10th January 2016, He and Iman were married from 1992- 2016
Paul Weller and Dee C. Lee
During the 1980s, British punk icon formed the Style Council, a rotating soul and pop project with few permanent members. One of them was his girlfriend at the time, soul and pop singer Dee C. Lee, still active on the British pop scene.
Rutina Wesley and Jacob Fishel
Considering that she’s a star of the popular HBO series True Blood and he’s basically an unknown, we’re guessing that Rutina wears the pants in this family. Her screen debut was less than five years ago, so Rutina is certainly off to a strong start.
Lark Voorhies and Mark-Paul Gosselaar
Pretty much every woman in America has had a crush on Mark-Paul Gosselaar since he starred on Saved By The Bell in the 1980s. And just about every man had something going on for Lark Voorhies since we saw her as Lisa Turtle on the same show. How fortunate that the two found one another. They make a wonderful-looking couple.
Golden Brooks and Markus Molinari
Golden Brooks is most famous because of her role on Girlfriends. When not acting, she raises money for HIV/AIDS and other causes. For a brief period during the early aughts she dated Markus Molinari, who also dated Katy Perry…
Zoe Kravitz and Ben Foster
The strikingly beautiful daughter of Zoe Kravitz is following in her grandmother’s footsteps by dating a white man. It’s hard to imagine a woman of any race doing any better than the handsome Ben Foster of 3:10 To Yuma and My Name Is Earl.
Alfre Woodard and Roderick Spencer
Prolific actress and multiple NAACP Image Award winner Alfre Woodard is married to white screenwriter and social activist Roderick Spencer. The pair are both highly active in the Democratic Party together and while Alfre is the more high profile one in the pair, Roderick is no stranger to the spotlight.
Tara Wilson and Chris Noth
Their skin color isn’t the only difference between Tara Wilson and Chris Noth — this star of Law and Order and Sex and the City is also twice his blushing bride’s age. Interestingly, Wilson has also appeared alongside former Law and Order star Benjamin Bratt on the big screen.
Angela McGlowan and John Venners
Political commentator and sometimes politician Angela McGlowan is married to venture capitalist and CEO John Venners. Angela has a mixed-race background: While predominantly African-American, she also has Native American and English roots.
Mellody Hobson and George Lucas
George Lucas, one of the most powerful men in Hollywood and the mastermind behind Star Wars has been dating black businesswoman Mellody Hobson since 2007. With all that money, this pair might be the highest powered interracial couple in all of Hollywood.
Thandie Newton and Ol Parker
Thandie Newton, known as the Queen of Practical jokes, is perhaps better known for roles like Condie Rice in W. She’s married to fellow — but lesser known — actor, Ol Parker. Newton recently won a Black Reel Award for her role in For Colored Girls.
Eve and Maximillian Cooper
R&B singer Eve is married to flamboyant creative director and entrepreneur Maximillion Cooper. She now bears his last name. Wherever the pair go, they cause a scene with their good looks, fashionable dress and high profile.
Prince Maximillian and Princess Angela Brown
Prince Maximillian married Angela Gisela Brown in a civil wedding in January of 2000. She’s now known as Princess Angela. An Afro-Panamanian woman, Princess Angela and her son are now the highest-ranking black members of a European royal family…
Paula Patton and Robin Thicke
Paula Patton, star of Jumping the Broom and Precious has been married to white R&B singer Robin Thicke since 2005. Patton was slated to replace Sharon Stone on Law and Order: SVU, but opted to appear in Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol instead. Thicke’s career as an R&B singer and writer is still going strong.
Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez
She takes pains to say this doesn’t mean she’s turned her back on the African-American community, but when it comes to romance, Halle is only interested in white men. Her current squeeze is French actor Olivier Martinez, star of Blood and Chocolate and Dark Tide…They are rumored to be separated.
Salli Richardson and Matthew McConaughey
Salli Richardson is now married to Dondre Whitfield and has dated figures such as Tupac Shakur and Sean Combs. Years ago, however, she dated Matthew McConaughey, star of How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days and Dazed and Confused.
Angela Howard and Matt Stone
Nerdy Matt Stone, creator of South Park is married to Angela Howard, a Comedy Central executive who works on his show. Another one of those Hollywood pairings made in heaven, the two command an enormous amount of power together in the world of television comedy.
Garcelle Beauvais and Michael Nilon
Divorced, this mixed-race pairing had quite a nasty breakup, despite having two children together. The Haitian-American Beauvais publicly called our the father of her two children for his marital infidelities before the pair split up. Watch for her on the humorous legal procedural Franklin and Bash.
Naomi Campbell and Vladimir Doronin
For a girl from the working-class suburbs of London, Naomi Campbell has done quite well for herself. All this would be true even if she hadn’t married Russian oligarch Vladmimir Doronin. We can’t imagine what, other than a Russian billionaire, would get a woman to move to Moscow, but that’s where Naomi calls home these days Naomi and Vladimir are separated…
Zoe Saldana and Keith Britton
Zoe Saldana breathed new, sexy and complex life into iconic African-American character Lt. Uhura in the 2009 version of Star Trek. She is now engaged to lesser-known actor Keith Britton, who has starred in films such as Dirty Deeds and Haven..
Robert DeNiro and Grace Hightower
Robert DeNiro has a long track record of dating black women. He’s been married to his current wife, singer, actress and model Grace Hightower, since 1997. The pair have a song named Elliot together. The pair initiated divorce proceedings, but the divorce was never finalized, with the pair renewing marriage vows and living together apparently happy since 2004.
Toukie Smith and Robert DeNiro
While Smith and DeNiro were never married, they were a couple for many years. The two have two sons together. She did a bit of acting, but is mostly a model. Fans of 227 will remember her as Eva Rawley from a single season of the popular NBC sitcom…
Whoopi Goldberg and Ted Danson
It’s almost impossible to write a list about mixed-race couples with a black woman and a white man without including this controversial couple. Everyone remembers the blackface incident, but almost no one remembers that Danson shelled out $30 million to divorce his wife after his affair with Whoopi was exposed. The pair met on the set of Made In America…
Roger Ebert and Chaz Hammelsmith
The most famous film critic in the United States is married to Chaz Hammelsmith, a laywer. She now acts as his interpreter the world, since cancer took his ability to speak to people directly.
Chris Noth and Beverly Johnson
Chris Noth, perhaps best known for his roles on the Law and Order and Sex and the City franchises, once dated Beverly Johnson, one of the first black supermodels. She was the first African-American woman to appear on the cover of Vogue, as well as the French version of Elle.
Lisa Bonet and Jason Momoa
Lisa Bonet once had a high-profile married to mixed-race rocker Lenny Kravitz. She is currently married to Jason Momoa. For his own part, Jason is half Native Hawaiian on his mother’s side, and a number of white nationalities on his father’s. Watch for him on Game of Thrones on HBO…
Halle Barry and Gabriel Aubry
Before her long-term relationship with Olivier Martinez, Halle was involved with French-Canadian model Gabriel Aubry. The pair have a child together. Aubry had to petition an American court to establish paternity to have greater access to their child.
Zoe Kravitz and Penn Badgley
You know him as Dan Humphrey from Gossip Girl. Zoe Kravitz knows him as her boyfriend. When not acting, Badgley is an active promoter of American soccer, trying to get the World Cup to the United States in 2018 or 2022, along with Brad Pitt.
Oprah Winfrey and Roger Ebert
Roger Ebert was in love with Oprah Winfrey long before the rest of America was. The pair dated many years ago before Oprah was famous. The two met through mutual friends in the Chicago media community.
Susan Rice and Ian Cameron
Susan Rice, Ambassador to the United Nations, is married to Ian Cameron, a Canadian television producer. The two met while at Stanford University in California. With two prominent people in the same family, we can’t help but wonder how much time they actually get to spend together.
Kim Wayans and Kevin Knotts
Kim is one of the younger members of the famous Wayans family. She is married to little-known actor Kevin Knotts. The two have crafted a series of books geared toward mixed-race children about a multiracial girl attending public school for the first time after being homeschooled for years. Both still continue to act, as well.
Corinne Bailey Rae and Jason Rae
If you’ve ever wondered where the “Rae” comes from, it comes from her late husband, Jason. Sadly, Jason passed away from an accidental alcohol and methadone overdose in 2008. His name lives on with Corinne, who makes excellent jazz and R&B on her iconic Gibson Hummingbird.
Tamyra Gray and Sam Watters
Tamyra Gray is famous from her appearances on American Idol and Boston Public. After appearing on the former, she married Sam Watters. You might not know him by name, but you almost certainly remember him from his days in Color Me Badd. Watters is currently a songwriter and producer.
Stacey Dash and Brian Lovell
Stacey Dash, “Val” of television’s Single Ladies was once married to producer Brian Lovell. The pair had a child together but split up in 2005. She’s also noteworthy as the only member of the Clueless cast to reprise her role for the television series.
Stacey Dash and Emmanuel Xuereb
After her marriage to Brian Lovell, Stacey went on to marry Emmanuel Xuereb and things did not end well. She had to apply for a restraining order against him during their divorce proceedings. Emmanuel is a little-known actor who you might have seen in Bad Boys, but probably didn’t notice.
Frank Langella and Nicole Roderick
Whoopi Goldberg and Frank Langella
After her relationship with Ted Danson, Whoopi Goldberg dated Frank Langella. This is a recent relationship, apparently current as of October 2011. The pair are separated by nearly a foot in height, as well as 20 years in age, but damn if they don’t look cute together.
Venus Williams and Hank Kuehne
This pair both play sports associated with the country club. Venus plays tennis, while Hank plays golf. Venus holds the distinction of being the first black woman to be ranked number one in the world during the open era. Hank Kuehne is often visible at her events, notably holding her hand during long rain delays.
Kerry Washington and David Moscow
Actress Kerry Washington is known for such Hollywood hits as The Last King of Scotland and Ray. Her former fiancée, David Moscow, has had a less impressive career, although he did appear as the younger version of Tom Hanks in Big. The pair split in 2007.
Barbara Feltus and Boris Becker
Boris Becker’s first wife was actress, model and designer Barbara Feltus. The pair married in 1993 while Becker was at the height of his career. The two divorced in 2001 after Becker acknowledged the paternity of a child conceived from an affair.
Lilly Kerssenberg and Boris Becker
After his first marriage failed, Becker dated a couple women before marrying Dutch model Lilly Kerssenberg. Becker and his second wife had their first child in February of 2010. We’re hoping this pairing will last for the long haul.
Heather Hadley and Brian Musso
Trinidadian-American R&B singer Heather Hadley married ex-New York Jet Brian Musso in 2009. The two met while attending Northwestern University. In December 2009, Hadley gave birth to their first child, John David. That year was, perhaps not coincidentally, the first time Heather released an album.
Diahnne Abbott and Robert DeNiro
Diahnne Abbottholds the distinction of being Robert DeNiro’s first wife. An actress and singer, she appeared in some of his movies, including New York, New York and The King of Comedy. She had a child from a previous marriage that DeNiro adopted, Drena. Drena is now a producer and actress.
Wolfgang Puck and Gelila Assefa
A titan in the world of food, Wolfgang Puck’s wife Gelila Assefa is no lightweight herself. A high-powered fashion designer, she married Puck in 2007. Her designs are known for their influence from her native Ethiopia, while Puck’s cuisine is known for its French influence.
Tatyana Ali and Jonathan Brandis
Two child stars, but sadly only one of them is still with us. You know Tatyana Ali as Ashley from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Jonathan Brandis was a teen idol during the 1990s, but fell on hard times. He finally took his own life in 2003.
Diana Ross and Arne Naess, Jr.
Diana Ross of the Supremes Married her second husband, Norwegian tycoon Arne Naess, Jr. The couple eventually separated before Naess suddenly died in 2004. An avid mountaineer, Naess fell off a mountain 103 meters to his death at the age of 66.
Tina Turner and Erwin Bach
Tina Turner’s name comes from her first husband Ike Turner. The love in her life now, however, is Erwin Bach. Bach is a record executive hailing from Cologne, Germany. The two now married, but they have been together since 1986.
Nina Alu and Iggy Pop
Nina Alu was a flight attendant when she met the Godfather of Punk ten years ago. The pair have been together ever since. She had originally wanted to go into broadcast journalism, but doesn’t do much of anything but accompany Pop to red carpet events…
Lil Kim and Scott Storch
Lil Kim and producer Scott Storch had a turbulent relationship. Scott eventually lost all of his money, spending it on cocaine before mounting a comeback that includes working with Ludacris and Chris Brown. For her part, Lil Kim has finally repaid her debt to society and is appearing on Dancing With the Stars.
Brandee Tucker and Michael Steger
The star of True Blood married Brandee Tucker in November 2008. The couple have known each other since childhood. Look for Brandee in the upcoming Diary of a Wedding Planner and Bad Actress.
Crystal Slayton and Paul Wall
Known for his grill, his own record label and his Southern-fried beats. He also deserves some bit of credit for staying with his long-time girlfriend Crystal Slayton after getting famous. No gold digger or star chaser, she loved Paul Wall when he was just some skinny geek from Texas…
Beverly Cunningham and Shadoe Stevens
Shadoe Stevens is best known to music lovers as the man who replaced Casey Casem on American Top 40. His third and current wife Beverly Cunningham is a model. The pair have been married since the 1980s and have two children together…
Even tough some of the couples mentioned above a no longer together, majority are still togetther. When it comes to love colour DOES NOT MATTER.
Source: Tonighter/Nicholas Pellf