15 Most Beautiful Couples That Prove Love Is Beyond Race
1. Eddie Murphy & Paige Butcher
Eddie Murphy started dating Australian model turned actress Paige Butcher in 2012. The two are not married and have not shown any signs of taking that step. Nevertheless, in May 2016, they welcomed a beautiful daughter named Izzy Oona Murphy.
2. Zoe Saldana & Marco Perego
Zoe Saldana, star of Guardians of the Galaxy, is Dominican and Puerto Rican. In 2013 she secretly married Italian artist Marco Perego in London and, in a reversal of tradition, Marco adopted her surname instead. Now the pair has three children together.
3. Laverne Cox & Jono Freedrix
In 2016, it was confirmed that transgender actress Laverne Cox was dating Jono Freedrix, president of The Virtual Stage film company. The two were spotted together at the Netflix SAG Awards afterparty getting down on the dancefloor and showing some PDA.
4. Ellen Pompeo & Chris Ivery
Grey’s Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo met her music producer partner Chris in a grocery store in Los Angeles back in 2003. They later married in 2007, with then New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg as the legal witness to the ceremony.
5. Dirk Nowitzki & Jessica Olsson
In 2010, Dallas Mavericks player Dirk Nowitzki met Jessica Olsson at a charity event and it was love at first sight. Two years later, the couple married in an intimate African ceremony in Dallas, Texas. Nowitzki said he loved the ceremony was fascinated by the traditions.
6. Alfre Woodard & Roderick Spencer
Alfre Woodard has been married to Roderick Spencer since 1983. As a biracial couple, they have received criticism from both her and her husband’s families over their racial differences. However, they overcame the cacophony and went on to adopt 2 children.
7. Kendra Wilkinson & Hank Baskett
When the former Playboy bunny and proud ex of Hugh Hefner met basketball player Hank Baskett in 2009, Wilkinson promptly moved out of the Playboy mansion and the pair wed shortly after eight months of dating.
8. Chris Noth & Tara Wilson
Noth met Tara Lynn Wilson before he found fame while working the bar at The Cutting Room which he co-owned. The two started dating in 2004 and had their first child in 2008. On April 6th, 2012, the two got married and have been a solid unit ever since.
9. George Lucas & Melody Hobson
Star Wars creator George Lucas met the beautiful Melody Hobson in 2006 during a business conference and the two haven’t been able to keep their hands off each other since. The couple dated for 6 years before getting married at Skywalker Ranch.
10. Woody Harrelson & Laura Louie
Actor Woody Harrelson met his wife Laura Louie in 1987 on set while filming the classic TV show Cheers. Laura then became Woody’s assistant for two years and later married in 2008. The couple had three daughters together before they got married.
11. Iman & David Bowie
The late David Bowie and his wife, Somali-born supermodel Iman, met in 1990. The beloved rocker once recalled “I was naming the children the night we met...It was absolutely immediate.” The pair remained married until Bowie’s untimely death in 2016.
12. Ashlee Simpson & Evan Ross
Ashlee Simpson has had a rough run with the music industry. Luckily she landed on her feet when she met actor Evan Ross, son of legendary singer Diana Ross. The two began dating in 2013, and got married in 2014. Four months after their wedding, they announced they were expecting their first child together.
13. Michael Caine & Shakira Caine
Academy Award winner Michael Caine has been happily married to Shakira for 43 years. The British actor has been quoted saying that the secrets to this happy marriage is to have two bathrooms. Funny!
14. Robert De Niro & Grace Hightower
Two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro met Grace Hightower in 1987 in London where she was working as a hostess. The couple got married in 1997, filed for a divorce that was never finalized, and finally later in 2004 renewed their vows. Now the couple has three children together.
15. Tina Turner & Erwin Bach
Tina Turner met Erwin Bach at an EMI record label party back in 1985, although their relationship remained platonic for the first year before they decided to start dating. The two have enjoyed a blissfully happy romance for 27 years, with Tina gushing about her beau whenever given the opportunity.