Ivory and ebony make a good contrast and attract each other being opposites. Even with racist attitudes highly prevalent in the society, many celebrities have done away with the hype and gone ahead to date the person of their dreams from a different race. It is more common to see Black men married or engaged with White women. Even being less common, many White men have won over the chocolate girl of their dreams.
Take a look at the top ten Black women with White men:
1. Halle Berry & Olivier Martinez
Though technically biracial, Halle Berry has been the dream for many men fantasizing about Black women. Two out of four men in the former Bond girl’s life are White. While she has a child with former partner Gabriel Aubry, she is expecting a baby with her current husband Olivier Martinez, a Frenchman.
2. Iman & David Bowie
Married to musician/actor David Bowie since 1992, this Somali-American hot Black girl has a daughter with him, Alexandria. They met through their hairdresser and got on together very well after a few hiccups initially. Iman is a supermodel and a businesswoman.
3. Paula Patton & Robin Thicke
Actor Paula Patton was born to a Black father and a White mother. She and Robin Thicke, a R&B recording artist met while in high school and tied the knot in 2010. They have a son named Julian Fuego.
4. Grace Hightower & Robert De Niro
African-American socialite, actor, philanthropist and singer, Grace Hightower stole away Hollywood A-lister Robert De Niro. Married since 1997, they have a son and a daughter. Though this couple was on the verge of a divorce, they soon overcame their issues and got back together, renewing their wedding vows in 2004.
5. Marian Wright Edelman & Peter Edelman
They both fought for a cause and met through it. Marian Wright Edelman, the founder president of Children’s Defence Fund married White man Peter Edelman in 1968 and have three sons. Peter Edelman was an assistant to Robert F Kennedy.
6. Aisha Tyler & Jeff Tietjens
Actor, author and comedienne Aisha Tyler married White man Jeff Tietjens in 1992. Both love beer and love brewing their own beer at home. Now that’s some bonding!
7. Janet Langhart Cohen & William Cohen
Black lady Janet Langhart Cohen, an American author, model and journalist spoke out about her views on interracial love in her book ‘Love in Black and White: A Memoir of Race, Religion, and Romance’. She is married to former Defence Secretary William Cohen since 1996.
8. Thandie Newton & Ol Parker Tach
This Hollywood hottie from Mission Impossible was born to a Zimbabwean mother and a British father. She kept up the trend her parents set and married White man writer-director Ol Parker in 1998. They have two children.
9. Tamera Mowry & Arthur Adam Housley
Actor, singer and voice actor Tamera Mowry of ‘Sister’ fame as Tamera Campbell on ABC/WB is married to a White man after 6 years of dating. Arthur Adam Housley is a news correspondent and has a son with Tamera named Aden. Tamera had a Bahamian-American mother and an English-American father.
10. Alfre Ette Woodard & Roderick Spencer
This famous American film, stage and television actress exchanged the vows with White man Roderick Spencer. They have two children now.