With the passing of time, there seems to be more acceptance among people choosing mates of other races. The “swirling” phenomenon has caught on gradually throughout the decades in America. A reflection of this trend can be seen in amongst the celebrities of Hollywood. The beautiful pairing of two people of different ethnicities shows how great our society really is and how the swirling trend breaks stereotypes about other races. Here are some of the most well-known celebrities who are known for dating or marrying people of other races.
Kylie Jenner and Tyga
Kylie Jenner seems to be in the spotlight often. Kylie is a reality television personality who is known for appearing on the E! reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Kylie is also a model as well as a socialite. Her name is connected with the Kardashian family since Caitlyn Jenner is married to the Kardashian matriarch, Kris Kardashian. Kylie’s boyfriend is the rapper known as Tyga.
Tyga (his name is what is known as a “backronym” and it stands for “Thank You God Always”) is a rapper who is associated with the Jenner and Kardashian family. He and Kylie have been going together since 2014. They had a rift in their relationship but have recently gotten back together.
Blac Chyna and Robert Kardashian Jr.
Blac Chyna, is a well-known model and entrepreneur. It has been said that she bares somewhat of a resemblance to rap sensation Nicki Minaj. Blac Chyna even played Minaj’s “double” in the video Monster which was directed by Kanye West. She is the mother of Rob Kardashian’s child and she is known as a video vixen.
Robert Arthur “Rob” Kardashian is a television personality who is a part of the Kardashian family. Rob is also a businessman who appeared on the reality tv show Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Rob began dating Blac Chyna in January of 2016 and announced their engagement three months later. Blac Chyna made him a proud father on November 10, 2016 with a daughter named Dream Renee Kardashian. The two have since split.
John Legend and Chrissy Teigen
John Legend is a soon-to-be legend in the music industry. John Legend is a singer and a songwriter who has ten Grammy Awards associated with his name. He also is a Golden Globe Award winner and an Academy Award winner. He certainly won over the heart of Chrissy Teigen to whom he has been married to since 2013.
Christine Teigen, better known as Chrissy, is a well-known model. She became well known when she made her debut in the popular Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. Teigen met singer John Legend on the set of a music video for the song Stereo. Chrissy Teigen had her daughter Luna Simone Stephens with John Legend in April of 2016.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West
Kanye Omari West is the super multi-talented producer, musician, and entrepreneur from Chicago, Illinois. He rose to fame when he released his album The College Dropout in 2004. He has been soaring high with the eagles since this time and hooked up with Kim Kardashian later on and married her in 2014.
Kimberly “Kim” Kardashian West is his wife and the mother of his children. She is a well-known television personality, socialite, and fashion model. She is one of the Kardashians from the Keeping Up with the Kardashians reality television show. She married music sensation Kanye West in 2014 and they have two children together. They are known as a beautiful mixture dubbed “Kimye.”
Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom
Khloe Kardashian is a well-known entrepreneur and reality television personality. She is the sister of Kourtney and Kim Kardashian. Khloe and her sisters are business partners who work in the fashion industry as well as the retail industry. She is also known as the former wife of former Lakers star Lamar Odom.
Lamar Odom is a former basketball player who was a member of the world famous Los Angeles Lakers. He was a high school basketball star and appeared in Parade because of his accomplishments. He has also played for the Los Angeles Clippers and the Dallas Mavericks. He divorced Khloe Kardashian in October of 2016.
Robert Pattinson and FKA Twigs
Robert Pattinson is a model, musician, and actor from England. He is perhaps best known for playing the role of Cedric Diggory in the 2005 fantasy motion picture Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Pattinson is rolling in the dough as he is one of the highest paid actors in Hollywood.
Tahliah Debrett Barnett, better known by her stage moniker FKA Twigs, is a singer, record producer, and dancer. She was once called twigs, but another artist had claimed the name, and so she became “formerly known as,” hence FKA. She is married to fellow countryman actor Robert Pattinson who was named one of the most influential people according to TIME magazine.
Matt Damon and Luciana Barroso
Matt Damon is a famous actor who is one of the most highly paid actors of the silver screen. Matt Damon is also one of the most highest-grossing actors of all time as well. A guy like Matt Damon would not be complete without a sexy Argentinean lady by the name of Luciana Barroso.
Luciana Barroso met Matt Damon while he was filming the movie Stuck on You in April 2003. They got married in 2005 at a private ceremony held at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau. They have three children together. Damon credits Barroso for keeping the paparazzi away from him and his family since his wife is not associated with Hollywood.
Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes
Ryan Gosling is an actor of Canadian descent. Gosling is also a musician and producer in addition to being an actor. Ryan Gosling began his career as a child. He is known by many millennials for appearing in such works as the Mickey Mouse Club and Nickelodeon’s Are You Afraid of the Dark and Goosebumps. Gosling gets goose bumps from his beautiful wife, model and actress Eva Mendes.
Eva Mendes is an actress and model who started acting sometime in the late ’90s. Eva Mendes dated Ryan Gosling when she met him while filming The Place Beyond the Pines in 2011 and eventually married him. They have two daughters together.
Dr. Dre and Nicole Threatt Young
Dr. Dre is a well-known legend in the world of hip-hop. He began his career as a disk jockey and then became a rapper and record producer. He is also known as being one of the founding members of the rap group N.W.A. and is known for his collaboration with Snoop Dog on the Chronic album and Eminem on The Slim Shady LP. Dr. Dre is also the CEO of Beats Electronics and Aftermath Entertainment. Dr. Dre is married to Nicole Threatt, who is the ex-wife of NBA player Sedale Threatt.
Nicole Young is a business woman who is a business partner with her husband Dr. Dre. She has been married to Dr. Dre since 1996 and they have a son and a daughter together.
Zoe Saldana and Marco Perego
Zoe Saldana is an actress who is probably best known for her role as the current version of Nyota Uhura in the film Star Trek. Zoe is also known for her dancing ability. She also had a role in the 2009 film, which is the highest grossing film of all time.
Marco Perego is a professional artist of Italian descent. Marco started dating Zoe Saldana in March 2013. They got married three months later at a private ceremony in London. Perego took Saldana’s surname after they got married and Saldana took Perego’s surname. Marco and Zoe have twin sons together.
Tamera Mowry and Adam Housley
Tamera Mowry is an actress who is well known for portraying Tamera Campbell alongside her sister Tia on the WB sitcom Sister, Sister back in the ’90s. She was also a member of a singing group in the early ’90s known as Vision. She is currently a host on The Real. She is married to Adam Housely and they have two children.
Adam Housley is a journalist. He has an Emmy as well as an Associated Press award for journalism. Another one of his awards is his wife Tamera Housley. They competed on Food Network’s Celebrity Cupcake Wars and won in 2016.
Paula Patton and Robin Thicke
Paula Patton is an actress who is known for starring in the film Warcraft. Paula Patton has also appeared in Déjà vu: Mission Impossible, and also the film Precious. She was married to recording artist Robin Thick, whom she met at the age of 14 years old at an under 21 hip-hop themed club known as Balistyx. Paula Patton was 16 at the time when she met Robin Thicke.
Robin Thicke is a producer and singer from Canada. He has the distinction of working with a lot of the top music artist of the past 10 years which includes Nicki Minaj, Christina Aguilera, Flo Rida, and Pharrel Williams just to name a few. He was married to Paula Patton for 21 years and then divorced her in 2015.
Nicole Richie and Joel Madden
Nicole Richie is a reality television personality, actress, and fashion designer who is best known for appearing with her best friend Paris Hilton on the Fox reality hit television series The Simple Life. Nicole Richie met Good Charlotte lead singer Joel Madden in 2006 and have lived happily ever after since.
Joel Rueben Madden is the lead singer of the pop-punk band, Good Charlotte. He is also a part of The Madden Brothers and performs with his twin brother Benji. He is married to Nicole Richie and they have a daughter named Harlow and a son named Sparrow.
Bella Hadid and The Weeknd
Isabella “Bella” Hadid is an American fashion model. According to Models.com, Bella Hadid is ranked as one of the top 50 models as of June of 2016. She was also named “Model of the Year” by GQ magazine in 2016 also. Hadid appeared in the music video In the Night which is performed by The Weeknd. This is where she met him and they were together until November of 2016.
Abél Makonnen Tesfaye, better known by his stage name The Weeknd is a vocalist and a songwriter from Canada. The Weeknd rose to fame in part because of songs he uploaded to Youtube. He and model Bella Hadid were a couple until November 11, 2016. He says they are still in love, but their schedules conflict with each other and this is what caused the break-up.
America Ferrera and Ryan Piers Williams
America Ferrera is an actress who is well known for playing the role of Betty Suarez on the ABC comedy-drama hit television series, Ugly Betty. America is also known for her role as Amy on the sitcom Superstore. She is a Golden Globe Award winner and a winner in the eyes of her husband actor Ryan Piers Williams.
Ryan Piers Williams is an actor, producer, and a director. He first met America Ferrera while casting her in a student film while he was at USC and they got engaged in June 2010. The couple later married on June 27, 2011.
Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves
Matthew McConaughey is an American actor who rose to fame after playing Wooderson in the comedy film Dazed and Confused in 1993. He has also appeared in such films as Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation, and A Time to Kill. He is married to Brazilian model and designer Camila Alves.
Camila Alves is a Brazilian-American model who was born in Brazil and raised in Los Angeles, California. In 2007, she met Matthew McConaughey and they married on June 9, 2012. They have two sons (Levi and Livingston), and a daughter named Vida. Camila became an American citizen on August 4, 2015.
Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos
Kelly Ripa is an actress, dancer, and television talk show host, and television producer. She is very well known for being a talk show host on the Live! talk show that runs every weekday morning. She is also known for playing the role of Hayley Vaughan on the ABC soap opera All My Children. She found love on the set with her future husband, Mark Consuelos.
Mark Consuelos is an actor who was originally born in Zaragoza, Spain. He is well known for appearing in the soap opera All My Children. He met the love of his life Kelly Ripa on the All My Children set. They eloped in May of 1996 and they have three children together.
Jessica Alba and Cash Warren
Jessica Alba is an American model and actress who became famous for playing the lead role of the television series Dark Angel. She has won several awards and had a Golden Globe Nomination for her role in Dark Angel. She is also known for playing Sue Richards in the film version of Marvel Comic’s Fantastic Four. She is the fantastic wife of actor Cash Warren.
Cash Warren is an actor. He is the son of Michael Warren of Hill Street Blues fame. He is married to Jessica Alba and they have been married since May 2008. They have two daughters, Honor and Haven.
Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez
Halle Berry is an American actress and producer. She is an Academy Award winner for Best Actress for the movie Monsters Ball and she is the only woman of color to date to win an Academy Award. Halle was one of the highest paid actresses in the 2000s. She is also a former model as well. She is married to French actor Oliver Martinez.
Olivier Martinez is an actor of French descent. He won the Cesar Award for “Most Promising Actor” for the film Un, deux, trios, soleil in 1993. He met Halle Berry in 2010 on the set of S.W.A.T. and they have been together ever since.
Wanda Sykes and Alex Sykes
Wanda Sykes is an American comedian writer, voice artist, and actress. She first came to prominence in the late ’90s and she then went on from there and appeared with comedian and actor Chris Rock on The Chris Rock Show. Wanda Sykes has since gone on to appear in several movies and television series, one of which was HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm.
Alex Niedbalski is a woman of French descent. After Wanda Sykes divorced her husband, she met Alex Niedbalski in 2006. Alex and Wanda became parents on April 27, 2009 and gave birth to twins Olivia Lou and Lucas Claud.
Jamie Foxx and Katie Holmes
While many fans had a feeling that the two actors were dating, Jamie Foxx and Katie Holmes didn’t confirm their relationship until September of 2017, nearly four years after they started dating. It’s reported that they first started dating in 2013, a year after Holmes’ split from ex-husband Tom Cruise.
What’s even more bizarre, is that it’s rumored Holmes wasn’t allowed to be seen with another man for five years as part of her divorce agreement with Cruise, and this summer marked five years after their split. If that’s the case, Holmes is a free bird now, and relieved to be able to come out of the dark about her relationship with Foxx.