Interracial marriages are on the rise so it’s no surprise to see an increasing number of celebrity mixed race couples. These famed actors, models, businessmen, and others looked beyond skin color to find their partners. See below for a sampling of these hot (or at least just famous) couples.Kim Kardashian and Kanye West
Otherwise known as “Kimye,” this controversial couple give the tabloids and celebrity glosses plenty of stories to cover. From Kanye’s Twitter rants to Kim’s naked “Breaking the Internet” pictures, the reality TV show star and her musician husband are sure to keep the masses entertained for many years to come.
|Iman and David Bowie
Iman and the Late David Bowie
The supermodel from Somalia and English rock icon married in 1992. They have one daughter together as well as Iman’s daughter from a previous marriage and Bowie’s son also from a former union. David Bower passed away on January 10, 2016.
|Camila Alves and Matthew McCounaughey
on the 2009 cover of OK! magazine.
Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves
The hunky Irish-American actor met his Brazilian model/television performer partner in 2006. Together they have a son and a daughter. No word on if he’s still playing the bongo drums nude (and if so, hopefully not in front of the kids!).
Kimora Lee Simmons and Tim Leissner
The Baby Phat CEO and former supermodel has two mixed race daughters from her previous marriage to music mogul Russell Simmons. Kimora Lee Simmons, who is Black/Japanese, married Benin (West Africa) actor Djimon Hounsou in 2008 and together they have a baby boy Kenzo Lee who was born in 2009. They later divorced, and Lee Simmonds is now married to businessman Tim Leissner. She gave birth to their baby boy in 2015.
|Nicolas Cage and Alice Kim (couple on right) at the
UN Correspondents Association Awards Dinner with
Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon (second to left) and his wife (left).
Photo: flickr/United Nations
Nicholas Cage and Alice Kim
The Italian/German American actor met his current Korean American wife in 2004 at a restaurant bar where she had waitressed. After 3 months of dating and a 2 month engagement, they married in northern California. They have one son, Kal-El, named after Superman’s birth name. Cage has one previous son from his first wife, and no children from second and third wives Patricia Arquette and Lisa Marie Presley.
|Robert De Niro and Grace Hightower
Robert De Niro and Grace Hightower
The American actor/businessman (of mixed European descent) married Black actress Grace Hightower in 1997. Though the couple split in 1999 they never officially divorced, and in 2004 they renewed their vows. They have a son and a daughter in addition to De Niro’s four other biological/adopted children from two previous relationships.