11 Popular White Celebrities with Black Spouses

 

Love conquers all. Regardless of color, sexuality, gender and any other details that would have been extremely scandalous in the not so recent past. Given below are 11 high profile couples who have proven love is not limited by race.

 

1- Robert De Niro and Grace Hightower

Robert De Niro and Grace Hightower

Popularly considered to be amongst the greatest Hollywood actors of all time, Robert De Niro is married Grace Hightower in 1997. Although the couple split in 1999, they renewed their vows 5 years later. Robert De Niro has acted in over 100 movies and is known for classics such as Goodfellas, Taxi Driver and The Godfather II, and for providing some of the best dialogues and monologues in history, including the improvised “Are you talking to me?” from Taxi Driver.

2- Michael Jordan and Yvette Prieto
Michael Jordan and Yvette Prieto
Michael Jordan and Yvette Prieto

Renowned American basketball champion Michael Jordan married Cuban-American model Yvette Prieto in 2013. The retired basketball player was known for winning the Most Valuable Player Award five times, and for leading the Chicago Bulls to six NBA championships. The couple had identical twin daughters in 2014.

3- George Lucas and Mellody Hobson
George Lucas and Mellody
George Lucas and Mellody

The prolific creator of the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises, George Lucas married Mellody Hobson in 2013, more than seven years after they met during a business conference! Mellody Hobson is the Chair of the Board of Directors at DreamWorks Animation and the president of Ariel Investments. The couple got married in true star wars style, at the Skywalker Ranch!

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