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Famous White Women Who Married Black Men

Updated July 13, 2020 464.7k views13 items

This list contains information about white women married to Black men, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous white actresses, musicians, and models are married to Black men. Some of these marriages have ended in divorce, while others have been going strong for decades. One Twin Peaks actot was married to one of the most famous record producers of all time.

Who is the most famous white woman who is married to a Black man? Kim Kardashian tops our list. Kim Kardashian married Kanye West on May 24, 2014. The couple has one daughter, North West, who was born on June 15, 2013. Kim's sister, Khloé Kardashian, married NBA basketball player Lamar Odom in  2009. As of 2014, she filed for divorce.

Twin Peaks actor Peggy Lipton was married to record producer Quincy Jones from 1974-1990. The couple has two daughters together, Kidada and Rashida Jones, who is famous for having played Ann Perkins on the sitcom Parks and Recreation. Joanna Shimkus has been married to Sidney Poitier since 1976. Laura Dern was married to Ben Harper from 2005-13.

Are you surprised that so many famous white women are married to Black men? Share your thoughts in the comments section.

  • Kim Kardashian married Kanye West on May 24, 2014.

    • Age: 39
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Heidi Klum was married to Seal from from 2005-12.

    • Age: 47
    • Birthplace: Bergisch Gladbach, Germany

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    Carmen Electra was married to Dennis Rodman from 1998-99.

    • Age: 48
    • Birthplace: Sharonville, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Cheryl Cole was married to Ashley Cole from 2006-10.

    • Age: 37
    • Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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