Some say that, "once you go black, you never go back."
And when it comes to love, some celebrity relationships validate that claim as perfectly. These 11 couples are living, loving proof of the age-old saying. Some are married, some have kids, but all are reminders of how beautiful love can be, no matter what the color of your skin is.
Bill de Blasio and Chirlane McCray
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife of 20 years Chirlane McCray, with their children Dante and Chiara.
Robert DeNiro and Grace Hightower
Robert DeNiro and his wife Grace Hightower were married in 1997. His first wife, Diahnne Abbott (1976-1988) was also black.
George Lucas and Mellody Hobson
George Lucas met wife Mellody Hobson in 2006, and they married finally in the summer of 2013. Their now eight-month-year-old daughter Everst Hobson Lucas was born two months after the wedding.
Olivier Martinez and Halle Berry
Halle Berry gushes about husband Olivier Martinez and their five-month-old son Maceo.
Ellen Pompeo and Chris Ivery
The Grey's Anatomy star has been married to music producer Chris Ivery since 2007. They have a daughter together, Stella Luna.
English actress Thandiwe "Thandie" Newton and writer-director-producer Ol Parker have been married for over 15 years. They have three children together, daughters Ripley, 14, and Nico, 10, and one-month-old son Booker Jombe.