1. Shannon and Monica Brown
Shannon and Monica met on the set of Monica’s “Love All Over Me” music video. As fate would have it, Shannon was her love interest for the music video and eventually in real life. They dated and then married in less than six months.
2. Magic and Cookie Johnson
Magic and Cookie Johnson met at a college party in 1977.
3. Denzel and Pauletta Washington
The couple met on the set of the 1977 film ‘Wilma.’ They married five years later.
4. Samuel L. Jackson and LaTanya Richardson
The two met while LaTanya was a student at Spelman College and Samuel was a student at Morehouse College.
5. Courtney B. Vance and Angela Bassett
Bassett and Vance met while attending the Yale School of Drama.
6. David and Tamela Mann
David and Tamela Mann met in the high school choir room. The two married in 1988.
7. Viola Davis and Julius Tennon
Viola Davis and Julius Tennon met on the set of the TV show, ‘City of Angels.’
8. Rodney Peete and Holly Robinson Peete
The couple met at a Los Angeles nightclub. They have been married for over 20 years and have four children.
9. Tia Mowry and Cory Hardrict
Tia Mowry and her twin sister, Tamera, were driving when they spotted Tia’s now husband, Cory Hardrict, and offered him a ride home. The random encounter started as a friendship between the two and they’ve now been married for nine years.
10. Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith
Jada and Will met on the set of ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.’ Ironically enough, Jada was considered too short for the role of Will’s girlfriend on the show, but the two shared a romantic connection and wed in 1997.
11. Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee
Spike and Tonya met at the Congressional Black Caucus Weekend in Washington, D.C. They have been married since 1993 and have two kids.
12. Nicole Ari Parker and Boris Kodjoe
Nicole and Boris met on the set of the TV series ‘Soul Food.’ They have been married since 2005 and have two children.
13. Tamia and Grant Hill
The couple was initially introduced by Tamia’s good friend, Grammy Award winning singer, Anita Baker.
14. Nicey Nash and Jay Tucker
The couple was introduced at a friend’s Labor Day party.
15. Morris Chestnut and Pam-Byse Chestnut
Morris Chestnut was in a Atlanta for an acting gig when he met his wife, Pam. They have two children.
16. Dwayne Wade & Gabrielle Union
Dwayne Wade and Gabrielle Union met in 2007 while co-hosting a Super Bowl Party.
17. Ice Cube & Kimberly Woodruff
The two met while Woodruff was in college. Ice Cube approached her first but she wasn’t feeling it. But now the couple has 4 kids together and have been married since 1992.