They are both iconic and followed by millions. They are both good-looking and successful.
They are perfect matches for each other. In this article, we are going to list the black power-couples that restore our faith in fairy tales.
In no particular order
- Barack Obama – Michelle Obama
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- LeBron – Savannah James
It is hard to imagine meeting someone special in high school and spending the rest of your life with them. For the NBA star LeBron James, this became a reality.
When they met in high school, they were already sports prodigies with LeBron advancing in basketball and Savannah advancing in softball.
Now, LeBron James is one of the most successful and highest-paid athletes. He can’t emphasize enough how supportive Savannah has been throughout this strenuous journey.
Besides their successful sports career, they dedicated their lives to helping underprivileged children through the LeBron James Family Foundation.
- ‘Beyoncé – Jay-Z Carter
There are some couples that you knew you would lose faith in love forever if they were to break up.
We are talking about Beyonce and Jay-Z, probably the most powerful couple in the music industry. They are both extremely successful with their phenomenal music, which feeds from their love for each other.
In addition, they have built up an enormous wealth up to billions thanks to their investments in sports, cosmetics and alcohol brans.
Surely, they weren’t perfect, as they faced marital issues in 2014. They even came very close to a divorce. As Jay-Z stated in an interview, they chose to fight for their love for each other and their three children.
It is perhaps their honesty about the flaws and imperfections that make them even more “perfect”.
- Dwayne Wade- Gabrielle Union
During the 2019 ESPY awards, the newly-retired Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade gave a heart-melting speech for his wife, actress Gabrielle Union, expressing his love and gratitude for her.
The couple met in 2009, three years after Union’s first marriage ended. After five years of dating, they got married in 2014.
The couple welcomed their daughter in 2018, while Union also takes care of Wade’s three children from his previous marriage.
When asked about their secret, they told that being each other’s friend and laughing together was essential.
- Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Smith
Who said you can’t do business with your partner?
The Smiths are a great example of this as they lunch Multimedia Cross-platform Venture Westbrook Inc.
Having established successful acting careers, the two met on the set of the TV show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air in 1994.
Starting out as friends, they eventually became a couple and got married in 1997. Following this, they welcomed two children.
When asked about the secret to their marriage, they said individuality is very important and they allow each other to have their own quality times.
Nevertheless, they also expressed they would be willing to sacrifice their career to save their marriage if need be.
- Ciara – Russell Wilson
The successful R&B singer Ciara and the NFL star Russell Wilson are always admired for keeping their relationship alive and exciting.
When asked about the secret, they say it’s not rocket science and it only takes love and communication. The couple has a 2-year-old daughter, while Ciara’s 5-year-old son from her previous marriage also lives with them.
Ciara and Russell are planning to have more children in the future, but are – as Ciara stated – “enjoying dancing with flat bellies at the moment”.