They later divorced, and Lee Simmonds is now married to businessman Tim Leissner. Nicholas Cage and Alice Kim The Italian/German American actor met his current Korean American wife in 2004 at a restaurant bar where she had waitressed.After 3 months of dating and a 2 month engagement, they married in northern California.They have one son, Kal-El, named after Superman’s birth name.

The American actor/businessman (of mixed European descent) married Black actress Grace Hightower in 1997.

Though the couple split in 1999 they never officially divorced, and in 2004 they renewed their vows.

They have a son and a daughter in addition to De Niro’s four other biological/adopted children from two previous relationships.

Interracial marriages are on the rise so it’s no surprise to see an increasing number of celebrity mixed race couples.

These famed actors, models, businessmen, and others looked beyond skin color to find their partners.

See below for a sampling of these hot (or at least just famous) couples.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Otherwise known as “Kimye,” this controversial couple give the tabloids and celebrity glosses plenty of stories to cover.

From Kanye’s Twitter rants to Kim’s naked “Breaking the Internet” pictures, the reality TV show star and her musician husband are sure to keep the masses entertained for many years to come.

Iman and the Late David Bowie The supermodel from Somalia and English rock icon married in 1992.

They have one daughter together as well as Iman’s daughter from a previous marriage and Bowie’s son also from a former union. Matthew Mc Conaughey and Camila Alves The hunky Irish-American actor met his Brazilian model/television performer partner in 2006. No word on if he’s still playing the bongo drums nude (and if so, hopefully not in front of the kids! Kimora Lee Simmons and Tim Leissner The Baby Phat CEO and former supermodel has two mixed race daughters from her previous marriage to music mogul Russell Simmons.

Kimora Lee Simmons, who is Black/Japanese, married Benin (West Africa) actor Djimon Hounsou in 2008 and together they have a baby boy Kenzo Lee who was born in 2009.