Many things, including culture and religion factor into the type of mates we choose. It is not uncommon to find people who have selected spouses or partners from the same cultures and backgrounds, even going to the extent of joining the same religion or church as their spouse.
For others, variety is the spice of life; they relish in and welcome the fact that their significant other is from a different cultural background. Quite a number of African American celebrities have not been left out.
Scroll through to check out five African-American women stars dating African men: