Black athletes loving their partners is Black love personified. These professional athletes prove Black love is not a myth. Here is a list of famous Black athletes that said, “I Do.”

Simone Biles And Jonathan Owens

Olympic gymnast, Simone Biles and Houston Texans football player, Jonathan Owens, tied the knot April 22. The couple decided to get married after three years of dating. The newlyweds shared pictures receiving their marriage certificate. They also shared intimate moments of them leaving the courthouse. The couple expressed their love on social media, capturing the likes of young hopeless romantics. People Magazine reported the couple is still looking for the perfect wedding venue to celebrate their romance. In the age of situationships and false promises, Biles and Owens are proof of young, successful love.

Lebron and Savannah James

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Lebron James is arguably one of the best basketball players in the league but he attributes his success to his beautiful wife, Savannah James. The couple met in high school. After years of marriage and three children, James continues to publicly profess his love for Savannah. Recently, James celebrated his wife’s Vanity Fair Oscar Party ensemble. Despite his own success and notoriety, James highlights his wife’s beauty and dedication to their family. The James’ union is “ride or die” personified.

Ciara and Russell Wilson

Ciara and Russell Wilson have showcased their undeniable love since 2015. The Broncos quarterback and the songstress share two children together. Wilson also openly shares his love for Ciara’s son with rapper Future. Fans are quick to joke about Ciara’s “prayer”, recognizing her life with Wilson as a Cinderella story. Whether they are booed-up at award shows or red carpet appearances, Wilson loves his wife loud and proud. Recently, he celebrated her on International Women’s Day. Ciara represents women who manifest a well-deserved life.

Kentavious and McKenzie Caldwell-Pope

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Kentavious and Mckenzie Caldwell-Pope share an organic NBA love story. McKenzie was working for a designer in Dallas at the time of their meeting. She was hosting an event for her employer and Kentavious, who was in town for a game, stopped by to check it out. The two began dating after that meeting and soon married. They have three sons including one from McKenzie’s previous relationship. McKenzie often documents their relationship and family updates on her YouTube channel, McKenzie In The Mirror. Kentavious appears on her show from time to time in support of his wife. McKenzie regularly attends games to cheer on her husband and shares her courtside outfits of the day on her Instagram account. Kentavious currently plays for the Denver Nuggets.

Allyson Felix and Kenneth Ferguson

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Allyson Felix and Kenneth Ferguson share a love of track and field. In fact, the track is where their love story began. According to Yahoo! Sports, the two met while competing at the national level as juniors in 2002. Since then Felix has gone on to make a major name for herself in the sports world. The 11-time Olympic medalist also inked a deal with Athleta and has worked as an advocate for Black maternal health. Felix and Ferguson often share their love on social media including pictures of their family and special comments to each other.

Earvin “Magic” and Cookie Johnson

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Magic and Cookie Johnson are one of Black Hollywood’s favorite couples. The former NBA star and business mogul married Cookie in 1991. The couple met at a college party where he fell in love with her the night they met. The couple dealt with hardships in their marriage due to his infidelity and Magic’s HIV diagnosis. However, their love outweighed trials in their relationship. The couple share three adult children. They built a foundation based on their adoration for each other that has led to a fruitful marriage today.