Kimora Lee Simmons All About Multi-Racial! From Kids, Husband, Ethnicity & Parents
American fashion model, Kimora Lee Simmons is the top model of the industry who was walked for Chanel at the young age of 14. Perkins has been featured on the cover of the German, Indonesian, Singaporean and Malaysian editions of Harper's Bazaar.
Born to an African American father and a Japanese mother, Kimora Lee Simmons holds multi-racial blood in her vein. For her mixed ancestry, she also used to be the target of bullying. Not only she was born to multi-racial parents but also her children are mixed ethnicity from her different racial relationships.
Multi-racial Kids With Multi-Racial Husband
A mixed ethnicity model shares four children with the partner of different racial groups which has made her family "A Family of Multi-Racial.'
She met her first husband, Russell Simons during the New York City's Fashion Week in 1992. At that time, she was just 17 and was in high-school whereas he was 35.
Despite their vast age difference, the then 23-years model got married to the then 41-years old Russell on Caribbean Island of St. Bart's on 20 December 1998. The couple welcomed their daughter Ming Lee Simmons on 21 January 2000. After two years of Ming's birth, the couple was blessed with another daughter named Aoki Lee Simmons on 16 August 2002.
Also, the two beautiful is spotted stunning the ramp with their model-mother.
Kimora Simons' walking on the ramp along with her two daughters (Photo: Kimora Simmons' Instagram)
The couple separated in March 2006. And after two years of separation, she filed for divorce in March 2008 and was finalized in January 2009.
After the separation with the first husband, Kimora shared a romantic relationship with actor and model Djimon Hounsou in March 2007. The couple also participated in a traditional Benin commitment ceremony in the summer of 2008. Similarly, they welcomed their first child, a son named Kenzo Lee Hounsou in May 2009. The couple, who was yet to tie with the sacred marriage vows legally, announced their separation in November 2012.
Married To Former Goldman Sachs Banker; Rap Mogul As Godfather
Next, she is married to former Goldman Sachs banker Tim Leissner. Kimora announced about their marriage in February 2014 and disclosed that they had been married for a while now.
Also, the married couple welcomed their first child, a son named Wolfe Lee Leissner in April 2015. The model-turned-fashion designer and her husband Tim asked the rap mogul Russell to be the Baby Wolfe's godfather. Also baby daddy, Djimon Houston also makes a frequent visit to the family at family functions.
Kimora Lee Simons' with husband and children (Photo: Kimora Lee Simons' Instagram)
Well, since Kimora's daughter have grown up to a beautiful teenage girl now, her eldest daughter Ming Lee Simmons looks like her mother whereas her another daughter Aoki Lee Simmons is the daddy's girl. Also her son, Kenzo Lee Hounsou rectify like her father, Djimon Hounsou and her youngest Wolfe holds the looks of both mother and father.
As the pace of time, Kimora's children are growing up which makes a beautiful combination of mixed ethnic family.