Djimon Hounsou Ended Things With Wife But Keeps In Touch Because Of Son; Recently Turning Co-Star Into Girlfriend?
An end to one’s marital relationship is not an end to its love life. Even after a failed marriage, you can still find love in someone else. Guardians of the Galaxy star Djimon Hounsou can prove you that very well.
It seems that Djimon has found love again after separating with his girlfriend Kimora Lee Simmons with whom he shared a husband and wife relationship.
New Romance alert?
In May 2016, Paula Patton who was Djimon’s co-star from the movie Baggage Claim was assumed to be Djimon’s new love interest. The duo’s action showed that they made a new love match. The pair was spotted in the parking lot behind Extra TV at Universal Studios holding hands.
Caption: Djimon Hounsou and his alleged girlfriend Paula Patton spotted at Universal Studios holding hands. (Photo Credit: justjared.com)
Djimon and Paula first met in the year 2013 on the sets of Baggage Claim. It seems that their friendship turned into a new level as they spent their time together.
Caption: Djimon and Paula from their 2013 film Baggage Claim.
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However, the pair has not been spotted together since 2016. Has their romance ended or are they still dating? Well, they have not commented on their relationship yet.
In Touch with wife because of son!
Even after rumored to have a new love interest, Djimon is still in touch with Kimora Lee Simmons. The pair is still co-parenting their kids together.
Djimon Hounsou was never married to Kimora Lee Simmons, but yet they shared a husband and wife relationship. They first met in the year 2007 when Kimora was just separated from her first husband, Russell Simmons. The duo later got engaged and gave birth to their son Kenzo Lee Hounsou in 2009.
Caption: Djimon Hounsou and actress wife Kimora Lee arrive at the 'A Night at Sardi's' benefitting the Alzheimer's Association, held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 16, 2011.
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After being together for more than five years, Djimon separated with Kimora in 2012. Hounsou's spokesperson revealed the news about their separation. Meanwhile, the former model Kimora took her Twitter to reveal that the pair was separated.
Kimora Makes a Tweet About Divorce with Djimon (Source Twitter)
Four months after separation, Kimora talked about her relationship and single status with Dailymail where she said-
"Relationships do change throughout the course of your life, and I always think in terms of relationships changing and evolving rather than starting and stopping."
she further added;
"Kids never go away from your life, and if you've been married, that person probably never goes away either. You never get rid of anyone and they never really get rid of you!"
moreover, she said;
"I try to do everything from the viewpoint of what's best for my kids. I have three kids and two great dads and it's not always easy, but you have to try to be a little selfless and we manage just fine."
Caption: Djimon Hounsou with his son Kenzo and Kimora’s two daughters Ming Lee and Aoki Lee from her first marriage in September 2012.
Photo Credit: dailymail.co.uk
Even after ending things, the pair is co-parenting their son Kenzo and Kimora’s two daughters Ming Lee and Aoki Lee (from her first marriage to Russell Simmons) together.
Beninese-American actor Djimon Hounsou has a prolific acting career where he has a large number of film credits. With the wonderful portrayals, he has accumulated a net worth of $12 million.
Some of his latest acting credits are Furious 7 (2015), The Legend of Tarzan (2016), Wayward Pines (2016), King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017), Same Kind of Different as Me (2017), and Blazing Samurai (2017).