Djimon Hounsou’s Girlfriend/Wife in 2023: Who Is He Dating? Learn About His Fiancé and Kids!

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Djimon Hounsou’s Girlfriend/Wife in 2023: Who Is He Dating? Learn About His Fiancé and Kids!

As of 2023, Djimon Hounsou is in a relationship with his girlfriend/fiancé, Ri’Za. Yes, the 58-year-old actor recently revealed that he and his wife-to-be have already been engaged and are expecting their second child together. Talking about his kids, he also has a son named Kenzo while he was dating his ex-partner, Kimora Lee Simmons (2007-2012).

Djimon Hounsou has been in the acting industry for more than 3 decades now. Prior to acting, the 58-year-old star always had a dream of becoming a model. With his rise in the modeling field, he soon turned to become an actor.

Hounsou’s breakthrough role was in the 1997 Steven Spielberg film, Amistad, for which he received critical acclaim. He has also appeared in numerous other films, including Gladiator, Blood Diamond, In America, Constantine, and Guardians of the Galaxy. He has been nominated for two Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor, for his roles in In America and Blood Diamond. Recently, he was cast in Shazam- Fury of the Gods.

Similarly, many people have been curious to know about his girlfriend since he recently revealed that he is expecting a baby. As a result, people are eager to know about his relationship status. Well, here’s everything you need to know about his dating life.

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Djimon Hounsou’s Girlfriend: The 58-Year-Old Recently Revealed That He Has Already Been Engaged To His Partner, Ri’Za!

In March 2023, Djimon Hounsou recently revealed that he is expecting his third child with his girlfriend-turned-fiancé, Ri’Za. While he has yet to share more information about his partner, the 58-year-old recently revealed that they have already been engaged.

Djimon Hounsou and his girlfriend/fiancé, Ri'Za.

Djimon Hounsou and his girlfriend/fiancé, Ri’Za.
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In The Kelly Clarkson Show, Kelly asked, “You and your girlfriend just announced that you’re having a baby, right?”, to which he replied, “Yes, thank you… Me and my fiancée.” The TV host got surprised and added, “Your fiancée! Oh, congratulations, I’m so sorry, I thought it was girlfriend. Next level!”

We are unaware of how the couple met or how long they have been dating. It seems Djimon wants to keep the detail about his girlfriend private. Additionally, he also has a son [his first child] named Kenzo from his relationship with his ex-partner, Kimora Lee Simmons. The couple was together from 2007 to 2012 even though they never got married.

Talking about his wife-to-be, Djimon Hounsou (@djimon_hounsou) revealed that he lives in Atlanta, Georgia with his girlfriend Ri’Za and their toddler son, Fela, in a recent interview with The Guardian. Before indicating that their second child is a boy, he told

We’re expecting another baby…I’m really excited about creating a foundation in which he can leverage himself growing up, it’s important.

Djimon believes that men are often more prepared for fatherhood when they are older, despite the fact that he is not looking forward to the loss of sleep that comes with having a child. He added,

For me, very much so. For men, in general, you need to at least need to be 35 or 40. We’re not really much of man until we have achieved some of the challenges that we face.

It seems Djimon Hounsou and his girlfriend/wife-to-be are all prepared to have a family and get married very soon. And from what we’ve seen, we’re pretty sure the Shazam star will become a great role model to his kids.

A Quick Glance at Djimon Hounsou and Kimora Lee Simmons’ Relationship!

Djimon Hounsou and Kimora Lee Simmons were in a romantic relationship from 2007 to 2012. They never got married, but they have a son together named Kenzo Lee Hounsou, who was born in May 2009.

In the summer of 2008, Hounsou and Simmons traveled to Hounsou’s home country of Benin, where they had a traditional wedding ceremony. They clarified that the ceremony was not a wedding and used it to declare their commitment to one another in front of Hounsou’s family. They were dressed in traditional attire.

Djimon Hounsou and his son, Kenzo.

Djimon Hounsou and his son, Kenzo.
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After their relationship ended, they continued to co-parent their son together. Both Djimon Hounsou and Kimora Lee Simmons are public figures in the entertainment industry, with Hounsou being an actor and Simmons being a fashion designer and former model.