Actor Djimon Hounsou has announced that he is set to become a father again with his fiancée.
The Shazam! Fury of the Gods star confirmed the news during an appearance on The Kelly Clarkson Show which aired on Tuesday. This happy news comes after Hounsou’s previous relationships, including his marriage to Kimora Lee Simmons, with whom he shares a son.
Fans of the actor were thrilled to hear about the forthcoming addition to his family and are eagerly anticipating more details about the exciting news. Read on to know everything in detail about his girlfriend as well as past relationships.
Djimon Hounsou And His Fiance Ri’Za Are Expecting A Baby Boy
Djimon Hounsou confirmed that he is expecting a baby with his fiancée during an appearance on The Kelly Clarkson Show. The 58-year-old actor, who is already a father to 13-year-old Kenzo from a previous relationship, shared that he and his girlfriend Ri’Za are thrilled to be expanding their family.
In a recent interview with The Guardian, Hounsou shared that he and his family currently reside in Atlanta, Georgia alongside their toddler son, Fela, and are eagerly anticipating the arrival of their new baby, who he revealed will be a boy. While he admits that he isn’t looking forward to the lack of sleep that comes with having a newborn, Hounsou believes that men are typically better prepared for fatherhood when they are older.
He shared his excitement about creating a foundation for his new son to leverage himself growing up, adding that it’s important for fathers to face and overcome challenges before becoming a parent. However, there is no information available about his current fiance.
Djimon Hounsou’s Past Relationships:
Kimora Lee Simmons
Although Djimon Hounsou and Kimora Lee Simmons were never married, they were in a committed relationship and co-parent their children together. The couple first met in 2007 when Simmons was separated from her first husband, Russell Simmons.
Hounsou and Simmons got engaged and welcomed their son, Kenzo Lee Hounsou, in 2009. In 2012, Djimon Hounsou and Kimora Lee Simmons, who had been in a relationship for over five years, decided to go their separate ways. Despite their separation, the former couple has maintained a close relationship and remains committed to raising their children together.
Back in May 2016, there were rumors that Djimon Hounsou, who starred alongside Paula Patton in the film Baggage Claim, had started a romantic relationship with her. The couple was seen holding hands in the parking lot behind Extra TV at Universal Studios, suggesting that they had become more than just friends. Despite their public display of affection, the duo has not been seen together since that time, leaving the status of their relationship uncertain.