'Blood Diamond' Actor Djimon Hounsou Has a Child; Know in Detail about his Affairs and Relationships

A Beninese and American actor and model, Djimon Gaston Hounsou has a nine-year-old son, Kenzo Lee Hounsou from his dating relationship with an American fashion model and designer Kimora Lee Simmons.


Beginning career after the appearance in the music video in 1984 and making film debut in 1990 in the movie Without You I' Nothing till these periods he has appeared in various popular movie and series and made his professional life successful. But what about his personal life, is he having the same faith. Have a look at this article as we are going to disclose it all.

Djimon Hounsou's son 

Actor Djimon Hounsou has a nine years old son from his relationship with model Kimora Lee Simmons. The couple who started dating in 2007 gave birth to their child, a baby boy, Kenzo Lee Hounsou on May 30, 2009. Although it was first for Djimon, it's third to Kimora.

CAPTION: Djimon Hounsou holding his son Kenzo Lee Hounsou  SOURCE: BET

After the official separation of the couple, they decided to co-parent their son. Although Kenzo Lee is staying with her mom after his parents' separation, Dijimon manages his quality time for his son and also support his ex-partner financially for his son's nurturing.

Djimon Hounsou's Relationship with Kimora Lee Simmons

Talking about Hounsou and Simmons' relationship it's confusing. Although the couple wasn't married in the legal process, as per some tabloid source they have performed the traditional ceremony in Hounsou's home country. In that ceremony, they shared the vows in front of their close ones. However, they didn't legalize it.

CAPTION: Djimon Hounsou with his ex-partner Kimora Lee Simmons and son Kenzo Lee Hounsou  SOURCE: Atlanta Black Star

In 2012, the couple met complications and called off their relationship and remained friends. As per the Daily Mail, the couple separated with each other after the five years of their togetherness in the year 2012 in their mutual understanding.

Djimon Hounsou's Past Affairs and Relationships 

Djimon has gone through few relationships in his past and currently, he seems to be single and doesn't prefer to share much about his personal life. At first, he was in a relationship with American TV and Film Producer Debbie Allen. However, there is no any detailed information regarding their love life.

CAPTION: Djimon Hounsou and his ex-partner Kimora Lee Simmons SOURCE: Miss Petite Nigeria

In 2006, he had an encounter with Sudanese Writer, Kola Boof and didn't continue it more than few months. Once he was also rumored to be in a relationship with the famous American actress Cameron Diaz

His long relationship was with Kimora Lee Simmons with whom he dated since 2007 and ended in 2012.

Top 10 Facts of Djimon Hounsou

1. Djimon Hounsou was born on April 24, 1964, in Cotonou, Dahomey.
2. He started modeling career in 1987 and established the career in Paris.
3. He was born to parents Albertine and Pierre Hounsou.
4. His parents were a cook. 
5. He was homeless after he dropped out of school. 
6. He was in a dating relationship with Kimora Lee Simmons. 
7. He has a son, Kenzo Lee Hounsou with Kimora Lee Simmons. 
8. At the age of 13, he came to Paris for the job. In the beginning, he slept under the bridge due to not finding a  job.
9. He learned English by watching TV.
10. He met his father for the first time at the age of 10.