• Halle Berry is an Oscar successful actress.
  • She’s been married thrice and is the mom of two youngsters.
  • In August of 2023, she finalized her divorce from Olivier Martinez, eight years after their preliminary cut up.

Halle Berry has had her fair proportion of romantic relationships — together with three marriages. The actress has walked down the aisle thrice and had one youngster in a long-term relationship earlier than discovering love in 2020 together with her present beau, Van Hunt. Look again at Halle’s husbands right here.

David Justice

Halle Berry walked down the aisle the primary time at age 27 again in 1993 when she wed David Christopher Justice. Justice is finest generally known as a professional baseball star (now retired) who performed on the Cleveland Indians, Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees, successful two World Sequence. Shortly after their marriage ceremony, the couple appeared on the quilt of Ebony journal collectively.

The pair have been married for simply 4 years earlier than divorcing in 1997. The cut up was controversial as Halle requested a restraining order on the time, resulting in public hypothesis that David had presumably abused the long run Oscar winner — one thing she later made clear was by no means true, adopted by a sequence of tweets by David.

David Justice and Halle Berry attend the Laborious Rock Resort grand opening in Las Vegas on March 10, 1995. (Shutterstock)

“For therefore a few years, there was this cloud upon the fellows who have been related to Halle again then,” David stated to PEOPLE in 2015. “Halle has stated that she was in abusive relationships, however she didn’t title who the abuser was. So for a few years, I do know lots of people thought it was me….[I] let the world know that David Justice will not be the one that hit her on her head and prompted her listening to loss. Not solely did David Justice not try this, David Justice by no means hit her, interval,” he stated.

David has since remarried, tying the knot with Rebecca Villalobos in 2001. The pair share three youngsters collectively.

Eric Benet

Halle met her eventual second husband Eric Benet, contemporary off her first divorce in 1997. The R&B singer and actress related on the Home of Blues in Los Angeles, however didn’t start courting immediately. The friendship developed over electronic mail, till Halle realized she was in love. “I turned to him and stated, ‘ what? I believe I really like you,’” the Die One other Day star revealed to Folks again in 2002.

Eric proposed in 2000 on the premiere of her HBO film Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, and the couple wed in 2001. After marrying, Halle additionally adopted his daughter India (India’s organic mom Tami Benet died when she was simply 15 months outdated).

Halle Berry and Eric Benet on the ninth Annual SAG Awards in 2003. (Shutterstock)

Halle and Eric’s romance was entrance and heart on the 2002 Oscars, when she grew to become the primary Black actress to win an Oscar for Monster’s Ball. Reviews started to floor that Eric had cheated on Halle, which the actress initially believed have been false. Shortly after, nevertheless, Eric admitted that he had dedicated infidelity and sought therapy for intercourse habit. After two years, Halle filed for divorce in 2003.

“Eric and I’ve had marital issues for a while now and have tried to work issues out collectively,” she Oscar winner stated in a press release. “Nonetheless, at this level, I really feel we want time aside to reevaluate our union. We ask that you simply respect our privateness as we’re going by this emotional time.” The cut up was formally finalized in 2005.

Gabriel Aubry

Sparks flew with Halle and Canadian mannequin Gabriel Aubry after assembly on the set of a photoshoot in 2005. Initially, Halle noticed him on a bus from one other marketing campaign — then by happenstance they met simply days in a while a set. She had an occasion reference to Gabriel, who’s 9 years her junior,

“He wasn’t driving on the bus, he was on the aspect of the bus, you recognize, he’s a mannequin,” she stated to Jay Leno in 2009. “I noticed the image and I simply thought, hmm. I simply keep in mind making a psychological observe of, ‘Wow, that’s a handsome man,’ after which three days later, bam, there’s that handsome man!” she added on the time.

Halle Berry and Gabriel Aubry arrive at Elle’s fifteenth annual Girls in Hollywood occasion in Los Angeles. (Shutterstock)

Though the 2 by no means married, Halle did welcome her first youngster with Gabriel: daughter Nahla, now 14, on March 16, 2008. Sadly, the couple went their separate methods in 2010, however stated in a joint assertion that they “stay associates and dedicated dad and mom to their daughter.”

Gabriel additionally stated that Halle “is, and can eternally be, one of the vital particular and exquisite people who I’ve ever recognized, and I’m sure that we’ll proceed to have solely love and respect for each other.”

Whereas the cut up initially was amicable on each ends, the 2 grew to become embroiled in a custody battle when Halle tried to maneuver Nahla to France, the place her eventual third husband Olivier Martinez lived. A choose blocked the transfer, and later ordered the actress to pay Aubry $16,000 a month in youngster assist ($200K a 12 months). She later tried to scale back the quantities when she alleged her ex was wasn’t working and solely dwelling on the kid assist funds she paid him. Nahla has remained beneath joint custody since 2012, after Aubry and Martinez acquired right into a bodily combat in Los Angeles.

Olivier Martinez

The identical 12 months as ending issues Gabriel, Halle met French actor Olivier Martinez. The 2 labored on film Darkish Tide collectively in 2010, which shot on location in Cape City, South Africa. They have been noticed kissing on set and holding palms in Paris shortly after.

“Once I first met Olivier, there wasn’t the preliminary ‘I’m in love! ‘ It was one thing that grew extra regularly — and it feels extra actual due to that,” she stated to InStyle journal in 2012. “He’s foolish, a clown, and really a lot the lifetime of the get together, which is sweet for somebody like me. Danny Downer…been there, completed that. Now I like Louie Lightfoot!” she added of the Untrue actor.

Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez on the 2010 Carousel of Hope Ball on Oct. 23, 2010. (Shutterstock)

That very same 12 months, she was noticed rocking a big diamond ring on that finger, later confirming they have been certainly engaged. “It’s one other a kind of never-say-never issues. I’m a hopeless romantic, and I gained’t cease until I get it proper!” she additionally stated. 

Halle grow to be pregnant together with her second youngster Maceo in early 2013 on the age of 41, giving beginning to him on October 5 of that 12 months. Whereas anticipating, Halle and Olivier made their union authorized with a marriage ceremony on July 13, 2013 on the Chateau des Conde in Vallery, France.

Sadly, the connection was brief lived after, as reviews that there was hassle in paradise started to swirl simply months later in early 2014. By August 2015, Halle was seen with out her marriage ceremony ring — resulting in a divorce submitting by that October citing “irreconcilable variations.”

“We transfer ahead with love and respect for each other and the shared focus of what’s finest for our son,” she stated in a press release to press. The cut up was finalized in 2017, and the exes share joint custody of Maceo. In Aug. 2023, it was reported that the previous lovebirds reached a custody settlement and it was filed in Los Angeles Superior Courtroom. The settlement included them sharing joint authorized and bodily custody of Maceo, in line with USA TODAY. It additionally states Halle pays Olivier $8,000 a month in youngster assist and 4.3% of all revenue she makes above $2 million. She will even pay for Maceo’s non-public faculty tuition, extracurricular actions, medical insurance and his therapist.

“The general public paperwork filed within the matter ought to communicate for themselves. The events needed extra readability with reference to Maceo’s schedule and every of their respective time with their son,” Olivier’s lawyer Matthew Okay. Skarin advised USA TODAY in a press release. The custody settlement reportedly confirms that Maceo will cut up time along with his dad and mom through the week, and they’re going to alternate custody of him on the weekends. Exceptions to the settlement are for college holidays, Maceo’s birthday, Mom’s Day and Father’s Day.

The settlement additionally reportedly says that when Maceo is at one custodial guardian’s home, he’s allowed one telephone name or video communication earlier than bedtime with the opposite custody guardian, but it surely “shall not exceed fifteen minutes.” With regard to remedy, he’s instructed particular person and household counseling “not more than two occasions per thirty days on Halle’s custodial time,” and each dad and mom are to not communicate negatively in regards to the different whereas with him.

Van Hunt

After three divorces and one longterm relationship, Halle has but to wed once more — however has discovered love! The Cleveland, Ohio native struck up a romance with singer Van Hunt, 52, throughout COVID-19. Halle was initially about her new man, teasing him through social media — however he ultimately posted a snap of the 2 kissing in Aug. 2020. “kisses land softly,” he sweetly wrote within the caption. Weeks later, Halle confirmed the 2 have been courting.

Whereas the pair have largely stored their romance beneath wraps, Van was Halle’s date for a number of marquee purple carpet occasions in 2021, together with the Academy Awards and the opening of the Academy Museum. “After the 12 months we’ve all had, my coronary heart is full as I’m grateful to see this August 14th,” she wrote on her birthday through Instagram. “Within the midst of the storm, I’ve managed to create happiness, discover extra peace, and really feel extra free than ever! Lastly, I’m exhaling!” she additionally stated alluding to the connection.

Van Hunt and Halle Berry arrive on the Oscars on April 25, 2021. (Shutterstock)

Hypothesis that the 2 married whereas on a tropical getaway in Jan. 2022 sparked after she posted a picture of herself at an altar with Van. “properly…IT’S OFFICIAL!” she wrote within the caption, that confirmed the 2 kissing within the venue, which was on-site at their resort. Followers and different well-known buddies flooded the feedback with congratulatory messages, main Halle to make clear the state of affairs the subsequent day.

“We have been simply having some New 12 months’s Day enjoyable! Folks clearly don’t swipe as a lot as we thought they did,” she defined. “thanks for the properly needs, tho’, it actually touched our hearts! Now it’s OFFICIAL, the web is not undefeated,” she additionally stated.

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