Boris Kodjoe Reveals Diahann Carroll Nudged Him to Ask Wife Nicole Ari Parker Out

Star actor Boris Kodjoe joined Wendy Willians on her virtual show, "Wendy @ Home," where he shared details about his family's quarantine life. The family man also had tidbits to share about his marriage!

Boris appeared on the screen from the comfort of his home for his chat session with acclaimed host, Wendy Williams. The Hollywood star started by talking about how his teenage kids were fairing amid the lockdown. 

Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker attend the 2016 ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood awards luncheon on February 25, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California | Photo: Getty Images

Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker attend the 2016 ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood awards luncheon on February 25, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California | Photo: Getty Images

Kodjoe explained that he gets the kids ready as early as 6:30 am for school work and makes sure to pop in once in a while at the study to make sure they were focused on their studies.

[Boris Kodjoe] once had to clamp down on rumors that suggested that he and Nicole's union had gone sour.

Then Wendy went on as she talked about the fact that she learned recently that movie icon Diahann Carroll was the matchmaker who helped Nicole Parker and Boris Kodjoe become man and wife!

Parker and Kodjoe met on the set of their 2000's drama series, "Soul Food and that was the start of a beautiful romance.

The "Brown Sugar" actor told Wendy that he and Carroll were sitting together on set when the award-winning actress had nudged him to go meet Nicole Parker.

Kodjoe made it known that he listened to her, and 20 years later, he was still enjoying his love life with Parker. Once in an interview with The New York Post, Boris and Nicole opened up on their love-life details.

Diahann Carroll at the Women In Film's 2013 Crystal + Lucy Awards on June 12, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California | Photo: Getty Images

Diahann Carroll at the Women In Film's 2013 Crystal + Lucy Awards on June 12, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California | Photo: Getty Images

Fans would reckon that these two are hardly known for any form of scandal, and they have been able to stay through to each other against the typical Hollywood marriage issues.

When they first met, Nicole said that she and her husband fought the urge to be together for a long time before they finally went on a date. Nicole also got her dream fairytale wedding, her spouse's hometown in Germany.

This admirable couple seems picture perfect with her lovely kids, but they also know how to spice things up! Essence reports that the power couple once stirred fans after they went public with their show of affection.

At the time, it was Nicole's 48th birthday, and she was out on a fun night. To get his partner's attention, Boris took to Instagram, where he shared a thirst trap to the delight of fans and Nicole herself.

As reported by Cheat Sheet, the "Grey's Anatomy" actor once had to clamp down on rumors that suggested that he and Nicole's union had gone sour.

It all started when the couple joined comedian Chris Spencer and his wife on an Instagram Live chat. Nicole talked about how she missed the honeymoon stage of her marriage and wished things could go back to being like that.

 

Many fans capitalized on this, and rumors started circulating that their marriage might be over. But Boris was quick to quell all hearsays with a message to fans on Instagram.

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