Regarding the question of Blasian couples marriage estimates in 2010, using the data from the sources: Asian-Nation and the US Census Bureau you arrive at an estimated 42,254 BMAW marriages (including Asians and Pacific Islanders) which is 6.3 times more than the estimated 6,677 AMBW marriages. All together, there were an estimated 48,931 Black & Asian marriages in 2010. The break down by nationality for BMAWs and AMBWs is shown below.

Dante Carver is an African American actor who lives and works in Japan. He was previously voted the most popular actor in a commercial in Japan. His wife Akiko Matsumoto Carver is a model and is Japanese. They have been married since 2010 and have one child together.
Dante Carver is an African American actor who lives and works in Japan. He was previously voted the most popular actor in a commercial in Japan. His wife Akiko Matsumoto Carver is a model and is Japanese. They have been married since 2010 and have one child together.

BMAW 2010 Marriage Estimates

NationalityNumberPercent
Filipino15,82637.5%
Other Asians7,46217.7%
Korean4,92111.6%
Japanese4,46510.6%
Indian3,4588.2%
Pacific Islander3,1417.4%
Chinese2,3345.5%
Vietnamese6471.5%
Total BMAW42,254100.0%

BMAW Marriages p1

The #1 marriage partners for BMAWs is Filipinas at 37%. This is more than 3x the #2 marriage partners for BMAWs – Koreans at 12%. This is due in part to Filipinos speaking English, being Christian, having prior US military exposure, and many Filipinos having exposure to Blacks either overseas, through the military, or in Filipino culture. Japanese are the #3 BMAW marriage partners with the Philippines, Korea, and Japan all having US military exposure. The Other Asians slice at 18% includes Pakistani, Hmong, Cambodian, Unspecificed Asians, Taiwanese, Laotian, Thai, Bangladeshi, Burmese, Indonesian, Nepalese, Sri Lankan, Malaysian, Bhutanese, Mongolian, Singaporean, Okinawan, and Maldivian, but none of the groups account for more than 2% of BMAW marriages.

Ronde Barber is a former NFL player who played 16 years with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and he is African American. His wife, Claudia Patron Barber, is a former marketing and event planner who is Filipino-American. They have been married since 2001 and have 2 kids together.
Ronde Barber is a former NFL player who played 16 years with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and he is African American. His wife, Claudia Patron Barber, is a former marketing and event planner who is Filipino-American. They have been married since 2001 and have 2 kids together.

Here is another perspectives on Black men with Filipinas. Filipinos only make up 18% of all Asian Pacific people in the US which is 2nd after Chinese at 20%. If Black men married all Asian Pacific groups evenly, the percent of BMAWs with Filipina women would be almost half of the 37%. So Black men and Filipina women definitely appear to marry at a disproportionate rate. Likewise in reverse, with Chinese representing 20% of all Asian Pacific Americans, but only being 5% of BMAW marriages, it shows a disproportionate lack of Chinese BMAW relationships. Lack of US military presence ever in China and historical lack of Chinese / Black interaction in the US probably explains some of this. In contrast, in Jamaica and other Caribbean islands where Chinese and Blacks have interacted for many years, you see far more Chinese and Black marriages.

Dave Chappelle is an African American comedian, screenwriter, television and film producer, and actor. He is well known for his comedy television show, "Chappelle's Show". His wife, Elaine Mendoza Erfe Chappelle is a housewife and is Filipino. They have been married since 2001 and have 3 kids together.
Dave Chappelle is an African American comedian, screenwriter, television and film producer, and actor. He is well known for his comedy television show, “Chappelle’s Show”. His wife, Elaine Mendoza Erfe Chappelle is a housewife and is Filipino. They have been married since 2001 and have 3 kids together.

Now let’s look at the nationality breakdown for AMBWs.

Arthel Neville is a popular journalist and TV news anchor. She is African American and Creole. Arthel is also the daughter of Art Neville, a very popular New Orleans funk musician. Her husband, Taku Hirano is a percussionist /musician and is Japanese. Married since 2001.
Arthel Neville is a popular journalist and TV news anchor. She is African American and Creole. Arthel is also the daughter of Art Neville, a very popular New Orleans funk musician. Her husband, Taku Hirano is a percussionist /musician and is Japanese. Married since 2001.

AMBW 2010 Marriage Estimates

NationalityNumberPercentage
Indian2,10531.5%
Other Asians1,44821.7%
Filipino88213.2%
Chinese70710.6%
Pacific Islander6139.2%
Korean5317.9%
Japanese3024.5%
Vietnamese901.3%
Total AMBW6,677100.0%

AMBW Marriages Pie1

A couple of observations. First the numbers for AMBW marriages are still extremely low. Only about 0.5% of all Asian men marriages in the US are with Black women. Secondly, the connection with Blacks and Filipinos we see with BMAW couples does not appear to occur as strongly with AMBWs. Indian men (many who lived in the Caribbean previously) marry Black women the most of all the Asian nationalities today. Also the other slice of the pie chart at 22% includes Pakistani, Hmong, Cambodian, Unspecificed Asians, Taiwanese, Laotian, Thai, Bangladeshi, Burmese, Indonesian, Nepalese, Sri Lankan, Malaysian, Bhutanese, Mongolian, Singaporean, Okinawan, and Maldivian. More research is required on the groups included in the other Asians category as several of these groups likely account for more than 2% of BMAW marriages.

Dr. Aydin Huq, Bangladeshi, is an emergency room doctor in Atlanta. He and his wife, Mariah Huq, African American, are executive producers of the reality TV series "Married to Medicine" in which they also have main roles. They have one child together and Aydin has adopted Mariah's second child.
Dr. Aydin Huq, Bangladeshi, is an emergency room doctor in Atlanta. He and his wife, Mariah Huq, African American, are executive producers of the reality TV series “Married to Medicine” in which they also have main roles. They have one child together and Aydin has adopted Mariah’s second child.

When you combine the BMAW and AMBW marriage estimates, you arrive at the following picture for all US Asian and Black marriages.

Quinton "Rampage" Jackson is an African American mixed martial artist, professional wrestler, kick boxer, and actor. He is a former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. He is married since 2005 to Yuki Jackson, Japanese, and they have two kids together.
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson is an African American mixed martial artist, professional wrestler, kick boxer, and actor. He is a former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. He is married since 2005 to Yuki Jackson, Japanese, and they have two kids together.

Total Asian & Black 2010 Marriage Estimates

NationalityNumberPercentage
Filipino16,70834.1%
Other Asians8,91018.2%
Indian5,56311.4%
Korean5,45211.1%
Japanese4,7679.7%
Pacific Islander3,7547.7%
Chinese3,0416.2%
Vietnamese7371.5%
Total Asian & Black48,931100.0%
With BMAWs outnumbering AMBWs by about 6.3 times, the overall numbers are heavily influenced by the BMAW numbers.
Finally, see this link for more US Census data analysis of Asian and Black couple marriages in the US state of California.

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