Black Celebrities Born On January 17

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 1 
Eartha Kitt
(Singer with a Distinctive Voice Known for her Hits "Let's Do It", and "C'est si bon")
Eartha Kitt
26
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: North, South Carolina, United States
Died: December 25, 2008
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 2 
Lil Jon
(Rapper)
Lil Jon
12
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 3 
Shabba Ranks
(Musician, Singer who is notoriously popular for "Mr. Loverman" and "Ting-A-Ling")
Shabba Ranks
2
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: St. Ann, Jamaica
 4 
Suga Free
(Rapper)
Suga Free
4
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Gardena, California
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 5 
Ann Wolfe
(Boxer)
Ann Wolfe
1
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 6 
Ryan Russell
(American football player)
Ryan Russell
2
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Carrollton, Texas, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 7 
Allonzo Trier
(Basketball player)
Allonzo Trier
1
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 8 
Nickell Robey-Coleman
(American football player)
Nickell Robey-Coleman
0
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Frostproof, Florida, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 9 
Cedar Walton
(Jazz Pianist)
Cedar Walton
0
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Died: August 19, 2013
 10 
Zororo Makamba
(Journalist)
Zororo Makamba
2
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe
Died: March 23, 2020
 11 
Kipchoge Keino
3
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Nandi County, Kenya
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 12 
Ayo Dosunmu
(Basketball player)
Ayo Dosunmu
0
Birth Year: 2000
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 13 
Chili Davis
(Baseball player)
Chili Davis
0
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
 14 
Derrick Mason
(American Football Player)
Derrick Mason
0
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 15 
Mike Boynton
(Basketball player)
Mike Boynton
0
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
 16 
Casper Ware
(Basketball player)
Casper Ware
0
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Cerritos, California, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 17 
Impa Kasanganay
(Who competes in the Welterweight and Middleweight divisions)
Impa Kasanganay
0
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 18 
Jewel Taylor
(Politician)
Jewel Taylor
0
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Zorzor, Lofa, Liberia
 19 
Derrick Williams
(Football player centre back)
Derrick Williams
0
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 20 
Hamsah Nasirildeen
(American football player)
Hamsah Nasirildeen
0
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Concord, North Carolina, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 21 
Jeremiah Attaochu
(American Football player)
Jeremiah Attaochu
2
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Ibadan, Nigeria
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 22 
Earl Clark
(Basketball player)
Earl Clark
3
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Plainfield, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 23 
Neville Gallimore
(Football player)
Neville Gallimore
2
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 24 
Clyde Walcott
(Cricketer)
Clyde Walcott
0
Birth Year: 1926
Birthplace: Saint Michael, Barbados
Died: August 26, 2006
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 25 
Kenny Robinson
(Stand-up comedians)
Kenny Robinson
0
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada
 26 
Lorenzo Fonseca
(Footballer defender position)
Lorenzo Fonseca
0
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 27 
Rosalind Ross
(Basketball player)
Rosalind Ross
2
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: September 15, 2010
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 28 
Nerilia Mondesir
(Association football player)
Nerilia Mondesir
0
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Quartier-Morin, Haiti
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 29 
Basilio Ndong
(Football Winger)
Basilio Ndong
0
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Mbini, Equatorial Guinea
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 30 
Andre Matsoua
(Politician)
Andre Matsoua
0
Birth Year: 1899
Birthplace: Republic of the Congo
Died: January 13, 1942
 31 
Gyude Bryant
(Chairman of the Transitional Government of Liberia from 14 October 2003 to 16 January 2006.)
Gyude Bryant
1
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Monrovia, Liberia
Died: April 16, 2014
 32 
Diney
(Football Centre Back)
Diney
0
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Tarrafal, Cape Verde
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 33 
Harding Nana
(Basketball player)
Harding Nana
0
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 34 
Paul Cuffe
(Businessman)
Paul Cuffe
2
Birth Year: 1759
Birthplace: Cuttyhunk, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 7, 1817
 35 
Sherry Fletcher
(Track and field sprinter from Grenada, who specializes in the 200 metres)
Sherry Fletcher
0
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Grenada
 36 
Kesrick Williams
(Cricketer - Bowler)
Kesrick Williams
0
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Spring Village, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
 37 
Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese
(Screenwriter, film director and visual artist)
Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese
0
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Hlotse, Lesotho
 38 
Sandra Mason
(1st President of Barbados, Lawyer, and diplomat)
Sandra Mason
0
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Saint Philip, Barbados
 39 
Percy Qoboza
(Journalist)
Percy Qoboza
0
Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Sophiatown, Johannesburg, South Africa
Died: January 17, 1988