Black Celebrities Born On January 17

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 1 Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali
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Famous As: Greatest Heavyweight Boxer of All Time
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: June 3, 2016
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 2 James Earl Jones

James Earl Jones
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Famous As: One of the Greatest Actors in American History
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: Arkabutla, Mississippi, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 3 Lil Jon

Lil Jon
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Famous As: Rapper
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 4 Shabba Ranks

Shabba Ranks
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Famous As: Musician, Singer who is notoriously popular for "Mr. Loverman" and "Ting-A-Ling"
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: St. Ann, Jamaica

 5 Suga Free

Suga Free
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Famous As: Rapper
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Gardena, California
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 6 Ann Wolfe

Ann Wolfe
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Famous As: Boxer
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 7 Ryan Russell

Ryan Russell
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Famous As: American football player
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Carrollton, Texas, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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 8 Cedar Walton

Cedar Walton
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Famous As: Jazz Pianist
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Died: August 19, 2013

 9 Nickell Robey-Coleman

Nickell Robey-Coleman
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Famous As: American football player
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Frostproof, Florida, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 10 Zororo Makamba

Zororo Makamba
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Famous As: Journalist
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe
Died: March 23, 2020

 11 Kipchoge Keino

Kipchoge Keino
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Famous As: Athlete
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Nandi County, Kenya
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 12 Ayo Dosunmu

Ayo Dosunmu
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birth Year: 2000
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 13 Allonzo Trier

Allonzo Trier
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 14 Jewel Taylor

Jewel Taylor
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Famous As: Politician
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Zorzor, Lofa, Liberia

 15 Impa Kasanganay

Impa Kasanganay
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Famous As: Who competes in the Welterweight and Middleweight divisions
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 16 Chili Davis

Chili Davis
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Famous As: Baseball player
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

 17 Jeremiah Attaochu

Jeremiah Attaochu
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Famous As: American Football player
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Ibadan, Nigeria
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 18 Derrick Mason

Derrick Mason
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 19 Clyde Walcott

Clyde Walcott
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birth Year: 1926
Birthplace: Saint Michael, Barbados
Died: August 26, 2006
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 20 Mike Boynton

Mike Boynton
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

 21 Neville Gallimore

Neville Gallimore
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Famous As: Football player
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 22 Casper Ware

Casper Ware
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Cerritos, California, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 23 Derrick Williams

Derrick Williams
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Famous As: Football player centre back
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 24 Hamsah Nasirildeen

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Famous As: American football player
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Concord, North Carolina, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 25 Earl Clark

Earl Clark
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Plainfield, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)

 26 Rosalind Ross

Rosalind Ross
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: September 15, 2010
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 27 Nerilia Mondesir

Nerilia Mondesir
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Famous As: Association football player
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Quartier-Morin, Haiti
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 28 Gyude Bryant

Gyude Bryant
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Famous As: Chairman of the Transitional Government of Liberia from 14 October 2003 to 16 January 2006.
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Monrovia, Liberia
Died: April 16, 2014

 29 Percy Qoboza

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Famous As: Journalist
Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Sophiatown, Johannesburg, South Africa
Died: January 17, 1988

 30 Harding Nana

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Famous As: Basketball player
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 31 Kenny Robinson

Kenny Robinson
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Famous As: Stand-up comedians
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada

 32 Lorenzo Fonseca

Lorenzo Fonseca
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Famous As: Footballer defender position
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 33 Basilio Ndong

Basilio Ndong
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Famous As: Football Winger
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Mbini, Equatorial Guinea
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 34 Andre Matsoua

Andre Matsoua
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Famous As: Politician
Birth Year: 1899
Birthplace: Republic of the Congo
Died: January 13, 1942

 35 Paul Cuffe

Paul Cuffe
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Famous As: Businessman
Birth Year: 1759
Birthplace: Cuttyhunk, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 7, 1817

 36 Diney

Diney
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Famous As: Football Centre Back
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Tarrafal, Cape Verde
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 37 Sherry Fletcher

Sherry Fletcher
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Famous As: Track and field sprinter from Grenada, who specializes in the 200 metres
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Grenada

 38 Kesrick Williams

Kesrick Williams
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Famous As: Cricketer - Bowler
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Spring Village, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

 39 Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese

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Famous As: Screenwriter, film director and visual artist
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Hlotse, Lesotho

 40 Sandra Mason

Sandra Mason
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Famous As: 1st President of Barbados, Lawyer, and diplomat
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Saint Philip, Barbados