Black Celebrities Born On May 17

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 1 Sugar Ray Leonard

Sugar Ray Leonard
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Famous As: Boxer
Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 2 Tony Parker

Tony Parker
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Famous As: Basketball Player
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Bruges, Belgium
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 3 Austin Ekeler

Austin Ekeler
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Famous As: American football player
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 4 Alistair Overeem

Alistair Overeem
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist, Kickboxer
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Hounslow, England
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 5 Kandi Burruss

Kandi Burruss
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: College Park, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 6 Chris Henry

Chris Henry
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Famous As: American football player
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Belle Chasse, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 17, 2009
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 7 Lena Waithe

Lena Waithe
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Famous As: Screenwriter
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 8 Rochelle Aytes

Rochelle Aytes
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Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 9 Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal
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Famous As: Self-taught Grammy Award-winning blues musician
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States

 10 Martina Big

Martina Big
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Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Germany
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 11 Cheick Kongo

Cheick Kongo
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Sevran, France
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 12 Danny Manning

Danny Manning
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Famous As: Basketball player, Basketball coach
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)

 13 Hubert Davis

Hubert Davis
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Famous As: Basketball coach, Basketball player
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 14 Channing Frye

Channing Frye
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Famous As: Basketball player, Podcaster
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: White Plains, New York, United States
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)

 15 Daniel Curtis Lee

Daniel Curtis Lee
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Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Jackson, Mississippi, U.S.
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 16 Jackie McLean

Jackie McLean
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Famous As: Musician
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: March 31, 2006

 17 Chris Attoh

Chris Attoh
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Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Ghana

 18 Dewey Redman

Dewey Redman
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Famous As: Musician
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Died: September 2, 2006

 19 Ira Tucker

Ira Tucker
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Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
Died: June 24, 2008

 20 Will Clyburn

Will Clyburn
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Famous As: Basketball Player
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 21 Vaughan Lewis

Vaughan Lewis
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Famous As: 5th Prime Minister of Saint Lucia
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Saint Lucia

 22 Terrance Mitchell

Terrance Mitchell
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Famous As: American football player
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 23 Terrance Ferguson

Terrance Ferguson
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 24 Nanu

Nanu
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Famous As: Footballer winger or right back position
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Coimbra, Portugal
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 25 Mose Masoe

Mose Masoe
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Famous As: Rugby Player
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Wellington, New Zealand
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 26 Isaac Chilemba

Isaac Chilemba
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Famous As: Boxer
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Blantyre, Malawi
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 27 Hisham Tawfiq

Hisham Tawfiq
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Famous As: Role on the hit NBC drama The Blacklist
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 28 Hawa Abdi

Hawa Abdi
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Famous As: Human rights activist
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Mogadishu, Somalia
Died: August 5, 2020

 29 Daniel Komen

Daniel Komen
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Famous As: Athlete
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Kenya
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 30 Clelin Ferrell

Clelin Ferrell
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Famous As: American football player
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 31 Chérif Sy

Chérif Sy
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Famous As: Politician, Journalist
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Néma, Mauritania

 32 Casimir Ninga

Casimir Ninga
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Famous As: Football Forwards
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Mandoul, Chad
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 33 Abbas Abubakar Abbas

Abbas Abubakar Abbas
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Famous As: Athlete
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Kano, Nigeria
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)