Famous Black Family Members

Right IconThis ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

Vote for Your Favourite Family Members
 1 
Joe Jackson
(Talent Manager)
Joe Jackson
5
Birthdate: July 26, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fountain Hill, Arkansas, United States
Died: June 27, 2018
Talent manager Joe Jackson was the patriarch of the Jackson family and managed The Jackson 5, which included his son Michael Jackson and daughter Janet Jackson, who grew up to be legendary artists. Joe owned Joe Jackson Productions. He was also a Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame inductee. 
 2 
Alberta Williams King
(Martin Luther King Jr.'s Mother)
Alberta Williams King
3
Birthdate: September 13, 1904
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: June 30, 1974
 3 
Earl Woods
(Father of Tiger Woods)
Earl Woods
3
Birthdate: March 5, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, Kansas, United States
Died: May 3, 2006

Better known as the father of renowned golfer Tiger Woods, Earl Woods had initially been a U.S. Army lieutenant colonel. He excelled in baseball in college and learned to play golf much later, at 42. Addicted to the sport, he taught it to his son, who later became a golf legend.

 4 
Sarah Kyolaba
(Idi Amin's 5th & last-surviving wife & First Lady of Uganda)
Sarah Kyolaba
2
Birthdate: 1955 AD
Birthplace: Kampala, Uganda
Died: June 11, 2015
 5 
Malik Obama
(Former President Barack Obama's half-brother)
Malik Obama
2
Birthdate: 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya
 6 
Auma Obama
(Kenyan-British Journalist, Community Activist and Half-Sister of Barack Obama)
Auma Obama
2
Birthdate: 1960 AD
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya
Auma Obama is a Kenyan-British journalist, community activist, author, and sociologist. She is also famous as the half-sister of former American President Barack Obama. Auma Obama is perhaps best known for her association with a non-profit organization called Sauti Kuu Foundation, where she serves as the executive chairwoman. The organization aims at helping orphans struggling with poverty in Kenya.
 7 
Tatiana Rusesabagina
(Paul Rusesabagina's wife)
Tatiana Rusesabagina
2
Birthdate: October 24, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Butare, Rwanda
 8 
Rachel Ruto
(William Ruto's Wife)
Rachel Ruto
2
Birthdate: November 20, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kakamega, Kenya
 9 
Anna Kingsley
(Landowner)
Anna Kingsley
2
Birthdate: July 18, 1793
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Senegal
Died: June 30, 1870
 10 
Edith Lucie Bongo
2
Birthdate: March 10, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo
Died: March 14, 2009
 11 
Azeb Mesfin
(Business Women)
Azeb Mesfin
2
Birthplace: Welkait, Ethiopia
 12 
Chantal Compaoré
(Wife of former President Blaise Compaoré)
Chantal Compaoré
2
Birthdate: 1962 AD
Birthplace: Dabou, Ivory Coast
 13 
Pauline Opango
(Former activist, wife of Patrice Lumumba, the first Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo)
Pauline Opango
2
Birthdate: January 1, 1937
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Died: December 23, 2014
 14 
Brahim Déby
(Idriss Déby's son)
Brahim Déby
2
Birthdate: June 6, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chad
Died: July 2, 2007
 15 
Lipolelo Thabane
(Wife of prime minister Tom Thabane)
Lipolelo Thabane
2
Birthdate: 1959 AD
Birthplace: Basutoland, Lesotho
Died: June 14, 2017
 16 
Kimberly Woodruff
(Wife of Famous American Rapper and Actor, Ice Cube)
Kimberly Woodruff
2
Birthdate: September 23, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: California, United States
 17 
Pamela Mboya
(Kenyan Diplomat, Political Activist and the Wife of Tom Mboya, One of the Founding Father's of Kenya)
Pamela Mboya
2
Birthdate: 1938 AD
Birthplace: Maseno, Kenya
Died: January 26, 2009
Pamela Mboya was a Kenyan diplomat and political activist. She is best remembered as the wife of Tom Mboya, who is counted among the founding fathers of Kenya. Pamela Mboya became an iconic figure in Kenya during the 1970s after images of her grieving the death of her husband in 1969 spread like wildfire throughout the country; Tom was assassinated.   
 18 
Theresa Kufuor
(Former First Lady)
Theresa Kufuor
2
Birthdate: October 25, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wenchi, Ghana
 19 
Zahara Jolie-Pitt
(Adopted Daughter of Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt)
Zahara Jolie-Pitt
2
Birthdate: January 8, 2005
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Awasa, Ethiopia
 20 
Betty Kaunda
(Kenneth Kaunda's wife)
Betty Kaunda
2
Birthdate: November 17, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chinsali, Zambia
Died: September 18, 2012
 21 
Jasmine Jordan
(Michael Jordan’s Daughter)
Jasmine Jordan
2
Birthdate: December 7, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
 22 
Jason Simpson
(O. J. Simpson's Son)
Jason Simpson
2
Birthdate: April 21, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
 23 
Mzila
(Soshangane's Son)
Mzila
2
Birthplace: Mozambique
 24 
Lakiha Spicer
(Third Wife of Former Professional Boxer Mike Tyson)
Lakiha Spicer
2
Birthdate: 1977 AD
Birthplace: Philadelphia, United States
 25 
Hannah Momoh
(Joseph Saidu Momoh's wife)
Hannah Momoh
2
Birthplace: Sierra Leone
 26 
Apphia Clara Manjoro
(Bishop Bartholomew Manjoro's wife)
Apphia Clara Manjoro
2
Birthdate: August 12, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gutu, Zimbabwe
Died: April 12, 2016
 27 
Leonidas So Cool
(Social Media Personality)
Leonidas So Cool
2
Birthdate: March 19, 2009
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: United States
 28 
Iyanna Mayweather
(Floyd Mayweather's Daughter)
Iyanna Mayweather
2
Birthdate: May 20, 2000
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Las Vegas
 29 
Arnelle Simpson
(O. J. Simpson's Daughter)
Arnelle Simpson
2
Birthdate: December 4, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: United States
 30 
Deja Jackson
(Ice Cube's Daughter)
Deja Jackson
2
Birthdate: February 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
 31 
Gekyume Onfroy
(XXXTentacion's Son)
Gekyume Onfroy
2
Birthdate: January 26, 2019
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Florida, United States
 32 
Brandi Harvey
(Steve Harvey's Daughter)
Brandi Harvey
2
Birthdate: August 20, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: United States of America
 33 
Ata Johnson
(Dwayne Johnson's Mother)
Ata Johnson
2
Birthdate: October 25, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hawaii
 34 
Shareef Jackson
(Ice Cube's Son)
Shareef Jackson
2
Birthdate: November 17, 1995
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: United States
 35 
Georgette Eto'o
(Wife of Samuel Eto'o)
Georgette Eto'o
2
Birthdate: April 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Abidjan, Ivory Coast
 36 
Isan Elba
(Idris Elba’s Daughter)
Isan Elba
2
Birthdate: January 5, 2002
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: United States
 37 
Aisha Morris
(Singer-songwriter)
Aisha Morris
4
Birthdate: February 2, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
 38 
Hanne Norgaard
(Idris Elba’s Ex-Wife)
Hanne Norgaard
2
Birthdate: April 5, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
 39 
Ahmed Hirsi
(Ilhan Omar's Husband)
Ahmed Hirsi
2
Birthplace: Somalia
 40 
Sabrina Dhowre
(Model, Idris Elba's Wife)
Sabrina Dhowre
2
Birthdate: July 16, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York
 41 
Sheletta Chapital
(Anthony Mackie's Wife)
Sheletta Chapital
2
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana
 42 
Kevin Hunter
(Wendy Williams’ Husband)
Kevin Hunter
2
Birthdate: September 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ontario
 43 
Christiana Barkley
(Charles Barkley's Daughter)
Christiana Barkley
2
Birthdate: 1989 AD
Birthplace: New York City, United States
 44 
Gianna Bryant
(Kobe Bryant's daughter)
Gianna Bryant
2
Birthdate: May 1, 2006
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United State
Died: January 26, 2020
 45 
Jackson Theron
(Charlize Theron’s Adopted Child)
Jackson Theron
2
Birthdate: 2011 AD
 46 
Amirah O'Neal
(Shaquille O'Neal's Daughter)
Amirah O'Neal
2
Birthdate: November 13, 2001
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
 47 
Carol Maraj
(Nicki Minaj's Mother)
Carol Maraj
2
Birthdate: December 24, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago
 48 
Monica Braithwaite
(Mother of Rihanna)
Monica Braithwaite
2
Birthdate: April 5, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Guyana

Afro-Guyanese Monica Braithwaite is better known as the mother of superstar Rihanna. Monica had earlier worked as an accountant. She was in an abusive marriage with her husband Ronald, a warehouse supervisor, whom she divorced when Rihanna was 14. Monica also has two sons, Rorrey and Rajad.

 49 
Emani Asghedom
(Nipsey Hussle's Daughter)
Emani Asghedom
2
Birthdate: 2011 AD
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
 50 
Jessica Gadsden
(Wife of Charlamagne tha God)
Jessica Gadsden
2
Birthdate: November 29, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: South Carolina