Famous Black TV Presenters

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 1 Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey.
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Famous As: Media proprietor
Birthdate: January 29, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States

Oprah Winfrey is arguably one of the most iconic figures in America who broke many barriers to become one of the most influential women in the country. She is a role model for the black community and is also a fierce feminist. Her path-breaking The Oprah Winfrey Show mostly based on lives of common people catapulted her to unprecedented stardom.

 2 Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah.
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Famous As: Actor, Comedian,TV host
Birthdate: February 20, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

Trevor Noah is a writer, political commentator, comedian and television host and hosts the American satirical news programme, The Daily Show. He has also hosted several other shows, including the late-night talk show, Tonight with Trevor Noah. He is an actor too. He has written an autobiographical book, Born A Crime, and has received numerous accolades and awards, including the Emmy Award.

 3 Lizzo

Lizzo.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 27, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
Three-time Grammy-winning rap and hip-hop sensation Lizzo is also a queer and body-positivity icon. She began singing with groups such as The Chalice and Grrrl Prty, and graced the Billboard 200 with the album Cuz I Love You. Time’s 2019 Entertainer of the Year, Lizzo is also a talented flute-player.

 4 Michael Strahan

Michael Strahan.
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Famous As: American Football Player, Television Presenter
Birthdate: November 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States

Michael Strahan is a journalist, television personality, and former professional American football player. Strahan helped the New York Giants, where he spent his entire 15-year National Football League (NFL) career, win the Super Bowl XLII. After retiring from football, Michael Strahan co-hosted the talk show Live with Kelly and Ryan, for which he received a couple of Daytime Emmy Awards.

 5 Al Roker

Al Roker.
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Famous As: Weather Forecaster
Birthdate: August 20, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Al Roker is best known as the weather anchor of Today on NBC. He is also a co-host on shows such as 3rd Hour Today. He set a Guinness world record by reporting non-stop for 34 hours. He has co-authored several books, including a set of murder mysteries. 

 6 Gayle King

Gayle King.
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Famous As: Television Presenter
Birthdate: December 28, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States

Gayle King is an American author and TV personality. Since 2012, King has been co-hosting CBS News' popular program, CBS This Morning. She has also been serving as CBS News' broadcast journalist. Also an editor-at-large for the famous O, The Oprah Magazine, King was included in Time magazine's list of 100 Most Influential People in 2019.

 7 Randy Jackson

Randy Jackson.
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Famous As: Bassist
Birthdate: June 23, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Randy Jackson started his career playing bass guitar for various artists, He then started his stint as a producer with Columbia and MCA Records. He is best known for his appearance as a judge on American Idol. He has also been the executive producer of America's Best Dance Crew.
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 8 Larry Wilmore

Larry Wilmore
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Famous As: Actor, Screenwriter, Comedian, Television actor, Journalist
Birthdate: October 30, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles

 9 Gwen Ifill

Gwen Ifill
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: September 29, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: November 14, 2016

 10 Montel Williams

Montel Williams
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Famous As: Actor, Officer, Television presenter, Radio personality
Birthdate: July 3, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baltimore

 11 Sheryl Underwood

Sheryl Underwood.
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: October 28, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

 12 John Fashanu

John Fashanu
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Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: September 18, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England

 13 Angellica Bell

Angellica Bell.
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Famous As: Television Presenter
Birthdate: March 24, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom

 14 Faith Jenkins

Faith Jenkins.
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Famous As: Attorney
Birthdate: 1977 AD
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana

 15 Debra Wilson

Debra Wilson.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 26, 1962
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: South Ozone Park, New York, United States

 16 June Sarpong

June Sarpong
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Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: May 31, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Forest Gate

 17 Ros Gold-Onwude

Ros Gold-Onwude.
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Famous As: Sports Reporter, Basketball Analyst
Birthdate: April 28, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York, United States

 18 Michael Wilbon

Michael Wilbon
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Famous As: Sports Commentator
Birthdate: November 19, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 19 Akrobeto

Akrobeto
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 18, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ayirebi, Ghana

 20 Komla Dumor

Komla Dumor.
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: 1972 AD
Birthplace: Accra
Died: January 18, 2014

Ghanaian journalist and BBC World News anchor Komla Dumor had soared to fame with his program Focus on Africa. Grandson of Philip Gbeho, who had composed the Ghanaian national anthem, Dumor boasted of a Harvard degree. New African magazine named him one of the 100 most influential Africans of 2013.

 21 Edsilia Rombley

Edsilia Rombley
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 13, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

 22 Chris Attoh

Chris Attoh
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 17, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ghana

 23 Karine Le Marchand

Karine Le Marchand
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Famous As: Television host
Birthdate: August 16, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nancy, France

 24 Sylvana Simons

Sylvana Simons
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Famous As: Politician, Actress
Birthdate: January 31, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paramaribo, Suriname

 25 Nadja Abd el Farrag

Nadja Abd el Farrag
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Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: March 5, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany

 26 Cleo Ice Queen

Cleo Ice Queen
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: June 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lusaka, Zambia

 27 Amina Abdi Rabar

Amina Abdi Rabar
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Famous As: TV Presenter, Radio Presenter
Birthdate: June 28, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya

 28 Joey Muthengi

Joey Muthengi
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Famous As: Media personality, Actress
Birthdate: August 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kijabe, Kenya

 29 Jackie Lumbasi

Jackie Lumbasi
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Famous As: Media personality
Birthdate: 1979 AD
Birthplace: Kitale, Kenya

 30 Matte Babel

Matte Babel.
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Famous As: TV Host
Birthdate: October 13, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Matte Babel is better known as Hollywood actor Shay Mitchell’s long-term boyfriend and the father of her daughter, Atlas. The Toronto-born Babel was a skilled footballer in his university days and then established himself as a music and reality show host. He also works with the agency that manages Drake.

 31 Thelma Darkings

Thelma Darkings
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 1960 AD
Birthplace: Costa Rica