Famous Black TV Presenters

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 1 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.

 2 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

 3 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.

 4 Sunny Hostin

Sunny Hostin
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Famous As: Lawyer, Journalist, Television Host
Birthdate: October 20, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Sunny Hostin is an American journalist, lawyer, and television host. She is best known for co-hosting the popular talk show, The View, for which she has received four Daytime Emmy Award nominations so far. Before appearing on TV, Sunny Hostin served as a federal prosecutor; for successfully prosecuting sex offenders, Hostin was honored with a Special Achievement Award.

 5 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

 6 Gwen Ifill

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

 7 John Fashanu

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

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

 9 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

 10 Angellica Bell

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

 11 June Sarpong

June Sarpong
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Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: May 31, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Newham, London, England

 12 Michael Wilbon

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

 13 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

 14 Tanisha Thomas

Tanisha Thomas
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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: August 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

 15 B. Smith

B. Smith
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Famous As: Restaurateur, Model
Birthdate: August 24, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Everson, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 22, 2020

 16 Sean Fletcher

Sean Fletcher
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Famous As: TV presenter on Good Morning Britain and on Countryfile
Birthdate: April 20, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 17 Akrobeto

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

 18 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.

 19 Bobby Ologun

Bobby Ologun
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Famous As: Television personality, Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: April 8, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ibadan, Nigeria

 20 Edsilia Rombley

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

 21 Karine Le Marchand

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

 22 Chris Attoh

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

 23 Sylvana Simons

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

Sylvana Simons is a politician and former TV presenter. She is credited with founding a political party named BIJ1, which is widely regarded as an egalitarian anti-racist party. Since 2021, she has been serving as a member of the House of Representatives; Sylvana Simons is the first black leader to be elected to the House of Representatives in Dutch history.

 24 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

 25 Hodan Nalayeh

Hodan Nalayeh
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Famous As: Social activist
Birthdate: 1976 AD
Birthplace: Somalia
Died: July 12, 2019

 26 Ama K. Abebrese

Ama K. Abebrese
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Famous As: Actress, Television presenter
Birthdate: May 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kumasi, Ghana

 27 Cleo Ice Queen

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

 28 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

 29 Joey Muthengi

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

 30 Katarina Sandstrom

Katarina Sandstrom
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Famous As: Journalist, Television presenter who has led the evening news broadcast Rapport on SVT since 2000
Birthdate: March 20, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 31 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.

 32 Sammy Barbot

Sammy Barbot
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Famous As: Singer, Television presenter
Birthdate: September 1, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Martinique

 33 Jackie Lumbasi

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

 34 Ifeoma Aggrey-Fynn

Ifeoma Aggrey-Fynn
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Famous As: Media personality
Birthdate: June 8, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: June 2, 2015

 35 Thelma Darkings

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