Famous Black TV Presenters

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Oprah Winfrey
(Best Known for Her Daytime Syndicated Talk Show 'The Oprah Winfrey Show')
Oprah Winfrey
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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.

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Randy Jackson
(Bassist)
Randy Jackson
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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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Larry Wilmore
(Actor, Screenwriter, Comedian, Television actor, Journalist)
Larry Wilmore
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Birthdate: October 30, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles
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Nadiya Hussain
(British Celebrity Chef and Winner of the Sixth Season of 'The Great British Bake Off')
Nadiya Hussain
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Birthdate: December 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Luton, Bedfordshire, England

Nadiya Hussain is a British TV chef, television presenter, and author. She is best known for winning the sixth series of The Great British Bake Off. Over the years Nadiya Hussain has become a household name in the UK by hosting shows like Nadiya's Family Favourites. In 2017, she was mentioned in Debrett's' 500 most influential people in the UK list.

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Sunny Hostin
(Lawyer, Journalist and Co-Host on ABC's Morning Talk Show 'The View')
Sunny Hostin
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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.

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Tinie Tempah
(Rapper Known for Number-one Singles, 'Pass Out' and 'Written in the Stars')
Tinie Tempah
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Birthdate: November 7, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Plumstead, London, England

Tinie Tempah is a British television presenter and rapper. He is credited with creating a company named Disturbing London which operates mainly as a record label. Over the course of his career, Tinie Tempah has won many prestigious awards, such as Brit Awards, MOBO Awards, and Urban Music Awards.

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Rochelle Humes
(English Television Presenter and Singer)
Rochelle Humes
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Birthdate: March 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Barking, London, England

Rochelle Humes is an English television presenter and singer. She is best known for her association with the British-Irish girl group, The Saturdays, which was active from 2007 to 2014. She then established herself as a TV presenter and achieved fame after co-presenting shows like Ninja Warrior UK and The Hit List.

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Montel Williams
(Actor, Officer, Television presenter, Radio personality)
Montel Williams
5
Birthdate: July 3, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baltimore
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Gwen Ifill
(Journalist)
Gwen Ifill
5
Birthdate: September 29, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: November 14, 2016
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Lorraine Pascale
(Celebrity Cook Known for Her Appearances in TV Shows: 'Baking Made Easy' and 'Home Cooking Made Easy')
Lorraine Pascale
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Birthdate: November 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
British chef Lorraine Pascale has her TV shows in 70 countries worldwide and has sold one million books in UK. A highly successful fashion model in 1990s, Pascale is also the United Kingdom government Fostering and Adoption Ambassador. She was the first British Black model on the cover of American Elle and fronted campaigns for brands like Versace and Gap.
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John Fashanu
(Television presenter)
John Fashanu
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Birthdate: September 18, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England
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Andi Peters
(Best Known as the Host of TV Shows: 'Live & Kicking', 'GMTV' and 'Dancing on Ice: Extra')
Andi Peters
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Birthdate: July 29, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chelsea, London, England

Andi Peters is a British journalist, voice actor, television presenter, and producer. Over the years, Peters has contributed immensely to the success of several breakfast TV shows, such as Lorraine, Good Morning Britain, and Live & Kicking.

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Angellica Bell
(Television Presenter)
Angellica Bell
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Birthdate: March 24, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
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Faith Jenkins
(Attorney)
Faith Jenkins
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Birthdate: 1977 AD
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana
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Trevor McDonald
(Trinidadian-British Journalist Best Known for His Career as a News Presenter with 'ITN')
Trevor McDonald
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Birthdate: August 16, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago

Trevor McDonald is a Trinidadian-British journalist and newsreader. Over the years, he has been contributing to the success of the Independent Television News' (ITN) Broadcast News division, working as its news presenter. In the 1999 Birthday Honours, McDonald was appointed Knight Bachelor for his services to journalism. At the 2011 BAFTA TV Awards, he was honored with a BAFTA fellowship.

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Debra Wilson
(Actress)
Debra Wilson
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Birthdate: April 26, 1962
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: South Ozone Park, New York, United States
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June Sarpong
(Television presenter)
June Sarpong
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Birthdate: May 31, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Newham, London, England
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Ros Gold-Onwude
(Sports Reporter, Basketball Analyst)
Ros Gold-Onwude
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Birthdate: April 28, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York, United States
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Michael Wilbon
(Sports Commentator)
Michael Wilbon
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Birthdate: November 19, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Star Jones
(Lawyer, Journalist, Television Personality & Fashion Designer)
Star Jones
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Birthdate: March 24, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Badin, North Carolina, United States
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Tanisha Thomas
(Television personality)
Tanisha Thomas
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Birthdate: August 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
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B. Smith
(Restaurateur, Model)
B. Smith
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Birthdate: August 24, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Everson, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 22, 2020
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Sean Fletcher
(TV presenter on Good Morning Britain and on Countryfile)
Sean Fletcher
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Birthdate: April 20, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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Akrobeto
(Ghanaian Actor, Comedian and TV Presenter Known for His Comic Acts)
Akrobeto
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Birthdate: November 18, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ayirebi, Ghana
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Komla Dumor
(Journalist)
Komla Dumor
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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.

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Bobby Ologun
(Television personality, Mixed martial artist)
Bobby Ologun
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Birthdate: April 8, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ibadan, Nigeria
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Edsilia Rombley
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Birthdate: February 13, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Chris Attoh
(Ghanaian Actor Best Known for His Performance in the Nigerian Soap Opera 'Tinsel')
Chris Attoh
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Birthdate: May 17, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ghana

Chris Attoh is a Ghanaian actor, on-air personality, film director, TV presenter, and producer. He is best known for his portrayal of Kwame Mensah in the popular Nigerian soap opera, Tinsel. Apart from playing important roles in many Nigerian films, Chris Attoh has also hosted a couple of award ceremonies, including the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards in 2016. 

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Sylvana Simons
(Politician, Actress)
Sylvana Simons
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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.

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Nadja Abd el Farrag
(Television presenter)
Nadja Abd el Farrag
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Birthdate: March 5, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
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Karine Le Marchand
(Television host)
Karine Le Marchand
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Birthdate: August 16, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nancy, France
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Hodan Nalayeh
(Social activist)
Hodan Nalayeh
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Birthdate: 1976 AD
Birthplace: Somalia
Died: July 12, 2019
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Ama K. Abebrese
(British-Ghanaian Actress Who is Widely Regarded as One of Africa's Finest Actresses)
Ama K. Abebrese
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Birthdate: May 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kumasi, Ghana

Ama K. Abebrese is a British-Ghanaian actress, producer, and TV presenter. Widely regarded as one of Africa's finest actresses, Abebrese is the recipient of several prestigious awards such as the African Movie Academy Award, Screen Nation Film & TV Award, and Golden Movie Award. A multi-talented personality, Ama K. Abebrese also works with a charity organization called SafeChild Ghana.

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Cleo Ice Queen
(Musician)
Cleo Ice Queen
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Birthdate: June 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lusaka, Zambia
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Amina Abdi Rabar
(TV Presenter, Radio Presenter)
Amina Abdi Rabar
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Birthdate: June 28, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya
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Katarina Sandstrom
(Journalist, Television presenter who has led the evening news broadcast Rapport on SVT since 2000)
Katarina Sandstrom
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Birthdate: March 20, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Joey Muthengi
(Media personality, Actress)
Joey Muthengi
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Birthdate: August 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kijabe, Kenya
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Sammy Barbot
(Singer, Television presenter)
Sammy Barbot
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Birthdate: September 1, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Martinique
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Jackie Lumbasi
(Media personality)
Jackie Lumbasi
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Birthdate: 1979 AD
Birthplace: Kitale, Kenya
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Ifeoma Aggrey-Fynn
(Media personality)
Ifeoma Aggrey-Fynn
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Birthdate: June 8, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: June 2, 2015
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Thelma Darkings
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Birthdate: 1960 AD
Birthplace: Costa Rica