African Americans From Indiana

Famous black celebrities from Indiana, include Scatman Crothers, Avery Brooks, Willdabeast Adams.

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

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 1 Vivica A. Fox

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, United States

 2 Scatman Crothers

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Famous As: Actor, Musician
Birthdate: May 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Terre Haute, Indiana, United States
Died: November 23, 1986

Scatman Crothers was an American musician and actor. Also a prolific voice-over actor, Crothers contributed immensely to the success of several animated TV series, such as Harlem Globetrotters, The Transformers, and Hong Kong Phooey. For his contribution to the American TV and film industry, Scatman Crothers was awarded a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 3 Avery Brooks

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Evansville, Indiana, United States

 4 Jermaine Jackson

Jermaine Jackson
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 11, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States

 5 Jaylon Smith

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: June 14, 1995
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

 6 George Hill

George Hill
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 7 Michael Warren

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: March 5, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, United States
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 8 Fred Williamson

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 5, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, USA

 9 Jason Whitlock

Jason Whitlock
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: April 27, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

 10 Jackie Jackson

Jackie Jackson
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer best known as a founding member of the Jackson 5
Birthdate: May 4, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States

 11 Glenn Robinson

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: January 10, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States

 12 Skylar Diggins-Smith

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: August 2, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, United States

 13 Wes Montgomery

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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: March 6, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: June 15, 1968

 14 Dwane Casey

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball coach, Basketball player
Birthdate: April 17, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 15 Terry McLaurin

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: September 15, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 16 Darius Garland

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: January 26, 2000
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States

 17 Isiah Whitlock, Jr.

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Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: September 13, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana South Bend, Indiana, U.S.

 18 Freddie Hubbard

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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Trumpeter
Birthdate: April 7, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: December 29, 2008

 19 Mike Woodson

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball coach, Basketball player
Birthdate: March 24, 1958
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 20 Romeo Langford

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 25, 1999
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Albany, Indiana, United States

 21 LaTroy Hawkins

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: December 21, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States

 22 Jeremy Chinn

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: February 26, 1998
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fishers, Indiana, United States

 23 George McGinnis

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: August 12, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 24 Rod Smith

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: January 10, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

 25 Dianne Durham

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: June 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
Died: February 4, 2021

Dianne Durham was an artistic gymnast who won the all-around senior title at the women's US National Championships in 1983, becoming the first African American athlete to do so. She suffered from injuries that put a premature end to her brilliant career, and she had to retire in 1985. Later on, she ran the Skyline Gymnastics school in Chicago. 

 26 Lamon Brewster

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former professional boxer who competed from 1996 to 2010.
Birthdate: June 5, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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 27 Willdabeast Adams

Willdabeast Adams
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: September 6, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 28 Courtney Lee

Courtney Lee
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 3, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 29 Junior Bridgeman

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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Basketball player, Businesspeople
Birthdate: September 17, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: East Chicago, Indiana, United States

 30 Caleb Swanigan

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: April 18, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 31 JaJuan Johnson

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: February 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 32 Irv Cross

Irv Cross
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: July 27, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hammond, Indiana, United States
Died: February 28, 2021

 33 Jimmy King

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: August 9, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, United States

 34 Bonzi Wells

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 28, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Muncie, Indiana, United States

 35 Lloyd Haynes

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Famous As: Actor, Screenwriter
Birthdate: September 19, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, United States
Died: January 1, 1987

 36 Demetrius Jackson

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 7, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, United States

 37 Chris Evans

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: October 5, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 38 Aaron Gibson

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: September 27, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 39 Oscar Charleston

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former Baseball Player Center fielder
Birthdate: October 14, 1896
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: October 5, 1954

 40 Major Taylor

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Cyclist
Birthdate: November 26, 1878
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: June 21, 1932

Major Taylor was a professional cyclist who set many world records between 1898 and 1899. In 1899, he became the first African American to win the sprint event at the world track championships and only the second black athlete to emerge victorious in a world championship irrespective of the sport.

 41 Calbert Cheaney

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball coach, Basketball player
Birthdate: July 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Evansville, Indiana, United States

 42 Kris Wilkes

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: September 18, 1998
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 43 Desmond Bane

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: June 25, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Richmond, Indiana, United States

 44 Rondale Moore

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: June 9, 2000
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New Albany, Indiana, United States

 45 Mark Clayton

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: April 8, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 46 Alex Bentley

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 47 E'Twaun Moore

E'Twaun Moore
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: February 25, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: East Chicago, Indiana, United States

 48 Jeff Teague

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: June 10, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 49 Kawann Short

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: February 2, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: East Chicago, Indiana, United States

 50 Jared Jeffries

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: August 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bloomington, Indiana, United States