African Americans From Indiana

Famous black celebrities from Indiana, include Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Mike Epps.

This 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 African Americans From Indiana

 1 Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson.
67
Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: King of Pop
Birthdate: August 29, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
Died: June 25, 2009

The King of Pop and an international superstar, Michael Jackson was a musical entertainer whose work – both with Jackson 5 and solo – won accolades and hearts worldwide. Equally popular were his unique dance moves that created sensation and shaped future dance styles. Amongst the most successful entertainers of all time, Jackson was later accused of child molestation.  

 2 Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson.
5
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: May 16, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States

A member of the prominent Jackson family, Janet Jackson is a singer, songwriter, actress, and dancer. Popularly known for her innovative and socially conscious songs, she was considered a sex icon in her youth. Beginning her career as a teenager, she went on to become one of the world's best-selling music artists of all time.

 3 Vivica A. Fox

Vivica A. Fox.
4
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, United States

 4 Andre Iguodala

Andre Iguodala.
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: January 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States

 5 Ray Allen

Ray Allen.
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: July 20, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Merced, California, United States

 6 DeAndre Jordan

DeAndre Jordan
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: July 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States

 7 Mike Epps

Mike Epps.
1
Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: November 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.

Stand-up comedian, actor, and film producer, Mike Epps, is a man with multiple talents. He began his career performing stand-up comedy and branched out into acting soon after.  As an actor, he gained fame for playing Day-Day Jones in the film Next Friday and its sequels. He is a controversial person and has been accused of assaulting a fellow comedian.

You May Like

 8 Julius Erving

Julius Erving
0
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: February 22, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: East Meadow, New York, United States

 9 Jalen Rose

Jalen Rose
2
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: January 30, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

 10 Greg Oden

Greg Oden
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: January 22, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States

 11 Clyde Drexler

Clyde Drexler
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: June 22, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

 12 Stephon Marbury

Stephon Marbury
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: February 20, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

 13 Scatman Crothers

Scatman Crothers.
0
Famous As: Actor, dancer, singer, musician
Birthdate: May 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Terre Haute, Indiana, United States
Died: November 22, 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.

 14 Skylar Diggins-Smith

Skylar Diggins-Smith
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: August 2, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, United States

 15 Michael Warren

Michael Warren
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: March 5, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, United States

 16 Derek Fisher

Derek Fisher
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball coach
Birthdate: August 9, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

 17 Avery Brooks

Avery Brooks.
0
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Evansville, Indiana, United States

 18 Jason Whitlock

Jason Whitlock
1
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: April 27, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

 19 Terry McLaurin

Terry McLaurin
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: September 15, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 20 Fred Williamson

Fred Williamson
0
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 5, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, USA

 21 George Hill

George Hill
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 22 Jay Williams

Jay Williams
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Plainfield, New Jersey, United States

 23 Mike Conley, Jr.

Mike Conley, Jr.
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

 24 Glenn Robinson

Glenn Robinson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: January 10, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States

 25 Jaylon Smith

Jaylon Smith
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: June 14, 1995
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

 26 Wes Montgomery

Wes Montgomery
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: March 6, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: June 15, 1968
Recommended Lists:

 27 Isiah Whitlock, Jr.

Isiah Whitlock, Jr.
0
Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: September 13, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana South Bend, Indiana, U.S.

 28 Dave Duerson

Dave Duerson.
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: November 28, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Muncie, Indiana, United States
Died: February 17, 2011

 29 Avery Johnson

Avery Johnson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball coach
Birthdate: March 25, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

 30 Freddie Hubbard

Freddie Hubbard
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Trumpeter
Birthdate: April 7, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: December 29, 2008

 31 Courtney Lee

Courtney Lee
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 3, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 32 Bonzi Wells

Bonzi Wells
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 28, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Muncie, Indiana, United States

 33 Lamon Brewster

Lamon Brewster
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: June 5, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Indianapolis

 34 George McGinnis

George McGinnis
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: August 12, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 35 Major Taylor

Major Taylor
0
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.

 36 Willdabeast Adams

Willdabeast Adams.
0
Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: September 6, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 37 J. J. Johnson

J. J. Johnson
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Trombonist
Birthdate: January 22, 1924
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: February 4, 2001

 38 Demetrius Jackson

Demetrius Jackson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 7, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, United States

 39 Aaron Gibson

Aaron Gibson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: September 27, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 40 JaJuan Johnson

JaJuan Johnson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: February 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 41 Kris Wilkes

Kris Wilkes
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: September 18, 1998
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 42 Mathias Kiwanuka

Mathias Kiwanuka
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: March 8, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 43 Alex Bentley

Alex Bentley
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 44 Walter McCarty

Walter McCarty
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player, Basketball Coach
Birthdate: February 1, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Evansville, Indiana, United States

 45 Toney Freeman

Toney Freeman
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Bodybuilder, Brand Ambassador
Birthdate: August 30, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, United States

 46 Tank Johnson

Tank Johnson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: December 7, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States

 47 Sheldon Day

Sheldon Day
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: July 1, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 48 Rondale Moore

Rondale Moore
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: June 9, 2000
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New Albany, Indiana, United States

 49 Romeo Langford

Romeo Langford
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 25, 1999
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Albany, Indiana, United States

 50 Rod Smith

Rod Smith
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: May 15, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Texarkana, Arkansas, United States