African Americans From Ohio

Famous black celebrities from Ohio, include Russell Wilson, Halle Berry, Kid Cudi.

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 1 Russell Wilson

Russell Wilson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Quarterback
Birthdate: November 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

American footballer, Russell Wilson, plays for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League and is considered one of the best players ever. In NFL history, he is one of two quarterbacks with a career passer rating over 100. In October 2020, he was inducted in an exclusive group, the Madden 99 club of the popular ‘Madden 21’ video game.

 2 Halle Berry

Halle Berry
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Famous As: Only African-American Woman To Win Oscar for Best Actress
Birthdate: August 14, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Halle Berry is one of the most popular actresses of the current generation. During the 2000s, she was one of the highest-paid Hollywood actresses. Halle is also known for her activism for which she was honored with the 2006 Woman of The Year award by the Hasty Pudding Theatricals. She also gets featured in several Sexiest Women lists.

 3 Kid Cudi

Kid Cudi
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper, Songwriter
Birthdate: January 30, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Grammy-winning rapper Kid Cudi first came into public consciousness with his mixtape that made Kanye West sign him to his label. Kid delivered a double-platinum debut album, formed the band WZRD, and sold 16 million records in the U.S. He has also dabbled in acting and now owns a label.

 4 LeBron James Jr.

LeBron James Jr.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Son of LeBron James
Birthdate: October 6, 2004
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio

LeBron James Jr., popularly known as Bronny James, is an American basketball player. The son of popular professional basketball player LeBron James, LeBron James Jr. has followed in the footsteps of his father, proving to be an important player for his team at school. Apart from playing basketball, he also creates content for the popular e-sports team FaZe Clan.

 5 Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: February 18, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lorain, Ohio
Died: August 5, 2019
Author, editor, and Princeton professor Toni Morrison is best remembered for her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Beloved, part of a trilogy. Some of her other notable works include The Bluest Eye and Song of Solomon. She received the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature. She also wrote several children’s books and plays.

 6 Charles Woodson

Charles Woodson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: October 7, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fremont, Ohio, United States

 7 Adrien Broner

Adrien Broner
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: July 28, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Adrien Broner is an American boxer. Regarded as one of the best light-welterweight boxers of his generation, Broner has held several world championships in various weight classes, such as super featherweight, lightweight, light welterweight, and welterweight. He is also known for his crazy antics inside and outside the ring.

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 8 Kareem Hunt

Kareem Hunt
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football Player
Birthdate: August 6, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lorain, Ohio, United States

 9 Anita Baker

Anita Baker
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: R&B Singer
Birthdate: January 26, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toledo

 10 James Harrison

James Harrison
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: May 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States

 11 Macy Gray

Macy Gray
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 6, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Canton, Ohio, United States

 12 Charles Oakley

Charles Oakley
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: December 18, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

 13 Buster Douglas

Buster Douglas
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former professional boxer who competed between 1981 and 1999
Birthdate: April 7, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States

 14 Aqib Talib

Aqib Talib
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: February 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

 15 Charles Michael Davis

Charles Michael Davis
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 1, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States

Charles Michael Davis is an American actor, producer, director, and model. He is best known for playing Marcel Gerard in the popular fantasy supernatural drama TV series, The Originals. Apart from acting in the series, Davis was also credited with directing a couple of episodes of The Originals.

 16 Michael Behling

Michael Behling
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 5, 1996
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States

 17 Cardale Jones

Cardale Jones
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: September 29, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

 18 Bobby Womack

Bobby Womack
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Died: June 27, 2014

Bobby Womack began his career with his family band The Valentinos, after gaining a record deal with The Soul Stirrers singer Sam Cooke. He later began a solo career and became famous for tracks such as Lookin’ for a Love. He also contributed to the soundtrack of Across 110th Street.

 19 David Justice

David Justice
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: April 14, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

 20 LaWanda Page

LaWanda Page
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 19, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: September 14, 2002

 21 Desmond Howard

Desmond Howard
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: May 15, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

 22 Ron Harper

Ron Harper
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former Basketball player at shooting guard position
Birthdate: January 20, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States

 23 Omarosa Manigault

Omarosa Manigault
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Writers
Birthdate: February 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Youngstown, Ohio, United States

 24 Antoine Winfield Jr.

Antoine Winfield Jr.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: August 16, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States

 25 Trey Burke

Trey Burke
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: November 12, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio

 26 Arsenio Hall

Arsenio Hall
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: February 12, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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 27 Carlos Hyde

Carlos Hyde
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: September 20, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

 28 Antoine Winfield Sr.

Antoine Winfield Sr.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: June 24, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States

 29 Denzel Ward

Denzel Ward
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: April 28, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

 30 Marshon Lattimore

Marshon Lattimore
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football cornerback
Birthdate: May 20, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: leveland, Ohio, United States

 31 Greg Morris

Greg Morris
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 27, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Died: August 27, 1996

 32 Cris Carter

Cris Carter
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: November 25, 1965
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Troy, Ohio, USA

 33 Nate Thurmond

Nate Thurmond
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: July 25, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Died: July 16, 2016

 34 Orlando Pace

Orlando Pace
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: November 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sandusky, Ohio, United States

 35 Gloria Jones

Gloria Jones
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 19, 1945
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: June 9, 2006

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 36 Ronald Isley

Ronald Isley
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Recording artist
Birthdate: May 21, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

 37 Dorian Harewood

Dorian Harewood
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 6, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, USA

 38 Joey Galloway

Joey Galloway
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: November 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bellaire, Ohio, United States

 39 Lynn Bowden

Lynn Bowden
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: October 14, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Youngstown, Ohio, United States

 40 Paula Jai Parker

Paula Jai Parker
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

 41 Troy Smith

Troy Smith
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: July 20, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States

 42 Clark Kellogg

Clark Kellogg
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Famous As: Former Basketball player who is the lead college basketball analyst for CBS Sports
Birthdate: July 2, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

 43 Layzie Bone

Layzie Bone
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: September 23, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.

 44 Barry Larkin

Barry Larkin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: April 28, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

 45 Antwone Fisher

Antwone Fisher
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: August 3, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

 46 Terry Glenn

Terry Glenn
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: July 23, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Died: November 20, 2017

 47 David Montgomery

David Montgomery
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: June 7, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

 48 Shawn Porter

Shawn Porter
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former professional boxer who competed from 2008 to 2021
Birthdate: October 27, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

 49 Ron Lyle

Ron Lyle
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: February 12, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States
Died: November 26, 2011

 50 Sarah E. Goode

Sarah E. Goode
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: 1855 AD
Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio, United States
Died: April 8, 1905