Black Cancer Celebrities

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 1 
Mike Tyson
(One of the Greatest Heavyweight Boxers of All Time and First to Simultaneously Hold WBA, WBC & IBF Titles)
Mike Tyson
83
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 30, 1966
Birthplace: Fort Greene, New York, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 2 
Kawhi Leonard
(American Professional Basketball Player and 5-Time NBA All-Star Winner)
Kawhi Leonard
41
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 29, 1991
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 3 
Israel Adesanya
(New Zealand Mixed Martial Artist and Kickboxer)
Israel Adesanya
83
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 22, 1989
Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 4 
H.E.R.
(R&B Singer Known for Her Abum 'H.E.R')
H.E.R.
95
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 27, 1997
Birthplace: Vallejo, California, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 5 
Antonio Brown
(American Football Wide Receiver)
Antonio Brown
47
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 10, 1988
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 6 
Pop Smoke
(American rapper closely associated with Brooklyn drill)
Pop Smoke
37
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 20, 1999
Birthplace: Canarsie, New York, United States
Died: February 19, 2020
 7 
Forest Whitaker
(Best Known for His Role in 'The Last King of Scotland')
Forest Whitaker
16
Birthdate: July 15, 1961
Birthplace: Longview, Texas, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 8 
Jon Jones
(American Professional Mixed Martial Artist and Former Two-Time UFC Light Heavyweight Champion)
Jon Jones
28
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 9, 1987
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 9 
Danny Glover
(Known for His Lead Role as Roger Murtaugh in the 'Lethal Weapon' Film Series)
Danny Glover
14
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 22, 1946
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 10 
Missy Elliott
(Rapper Known for Singles "Get Ur Freak On," "The Rain," and "Lose Control.")
Missy Elliott
20
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 1, 1971
Birthplace: Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 11 
Dell Curry
(American Former Professional Basketball Player and Father of NBA Players Stephen & Seth Curry)
Dell Curry
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 25, 1964
Birthplace: Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 12 
Thomas Sowell
(Economist)
Thomas Sowell
21
Birthdate: June 30, 1930
Birthplace: Gastonia, North Carolina
 13 
Andre Braugher
12
Birthdate: July 1, 1962
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 14 
Charlie Murphy
(Best Known as a Writer & Cast Member of the Sketch-Comedy Series 'Chappelle's Show')
Charlie Murphy
8
Birthdate: July 12, 1959
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: April 12, 2017
 15 
Arthur Ashe
(The Only Black Man to Win the Singles Title at Wimbledon, the US Open, and the Australian Open)
Arthur Ashe
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 10, 1943
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: February 6, 1993
 16 
Chiwetel Ejiofor
(British Actor Known for His Film ‘12 Years a Slave’)
Chiwetel Ejiofor
15
Birthdate: July 10, 1974
Birthplace: Forest Gate, London, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 17 
Virgil van Dijk
(Dutch Professional Football Centre-Back)
Virgil van Dijk
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 8, 1991
Birthplace: Breda, Netherlands
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 18 
Tia Mowry
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Tia Landry’ in the Sitcom ‘Sister, Sister’)
Tia Mowry
16
Birthdate: July 6, 1978
Birthplace: Gelnhausen, Germany
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 19 
Diahann Carroll
6
Birthdate: July 17, 1935
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: October 4, 2019
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 20 
Lena Horne
(Actress and Dancer Known for Her One-Woman Show 'Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music')
Lena Horne
5
Birthdate: June 30, 1917
Birthplace: Bedford-Stuyvesant, New York, United States
Died: May 9, 2010
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 21 
Bobby Lashley
(Professional Wrestler and Mixed Martial Artist)
Bobby Lashley
25
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 16, 1976
Birthplace: Junction City, Kansas, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 22 
Ida B. Wells
(Women's Rights Activist and Civil Rights Leader)
Ida B. Wells
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 16, 1862
Birthplace: Holly Springs, Mississippi, United States
Died: March 25, 1931
 23 
David Alaba
(Austrian Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder and Defender)
David Alaba
23
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 24, 1992
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 24 
Penny Hardaway
(American College Basketball Coach and Former Professional Player)
Penny Hardaway
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 18, 1971
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 25 
Clyde Drexler
(Basketball player)
Clyde Drexler
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 22, 1962
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 26 
Romeo Santos
(Lead Member and Vocalist of the Bachata Group 'Aventura')
Romeo Santos
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 21, 1981
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 27 
Carl Lewis
(American Track-and-Field Athlete Who Won Nine Olympic Gold Medals During the 1980s and 1990s)
Carl Lewis
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 1, 1961
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 28 
Ray Allen
(Basketball player)
Ray Allen
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 20, 1975
Birthplace: Merced, California, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 29 
Christopher Scarver
(Serial Killer)
Christopher Scarver
109
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: July 6, 1969
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 30 
Shari Headley
(Actress and Model Best Known for Her Role as ‘Lisa McDowell’ in the Film ‘Coming to America’)
Shari Headley
4
Birthdate: July 15, 1964
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 31 
DeAndre Jordan
(Basketball player)
DeAndre Jordan
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 21, 1988
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
 32 
Patrick Vieira
(Association football player, Association football manager)
Patrick Vieira
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 23, 1976
Birthplace: Dakar
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 33 
David Alan Grier
(actor, screenwriter, stage actor, television actor)
David Alan Grier
7
Birthdate: June 30, 1956
Birthplace: Detroit
 34 
Jimmie Walker
(Actor and Comedian Known for His Role as ‘James Evans Sr.’ in the TV Series ‘Good Times’)
Jimmie Walker
18
Birthdate: June 25, 1947
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 35 
Hopsin
(Rapper)
Hopsin
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 18, 1985
Birthplace: Panorama City, Los Angeles, California
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 36 
Wizkid
(Singer-songwriter)
Wizkid
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 16, 1990
Birthplace: Surulere, Lagos
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 37 
Wilma Rudolph
(Sprinter and First American Woman to Win Three Gold Medals at the Single Olympics)
Wilma Rudolph
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 23, 1940
Birthplace: Clarksville, Tennessee, United States
Died: November 12, 1994
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 38 
Satchel Paige
(American Professional Baseball Pitcher)
Satchel Paige
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 7, 1906
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Died: June 8, 1982
 39 
Solange Knowles
(Singer, Songwriter & Performance Artist)
Solange Knowles
24
Birthdate: June 24, 1986
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 40 
Solomon Northup
5
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 10, 1807
Birthplace: Minerva, New York
Died: 1863 AD
 41 
LaDainian Tomlinson
(American football player)
LaDainian Tomlinson
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 23, 1979
Birthplace: Rosebud, Texas, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 42 
Patrice Lumumba
(1st Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Patrice Lumumba
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 2, 1925
Birthplace: Sankuru, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Died: January 17, 1961
 43 
Iman Shumpert
(American Professional Basketball Player Who Plays at the ‘Shooting Guard' Position)
Iman Shumpert
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 26, 1990
Birthplace: Berwyn, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 44 
Randy Jackson
(Bassist)
Randy Jackson
15
Birthdate: June 23, 1956
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 45 
Wole Soyinka
(Author, Poet, Playwright)
Wole Soyinka
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 13, 1934
Birthplace: Abeokuta
 46 
PartyNextDoor
(Singer-Songwriter Known for His Albums ‘PartyNextDoor ‘ and ‘PNDColours’)
PartyNextDoor
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 3, 1993
Birthplace: Mississauga, Canada
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 47 
Taylor Russell
(Canadian Actress Known for Her Films: ‘The Heart Still Hums’, ‘Waves’ and ‘Bones & All’)
Taylor Russell
15
Birthdate: July 18, 1994
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 48 
LeSean McCoy
(American Football Player)
LeSean McCoy
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 12, 1988
Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
18
Birthdate: July 15, 1986
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 50 
6lack
(Rapper)
6lack
17
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 24, 1992
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland