Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With A

Discover the famous black people whose name starts with A. The list includes people like Anthony Mackie, Aretha Franklin, Aaliyah, Angela Bassett, Alicia Keys and many more. This list of black celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. Black people featured on this list, include political leaders, lyricists & songwriters, basketball players and actresses. This list of black celebrities whose names start with A includes people from United States, Ghana, Nigeria, England and many more countries.

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 Anthony Mackie

Anthony Mackie.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 23, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 2 Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Singer & Activist
Birthdate: March 25, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: August 16, 2018
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 3 Aaliyah

Aaliyah.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 16, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: August 25, 2001
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 4 Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 16, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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 5 Arsenio Hall

Arsenio Hall.
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: February 12, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 6 Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys.
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hell's Kitchen, New York, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 7 Allen Iverson

Allen Iverson.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: June 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hampton, Virginia, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 8 Anderson Paak

Anderson Paak
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 8, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oxnard, California, U.S.
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 9 Akon

Akon.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 16, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 10 Anthony Davis

Anthony Davis.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: March 11, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
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 11 Aisha Tyler

Aisha Tyler.
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Famous As: Actress, TV Host
Birthdate: September 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Francisco
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 12 Ashley Cole

Ashley Cole
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: December 20, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stepney
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 13 Andre Braugher

Andre Braugher.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 1, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 14 André 3000

André 3000
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: May 27, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 15 Aldis Hodge

Aldis Hodge
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 20, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Onslow County, North Carolina, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 16 Apollo Crews

Apollo Crews
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: August 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 17 Amandla Stenberg

Amandla Stenberg.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 23, 1998
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 18 Al Roker

Al Roker.
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Famous As: Weather Forecaster
Birthdate: August 20, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 19 Antonio Brown

Antonio Brown.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football wide receiver
Birthdate: July 10, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 20 Alfonso Ribeiro

Alfonso Ribeiro.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 21 Alistair Overeem

Alistair Overeem
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed martial artist, Kickboxer
Birthdate: May 17, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hounslow, England
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 22 Alex Newell

Alex Newell
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 20, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lynn, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 23 Anthony Johnson

Anthony Johnson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: March 6, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dublin, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 24 Audra McDonald

Audra McDonald
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 3, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 25 Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: April 10, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kano
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 26 Andy Cole

Andy Cole
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: October 15, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nottingham

 27 Afeni Shakur

Afeni Shakur.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: January 10, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lumberton, North Carolina
Died: May 2, 2016

 28 Assata Shakur

Assata Shakur.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Murder Convict
Birthdate: July 16, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Jamaica, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 29 Ava DuVernay

Ava DuVernay
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Famous As: American director
Birthdate: August 24, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States

 30 Aroldis Chapman

Aroldis Chapman
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: February 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Holguín, Cuba
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 31 Angelica Ross

Angelica Ross
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: November 28, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kenosha, Wisconsin
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 32 Alfre Woodard

Alfre Woodard.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 8, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 33 A Boogie wit da Hoodie

A Boogie wit da Hoodie.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: 1995 AD
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 34 Alice Walker

Alice Walker.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: February 9, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Eatonton

 35 Aaron Donald

Aaron Donald
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: May 23, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 36 Asante Samuel

Asante Samuel
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: January 6, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 37 Amar'e Stoudemire

Amar'e Stoudemire
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: November 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lake Wales, Florida
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)

 38 Abiy Ahmed

Abiy Ahmed.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister of Ethiopia
Birthdate: August 15, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Beshasha, Ethiopia

 39 Ahmad Rashād

Ahmad Rashād
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: November 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 40 Arthur Ashe

Arthur Ashe.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: July 10, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Richmond
Died: February 6, 1993

 41 Aisha Hinds

Aisha Hinds.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 13, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 42 August Wilson

August Wilson.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: American playwright
Birthdate: April 27, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 2, 2005

 43 Alex Antetokounmpo

Alex Antetokounmpo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: August 26, 2001
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 44 Anika Noni Rose

Anika Noni Rose
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bloomfield, Connecticut, USA
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 45 Alvin Kamara

Alvin Kamara
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: July 25, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Norcross, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 46 Amaury Nolasco

Amaury Nolasco
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Famous As: Actor, Film actor, Television actor
Birthdate: December 24, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Puerto Rico
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 47 Alonzo Mourning

Alonzo Mourning
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: February 8, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chesapeake, Virginia, USA
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)

 48 Audre Lorde

Audre Lorde.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 18, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Harlem, New York City
Died: November 17, 1992

 49 A. J. Brown

A. J. Brown
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: June 30, 1997
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Starkville, Mississippi, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 50 Aja Naomi King

Aja Naomi King
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 11, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)