Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With A

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

 2 Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin.
28
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 Angela Bassett

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

 4 Anderson Silva

Anderson Silva.
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: April 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 5 Alex Antetokounmpo

Alex Antetokounmpo.
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: August 26, 2001
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 6 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)
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 7 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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 8 Allen Iverson

Allen Iverson.
9
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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 9 André 3000

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

 10 Aisha Tyler

Aisha Tyler.
5
Famous As: Actress, TV Host
Birthdate: September 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Francisco
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 11 Antonio Brown

Antonio Brown.
6
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)

 12 Alpha Condé

Alpha Condé
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Writer
Birthdate: March 4, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boké
Black Celebrity Names:

 13 Akon

Akon.
4
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 16, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 14 Anthony Davis

Anthony Davis.
3
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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 15 Amandla Stenberg

Amandla Stenberg.
8
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 23, 1998
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 16 Andre Braugher

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

Anderson Paak
2
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 8, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oxnard, California, U.S.
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 18 Arthur Ashe

Arthur Ashe.
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: July 10, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Richmond
Died: February 6, 1993
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 19 Aldis Hodge

Aldis Hodge
3
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 20, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Onslow County, North Carolina, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 20 Andre Iguodala

Andre Iguodala
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: January 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
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 21 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)

 22 Alfonso Ribeiro

Alfonso Ribeiro.
0
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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 23 Ashley Cole

Ashley Cole
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: December 20, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stepney
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 24 Alfre Woodard

Alfre Woodard.
2
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 8, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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 25 Audra McDonald

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

 26 Adina Porter

Adina Porter
1
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 13, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 27 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)

 28 Aaron Donald

Aaron Donald
4
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)

 29 Al Roker

Al Roker.
3
Famous As: Weather Forecaster
Birthdate: August 20, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 30 Alistair Overeem

Alistair Overeem
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed martial artist, Kickboxer
Birthdate: May 17, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hounslow, England
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 31 Anthony Bennett

Anthony Bennett
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: March 14, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 32 Allen West

Allen West
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 7, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia (U.S. state) Georgia, U.S.

 33 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)

 34 Ahmad Rashād

Ahmad Rashād
0
Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: November 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 35 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

 36 A'ja Wilson

A'ja Wilson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: August 8, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hopkins, South Carolina, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 37 Anna Diop

Anna Diop
0
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 6, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 38 Alvin Kamara

Alvin Kamara
2
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)

 39 Aroldis Chapman

Aroldis Chapman
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: February 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Holguín, Cuba
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 40 Alice Walker

Alice Walker.
3
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: February 9, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Eatonton

 41 Adam Jones

Adam Jones
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: September 30, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 42 Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote.
3
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: April 10, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kano
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 43 Aaron Holiday

Aaron Holiday
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 30, 1996
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ruston, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 44 Andy Cole

Andy Cole
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: October 15, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nottingham, England
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 45 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)

 46 Anita Hill

Anita Hill
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Attorney
Birthdate: July 30, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Morns, Oklahoma, USA

 47 Abiy Ahmed

Abiy Ahmed.
6
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister of Ethiopia
Birthdate: August 15, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Beshasha, Ethiopia

 48 A. J. Green

A. J. Green
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: July 31, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Summerville, South Carolina, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 49 Ashton Sanders

Ashton Sanders
0
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 24, 1995
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Carson, California, USA
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 50 Amari Cooper

Amari Cooper
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: June 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)