Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With A

Discover the famous black people whose name starts with A. The list includes people like Aaliyah, Alicia Keys, Allen Iverson, Akon, Aretha Franklin and many more. This list of black celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. Black people featured on this list, include political leaders, actresses, actors and lyricists & songwriters. This list of black celebrities whose names start with A includes people from United States, Nigeria, England, South Africa and many more countries.

AaliyahAaliyah
16 January 1979, American
American singer
Alicia KeysAlicia Keys
25 January 1981, American
Musician

Allen IversonAllen Iverson
07 June 1975, American
Basketball Player

AkonAkon
16 April 1973, American
Rapper

Aretha FranklinAretha Franklin
25 March 1942, American
Singer

Angela BassettAngela Bassett
16 August 1958, American
Actress
Amandla StenbergAmandla Stenberg
23 October 1998, American
Actress

Anthony DavisAnthony Davis
11 March 1993, American
Basketball Player

Assata ShakurAssata Shakur
16 July 1947, Cuban, American
Murder Convict
Anthony MackieAnthony Mackie
23 September 1978, American
Actor

Andre BraugherAndre Braugher
01 July 1962, American
Actor
Aisha TylerAisha Tyler
18 September 1970, American
Actress, TV Host

Alfonso RibeiroAlfonso Ribeiro
21 September 1971, American
Actor

Antonio BrownAntonio Brown
10 July 1988, American
American football wide receiver

Alisha BoeAlisha Boe
06 March 1997, American
Actress

Afeni ShakurAfeni Shakur
10 January 1947, American
Activist
Aliko DangoteAliko Dangote
10 April 1957, Nigerien
Businessman

Arthur AsheArthur Ashe
10 July 1943, American
Tennis Player

A Boogie wit da HoodieA Boogie wit da Hoodie
1995 AD, American
Rapper

Alfre WoodardAlfre Woodard
08 November 1952, American
Actress
Alice WalkerAlice Walker
09 February 1944, American
Author

Abiy AhmedAbiy Ahmed
15 August 1976, Ethiopian
Prime Minister of Ethiopia
Attallah ShabazzAttallah Shabazz
16 November 1958, American
Malcolm X's Daughter

Alex MartinAlex Martin
09 May 1973, American
Actress

Audre LordeAudre Lorde
18 February 1934, American
Writer
Avery BrooksAvery Brooks
02 October 1948, American
Actor

Aisha HindsAisha Hinds
13 November 1975, American
Actress
André HollandAndré Holland
28 December 1979, American
Actor

Anita BakerAnita Baker
26 January 1958, American
R&B Singer

Alex HaleyAlex Haley
11 August 1921, American
Writer
Aaron NevilleAaron Neville
24 January 1941, American
Singer & Musician

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Angellica BellAngellica Bell
24 March 1976, British
Television Presenter
Aaron McGruderAaron McGruder
29 May 1974, American
Writer, Cartoonist & Public Speaker

August WilsonAugust Wilson
27 April 1945, American
American playwright

Archie MooreArchie Moore
13 December 1916, American
Boxer

Alvin AileyAlvin Ailey
05 January 1931, American
Choreographer
Alan KeyesAlan Keyes
07 August 1950, American
Activist
Amiri BarakaAmiri Baraka
07 October 1934, American
Writer

A. Phillip RandolphA. Philip Randolph
15 April 1889, American
Leader of the African-American civil-rights

Althea GibsonAlthea Gibson
25 August 1927, American
Tennis player

Alek WekAlek Wek
16 April 1977, Sudanese
Model
Agbani DaregoAgbani Darego
22 December 1982, Nigerian
Model & Beauty Queen

Ashley LovelaceAshley Lovelace
07 November 2002, American
Instagram Star

Abebe BikilaAbebe Bikila
07 August 1932, Ethiopian
Olympic marathon champion

Ata JohnsonAta Johnson
25 October 1948, American
Dwayne Johnson's Mother

A$AP FergA$AP Ferg
20 October 1988, American
Rapper
Agostinho NetoAgostinho Neto
17 September 1922, Angolan
Former President of Angola

Ahmadou AhidjoAhmadou Ahidjo
24 August 1924, Cameroonian
First President of Cameroon
Abdullah IbrahimAbdullah Ibrahim
09 October 1934, South African
Pianist, Composer

Abdoulaye WadeAbdoulaye Wade
29 May 1926, Senegalese
Politician

Abdou DioufAbdou Diouf
07 September 1935, Senegalese
Politician
Arnelle SimpsonArnelle Simpson
04 December 1968, American
O. J. Simpson's Daughter

Aisha MorrisAisha Morris
02 February 1975, American
Singer-songwriter
AstroAstro
27 September 1996, American
Rapper, Actor

Anna Julia CooperAnna Julia Cooper
10 August 1858, American
Author, Educator

Abune PaulosAbune Paulos
03 November 1935, Ethiopian
Patriarch

Armon WarrenArmon Warren
18 May 1997, American
Instagram Star

Ayodele AwojobiAyodele Awojobi
12 March 1937, Nigerien
Academic
Akai OseiAkai Osei
12 April 1999, British
Actor

Ayo JayAyo Jay
09 August 1989, Nigerian, British, American
Singer

AminéAminé
18 April 1994, Ethiopian, American
Rapper

A J JacobsA J Jacobs
13 March 2001, British
Rapper
Allen AllensworthAllen Allensworth
07 April 1842, American
Baptist Minister, Educator, Army Officer

Ayesha RascoeAyesha Rascoe
1986 AD, American
Journalist
Amin ElhassanAmin Elhassan
12 April 1979, Sudanese
Sports Commentator

André-Marie MbidaAndré-Marie Mbida
01 January 1917, Cameroonian
Statesman

Albert John LuthuliAlbert John Luthuli
04 June 1898, South African
President of African National Congress (ANC)
Ann Marie SlaterAnn Marie Slater
20 November 1995, American
Singer-songwriter

Aylek$Aylek$
24 July 1998, American
Rapper
Arantza FahnbullehArantza Fahnbulleh
13 June 1993, American
Comedian

AJ3FifaAJ3Fifa
20 February 1993, British
YouTube Gamer

Aaliyah JayAaliyah Jay
23 June 1994, American
Beauty Vloggers
Amirah O'NealAmirah O'Neal
13 November 2001, American
Shaquille O'Neal's Daughter

Amanda PierreAmanda Pierre
22 April 1994, American
YouTuber
Amelia MonetAmelia Monet
23 October 2000, British
Instagram Star

Ahmed HirsiAhmed Hirsi
 , Somalian, American
Ilhan Omar's Husband

Akua DansuaAkua Dansua
23 April 1958, Ghanaian
Ghanaian Politician

Alex NewellAlex Newell
20 August 1992, American
Actor
Ava DuVernayAva DuVernay
24 August 1972, American
American director
Anderson PaakAnderson Paak
08 February 1986, American
Singer

Ashley ColeAshley Cole
20 December 1980, British
Association football player

Aldis HodgeAldis Hodge
20 September 1986, American
Actor

Andy ColeAndy Cole
15 October 1971, British
Footballer
Ashton SandersAshton Sanders
24 October 1995, American
Actor

Amaury NolascoAmaury Nolasco
24 December 1970, Puerto Rican, American
Actor, Film actor, Television actor

Audra McDonaldAudra McDonald
03 July 1970, German, American
Actress

Anika Noni RoseAnika Noni Rose
06 September 1972, American
Actress

Anita HillAnita Hill
30 July 1956, American
Attorney
Arsenio HallArsenio Hall
12 February 1956, American
Comedian

Aja Naomi KingAja Naomi King
11 January 1985, American
Actress
Amar'e StoudemireAmar'e Stoudemire
16 November 1982, Israeli, American
Basketball player

Adina PorterAdina Porter
13 March 1971
Actress
Adel TaarabtAdel Taarabt
24 May 1989, French, Moroccan
Association football player
Alex SongAlex Song
09 September 1987, Cameroonian, French
Footballer