Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With A

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Discover the famous black people whose name starts with A. The list includes people like Aaron Judge, Angela Bassett, Anderson Silva, Aretha Franklin, ASAP Rocky and many more. This list of black celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. Black people featured on this list, include political leaders, football players, american football players and basketball players. This list of black celebrities whose names start with A includes people from United States, Nigeria, England, France and many more countries.
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 1 
Aretha Franklin
(One of the Best-Selling Music Artists in the World & 'Queen of Soul')
Aretha Franklin
116
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 25, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: August 16, 2018
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 2 
Alicia Keys
(Singer, Actress)
Alicia Keys
62
Birthdate: January 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hell's Kitchen, New York, United States
 3 
Anthony Joshua
(British Boxer and Two-Time Former Unified World Heavyweight Champion)
Anthony Joshua
46
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 15, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Watford, Hertfordshire, England
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
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Angela Bassett
(Known for Her Portrayal of Singer Tina Turner in the Biopic 'What's Love Got to Do with It')
Angela Bassett
32
Birthdate: August 16, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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ASAP Rocky
(Member of The Hip-Hop Collective 'A$AP Mob')
ASAP Rocky
37
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 3, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 6 
Aaron Judge
(American Professional Baseball Player Who Plays as a Outfielder)
Aaron Judge
37
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 26, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Linden, California, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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Anthony Mackie
32
Birthdate: September 23, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 8 
Antonio Brown
(American Football Wide Receiver)
Antonio Brown
48
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 10, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 9 
Akon
(Solo R&B and Hip-Hop Artist to Hold Both No.1 & No.2 Position at Billboard Hot 100 Simultaneously Twice)
Akon
37
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 16, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 10 
Anthony Davis
(American Professional Basketball Player Who Plays as the Power Forward and Centre Positions)
Anthony Davis
23
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 11, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
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Albert Pujols
(Dominican–American Professional Baseball First Baseman and Designated Hitter)
Albert Pujols
23
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 16, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
 12 
Anderson Silva
(One of the Best Mixed Martial Artists of All Time)
Anderson Silva
30
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 14, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Amandla Stenberg
(Actress and Singer Best Known for Her Films: ‘Colombiana’, ‘The Hunger Games’ and ‘Everything, Everything’)
Amandla Stenberg
24
Birthdate: October 23, 1998
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 14 
André 3000
(Rapper)
André 3000
22
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 27, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 15 
Aisha Tyler
(Actress, TV Host)
Aisha Tyler
16
Birthdate: September 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Francisco
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 16 
Alfonso Ribeiro
(Actor, Director, and TV Personality)
Alfonso Ribeiro
14
Birthdate: September 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Andre Braugher
13
Birthdate: July 1, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 18 
Anthony Anderson
(Best Known for His Role in the Sitcom 'Black-Ish' and Series 'K-Ville' and 'Law & Order')
Anthony Anderson
9
Birthdate: August 15, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Compton, California, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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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
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: February 6, 1993
 20 
Adrian Peterson
(One of the Greatest Running Backs in American Football History)
Adrian Peterson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Palestine, Texas, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Alfre Woodard
(Best Known for Her Roles in the Films ‘Annabelle’ and the Remake of ‘The Lion King’)
Alfre Woodard
19
Birthdate: November 8, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 22 
Aaron Donald
(American football player)
Aaron Donald
24
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 23, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 23 
Aliko Dangote
(Businessman)
Aliko Dangote
16
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 10, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kano
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 24 
Aldis Hodge
8
Birthdate: September 20, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Onslow County, North Carolina, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 25 
Abiy Ahmed
(Prime Minister of Ethiopia)
Abiy Ahmed
32
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 15, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Beshasha, Ethiopia
 26 
Antonio Valencia
(Football player)
Antonio Valencia
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nueva Loja, Ecuador
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 27 
Al Horford
(Basketball player Power Forward, Center)
Al Horford
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 28 
Alphonso Davies
(Football player)
Alphonso Davies
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 2, 2000
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Buduburam, Ghana
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 29 
Anita Baker
(R&B Singer)
Anita Baker
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 26, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toledo
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)
 30 
Antonia Thomas
(British Actress and Singer Best Known for Her Roles as ‘Alisha Daniels’ in the TV Series ‘Misfits’)
Antonia Thomas
7
Birthdate: November 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
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Alex Antetokounmpo
(Basketball player)
Alex Antetokounmpo
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 26, 2001
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 32 
Aqib Talib
(American Football player)
Aqib Talib
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 33 
Ava DuVernay
(Filmmaker)
Ava DuVernay
8
Birthdate: August 24, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
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Anthony Edwards
(Basketball player)
Anthony Edwards
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 5, 2001
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 35 
Arsenio Hall
(Comedian)
Arsenio Hall
16
Birthdate: February 12, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 36 
Anderson Paak
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 8, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oxnard, California, U.S.
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 37 
Aminé
(Singer-Rapper Known for Debut Single 'Caroline')
Aminé
13
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 18, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 38 
Alvin Kamara
(American football player)
Alvin Kamara
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 25, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Norcross, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 39 
Ariana DeBose
(Actress, Singer)
Ariana DeBose
3
Birthdate: January 25, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: North Carolina, United States
 40 
Amar'e Stoudemire
(American-Israeli Professional Basketball Coach and Former Player)
Amar'e Stoudemire
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lake Wales, Florida, United States
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 41 
Alex Martin
(American Actress and Producer)
Alex Martin
6
Birthdate: May 9, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 42 
Aaron Neville
(Singer & Musician)
Aaron Neville
12
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 24, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 43 
Alonzo Mourning
(Basketball player)
Alonzo Mourning
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 8, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chesapeake, Virginia, USA
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 44 
Avery Brooks
5
Birthdate: October 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Evansville, Indiana, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 45 
Andre Iguodala
(Basketball player)
Andre Iguodala
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 46 
Al Jarreau
(Musician)
Al Jarreau
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 12, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: February 12, 2017
 47 
Amari Cooper
(American Football player)
Amari Cooper
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 48 
Antonio Gates
(American Football Players)
Antonio Gates
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 49 
Audra McDonald
(American Actress & Singer Primarily Known for Her Work on the 'Broadway Stage')
Audra McDonald
11
Birthdate: July 3, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 50 
Anika Noni Rose
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Birthdate: September 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bloomfield, Connecticut, USA
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)