Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With A

Discover the famous black people whose name starts with A. The list includes people like Antonio Brown, Aaliyah, Alicia Keys, Angela Bassett, 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.

 1 Antonio Brown

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

 2 Aaliyah

Aaliyah
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: American singer
Birthdate: January 16, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: August 25, 2001
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 3 Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 4 Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 16, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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 5 Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 25, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: August 16, 2018
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 6 Alfonso Ribeiro

Alfonso Ribeiro
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 7 Aisha Tyler

Aisha Tyler
Famous As: Actress, TV Host
Birthdate: September 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 8 Allen Iverson

Allen Iverson
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: June 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 9 Akon

Akon
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 16, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 10 Aaron Donald

Aaron Donald
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: May 23, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 11 August Wilson

August Wilson
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: American playwright
Birthdate: April 27, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: October 2, 2005

 12 Anita Hill

Anita Hill
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Attorney
Birthdate: July 30, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
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 13 André 3000

André 3000
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: May 27, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 14 Anthony Mackie

Anthony Mackie
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 23, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 15 Arsenio Hall

Arsenio Hall
Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: February 12, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 16 Andre Braugher

Andre Braugher
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 1, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 17 Anika Noni Rose

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

 18 Aldis Hodge

Aldis Hodge
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 20, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 19 Anderson Paak

Anderson Paak
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 8, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 20 Amandla Stenberg

Amandla Stenberg
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 23, 1998
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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 21 Abiy Ahmed

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

 22 Alfre Woodard

Alfre Woodard
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 8, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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 23 Ashley Cole

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

 24 Assata Shakur

Assata Shakur
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Murder Convict
Birthdate: July 16, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Cuban, American
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 25 Andy Cole

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

 26 Angelica Ross

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

 27 Amar'e Stoudemire

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

 28 Aliko Dangote

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

 29 Alice Walker

Alice Walker
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: February 9, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 30 Alex Martin

Alex Martin
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 9, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 31 Afeni Shakur

Afeni Shakur
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: January 10, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: May 2, 2016

 32 Andre Ward

Andre Ward
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer, Professional boxer
Birthdate: February 23, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 33 Ava DuVernay

Ava DuVernay
Famous As: American director
Birthdate: August 24, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 34 A Boogie wit da Hoodie

A Boogie wit da Hoodie
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: 1995 AD
Nationality: American
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 35 Adrian Lester

Adrian Lester
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 14, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 36 Allen West

Allen West
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 7, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 37 Audra McDonald

Audra McDonald
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 3, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: German, American
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 38 Aja Naomi King

Aja Naomi King
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 11, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 39 Amaury Nolasco

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

 40 Anthony Johnson

Anthony Johnson
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: mixed martial artist, kickboxer, Thai boxer
Birthdate: March 6, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 41 Ann Marie Slater

Ann Marie Slater
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: November 20, 1995
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 42 Alex Newell

Alex Newell
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 20, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 43 Antonio Tarver

Antonio Tarver
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: November 21, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 44 Arthur Ashe

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

 45 Adina Porter

Adina Porter
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 13, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality:
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 46 Adel Taarabt

Adel Taarabt
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: May 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: French, Moroccan
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 47 Avery Brooks

Avery Brooks
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 48 A. J. Green

A. J. Green
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: July 31, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 49 Alex Song

Alex Song
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: September 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Cameroonian, French
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 50 Alexandre Song

Alexandre Song
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: September 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Cameroonian