Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With B

Discover the famous black people whose name starts with B. The list includes people like Barack Obama, Bill Cosby, Beyonce Knowles, Brandy Norwood, Bernie Mac 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, lyricists & songwriters and actors. This list of black celebrities whose names start with B includes people from United States, Nigeria, France, Senegal 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 Barack Obama

Barack Obama.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 44th U.S. President
Birthdate: August 4, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawai, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 2 Bill Cosby

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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: July 12, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 3 Beyonce Knowles

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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: September 4, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 4 Benjamin Mendy

Benjamin Mendy.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: July 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Longjumeau
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 5 Brandy Norwood

Brandy Norwood.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Composer, Actor, Record producer
Birthdate: February 11, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: McComb, Mississippi, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 6 Bernie Mac

Bernie Mac.
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Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birthdate: October 5, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: August 9, 2008
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 7 Bill Russell

Bill Russell.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American basketball player
Birthdate: February 12, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Monroe, Louisiana
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
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 8 Brandon Jennings

Brandon Jennings
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 23, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Compton, California, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 9 Beetlejuice

Beetlejuice.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey
Height: 4'3" (130 cm)

 10 Bow Wow

Bow Wow.
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: March 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 11 Bobby Bonilla

Bobby Bonilla
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: February 23, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 12 Brian Tyree Henry

Brian Tyree Henry
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 31, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Fayetteville, North Carolina Fayetteville, North Carolina, U.S.
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 13 Busta Rhymes

Busta Rhymes
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: May 20, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: East Flatbush, New York, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 14 B.B. King

B.B. King.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 16, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berclair, Mississippi
Died: May 14, 2015
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 15 Ben Carson

Ben Carson.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Former Neurosurgeon
Birthdate: September 18, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 16 Brian Banks

Brian Banks
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: July 24, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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 17 Berry Gordy

Berry Gordy
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Record Executive
Birthdate: November 28, 1929
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit, MichiganDetroit, Michigan, United States

 18 Brandi Rhodes

Brandi Rhodes
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: June 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 19 Bill Duke

Bill Duke.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 26, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Poughkeepsie, New York
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 20 Boris Kodjoe

Boris Kodjoe.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actor, Former Model
Birthdate: March 8, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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 21 Bradley Beal

Bradley Beal
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: June 28, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 22 Booker T. Washington

Booker T. Washington.
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 5, 1856
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Westlake Corner, Virginia, United States
Died: November 14, 1915
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 23 Buster Douglas

Buster Douglas
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: April 7, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Columbus
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 24 Billy Dee Williams

Billy Dee Williams.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 6, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 25 Booker T

Booker T
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: March 1, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Plain Dealing, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 26 Bokeem Woodbine

Bokeem Woodbine.
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Famous As: Actor, Ventriloquist
Birthdate: April 13, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 27 Bobby Seale

Bobby Seale
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Political Activist
Birthdate: October 22, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Liberty, Texas Liberty, Texas, United States

 28 Betty Shabazz

Betty Shabazz
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Educator
Birthdate: May 28, 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pinehurst, Georgia, United States
Died: June 23, 1997

 29 Barbara Lee

Barbara Lee
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 16, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, U.S.

 30 Barkhad Abdi

Barkhad Abdi.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 10, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mogadishu, Banaadir, Somalia
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 31 Blair Underwood

Blair Underwood.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 32 Bubba Smith

Bubba Smith
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: February 28, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Orange, Texas, United States
Died: August 3, 2011
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 33 Big Boi

Big Boi
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: February 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 34 Bob Sapp

Bob Sapp
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: September 22, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 35 Bobby Womack

Bobby Womack
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Died: June 27, 2014

 36 Bessie Smith

Bessie Smith.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 15, 1894
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chattanooga
Died: September 26, 1937
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 37 Bernard Hopkins

Bernard Hopkins
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 15, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 38 Billy Ocean

Billy Ocean.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Recording Artist
Birthdate: January 21, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fyzabad

 39 Blaise Matuidi

Blaise Matuidi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: April 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toulouse
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 40 Big L

Big L
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: May 30, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 15, 1999
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 41 Barkevious Mingo

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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: October 4, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Belle Glade, Florida, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 42 Brandon Marshall

Brandon Marshall
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: September 10, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 43 Bill Bellamy

Bill Bellamy
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 44 Brandon Marshall

Brandon Marshall.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: March 23, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 45 Bill Nunn

Bill Nunn
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 20, 1953
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: September 24, 2016
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 46 Brandin Cooks

Brandin Cooks
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: September 25, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockton, California, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 47 Baba Rahman

Baba Rahman
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: July 2, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tamale, Ghana
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 48 Bo Diddley

Bo Diddley
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer
Birthdate: December 30, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: McComb
Died: June 2, 2008
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 49 Ben Vereen

Ben Vereen
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 10, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Laurinburg, North Carolina, United States

 50 Bugzy Malone

Bugzy Malone.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: December 20, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manchester
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)