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, Beyonce Knowles, Bill Cosby, Brandy Norwood, Bill Russell and many more. This list of black celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. Black people featured on this list, include actors, lyricists & songwriters, record producers and rappers. This list of black celebrities whose names start with B includes people from United States, Nigeria, France, South Africa 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
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 44th U.S. President
Birthdate: August 4, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 2 Beyonce Knowles

Beyonce Knowles
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 4, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 3 Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby
Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: July 12, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 4 Bobby Seale

Bobby Seale
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Political activist
Birthdate: October 22, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
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 5 Brandy Norwood

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

 6 Bill Russell

Bill Russell
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American basketball player
Birthdate: February 12, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
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 7 Bernie Mac

Bernie Mac
Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birthdate: October 5, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: August 9, 2008
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 8 Ben Carson

Ben Carson
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Former Neurosurgeon
Birthdate: September 18, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 9 Beetlejuice

Beetlejuice
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Height: 4'3" (130 cm)

 10 Betty Shabazz

Betty Shabazz
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Educator
Birthdate: May 28, 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: June 23, 1997
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 11 Bow Wow

Bow Wow
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: March 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 12 Byron Leftwich

Byron Leftwich
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: January 14, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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 13 Bradley Beal

Bradley Beal
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: June 28, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 14 Bessie Smith

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

Bianca Belair
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: April 9, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 16 Booker T. Washington

Booker T. Washington
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 5, 1856
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: November 14, 1915
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 17 Boxing career of Muhammad Ali

Boxing career of Muhammad Ali
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxers
Birthdate: January 17, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: June 3, 2016
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 18 Billy Blanks

Billy Blanks
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Martial artist
Birthdate: September 1, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 19 Berry Gordy

Berry Gordy
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Record Executive
Birthdate: November 28, 1929
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 20 Bobby Womack

Bobby Womack
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: June 27, 2014
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 21 Brian Tyree Henry

Brian Tyree Henry
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 31, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 22 Billy Dee Williams

Billy Dee Williams
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 6, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 23 Busta Rhymes

Busta Rhymes
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: May 20, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 24 Brandon Marshall

Brandon Marshall
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: March 23, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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 25 B.B. King

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

 26 Bokeem Woodbine

Bokeem Woodbine
Famous As: Actor, Ventriloquist
Birthdate: April 13, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 27 Boris Kodjoe

Boris Kodjoe
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actor, Former Model
Birthdate: March 8, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Austrian, German, Ghanaian
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 28 Bernice King

Bernice King
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Minister
Birthdate: March 28, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 29 Bessie Coleman

Bessie Coleman
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: January 26, 1892
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: April 30, 1926

 30 Bubba Smith

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

 31 Barkhad Abdi

Barkhad Abdi
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 10, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Somalian, American
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 32 Brandon Ingram

Brandon Ingram
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 2, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 33 Brandi Rhodes

Brandi Rhodes
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: June 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 34 Butch Reed

Butch Reed
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: July 11, 1954
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 35 Billy Ocean

Billy Ocean
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Recording Artist
Birthdate: January 21, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Trinidadian, British

 36 Big L

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

 37 Buster Douglas

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

 38 Bola Tinubu

Bola Tinubu
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Accountant, Politician
Birthdate: March 29, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Nigerian

 39 Bennet Omalu

Bennet Omalu
Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Neuropathologist, Forensic Pathologist
Birthdate: August 31, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 40 Bayard Rustin

Bayard Rustin
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: March 17, 1912
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: August 24, 1987

 41 Bernard Hopkins

Bernard Hopkins
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 15, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 42 Blair Underwood

Blair Underwood
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 43 Benjamin Banneker

Benjamin Banneker
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Compiler of Almanacs
Birthdate: November 9, 1731
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: October 9, 1806

 44 Ben Vereen

Ben Vereen
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 10, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 45 Bill Duke

Bill Duke
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 26, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 46 Blaise Matuidi

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

 47 Big Boi

Big Boi
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: February 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 48 Brandon Adams

Brandon Adams
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 22, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 49 Bill Nunn

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

 50 Benjamin Mendy

Benjamin Mendy
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: July 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: French
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)