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, Beetlejuice, Ben Carson, Bobby Lashley, Booker T. Washington and many more. This list of black celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. Black people featured on this list, include american football players, football players, basketball players and political leaders. This list of black celebrities whose names start with B includes people from United States, Nigeria, England, France 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
154
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 44th President of the United States
Birthdate: August 4, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 2 Ben Carson

Ben Carson
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: U.S. Secretary of Housing & Urban Development (2017 – 2021)
Birthdate: September 18, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 3 Bo Jackson

Bo Jackson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player, Baseball Player
Birthdate: November 30, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bessemer, Alabama, United States
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 4 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)
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 5 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)

 6 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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 7 Billy Dee Williams

Billy Dee Williams
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Famous As: Actor, Novelist
Birthdate: April 6, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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 8 Barack Obama Sr.

Barack Obama Sr.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Kenyan Official
Birthdate: June 18, 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rachuonyo District, Nyang'oma Kogelo
Died: November 24, 1982
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 9 Barry Bonds

Barry Bonds
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: July 24, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Riverside, California, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 10 Bryson Tiller

Bryson Tiller
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 2, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 11 Bobby Lashley

Bobby Lashley
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Professional Wrestler, Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: July 16, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Junction City, Kansas, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 12 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)
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 13 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)

 14 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)
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 15 Bessie Coleman

Bessie Coleman
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aviator
Birthdate: January 26, 1892
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Atlanta, Texas, United States
Died: April 30, 1926

 16 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)
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 17 Brandon Ingram

Brandon Ingram
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 2, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kinston, North Carolina, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 18 Billy Ocean

Billy Ocean
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Recording Artist
Birthdate: January 21, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fyzabad
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 19 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)

 20 Buster Douglas

Buster Douglas
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former professional boxer who competed between 1981 and 1999
Birthdate: April 7, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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 21 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

 22 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)
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 23 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)

 24 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)
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 25 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)

 26 Boris Kodjoe

Boris Kodjoe
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 8, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 27 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)

 28 Ben Johnson

Ben Johnson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Sprinter
Birthdate: December 30, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Falmouth, Jamaica
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 29 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)

 30 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

 31 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

 32 Booger McFarland

Booger McFarland
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: December 18, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Winnsboro, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 33 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)

 34 Bol Bol

Bol Bol
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: November 16, 1999
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Khartoum, Sudan
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)

 35 Benjamin Banneker

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

 36 Bam Adebayo

Bam Adebayo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: July 18, 1997
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)

 37 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)

 38 Brian McKnight

Brian McKnight
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: June 5, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States

 39 Ben Vereen

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

 40 Brandon Roy

Brandon Roy
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player - Shooting guard, Basketball coach
Birthdate: July 23, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 41 Black Thought

Black Thought
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: October 3, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 42 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

 43 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: 6'4" (193 cm)

 44 Barbara Jordan

Barbara Jordan
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: February 21, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Houston
Died: January 17, 1996

 45 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)

 46 Big Daddy Kane

Big Daddy Kane
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: September 10, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 47 Bill Robinson

Bill Robinson
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: May 25, 1878
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: November 25, 1949

 48 Bob Gibson

Bob Gibson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: November 9, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 49 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)

 50 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)