Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With C

Discover the famous black people whose name starts with C. The list includes people like Chris Rock, Clarence Thomas, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Ciara, Candace Owens 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, football players and political leaders. This list of black celebrities whose names start with C includes people from United States, England, France, Nigeria 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 
Chris Rock
(Ranked No. 5 on Rolling Stone's List of the 50 Best Stand-Up Comics of All Time)

Chris Rock
31
Birthdate: February 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Andrews, South Carolina, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 2 
Chuck Berry
(One of the Most Influential “Rock 'n' Roll” Performers in Music History)

Chuck Berry
19
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 18, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: March 18, 2017
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 3 
Chris Tucker
(Actor and Comedian, Best Known for His Roles in the 'Rush Hour' Triology)

Chris Tucker
17
Birthdate: August 31, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 4 
Ciara
(Singer)

Ciara
19
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: October 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 5 
Christopher Scarver
(Serial Killer)

Christopher Scarver
38
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: July 6, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 6 
Condoleezza Rice
(66th United States Secretary of State (2005-09))

Condoleezza Rice
17
Birthdate: November 14, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States

 7 
Charlie Murphy
(Best Known as a Writer & Cast Member of the Sketch-Comedy Series 'Chappelle's Show')

Charlie Murphy
7
Birthdate: July 12, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: April 12, 2017
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 8 
Coretta Scott King
(Civil Rights Activist, Author)

Coretta Scott King
11
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 27, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Heiberger, Alabama, United States
Died: January 30, 2006
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 9 
Chaka Khan
(Singer)

Chaka Khan
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 23, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Naval Station Great Lakes, Illinois
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 10 

Chiwetel Ejiofor
9
Birthdate: July 10, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Forest Gate, London, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 11 
Chris Gayle
(Cricketer)

Chris Gayle
19
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 21, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kingston
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 12 
Charley Pride
(Country Singer and One of Three African-American Members of the 'Grand Ole Opr')

Charley Pride
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 18, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sledge, Mississippi, United States
Died: December 12, 2020
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 13 
Clarence Thomas
(Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States)

Clarence Thomas
29
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: June 23, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Montgomery, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 14 
Candace Owens
(Conservative Author, Political Commentator & Activist)

Candace Owens
70
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 29, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stamford, Connecticut, United States

 15 

Craig Robinson
4
Birthdate: October 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 16 
Calvin Johnson
(American football player)

Calvin Johnson
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 29, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Newnan, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 17 
Chris Bosh
(Basketball player)

Chris Bosh
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 24, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 15, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Enugu, Nigeria

 19 
Clyde Drexler
(Basketball player)

Clyde Drexler
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 22, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 20 
Charles Woodson
(Football player)

Charles Woodson
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 7, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fremont, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

Cedric the Entertainer
9
Birthdate: April 24, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Jefferson City, Missouri, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 22 
Coolio
(Rapper Best Known for His Singles ‘Gangsta's Paradise’ and ‘My Soul’)

Coolio
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 1, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Compton, California, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 23 
Curtis Mayfield
(Singer, Guitarist)

Curtis Mayfield
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 3, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 26, 1999

 24 
Chinua Achebe
(Nigerian novelist)

Chinua Achebe
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 16, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ogidi, Nigeria Protectorate
Died: March 21, 2013

 25 
Cyril Ramaphosa
(President of South Africa)

Cyril Ramaphosa
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 17, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Soweto

 26 
Cab Calloway
(Singer)

Cab Calloway
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 25, 1907
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rochester
Died: November 18, 1994
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 27 
Corbin Bleu
(Actor and Singer Best Known for His Role as "Chad Danforth" in "High School Musical" Trilogy)

Corbin Bleu
0
Birthdate: February 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 28 
Chris Webber
(Basketball player Power Forward, Businessperson)

Chris Webber
8
Birthdate: March 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)

 29 
Chauncey Billups
(Basketball player - Point guard, Basketball coach)

Chauncey Billups
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 25, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 30 
Coi Leray
(Rapper whose music video for 'Huddy' was viewed more than half a million times on YouTube)

Coi Leray
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 11, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 31 

Cleavon Little
5
Birthdate: June 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chickasha, Oklahoma, United States
Died: October 22, 1992
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 32 
Crispus Attucks
(First person killed during the Boston Massacre)

Crispus Attucks
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1723 AD
Birthplace: Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1770 AD

 33 
Charles Oakley
(Basketball player)

Charles Oakley
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 18, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 34 
Charles Michael Davis
(Best Known for His Roles on the TV Series 'The Originals' and 'Younger')

Charles Michael Davis
3
Birthdate: December 1, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 35 

Chanel Iman
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: December 1, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Atlanta
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 36 
Chris Eubank
(British Former Professional Boxer Best Known for His World Title Contests against 'Michael Watson' and 'Nigel Benn')

Chris Eubank
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 8, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dulwich, London, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 37 
Cade Cunningham
(Basketball player)

Cade Cunningham
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 25, 2001
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Arlington, Texas, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 38 
Chris Smalling
(Footballer centre-back)

Chris Smalling
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 22, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Greenwich, England, United Kingdom
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 39 
Coco Gauff
(Tennis player)

Coco Gauff
20
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 13, 2004
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 40 
Caster Semenya
(Olympic Athlete)

Caster Semenya
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 7, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Polokwane, Limpopo, South African
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 41 
Cardale Jones
(American football player)

Cardale Jones
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 29, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 42 

Claressa Shields
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 17, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Flint, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 43 
CC Sabathia
(Baseball player)

CC Sabathia
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 21, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vallejo, California, U.S.

 44 
CeeDee Lamb
(American football player)

CeeDee Lamb
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 8, 1999
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Opelousas, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 45 
Count Basie
(Former jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer who formed the Count Basie Orchestra)

Count Basie
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 21, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Red Bank, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 26, 1984

 46 
Chris Johnson
(Football player)

Chris Johnson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 47 
Charlie Strong
(American football coach)

Charlie Strong
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 2, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Batesville, Arkansas, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 48 
Charles Taylor
(22nd President of Liberia (1997-2003))

Charles Taylor
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 28, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Arthington, Liberia

 49 
Charles Haley
(American Football Player)

Charles Haley
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 6, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gladys, Virginia, USA
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 50 
Carla Hall
(Chef who appeared in the fifth and eighth seasons of Top Chef, Bravo's cooking competition show)

Carla Hall
2
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: May 12, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)