Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With C

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Discover the famous black people whose name starts with C. The list includes people like Coolio, Candace Owens, Coco Gauff, Chris Tucker, Claressa Shields 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.
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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
48
Birthdate: February 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Andrews, South Carolina, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 2 
Chris Paul
(One of the Greatest Point Guards of All Time)
Chris Paul
37
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 3 
Chuck Berry
(One of the Most Influential “Rock 'n' Roll” Performers in Music History)
Chuck Berry
24
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)
 4 
Chris Tucker
(Actor and Comedian, Best Known for His Roles in the 'Rush Hour' Triology)
Chris Tucker
22
Birthdate: August 31, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 5 
Ciara
(Singer)
Ciara
24
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: October 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 6 
Cicely Tyson
(Actress and Model Best Known for Her Films: 'Sounder' and ‘The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman’)
Cicely Tyson
25
Birthdate: December 18, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: January 28, 2021
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 7 
Condoleezza Rice
(66th United States Secretary of State (2005-09))
Condoleezza Rice
25
Birthdate: November 14, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
 8 
Christopher Scarver
(Serial Killer)
Christopher Scarver
98
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: July 6, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 9 
Caleb McLaughlin
(American Actor Known for His Role as ‘Lucas Sinclair’ in the TV Series ‘Stranger Things’)
Caleb McLaughlin
21
Birthdate: October 13, 2001
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Carmel Hamlet, New York, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 10 
Charlie Murphy
(Best Known as a Writer & Cast Member of the Sketch-Comedy Series 'Chappelle's Show')
Charlie Murphy
8
Birthdate: July 12, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: April 12, 2017
 11 
Coretta Scott King
(Civil-Rights Activist and the Wife of Martin Luther King Jr)
Coretta Scott King
12
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 27, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Heiberger, Alabama, United States
Died: January 30, 2006
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 12 
Chiwetel Ejiofor
(British Actor Known for His Film ‘12 Years a Slave’)
Chiwetel Ejiofor
14
Birthdate: July 10, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Forest Gate, London, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 13 
Chris Gayle
(Cricketer)
Chris Gayle
29
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 21, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kingston
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 14 
Chaka Khan
(Singer)
Chaka Khan
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 23, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Naval Station Great Lakes, Illinois
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 15 
Craig Robinson
6
Birthdate: October 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 16 
Charley Pride
(Country Singer and One of Three African-American Members of the 'Grand Ole Opr')
Charley Pride
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 18, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sledge, Mississippi, United States
Died: December 12, 2020
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 17 
Cyril Ramaphosa
(President of South Africa)
Cyril Ramaphosa
20
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 17, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Soweto
 18 
Chris Bosh
(American Former Professional Basketball Player Who Played As a Power Forward / Center)
Chris Bosh
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 24, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
 19 
Candace Owens
(Conservative Author, Political Commentator & Activist)
Candace Owens
87
Birthdate: April 29, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stamford, Connecticut, United States
 20 
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)
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
12
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 15, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Enugu, Nigeria
 22 
Charles Woodson
(Football player)
Charles Woodson
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 7, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fremont, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 23 
Coi Leray
(Rapper whose music video for 'Huddy' was viewed more than half a million times on YouTube)
Coi Leray
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 11, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 24 
Carl Lewis
(American Track-and-Field Athlete Who Won Nine Olympic Gold Medals During the 1980s and 1990s)
Carl Lewis
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 1, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 25 
Clyde Drexler
(Basketball player)
Clyde Drexler
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 22, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
Cedric the Entertainer
10
Birthdate: April 24, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Jefferson City, Missouri, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 27 
Curtis Mayfield
(Singer, Guitarist)
Curtis Mayfield
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 3, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 26, 1999
 28 
Coolio
(Rapper Best Known for His Singles ‘Gangsta's Paradise’ and ‘My Soul’)
Coolio
17
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 1, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Compton, California, U.S.
Died: September 8, 2022
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 29 
Cab Calloway
(Singer)
Cab Calloway
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 25, 1907
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rochester
Died: November 18, 1994
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 30 
Chinua Achebe
(Nigerian novelist)
Chinua Achebe
14
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 16, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ogidi, Nigeria Protectorate
Died: March 21, 2013
 31 
Chris Webber
(Basketball player Power Forward, Businessperson)
Chris Webber
9
Birthdate: March 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 32 
Corbin Bleu
(Actor and Singer Best Known for His Role as "Chad Danforth" in "High School Musical" Trilogy)
Corbin Bleu
3
Birthdate: February 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 33 
Chauncey Billups
(Basketball player - Point guard, Basketball coach)
Chauncey Billups
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 25, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 34 
Cleavon Little
(Known for His Role as ‘Dr. Jerry Noland’ in the TV Series ‘Temperatures Rising’)
Cleavon Little
5
Birthdate: June 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chickasha, Oklahoma, United States
Died: October 22, 1992
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 35 
Charles Oakley
(Basketball player)
Charles Oakley
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 18, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 36 
Claudette Colvin
(Pioneer of the 1950s Civil Rights Movement)
Claudette Colvin
9
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 5, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
 37 
Cade Cunningham
(Basketball player)
Cade Cunningham
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 25, 2001
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Arlington, Texas, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 38 
Caster Semenya
(South African Middle-Distance Runner and Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist)
Caster Semenya
19
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 7, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pietersburg, South Africa
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 39 
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
 40 
Charles Michael Davis
(Best Known for His Roles on the TV Series 'The Originals' and 'Younger')
Charles Michael Davis
6
Birthdate: December 1, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 41 
Chanel Iman
6
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: December 1, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Atlanta
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 42 
Chris Eubank
(British Former Professional Boxer Best Known for His World Title Contests against 'Michael Watson' and 'Nigel Benn')
Chris Eubank
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 8, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dulwich, London, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 43 
Corey Hawkins
(Best Known for His Roles in the TV Series ‘The Walking Dead’ and ‘24: Legacy’)
Corey Hawkins
6
Birthdate: October 22, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 44 
Cardale Jones
(American football player)
Cardale Jones
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 29, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 45 
CC Sabathia
(Baseball player)
CC Sabathia
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 21, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vallejo, California, U.S.
 46 
Chris Johnson
(Football player)
Chris Johnson
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 47 
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
 48 
Clarence Clemons
(Best Known as the Saxophonist of the Rock Band 'The E Street Band')
Clarence Clemons
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 11, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Died: June 18, 2011
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 49 
Charles Taylor
(22nd President of Liberia (1997-2003))
Charles Taylor
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 28, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Arthington, Liberia
 50 
Coco Gauff
(American Tennis Player Who Rose to Fame After Her Win Against Venus Williams at Wimbledon in 2019)
Coco Gauff
30
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 13, 2004
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)