Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With G

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Discover the famous black people whose name starts with G. The list includes people like Grace Jones, George Foreman, Giancarlo Stanton, George Weah, Glynn Turman and many more. This list of black celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. Black people featured on this list, include football players, political leaders, american football players and basketball players. This list of black celebrities whose names start with G includes people from United States, France, Malawi, Liberia and many more countries.
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George Foreman
(American Retired Professional Boxer and Two-Time World Heavyweight Champion)
George Foreman
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Marshall, Texas, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 2 
Gladys Knight
(Singer-Songwriter)
Gladys Knight
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 3 
Grace Jones
(Model, Actress and One of the 100 Greatest Women of Rock and Roll by VH1 in 1999)
Grace Jones
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Birthdate: May 19, 1948
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Spanish Town, Jamaica
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Gary Dourdan
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Birthdate: December 11, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Ghostface Killah
(Musician, Rapper, Singer)
Ghostface Killah
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 9, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 6 
Gale Sayers
(American Football Player)
Gale Sayers
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 30, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States
Died: September 23, 2020
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Georginio Wijnaldum
(Dutch Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Georginio Wijnaldum
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 11, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 8 
George Weah
(25th President of Liberia)
George Weah
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 1, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Clara Town, Liberia
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Greg Oden
(Basketball player)
Greg Oden
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 22, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)
 10 
Gilbert Arenas
(Basketball player)
Gilbert Arenas
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Birthdate: January 6, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Gary Payton
(Former Basketball player who played the point guard position)
Gary Payton
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 12 
Gil Scott-Heron
(Poet and Singer-songwriter)
Gil Scott-Heron
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 27, 2011
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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George Wallace
(Comedian)
George Wallace
3
Birthdate: July 21, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 14 
Grandmaster Flash
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 1, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Barbados, British West Indies [now Barbados]
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Goodluck Jonathan
(President of Nigeria)
Goodluck Jonathan
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 20, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ogbia
 16 
Gerald Levert
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 13, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: November 10, 2006
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Georg Stanford Brown
(Actor and Director Best Known for His ABC TV Series ‘The Rookies’)
Georg Stanford Brown
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Birthdate: June 4, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 18 
George Hill
(Basketball player)
George Hill
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Geno Smith
(American football quarterback)
Geno Smith
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 20 
Graça Machel
(First Lady of Mozambique (1975-1986), First Lady of South Africa (1998-1999))
Graça Machel
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 17, 1945
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gaza Province, Mozambique
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Glenn Robinson
(Basketball player)
Glenn Robinson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 10, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 22 
Gaël Monfils
(Tennis star who reached the number-seven world ranking)
Gaël Monfils
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Greg Morris
3
Birthdate: September 27, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Died: August 27, 1996
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 24 
Genevieve Nnaji
(Nigerian actress)
Genevieve Nnaji
4
Birthdate: May 3, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mbaise
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Geoffrey Holder
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Birthdate: August 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Died: October 5, 2014
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 26 
Gyasi Zardes
(Football player)
Gyasi Zardes
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 2, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hawthorne, California, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 27 
Gordon Parks
(Photographer)
Gordon Parks
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Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: November 30, 1912
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fort Scott, Kansas, United States
Died: March 7, 2006
 28 
Gary Sheffield
(Baseball Player)
Gary Sheffield
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 18, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, USA
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 29 
Gwendolyn Brooks
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Topeka, Kansas
Died: December 3, 2000
 30 
Giancarlo Stanton
(Baseball player)
Giancarlo Stanton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Panorama City, Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
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George Crum
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Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: July 15, 1824
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saratoga County, New York, United States
Died: July 22, 1914
 32 
Glen Rice
(Basketball player)
Glen Rice
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 28, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Arkansas, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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Guion Bluford
(Aerospace Engineer)
Guion Bluford
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: November 22, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
 34 
Grover Washington, Jr.
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 12, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Died: December 17, 1999
 35 
Gaius Charles
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Birthdate: May 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 36 
Godfrey
(Comedian)
Godfrey
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Birthdate: July 21, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 37 
Greg Monroe
(Basketball player)
Greg Monroe
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 4, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
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George Jackson
(African-American Left-Wing Activist & Marxist)
George Jackson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 23, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: August 21, 1971
 39 
Gloria Jones
(Singer-Songwriter and Member of the 'Marc Bolan’s' Glam Rock Band 'T. Rex')
Gloria Jones
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 19, 1945
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
 40 
Gary Russell Jr.
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 5, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Gregory Isaacs
(Known as The Cool Ruler, he sang hundreds of Jamaican dancehall classics like "My Only Lover")
Gregory Isaacs
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
Died: October 25, 2010
 42 
Gedion Zelalem
(Midfielder)
Gedion Zelalem
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 26, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 43 
Granville Woods
(Inventor)
Granville Woods
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Birthdate: April 23, 1856
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Died: January 30, 1910
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)
 44 
Gary Garland
(Basketball player)
Gary Garland
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 12, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: East Orange, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 45 
Gbenga Akinnagbe
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Birthdate: December 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 46 
Greedy Williams
(American Football Player)
Greedy Williams
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 3, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 47 
Gary Carr
(Actor)
Gary Carr
2
Birthdate: December 11, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, U.K.
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 48 
Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu
0
Birthdate: July 27, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nongoma, South Africa
Died: March 12, 2021
 49 
Godfrey Cambridge
1
Birthdate: February 26, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: November 29, 1976
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Greg Mathis
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 5, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA