Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With H

Discover the famous black people whose name starts with H. The list includes people like Halle Berry, Harriet Tubman, Hakeem Olajuwon, Hank Aaron, Harold Perrineau and many more. This list of black celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. Black people featured on this list, include political leaders, football players, basketball players and american football players. This list of black celebrities whose names start with H includes people from United States, Namibia, Somalia, England 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 Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Abolitionist and Political activist
Birthdate: February 29, 1822
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dorchester County, Maryland, United States
Died: March 10, 1913

 2 Halle Berry

Halle Berry
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Famous As: Only African-American Woman To Win Oscar for Best Actress
Birthdate: August 14, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 3 Hakeem Olajuwon

Hakeem Olajuwon
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: January 21, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)
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 4 Hank Aaron

Hank Aaron
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: February 5, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Died: January 22, 2021
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 5 Henry Ruggs

Henry Ruggs
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football Player
Birthdate: January 24, 1999
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 6 Hannibal Buress

Hannibal Buress
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: February 4, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 7 Henrietta Lacks

Henrietta Lacks
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Source of HeLa Cell Line
Birthdate: August 1, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Roanoke
Died: October 4, 1951
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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 8 Hopsin

Hopsin
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: July 18, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Panorama City, Los Angeles, California
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 9 Harris Faulkner

Harris Faulkner
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Famous As: News Anchor
Birthdate: October 13, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 10 Herschel Walker

Herschel Walker
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: March 3, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wrightsville, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 11 Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: December 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 12 Harry Belafonte

Harry Belafonte
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: March 1, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 13 Harrison Barnes

Harrison Barnes
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 30, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ames, Iowa, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 14 Harold Perrineau

Harold Perrineau
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 7, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 15 Howlin' Wolf

Howlin' Wolf
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 10, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Whites, Mississippi, United States
Died: January 10, 1976

 16 Howard Rollins

Howard Rollins
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 17, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: December 8, 1996
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 17 Heavy D

Heavy D
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Leader of Heavy D & the Boyz, he was a popular rapper through much of the 1990s.
Birthdate: May 24, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mandeville, Jamaica
Died: November 8, 2011
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 18 Herm Edwards

Herm Edwards
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Coach
Birthdate: April 27, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fort Monmouth, Oceanport, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 19 Hue Jackson

Hue Jackson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football coach
Birthdate: October 22, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

 20 Hank Gathers

Hank Gathers
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: February 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 4, 1990
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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 21 Hugh Masekela

Hugh Masekela
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Former Jazz Trumpeter who was described as
Birthdate: April 4, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Emalahleni Local Municipality, South Africa
Died: January 23, 2018
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 22 Henry Onyekuru

Henry Onyekuru
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Nigerian footballer
Birthdate: June 5, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Onitsha
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 23 Hank Baskett

Hank Baskett
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: September 4, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Clovis, New Mexico, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 24 Haile Gebrselassie

Haile Gebrselassie
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Ethiopian running legend who won 10,000 meter gold medals at the 1996 and 2000 Summer Olympics
Birthdate: April 18, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Assela, Ethiopia
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 25 Hosea Williams

Hosea Williams
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Civil Rights Leader
Birthdate: January 5, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Attapulgus
Died: November 16, 2000

 26 Hanley Ramírez

Hanley Ramírez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: December 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Samaná (town) Samaná, Dominican Republic

 27 Henry Simmons

Henry Simmons
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stamford, Connecticut
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 28 Harold Nicholas

Harold Nicholas
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: March 27, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
Died: July 3, 2000

 29 Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Henry Louis Gates Jr.
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: September 16, 1950
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Keyser, West Virginia
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 30 Hiram Rhodes Revels

Hiram Rhodes Revels
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 27, 1827
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fayetteville, North Carolina Fayetteville, North Carolina, U.S.
Died: January 16, 1901

 31 Heather Small

Heather Small
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 20, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 32 Hakeem Nicks

Hakeem Nicks
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: January 14, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 33 Henry Cele

Henry Cele
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Famous As: Actor, Association football player
Birthdate: January 30, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Durban
Died: November 2, 2007

 34 Harold Reynolds

Harold Reynolds
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Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: November 26, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Eugene, Oregon, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 35 Hector Pieterson

Hector Pieterson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: iconic image of the 1976 Soweto
Birthdate: 1963 AD
Birthplace: Soweto
Died: June 16, 1976

 36 Horace Silver

Horace Silver
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Pianist
Birthdate: September 2, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Norwalk, Connecticut, U.S.
Died: June 18, 2014

 37 Harmonize

Harmonize
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician, Songwriter
Birthdate: March 15, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mtwara, Tanzania
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 38 Henry Ossian Flipper

Henry Ossian Flipper
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: March 21, 1856
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Thomasville, Georgia, United States
Died: April 26, 1940

 39 Hakeem Dawodu

Hakeem Dawodu
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: July 2, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 40 Halima Aden

Halima Aden
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Being the first woman to wear a hijab in the Miss Minnesota USA pageant
Birthdate: September 19, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kakuma, Kenya
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 41 Hunter Greene

Hunter Greene
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: August 6, 1999
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 42 Herbert Jones

Herbert Jones
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 6, 1998
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 43 Haason Reddick

Haason Reddick
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: September 22, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Camden, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 44 Harold Baines

Harold Baines
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: March 15, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Easton

 45 Hubert Davis

Hubert Davis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball coach, Basketball player
Birthdate: May 17, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 46 Harold Carmichael

Harold Carmichael
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: September 22, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 47 Haddaway

Haddaway
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Musician
Birthdate: January 9, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Port of Spain

 48 Harold Miner

Harold Miner
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 5, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Inglewood, California, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 49 Hound Dog Taylor

Hound Dog Taylor
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist, Singer
Birthdate: April 12, 1915
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Natchez, Mississippi, United States
Died: December 17, 1975

 50 Herb Adderley

Herb Adderley
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: June 8, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 30, 2020
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)