Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With H

Discover the famous black people whose name starts with H. The list includes people like Harriet Tubman, Halle Berry, Hattie McDaniel, H.E.R., Hakeem Olajuwon and many more. This list of black celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. Black people featured on this list, include political leaders, composers, educators and jazz musicians. This list of black celebrities whose names start with H includes people from United States, Somalia, South Africa, Ethiopia and many more countries.

Harriet TubmanHarriet Tubman
29 February 1822, American
Abolitionist
Halle BerryHalle Berry
14 August 1966, American
Actress

Hattie McDanielHattie McDaniel
10 June 1895, American
Actress

H.E.R.H.E.R.
27 June 1997, American
Singer

Hakeem OlajuwonHakeem Olajuwon
21 January 1963, Nigerian, American
Basketball Player

Harris FaulknerHarris Faulkner
13 October 1965, American
News Anchor
Hank AaronHank Aaron
05 February 1934, American
 

Harold PerrineauHarold Perrineau
07 August 1979, American
Actor

HopsinHopsin
18 July 1985, American
Rapper
Hosea WilliamsHosea Williams
05 January 1926, American
Civil Rights Leader

Henry SimmonsHenry Simmons
01 July 1970, American
Actor
Herman BooneHerman Boone
28 October 1935, American
Former Coach

Henry Ossian FlipperHenry Ossian Flipper
21 March 1856, American
Military Leader

Henry Ossawa TannerHenry Ossawa Tanner
21 June 1859, American
 

Hanne NorgaardHanne Norgaard
05 April 1977, British, American
Idris Elba’s Ex-Wife

Holden RobertoHolden Roberto
12 January 1923, Angolan
Angolan Independence Leader
Hitman HollaHitman Holla
29 March 1988, American
Rapper

Henry TayaliHenry Tayali
22 November 1943, Zambian
Artist

HolygxdHolygxd
09 January 2001, American
Instagram Comedians

Hassan Sheikh MohamoudHassan Sheikh Mohamoud
29 November 1955, Somalian
President of Somalia
Holly FrazierHolly Frazier
11 May 1970, American
Reality Television Star

Hazel AmariHazel Amari
01 February 1997, Barbadian
Instagram Star
Herman CainHerman Cain
13 December 1945, American
Businessperson

Harry BelafonteHarry Belafonte
01 March 1927, American
Singer, Actor, Stage actor

Hannibal BuressHannibal Buress
04 February 1983, American
Comedian
Henry Louis Gates Jr.Henry Louis Gates Jr.
16 September 1950, American
Author

Howard RollinsHoward Rollins
17 October 1950, American
Actor
Howlin' WolfHowlin' Wolf
10 June 1910, American
Singer

Ha Ha Clinton-DixHa Ha Clinton-Dix
21 December 1992, American
American football player

Hit-BoyHit-Boy
21 March 1987, American
Record producer
Hank JohnsonHank Johnson
02 October 1954, American
Politician

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Hasim RahmanHasim Rahman
07 November 1972, American
Boxer
Harrison BarnesHarrison Barnes
30 May 1992, American
Basketball player

Hiram Rhodes RevelsHiram Rhodes Revels
27 September 1827, American
Politician

HaddawayHaddaway
09 January 1965, German, Trinidadian
Singer, Musician

Haile GebrselassieHaile Gebrselassie
18 April 1973, Ethiopian
Marathon runner, Long-distance runner, Athletics
Hugh MasekelaHugh Masekela
04 April 1939, South African
Trumpeter, Composer, Jazz musician
Heather SmallHeather Small
20 January 1965, British
Singer

Hamilton NakiHamilton Naki
26 June 1926, South African
Medical technician

Hastings BandaHastings Banda
15 February 1898, Malawian
President

Henry OnyekuruHenry Onyekuru
05 June 1997, Nigerien, Nigerian
Nigerian footballer
Horace SilverHorace Silver
02 September 1928, American
Pianist

Hue JacksonHue Jackson
22 October 1965, American
American Football coach

Harold ReynoldsHarold Reynolds
26 November 1960, American
Baseball player

Hailemariam DesalegnHailemariam Desalegn
19 July 1965, Ethiopian
Politician

Henri SaivetHenri Saivet
26 October 1990, Senegalese
Footballer
Henri CamaraHenri Camara
10 May 1977, Senegalese
Senegalese footballer

Henry CeleHenry Cele
30 January 1949, South African
Actor, Association football player
Hilla LimannHilla Limann
12 December 1934, Ghanaian
Politician

Hank JonesHank Jones
31 July 1918, American
Musician

Hatem TrabelsiHatem Trabelsi
25 January 1977, Tunisian
Tunisian footballer
Hugh ShearerHugh Shearer
18 May 1923, Jamaican
Politician

Hussein Farrah AididHussein Farrah Aidid
16 August 1962, Somalian
Politician
Henry DumasHenry Dumas
20 July 1934, American
Writer

Hifikepunye PohambaHifikepunye Pohamba
18 August 1935, Namibian
President

Howard SimsHoward Sims
24 January 1918, American
Tap dancer

Henok GoitomHenok Goitom
22 September 1984, Eritrean
Association football player

Hassan Gouled AptidonHassan Gouled Aptidon
15 October 1916, Somalian
President
Horace PippinHorace Pippin
22 February 1888, American
Painter

Harry BurleighHarry Burleigh
02 December 1866, American
Composer

Harry EdisonHarry Edison
10 October 1915, American
Jazz Trumpeter

Henry ThreadgillHenry Threadgill
15 February 1944, American
Composer
Hervin OngendaHervin Ongenda
24 June 1995, French
Association football player

Hamani DioriHamani Diori
06 June 1916, Nigerien
 
Harriet E. WilsonHarriet E. Wilson
15 March 1825, American
American novelist

Hamza El DinHamza El Din
10 July 1929, Egyptian
Composer

Hubert IngrahamHubert Ingraham
04 August 1947, Bahamian
Politicians
Haki R. MadhubutiHaki R. Madhubuti
23 February 1942, American
Author

Herbie NicholsHerbie Nichols
03 January 1919, American
Musician
Hale WoodruffHale Woodruff
26 August 1900, American
Artist

Harold CruseHarold Cruse
08 March 1916, American
Critic

Harry CarneyHarry Carney
01 April 1910, American
Saxophonist
Henry HamptonHenry Hampton
08 January 1940, American
Film maker

Henry LewisHenry Lewis
16 October 1932, American
Conductor
Honeyboy EdwardsHoneyboy Edwards
28 June 1915, American
Guitarist

Houston A. Baker, Jr.Houston A. Baker, Jr.
22 March 1943, American
Scholar

Harold James MelvinHarold James Melvin
25 June 1939, American
Singer