Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With I

Discover the famous black people whose name starts with I. The list includes people like Idris Elba, Iman Shumpert, Idi Amin, Ice-T, Ian Wright and many more. This list of black celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. Black people featured on this list, include football players, lyricists & songwriters, basketball players and actors. This list of black celebrities whose names start with I includes people from United States, Nigeria, Senegal, Guinea 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 Idris Elba

Idris Elba
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 2 Iman Shumpert

Iman Shumpert
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: June 26, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 3 Idi Amin

Idi Amin
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 3rd President of Uganda, Politician
Birthdate: 1925 AD
Birthplace: Koboko, Uganda
Died: August 16, 2003
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 4 Ice-T

Ice-T
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: February 16, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 5 Ian Wright

Ian Wright
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: November 3, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Woolwich, London, England
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 6 Isaac Hayes

Isaac Hayes
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: August 20, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Covington, Tennessee, United States
Died: August 10, 2008
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 7 Isaiah Thomas

Isaiah Thomas
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: April 30, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 8 Isaiah Washington

Isaiah Washington
4
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 3, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 9 Inspectah Deck

Inspectah Deck
1
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: July 6, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, USA

 10 Isaiah Austin

Isaiah Austin
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 25, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fresno, California, United States
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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 11 Israel Houghton

Israel Houghton
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: May 19, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oceanside, California
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 12 Isis King

Isis King
0
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: October 1, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 13 Ida B. Wells

Ida B. Wells
1
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: July 16, 1862
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Holly Springs, Mississippi, United States
Died: March 25, 1931

 14 Isaiah Mustafa

Isaiah Mustafa
0
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 11, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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 15 Ilfenesh Hadera

Ilfenesh Hadera
2
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 1, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 16 Idriss Déby

Idriss Déby
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 6th President of Chad
Birthdate: June 18, 1952
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fada, Chad Fada, French Equatorial Africa (now Chad)
Died: April 20, 2021
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 17 Ibrahim Babangida

Ibrahim Babangida
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Military
Birthdate: August 17, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Minna

 18 India Arie

India Arie
1
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 3, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, USA
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 19 Ivan Dixon

Ivan Dixon
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 6, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: March 16, 2008
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 20 Isiah Whitlock, Jr.

Isiah Whitlock, Jr.
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Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: September 13, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana South Bend, Indiana, U.S.
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 21 Isaiah Simmons

Isaiah Simmons
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: July 26, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 22 Ike Jones

Ike Jones
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Famous As: Film Producer
Birthdate: December 23, 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: October 5, 2014
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 23 Iran Barkley

Iran Barkley
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: May 6, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City New York, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 24 Issac Ryan Brown

Issac Ryan Brown
5
Famous As: Child Actor
Birthdate: July 12, 2005
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
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 25 Isaac Success

Isaac Success
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Nigerian footballer
Birthdate: January 7, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Benin City, Nigeria
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 26 Issa Hayatou

Issa Hayatou
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Athlete, Sports Administrator
Birthdate: August 9, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Garoua, Cameroon

 27 Ini Edo

Ini Edo
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Famous As: Nigerian actress
Birthdate: April 23, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Akwa Ibom State

 28 Isaiah Wright

Isaiah Wright
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: January 13, 1997
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 29 Idriss Carlos Kameni

Idriss Carlos Kameni
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: February 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Douala

 30 Ismail Omar Guelleh

Ismail Omar Guelleh
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of Djibouti
Birthdate: November 27, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dire Dawa

 31 Irv Smith Jr.

Irv Smith Jr.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: August 9, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 32 Isaac Dogboe

Isaac Dogboe
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: September 26, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 33 IAMDDB

IAMDDB
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 5, 1996
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 34 Irving Fryar

Irving Fryar
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: September 28, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mount Holly, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 35 Itumeleng Khune

Itumeleng Khune
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: June 20, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ventersdorp, North West
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 36 Ishmael Reed

Ishmael Reed
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: February 22, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States

 37 Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta

Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 29, 1945
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Koutiala, Mali

 38 Ian Mahinmi

Ian Mahinmi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: November 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)

 39 Ivorian Doll

Ivorian Doll
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 17, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Flensburg, Germany

 40 Ibtihaj Muhammad

Ibtihaj Muhammad
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Fencer
Birthdate: December 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Maplewood, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 41 Isaiah Wynn

Isaiah Wynn
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: December 9, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Florida, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 42 Irv Cross

Irv Cross
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: July 27, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hammond, Indiana, United States
Died: February 28, 2021
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 43 Imani McGee-Stafford

Imani McGee-Stafford
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 11, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 44 Isaiah Wilson

Isaiah Wilson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: February 12, 1999
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 45 Ike Quartey

Ike Quartey
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: November 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 46 Ismael Londt

Ismael Londt
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Kickboxer
Birthdate: July 12, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 47 Ioannis Sfairopoulos

Ioannis Sfairopoulos
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball coach
Birthdate: March 21, 1967
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Thessaloniki, Greece

 48 Ivory Joe Hunter

Ivory Joe Hunter
0
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Pianist
Birthdate: October 10, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kirbyville, Texas, United States
Died: November 8, 1974
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 49 Illinois Jacquet

Illinois Jacquet
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Saxophonist
Birthdate: October 30, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Broussard, Louisiana, United States
Died: July 22, 2004

 50 Izu Ugonoh

Izu Ugonoh
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: November 2, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Szczecin, Poland
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)