Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With J

Discover the famous black people whose name starts with J. The list includes people like Juice WRLD, James Earl Jones, John David Washington, Jay-Z, Jamie Foxx and many more. This list of black celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. Black people featured on this list, include american football players, actors, lyricists & songwriters and political leaders. This list of black celebrities whose names start with J includes people from United States, France, England, Nigeria 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 Juice WRLD

Juice WRLD
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: December 2, 1998
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: December 8, 2019
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 2 James Earl Jones

James Earl Jones
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 17, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 3 John David Washington

John David Washington
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 4 Jay-Z

Jay-Z
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: December 4, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 5 Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 6 Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer & Musician
Birthdate: November 27, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: September 18, 1970
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 7 Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional baseball player
Birthdate: January 31, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: October 24, 1972
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 8 Jaden Smith

Jaden Smith
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: July 8, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 9 Jermaine Fowler

Jermaine Fowler
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 10 Jean-Michel Basquiat

Jean-Michel Basquiat
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: December 22, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: August 12, 1988
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 11 Jim Brown

Jim Brown
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: February 17, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 12 Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: May 16, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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 13 James Brown

James Brown
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician, recording artist, producer, dancer, bandleader
Birthdate: May 3, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: December 25, 2006

 14 John Legend

John Legend
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 28, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 15 Jada Pinkett Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 18, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 16 Jhené Aiko

Jhené Aiko
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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 17 James Baldwin

James Baldwin
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: August 2, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: December 1, 1987

 18 James Harden

James Harden
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: August 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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 19 Jussie Smollett

Jussie Smollett
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 21, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 20 Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 12, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: March 31, 1980
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 21 Justin Fields

Justin Fields
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: March 5, 1999
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 22 Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson
Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: September 12, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 23 Joe Frazier

Joe Frazier
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 12, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: November 7, 2011
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 24 Jesse Jackson

Jesse Jackson
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Civil Rights Activist
Birthdate: October 8, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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 25 Joel Embiid

Joel Embiid
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: March 16, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Cameroonian
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)

 26 Jayson Tatum

Jayson Tatum
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: March 3, 1998
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 27 Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker
Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: June 3, 1906
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: French
Died: April 12, 1975

 28 Janelle Monae

Janelle Monae
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Soul Singer
Birthdate: December 1, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 29 John Lewis

John Lewis
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former United States Representative
Birthdate: February 21, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: July 17, 2020

 30 Jimmy Butler

Jimmy Butler
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: September 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 31 Jazmine Sullivan

Jazmine Sullivan
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 32 Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Talent Manager
Birthdate: July 26, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: June 27, 2018
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 33 Jeffrey Wright

Jeffrey Wright
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 34 John Singleton

John Singleton
Famous As: Director
Birthdate: January 6, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: April 28, 2019
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 35 John Coltrane

John Coltrane
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Saxophonist, Composer
Birthdate: September 23, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: July 17, 1967

 36 Jalen Hurts

Jalen Hurts
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: August 7, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 37 Justice Smith

Justice Smith
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 9, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 38 Johnnie Cochran

Johnnie Cochran
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: October 2, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: March 29, 2005

 39 Jérôme Boateng

Jérôme Boateng
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: September 3, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: German
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 40 Joe Louis

Joe Louis
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former Heavyweight Champion
Birthdate: May 13, 1914
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: April 12, 1981

 41 James Avery

James Avery
Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: November 27, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: December 31, 2013
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 42 JT

JT
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 43 Jack Johnson (Boxer)

Jack Johnson (Boxer)
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 31, 1878
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: June 10, 1946

 44 Jonathan Majors

Jonathan Majors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 7, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 45 Jameis Winston

Jameis Winston
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: January 6, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 46 Jacob Zuma

Jacob Zuma
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Fourth President of South Africa
Birthdate: April 12, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: South African
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 47 Jay-Jay Okocha

Jay-Jay Okocha
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: August 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Nigerian

 48 JaVale McGee

JaVale McGee
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: January 19, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)

 49 JuJu Smith-Schuster

JuJu Smith-Schuster
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Wide Receiver
Birthdate: November 22, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 50 Joe Morton

Joe Morton
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 18, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)