Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With J

Discover the famous black people whose name starts with J. The list includes people like Jackie Robinson, Jay-Z, Juice WRLD, Jussie Smollett, Jordan Peele and many more. This list of black celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. Black people featured on this list, include american football players, basketball players, football players and political leaders. This list of black celebrities whose names start with J includes people from United States, England, France, Kenya 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
162
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: December 2, 1998
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 8, 2019
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 2 Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson
27
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: First African-American to Play in Major League Baseball
Birthdate: January 31, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cairo, Georgia, United States
Died: October 24, 1972

 3 Jay-Z

Jay-Z
46
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Most Influential Hip-hop Artists in History
Birthdate: December 4, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 4 James Earl Jones

James Earl Jones
32
Famous As: One of the Greatest Actors in American History
Birthdate: January 17, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Arkabutla, Mississippi, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 5 James Brown

James Brown
22
Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 3, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Barnwell, South Carolina, United States
Died: December 25, 2006

 6 Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens
23
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: September 12, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oakville, Alabama, United States
Died: March 31, 1980
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 7 Jordan Peele

Jordan Peele
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Famous As: Actor, Comedian, Director
Birthdate: February 21, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 8 Jon Jones

Jon Jones
19
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: July 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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 9 Janelle Monae

Janelle Monae
12
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 1, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kansas City, Kansas, United States
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 10 James Baldwin

James Baldwin
23
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 2, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: December 1, 1987
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 11 Jameis Winston

Jameis Winston
23
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: January 6, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bessemer, Alabama, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 12 Joe Frazier

Joe Frazier
18
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 12, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
Died: November 7, 2011
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 13 Joel Embiid

Joel Embiid
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: March 16, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)

 14 Julio Jones

Julio Jones
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: January 31, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Foley, Alabama, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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 15 Joe Louis

Joe Louis
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Boxer
Birthdate: May 13, 1914
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chambers County, Alabama, United States
Died: April 12, 1981
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 16 Joyner Luca

Joyner Luca
4
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Rapper
Birthdate: August 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
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 17 Ja Morant

Ja Morant
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: August 10, 1999
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dalzell, South Carolina, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 18 John Coltrane

John Coltrane
4
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Saxophonist, Composer
Birthdate: September 23, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: HaHamlet, North Carolina, United States
Died: July 17, 1967
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 19 Jim Brown

Jim Brown
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: February 17, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Simons, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 20 Julius Erving

Julius Erving
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: February 22, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: East Meadow, New York, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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 21 Jack Johnson (Boxer)

Jack Johnson (Boxer)
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: March 31, 1878
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Galveston, Texas, United States
Died: June 10, 1946
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 22 JuJu Smith-Schuster

JuJu Smith-Schuster
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: November 22, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 23 Johnnie Cochran

Johnnie Cochran
11
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: October 2, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Died: March 29, 2005

 24 John Boyega

John Boyega
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 17, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Peckham, London, England
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 25 Jalen Rose

Jalen Rose
7
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: January 30, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 26 Jalen Hurts

Jalen Hurts
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: August 7, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 27 John Amos

John Amos
2
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 27, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 28 J. B. Smoove

J. B. Smoove
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 16, 1965
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Plymouth, North Carolina, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 29 Jalen Ramsey

Jalen Ramsey
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: October 24, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Smyrna, Tennessee, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 30 John Singleton

John Singleton
4
Famous As: Director
Birthdate: January 6, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: April 28, 2019
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 31 Jidenna

Jidenna
11
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: May 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, United States

 32 Jill Scott

Jill Scott
8
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 33 Jay-Jay Okocha

Jay-Jay Okocha
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: August 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Enugu, Nigeria
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 34 James Avery

James Avery
3
Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: November 27, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Suffolk, Virginia, U.S.
Died: December 31, 2013
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 35 Jimmie Walker

Jimmie Walker
14
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 25, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 36 Joey Badass

Joey Badass
6
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: January 20, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 37 Jasmine Guy

Jasmine Guy
6
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 10, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 38 Jrue Holiday

Jrue Holiday
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: June 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chatsworth, California, USA
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 39 JaVale McGee

JaVale McGee
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: January 19, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Flint, Michigan, USA
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)

 40 James Harrison

James Harrison
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: May 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 41 Jeffrey Wright

Jeffrey Wright
13
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 42 Johnny Mathis

Johnny Mathis
7
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 30, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gilmer, Texas, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 43 Joyce Vincent

Joyce Vincent
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Missing people found dead
Birthdate: October 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England
Died: November 30, 2003

 44 JT

JT
5
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Liberty City, Miami, Florida, United States

 45 Jackie Wilson

Jackie Wilson
1
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 9, 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Detroit
Died: January 21, 1984

 46 Juan Cuadrado

Juan Cuadrado
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: May 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: NecoclĂ­, Colombia
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 47 Jaimee Foxworth

Jaimee Foxworth
3
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 17, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, United States
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)

 48 Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Jackie Joyner-Kersee
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: March 3, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: East St. Louis, Illinois, United States

 49 Jermaine Jackson

Jermaine Jackson
4
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 11, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 50 John Salley

John Salley
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 16, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)