Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With J

Discover the famous black people whose name starts with J. The list includes people like Jon Jones, Juice WRLD, Jaden Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jay-Z 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 basketball players. This list of black celebrities whose names start with J includes people from United States, Kenya, England, France 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 Jon Jones

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

 2 Juice WRLD

Juice WRLD.
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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)
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 3 Jaden Smith

Jaden Smith .
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Famous As: Rapper, Actor
Birthdate: July 8, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Malibu, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 4 Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Terrell, Texas, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 5 Jay-Z

Jay-Z.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: December 4, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 6 Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer & Musician
Birthdate: November 27, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: September 18, 1970
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 7 John David Washington

John David Washington.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 8 Jada Pinkett Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 18, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
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 9 Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional baseball player
Birthdate: January 31, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cairo, Georgia, United States
Died: October 24, 1972
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 10 James Brown

James Brown.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician, recording artist, producer, dancer, bandleader
Birthdate: May 3, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Barnwell, South Carolina, United States
Died: December 25, 2006
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 11 Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: May 16, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 12 Jean-Michel Basquiat

Jean-Michel Basquiat.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: December 22, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Died: August 12, 1988
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 13 James Harden

James Harden.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: August 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bellflower, California
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 14 John Legend

John Legend.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 28, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Springfield, Ohio, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 15 James Earl Jones

James Earl Jones.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 17, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Arkabutla, Mississippi, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 16 Jayson Tatum

Jayson Tatum.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: March 3, 1998
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
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 17 John Amos

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

 18 Joel Embiid

Joel Embiid.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: March 16, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Yaounde
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)
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 19 Justin Fields

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

 20 Jussie Smollett

Jussie Smollett.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 21, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santa Rosa, California, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 21 James Baldwin

James Baldwin.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: August 2, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: December 1, 1987

 22 Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson.
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Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: September 12, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 23 Jhené Aiko

Jhené Aiko.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 24 Jim Brown

Jim Brown
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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)
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 25 Jrue Holiday

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

 26 Jesse Jackson

Jesse Jackson.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Civil Rights Activist
Birthdate: October 8, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greenville
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 27 Janelle Monae

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

 28 Julio Jones

Julio Jones.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: February 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Foley, Alabama
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 29 Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Talent Manager
Birthdate: July 26, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fountain Hill, Arkansas, United States
Died: June 27, 2018
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 30 John Singleton

John Singleton
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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 Jimmy Butler

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

 32 Jeffrey Wright

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

 33 Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Entertainer, Actress, Singer
Birthdate: June 3, 1906
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: April 12, 1975

 34 Jérôme Boateng

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

 35 Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 12, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oakville
Died: March 31, 1980

 36 Johnnie Cochran

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

 37 JT

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

 38 John Coltrane

John Coltrane.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Saxophonist, Composer
Birthdate: September 23, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hamlet
Died: July 17, 1967

 39 Jacob Zuma

Jacob Zuma.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Fourth President of South Africa
Birthdate: April 12, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 40 Joe Frazier

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

 41 Jonathan Majors

Jonathan Majors.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 7, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 42 James Avery

James Avery
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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)

 43 Jimmie Walker

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

 44 Jermall Charlo

Jermall Charlo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: May 19, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 45 Janet Mock

Janet Mock.
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

 46 Joe Louis

Joe Louis.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former Heavyweight Champion
Birthdate: May 13, 1914
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: La Fayette
Died: April 12, 1981

 47 Jay-Jay Okocha

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

 48 Justice Smith

Justice Smith.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 9, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 49 John McWhorter

John McWhorter
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Famous As: Linguist
Birthdate: October 6, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia

 50 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)