Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With L

Discover the famous black people whose name starts with L. The list includes people like Lewis Hamilton, Lil Wayne, Lil Uzi Vert, LeBron James Jr., Lennox Lewis and many more. This list of black celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. Black people featured on this list, include actors, lyricists & songwriters, actresses and rappers. This list of black celebrities whose names start with L includes people from United States, England, South Africa, Ethiopia and many more countries.

 1 Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Formula One Driver
Birthdate: January 7, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 2 Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Hip-hop artist
Birthdate: September 27, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 3 Lil Uzi Vert

Lil Uzi Vert
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: July 31, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 4 Lil Nas X

Lil Nas X
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: April 9, 1999
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 5 Leslie Jones

Leslie Jones
Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: September 7, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 6 LeBron James Jr.

LeBron James Jr.
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Son of LeBron James
Birthdate: October 6, 2004
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 7 Lennox Lewis

Lennox Lewis
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional boxer
Birthdate: September 2, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Canadian, British
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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 8 Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Hill
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: May 26, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 9 Lizzo

Lizzo
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 27, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 10 Laurence Fishburne

Laurence Fishburne
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 30, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 11 Le’Veon Bell

Le’Veon Bell
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: February 18, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 12 Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 13 Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Trumpeter
Birthdate: August 4, 1901
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: July 6, 1971
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 14 LL Cool J

LL Cool J
Famous As: Rapper, Actor
Birthdate: January 14, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 15 Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 1, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Kenyan, Mexican
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 16 Lark Voorhies

Lark Voorhies
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 25, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 17 Little Richard

Little Richard
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 5, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: May 9, 2020
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 18 LeVar Burton

LeVar Burton
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 16, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: German, American
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 19 Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: June 20, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 20 Lauren London

Lauren London
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 5, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 21 Luther Vandross

Luther Vandross
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 20, 1951
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: July 1, 2005
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 22 Lamar Odom

Lamar Odom
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: November 6, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)

 23 Letitia Wright

Letitia Wright
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 31, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Guyanese, British

 24 Lamorne Morris

Lamorne Morris
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 25 Larry Holmes

Larry Holmes
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: November 3, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 26 Lester Holt

Lester Holt
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: March 8, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 27 Louis Riddick

Louis Riddick
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former American Football Player
Birthdate: March 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 28 Lance Reddick

Lance Reddick
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 31, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 29 Luenell

Luenell
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 12, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 30 Lashana Lynch

Lashana Lynch
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 27, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: British
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 31 Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Novelist, Playwright, & Columnist
Birthdate: February 1, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: May 22, 1967

 32 Lilian Thuram

Lilian Thuram
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: January 1, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: French, Guadeloupean
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 33 Leon Bridges

Leon Bridges
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: July 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 34 Laura Harrier

Laura Harrier
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 28, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 35 Leroy Sané

Leroy Sané
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: January 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: German, French
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 36 Lena Horne

Lena Horne
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 30, 1917
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: May 9, 2010
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 37 Lovie Smith

Lovie Smith
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: May 8, 1958
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 38 Len Bias

Len Bias
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: November 18, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: June 9, 1986
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 39 Loretta Devine

Loretta Devine
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 21, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 40 Lena Waithe

Lena Waithe
Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: May 17, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 41 Lil Mosey

Lil Mosey
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: January 26, 2002
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 42 Luol Deng

Luol Deng
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: April 16, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Sudanese, British

 43 LaDainian Tomlinson

LaDainian Tomlinson
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: June 23, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 44 Lennie James

Lennie James
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 11, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British, American
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 45 Louis Gossett Jr.

Louis Gossett Jr.
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 27, 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 46 Loretta Lynch

Loretta Lynch
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Attorney General of the United States
Birthdate: May 21, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 47 LeSean McCoy

LeSean McCoy
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: July 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 48 Lloyd Avery II

Lloyd Avery II
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 21, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: September 4, 2005
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 49 Lil Jon

Lil Jon
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: January 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 50 Labrinth

Labrinth
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British