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, Lionel Richie, Louis Armstrong 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, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia 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.

Vote for Your Favourite Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With L

 1 Lil Nas X

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

 2 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)

 3 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)

 4 Leslie Jones

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

 5 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)

 6 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)

 7 Leonard Fournette

Leonard Fournette
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: January 18, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
You May Like

 8 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)

 9 Lauryn Hill

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

 10 Laverne Cox

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

 11 Laurence Fishburne

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

 12 Louis Farrakhan

Louis Farrakhan
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political Activist
Birthdate: May 11, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 13 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)

 14 Leon Spinks

Leon Spinks
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Birthdate: July 11, 1953
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 15 LL Cool J

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

 16 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)

 17 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)

 18 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)

 19 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)

 20 Lark Voorhies

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

 21 Lauren London

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

 22 Lizzo

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

 23 LeVar Burton

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

 24 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

 25 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)

 26 Lance Reddick

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

 27 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)

 28 LeBron James Jr.

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

 29 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)

 30 Letitia Wright

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

 31 Lashana Lynch

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

 32 Lavonte David

Lavonte David
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: January 23, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 33 Lena Waithe

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

 34 Lamorne Morris

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

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

 37 Lennie James

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

 38 Lil Rel Howery

Lil Rel Howery
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 17, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 39 Louis Gossett Jr.

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

 40 Lester Holt

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

 41 Laura Harrier

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

 42 Lee Daniels

Lee Daniels
Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: December 24, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 43 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)

 44 Linda Womack

Linda Womack
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 25, 1953
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 45 Lil Mosey

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

 46 Loretta Devine

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

 47 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)

 48 Loni Love

Loni Love
Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: July 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 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 Lorraine Hansberry

Lorraine Hansberry
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Theatre director, Screenwriter, Playwright, Human rights activist
Birthdate: May 19, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: January 12, 1965