Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With L

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Discover the famous black people whose name starts with L. The list includes people like Lewis Hamilton, Laurence Fishburne, LL Cool J, Lashana Lynch, Lupita Nyong'o and many more. This list of black celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. Black people featured on this list, include american football players, actors, football players and basketball players. This list of black celebrities whose names start with L includes people from United States, England, France, Canada and many more countries.
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 1 
Lewis Hamilton
(British Formula One Driver and Winner of Seven World Drivers' Championship Titles)
Lewis Hamilton
76
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 7, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England
 2 
Lil Nas X
(First Gay Artist To Have #1 Record on Billboard Hot 100)
Lil Nas X
223
Birthdate: April 9, 1999
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lithia Springs, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 3 
Lil Uzi Vert
(Rapper Known for His Debut Single "Money Longer")
Lil Uzi Vert
63
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 31, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 4 
Lupita Nyong'o
(Named One of Africa’s “50 Most Powerful Women” by Forbes in 2020)
Lupita Nyong'o
40
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 1, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 5 
Louis Armstrong
(American Writer & Professor of Biochemistry Best Known for His Hard Science Fiction Novels)
Louis Armstrong
30
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 4, 1901
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: July 6, 1971
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 6 
Lionel Richie
(Co-Lead Singer Of Funk Band The Commodores)
Lionel Richie
24
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 20, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tuskegee, Alabama, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 7 
Lil Yachty
(Rapper and Singer Best Known for His Singles ‘One Night’ and ‘Minnesota’)
Lil Yachty
22
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 23, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mableton, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 8 
Laurence Fishburne
17
Birthdate: July 30, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 9 
Liza Koshy
(American YouTube Star)
Liza Koshy
29
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: March 31, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 10 
LL Cool J
(Known for His Album ‘Mama Said Knock You Out’ One of the Best Albums of All Time)
LL Cool J
18
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 14, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bay Shore, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 11 
Luther Vandross
32
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 20, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City
Died: July 1, 2005
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 12 
Laila Ali
(One of the Greatest Female Boxers of All Time)
Laila Ali
26
Birthdate: December 30, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Miami Beach, Florida, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 13 
Lil TJAY
(Rapper)
Lil TJAY
43
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 30, 2001
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 14 
Laverne Cox
(First Transgender Person To Appear on Cover of 'Time' Magazine)
Laverne Cox
38
Birthdate: May 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 15 
LeVar Burton
(Best Known for Playing 'Geordi La Forge' in 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' (1987–1994))
LeVar Burton
10
Birthdate: February 16, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Landstuhl, Germany
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 16 
Lance Reddick
12
Birthdate: December 31, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 17 
Lena Horne
(Actress and Dancer Known for Her One-Woman Show 'Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music')
Lena Horne
5
Birthdate: June 30, 1917
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bedford-Stuyvesant, New York, United States
Died: May 9, 2010
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 18 
Lawrence Taylor
(Former American football Outside linebacker)
Lawrence Taylor
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 19 
Leslie Jones
(Comedian)
Leslie Jones
28
Birthdate: September 7, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 20 
Laura Harrier
(Actress)
Laura Harrier
8
Birthdate: March 28, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 21 
Larry Holmes
(American Former Professional Boxer)
Larry Holmes
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 3, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cuthbert, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 22 
Loretta Devine
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Adele Webber’ in the TV Series ‘Grey's Anatomy’)
Loretta Devine
11
Birthdate: August 21, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 23 
Leroy Sané
(German Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Winger)
Leroy Sané
20
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Essen, Germany
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 24 
Lennie James
(Actor, Screenwriter, and Playwright Known for His Role as ‘Morgan Jones’ in the TV Series ‘The Walking Dead’)
Lennie James
3
Birthdate: October 11, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 25 
Lil Tecca
(Rapper)
Lil Tecca
17
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 26, 2002
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
 26 
Leonard Fournette
(American football player)
Leonard Fournette
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 18, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 27 
Lecrae Moore
(Christian Rapper Who was The Co-Founder & President of The Independent Record Label 'Reach Records')
Lecrae Moore
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 9, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 28 
Lil Jon
(Rapper)
Lil Jon
12
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 29 
LaDainian Tomlinson
(American football player)
LaDainian Tomlinson
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 23, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rosebud, Texas, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 30 
Lil Rel Howery
7
Birthdate: December 17, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 31 
Letitia Wright
16
Birthdate: October 31, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Georgetown, Guyana
 32 
Lamorne Morris
(Actor and Comedian )
Lamorne Morris
4
Birthdate: August 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 33 
Lee Boyd Malvo
(American Serial Killer)
Lee Boyd Malvo
25
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: February 18, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
 34 
Lennox Lewis
(British-Canadian Former Professional Boxer and Three-Time World Heavyweight Champion)
Lennox Lewis
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 2, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: West Ham, London, England
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 35 
Louis Gossett Jr.
0
Birthdate: May 27, 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 36 
Lou Williams
(Basketball player)
Lou Williams
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 27, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 37 
LeSean McCoy
(American Football Player)
LeSean McCoy
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 38 
Lupe Fiasco
(Rapper)
Lupe Fiasco
4
Birthdate: February 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 39 
Len Bias
(Basketball player)
Len Bias
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 18, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Landover, Maryland, USA
Died: June 9, 1986
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 40 
Luol Deng
(Basketball player)
Luol Deng
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 16, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wau
 41 
Lark Voorhies
(Actress)
Lark Voorhies
9
Birthdate: March 25, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 42 
Lashana Lynch
(British Actress Known for Her Role as ‘Rosaline’ in the TV Series ‘Still Star-Crossed’)
Lashana Lynch
17
Birthdate: November 27, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 43 
Lucky Dube
(One of the Greatest Reggae Musicians of All Time)
Lucky Dube
32
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 3, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ermelo, South Africa
Died: October 18, 2007
 44 
Leslie Uggams
(Actress)
Leslie Uggams
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 25, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 45 
Lorenzen Wright
(Basketball player)
Lorenzen Wright
17
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oxford, Mississippi, United States
Died: July 19, 2010
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
 46 
Lou Rawls
(R&B Singer Famous for His Luxurious Baritone Singing Voice and Four-Octave Vocal Range)
Lou Rawls
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 1, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: January 6, 2006
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 47 
LaWanda Page
(Actress)
LaWanda Page
5
Birthdate: October 19, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: September 14, 2002
 48 
LeToya Luckett
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 11, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 49 
Lee Daniels
(Screenwriter)
Lee Daniels
6
Birthdate: December 24, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 50 
Lil Bibby
(Rapper)
Lil Bibby
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 18, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)