Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With N

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Discover the famous black people whose name starts with N. The list includes people like Nick Cannon, Nicki Minaj, Nipsey Hussle, NBA YoungBoy, Naomi Campbell and many more. This list of black celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. Black people featured on this list, include football players, basketball players, political leaders and american football players. This list of black celebrities whose names start with N includes people from United States, England, Nigeria, Portugal and many more countries.
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 1 
Nicki Minaj
(Trinidadian-born Hip-Hop Artist)
Nicki Minaj
114
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 8, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
 2 
NBA YoungBoy
(Rapper Known for His Albums: 'Until Death Call My Name' and 'Top')
NBA YoungBoy
112
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 20, 1999
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 3 
Neil deGrasse Tyson
(American Astrophysicist, Planetary Scientist and Science Communicator)
Neil deGrasse Tyson
33
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 5, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 4 
Nipsey Hussle
66
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 15, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles
Died: March 31, 2019
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 5 
Nina Simone
(One of the Most Influential Musical Artists of the 20th Century)
Nina Simone
15
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 21, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tryon, North Carolina, United States
Died: April 21, 2003
 6 
NLE Choppa
(Rapper Best Known for His Single ‘Shotta Flow’)
NLE Choppa
91
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 1, 2002
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
 7 
Nat King Cole
(Singer and Jazz Pianist Best Known His Soft Baritone Voice)
Nat King Cole
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 17, 1919
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Died: February 15, 1965
 8 
Naomi Campbell
33
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 22, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Streatham
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 9 
Nelly
(Rapper and Singer Known for His Hits: ‘Country Grammar’, ‘Hot in Herre’ and ‘Dilemma’)
Nelly
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 2, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 10 
Nas
(One of the Most Influential and Greatest Rappers of All Time)
Nas
26
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Crown Heights, New York, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 11 
Nick Cannon
(TV Host, Actor and Rapper)
Nick Cannon
48
Birthdate: October 8, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 12 
Nat Turner
(Leader of Slave Rebellion)
Nat Turner
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 2, 1800
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Southampton County, Virginia, United States
Died: November 11, 1831
 13 
Nate Robinson
(Former Basketball player at Point guard position)
Nate Robinson
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 31, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 14 
Nia Long
(Best Known for Her Roles in the Films: ‘Boyz n the Hood’, ‘Love Jones’ and ‘The Best Man’)
Nia Long
8
Birthdate: October 30, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 15 
Nate Dogg
(Rapper Best Known for His Song ‘Regulate')
Nate Dogg
29
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: March 15, 2011
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 16 
Nichelle Nichols
5
Birthdate: December 28, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Robbins, Illinois, United States
Died: July 30, 2022
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 17 
Normani Hamilton
(Member of One of the Best-Selling Girl Groups of All Time 'Fifth Harmony')
Normani Hamilton
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 31, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 18 
Nipsey Russell
(Stand-up Comedian)
Nipsey Russell
3
Birthdate: September 15, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia
Died: October 2, 2005
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 19 
Ndamukong Suh
(American football player)
Ndamukong Suh
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 6, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 20 
Nafessa Williams
4
Birthdate: December 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 21 
Nonso Anozie
8
Birthdate: May 28, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 22 
Natina Reed
(Singer)
Natina Reed
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 28, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: November 3, 2012
 23 
Nick Chubb
(American football player)
Nick Chubb
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 27, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cedartown, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 24 
Nwankwo Kanu
(Footballer)
Nwankwo Kanu
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Owerri
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 25 
Nicole Byer
(Comedian)
Nicole Byer
8
Birthdate: August 29, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Jersey, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 26 
Nicole Beharie
9
Birthdate: January 3, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 27 
Nigel Benn
(British Former Professional Boxer)
Nigel Benn
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 22, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ilford, East London, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 28 
Nickolas Ashford
(Songwriter)
Nickolas Ashford
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fairfield County, South Carolina, United States
Died: August 22, 2011
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 29 
Nadiya Hussain
(British Celebrity Chef and Winner of the Sixth Season of 'The Great British Bake Off')
Nadiya Hussain
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Luton, Bedfordshire, England
 30 
Najee Harris
(American football player)
Najee Harris
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 9, 1998
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Martinez, California, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 31 
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
(Nigerian-American Economist Who Has Served in Several Ministerial Positions in Nigeria)
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 13, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ogwashi Ukwu, Nigeria
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 32 
Nancy Wilson
(Notable for Her Single ‘(You Don’t Know) How Glad I Am')
Nancy Wilson
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 20, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chillicothe, Ohio, United States
Died: December 13, 2018
 33 
Nicky Barnes
(Former crime boss, active in New York City during the 1970s)
Nicky Barnes
0
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: October 15, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: June 18, 2012
 34 
Nate McMillan
(American basketball coach)
Nate McMillan
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 3, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 35 
Nate Thurmond
(Basketball player)
Nate Thurmond
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 25, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Died: July 16, 2016
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
 36 
Nina Sosanya
(Actress and Narrator Known for Her Roles in the TV Series ‘Teachers’, ‘W1A’ and ‘Last Tango in Halifax’)
Nina Sosanya
3
Birthdate: June 6, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Islington, London, England
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 37 
Nerlens Noel
(Basketball player)
Nerlens Noel
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 10, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Malden, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
 38 
N. K. Jemisin
(Science Fiction and Fantasy Writer Known for Her 'Inheritance' Trilogy)
N. K. Jemisin
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Iowa City, Iowa, United States
 39 
N'Keal Harry
(American Football player)
N'Keal Harry
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 17, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 40 
Nathan Morris
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 18, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 41 
Nelson Agholor
(American Football player)
Nelson Agholor
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 24, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 42 
Nicole Narain
4
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 28, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Aurora, Illinois, USA
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 43 
Nathaniel Clyne
(Association football player)
Nathaniel Clyne
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stockwell
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 44 
Norman Powell
(Basketball player)
Norman Powell
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 25, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 45 
Nia DaCosta
(First African-American woman to have a film debut at number one upon opening weekend)
Nia DaCosta
1
Birthdate: November 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
 46 
Nona Gaye
(Actress)
Nona Gaye
3
Birthdate: September 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 47 
Nicolas Claxton
(Basketball player)
Nicolas Claxton
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 17, 1999
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
 48 
Nikki Giovanni
(Poet, Writer)
Nikki Giovanni
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 7, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Knoxville
 49 
Night Train Lane
(Football player)
Night Train Lane
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States
Died: January 29, 2002
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 50 
Nick Price
(Former Zimbabwean Professional Golfer)
Nick Price
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 28, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Durban, South Africa
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)