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, Nas, NBA YoungBoy, Nia Long 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
155
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
143
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
40
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 5, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 4 
Nipsey Hussle
76
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
120
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
12
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 17, 1919
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Died: February 15, 1965
 8 
Nas
(One of the Most Influential and Greatest Rappers of All Time)
Nas
27
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Crown Heights, New York, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 9 
Nelly
(Rapper and Singer Known for His Hits: ‘Country Grammar’, ‘Hot in Herre’ and ‘Dilemma’)
Nelly
20
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 2, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 10 
Naomi Campbell
41
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 22, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Streatham
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 11 
Nick Cannon
(TV Host, Actor and Rapper)
Nick Cannon
58
Birthdate: October 8, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 12 
Nichelle Nichols
6
Birthdate: December 28, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Robbins, Illinois, United States
Died: July 30, 2022
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 13 
Nate Robinson
(Former Basketball player at Point guard position)
Nate Robinson
13
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
10
Birthdate: October 30, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 15 
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)
 16 
Nate Dogg
(Rapper Best Known for His Song ‘Regulate')
Nate Dogg
31
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)
 17 
Nick Young
(American Former Professional Basketball Player Who Played as the Shooting Guard)
Nick Young
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 1, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 18 
Nipsey Russell
(Stand-up Comedian)
Nipsey Russell
4
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
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 6, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 20 
Nick Chubb
(American football player)
Nick Chubb
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 27, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cedartown, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 21 
Nafessa Williams
8
Birthdate: December 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 22 
Natina Reed
(Singer)
Natina Reed
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 28, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: November 3, 2012
 23 
Nonso Anozie
9
Birthdate: May 28, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 24 
Nicole Beharie
9
Birthdate: January 3, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 25 
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)
 26 
Nicole Byer
(Comedian)
Nicole Byer
8
Birthdate: August 29, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Jersey, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 27 
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)
 28 
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
 29 
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
(Nigerian-American Economist Who Has Served in Several Ministerial Positions in Nigeria)
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 13, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ogwashi Ukwu, Nigeria
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 30 
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)
 31 
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)
 32 
Nigel Benn
(British Former Professional Boxer)
Nigel Benn
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 22, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ilford, East London, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 33 
Nat Turner
(Leader of Slave Rebellion)
Nat Turner
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 2, 1800
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Southampton County, Virginia, United States
Died: November 11, 1831
 34 
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)
 35 
Nina Sosanya
(Actress and Narrator Known for Her Roles in the TV Series ‘Teachers’, ‘W1A’ and ‘Last Tango in Halifax’)
Nina Sosanya
4
Birthdate: June 6, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Islington, London, England
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 36 
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
 37 
Nathan Morris
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 18, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 38 
Nicole Narain
4
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 28, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Aurora, Illinois, USA
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 39 
Nwankwo Kanu
(Footballer)
Nwankwo Kanu
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Owerri
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 40 
Night Train Lane
(Football player)
Night Train Lane
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States
Died: January 29, 2002
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 41 
Nona Gaye
(Actress)
Nona Gaye
3
Birthdate: September 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 42 
Nikki Giovanni
(Poet, Writer)
Nikki Giovanni
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 7, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Knoxville
 43 
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)
 44 
Norm Nixon
(Basketball player)
Norm Nixon
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 11, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 45 
Norman Powell
(Basketball player)
Norman Powell
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 25, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 46 
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)
 47 
Nelson Agholor
(American Football player)
Nelson Agholor
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 24, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 48 
N'Keal Harry
(American Football player)
N'Keal Harry
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 17, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 49 
Nyakim Gatwech
(Queen of the Dark who found acclaim with her distinctive dark complexion)
Nyakim Gatwech
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: January 27, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gambela, Ethiopia
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Noma Dumezweni
3
Birthdate: July 28, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Swaziland