Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With O

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Discover the famous black people whose name starts with O. The list includes people like Odell Beckham Jr., Oprah Winfrey, Otis Redding, Orlando Brown, Octavia Butler and many more. This list of black celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. Black people featured on this list, include football players, political leaders, actors and basketball players. This list of black celebrities whose names start with O includes people from United States, Nigeria, Senegal, France and many more countries.
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Oprah Winfrey
(Best Known for Her Daytime Syndicated Talk Show 'The Oprah Winfrey Show')
Oprah Winfrey
112
Birthdate: January 29, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Odell Beckham Jr.
(American Football Wide Receiver)
Odell Beckham Jr.
95
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 5, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Otis Redding
(Singer-songwriter)
Otis Redding
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 9, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dawson, Georgia, United States
Died: December 10, 1967
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Octavia Spencer
(The First Black Actress to Have Received two Successive Nominations at the Oscars)
Octavia Spencer
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Birthdate: May 25, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Oscar Robertson
(Former Basketball player who played point guard and was a 12-time All-Star)
Oscar Robertson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 24, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Charlotte, Tennessee, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Osita Iheme
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Birthdate: February 20, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Abia State
Black Celebrity Names:
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Olaudah Equiano
(Anti Slavery Activist)
Olaudah Equiano
8
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 1745 AD
Birthplace: Igboland
Died: March 31, 1797
 8 
Orlando Brown
(Actor, Voice Actor, Singer)
Orlando Brown
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Birthdate: December 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Ossie Davis
(Former actor who appeared in films with wife Ruby Dee)
Ossie Davis
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 18, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cogdell, Georgia, United States
Died: February 4, 2005
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 10 
Olusegun Obasanjo
(Former President of Nigeria)
Olusegun Obasanjo
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 5, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Abeokuta, British Nigeria
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Octavia Butler
(American Author Known for Her Science Fiction Novels)
Octavia Butler
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 22, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States
Died: February 24, 2006
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 12 
Orlando Jones
(Comedians)
Orlando Jones
1
Birthdate: April 10, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, USA
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Osiris Williams
(Rapper, R&B Artist)
Osiris Williams
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 7, 1998
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida
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Omar Benson Miller
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Birthdate: October 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Anaheim, California, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
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Ozzie Smith
(Baseball player)
Ozzie Smith
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 26, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 16 
Orlando Pace
(American football player)
Orlando Pace
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sandusky, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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Oliver Tambo
(Politician)
Oliver Tambo
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 27, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mbizana Local Municipality
Died: April 24, 1993
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Obafemi Martins
(Footballer)
Obafemi Martins
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lagos
Black Celebrity Names:
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Otto Porter Jr.
(Basketball player)
Otto Porter Jr.
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 3, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
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Ozzie Newsome
(American football player)
Ozzie Newsome
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 16, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Muscle Shoals, Alabama, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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O. J. Howard
(American Football Player)
O. J. Howard
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 19, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Prattville, Alabama, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
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Oscar Micheaux
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 2, 1884
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Metropolis, Illinois, United States
Died: March 25, 1951
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Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
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Birthdate: February 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lagos
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Orlando Cepeda
(Former Puerto Rican Baseball Player Who Played as a First Baseman)
Orlando Cepeda
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 17, 1937
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ponce, Puerto Rico
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Omar al-Bashir
(Former President of Sudan)
Omar al-Bashir
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 1, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hosh Bannaga, Sudan
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O. J. Mayo
(Basketball Player)
O. J. Mayo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Huntington, West Virginia, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Ottis Anderson
(American football player)
Ottis Anderson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 19, 1957
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Oscar Taveras
(Baseball player)
Oscar Taveras
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 19, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Died: October 26, 2014
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Otis Nixon
(Baseball player)
Otis Nixon
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Evergreen, North Carolina, United States
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Orlando Jordan
(Professional wrestler)
Orlando Jordan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 21, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Salem, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Oil Can Boyd
(Baseball player)
Oil Can Boyd
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 6, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Meridian, Mississippi, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Omari Spellman
(Basketball player)
Omari Spellman
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 21, 1997
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: North Royalton, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
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Ozzie Guillen
(Former Baseballer shortstop)
Ozzie Guillen
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 20, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ocumare del Tuy, Venezuela
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Oscar Gamble
(Baseball Player)
Oscar Gamble
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 20, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ramer, Alabama, United States
Died: January 31, 2018
Oritsé Williams
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 27, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: West End of London
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Orlando Brown Jr.
(American football player)
Orlando Brown Jr.
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 2, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
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Omos
(Professional wrestler and former college basketball player.)
Omos
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 16, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)
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Otis Boykin
(American inventor)
Otis Boykin
0
Birthdate: August 29, 1920
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Died: March 13, 1982
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Omarosa Manigault
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Youngstown, Ohio, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Ola Kamara
(Football player - Striker)
Ola Kamara
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 15, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Olden Polynice
(Basketball player)
Olden Polynice
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 21, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)
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Oliver Miller
(Basketball player)
Oliver Miller
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 6, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
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Oscar Kightley
(Acted in and co-wrote the successful 2006 film Sione's Wedding)
Oscar Kightley
0
Birthdate: September 14, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Apia, Samoa
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Odyssey Sims
(Basketball player)
Odyssey Sims
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 13, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Irving, Texas, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Oscar Charleston
(Former Baseball Player Center fielder)
Oscar Charleston
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 14, 1896
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: October 5, 1954
 46 
Othello Hunter
(Basketball player)
Othello Hunter
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
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Obba Babatundé
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Birthdate: December 1, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jamaica, New York, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Ondrea Gates
(Bodybuilder)
Ondrea Gates
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 25, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Oliver Purnell
(Basketball coach, Basketball player)
Oliver Purnell
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 19, 1953
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Maryland, United States
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Oliver Kylington
(Ice hockey defenceman)
Oliver Kylington
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 19, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)