Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With O

Discover the famous black people whose name starts with O. The list includes people like Oprah Winfrey, Odell Beckham Jr., Otis Redding, Omar al-Bashir, Olaudah Equiano and many more. This list of black celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. Black people featured on this list, include actors, lyricists & songwriters, poets and playwrights. This list of black celebrities whose names start with O includes people from United States, Nigeria, Senegal, Niger and many more countries.

Oprah WinfreyOprah Winfrey
29 January 1954, American
Media proprietor
Odell Beckham Jr.Odell Beckham Jr.
05 November 1992, American
American Football Wide Receiver

Otis ReddingOtis Redding
09 September 1941, American
Singer

Omar al-BashirOmar al-Bashir
01 January 1944, Sudanese
Former President of Sudan

Olaudah EquianoOlaudah Equiano
1745 AD, Central African
Anti Slavery Activist

Olusegun ObasanjoOlusegun Obasanjo
05 March 1937, Nigerian
Former President of Nigeria
Osi UmenyioraOsi Umenyiora
16 November 1981, Nigerian, British
American Football Player

Obba BabatundéObba Babatundé
01 December 1951, American
Actor

Obafemi AwolowoObafemi Awolowo
06 March 1909, Nigerian
Political Leader
Oscar MicheauxOscar Micheaux
02 January 1884, American
Author

OluchiOluchi Onweagba
01 August 1982, Nigerien
Fashion Model
Octavia ButlerOctavia Butler
22 June 1947, American
Science Fiction Writer

Olivia WashingtonOlivia Washington
10 April 1991, American
Actress

Orlando BrownOrlando Brown
04 December 1987, American
Actor, Voice Actor, Singer

Osiris WilliamsOsiris Williams
07 September 1998, American
Rapper, R&B Artist

Octavia SpencerOctavia Spencer
25 May 1972, American
Actress
Osita IhemeOsita Iheme
20 February 1982, Nigerian
Actor

Odion IghaloOdion Ighalo
16 June 1989, Nigerien
Nigerian footballer

Octavia E. ButlerOctavia E. Butler
22 June 1947, American
Science fiction author

Omarosa ManigaultOmarosa Manigault
15 February 1974, American
Writers
Omar SyOmar Sy
20 January 1978, French
Actor, Comedian

Obafemi MartinsObafemi Martins
28 October 1984, Nigerian
Footballer
Orlando JonesOrlando Jones
10 April 1968, American
Comedians

Omar Benson MillerOmar Benson Miller
07 October 1978, American
Actor

Oliver TamboOliver Tambo
27 October 1917, South African
Politician
Oumar NiasseOumar Niasse
18 April 1990, Senegalese
Senegalese footballer

Oliver McCallOliver McCall
21 April 1965, American
Boxer
Omotola Jalade EkeindeOmotola Jalade Ekeinde
07 February 1978, Nigerian
Actress

Orlando JordanOrlando Jordan
21 April 1974, American
Professional wrestler

Omar BongoOmar Bongo
30 December 1935, Spanish, Gabonese
Gabonese Politician
Orlando CepedaOrlando Cepeda
17 September 1937, Puerto Rican
Baseball player

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Oumou SangaréOumou Sangaré
25 February 1968, Malian
Musician
Ousmane SembèneOusmane Sembène
01 January 1923, Senegalese
Senegalese film director

Oritsé WilliamsOritsé Williams
27 November 1986, British
 

Otis BlackwellOtis Blackwell
16 February 1931, American
Songwriter

Otis BoykinOtis Boykin
29 August 1920, American
American inventor
Olarenwaju KayodeOlarenwaju Kayode
08 May 1993, Nigerien
Nigerian footballer
Okwui EnwezorOkwui Enwezor
23 October 1963, Nigerian
Curator

Olga SouzaOlga Souza
16 July 1968, Brazilian
Singer

Ogbonnaya OnuOgbonnaya Onu
01 December 1951, Nigerian
Politician

Otis ClayOtis Clay
11 February 1942, American
Singer
Ola RotimiOla Rotimi
13 April 1938, Nigerian
Playwright

Orlando McDanielOrlando McDaniel
01 December 1960, American
Football Player

Ollie HarringtonOllie Harrington
14 February 1912, German, American
Cartoonist

Owen DodsonOwen Dodson
28 November 1914, American
Poet

Oscar MpethaOscar Mpetha
05 August 1909, South African
South African political activist
Obie BensonObie Benson
14 June 1936, American
Singer

Okot p'BitekOkot p'Bitek
07 June 1931, Ugandan
Poet
Oscar Cicero Brown, Jr.Oscar Cicero Brown, Jr.
10 October 1926, American
Singer-songwriter

Ossia TrillingOssia Trilling
22 September 1913, Polish
Critic