Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With R

Discover the famous black people whose name starts with R. The list includes people like Rihanna, R. Kelly, Russell Wilson, Richard Pryor, Ray Charles and many more. This list of black celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. Black people featured on this list, include lyricists & songwriters, actors, record producers and actresses. This list of black celebrities whose names start with R includes people from United States, Jamaica, France, Kenya and many more countries.

RihannaRihanna
20 February 1988, Barbadian
Singer
R. KellyR. Kelly
08 January 1967, American
Singer-songwriter

Russell WilsonRussell Wilson
29 November 1988, American
American Football Player

Richard Pryor Richard Pryor
01 December 1940, American
Comedian

Ray CharlesRay Charles
23 September 1930, American
Singer-songwriter

Russell WestbrookRussell Westbrook
12 November 1988, American
Basketball Player
Rosa ParksRosa Parks
04 February 1913, American
Activist

Robin GivensRobin Givens
27 November 1964, American
Model, Actress

Roddy RicchRoddy Ricch
22 October 1998, American
Rapper
Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson
08 May 1911, American
Singer

RZARZA
05 July 1969, American
Rapper
Ron Cephas JonesRon Cephas Jones
08 January 1957, American
Actor

Robert MugabeRobert Mugabe
21 February 1924, Zimbabwean
Former PM & President of Zimbabwe

Regina HallRegina Hall
12 December 1970, American
Actress

Ruby BridgesRuby Bridges
08 September 1954, American
Philanthropist

Rohan MarleyRohan Marley
19 May 1972, American
Bob Marley’s Son
Rozonda ThomasRozonda Thomas
27 February 1971, American
Singer

Rubin CarterRubin Carter
06 May 1937, Canadian
Boxer

Richard T. JonesRichard T. Jones
16 January 1972, Japanese, American
Actor

Rico NastyRico Nasty
07 May 1997, American
Musical Artist
Romany MalcoRomany Malco
18 November 1968, American
Actor

Ricky WhittleRicky Whittle
31 December 1981, British
Actor
Ryan Michelle BatheRyan Michelle Bathe
27 July 1976, American
Actress

Reno WilsonReno Wilson
20 January 1969, American
Actor

Rochelle AytesRochelle Aytes
17 May 1976, American
Actress
Ralph SampsonRalph Sampson
07 July 1960, American
Basketball Player

Ricky HarrisRicky Harris
05 October 1965, American
Actor
Roger MayweatherRoger Mayweather
24 April 1961, American
Boxer

Rachel TrueRachel True
15 November 1966, American
Actress

Rudy GayRudy Gay
17 August 1986, American
Basketball Player
Roger TroutmanRoger Troutman
29 November 1951, American
Singer

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Robert Earl JonesRobert Earl Jones
03 February 1910, American
Actor
Raila OdingaRaila Odinga
07 January 1945, Kenyan
Former Prime Minister of Kenya

RJ CylerRJ Cyler
21 March 1995, American
Actor

Rodney HarrisonRodney Harrison
15 December 1972, American
American Football Player

Raymond FeltonRaymond Felton
26 June 1984, American
Basketball Player
Romeo CrennelRomeo Crennel
18 June 1947, American
American Football Coach
Rasual ButlerRasual Butler
23 May 1979, American
Basketball Player

Raghib IsmailRaghib Ismail
18 November 1969, American
American Football Player

Rupiah BandaRupiah Banda
13 February 1937, Zambian
Former President of the Republic of Zambia

Robert HaydenRobert Hayden
04 August 1913, American
Poet, Essayist, Educator
Renee Elise GoldsberryRenee Elise Goldsberry
02 January 1971, American
Actress

Richard ShermanRichard Sherman
30 March 1988, American
American Football Player

Ralph Waldo EllisonRalph Waldo Ellison
01 March 1914, American
Novelist

Richard WrightRichard Wright
04 September 1908, American
Author

Roc RoyalRoc Royal
23 July 1997, American
Singer
Richard ParsonsRichard Parsons
04 April 1948, American
Franchiser

Roshaun DiahRoshaun Diah
14 May 2002, American
TikTok Star
Ros Gold-OnwudeRos Gold-Onwude
28 April 1987, American
Sports Reporter, Basketball Analyst

Roy Jones Jr.Roy Jones Jr.
16 January 1969, American, Russian
Boxer

Ronnie ColemanRonnie Coleman
13 May 1964, American
Bodybuilder
RettaRetta
12 April 1970, American
Stand-up Comedian

Ryan CooglerRyan Coogler
23 May 1986, American
Director
Redd FoxxRedd Foxx
09 December 1922, American
Comedian

Ron FunchesRon Funches
12 March 1983, American
Actor

Rae Dawn ChongRae Dawn Chong
28 February 1961, Canadian, American
Actress

Rudy GobertRudy Gobert
26 June 1992, French
Basketball player

Robert SmallsRobert Smalls
05 April 1839, American
Politician
Reggie JacksonReggie Jackson
18 May 1946, American
Baseball player

Rudy Ray MooreRudy Ray Moore
17 March 1927, American
Actor, Film producer

Rickey HendersonRickey Henderson
25 December 1958, American
Baseball player

Ricky WilliamsRicky Williams
21 May 1977, American
American Football Players
Ryan ReavesRyan Reaves
20 January 1987, Canadian
Ice hockey player

Riddick BoweRiddick Bowe
10 August 1967, American
Boxer, Kickboxer
Rutina WesleyRutina Wesley
01 February 1979, American
American film actress

RamiresRamires
24 March 1987, Brazilian
Association football player

Ron SimmonsRon Simmons
15 May 1958, American
Wrestlers
Reggie LewisReggie Lewis
21 November 1965, American
Basketball player

Randall CunninghamRandall Cunningham
27 March 1963, American
American Football Player
Rain PryorRain Pryor
16 July 1969, American
Actress

Rodney JerkinsRodney Jerkins
29 July 1977, American
Record producer

Robin HarrisRobin Harris
30 August 1953, American
Comedian
Ralph TresvantRalph Tresvant
16 May 1968, American
Singer

Roy HibbertRoy Hibbert
11 December 1986, Jamaican, American
Basketball player
Ronald IsleyRonald Isley
21 May 1941, American
Recording artist

Ryan HowardRyan Howard
19 November 1979, American
Baseball player

Roger MillaRoger Milla
20 May 1952, Cameroonian
Footballer

Ronde BarberRonde Barber
07 April 1975, American
American football player
Ray MercerRay Mercer
04 April 1961, American
Boxer, Kickboxer
Robert GossettRobert Gossett
03 March 1954, American
Actor

Rosalind CashRosalind Cash
31 December 1938, American
Actress

Roy AyersRoy Ayers
10 September 1940, American
Musician

Rashard LewisRashard Lewis
08 August 1979, American
Basketball Player
Richard BlackwoodRichard Blackwood
16 May 1972, British
comedian, stand-up comedian

Robert GlasperRobert Glasper
05 April 1978, American
Singer-songwriter

Ron DellumsRon Dellums
24 November 1935, American
Politician

Ron CarterRon Carter
04 May 1937, American
Musician

Ruth BrownRuth Brown
12 January 1928, American
Singer-songwriter
Ramsey LewisRamsey Lewis
27 May 1935, American
Radio personality, Jazz musician, Pianist

Rigobert SongRigobert Song
01 July 1976, Cameroonian
Footballer
Rudy GestedeRudy Gestede
10 October 1988, Beninese, French
Association football player

Ron BrownRon Brown
01 August 1941, American
Politician
Robert SobukweRobert Sobukwe
05 December 1924, South African
Politician
Rashidi YekiniRashidi Yekini
23 October 1963, Nigerian
Footballer