Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With S

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Discover the famous black people whose name starts with S. The list includes people like Shock G, Sadio Mané, Serena Williams, Sean Combs, Stormzy and many more. This list of black celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. Black people featured on this list, include football players, political leaders, basketball players and american football players. This list of black celebrities whose names start with S includes people from United States, France, England, Nigeria and many more countries.
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 1 
Serena Williams
(One of the Greatest Tennis Players of All-Time)
Serena Williams
151
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 26, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 2 
Sadio Mané
(Footballer)
Sadio Mané
47
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 10, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sédhiou
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 3 
Sam Cooke
(Singer-songwriter)
Sam Cooke
34
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 22, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States
Died: December 11, 1964
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Black Celebrity Names:
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Sidney Poitier
(Director and the First African-American to Win an Academy Award for Best Actor)
Sidney Poitier
18
Birthdate: February 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Died: January 6, 2022
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
Black Celebrity Names:
 5 
Sade
(Frontwoman of the Soul Band Sade)
Sade
26
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 16, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ibadan, Nigeria
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 6 
Stormzy
(Rapper)
Stormzy
25
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 26, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Croydon
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
Black Celebrity Names:
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Sugar Ray Leonard
(One of the Greatest Boxers of All Time)
Sugar Ray Leonard
17
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 17, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 8 
Spike Lee
(Film director)
Spike Lee
30
Birthdate: March 20, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
Black Celebrity Names:
 9 
Sean Combs
(Rapper and Record Producer Known for His Albums: ‘No Way Out’ , ‘Forever’ and ‘Press Play’)
Sean Combs
30
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 4, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 10 
Sugar Ray Robinson
(One of the Greatest Boxers of All Time)
Sugar Ray Robinson
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 3, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ailey, Georgia, United States
Died: April 12, 1989
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Black Celebrity Names:
 11 
Seal
(Singer-songwriter)
Seal
17
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 19, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 12 
Sean Paul
(Jamaican Singer and Rapper)
Sean Paul
15
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 9, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Black Celebrity Names:
 13 
Sonny Liston
(American Professional Boxer)
Sonny Liston
20
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 8, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sand Slough, Arkansas, United States
Died: December 30, 1970
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 14 
Shawn Wayans
(Actor and Comedian)
Shawn Wayans
7
Birthdate: January 19, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
Black Celebrity Names:
 15 
Sean Taylor
(American football player)
Sean Taylor
23
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 1, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Florida City, Florida, United States
Died: November 27, 2007
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 16 
Shaggy
(Reggae Musician & DJ With Hits Like 'It Wasn't Me'. 'Boombastic' and 'In The Summertime')
Shaggy
10
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 22, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Black Celebrity Names:
Ski Mask the Slump God
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 18, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 18 
Shirley Bassey
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 8, 1937
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tiger Bay, Cardiff, Wales
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
Black Celebrity Names:
 19 
Steve McNair
(American Football Player)
Steve McNair
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mount Olive, Mississippi, USA
Died: July 4, 2009
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 20 
Shirley Chisholm
(Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York's 12th District (1969 - 1983))
Shirley Chisholm
12
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 30, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 1, 2005
Black Celebrity Names:
 21 
Samuel Eto'o
(Footballer)
Samuel Eto'o
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 22 
Sherman Hemsley
6
Birthdate: February 1, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 24, 2012
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
Black Celebrity Names:
 23 
Sean Kingston
(Rapper Best Known for His Hit Songs: 'Beautiful Girls', 'Fire Burning' and 'Take You There')
Sean Kingston
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 24 
Swae Lee
(Rapper and Singer Known for His Singles ‘No Flex Zone’, ‘No Type’ and ‘Black Beatles’)
Swae Lee
12
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 7, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Inglewood, California, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Black Celebrity Names:
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Sammy Sosa
(Baseball player)
Sammy Sosa
17
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Pedro De Macoris, Dominican Republic
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 26 
Stefon Diggs
(American football player)
Stefon Diggs
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 29, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 27 
Shonda Rhimes
(Television Producer)
Shonda Rhimes
17
Birthdate: January 13, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chicago
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 28 
Shari Headley
(Actress and Model Best Known for Her Role as ‘Lisa McDowell’ in the Film ‘Coming to America’)
Shari Headley
4
Birthdate: July 15, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 29 
Sinbad
(Stand-up comedian)
Sinbad
8
Birthdate: November 10, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 30 
Scatman Crothers
(Actor and Musician)
Scatman Crothers
5
Birthdate: May 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Terre Haute, Indiana, United States
Died: November 22, 1986
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 31 
Summer Walker
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
 32 
Stokely Carmichael
(Key Leader of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States)
Stokely Carmichael
10
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 29, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Died: November 15, 1998
 33 
Solange Knowles
(Singer, Songwriter & Performance Artist)
Solange Knowles
24
Birthdate: June 24, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 34 
Satchel Paige
(American Professional Baseball Pitcher)
Satchel Paige
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 7, 1906
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Died: June 8, 1982
 35 
Solomon Northup
5
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 10, 1807
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Minerva, New York
Died: 1863 AD
 36 
Shameik Moore
(Known for Voicing Miles Morales/Spider-Man in the Film 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse')
Shameik Moore
13
Birthdate: May 4, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 37 
Serge Ibaka
(Basketball player)
Serge Ibaka
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 18, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)
 38 
S. Epatha Merkerson
(Film Actress)
S. Epatha Merkerson
15
Birthdate: November 28, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 39 
Shar Jackson
(Actress)
Shar Jackson
7
Birthdate: August 31, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 40 
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
(Gospel Singer-Songwriter and Guitarist Known for Using Heavy Distortion on Her Electric Guitar)
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 20, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cotton Plant, Arkansas, United States
Died: October 9, 1973
 41 
Sharon Leal
(Actress)
Sharon Leal
1
Birthdate: October 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 42 
Stephon Marbury
(Basketball player)
Stephon Marbury
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 20, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 43 
Stephen Marley
(Jamaican-American Musician and Son of Singer Bob Marley)
Stephen Marley
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 20, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States
 44 
Sonequa Martin-Green
15
Birthdate: March 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Russellville, Alabama, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 45 
Sherri Shepherd
8
Birthdate: April 22, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 46 
Stephon Gilmore
(American football cornerback)
Stephon Gilmore
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 19, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: , Rock Hill, South Carolina, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 47 
Sami Khedira
(Former footballer central midfielder position)
Sami Khedira
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 48 
Sunny Hostin
(Lawyer, Journalist and Co-Host on ABC's Morning Talk Show 'The View')
Sunny Hostin
12
Birthdate: October 20, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 49 
Shelton Benjamin
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 50 
Sylvester
(Singer-songwriter)
Sylvester
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 6, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Watts, California, United States
Died: December 16, 1988