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 Serena Williams, Sadio Mané, Shock G, Sean Combs, Seal 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 lyricists & songwriters. This list of black celebrities whose names start with S includes people from United States, France, England, Zimbabwe and many more countries.
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 1 
Serena Williams
(One of the Greatest Tennis Players of All-Time)
Serena Williams
132
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
36
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 10, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sédhiou
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 3 
Sam Cooke
(Singer-songwriter)
Sam Cooke
28
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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Sade
(Frontwoman of the Soul Band Sade)
Sade
15
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 16, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ibadan, Nigeria
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
Black Celebrity Names:
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Stormzy
(Rapper)
Stormzy
20
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 26, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Croydon
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 6 
Sean Combs
(Rapper and Record Producer Known for His Albums: ‘No Way Out’ , ‘Forever’ and ‘Press Play’)
Sean Combs
20
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 4, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
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
13
Birthdate: February 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Died: January 6, 2022
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 8 
Spike Lee
(Film director)
Spike Lee
26
Birthdate: March 20, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
Black Celebrity Names:
 9 
Sugar Ray Leonard
(One of the Greatest Boxers of All Time)
Sugar Ray Leonard
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 17, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 10 
Sugar Ray Robinson
(One of the Greatest Boxers of All Time)
Sugar Ray Robinson
11
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
15
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 19, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 12 
Sean Taylor
(American football player)
Sean Taylor
18
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)
Black Celebrity Names:
 13 
Sonny Liston
(American Professional Boxer)
Sonny Liston
15
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 
Shaggy
(Reggae Musician & DJ With Hits Like 'It Wasn't Me'. 'Boombastic' and 'In The Summertime')
Shaggy
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 22, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Black Celebrity Names:
 15 
Shawn Wayans
(Actor and Comedian)
Shawn Wayans
5
Birthdate: January 19, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
Ski Mask the Slump God
11
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 18, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Sean Paul
(Rapper)
Sean Paul
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 9, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
 18 
Shirley Chisholm
(Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York's 12th District (1969 - 1983))
Shirley Chisholm
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 30, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 1, 2005
Black Celebrity Names:
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Shirley Bassey
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 8, 1937
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tiger Bay, Cardiff, Wales
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 20 
Samuel Eto'o
(Footballer)
Samuel Eto'o
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Black Celebrity Names:
 21 
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)
 22 
Sean Kingston
(Rapper Best Known for His Hit Songs: 'Beautiful Girls', 'Fire Burning' and 'Take You There')
Sean Kingston
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Sherman Hemsley
5
Birthdate: February 1, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 24, 2012
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 24 
Shari Headley
(Actress and Model Best Known for Her Role as ‘Lisa McDowell’ in the Film ‘Coming to America’)
Shari Headley
3
Birthdate: July 15, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Solange Knowles
(Singer, Songwriter & Performance Artist)
Solange Knowles
21
Birthdate: June 24, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 26 
Shonda Rhimes
(Television Producer)
Shonda Rhimes
15
Birthdate: January 13, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chicago
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 27 
Sarah Baartman
(A Freak Show Attraction)
Sarah Baartman
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1787 AD
Birthplace: Gamtoos River, Kouga Local Municipality, South Africa
Died: 1815 AD
 28 
Sinbad
(Stand-up comedian)
Sinbad
5
Birthdate: November 10, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 29 
Summer Walker
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
 30 
Stokely Carmichael
(Key Leader of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States)
Stokely Carmichael
8
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 29, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Died: November 15, 1998
 31 
Solomon Northup
5
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 10, 1807
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Minerva, New York
Died: 1863 AD
 32 
Stefon Diggs
(American football player)
Stefon Diggs
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 29, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 33 
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)
 34 
Serge Ibaka
(Basketball player)
Serge Ibaka
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 18, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)
 35 
Sammy Sosa
(Baseball player)
Sammy Sosa
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Pedro De Macoris, Dominican Republic
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 36 
Satchel Paige
(American Professional Baseball Pitcher)
Satchel Paige
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 7, 1906
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Died: June 8, 1982
 37 
Shameik Moore
(Known for Voicing Miles Morales/Spider-Man in the Film 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse')
Shameik Moore
11
Birthdate: May 4, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 38 
Stefflon Don
(Rapper)
Stefflon Don
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 14, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 39 
Stephon Marbury
(Basketball player)
Stephon Marbury
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 20, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 40 
Sunny Hostin
(Lawyer, Journalist and Co-Host on ABC's Morning Talk Show 'The View')
Sunny Hostin
6
Birthdate: October 20, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 41 
Sami Khedira
(Former footballer central midfielder position)
Sami Khedira
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 42 
Schoolboy Q
(American Rapper Best Known for His Albums: ‘Setbacks’, ‘Habits & Contradictions’ and ‘Oxymoron’)
Schoolboy Q
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 26, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wiesbaden, Germany
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 43 
Sonequa Martin-Green
13
Birthdate: March 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Russellville, Alabama, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 44 
Shar Jackson
(Actress)
Shar Jackson
6
Birthdate: August 31, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 45 
S. Epatha Merkerson
(Film Actress)
S. Epatha Merkerson
8
Birthdate: November 28, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 46 
Sherri Shepherd
7
Birthdate: April 22, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 47 
Shelton Benjamin
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 48 
Sharon Leal
(Actress)
Sharon Leal
0
Birthdate: October 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 49 
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
 50 
Stephen Marley
(Jamaican-American Musician and Son of Singer Bob Marley)
Stephen Marley
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 20, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States