Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With U

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Discover the famous black people whose name starts with U. The list includes people like Usain Bolt, Uhuru Kenyatta, Uriah Hall, Udonis Haslem, Uzo Aduba and many more. This list of black celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. Black people featured on this list, include political leaders, football players, american football players and presidents. This list of black celebrities whose names start with U includes people from United States, Nigeria, Mozambique, England and many more countries.
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 1 
Usain Bolt
(Olympic athlete)
Usain Bolt
61
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 21, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sherwood Content, Jamaica
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Uzo Aduba
(Actress)
Uzo Aduba
13
Birthdate: February 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Uhuru Kenyatta
(President of Kenya)
Uhuru Kenyatta
14
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 26, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nairobi
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Uriah Hall
(First UFC Fighter in History to Win a Fight Without Throwing a Single Strike)
Uriah Hall
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 31, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Spanish Town, Jamaica
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Umaru Musa Yar'Adua
( Nigerian Politician Who Served as the 13th President of the Country )
Umaru Musa Yar'Adua
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 16, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Katsina, Nigeria
Died: May 5, 2010
 6 
Usman Garuba
(Basketball player)
Usman Garuba
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 9, 2002
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
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Ugo Monye
(Rugby union player)
Ugo Monye
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 13, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Islington
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 8 
Ursula Burns
(Former CEO of Xerox (2009 - 2016) and First Black Woman to be CEO of Fortune 500 Company)
Ursula Burns
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 20, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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Uzoma Nwachukwu
(American Football player)
Uzoma Nwachukwu
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 15, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Allen, Texas, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 10 
Umaro Sissoco Embaló
(6th President of Guinea-Bissau)
Umaro Sissoco Embaló
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 23, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
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Ursula Owusu
(Member of the Ghana Parliament and Minister of Communications and Digitalisation)
Ursula Owusu
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 20, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: kim Oda, Ghana
 12 
Umaro Embaló
(Portuguese Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Forward )
Umaro Embaló
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 6, 2001
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Udonis Haslem
(Basketball player)
Udonis Haslem
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 9, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Miami, Florida
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 14 
Ulrich Meleke
(Footballer Centre-Back)
Ulrich Meleke
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 24, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Uria Simango
(Politician)
Uria Simango
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 15, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mozambique
Died: 1979 AD
 16 
Utoni Nujoma
(Politician)
Utoni Nujoma
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 8, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Windhoek, Namibia
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Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab
(Underwear Bomber)
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab
5
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: December 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lagos
 18 
Ulysses Kay
(Composer)
Ulysses Kay
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona, United States
Died: May 20, 1995
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Ummy Mwalimu
(Politician)
Ummy Mwalimu
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 5, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tanzania
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Ulisses Garcia
(Footballer left-back position)
Ulisses Garcia
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Almada, Portugal
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Uzodinma Iweala
(Nigerian-American Author and Doctor Known for Authoring the Novel ‘Beasts of No Nation’)
Uzodinma Iweala
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 5, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
 22 
Ubah Hassan
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 27, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Somalia
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Ulrich van Gobbel
(Footballer - Defender for Netherlands)
Ulrich van Gobbel
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paramaribo, Suriname
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 24 
Unoosha
(Singer)
Unoosha
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Malé, Maldives
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Uche Nwaneri
(American Football Player)
Uche Nwaneri
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 20, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Ungulani Ba Ka Khosa
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 1, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Inhaminga, Mozambique
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Uga Okpara
(Association football player)
Uga Okpara
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 28, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nigeria
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 28 
Ulisses Correia e Silva
(Prime Minister of Cape Verde)
Ulisses Correia e Silva
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 4, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Praia, Cape Verde
 29 
Ukawsaw Gronniosaw
(The First Published African Writer in Britain)
Ukawsaw Gronniosaw
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1705 AD
Birthplace: Nigeria
Died: September 28, 1775
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Ufomba Kamalu
(American football player)
Ufomba Kamalu
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 2, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fayetteville, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
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Uche Kalu
(Footballer)
Uche Kalu
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 16, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nigeria
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UrLocalBlackGuy
(TikTok Star)
UrLocalBlackGuy
0
Birthdate: July 2, 2003
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nigeria
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Uncle Azeez
(TikTok Star)
Uncle Azeez
0
Birthdate: October 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nigeria
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Uncle Ellis
(Trinidadian Instagram and YouTube Singer)
Uncle Ellis
0
Listed In: Instagram Stars
Birthdate: August 14, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Port Of Spain, Trinidad And Tobago
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Uncle Rafool
(YouTube Star)
Uncle Rafool
0
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: November 19, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Port Harcourt, Nigeria
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Uwani Aliyu
(YouTube Star)
Uwani Aliyu
0
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: July 10, 1996
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nigeria