Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With Z

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Discover the famous black people whose name starts with Z. The list includes people like Zoë Kravitz, Zazie Beetz, Zora Neale Hurston, Zahara Jolie-Pitt, Zaya Perysian and many more. This list of black celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. Black people featured on this list, include football players, actresses, political leaders and american football players. This list of black celebrities whose names start with Z includes people from United States, South Africa, England, Liberia and many more countries.
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Zoë Kravitz
(Actress Best Known for Her Role in 'The Divergent' and 'Fantastic Beasts' Film Series)
Zoë Kravitz
86
Birthdate: December 1, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Venice, Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Zazie Beetz
(Actress Best Known for Her Comedy Series ‘Atlanta’ and Anthology Series ‘Easy’)
Zazie Beetz
33
Birthdate: May 25, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mitte, Berlin, Germany
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Zora Neale Hurston
(Folklorist, Anthropologist)
Zora Neale Hurston
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Birthdate: January 7, 1891
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Notasulga
Died: January 28, 1960
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Za'Darius Smith
(American Football player)
Za'Darius Smith
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 8, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Zara Cully
(Actress)
Zara Cully
0
Birthdate: January 26, 1892
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 28, 1978
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Zakaria Aboukhlal
(Footballer forward)
Zakaria Aboukhlal
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 18, 2000
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Zewditu
(Empress of Ethiopia (1916 - 1930))
Zewditu
5
Birthdate: April 28, 1876
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Werreyimenu, Wollo
Died: April 2, 1930
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Zab Judah
(American Former Professional Boxer Who Competed From 1996 to 2019)
Zab Judah
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 27, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brownsville, New York, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Zack Moss
(American Football player)
Zack Moss
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 15, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hialeah Gardens, Florida, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Ziaire Williams
(Basketball player)
Ziaire Williams
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 12, 2001
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lancaster, California, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
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Zhaire Smith
(Basketball player)
Zhaire Smith
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 4, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Garland, Texas, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Zavier Simpson
(Basketball player)
Zavier Simpson
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 11, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lima, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Ziwe Fumudoh
(Comedian and Writer known for her satiric commentary)
Ziwe Fumudoh
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Birthdate: February 27, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Zakes Mokae
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Birthdate: August 5, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
Died: September 11, 2009
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Zach Brown
(American football player)
Zach Brown
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 23, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Zeke Nnaji
(Basketball player)
Zeke Nnaji
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 9, 2001
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
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Zeke Upshaw
(Basketball player)
Zeke Upshaw
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 27, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: March 26, 2018
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
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Zharnel Hughes
(British Sprinter)
Zharnel Hughes
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 13, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: The Valley, Anguilla
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Zari Hassan
(For marrying Ivan Semwanga)
Zari Hassan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 23, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jinja, Uganda
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Zach Fulton
(American Football Player)
Zach Fulton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 23, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Zach Cunningham
(American football player)
Zach Cunningham
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 12, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pinson, Alabama, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Zé Luís
(Footballer striker position)
Zé Luís
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 24, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fogo, Cape Verde
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Zaytoven
(Record producer)
Zaytoven
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 12, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
 24 
Zelmo Beaty
(Basketball player, Basketball coach)
Zelmo Beaty
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 25, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hillister, Texas, United States
Died: August 27, 2013
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
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Zersenay Tadese
(Long-distance track and road running athlete)
Zersenay Tadese
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 8, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Adi Bana, Derg Eritrea
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Zane Frazier
(American Former Karateka, Kickboxer and Mixed Martial Artist)
Zane Frazier
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 16, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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Zach Kerr
(American Football Player)
Zach Kerr
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 29, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Zahra Newman
(Actress)
Zahra Newman
0
Birthplace: Port Antonio, Jamaica
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Zahara Jolie-Pitt
(Adopted Daughter of Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt)
Zahara Jolie-Pitt
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 8, 2005
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Awasa, Ethiopia
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Zoe Smith
(British Weightlifter)
Zoe Smith
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 26, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Greenwich, London, England
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Zitto Kabwe
(Politician)
Zitto Kabwe
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 24, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kigoma, Tanzania
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Zah Rahan Krangar
(Association football player)
Zah Rahan Krangar
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 7, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Monrovia, Liberia
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Zay Jones
(American football player)
Zay Jones
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 30, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Zaya Perysian
(TikTok Star)
Zaya Perysian
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Birthdate: April 30, 2002
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lowell, Michigan, United States
Zenani Mandela
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Zezinho
(Footballer midfielder position)
Zezinho
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 23, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Zaine Francis-Angol
(Footballer left back or left winger)
Zaine Francis-Angol
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 30, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Waltham Forest, England
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Zé Roberto
(Football Left Wing-Back, Midfielder)
Zé Roberto
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 6, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 39 
Zerai Deres
(Former Legend and a folk hero of anticolonialism and antifascism both in Eritrea and Ethiopia)
Zerai Deres
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 1914 AD
Birthplace: Eritrea
Died: July 6, 1945
 40 
Z. K. Matthews
(Politician, Anthropologist)
Z. K. Matthews
0
Birthdate: October 20, 1901
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dikgatlong Local Municipality, South Africa
Died: May 11, 1968
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Zara Moussa
(Singer)
Zara Moussa
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 1980 AD
Birthplace: Niamey, Niger
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Zinash Tayachew
(The First Lady of Ethiopia)
Zinash Tayachew
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 13, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gondar, Ethiopia
 43 
Zororo Makamba
(Journalist)
Zororo Makamba
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Birthdate: January 17, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe
Died: March 23, 2020
 44 
Zeus
(Rapper, songwriter, businessman)
Zeus
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Serowe, Botswana
 45 
Zeynab Habib
(Singer-songwriter)
Zeynab Habib
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 25, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
 46 
Zaine Pierre
(Footballer Midfielder)
Zaine Pierre
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 21, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dennery, Saint Lucia
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 47 
Zach Norvell Jr.
(Basketball Player)
Zach Norvell Jr.
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 9, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Zakia Hussein
(Politician)
Zakia Hussein
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthplace: Somalia
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Zee Edgell
(Author of Beka Lamb (1982))
Zee Edgell
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 21, 1940
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Belize City, Belize
Died: December 20, 2020
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Zahra Mohamed Ahmad
(Human rights activist)
Zahra Mohamed Ahmad
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 1952 AD
Birthplace: Somalia