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Who Is The Most Famous Black In The World?

Updated February 22, 2021 524 votes 22 voters 30.6k views65 items

List RulesVote up everyone you recognize with the last name Black.

How many celebrities with the last name Black can you think of? The famous Blacks below have many different professions, including notable actors with the last name Black, famous musicians named Black, and even athletes named Black.

Jack Black is certainly one of the most famous Blacks on this list. One of the famous actors and musicians with the last name Black, he found success with his comedic rock band Tenacious D before breaking out as an actor. He went on to star in such films as Bernie, School of Rock, and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.

Another of the famous people with the last name Black is Lewis Black. He is a comedian famous for his political rants. He is a regular on The Daily Show and appeared in the miniseries Madoff. Michael Ian Black is another celebrity comedian with the last name Black. 

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people with the last name Black? Just add them to the list!

  • Jack Black1

    Jack Black


    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, USA

    Jack Black (born Thomas Jacob Black; August 28, 1969) is an American actor, comedian,...  more

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  • Lewis Black2

    Lewis Black


    BirthplaceSilver Spring, Maryland, United States of America

    Lewis Niles Black (born August 30, 1948) is an American stand-up comedian, author, playwright,...  more

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  • Karen Black3

    Karen Black


    BirthplaceUSA, Park Ridge, Illinois

    Karen Blanche Black (née Ziegler; July 1, 1939 – August 8, 2013) was an American actress,...  more

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  • Clint Black4

    Clint Black


    BirthplaceLong Branch, New Jersey, USA

    Clint Patrick Black (born February 4, 1962) is an American country music singer, songwriter,...  more


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  • Dustin Lance Black5

    BirthplaceSacramento, California, United States of America

    Dustin Lance Black (born 10 June 1974) is an American screenwriter, director, film and...  more

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  • Michael Ian Black6

    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

    Michael Ian Black (born Michael Ian Schwartz; August 12, 1971) is an American comedian, actor,...  more

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  • Rebecca Black7

    Rebecca Black


    BirthplaceIrvine, California, United States of America

    Rebecca Renee Black (born June 21, 1997) is an American YouTuber and singer who gained...  more

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  • Lucas Black8

    Lucas Black


    BirthplaceUSA, Alabama, Decatur

    Lucas York Black (born November 29, 1982) is an American film and television actor. He is best...  more
  • Cilla Black9

    Cilla Black


    BirthplaceLiverpool, United Kingdom

    Priscilla Maria Veronica White OBE (27 May 1943 – 1 August 2015), better known as Cilla Black,...  more

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  • Shane Black10

    Shane Black


    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Shane Black (born December 16, 1961) is an American filmmaker and actor who has written such...  more
  • Claudia Black11

    Claudia Black


    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Claudia Lee Black (born 11 October 1972) is an Australian actress and voice actress, best...  more
  • Dan Black12

    Dan Black


    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Daniel Black (born 16 November 1976) is a British recording artist and vocalist. He was also a...  more
  • Bill Black13

    Bill Black


    BirthplaceMemphis, Tennessee, United States of America

    William Patton Black Jr. (September 17, 1926 – October 21, 1965) was an American musician and...  more
  • Pippa Black14

    Pippa Black


    BirthplaceFerntree Gully, Melbourne, Australia

    Pippa Black (born 16 October 1982) is an Australian actress. From 2005 to 2009, Black played...  more
  • James Black15

    James Black


    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana

    James Black is a drummer....  more
  • Lisa Hartman Black16

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, USA

    Lisa Hartman Black (born June 1, 1956) is an American actress and singer. ...  more

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  • Mary Black17

    Mary Black


    BirthplaceDublin, Republic of Ireland

    Mary Black (born 23 May 1955) is an Irish folk singer. She is well known as an interpreter of...  more
  • Jet Black18

    Jet Black


    BirthplaceIlford, London, United Kingdom

    Jet Black (born Brian John Duffy, 26 August 1938) is an English drummer and founding member of...  more
  • Jully Black19

    Jully Black


    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Jully Black (born Jullyann Inderia Gordon; November 8, 1977) is a Canadian singer-songwriter,...  more
  • Jimmy Carl Black20

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, El Paso

    James Carl Inkanish, Jr. (February 1, 1938 – November 1, 2008), known professionally as Jimmy...  more
  • Joanne Black21

    Joanne Black


    BirthplaceCavan, Republic of Ireland

    Joanne Black (born 25 October 1974 in County Cavan, Ireland) is a stylist based in Los...  more
  • Chauncey Black22

    Chauncey Black


    BirthplacePaterson, New Jersey

    Blackstreet (often stylized as BLACKstreet), is an American R&B group founded in 1991 by...  more
  • Holly Black23

    Holly Black


    BirthplaceWest Long Branch, New Jersey

    Holly Black née Riggenbach (born November 10, 1971) is an American writer and editor best...  more
  • Roger Black24

    Roger Black


    BirthplacePortsmouth, United Kingdom

    Roger Anthony Black MBE (born 31 March 1966) is a British retired athlete. During his...  more
  • Don Black25

    Don Black


    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Don Black, (born 21 June 1938) is an English lyricist. His works have included numerous...  more