Black is considered as one of the most beautiful colors for everything like cars, bikes, dresses, wallets, etc but when it comes to skin color then most of the people show the racist inside them by talking nasty about them. But they don’t that world’s most expensive model also has black skin. Colour is a god gifted thing and it is our duty to appreciate all the skin tone especially black skin color. There are many black female celebrities out there who don’t have a white skin tone but still rocks in their life and profession. Their skin tone doesn’t hamper their work in fact becomes a mark of respect. Here is a list of 30 most gorgeous black female celebrities.
Most Gorgeous Black Female Celebrities
1. Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson was born on 16th of May, 1966 in Gary, Indiana. The gorgeous lady tops our list of leading Black Female Celebrities as she has many talents like singing, dancing, acting. She is also a songwriter. She is known for her music that is innovative and sexually provocative and is so powerful that it will take your heart away. She has 2 Grammy Awards and many other awards embracing her home for her music like Nasty, Together Again and many more.
2. Gina Torres
Gina Torres is a well-known actress and one of the top black female celebrities in USA. She was born on April 25, 1969, in Manhattan, New York. She is widely known for her character of Jessica Pearson in ‘Suits’. She has been a part of various TV shows like Hercules, Xena: Warrior Princess, etc. Her skin color didn’t affect her career rather she won an ALMA Award for the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Syndicate Drama Series.
3. Jada Pinkett Smith
This black beauty took birth on September 18 in the year 1971. She has a brilliant acting skill but she is also a singer, songwriter, dancer, and entrepreneur. This US beauty started her career from ‘True Colours’ and had acted in over 20 films of different genres. She married Will Smith and has 2 beautiful children.
4. Serena Williams
Everyone knows Serena Williams for her game of Tennis. She has been ranked as World No 1 in singles by WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) on 8 occasions from 2002 to 2017. She is regarded as the greatest Tennis Player of all time. She has won many awards for her unbeatable performance in sports. She has faced a lot of racism and criticism for her body and color but nothing has stopped her from achieving her dreams. She also supports education and health care for unprivileged people.
5. Solange Knowles
Solange was born on 24th June 1986 in Houston, Texas. She is a very talented singer as her sister Beyonce. She also excels in the field of dancing, acting, and songwriting. She started her career as a backup dancer for her sister’s music album Destiny’s Child and now she is a winner of Grammy Awards and BET Awards. Her first studio album was released when she was 16 and after this, she has been literally unstoppable.
6. Taraji P. Henson
Taraji Henson was born on September 11, 1970, in Washington, D.C., U.S. She is an actress, singer, and author.The gorgeous lady can’t be missed in the top Black Female Celebrities list. She has also won The Academy Award and named as one of the most influential people in the world by ‘Time 100 list’. Her movies are also nominated in Oscars like Hidden Figures, etc. She has shown her marvelous acting skills in TV series like ‘Empire’ and other films like ‘Person of Interest’. She was also voted as one of “The 10 Sexiest Women of 2001” by the readers of ‘Black Men’ magazine.
7. Viola Davis
Viola was born in St. Matthews, South Carolina on 11th of August, 1965. She is a very famous actress and producer. She is the only black woman who is nominated for three Academy Awards and has won one Academy Award. She is the only black actress who has won the Triple Crown of Acting. She was also nominated as one of the most influential people by Times 100. She is also a charity ambassador
8. Oprah Winfrey
Oprah is a very famous host who was born on January 29, 1954. Her birthplace is Kosciusko, Mississippi. She is not only a talk show host but also a Media Proprietor, actress, producer, and philanthropist. Oprah had once said, “Don’t worry about becoming successful but work toward being significant and the success will naturally follow”. She is considered to be one of the greatest black philanthropists in American history. Oprah was awarded the ‘Presidential Medal of Freedom’ by Barack Obama and honorary doctorate degrees from Harvard and Duke. Also, ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ is one oh highest top-rated shows. But she has seen the face of poverty before coming to this limelight. She is a true inspiration for everyone.
9. Ashleigh Murray
Ashleigh was born on January 18, 1988, in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S. Ashleigh is a singer and an actress. She plays the character of Josie McCoy in the show ‘Josie and the Pussycats’. The 29-year-old stunner has also starred in the lead role of the Netflix produced Sundance film ‘Deidra and Laney Rob a Train’.
10. Jennifer Hudson
She was born on September 12, 1981in Chicago, Illinois, US and she is a very famous singer and actress. She was a finalist of the third season of ‘American Idol’ in 2004 and from there she came into this business. She has won many awards like an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA and also a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actress and also won a Grammy Award.
11. Laila Ali
Laila Ali is a very famous boxer who was born on December 30, 1977, in Miami Beach, Florida, U.S. She learned the value of boxing from her father who was a legendary boxing champion. He is none other than Muhammad Ali. Laila Ali is a former professional boxer. She started her career in boxing in the year 1999 and retired in the year 2007. She was unbeatable in her career and has won many titles of boxing.
12. Arlenis Sosa
Arlenis Sosa took birth on May 7, 1989, in the Dominican Republic. She is one of the most attractive black female models. She is famous for the Victoria Secret works. She is the epitome of beauty and currently, she is a spokesmodel for Lancome. Her name is enough to show the reality to all the racist.
13. Eva Marcille
Eva was born on October 30, 1984, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. How can we miss this stunning African-American model in the Black Female Celebrities list, who is also an actress and a TV host and an inspiration for many. She won the third season of America’s Top Model at the age of 19. After that her career in modeling started and she was also featured in various magazine covers like Cosmopolitan, Women’s Health and Fitness and Essence. She looks stunning because of her hourglass shape.
14. Yaya DaCosta
Yaya is an African- American model who was born on November 15, 1982, in Harlem, New York, U.S. She was the runner-up on the third season of America’s Top Model and then she became an actress. She had acted as Nurse April in ‘Chicago Med’. The beautiful actress has also appeared in commercials for Garnier, Sephora, Radioshack and for many more. In the year 2015, she played Whitney Houston in her biopic ‘Whitney’.
15. Aja Naomi King
Aja Naomi is a famous black actress on January 11, 1985, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. Aja Naomi King plays ‘Michaela Pratt’ in ‘How to Get Away With Murder’. She is the most talented black actresses in Hollywood at the moment.
16. Noemie Lenoir
Noemie was listed as one of the most successful black models by photographer Annie Leibovitz. Noemie Lenoir was born on September 19, 1979, in Les Ulis, France. She looks exactly like a Goddess. This French model has worked with most famous brands like Gucci, Victoria’s Secret, L’Oreal, Marks and Spencer and Gap and many others. This helped a lot in getting her recognition.
17. Selita Ebanks
Selita Ebanks took birth on February 17, 1983, in George Town, Cayman Islands. She has established herself as the most smoking hot model who has worked as Victoria’s Secret Angel from 2005 to 2009. She has worked with many high fashion brands like Ralph Lauren and Neiman Marcus etc. Magazines like Vogue, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and Glamour has featured Selita as their cover girl. She was also ranked as the twelfth highest-paid supermodel, in the year 2008. She grabbed the 4th rank on the list of ‘99 Most Desirable Women’ by Askmen.com.
18. Lupita Nyong’o
March 1, 1983, was the magical day because on this day an actress was born in Mexico City. She is none other than Lupita Nyong’o. Initially, this goddess had started her career as a production assistant but soon she turned into an amazing actress who has also won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in ’12 Years A Slave’. She was named as ‘The Most Beautiful Woman’ by the world and Glamour has given her the title of ‘ The Women of the Year’.
19. Chimamanda Ngozi
Chimamanda, a Nigerian beauty was born on September 15, 1977, in Enugu, Nigeria. She is not a model and neither an actress, she is a wonderful writer. This black beauty has written many novels, short stories, and non-fiction. Some of her popular books are ‘Americanah’, ‘We Should All Be Feminists’ and ‘The Thing Around Your Neck. In the Times Literary Supplement, she was described as “The most prominent of a procession of critically acclaimed young anglophone authors succeeding in attracting a new generation of readers to African literature”. She has a Masters degree in African studies. She is a most talented writer and a wonderful human being.
20. Rosario Dawson
Rosario Dawson was born on May 9, 1979, in New York, U.S. She is a fantastic actress but other than that she is a singer, comic book writer, producer, and political activist. In the year 1995, she made her on-screen debut with teenage drama ‘Kids’. She was also a part of movies like Sin City, Rent, Percy Jackson, 25th Hour and many others. She loves doing charity and therefore she is a part of many charitable organizations and she remains active for any political, social or environmental cause. In the year 2014, she featured on the list of AskMen’s 99 Most Desirable Women.
21. Tyra Banks
Tyra Banks is a famous TV personality who took birth on December 4, 1973, in Inglewood, California, U.S. She is also a famous actress, producer, entrepreneur, and a remarkable author. She has hosted the most renowned America’s Top Model. Tyra has worked as of the Angels of Victoria’s Secret. She was the first African-American woman to be featured on the cover of GQ and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Magazines.
22. Naomi Campbell
Naomi Campbell was born on May 22, 1970, in Streatham, United Kingdom. She is a famous model and actress who started working at the age of 15. She was one of the three most in-demand and recognized models of the late 1980s and the 1990s. She became one of the six models of her generation to be declared “supermodels” by the fashion industry. She has been featured on the cover of over 500 different magazines. She also created history by becoming the first black model to appear in TIME magazine.
23. Gabrielle Union
Gabrielle Union took birth on October 29, 1972, in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S. She is an actress by profession and she started her acting career in the year 1990 and ever since, she has remained very successful. She was a part of many films like ‘Isis in Bring it On’, ‘Think Like A Man’, ‘Bad Boys II’, ‘Top Five’ etc. She also involves herself in various charity works.
On October 25, 1985, a singing sensation was born in Austin, Texas, U.S Ciara Princess Harris or known popularly as ‘Ciara’ began her singing career with her album ‘Goodies’ which was a triple-platinum album. She has sold more than 23 million records all over the world. She has won many awards like three MTV Music Video Awards, three BET Awards and also a Grammy! She was also featured in the 2011 Maxim’s List of Hot 100 and she is also regarded as one of the sexiest black women in the music industry.
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25. Janelle Monae
Janelle Monae was born on December 1, 1985, in Kansas, U.S.Janelle is a Singer-songwriter, and a beautiful actress. She is very talented and she has been nominated six times for Grammy Awards. She has also acted in feature films like ‘Hidden Figures’ and ‘Moonlight’ (both of which were Academy Award-nominated) for which she received extensive appreciation and praise.
26. Kerry Washington
Kerry Washington was born on January 31, 1977, in The Bronx, New York, U. She is one of the finest actresses who has created her name through movies like ‘Django Unchained’, ‘The Last King of Scotland’ and ‘Save the Last Dance’ and other prominent films. She has also done a reoccurring role on the TV show ‘Boston Legal’. As Olivia Pope in ‘Scandal’, she was the first black lead actress on a network drama in 40 years.
27. Meagan Good
Meagan Good was born on August 8, 1981, in Panorama City, L.A, California, U.S. She is considered as the most beautiful black female celebrity in the industry. People Magazine included Meagan Good in 2016’s PEOPLE’s Most Beautiful List. The American actress began her career when she was only four and has appeared in a lot of TV shows, films, and music videos.
28. Halle Berry
Halle Berry doesn’t need any introduction as she is a heartthrob of million people. She graced this earth with her birth on August 14, 1966, in Cleveland, Ohio, U. She is an actress by profession and she is the only black actress who has won an Academy Award for Best Actress in 2017. She was also one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood. She is the best combination of beauty and talent, the actor, has also been a spokesperson for Revlon.
Cassie was born on August 26, 1986, in London, Connecticut. She is a singer, dancer, model, and a fabulous actress. She started off her career at a very young age as a model and dancer and later she moved on to singing. She made her debut in her acting career from Step Up 2: The Streets. She has a very edgy style and has an iconic way of presenting herself. She has done modeling assignments for Calvin Klein and has been featured in magazines like GQ and Bust.
30. Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys is an exceptional singer who took birth on January 25, 1981, in Manhattan, New York, U.S She songwriter, record producer, actress, and pianist. She has won 15 Grammy Awards for her singing. Can you just believe this? She is also a NY Times best-selling author – Is there anything that Alicia Keys can’t do? Well, that seems unlikely. She is as beautiful as her works.
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