Who is the famous black man? Martin Luther King, Jr. No single African American in history is perhaps as famous as Martin Luther King, Jr. A federal holiday on the third Monday each January celebrates his legacy. Entire sections of textbooks are devoted to his civil rights activism in the 1950s and 1960s.
Who are famous black men?
- Denzel Washington. Famous Movies: Antwone Fisher, The Book of Eli, Glory, Malcolm X, The Hurricane, Flight, The Equalizer.
- Morgan Freeman.
- Samuel L.
- Will Smith.
- Laurence Fishburne.
- Forest Whitaker.
- Mekhi Phifer.
- Chadwick Boseman.
Who is the most famous African American actress?
- 8- Whoopi Goldberg. Before being an established host on the View, Whoopi Goldberg established herself as a successful actress.
- 7- Ethel Waters.
- 6- Dorothy Dandridge.
- 5- Cicely Tyson.
- 4- Hattie McDaniel.
- 3- Angela Bassett.
- 2- Gail Fisher.
- 1- Oprah Winfrey.
What black celebrities are related?
- Monica and Ludacris are cousins.
- Marques Houston and former B2K member J-Boog are first cousins.
- Angela and Vanessa Simmons and Ming Lee.
- Gabrielle Union and Rapper Saweetie Are Cousins.
- Brandy, Ray J and Snoop Dogg Are All Cousins.
- Fantasia & K-Ci & JoJo Are Cousins.