55 Beautiful Black Female Celebrities We All Love

Beautiful Black Female Celebrities We All Love

There are tons of beautiful black female celebrities around the world.

From actresses and singers to businesswomen and entrepreneurs, here are 55 black women that we all love.

Aisha Tyler

Aisha Tyler has even co-hosted CBS’s The Talk and currently hosts Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Age: 49.

Place of Birth: San Francisco, California.

Most Notable Work: Criminal Minds.

Beautiful and talented, Aisha Tyler has appeared in numerous TV shows that you’re probably familiar with.

From starring in TV shows like The Ghost Whisperer to Criminal Minds, she has been acting for over 20 years.

But don’t let the pretty face fool you.

This smarty got her degree from the renowned Dartmouth College.

Aja Naomi King

A graduate of both the University of California, Santa Barbara and Yale University, Aja Naomi King has since appeared in films like Four and The Birth of a Nation.

Age: 35.

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California.

Most Notable Work: How to Get Away With Murder.

Aja Naomi King got her start in Hollywood in 2012.

While she began her career by appearing in The CW show Emily Owens, M.D., it wasn’t until her co-starring role in How to Get Away With Murder that people really began to take notice.

King is also a winner of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.

Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys has also received 17 NAACP Image Awards and 9 Billboard Music Awards.

Age: 39.

Place of Birth: New York City, New York.

Most Notable Work: “No One.”

Having begun her career straight out of high school, the New Yorker was signed at just 15 years old.

Alicia Keys has an impressive 15 Grammy Awards, five of which she received after the release of her debut album Songs in A Minor.

While her fans have been waiting patiently, the R&B singer’s most recent album has a debut date of March 2020.

A well popular black female celebrity indeed.

Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett has appeared in some of black culture and Hollywood’s favorite movies from What’s Love Got to Do with It, Malcolm X, Betty & Coretta, and Black Panther.

Age: 61.

Place of Birth: New York City, New York.

Most Notable Work: What’s Love Got to Do with It.

Putting out memorable film after film, Angela Bassett has been putting in work for the last 35 years.

She might be known for her acting on the big screen, but she has appeared in numerous TV shows, her most popular of which would have to be American Horror Story.

And while she has the talent to back it up, she also has the education.

She received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Yale University.

Beyoncé

Even with singing under her belt, Beyonce would put her acting hat on and has appeared in numerous movies like Dreamgirls and Obsessed.

Age: 38.

Place of Birth: Houston, Texas.

Most Notable Work: Single Ladies.

While she started out in the girl group Destiny’s Child, she quickly made a name for herself separately from the group.

After the group parted, Beyonce would go on to become one of the best-selling artists of all time.

And who could forget her amazing performance at Coachella 2018?

Not only does Beyonce have the beauty to leave her fans mesmerized, but she has the talent to back it up.

Bianca Lawson

Showing us that black don’t crack, Bianca Lawson is known for playing a teen in many of her roles.

Age: 40.

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California.

Most Notable Work: Pretty Little Liars.

While you’ll probably recognize Bianca Lawson from the numerous TV shows she’s appeared in, you might’ve not known that she is also Beyonce’s step sister.

With tons of classic TV shows under her belt, her long list includes Pretty Little Liars, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Steve Harvey Show, and Teen Wolf.

More recently, she earned a role in the OWN series Queen Sugar.

Brandy Norwood

Brandy has been a staple in black culture since the 1990s.

Age: 41.

Place of Birth: Mississippi, U.S.

Most Notable Work: Moesha (TV Series).

The beauty first got her start in 1996 on the show Moesha as the title star.

Shortly after, she would put out one of the biggest hit of her career, “The Boy Is Mine” alongside Monica.

If you can believe it, that song is the best-selling female duet of all time.

Also, how can we forget about Brandy bringing the first black princess to life when she appeared in Rodger’s & Hammerstein’s Cinderella?

With the beauty to back it up, this is one black celebrity that has done a lot for black culture.

Ciara, Another Black Female Celebrity

Ciara took a brief hiatus in her career before her return with "Level Up."

Age: 31.

Place of Birth: Texas, U.S.

Most Notable Work: “1,2 Step.”

It’s hard to pick Ciara’s most notable work because she put out some bangers throughout her career.

While “1, 2 Step” might have everyone on their feet, we can’t forget to include “Goodies” and “Oh.”

And that’s not all.

While the singer took a definite hiatus from music, she came back ready to change the game with “Level Up.”

This beautiful singer and dancer is the mother of two beautiful children who she raises with her husband of four years, Russell Wilson.

Dewanda Wise

Starting her acting career in 2006, DeWanda Wise appeared in small roles in movies like Precious and TV shows like Law & Order and Boardwalk Empire.

Age: 35.

Place of Birth: Maryland, U.S.

Most Notable Work: She’s Gotta Have It (TV Series).

DeWanda Wise might not have as many notable works as some of the other women on this list, but that doesn’t take away from her beauty.

It was in 2017 when she was cast in Netflix’s series remake of the 1986 Spike Lee movie She’s Gotta Have It.

The series was cancelled in 2019, but the short series already made its mark on the public.

Let’s just say we can’t wait to see what she does next.

Eva Marcille

Eva Marcille is best known for winning Cycle 3 of America's Next Top Model.

Age: 35.

Place of Birth: California, U.S.

Most Notable Work: America’s Next Top Model.

If you were a fan of America’s Next Top Model, you probably remember when Eva appeared on season 3.

While the model was beautiful, Tyra Banks put a lot of questions in our mind as to whether Eva could make it with her shorter than average height for a model.

A few weeks later, she was crowned the winner of the entire season!

While she began modeling, her career would blossom from there.

Not only has the model appeared in TV shows and The Young and the Restless and Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, but she has since become a regular on The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

Gabrielle Union

Appearing in a number of classic teen films, Gabrielle Union had roles in She’s All That, 10 Things I Hate About You, and Bring It On.

Age: 47.

Place of Birth: Omaha, Nebraska.

Most Notable Work: Being Mary Jane.

Gabrielle Union has been a staple in the acting world since 1993.

She would continue to solidify her career as an adult actor with films like Two Can Play That Game and Deliver Us From Eva.

While she would have minor appearances in TV show, her real break came in the form of her own BET series Being Mary Jane which premiered in 2014.

Outside of her career, she is also known for her memoir, We’re Going to Need More Wine.

Garcelle Beauvais

Born in Haiti, Garcelle Beauvais's family would move to Massachusetts before settling in Miami, Florida.

Age: 53.

Place of Birth: Saint-Marc, Haiti.

Most Notable Work: The Jamie Foxx Show.

Garcelle Beauvais was a staple in the late ‘90s series The Jamie Foxx Show.

Starring as Francesca Monroe, her beauty lit up the screen every time she was featured.

While The Jamie Foxx Show is her most notable work, she also appeared in NYPD Blue for three seasons.

More recently, she was cast as the newest member on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.

Halle Berry

Halle Berry's career includes films like Jungle Fever, Boomerang, B*A*P*S, and the X-Men film series.

Age: 53.

Place of Birth: Cleveland, Ohio.

Most Notable Work: Monster’s Ball.

If we go back to the ‘90s and ask most people who were the most beautiful celebrities, more times than not you’d find Halle Berry on the list.

Halle Berry’s illustrious career has shown a lot of range.

While her first professional role was on TV, she is known for her film acting.

Even with all these films, none of her films are as notable as Monster’s Ball, the film that gained her the Oscar for Best Actress.

This award made her the first black woman to win the coveted title.

She definitely represents for the over 50s well!

Issa Rae

Issa Rae's rise to fame came after her dramedy series "Insecure" which airs on HBO.

Age: 35.

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California.

Most Notable Work: Insecure.

Issa Rae’s career began in 2011 and since then, it’s taken off.

She began on a YouTube series called Awkward Black Girl before she was able to thrive in writing and acting her own HBO series Insecure.

Since then, the Stanford graduate has grown to major films like Little and The Photograph.

Jada Pinkett Smith

While Jada Pinkett began her career on TV, it was obvious that her talents were better suited for film.

Age: 48.

Place of Birth: Baltimore, Maryland.

Most Notable Work: Set It Off.

Jada Pinkett Smith is another staple from the ‘90s.

We’ve seen her beauty grace the screen in numerous black classics that include Menace II Society, Jason’s Lyric, and Set It Off.

More recently in 2017, she reunited with her Set It Off co-star, Queen Latifah, for the romantic comedy Girls Trip.

After joining the Matrix franchise in 2003, Smith is set to appear in the fourth film scheduled to be released in 2021.

Janelle Monae

Janelle Monae released her first album in 2003, but it was with the release of her 2010 album The ArchAndroid that people really began to listen.

Age: 34.

Place of Birth: Kansas City, Kansas.

Most Notable Work: Hidden Figures.

While Janelle Monae’s most notable work is probably from the 2016 film Hidden Figures, the entertainer got her start in music.

Since then, she has released numerous albums with hits like “Electric Lady” and “Django Jane.”

Her acting career continues with other acclaimed films like The Glorias and Moonlight, the latter of which won an Oscar for Best Picture.

Janet Jackson

You might recognize Janet Jackson from her roles in Good Times and Diff’rent Strokes.

Age: 53.

Place of Birth: Gary, Indiana.

Most Notable Work: Rhythm Nation.

Before the Kardashians, the famous family that everyone was talking about were the Jacksons.

While she wasn’t included in The Jackson 5, Janet created a career for herself early on.

Even so, Janet, or Ms. Jackson if you’re nasty, came into herself when she began her music career.

She took over with her albums Control and Rhythm Nation 1814.

With jams like “Together Again,” “All For You,” “Nasty,” and more, this beauty is a staple in black culture.

Jennifer Hudson

Even while Jennifer Hudson could sing everyone off the stage, most were shocked when she didn’t win American Idol.

Age: 38.

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois.

Most Notable Work: Dreamgirls.

We were first introduced to Jennifer Hudson when she tried out for American Idol.

That certainly didn’t stop her!

She would go on to star in the 2006 film Dreamgirls, a role where she earned an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

She’s continued to further her career by appearing on Broadway and a series of other films including The Secret Life of Bees.

Jordin Sparks

Jordin Sparks was the youngest person ever to win American Idol at just 17 years old.

Age: 30.

Place of Birth: Phoenix, Arizona.

Most Notable Work: No Air.

Jordin Sparks is another beautiful woman who got her start on the show American Idol.

While she’s appeared in a few acting roles as herself, the stage is always where she belonged.

With a series of awards under her belt that include NAACP Image Awards, BET Awards, and American Music Awards, she’s also known for hits like “Tattoo,” “One Step at a Time,” and “Battlefield.”

Keke Palmer

Keke Palmer's first appearance was in the film Barbershop 2: Back in Business.

Age: 26.

Place of Birth: Harvey, Illinois.

Most Notable Work: Akeelah and the Bee.

Keke Palmer began acting at the young age of 9 years old and is still in the under 30s category at the time of writing.

From there, she would go on to secure a number of other roles including Akeelah and the Bee and Madea’s Family Reunion.

Since then, she’s appeared in a number of other popular TV shows and films.

Most recently, she landed a role as co-host of the daytime talk show Strahan, Sara and Keke.

While she originally appeared as a guest host, the crowd loved her so much that she was given a permanent spot on the show.

Kelly Rowland

Kelly Rowland got her start alongside friend Beyonce in the all-girl group.

Age: 39.

Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia.

Most Notable Work: Destiny’s Child.

Another Destiny’s Child on the list, you can refute how beautiful Kelly Rowland is.

When the group decided to part ways, Rowland would continue her music with a solo career where she released popular songs like “Dilemma,” a duet with Nelly and other singles that include “Motivation” and “Lay It on Me.”

She is currently a judge on The Voice Australia and has been since 2017.

Keri Hilson

Keri Hilson's career shot to fame when she collaborated with Timbaland.

Age: 37.

Place of Birth: Decatur, Georgia.

Most Notable Work: “Knock You Down.”

Keri Hilson began her musical career as part of a girl group.

Before she would go on to begin her own singing career, she was writing songs for artists like Mary J. Blige and Britney Spears.

Eventually she would catch the attention of Timbaland who signed her to his record.

And with this, her career began to take off.

From there, she would release hits like “The Way I Are” and “Knock You Down” before the release of her 2010 song “Pretty Girl Rock.”

Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington began her career in film before branching into TV to land a role in "Scandal."

Age: 43.

Place of Birth: New York City, New York.

Most Notable Work: Scandal.

Kerry Washington has been acting since 1994.

In fact, there are probably a few roles she had that you might not even remember her from.

She had roles in films like Save the Last Dance, Ray, and The Last King of Scotland.

With endless talent and a number of other roles under her belt, her career really took off with her role as Olivia Pope in the Shonda Rhimes series Scandal.

From TV to film to Broadway, the actress can do it all.

KiKi Layne

KiKi Layne got the start of her career when she starred in the film "If Beale Street Could Talk."

Age: 28.

Place of Birth: Cincinnati, Ohio.

Most Notable Work: If Beale Street Could Talk.

KiKi Layne is one of the newcomers on this list.

She didn’t begin her acting career until 2015 when she landed a role on the show The Chi in the pilot.

With a small appearance on an episode of Chicago Med, it was in 2018 when the young star got her break.

She starred in the film If Beale Street Could Talk.

Since then, she has appeared in a few other works, more notably a role which she earned in the upcoming film Coming 2 America.

La La Anthony

This role led to La La Anthony having many hosting opportunities on shows like Flavor of Love, For the Love of Ray J, and I Love New York.

Age: 38.

Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York.

Most Notable Work: TV Host.

La La Anthony has been making moves since the early 2000s.

Her career began on MTV as a VJ and would grow from there.

Later, she would go on to try her hand at acting.

She’s appeared in some of our favorite classics like Two Can Play That Game, You Got Served, and Think Like a Man.

More recently, she starred in the Starz series Power.

Lauren London

Lauren London's list of films include the Christmas classic This Christmas as well as Baggage Claim and The Perfect Match.

Age: 35.

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California.

Most Notable Work: ATL.

Lauren London’s career began in 2002, but it wasn’t until 2006 that she gained major roles on screen.

In her most notable appearance, she starred in the film ATL alongside rapper T.I.

Following that, she would go on to appear in a number of other movies and TV shows.

Her TV roles include Everybody Hates Chris, 90210, and a regular role in The Game.

Lupita Nyong’o, A Popular Black Female Celebrity

Lupita Nyong'o is a Mexican-born African actress who has appeared in numerous films such as 12 Years a Slave and Black Panther.

Age: 37

Place of Birth: Mexico City, Mexico

Most Notable Work: 12 Years A Slave

Lupita Nyong’o showed up on the film scene and took over!

Is there a person out there who doesn’t know her name?

While she’d been acting previously in smaller roles around the country, it was her 2013 role as Patsy in 12 Years a Slave that got her noticed.

Since then, she’s appeared in numerous critically acclaimed films including Queen of Katwe, Black Panther, and the horror film Us.

Mariah Carey

Ever since her debut in 1990 with the album Emotions, Mariah Carey has put out numerous #1 singles.

Age: 49

Place of Birth: Long Island, New York

Most Notable Work: “All I Want For Christmas Is You”

Is it really possible to choose Mariah Carey’s most notable work?

Does anyone have a career with as many hits as the singer?

Probably not.

Ever since her debut in 1990 with the album Emotions, she’s put out numerous #1 singles.

With a roster that includes “Vision of Love,” “Hero,” “One Sweet Day,” and “We Belong Together,” Mariah Carey has one of the best careers in the industry.

Mary J. Blige

Her career began with bops like “Real Love” and would continue with Blige classics like “Not Gon’ Cry,” “Family Affair,” and “Be Without You.”

Age: 49.

Place of Birth: The Bronx, New York.

Most Notable Work: “Be Without You.”

No hateration, holleration, or slander will be allowed.

Auntie Mary J. Blige is still stepping her way across stages to this day.

While her music career is great, many don’t recognize her for her acting career, a career which earned three Golden Globe nominations as well as an Oscar nomination.

Meagan Good

Meagan Good has starred in TV shows like Deception and Minority Report.

Age: 38.

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California.

Most Notable Work: Think Like A Man.

Meagan Good is another actress who solidified her career in the early 2000s but has continued to grow from there.

While you might not even realize it, her first film role was in the movie Friday albeit a small role.

In the late ‘90s and early 2000s, she appeared in a series of TV shows ranging from Touched by an Angel to The Parent ‘Hood before landing a starring role in the Nickelodeon show Cousin Skeeter.

Since then, the actress has starred in dance movies You Got Served and Stomp the Yard before landing a role in the ensemble cast for Think Like a Man.

Michelle Obama

With Ivy League schools littered on her resume, Michelle Obama received her BA from Princeton University before earning a law degree of Harvard University.

Age: 56.

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois.

Most Notable Work: First Lady of the United States.

Is there anyone more beloved than Michelle Obama?

Our forever FLOTUS is beauty and brains.

She has been a big proponent to help in decreasing childhood obesity while also being a huge advocate for education.

She is also a best-selling author of her memoir, Becoming, which was released in 2018.

Monica

Even though her career shot to fame with her collaboration with Brandy on “The Boy Is Mine,” Monica continued to put out hits.

Age: 39.

Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia.

Most Notable Work: “So Gone.”

While we haven’t received a ton of music from Monica recently, her R&B career is solidified through the hits she put out in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

Prior to the duet, she was known for songs like “Don’t Take It Personal (Just One of Dem Days)” and “For You I Will.”

Since then, she’s also had hits like “Angel of Mine” and “So Gone.”

Naomi Campbell

At the young age of 15, Naomi Campbell was discovered.

Age: 49.

Place of Birth: London, England.

Most Notable Work: Modeling.

If one had to create a list of the best models to grace the catwalk, no list would be complete without Naomi Campbell.

Before she became a staple on the runway, the Londoner did face racism from some designers who refused to let her walk the stage.

A favorite by a number of designers, she’s been on the runway wearing designs by Gianni Versace, Yves St. Laurent, and more.

Naomie Harris

Naomie Harris has appeared in numerous other films from Miami Vice to Skyfall.

Age: 43.

Place of Birth: London, England.

Most Notable Work: Moonlight.

The beautiful Naomie Harris has probably been acting longer than you know.

Her career began in the late ‘80s when she appeared on the show Simon and the Witch.

More notably, she has recently appeared in the 2016 film Moonlight, a role for which she earned numerous nominations for Best Supporting Actress.

Nia Long

Nia Long first appeared in an episode of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air in 1991 before she became a recurring character in 1994.

Age: 49.

Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York.

Most Notable Work: Love Jones.

When it comes to the ‘90s, Nia Long is definitely the Queen.

Although she had numerous TV roles, she made her mark on the film screen.

Even so, she is definitely well-known for her role in Love Jones alongside Larenz Tate.

The actress can also be seen in films like The Best Man and Big Momma’s House.

Nicole Beharie

Nicole Beharie has appeared in the Netflix original series “Black Mirror” as well as the film Jacob’s Ladder.

Age: 35.

Place of Birth: West Palm Beach, Florida.

Most Notable Work: “Sleepy Hollow.”

Nicole Beharie began her acting career in 2008 with her role in the film American Violet.

After starring in the film Shame, she would land two roles that would change her life.

2013 brought on her appearance in the film 42.

At this time, she also gained a starring role in the Fox drama series Sleepy Hollow.

Queen Latifah

From hip hop to acting, Queen Latifah has crossed over in a number of ways.

Age: 50.

Place of Birth: Newark, New Jersey.

Most Notable Work: Living Single.

UNITY! Queen Latifah is surely one of our gems when it comes to black culture.

Her career began in 1989 with her first album All Hail the Queen.

She would then bring her talents to TV and film with appearances in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and the popular film Set It Off.

This is all while she was starring in her own hit show Living Single as Khadijah James.

Regina Hall

Regina Hall appeared in TV shows like New York Undercover and NYPD Blue, but she’s mostly stuck to the movie screen.

Age: 49.

Place of Birth: Washington, D.C.

Most Notable Work: Think Like A Man.

While Regina Hall’s career grew after her ensemble role in the movie Think Like A Man, she’s been acting long before then.

Hall gained roles in films like The Best Man and Love & Basketball in the late ‘90s and early 2000s.

You can also find her in a number of other staples like Paid in Full and Death at a Funeral.

Regina King

Throughout her career, Regina Hall has constantly taken roles that have challenged her as an actress.

Age: 49.

Place of Birth: Cincinnati, Ohio.

Most Notable Work: American Crime.

Regina King has beauty, grace, and range.

She has a long resume that includes both TV and film.

Her roles include TV shows like 227, The Boondocks, Southland, American Crime, and Seven Seconds.

She’s appeared in a number of black classics that include Boyz n the Hood, Poetic Justice, Friday, and A Thin Line Between Love and Hate.

She’s received many accolades later on in her career with an Academy Award, Golden Glove, and three Emmy Awards.

Rihanna

Rihanna is a powerhouse entertainer who sings and acts while having numerous business ventures on the side.

Age: 32.

Place of Birth: Saint Michael, Barbados.

Most Notable Work: Diamonds.

Rihanna is another beautiful black woman who needs no introduction!

The Barbadian singer entered the scene in 2005 when she was signed to Def Jam.

Since then, she has become a powerhouse in the entertainment world.

Not only has she put out a number of great songs, but she’s also tried her hand at acting.

On top of that, she’s branched into the business world with her makeup and lingerie line.

Robin Givens

Robin Givens has been acting since the 1970s and has appeared in shows like Head of the Class and Ambitions.

Age: 55.

Place of Birth: New York City, New York.

Most Notable Work: Head of the Class.

While many people associate Robin Givens with her relationship to Mike Tyson, her life and career are larger than that.

She’s been acting since the 1970s and has appeared in shows like Head of the Class and Ambitions.

Since then she was seen in many recurring roles on sitcoms like The Game and Tyler Perry’s House of Payne.

Ryan Destiny

Ryan Destiny's career began to take off when she landed a role on the Fox drama series Star.

Age: 25.

Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan.

Most Notable Work: Star.

Ryan Destiny is a newcomer to Hollywood.

While she first got her beginnings in an all-girl group, her career began to take off when she landed a role on the Fox drama series Star.

After starring on that show for three years, she has focused on her music and landed a recurring role on the Freeform series Grown-ish.

Sanaa Lathan

Sanaa Lathan is known for films like The Best Man, Love & Basketball, Brown Sugar, and more.

Age: 48.

Place of Birth: New York City, New York.

Most Notable Work: Love & Basketball.

Sanaa Lathan is another gem that began to blossom in the 1990s.

Her career is very impressive and includes a number of films that you can’t help but love.

While she has appeared in TV shows like Moesha and Family Matters, the star is known for films like The Best Man, Love & Basketball, Brown Sugar, and more.

Selita Ebanks

Selita Ebanks's career on the runway included modeling for designers like Tommy Hilfiger, DKNY, and Betsey Johnson.

Age: 37.

Place of Birth: Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands.

Most Notable Work: Modeling.

This Victoria’s Secret angel is definitely one of our favorites.

Her career on the runway included modeling for designers like Tommy Hilfiger, DKNY, and Betsey Johnson.

Working as a Victoria’s Secret angel from 2005-2009, she also went on to appear in shows like Celebrity Apprentice, South Beach, and The Real Husband of Hollywood.

Solange

Solange's 2016 album A Seat at the Table is what earned her a Grammy for Best R&B Performance.

Age: 33.

Place of Birth: Houston, Texas.

Most Notable Work: “Cranes in the Sky.”

Most might immediately recognize Solange as Beyonce’s sister, but she’s certainly separated herself professionally from her sister.

Working mostly as a singer-songwriter, she would go on to launch her own solo music career.

While she released three albums prior to 2015, it was her 2016 album A Seat at the Table that earned her a Grammy for Best R&B Performance.

Tamera Mowry

In the early 1990s, Tamera Mowry began starring in the sitcom Sister, Sister alongside her sister Tia.

Age: 41.

Place of Birth: Gelnhausen, West Germany.

Most Notable Work: Sister, Sister.

Tamera is one half of the most popular sister duo of all time.

In the early 1990s, she began starring in the sitcom Sister, Sister alongside her sister Tia.

Since then, she would go on to create a career of her own.

While she continued to work with her sister on movies like Seventeen Again and Twitches, she would star in shows like Strong Medicine and now works as a co-host on The Real.

Taraji P. Henson

Taraji P. Henson is a beloved black actress in Hollywood.

Age: 49.

Place of Birth: Washington, D.C.

Most Notable Work: Hustle & Flow.

Another actress whose work shows the versatility of her talent, she has appeared in numerous TV shows and film.

Film is where she thrives, and she’s easily recognized for works like Baby Boy, Hustle & Flow, and Hidden Figures.

She has also appeared in a slew of TV shows from Boston Legal to Person of Interest.

Tatyana Ali

Tatyana Ali first rose to fame in the ‘90s in her role on Will Smith’s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

Age: 41.

Place of Birth: Long Island, New York.

Most Notable Work: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

We’ll never forget the great Ashley Banks.

Tatyana Ali first rose to fame in the ‘90s in her role on Will Smith’s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

Afterwards, she would land a few smaller roles on TV shows before diversifying herself by working on film.

Taylour Paige

Taylour Paige got her big break on the VH1 show Hit the Floor.

Age: 29.

Place of Birth: Santa Monica, California.

Most Notable Work: Hit the Floor.

Taylour Paige’s career began in the early 2000s, but she didn’t get her first big break until 2013 when she began starring in the VH1 show Hit the Floor as Ahsha Hayes.

While she starred on the drama series for three years, she has since appeared in a number of smaller roles in TV shows like Ballers and Grey’s Anatomy.

Tia Mowry

Tia Mowry worked alongside her sister in a number of roles before coming into her own as the star of the show The Game.

Age: 41.

Place of Birth: Gelnhausen, West Germany.

Most Notable Work: Sister, Sister.

One half of Tia & Tamera, Tia Mowry has also been putting in work since the early 1990s.

She worked alongside her sister in a number of roles before coming into her own as the star of the show The Game.

Since then, she has grown her own career even more by branching into lifestyle content through her cookbook and YouTube channel.

Tika Sumpter

Tika Sumpter's first major role was in 2005 when she began appearing in One Life to Live.

Age: 39.

Place of Birth: Queens, New York.

Most Notable Work: The Haves and the Have Nots.

Tika Sumpter is most notably recognized for her role on the OWN soap opera The Haves and the Have Nots.

Even so, the actress can be seen in a slew of other TV shows and movies.

Since then, she has also appeared in shows like Gossip Girl, The Game, and Mixed-ish.

Also, we can’t forget to leave out her film role in the movie Southside with You as Michelle Obama.

Toni Braxton

Toni Braxton has a ton of hit songs like “Breathe Again,” “Un-Break My Heart,” and “He Wasn’t Man Enough.”

Age: 52.

Place of Birth: Severn, Maryland.

Most Notable Work: “Un-break My Heart.”

Toni Braxton will always be known as one of the best voices of all-time.

Her career is littered with hit songs and awards.

She’s earned seven Grammy Awards and nine Billboard Music Awards.

Tyra Banks

When it comes to modeling, Tyra Banks helped pave the way for tons of other black women after her.

Age: 46.

Place of Birth: Inglewood, California.

Most Notable Work: America’s Next Top Model.

Similar to Naomi Campbell, she began her modeling career at the young age of 15.

Her TV career began by appearing on TV shows like The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and the Disney Channel movie Life-Size.

Banks is probably most notably recognized for her series America’s Next Top Model which launched the careers of two other women on this list, Eva Marcille and Yaya DaCosta.

Yaya DaCosta

Yaya DaCosta has had numerous acting roles on TV shows like Ugly Betty and All My Children.

Age: 37.

Place of Birth: Harlem, New York.

Most Notable Work: Chicago Med.

Yaya DaCosta began her career by appearing on the third season of America’s Next Top Model.

While she came in second on the show, the loss didn’t stop her career from launching.

She currently stars on Chicago Med as April Sexton.

Zoe Kravitz

Zoe Kravitz launched her acting career with No Reservations.

Age: 31.

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California.

Most Notable Work: The Divergent Series.

Zoe Kravitz used to be known as the famous daughter of Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet.

In 2007, she began changing her own narrative.

Since then, she has appeared in other films that include X-Men: First Class, Divergent, and Mad Max: Fury Road.

Beautiful Black Female Celebrities Conclusion

The beautiful black female celebrities in Hollywood are some of the best singers, actresses, models, and more.

And there you have it!

These beautiful black female celebrities show us that you can be beautiful with brains, talent, and perseverance to back it up.

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