Proving that age is nothing but a number, Angela Bassett, Halle Berry, Marjorie Harvey and more are taking their 50s by â¦ Halle Maria Berry was born Maria Halle Berry on August 14, 1966 in Cleveland, Ohio & raised in Bedford, Ohio. In 1997 at age 26, she began ... Robin Simone Givens was born on November 27, 1964 in New York City, to Ruth (Newby) and Reuben Givens. Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. Her father is of African-American descent and her mother is of Afro-Caribbean ancestry (from Barbados and ... Ja'Net DuBois was a multi-talented and diverse performer. Her mother, Mary Alice (Logan), ... Cicely Tyson was born in Harlem, New York City, where she was raised by her devoutly religious parents, from the Caribbean island of Nevis. Actress | Beharie also played Ernie Davis' girlfriend in the movie The Express (2008). She is an actress and writer, known for Love & Basketball (2000), Across the Hall (2009) and Nine Eight. Due to London's breakout success in ATL, she received an offer to star in the film, This Christmas, with Loretta Devine, Idris Elba and Regina King. An ever-growing list of black actresses. She was raised in Queens, New York. Halle first came into the spotlight at seventeen years when she won the Miss Teen ... Oprah Winfrey was born on January 29, 1954 in Kosciusko, Mississippi, USA as Orpah Gail Winfrey. Later she became a chorus girl on... Lonette McKee's career began in the music industry in hometown Detroit, Michigan as a child prodigy, where she began playing keyboards composing music and lyrics, singing and performing professionally at a young age. Later she became a chorus girl on... On January 24, 1979, Tatyana Marisol Ali was born to Sonia, who was a nurse from Panama, and Sheriff Ali, a retired police officer from Trinidad. She is an actress, known for Batman Forever (1995), Juice (1992) and Wally and the Valentines (1989). Maria Howell is an actress and composer, known for Hidden Figures (2016), Saints & Sinners (2016) and Devious Maids (2013). In the entertainment industry, some stars get major backlash for who they love. Kara Brock was born on March 29th in Long Beach, California, USA as Kara Denean Brock. Celebrities Who've Mastered The Art Of Being Step-Parents. Her pattern for success clearly ... Dorothy Jean Dandridge was born on November 9, 1922 in Cleveland, Ohio, to Ruby Dandridge (née Ruby Jean Butler), an entertainer, and Cyril H. Dandridge, a cabinet maker and minister. ... At my age, that equals out to having sex with 1.2 women a day, every day since I was 15 years old." She never considered a carrer in music, untill spotted by locally based rapper Trick Daddy, who ... Tyra Banks was born on December 4, 1973 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Tyra Lynne Banks. From entertainment to politics, Black women are the crème de la crème and the summertime just makes our glow brighter, us being the melanated queens that we are and all. In high school she played volleyball, basketball, and ran track. Yâall, the rumors arenât true: Black people do get the novel coronavirus that continues to affect thousands of people worldwide. They have two children. She is a producer and actress, known for The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986), Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013) and A Wrinkle in Time (2018). Palmer showed vocal promise as a five-year-old, when she belted out "Jesus Loves Me" in her church choir. She is known for her work on Haunt (2019), Superstition: The Rule of 3's and Daddy's Little Girls (2007). Close menu. She is an actress, known for East of Hollywood (2015), Baywatch (1989) and Bad Bizness (2003). She graduated from Fordham University in 1992, and went on to earn a master's degree in journalism from New York University before shifting to an acting career. CLOSE . She is an actress and producer, known for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), Hidden Figures (2016) and Hustle & Flow (2005). At 15, she quit high school... Michael is the eldest of two daughters. Keshia Knight Pulliam was born on April 9, 1979 in Newark, New Jersey, USA. Halle was born to Judith Ann Hawkins, a psychiatric nurse & Jerome Jesse Berry, a hospital attendant. Jurnee Smollett was born on October 1, 1986, in New York City, New York, USA, as Jurnee Diana Smollett. She later attended Eastern Illinois University but she never really took the idea of a career in acting seriously until persuaded by an ... Serena Williams, is one of the top female tennis player in the world, has always maintained a level of interest. This led to a ... Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born into a musical family on 9 August 1963, in Newark, New Jersey, the daughter of gospel star Cissy Houston, cousin of singing star Dionne Warwick and goddaughter of soul legend Aretha Franklin. She is an actress and producer, known for Reno 911! She lived in Zambia until political unrest caused her family to move back to the UK, where she lived in ... Zoe Saldana was born on June 19, 1978 in Passaic, New Jersey, to Asalia Nazario and Aridio Saldaña. She has been married to Jessica Betts since August 29, 2020. 14 photos. She performed with The New York Broadway ... Jessica Stowes is a jack of all trades. 3. Elsewhere (1982). While a student at Spelman (an all-female institution), she met Samuel L. Jackson, who was a student at Morehouse College (the all-male institution affiliated with Spelman), who would later become her husband. Sasha Pieterse Sheaffer. Robin's mother raised her and her younger sister in Westchester, Connecticut. China Anne McClain comes from an artistic family. She has been married to Cory Hardrict since April 20, 2008. She is a producer and actress, known for Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991), L.A. Story (1991) and No Way Out (1987). She graduated from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia in 1971. She is an actress, known for A Madea Family Funeral (2019), House of Payne (2006) and Madea's Big Happy Family (2011). She is an actress and producer, known for Bagdad Cafe (1987), The Best Man (1999) and The Best Man Holiday (2013). Just before the warm weather dips out, we thought weâd pay homage to the Black celeb beauties whoâve been showing off and showing out all season. A "closet" lover of acting, this practical Alabamian knew that she'd someday work in the film industry, ... Niecy Nash was born on February 23, 1970 in Palmdale, California, USA as Carol Denise Ensley. 2. She began appearing on commercials at the age of four. Donna Biscoe was born on September 30, 1955 in Fort Benning, Georgia, USA. She is a graduate of Arlington High ... Actress | In the 1970s she was the personification of black beauty. Brandy Norwood was born on February 11, 1979 in McComb, Mississippi, USA as Brandy Rayana Norwood. Modest. She died on October 2, 2006 in Baltimore. She is the celebrity who belongs to Germany and is much known for her beauty. Lark later starred as Lisa Turtle in Good Morning, Miss Bliss (1987), the predecessor to NBC's ... Stacey Dash was born in the Bronx, New York. Her maid-mammy characters became steadily more assertive, showing up first in Judge Priest (1934) and becoming pronounced in Alice Adams (1935). Her father, Michael McClain, is a music producer, vocalist, writer and sound engineer. As sophisticated and graceful as she was, she still became TV's first black sex symbol or "It" girl. LeToya Nicole Luckett-Walker (nÃ©e Luckett; born March 11, 1981) is a two-time Grammy Award-winning American R&B singer-songwriter and entrepreneur. In her biography she stated that, on the day she was born, her father was in the midst of a card game trying to get money to pay the hospital costs. The multi award winning ... Regina Hall was born December 12, 1970 in Washington, D.C., to Ruby, a teacher, and Odie Hall, a contractor. At the age of four she started singing and got a taste of fame when she begged her mother to take her to an audition for Sesame Street (1969).She went on... LisaRaye McCoy-Misick was born September 23, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois. Her mother, Angelita, who is ... Gugu Mbatha-Raw was born Gugulethu Sophia Mbatha in the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, England. Tia Mowry-Hardrict was born on July 6, 1978 in Gelnhausen, Hesse, Germany as Tia Dashon Mowry. Her white father, Jerry, is an entrepreneur. Her father left his family when Robin was a young girl, and she seldom saw him after that. She was previously married to Earl Watson. (Save for guys like Tom Cruise, that is!) Juanita Jennings is an actress, known for What Women Want (2000), Basic Instinct (1992) and Runaway Jury (2003). From Jada Pinkett Smith's chiseled body to Kaley Cuoco's tight core, get inspired by their learn their workout tips on how to score some amazing abs for yourself. Eva Longoria: In this one, directed by George ... Spencer is a native of Montgomery, Alabama, which she claims is the proverbial buckle of the Bible belt. She is known for her work on I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998), Moesha (1996) and Osmosis Jones (2001). Angela Evelyn Bassett was born on August 16, 1958 in New York City, to Betty Jane (Gilbert), a social worker, and Daniel Benjamin Bassett, a ... Alicia Keys was born in Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan, to Terria Joseph (nÃ©e Teresa M. Augello), a paralegal who was also an occasional actress, and Craig Cook, a flight attendant. She was previously married to Ed Hartwell. These women weren't afraid to chop their locks. The Most Alluring Black Celebrity Women. She was previously married to Maurice Oldham. BernNadette Stanis is best known as Thelma from Good Times (1974), but there's much more to her than that. She is an actress and director, known for Think Like a Man (2012), Entourage (2004) and Three Can Play That Game (2007). Her father was Dominican and her mother is Puerto Rican. After her birth, her brothers formed a band later called The Jackson 5. When she was 12 she moved to Syracuse, New York, joining her family who had already moved there. Her other series regular roles include Tv One sitcom The Rickey Smiley Show, Bounce TV prime time soap opera Saints & Sinners and Syfy ... Joan Pringle was born on June 2, 1945 in New York City, New York, USA. I know, I know, it has become kinda annoying. 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