Black Celebrities Born In February | Historical February Birthdays

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Popular Black Celebrities Born In February | Historical February Birthdays

February holds in its record the birthdays of amazing personalities. No doubt, fascinating individuals are born in this month.

Celebrities are born in every single month of the year. But every month is special and has its unique qualities. Lets discover our favorite February born celebrities.

Black Celebrities Born In February

Here are black celebrities who have birthdays in February.

Michael Jordan

Michael Jeffrey Jordan is a former American basketball player who is NBA’s greatest all-time player. He was born February 17, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York City, NY, United States.

Rihanna

Robyn Rihanna Fenty, famous as Rihanna, is a Barbadian singer, songwriter and businesswoman. She was born February 20, 1988 in Saint Michael Parish, Barbados.

Hank Aaron

Henry Louis Aaron, “Hammerin’ Hank”, is a retired Black American Major League Baseball right fielder. He is Major League Baseball’s leading home run hitter. He was born February 5, 1934 in Mobile, Alabama, United States.

Rashida Jones

Rashida Leah Jones is a Black American actress, movie producer and writer. She starred as Ann Perkins on the NBC series “Parks and Recreation”. She was born February 25, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

John Travolta

John Joseph Travolta is a Black American film producer, actor, singer and dancer. He was born February 18, 1954 in Englewood, New Jersey, United States.

Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr. is a former Black American professional boxer and a boxing promoter. He was born February 24, 1977 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States.

Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison is a Black American novelist, editor, essayist and a professor emeritus at Princeton University. She was born February 18, 1931 in Lorain, Ohio, United States.

Julius Erving 

Julius Winfield Erving II, nicknamed Dr. J, is a retired Black American legend basketball player. He was born February 22, 1950 in East Meadow, New York, United States.

Erykah Badu 

Erica Abi Wright, popular as Erykah Badu, is a Black American singer and songwriter whose career began in 1994. He was born February 26, 1971 in Dallas, Texas, United States.

Tasha Smith 

Tasha Smith, a Black American actress and producer who started by starring on the NBC comedy series “Boston Common”. She was born February 28, 1971 in Camden, New Jersey, United States.

Gary Coleman 

Gary Wayne Coleman is a Black American actor, writer and comedian is famous for playing Arnold Jackson in “Different Strokes”. He was born February 8, 1968 in Zion, Illinois, Unites States.

Brandy 

Brandy Rayana Norwood, famous as Brandy, is a Black American songwriter, singer, record producer and actress who was born into a musical family. She was born February 11, 1979 in McComb, Mississippi but grew up in Carson, California, US.

Chris Rock 

Christopher Julius Rock III is an American actor, writer, comedian, producer and director. He was a former cast member of “Saturday Night Live”. He was born February 7, 1965 in Andrews, South Carolina, US.

Chilli 

Rozonda Ocielian Thomas, popular as Chilli, is an American actress, dancer, singer, songwriter and TV personality. She was a member of the group “TLC” in the 1990s. She was born February 27, 1971 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

Dennis Edwards 

Dennis Edwards Jr. was an American R&B and soul singer who was the frontman in “The Temptations” group. He was born February 3, 1943 in Fairfield, Alabama, United States and died February 1, 2018.

Smokey Robinson 

William “Smokey” Robinson Jr. is an American legendary songwriter, singer, record producer and former record label executive. He was born February 19, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan, United States.

Selita Ebanks

Selita Ebanks, a British-American Cayman-born actress and model who has worked for top class fashion brands. She was born February 17, 1983 in George Town, Cayman Islands.

Arsenio Hall

Arsenio Hall is a Black American actor, comedian, talk show host, writer and movie producer. He hosted “The Arsenio Hall Show”. He was born February 12, 1956 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States.

Charles Barkley

Charles Wade Barkley, “Sir Charles”, is a retired American professional basketball player. He was born February 20, 1963 in Leeds, Alabama, United States.

Sidney Poitier

Sir Sidney Poitier KBE, is a legendary Bahamian-American actor, film director, diplomat and author. He was born February 20, 1927 in Miami, Florida, USA.

Historical February Birthdays

These are 20 historical February birthdays.

Thomas Edison

Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessperson. He has been described as America’s greatest inventor. He was born February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio, United States and died 18, October, 1931.

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George Washington

George Washington was an American founding leader, statesman, military general and political leader. He was the first president of the United States from 1789 to 1797. He was born February 22, 1732 in Westmoreland County, Virginia, United States and died December 14, 1799.

Charles Darwin

Charles Robert Darwin was an English biologist, naturalist and geologist who contributed to the science of evolution. He was born February 12, 1809 in The Mount House, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom and died April 19, 1882.

Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei was an Italian physicist, astronomer and engineer who was called “the father of modern physics”. He was born February 15, 1564 in Pisa, Italy and died January 8, 1642.

Gertrude Stein

Gertrude Stein was an American poet, novelist, playwright and art collector who was nicknamed “The Mother Goose of Montparnasse”.   She was born February 3, 1874 in Allegheny and died July 27, 1946.

Laura Ingalls Wilder 

Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder was an American writer who was popular for the children’s book series “Little House on the Prairie”. She was born February 7, 1867 in Pepin County, Wisconsin, United States and died February 10, 1957.

Langston Hughes 

James Mercer Langston Hughes was an American novelist, poet, social activist, playwright and columnist. He was the first Black American to earn a living from writing. He was born February 1, 1902 in Joplin, Missouri, United States and died May 22, 1967.

George Washington Gale Ferris Jr.

George Washington Gale Ferris Jr. was an American civil engineer who invented the original Ferris wheel. He was born February 14, 1859 in Galesburg, Illinois, United States and died November 22, 1896.

Elizabeth Taylor 

Dame Elizabeth-Rosemond Taylor DBE was a British-American actress, humanitarian and businesswoman. She was a popular classical Hollywood cinema star in the 1950s. She was born February 27, 1932 in Hampstead, Garden Suburb, London, UK.

Nina Simone 

Eunice Kathleen  Waymon, known as Nina Simone, was an American musician, songwriter, singer and civil rights activist. She was born February 21, 1933 in Tryon, North Carolina, United States and died April 21, 2003.

Rosa Parks 

Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an American civil rights activist who got named by The United States Congress as “the lady of civil rights”. She was born February 4, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama, United States and died October 24, 2005.

Abraham Lincoln 

Abraham Lincoln was an American politician and lawyer. He was the 16th president of the United States from 1861 till he was assassinated in April 15, 1865. He was born February 12, 1809 in Hodgenville, Kentucky, United States.

Levi Strauss 

Levi Strauss was a German-American businessman and entrepreneur who created the company that made the denim blue jeans. He was born February 26, 1829 in Buttenheim, Kingdom of Bavaria, Germany and died September 26, 1902.

Charles Dickens

Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English writer and novelist who created fictional characters that are known worldwide. He was respected as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. He was born February 7, 1812 in Landport, Portsmouth, United Kingdom and died June 9, 1870.

George Frederick Handel 

George Frederick Handel was a German-turned-British Baroque composer who worked most of his career in London. He was well known for his operas, organ concertos, anthems, and oratorios.  He was born February 23, 1685 in Halle, Germany and died April 14, 1759.

Lord Robert Baden-Powell 

Lieutenant-General Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, “1st Baron Baden-Powell” and “1st Chief Boy Scout”, was a British army officer, writer and founder of the worldwide Boy Scout Movement. He was born February 22, 1857 in Paddington, London, United Kingdom and died January 8, 1941.

Lady Olave Baden-Powell

Olave St Clair Baden-Powell, Lady Baden-Powell GBE, “1st World Chief Guide” founded the  Girls Guide and was the wife of Lord Robert Baden-Powell. She was born February 22, 1889 in Chesterfield, United Kingdom and died June 25, 1977.

Alessandro Volta 

Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta was an Italian chemist, physicist and pioneer of electricity & power. He was the inventor of the electric battery and the discoverer of methane. He was born February 18, 1745 in Como Italy and died March 5, 1827.

William Henry Harrison 

William Henry Harrison Jr. was a politician and an American military officer who was the 9th president of the United States. He had the shortest tenure as he died a month after he became president. He was born February 9, 1773 in Berkeley Plantation, Virginia, United States and died April 4, 1841.

Jules Verne 

Jules Gabriel Verne was a French novelist, poet and playwright who pioneered the “Science fiction” genre. He authored “Journey the Center of the Earth”. He was born February 8, 1828 in Nantes, France and died March 24, 1905 in Amiens, France.

Rappers Born In February

These are 20 February born rappers.

Gucci Mane

Radric Delantic Davis, known as Gucci mane, is an American rapper who helped pioneer the hip hop subgenre “trap music”. He was born February 12, 1980 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States.

Dr. Dre

Andre Romelle Young, popular as Dr. Dre, is an American rapper, record producer and businessman. He helped make Gangster rap and G-funk music genres popular. He was born February 18, 1965 in Compton, California, United States.

Ice-T

Tracy Lauren Marrow, known as Ice-T, is an American gangster  rapper, musician, songwriter and record producer. He was born February 16, 1958 in Newark, New Jersey, United States.

Sean Kingston

KiSean Anderson, famous as Sean Kingston, is a Jamaican-American rapper, singer and record producer who released his first album in 2007. He was born February 3, 1990 in Miami, Florida, USA.

Big Boi

Antwan André Patton, popular as Big Boi, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer and actor who was in a hiphop duo “Outkast” with André 300. He was born February 1, 1975 in Savannah, Georgia, United States.

Daddy Yankee

Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez, known as Daddy Yankee, is a Puerto Rican rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor. He was born February 3, 1977 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Lupe Fiasco

Wasalu Muhammad Jaco, known as Lupe Fiasco, is an American rapper, record producer and businessman. He was born February 17, 1981 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Don Omar

William Omar Landrón Rivera, famous as Don Omar, is a Puerto Rican reggaeton singer. He was born February 10, 1978 in Carolina, Puerto Rico.

Justina Valentine

Justina Valentine is an American singer, rapper, songwriter and model with singles such as “Candy Land”, “All The Way”, and “Unbelievable”. She was born February 14, 1987 in Passaic, New Jersey, USA.

Ja Rule

Jeffrey Bruce Atkins, known as Ja Rule, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and actor who debuted in 1999. He was born February 29, 1976 in Queens, New York City, NY, United States.

Molly Brazy 

Molly Brazy is an American rap artist who had a tough childhood and her music gives insights of how her life has been. She was born February 22, 1999 in Detroit, Michigan, US.

Kevin Gates

Kevin Jerome Gilyard, known as Kevin Gates, is an American rapper and singer. He was born February 5, 1986 in Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

Princess Superstar 

Concetta Kirschner, popular as Princess Superstar, is an American rapper and DJ. She had two chart hits in the UK “Babysitter” and “Perfect Exceeder” in 2002 and 2007 respectively. She was born January 25, 1971 in New York City, New York, United States.

Wi$h Bone 

Charles C. Scruggs Jr., famous as wi$h Bone, is an American rapper and member of the Cleveland rap group “Bone Thugs-n-Harmony”. He was born February 21, 1974 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States.

Cam’ron 

Cameron Ezike Giles, known as Cam’ron, is an American rapper and actor who is a member of few hiphop groups. He was born February 4, 1976 in Harlem, New York City, NY, United States.

J-hope 

Jung Ho-seok, known as J-hope, is a South Korean rapper, dancer, songwriter and record producer who debuted as a member of the South Korean boy band BTS under Big Hit Entertainment. He was born February 18, 1994 in Gwangju, South Korea.

Denzel Curry 

Denzel Rae Don Curry, known as Denzel Curry, is an American rapper who started rapping in the sixth grade. He did his first mixtape in 2011 while he was still a student. He was born February 16, 1995 in Carol City, Miami Gardens, Florida, USA.

Baby Kaely 

Baby Kaely is an hip hop artist who became popular at a very tender age. She started off her career by posting to her YouTube channel right from 2010. She was born February 22, 2005 in Newark, New Jersey, US.

Earl Sweatshirt 

Thebe Neruda Kgositsile, known as Earl Sweatshirt, is an American rapper, record producer and songwriter. He was born February 24, 1994 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Kim Joon 

Kim Hyung Joon is a South Korean rapper, model and actor who became famous for his role in the 2009 hit drama “Boys Before Flowers”. He is in the group TMax.  He was born February 3, 1984 in South Korea.

Indian Celebrities Born In February

These are 20 Indian celebrities born in the month of February.

Pooja Bhatt

Pooja Bhatt is an Indian movie director, actress, voice-over artist and model. She was born February 24, 1972 in Mumbai, India.

Divya Bharti

Divya Bharti was an Indian actress who appeared in a lot of successful motion pictures in the early 1990s. She was born February 25, 1974 in Maharashtra, India. She died April 5, 1993.

Abhishek Bachchan

Abhishek Bachchan is an Indian film actor and producer who is very popular in Bollywood. He was born February 5, 1976 in Mumbai, India.

Jackie Shroff

Jai Kishan Kakubhai “Jackie” Shroff is an Indian actor who has been in the Hindi film industry for almost 40 years. He was born February 1, 1957 in Udgir, India.

Meera Jasmine

Meera Jasmine is an Indian actress who starred majorly in South Indian movies. In the early 2000s, she played a lot of lead roles. She was born February 15, 1982 in Kuttappuzha.

Gurmeet Choudhary

Gurmeet Sitaram Choudhary is an Indian Bollywood actor, model and dancer. He was born February 22, 1984 in Chandigarh, India.

Rahul Roy

Rahul Roy is an Indian film actor and producer who began his acting career in 1990 by starring in the movie “Aashiqui”. He was born February 9, 1968 in Kolkata, India.

Kumar Vishwas

Kumar Vishwas is an Indian Hindi poet and lecturer who is a member of the Aam Aadmi Party(AAP). He was born February 10, 1970 in Pilkhuwa, India.

Asif Ali

Asif Ali is an Indian film actor and producer who works in Malayalam film cinema. He started his career in  2009 at the age of 23. He was born February 4, 1986 in Thodupuzha, India.

Sherlyn Chopra 

Sherlyn Chopra is an Indian model and Bollywood actress who was the first Indian to become a part of Playboy magazine. She was born February 11, 1984 in Hyderabad, India.

Madhubala 

Madhubala was an Indian Hindi film actress who was active between 1942 to 1964. She died February 23, 1969 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.

Prakash Jha 

Prakash Jha is an Indian actor, director, screenwriter and producer who is known for his political and socio-political movies. He was born February 27, 1952 in Bihar, India.

Nicole Faria 

Nicole Estelle Faria is an Indian actress and supermodel who won Miss Earth 2010. She is also a brand ambassador for numerous brands. She was born February 9, 1991 in Bengaluru, India.

Shahid Kapoor

Shahid Kapoor, sometimes called “Shahid Khattar”, is an elegant Indian Hindi actor who rose to stardom from a very humble beginning. He was born February 25, 1981 in New Delhi, India.

Gautham Menon –

Gautham Vasudev Menon is an Indian film actor, writer and producer who mostly works in Tamil cinema. He was born February 25, 1973 in Ottapalam, India.

Shilpa Shukla –

Shilpa Shukla is an Indian Bollywood, television and theatre actress who has received a couple of awards for her work. She was born February 22, 1982 in Vaishali district, India.

Divyadarshini –

Divyadarshini is an Indian television actress and TV host who started her career by taking up supportive roles in films. She was born February 17, 1985 in Tamil Nadu, India.

Nilanjana Sharma –

Nilanjana Sharma is an Indian actress and Television director who is an English literature graduate. She was born February 21, 1972 in Mumbai, India.

Ashok Banker –

Ashok Banker is an author and screenwriter who writes essay, crime thrillers, fiction and literary criticism. He was born February 7, 1964 in Mumbai, India.

Anushka Manchanda –

Anushka Manchanda is an Indian singer, actress and model who started as an Indipop girl group “Viva!”. She was born February 11, 1984 in Delhi, India.

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