Dany Laferrière is a Haitian Canadian novelist and journalist who writes in French. He was elected to the Académie française on 12 December 2013, and inducted in May 2015.
Gwyneth Paltrow Barbadian
American actress, singer, and food writer.
Jada Pinkett Smith Barbadian
Jada Koren Pinkett Smith September 18, 1971 is an American actress, singer-songwriter, and businesswoman. She began her career in 1990, when she made a guest appearance in the short-lived sitcom True Colors.
LL Cool J Barbadian
American rapper, entrepreneur, and actor
Megan Good Barbadian
Meagan Monique Good (born August 8, 1981) is an American actress. Beginning her career at the age of four, Good has appeared in numerous commercials, television shows, feature films, and music videos.
Barbadian recording artist, actress, and fashion designer.
Rick Fox Bahamian
Canadian television actor and retired professional basketball player who last played for the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers in 2004.
Shakara Ledard Bahamian
Actress; Model - Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue, Maxim Magazine, Pantene.
Baroness Scotland is the former Shadow Attorney General and former Attorney General of England and Wales.
KIRANI JAMES Grenadian
Kirani James is a Grenadian sprinter who specializes in the 200 and 400 metres. He won the 400 m at the World Championships in 2011 and is the reigning Olympic champion, winning the 400 metres at London 2012
Steve McQueen Grenadian
British film director, producer, screenwriter, and video artist. Notable works: Oscar 2014 winning film "12 years a Slave".
Alyson Cambridge Guyanese
Opera Singer / Actress
Platinum Selling Music Artist/Songwriter
Asha Blake Guyanese
Multiple Emmy Award Winning News Anchor / TV Journalist
Carol Christine Pounder Guyanese
Emmy Nominated Actress
Dawnn Lewis Guyanese
Actress - well known for role in comedy series 'A Different World'
Derek Luke is an American actor. He won the Independent Spirit Award for his big-screen debut performance in the 2002 film Antwone Fisher, directed and produced by Denzel Washington. Since 1998, he has been married to actress Sophia Adella Luke
Eddy Grant Guyanese
Platinum Selling Music Artist
Flora Cheong-Leen Guyanese
Actress / Ballerina / Fashion Designer
Guy Wellman Guyanese
Guy Wellman was born in Guyana, South America and raised in Newark, Delaware. After serving honorably in the United States Navy, Guy attended the University of Delaware, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Sociology.
Jessica Angelique Caesar Guyanese
Actress who has appeared in tv shows such as: "The Suite Life on Deck", "This Indie Thing", "America's Most Wanted" and "Youthful Daze".
Leona Lewis Guyanese
British singer and songwriter.
Maestro Fresh Wes Guyanese
Pioneering Platinum Selling Music Artist / Actor
Maiko Watson Guyanese
Maiko Watson was born on April 29, 1981 in Georgetown, Guyana. She is an actress, known for Popstars: Canada (2001), The 32nd Annual Juno Awards (2003) and Barbara James (2003).
The first black teacher to be employed by the Liverpool Education Authority, turned Actor/Musician.
Raynford Humphrey, better known by his stage name P Reign, is a Canadian hip hop artist and songwriter of Guyanese descent. He is signed to Reps Up Records and RCA Records.
Red Cafe Guyanese
Jermaine Denny, better known by his stage name Red Café, is an American rapper. He is signed to Fabolous' Street Family Records, Diddy's Bad Boy Records and is managed by Diddy's Ciroc Entertainment.
Rhona Fox Guyanese
Rhona Fox (born November 2, 1979) is a film and television actress and businesswoman, who was born in Guyana, South America and is based in New York City.
Rapper, Producer and co-founder of Capitol Music
Sean Patrick Thomas Guyanese
Sean Patrick Thomas (born December 17, 1970) is an American actor. He is known for his co-starring role in the 2001 film Save the Last Dance, as well as his television role as Detective Temple Page in The District.
Shaya Hansen Guyanese
Marianna Hansen (born 17 February 1983), known professionally as Shaya, is a Danish–Greek singer,of Guyanese and Indian descent. Shaya was a member of the girl band Hi-5, the result of the Greek version of the talent show Popstars.
Actress / She gained recognition for her role as Kelly in the popular 1997 film Jurassic Park: The Lost World.
Andre Berto Haitian
Andre Berto is an Haitian-American professional boxer who is a two-time Welterweight champion and the current WBA Welterweight Interim Champion.
Blake Griffin Haitian
Griffin was born on March 16, 1989, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to Tommy, who is of Afro-Haitian descent, and Gail Griffin, who is Caucasian.
Garcelle Beauvais Haitian
Haitian actress and former fashion model best known for her roles as Francesca "Fancy" Monroe on The WB television sitcom, "The Jamie Foxx Show", which ran from 1996 to 2001.
Gerald Maxwell Rivera Haitian
Gerald Maxwell Rivera, better known by his stage name Maxwell, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor.
Gosder Cherilus Haitian
Gosder Cherilus (/??o?st?r ???r?l?s/; born June 28, 1984) is an American football offensive tackle for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL).
Jason Derulo Haitian
Jason Joel Desrouleaux, better known by his stage name Jason Derulo (an alternate spelling of his name which shares the same pronunciation), is an American singer, songwriter and dancer.
Jason Pierre-Paul Haitian
Pierre-Paul is an American football defensive end for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL) was born in Deerfield Beach, Florida to Haitian immigrants who arrived from Haiti in 1983.
Jean Baptiste Point du Sable Haitian
Jean Baptiste Point du Sable (or Point de Sable, Point au Sable, Point Sable, Pointe DuSable) (before 1750– August 28, 1818) is regarded as the first permanent resident of what became Chicago, Illinois.
Pierre Andre Garçon is an American football wide receiver for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League.
Pras Michel Haitian
Pras is a two-time Grammy-winning American rapper, best known as one of the founding members of the critically acclaimed hip hop group, the Fugees, which included his cousin Wyclef Jean and recording artist Lauryn Hill.
Ralph Gilles Haitian
Ralph Victor Gilles is an American-Canadian automobile designer and was the President and CEO of the SRT Brand and Senior Vice President of Design at Chrysler until being promoted to Head of Design for Fiat/Chrysler in April of 2015.
Samuel Dalembert Haitian
Samuel Davis Dalembert is a Haitian-Canadian professional basketball player who currently plays for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for Seton Hall University.
Tony Yayo Haitian
Marvin Bernard, better known by his stage name Tony Yayo, is a rapper and member of the hip hop group G-Unit. Tony Yayo was brought up in South Jamaica, Queens, New York and is longtime friends with 50 Cent and Lloyd Banks.
Travie McCoy Haitian
Travis Lazarus "Travie" McCoy (born August 6, 1981) is an American rapper and singer-songwriter. He is the co-founder and lead singer of the rap rock band Gym Class Heroes, in addition to having a solo career.
Wyclef Jean Haitian
Wyclef Jeanelle Jean born October 17, 1969 is a Haitian rapper, musician and actor. At the age of nine,Jean moved to the United States with his family and has spent much of his life there
Zoe Saldana Haitian
She is an American actress and dancer. Following her performances with the FACES theater group, Saldana made her screen debut in an episode of Law & Order (1999).
Anthony Gregory Brown Jamaican
Democratic Party politician from the State of Maryland; he is the eighth and current Lieutenant Governor of Maryland
American football safety who is currently a free agent.
Ayanna Samuels Jamaican
Member of the American Institute of Aerospace Engineers
Barrington Irving Jamaican
The youngest person and the first African American to fly around the world solo.
Busta Rhymes Jamaican
American rapper, producer and actor.
Jamaican-American rapper, actor and member of The Hrsmn, Sharpshooterz, Cloak N Dagga, The Undergods, and one-half of T.H.E.M
Carla Campbell Jamaican
Carla Campbell is a fashion model represented by IMG in New York. She received her most widespread exposure appearing in the 2006 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue
Chili Davis Jamaican
The first ball-player born in Jamaica to appear in a major league game.
Claudia Gordon Jamaican
Public Engagement Advisor for the Disability Community in the Office of Public Engagement at the White House. Former Special Assistant to the Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program (OFCCP). First black, female, deaf attorney in U.S.
United States statesman and a retired four-star general in the United States Army. The 65th United States Secretary of State (2001-2005), serving under President George W. Bush (The first African American appointed to that position).
Diana King Jamaican
Reggae fusion singer-songwriter who specifically performed a mixture and fusion of R&B, Reggae and Dancehall.
Grace Jones Jamaican
Jamaican singer, actress and model.
Huey Dunbar Jamaican
Former singer of Dark Latin Groove.
Huntley Brown Jamaican
Ini Kamoze Jamaican
Reggae singer best known for his signature song, "Here Comes the Hotstepper", which was released in 1994, and subsequently topped the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Janice Savin Williams Jamaican
Co-Founder and Senior Principal of The Williams Capital Group, L.P.
Jenna Wolfe Jamaican
Correspondent for NBC's Today, and the news anchor of their Weekend edition.
Cicely Tyson. Cicely L. Tyson (born December 18, 1924) is an American actress. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress, and the Golden Globe Award for her performance as Rebecca Morgan in Sounder (1972).
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Foxy Brown Tranidadian
American rapper, model, and actress.
Heather Headley Tranidadian
Soul singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress.
Nia Long Tranidadian
Nia Long (born October 30, 1970) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles in the television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Third Watch, and the films In Too Deep, Boyz n the Hood, Friday, Boiler Room, Soul Food, Love Jones,
Nicki Minaj Tranidadian
Trinidadian-born American rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality.
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Tatiana Ali Tranidadian
Tatyana Marisol Ali (born January 24, 1979) is an American actress, model and R&B singer, best known for her role as Ashley Banks on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Vashtie Kola Tranidadian
New York based Director, Filmmaker, Artist, Designer, Creative Consultant and DJ. First woman to design a Jordan brand sneaker under the Violette signature.
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Emile Alphonse Griffith (February 3, 1938 – July 23, 2013) was a professional boxer from the U.S. Virgin Islands who became a world champion in the welterweight and middleweight classes. His best known contest was a 1962 title match with Benny Paret.
Joseph O'Neal (Joe) Christopher (born December 13, 1935 in Frederiksted, U.S. Virgin Islands) is a former outfielder who played in Major League Baseball from 1959 through 1966. Listed at 5' 10", 175 lbs., he batted and threw right-handed.
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Raja Bell (born September 19, 1976) is an American retired professional basketball player who last played for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA).