Hottest Black Women 2

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Somaya Reece
In January, 2011 Somaya Reece was recognized as a "Female Emcee You Need To Know" in XXL magazine. With over 31 million views and more than 865,000 friends, Somaya Reece, the 1 Latina artist on MySpace has successfully proven to be a viral marketing powerhouse! Prior to unveiling her myspace page, in spite of her harsh upbringing...
Lisa Wu
Lisa started in this industry as a background dancer that toured and opened shows for artists such as Public enemy, Epmd, Candy Man and many others. She eventually became an artist herself in a group called "19" after several studio sessions and meetings with label execs "19" was on their way! They were offered a deal but Lisa had a change of heart and answered her calling to the ministry...
Keke Palmer
Actress, Grease Live!
Keke Palmer was born Lauren Keyana Palmer in Robbins, Illinois--a small town 20 miles south of Chicago-- to Sharon and Larry Palmer, both former actors. Palmer showed vocal promise as a five-year-old, when she belted out "Jesus Loves Me" in her church choir. A year later the singer-actress had a solo in her kindergarten play but...
Drew Sidora
Actress, Step Up
Soundtrack, Unstoppable
Ciara was born in Austin, Texas October 25, 1985. She is the only child of Carlton and Jackie Harris. Due to her father being in the United States Army, she grew up on army bases in Germany, New York, Utah, California, Arizona, and Nevada. During her teens, Ciara and her family settled in Atlanta. Ciara said that watching Destiny's Child perform on a television program...
Soundtrack, Hitch
Introduced to most of the world in 2005 with the smash single "1 Thing," triple-threat actress / dancer / singer-songwriter-producer Ameriie continues to evolve. As a young girl she lived in a variety of places, including South Korea, Germany, Texas and Alaska due to her father's US military career...
Garcelle Beauvais
Garcelle was born in Haiti. Her mother, Marie-Claire, was a teacher who moved Garcelle and her six older children to Massachusetts after a divorce from her father, Axel, four years prior. At age 16, the family moved again to Miami. At 17, Garcelle pursued a modeling career in New York. She got a break on Aaron Spelling's TV show...
Marie Blanchard
Marie was born and and raised in Port-au Prince, Haiti and moved to the United States in New Jersey 1996. She lives in Pennsylvania where she was able to launch a small business inspired by her puppies Scrappy and Gizmo. She went to school at the University of Houston for Petroleum Land Management and began to work in the oil and gas industry as a Land Technician...
Naomie Harris
Actress, Skyfall
British actress Naomie Harris was born in London, the only child of television scriptwriter Lisselle Kayla. Her father is from Jamaica and her mother is from Trinidad. She showed an interest in acting from an early age and attended the prestigious Anna Scher Theatre School. From here, Harris won roles in various projects...
Aisha Tyler
Actress, Archer
Aisha Tyler born September 18, 1970 is an American talk show host, actress, comedian, author, producer, writer, and director. She is known for portraying Andrea Marino in the first season of Ghost Whisperer, voicing Lana Kane in Archer, and portraying Mother Nature in the Santa Clause film series, as well as recurring roles in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Talk Soup.
Erica Hubbard
Erica Hubbard started her career in 1988 doing voice-overs and starring in commercials such as: McDonald's, MCI, Reebok and Sears. She has worked in many markets, including Chicago, New York and California. Ms. Hubbard has performed in feature films distributed by Paramount, 20th Century Fox and TSIBILI Pictures...
Aleisha Allen
Allen was born Aleisha LaNaé Allen in New York City on April 28, 1991, and has been modeling for print and TV ads since the age of 4. As a 6-year-old she appeared on ''Blue's Clues'', and later she became a series regular on ''Out of the Box''. A singer and ballerina (as well as an actress), Allen most recently starred in ''School of Rock'' with 'Jack Black'...
Erin Leshawn Wiley
Born in Cincinnati, Ohio and raised in the Bay Area of Northern California, Erin grew up with an innate love for dance, theatre and the written word. A graduate of Loyola Marymount University with a Bachelor's Degree in Dance and Theatre, Erin began her career in entertainment as a professional choreographer at the ripe old age of thirteen...
Jessica Rich
A native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, TV personality and television host - Jessica Rich has been in love with entertainment since her father worked hand-in-hand with Great Aunt Patti LaBelle under her management company PAZ. Watching her Aunt shoot for the stars and reach them inspired Rich to herself aim for success within the industry...
Actress, The Help
Christine Horn
Actress, Complications
Christine Horn was born in New York and raised in Atlanta. She studied with the Freddie Hendricks Youth Ensemble of Atlanta and attended the American Musical Dramatic Academy in New York City. She is a Broadway/Film Actress, Singer and Producer known for, "Complications" (2014), "Reckless" (2014) and The Retrieval (2013)...
Michelle Shelton Huff
Actress, Chi-Raq
Captivating audiences on stage and film; Michelle Shelton Huff has been able to bring inanimate characters to life. A star in the making; Michelle has shown the ability to cry on cue. A native of Chicago Illinois, Michelle was born on February 8th. With the urging from family, friends and a teacher who was a former model; Michelle decided to try her hand at modeling...
April Clark
Actress, ATL
Tae Heckard
Actress, ATL
Tami Roman
Tami Roman grew up in a middle-class, single-parent household in White Plains, NY. Since her mom worked three jobs to support the family, Tami spent many days and nights alone, undoubtedly a "latch-key" kid responsible for raising herself. It wasn't until her mother met and married Ali Akbar that her childhood changed drastically...
Gina Torres
Actress, Serenity
Gina was born in New York City and is youngest of three children in a close-knit Cuban American family. Attended New York City's High School of Music and Art She is a gifted mezzo soprano and was trained in opera and jazz and also sang in a gospel choir.
Letoya Luckett
Actress, Killers
LeToya Nicole Luckett, professionally known as LeToya, is a two-time Grammy Award-winning American R&B singer, songwriter and entrepreneur. She is an original member of the R&B group, Destiny's Child, and has since pursued a successful solo career, topped the U.S. Billboard 200 albums chart and has been certified platinum by the RIAA...
Tamara Taylor
Actress, Bones
Tamara Taylor's career took off when she landed a series regular role on Fox's Party of Five. Since then she has appeared in Steven Bochco's City of Angels, Hidden Hills, Lost, Numb3rs, CSI: Miami, NCIS, and Fox's hit Bones. She also had a role in Serenity...
Caryn Ward
Actress, Entourage
Caryn Ward is a professionally trained dancer/choreographer who studied at the prestigious Alvin Ailey Dance Academy in New York City, NY. She danced on stage, screen and video with Janet Jackson, Usher, Rosie Perez, Debbie Allen to name a few. Caryn has recurred and co-starred on HBO's Entourage, The Shield...
Patrice Marjorie
From studying Biomedical Science... to shining on the Big Screen.. Patrice Marjorie, from Bowie, MD, is a rising and multi-talented entertainer who has quickly become known as a driven and fearless comedic and dramatic actress with an uninhibited approach to life. Patrice's latest leading ensemble role was feature film "On The Wing"...
Actress, Eve
Elena Nordé
Elena Nordé is an Actress/Singer/songwriter who was born and raised in Atlanta, Ga. She is a multi-talented artist, and her music ranges from R&B and Pop to Gospel. Elena's fourth Christmas was highlighted by the unparalleled gift of a microphone. With the receipt of that gift, the emergence of her need to sing became apparent...
Elise Neal
Actress, The Hughleys
Elise Neal was born in Memphis, Tennessee and began dancing at age six. She contributes her success to her mother, Arletha Neal, who always supported her and drove her to numerous talent shows and recitals. After moving to New York and quickly booking many Off Broadway shows and musical revivals, she thought Broadway would be her winning ticket...
Porscha Coleman
Porscha Coleman is an American actress, singer, dancer, and TV host, who is best known for her recurring television role as Erica Willis on The Parkers, Rachel in the Disney Channel Original Movie Pixel Perfect, and on MTV's improvisation show Wild 'n Out. She attended Millikan Middle School Performing Arts Magnet in Sherman Oaks...
Jowharah Jones
Jowharah Jones, a Philadelphia born native, left home at the tender age of seven to attend the Milton Hershey Boarding School in Hershey, Pennsylvania. After ten years of this nurturing environment Jowharah graduated Milton Hershey with honors in 1999. The then 17-year-old was well groomed, disciplined...
Tamala Jones
Actress, Castle
Gabrielle Dennis
Actress, The Game
Gabrielle Dennis is an actress and comedian best known for her work in television as Janay on the hit series "The Game" (CW & BET) and as Denise Roy on Spike Tv's "Blue Mountain State" With a background as a trained dancer, actress, and singer that stretches all the way back to age 4 Gabrielle always knew she would have a career in the Arts...
Aunjanue Ellis
Actress, Men of Honor
Aunjanue Ellis was born in San Francisco, California. She graduated from the Brown University, and later attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. During her career, Ellis performed on Off-Broadway theater, appeared in many film, and had roles on television. In film, she is best known for her roles in "Men of Honor" (2000)...
Nina Daniels
Actress, Maron
Tabitha Christopher
Actress, Jack Squad
Actress, Producer, and Fitness Guru Tabitha Christopher was born and raised on the beautiful island of St. Thomas, the U.S.V.I. She is the middle child of three other children and has always felt the need to fight for survival. Her outlet of survival started at the age of four with her avid storytelling and learning to play the piano...
Kim Porter
Actress, The Brothers
Kim Porter is from Columbus, Georgia. She started out as a blushing model from the small town area. After her graduation from Columbus High School in 1988, she moved to Atlanta to pursue a bigger dream. She was in a relationship with singer Al B. Sure! and in 1991, they had a son Quincy Brown who was named after Al B...
Nadège August
Nadège August is the Creator, Writer, Executive Producer and Lead of the hit web series BOUGIE DILEMMA. She was born in Brooklyn, NY but lived in France and Port-au-Prince, Haiti from the ages of 4 to 14. As such, she is fluent in English, French and Haitian Creole. Her MFA is in Theatre Arts from the Actors Studio program at The New School in New York...
Nicole Beharie
Actress, Shame
Nicole Beharie is an American actress. Her critically acclaimed film debut was in the film American Violet (2008) alongside Alfre Woodard, Tim Blake Nelson and Will Patton. Beharie also played Ernie Davis' girlfriend in the movie The Express (2008). Her upcoming projects include My Last Day Without You (2011) and Steve McQueen's Shame (2011) opposite Michael Fassbender...
Rakie Ayola
Actress, Dredd
Genevieve Nnaji
Genevieve Nnaji grew up in Lagos, the commercial capital of Nigeria. The fourth of eight children, she was brought up in a middle-class environment. Her father worked as an engineer and her mother worked as a teacher. She attended the Methodist Girls College Yaba before heading to the University of Lagos...
Carmen Ejogo
Actress, Selma
Carmen Ejogo was born in Kensington, London, England, to a Nigerian father and a Scottish mother. Ejogo grew up in London. Ejogo's television career began in the UK in the early 1990s, where she presented the children's series Saturday Disney. Subsequently, she has had an acting career in the US. She has appeared in _Metro_ with Eddie Murphy...
Osas Ighodaro Ajibade
Born and raised in the home of the New York Yankees, Osas Ighodaro Ajibade is a Bronx Native. As a first-generation Nigerian-American, Osas strongly values the importance of family, giving back and staying connected to her roots. Osas is a graduate from Pennsylvania State University and holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism and dual minor degrees in Entrepreneurship and Theatre...
Robinne Lee
Actress, Hitch
Brittany Perry-Russell
The Texas native began her career as a professional dancer. As the "It Girl" of music videos and tours, she has appeared alongside a virtual Who's Who of chart-topping artists, including: Selena Gomez, Chris Brown, Iggy Azalea, Katy Perry, Jessie J, Nick Jonas, Meghan Trainor, and many more. Perry-Russell...
Dahiana Torres
Actress Dahiana Torres was born in the Caribbean island of Dominican Republic. Compelled by the force to entertain, she began her journey writing for the school paper & working as host for the school's television station. However, it wasn't until she hung up her basketball jersey and became a theatre major in college...
Sharri Jones
Actress, Potnah
Sharri Jones aka Sharri Ana Natalia was born July 29, 1989 in San Antonio, Texas. She is African American and Creole Indian. Sharri moved to New York on her own right after graduating from Fox Tech High School - Law Academy. Started going to college at the age of 16. The young actress almost got her break when she was cast in Friday Night Lights to play Booby Miles (Derek Lukes)girlfriend...
Vanessa Williams
Actress, Eraser
Vanessa Lynn Williams is one of the most respected and multi-faceted performers in entertainment today. She has conquered the musical charts, Broadway, music videos, television and motion pictures. She has sold millions of albums worldwide and she has achieved critical acclaim as an actress on stage, in film and on television...
Rachel True
Actress, Half & Half
Rachel True has been working for most of the 1990s. She broke into the business with a pair of guest roles on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show In 1993, Rachel moved to L.A.; she then appeared in the rap parody CB4 with Chris Rock. She also landed another pair of guest spots on the HBO sitcom Dream On...
Nicole Pulliam
Actress, Inception
Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, Nicole knew from a very young age that she wanted to pursue a career as a performer. To that end, she participated in several school productions while growing up, and completed numerous acting classes throughout her life. She started out slowly by taking on modeling and commercial gigs in her native Ohio...
Ambrosia Kelley
Ambrosia was born on October 4, 1995. Her Entertainment career began in September 1999 ( a month shy of being 4 years old), when her Aunt Crystal notified Ambrosia's Mom Annette and Grandma Arcy of an open call by a local Agency in her hometown of Corpus Christi, Texas. The Agency at the time was called Infinity Modeling Agency...
Adaku Ononogbo
Actress, Altruism
Adaku Ononogbo is a British-born actress living in the NYC area for quite some time now. Once she settled in the States, she had a bit of a culture shock. Growing up in school, she was known to the other children as the black girl with a funny accent. Soon she found her peace and friends. Basketball was her life in elementary school...