Sexy Black Men

by danielle_campbelle | created - 09 Feb 2015 | updated - 26 Sep 2015 | Public

Gorgeous black men in Hollywood. Not in order

1. Idris Elba

Actor | Beasts of No Nation

An only child, Idrissa Akuna Elba was born and raised in London, England. His father, Winston, is from Sierra Leone and worked at Ford Dagenham; his mother, Eve, is from Ghana and had a clerical duty. Idris attended school in Canning Town, where he first became involved in acting, before he dropped...

2. Morris Chestnut

Actor | Under Siege 2: Dark Territory

A tall, handsome, and versatile American actor, Morris Chestnut was born in Cerritos, California, to Shirley (Wynn) and Morris Chestnut, Sr. He first came to be recognized by moviegoers starring as Ricky in Boyz n the Hood (1991), a role where he played a high school running back using his football...

3. Denzel Washington

Actor | Fences

Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. was born on December 28, 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York. He is the middle of three children of a beautician mother, Lennis, from Georgia, and a Pentecostal minister father, Denzel Washington, Sr., from Virginia. After graduating from high school, Denzel enrolled at ...

4. Malik Yoba

Actor | Cool Runnings

Malik Yoba was born on September 17, 1967 in Bronx, New York, USA as Abdul-Malik Yoba. He is an actor and writer, known for Cool Runnings (1993), New York Undercover (1994) and Cop Land (1997). He has been married to Cat Wilson since December 21, 2003. He was previously married to Trisha Mann.

5. Larenz Tate

Actor | Crash

Larenz Tate was born on the west side of Chicago to Larry and Peggy Tate, the youngest of three brothers. His brothers are actors Larron Tate and Lahmard J. Tate. In 1984, Larenz and his family moved to California. It was while living in California that Larenz's parents got him and his brothers ...

6. Taye Diggs

Actor | Chicago

Taye Diggs was born in Newark, New Jersey, and was raised in Rochester, New York. He is the son of Marcia (Berry), a teacher and actress, and Andre Young, a visual artist. When he was a child, his mother married Jeffries Diggs, whose surname Taye took. He received a BFA degree in musical theater ...

7. Shemar Moore

Actor | Criminal Minds

Shemar Franklin Moore (born April 20, 1970) is an American actor and former fashion model. His notable roles are that of Malcolm Winters on The Young and the Restless from 1994 to 2005, Derek Morgan on CBS's Criminal Minds from 2005 to 2016, and as the third permanent host of Soul Train from 1999 ...

8. Boris Kodjoe

Actor | Resident Evil: Afterlife

Boris Frederic Cecil Tay-Natey Ofuatey-Kodjoe, better known as Boris Kodjoe, is a German actor known for his roles as Jason in the 2000 film Love & Basketball (2000), and the sports-courier agent Damon Carter on the Showtime drama series Soul Food (2000).

Kodjoe was born in Vienna, Austria, the ...

9. Michael Ealy

Actor | Barbershop

Known for his charming looks and deep personality, Michael Ealy blessed the movie screen with his role in Barbershop (2002). When he left Silver Spring, Maryland, with a degree in English, he headed off to New York. From there he performed in several stage productions, including the Off-Broadway ...

10. David Ramsey

Actor | Pay It Forward

David Ramsey stars as former United States Army Special Forces soldier, John Diggle, on the CW's People's Choice Award winning show "Arrow," based on the DC Comics superhero.

Created by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg, "Arrow" follows presumed-dead billionaire playboy Oliver ...

11. Lee Thompson Young

Actor | Friday Night Lights

Lee Thompson Young was born as the son of Velma Love and Tommy Scott Young. When he was in second grade his parents split up and he went to live with his mother. At age ten, he portrayed Dr. Martin Luther King in a play called "A Night of Stars and Dreams". That's when Lee decided he wanted to be ...

12. Terrence Howard

Actor | Hustle & Flow

Terrence Howard was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Anita Jeanine Williams (née Hawkins) and Tyrone Howard. He was raised in Cleveland, Ohio. His love for acting came naturally, through summers spent with his great-grandmother, New York stage actress Minnie Gentry. He later began his acting career ...

13. Flex Alexander

Actor | Snakes on a Plane

Flex Alexander was born on April 15, 1970 in New York City, New York, USA as Marc Alexander Knox. He is an actor and producer, known for Snakes on a Plane (2006), One on One (2001) and The Hills Have Eyes II (2007). He has been married to Shanice since February 14, 2000. They have two children.

14. Dartanyan Edmonds

Actor | Bulworth

Dartanyan Edmonds was born on January 3, 1972 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Bulworth (1998), Deliver Us from Eva (2003) and A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996).

15. Mel Jackson

Actor | Abduction of Jesse Bookman

Mel Jackson was born on October 13, 1970 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Abduction of Jesse Bookman (2008), Little Richard (2000) and Vengeance Unlimited (1998).

16. Dondre Whitfield

Actor | Mr 3000

Veteran TV actor Dondré T. Whitfield has been called up to the majors during his summer hiatus, taking a swing at the baseball film, Mr 3000 (2004), starring Bernie Mac and Angela Bassett. A former semi-pro baseball player, Dondré portrays one of Mac's teammates in the movie. Dondré wasted no time ...

17. Jason George

Actor | Fallen

Jason George was born on February 9, 1972 in Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA as Jason Winston George. He is an actor and producer, known for Fallen (1998), Sunset Beach (1997) and Kidnap (2017). He has been married to Vandana Khanna since July 10, 1999. They have three children.

18. Jackie Long

Actor | ATL

Jackie Long was born on October 23, 1981 in Pasadena, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for ATL (2006), The Comebacks (2007) and Idlewild (2006).

19. Marques Houston

Actor | You Got Served

Marques Houston was born on August 4, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Marques Barrett Houston. He is an actor, known for You Got Served (2004), Sister, Sister (1994) and Fat Albert (2004).

20. Jesse L. Martin

Actor | Rent

Jesse Martin was born Jesse Lamont Watkins in Virginia's Blue Ridge mountain range. His mother, Virginia Price, was a college career counselor. His father, Jesse Reed Watkins, was a truck driver. His parents divorced when he was very young. His mother then moved his family to Buffalo, New York. He ...

21. Sinqua Walls

Actor | Shark Night 3D

Originally from Louisiana, Sinqua moved to Los Angeles with his Family and Attended Beverly Hills High School. He is a Graduate of the University of San Francisco arts program where he studied Theater and Film. He is also of French, and Native American Descent. When not acting, Sinqua is a ...

22. Brandon Jay McLaren

Actor | Tucker and Dale vs Evil

Canadian actor Brandon Jay McLaren was born to parents from Grenada and Trindad on October 15, 1982. Hailing from Vancouver, Brandon attended the Johnston Heights Secondary School in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada where he studied Drama for five years, working with the Johnston Heights Theatre ...

23. Jahmil French

Actor | Degrassi: The Next Generation

Jahmil French is an actor, known for Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001), Boost (2017) and The Divide (2014).

24. Demetrius Joyette

Actor | The Pacifier

Demetrius Joyette entered the professional world of acting at the young age of 8. Starring alongside Billy Ray Cyrus, Demetrius was a regular on the long-running series, Doc, a role that earned him two Young Artist nominations in L.A. He has also had principal roles in several feature films ...

25. Antwon Tanner

Actor | Coach Carter

Antwon Tanner was born on April 14, 1975 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Coach Carter (2005), One Tree Hill (2003) and Never Die Alone (2004).

Met him in real life at a one tree hill event. He's extra cute in person and has the most gorgeous eyes ever!lol

26. Mazin Elsadig

Actor | Four in the Morning

Mazin Elsadig was born on September 2, 1987 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Mazin Elfadil Elsadig. He is an actor and producer, known for Four in the Morning (2016), Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001) and We Are Disorderly (2015).

27. Nathan Stephenson

Actor | Radio Free Roscoe

Nathaniel began acting when he was very young, doing small roles in community musical theatre productions like that of Judah in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat.

When he finally did slip into the film and television industry, he landed a lead role on YTV's System Crash. From there he ...

29. Derek Luke

Actor | Antwone Fisher

Derek Luke was born on April 24, 1974 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor, known for Antwone Fisher (2002), Glory Road (2006) and Captain America: The First Avenger (2011). He has been married to Sophia Adella Luke since 1998. They have one child.

30. Shad Moss

Actor | The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

Shad Gregory Moss was born on March 9, 1987 in Columbus, Ohio to Teresa Rena (Jones) and Alfonso Preston Moss. When Shad was five, he started his rap career using the nickname "Kid Gangsta." One year later, he took front stage during "The Chronic Tour" and impressed rapper Snoop Dogg, who later ...

31. Bert Belasco

Actor | Pitch

Bert Belasco is an actor, known for Pitch (2016), Justified (2010) and WTF: World Thumbwrestling Federation (2017).

32. Blair Underwood

Actor | Deep Impact

Smart, confident, eloquent, exceptionally handsome African-American actor Blair Underwood was born in Tacoma, Washington in 1964, the son of Marilyn Ann, an interior decorator, and Frank Eugene Underwood, Sr., an army colonel. With his family, he lived all over the world. Trained in musical theater...

33. Lamman Rucker

Actor | Why Did I Get Married?

Born in Pittsburgh, his mother had a dance company (the Pittsburgh Black Theater Dance Ensemble) and his father was a drummer, so entertaining is in his blood. His first acting role was as Martin Luther King in the 4th grade. He was in the drama club in 7th grade and then attended high school at ...

34. Trey Songz

Actor | Texas Chainsaw 3D

Trey Songz was born on November 28, 1984 in Petersburg, Virginia, USA as Tremaine Neverson. He is an actor and composer, known for Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013), American Honey (2016) and Million Dollar Arm (2014).

35. Tequan Richmond

Actor | Ray

Tequan (Tuh-kwon) Richmond arrived in Los Angeles from his hometown of Burlington, North Carolina nearly two decades ago and he certainly hasn't sat idle since planting his feet in Los Angeles soil.

He has appeared in a national Spalding basketball commercial with then Boston Celtic's Paul Pierce, ...

36. Trevor Jackson

Actor | Superfly

Trevor Jackson is an actor and director, known for SuperFly (2018), Grown-ish (2018) and Burning Sands (2017).

37. Charles Michael Davis

Actor | The Originals

Charles Michael Davis is an American actor, director, model and photographer from Dayton, Ohio.. He was born on December 1st, 1984 to an African American father and Filipino mother. Charles got his start with the talent agency Actors, Models, and Talent for Christ (AMTC). As an actor, he is best ...

38. Nate Parker

Actor | The Birth of a Nation

Nate Parker was born on November 18, 1979 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Birth of a Nation (2016), Arbitrage (2012) and The Great Debaters (2007). He has been married to Sarah DiSanto since 2007. They have four children.

39. Yusuf Gatewood

Actor | The Interpreter

Yusuf Keith Gatewood is an American actor that portrays the role of Vincent Griffith, a witch formerly possessed by Finn Mikaelson, in The Originals. Initially joining Season 2 as a recurring actor, he became a series regular in the second half of the season. His television work includes several ...

40. Michael Strahan

Actor | Ice Age: Collision Course

Michael Strahan was born on November 21, 1971 in Houston, Texas, USA as Michael Anthony Strahan. He is a producer and actor, known for Ice Age: Collision Course (2016), Magic Mike XXL (2015) and Religion of Sports (2016). He was previously married to Jean Marie Muggli and Wanda Nicole Hutchins.

The only thing I don't like about him is his gap & he seems kinda slow but other than that he's cute.

41. Tyson Beckford

Actor | Into the Blue

Tyson Beckford was born on December 19, 1970 in The Bronx, New York, USA as Tyson Craig Beckford. He is an actor and producer, known for Into the Blue (2005), Biker Boyz (2003) and Zoolander (2001).

42. Michael B. Jordan

Actor | Black Panther

Michael B. Jordan, the middle of three children, was born in Santa Ana, California and raised in Newark, New Jersey. He is the son of Donna (Davis), a high school counselor, and Michael A. Jordan. His middle name, Bakari, means "noble promise" in Swahili. (He is not related to, or named after, ...

43. Mehcad Brooks

Actor | Desperate Housewives

Mehcad Brooks continues to rise as one of Hollywood's most promising stars. Brooks was in USA's new drama Necessary Roughness (2011), in which he portrayed Terrence "TK" King, the star wide receiver for the Hawks who is becoming notorious for his frequent fumbles -- not to mention his regular ...

44. Terrence Jenkins

Actor | Think Like a Man

Terrence Jenkins was born on April 21, 1982 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Think Like a Man (2012), Burlesque (2010) and Entourage (2015).

45. Chris Brown

Actor | Takers

Chris Brown was born on May 5, 1989 in Tappahannock, Virginia, USA as Christopher Maurice Brown.

46. Omari Hardwick

Actor | Kick-Ass

Omari Latif Hardwick was born in Savannah, Georgia, to Joyce (Johnson) and Clifford Hardwick III, and grew up in Decatur, GA. His parents gave him a name to set a precedent, "Omari" meaning "most high," and "Latif" meaning "gentle." He shares, "I in no way believe that I am the highest or most high...

47. Columbus Short

Actor | Whiteout

Born in Kansas City, Missouri on September 19, 1982, Columbus Keith Short, Jr., started entertaining at the age of three, by putting on shows for his folks' enjoyment. Whether impersonating relatives, dancing or just making people laugh, everyone sensed something special about the boy. Fortunately,...

48. Reggie Bush

Producer | Walking on Dead Fish

Reggie Bush was born on March 2, 1985 in Spring Valley, California, USA as Reginald Alfred Bush II. He is an actor and producer, known for Walking on Dead Fish (2008), Callaway Live (2015) and Ciara: Like a Boy (2007). He has been married to Lilit Avagyan since July 12, 2014. They have three ...

49. Chad Johnson

Actor | American Reunion

Chad Johnson was born on January 9, 1978 in Miami, Florida, USA as Chad Javon Johnson. He is an actor, known for American Reunion (2012), Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! (2015) and The Rookie: CTU (2007). He was previously married to Evelyn Lozada.



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