Famous Black Entrepreneurs & Executives

Born: June 7, 1956, Cincinnati, Ohio Company: Epic Records Position: Chairman & CEO Industry: Media Country: United States

Born: c.1969 Company: Cash Money Records Position: Co-Founder, Co-CEO Industry: Music Country: United States

Born: February 9, 1954, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Occupation: Businessman, motivational speaker; Position: Founder, CEO; Company: Christopher Gardner…

Born: June 16, 1959, New Orleans, Louisiana Company: Johnson Publishing Company, Position: CEO, Industry: Media, Publishing, Country: United…

Born: August 14, 1959. Lansing, Michigan; Occupation: Businessman; Company: Magic Johnson Enterprises; Industry: Services; Position: Chairman,…

Born: January 10, 1949, Marshall, Texas; Position: President; Company: George Foreman Productions, Inc.; Industry: Product Endorsements, Licensing;…

Born: July 25, 1955, Mogadishu, Somalia; Occupation: Model, Businesswoman; Position: Founder and CEO; Company: Iman Cosmetics; Industry: Personal…

Born: Asheville, North Carolina, September 23, 1972; Position: Founder; Company: So So Def; Industry: Media; Country: United States;

Kenneth Chenault

Born: June 2, 1951, New York, New York; Company: General Catalyst Partners; Position: Chairman, managing director; Industry: Venture capital; …

Kobe Bryant

Born: August 23, 1978, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; Died: January 26, 2020 (age 41), Calabasas, California; Position: Co-Founder,…

Born: April 3, 1969, Chicago, Illinois; Occupation: Businessperson; Position: President; Company: Ariel Capital Management; Industry: Financial…

Oprah Winfrey

Born: January 29, 1954; Occupation: Businessperson; Position: Chairman, CEO; Company: Harpo Inc., Harpo Productions, Inc., Harpo Studios, Inc.; …

Born: December 7, 1942, Baltimore, Maryland; Died: January 19, 1993; Occupation: Businessman; Position: Former Chairman, CEO; Company: TLC…

Robert L. Johnson

Date of Birth: April 8, 1946, in Hickory, Mississippi; Education: University of Illinois, BA, 1968; Princeton University, MPA, 1972; Company: The…

Born: May 23, 1964, New Orleans, Louisiana; Position: Co-Founder, Co-CEO; Company: Cash Money Records; Industry: Media; Residence: United States; …

Born: October 4, 1957, Queens, NY; Company: Def Jam, Phat Form, Rush Communications, UniRush; Position: Co-Founder; Industry: Media, Financial…

Born: Dec. 23, 1867, near Delta, LA Died: May 25, 1919 Company: Madam CJ Walker Manufacturing Company Industry: Cosmetics Position: Founder …

Sean Combs

Born: November 4, 1969, Harlem, New York, U.S; Net worth (2018): $825 M; Company: Combs Enterprises; Position: Chairman, CEO; Industry: Media,…

Born: December 4, 1969, Brooklyn, NY; Company: Roc Nation; Position: Founder; Industry: Media, Entertainment, Publishing, Fashion; Residence:…

Born: January 13, 1970. Chicago, Illinois; Position: Founder, producer, screenwriter; Company: ShondaLand; Industry: Film & Television; Residence:…