40 Black Celebrities with Naturally Kinky Hair

by West Parsons on July 11, 2013 · 29 comments

in celebrities, curls kinks coils

brandy_naturalhairBrandyNorwood| Musical artist, actress, and long time protective styler :-)

nicole_naturalhairNicole Ari Parker| Best known as co-star of Showtimes’s hit series, Soul Food.

kekepalmer_naturalhairKeke Palmer| Currently co-staring in 90210 and best known as the Akeelah in Akeelah and the Bee.

dawnrichards_naturalDawn Richard | Debuted on MTV’s Making the Band and is now a solo artist.

michellewilliams_naturalhairMichelle Williams| Best known as a member of the super group, Destiny’s Child.

Rasheeda Frost| Best known for staring in the reality show, Love & Hip Hop Atlanta

Other Celebs w/ Natural Hair
Angela Simmons, Janelle Monae, Toya Wright, Solange, Beyonce, T’Keyah Crystal Kemah, Yaya Dacosta, Alycia Keys, Kim Wayans, Marsha Ambrosious, Eryka Badu, Kelis, Tankia Ray, Leela James, Esperanza Spalding, Ledesi, India arie, Corine Bailey Rae, Goapele,  Keyshia Knight Pulliam, Chrisette Michele,  Kimberly Elise, Dominique Dawes, Lil Momma, Tianna Taylor, Melissa Harris-Perry, Syesha Mercado, Yvette Nicole Brown, Sherry Shepherd, Elle Varner, Amel Larrieux, Sheree Whitfield, Macy Gray, Mary Mary (both members), Tracee Ellis Ross, Kim Coles, Jennifer Lewis

Update 7/17/13: Brandy’s afro featured above has been rumored to be a weave or wig.

 Did I miss anyone?