It's Black History Month, and it's time to celebrate the Black celebrities who paved the way for Black success and still remember where they come from.
From Halle Berry to Rich Paul, check out the list below!
The Emmy award-winning actress has been in the limelight since 1986, when she competed in beauty pageants and finished as runner up in the Miss USA pageant and sixth in Miss World in 1986.
From Boomerang with Eddie Murphy to Monster's Ball, she has an impressive resume of films. She was born on August 14 1966, in Cleveland, OH.
Born Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi, also known as his stage name, Kid Cudi. His musical career started in 2008 with his debut single, "Day 'n' Nite," the rapper and record producer was born in Cleveland, OH.
The singer is best known for hits "Fast Car" and "Give Me One Reason." Tracy Chapman was born in Cleveland, OH.
Yvette Nicole Brown, from Nickelodeon's hit TV show, Drake and Josh, the American actress is from East Cleveland and has opened up about struggles being a Black actor in America, from hair and makeup to casting.
The American comedian, actor, and talk show host found fame and success fast after starring in Coming to America with Eddie Murphy. Arsenio Hall was born in Cleveland, OH.
Rich Paul founded sports agency Klutch Sports Agency based in Cleveland, OH. The business man has represented prominent NBA players, including LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Zach LaVine, Ben Simmons and more. He is the head of UTA Sports and just announced Klutch Sports clothing collection with New Balance. Paul was named in Forbes as world's most powerful sports agent.