Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With D

Discover the famous black people whose name starts with D. The list includes people like Dwayne Johnson, Drake, Denzel Washington, DaBaby, Diana Ross and many more. This list of black celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. Black people featured on this list, include american football players, basketball players, actors and lyricists & songwriters. This list of black celebrities whose names start with D includes people from United States, England, France, Kenya and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hayward
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 2 Drake

Drake.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: October 24, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 3 Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington.
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Famous As: American actor
Birthdate: December 28, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 4 DaBaby

DaBaby.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: December 22, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 5 David Alaba

David Alaba.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: June 24, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 6 Diana Ross

Diana Ross.
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Famous As: American singer
Birthdate: March 26, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 7 Deandre Ayton

Deandre Ayton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: July 23, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nassau, Bahamas
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
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 8 Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: December 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
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 9 Dave Chappelle

Dave Chappelle.
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Famous As: Stand-up comedian
Birthdate: August 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 10 Deontay Wilder

Deontay Wilder.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Boxer
Birthdate: October 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tuscaloosa
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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 11 Derrick Lewis

Derrick Lewis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: February 7, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 12 Djimon Hounsou

Djimon Hounsou
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 24, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cotonou
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 13 Damon Wayans

Damon Wayans.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 4, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 14 Didier Drogba

Didier Drogba
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: March 11, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 15 Daniel Kaluuya

Daniel Kaluuya
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 16 Damon Wayans Jr.

Damon Wayans Jr..
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 18, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Huntington, Vermont, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 17 Daniel Cormier

Daniel Cormier
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: March 20, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 18 Danny Glover

Danny Glover.
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Famous As: American actor
Birthdate: July 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, U.S.
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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 19 Doc Rivers

Doc Rivers.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Coach
Birthdate: October 13, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 20 Deion Sanders

Deion Sanders.
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: August 9, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 21 Daniel Sturridge

Daniel Sturridge.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: September 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Birmingham
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 22 DeMar DeRozan

DeMar DeRozan.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: August 7, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Compton, California
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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 23 Donna Summer

Donna Summer
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: December 31, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 17, 2012
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 24 Draymond Green

Draymond Green.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Star
Birthdate: March 4, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan
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 25 Dominique Dawes

Dominique Dawes
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: November 20, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 26 Dele Alli

Dele Alli.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: April 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Milton Keynes
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 27 Dennis Haysbert

Dennis Haysbert.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 2, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Mateo, California
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 28 Dionne Warwick

Dionne Warwick
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Famous As: Singer & Actress
Birthdate: December 12, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: City of Orange, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 29 Danai Gurira

Danai Gurira.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grinnell, Iowa
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 30 Don Shirley

Don Shirley
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: January 29, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pensacola, Florida, USA
Died: April 6, 2013

 31 David Robinson

David Robinson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: August 6, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Key West, Florida, United States
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)

 32 Diahann Carroll

Diahann Carroll.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 17, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City
Died: October 4, 2019
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 33 Darius Rucker

Darius Rucker.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Guitarist
Birthdate: May 13, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 34 Dwight Yorke

Dwight Yorke.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: November 3, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Canaan
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 35 Dikembe Mutombo

Dikembe Mutombo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: June 25, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)

 36 Don Lemon

Don Lemon
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: March 1, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.

 37 Derrick Henry

Derrick Henry
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: January 4, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yulee, Florida, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 38 Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Anti-Apartheid Activist
Birthdate: October 7, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Klerksdorp, South Africa
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 39 Demetrious Johnson

Demetrious Johnson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: August 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Madisonville, Kentucky, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 40 Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Pianist and Bandleader
Birthdate: April 29, 1899
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
Died: May 24, 1974

 41 Dwayne Haskins

Dwayne Haskins
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: May 3, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Highland Park, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 42 Derrick Bell

Derrick Bell
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: November 6, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 5, 2011

 43 David Justice

David Justice
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: April 14, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 44 David Ortiz

David Ortiz.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball designated hitter
Birthdate: November 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Santo Domingo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 45 Dorothy Dandridge

Dorothy Dandridge.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Died: September 8, 1965

 46 Doris Miller

Doris Miller.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Navy Man
Birthdate: October 12, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Waco, Texas, United States
Died: November 24, 1943

 47 Don King

Don King.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 20, 1931
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 48 DeSean Jackson

DeSean Jackson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: December 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 49 Daymond John

Daymond John.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: CEO of FUBU
Birthdate: February 23, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 50 Deron Williams

Deron Williams
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: June 26, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Parkersburg, West Virginia, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)