Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With D

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Discover the famous black people whose name starts with D. The list includes people like Deion Sanders, Drake, Deontay Wilder, Daniel Kaluuya, Donald Glover 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, football players and political leaders. This list of black celebrities whose names start with D includes people from United States, England, France, Canada and many more countries.
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Drake
(One of the Best-Selling Music Artists With the Most Top 10 Singles on the Billboard Hot 100)
Drake
114
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 24, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 2 
Deontay Wilder
( American Professional Boxer and 10-Time WBC Heavyweight Champion)
Deontay Wilder
52
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 3 
Donald Glover
(Rapper & Actor)
Donald Glover
43
Birthdate: September 25, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: California, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 4 
Dave Chappelle
(Stand-up Comedian Best Known for His Comedy Sketch Series 'Chappelle's Show')
Dave Chappelle
38
Birthdate: August 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Deion Sanders
(Former American Football Player, Coach and Only Athlete to Play in Both 'Super Bowl' and 'World Series')
Deion Sanders
24
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 9, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 6 
Dak Prescott
(American Football Quarterback)
Dak Prescott
28
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 29, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sulphur, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Daniel Kaluuya
(Best Known for his Portrayal of Fred Hampton in the Movie ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’)
Daniel Kaluuya
14
Birthdate: February 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England,United Kingdom
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 8 
Damon Wayans
(Actor, Comedian and Member of the 'Wayans' Family of Entertainers)
Damon Wayans
13
Birthdate: September 4, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Danny Glover
(Known for His Lead Role as Roger Murtaugh in the 'Lethal Weapon' Film Series)
Danny Glover
13
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 10 
Desmond Tutu
(First Black African Archbishop of Cape Town & Nobel Peace Prize Winner)
Desmond Tutu
57
Birthdate: October 7, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Klerksdorp, South Africa
Died: December 26, 2021
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 11 
Donna Summer
(Singer-Songwriter)
Donna Summer
15
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 31, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 17, 2012
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 12 
DeMar DeRozan
(American Basketball Player Who Plays as a Shooting Guard / Small Forward)
DeMar DeRozan
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 7, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Compton, California, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
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Djimon Hounsou
11
Birthdate: April 24, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cotonou
 14 
Dell Curry
(American Former Professional Basketball Player and Father of NBA Players Stephen & Seth Curry)
Dell Curry
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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 15 
Derrick Henry
(American football player)
Derrick Henry
24
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 4, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yulee, Florida, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 16 
DeMarcus Cousins
(Basketball player, Center)
DeMarcus Cousins
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 13, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mobile, United States
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
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Darius Rucker
(Singer, Guitarist)
Darius Rucker
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 13, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 18 
Dele Alli
(Footballer)
Dele Alli
16
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Milton Keynes, England
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Dionne Warwick
(One of the Most-Charted Vocalists of All Time)
Dionne Warwick
12
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 12, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: City of Orange, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 20 
Diahann Carroll
5
Birthdate: July 17, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: October 4, 2019
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Damon Wayans Jr.
(Actor and Comedian Known for Playing as ‘Brad Williams’ in the ABC Sitcom ‘Happy Endings’)
Damon Wayans Jr.
18
Birthdate: November 18, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Huntington, Vermont, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 22 
Davido
(Singer-Songwriter)
Davido
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Dennis Haysbert
(Actor and Voice Actor Known for His Films: ‘Major League’, ‘Absolute Power’ and ‘Wreck-It Ralph’)
Dennis Haysbert
4
Birthdate: June 2, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Mateo, California, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 24 
Debbie Allen
(Actress Best Known for Her Work in the Musical-Drama Television Series 'Fame')
Debbie Allen
8
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: January 16, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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David Alaba
(Austrian Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder and Defender)
David Alaba
21
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 24, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 26 
Didier Drogba
(Football player)
Didier Drogba
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 11, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 27 
DeAndre Jordan
(Basketball player)
DeAndre Jordan
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
 28 
Denzel Curry
(Rapper Known for His Singles ‘Ultimate’ and ‘Flying Nimbus’)
Denzel Curry
11
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 16, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Carol City, Florida, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 29 
David Alan Grier
(actor, screenwriter, stage actor, television actor)
David Alan Grier
5
Birthdate: June 30, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Detroit
 30 
DeSean Jackson
(American football player)
DeSean Jackson
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 31 
DJ Jazzy Jeff
(Club DJ, Disc jockey, Actor, Television actor, Record producer, Composer)
DJ Jazzy Jeff
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 22, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 32 
Da Brat
(Rapper and Actress Known for Her Albums: ‘Funkdafied’ and ‘Not Tonight’)
Da Brat
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 14, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 33 
Dave East
(Rapper Famous For His Eighth Mixtape 'Black Rose')
Dave East
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 3, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: East Harlem, New York, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 34 
DJ Yella
(Rapper)
DJ Yella
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 35 
Dominique Wilkins
(Basketball Player)
Dominique Wilkins
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 12, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 36 
Dan Harmon
(Creator of the Sitcoms 'Community', 'Rick and Morty' and The Podcast 'Harmontown')
Dan Harmon
13
Birthdate: January 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 37 
Dorothy Vaughan
(American Mathematician, Human Computer and the First African-American to Receive Promotion as Supervisor in NASA)
Dorothy Vaughan
8
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 20, 1910
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died: November 10, 2008
 38 
Dwayne Haskins
(American football player)
Dwayne Haskins
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 3, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Highland Park, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 39 
Devin Hester
(American football player)
Devin Hester
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 4, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Riviera Beach, Florida, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 40 
Dennis Edwards
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 3, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fairfield, Alabama, United States
Died: February 1, 2018
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 41 
Dikembe Mutombo
(Basketball player)
Dikembe Mutombo
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 25, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)
 42 
David Justice
(Baseball player)
David Justice
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 14, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 43 
Dwight Yorke
(Trinidadian and Tobagonian Former Professional Football Player Who Played as a Midfielder)
Dwight Yorke
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 3, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Canaan, Trinidad and Tobago
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 44 
Desiigner
(Rapper Known for His Debut Single 'Panda')
Desiigner
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 3, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 45 
Demond Wilson
(Actor Best Known for His Role as 'Lamont Sanford' in the 1970s Hit Series, 'Sanford and Son')
Demond Wilson
1
Birthdate: October 13, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Valdosta, Georgia, United States
 46 
Doris Miller
(Navy Man)
Doris Miller
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 12, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Waco, Texas, United States
Died: November 24, 1943
 47 
DeVonta Smith
(American football player)
DeVonta Smith
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 14, 1998
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Amite City, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 48 
Darryl Strawberry
(Baseball player)
Darryl Strawberry
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 12, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 49 
D.L. Hughley
3
Birthdate: March 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 50 
Derek Fisher
(Basketball coach)
Derek Fisher
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 9, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)