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, actors, lyricists & songwriters and record producers. This list of black celebrities whose names start with D includes people from United States, France, England, Ghana 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
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hayward
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 2 Daniel Kaluuya

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

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

 4 Denzel Washington

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

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

 6 Dikembe Mutombo

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

Diana Ross
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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 8 Dave Chappelle

Dave Chappelle
Birthdate: August 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 9 Deontay Wilder

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

 10 Deion Sanders

Deion Sanders
Listed In: Sportspersons
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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 11 Derrick Lewis

Derrick Lewis
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 David Alaba

David Alaba
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: June 24, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vienna
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 13 Djimon Hounsou

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

 14 Don Lemon

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

Demetrius Andrade
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: February 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 16 Damon Wayans

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

Dillian Whyte
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: April 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Port Antonio, Jamaica
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 18 Danny Glover

Danny Glover
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 Donna Summer

Donna Summer
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)

 20 Damon Wayans Jr.

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

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

 22 Derek Brunson

Derek Brunson
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: January 4, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 23 Draymond Green

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

 24 Don Shirley

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

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

 26 Dennis Haysbert

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

 27 Duke Ellington

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

 28 Don King

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

 29 Danai Gurira

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

 30 Doc Rivers

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

 31 Davido

Davido
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: November 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 32 Dele Alli

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

 33 Darius Rucker

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

 34 Dorothy Dandridge

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

 35 Deandre Ayton

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

 36 Drew Sidora

Drew Sidora
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 1, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 37 DeMar DeRozan

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

 38 David Alan Grier

David Alan Grier
Famous As: actor, screenwriter, stage actor, television actor
Birthdate: June 30, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Detroit

 39 Diahann Carroll

Diahann Carroll
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)

 40 Desmond Tutu

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

 41 Dawn Staley

Dawn Staley
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 42 Dwight Yorke

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

 43 Daymond John

Daymond John
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)

 44 Derrick Henry

Derrick Henry
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)

 45 Derrius Guice

Derrius Guice
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: June 21, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 46 David Ortiz

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

 47 Daryl Mitchell

Daryl Mitchell
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 16, 1965
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wyandanch, New York, United States

 48 DeSean Jackson

DeSean Jackson
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 Danielle Brooks

Danielle Brooks
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 17, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, U.S.
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 50 D'Angelo

D'Angelo
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 11, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States