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, Dave Chappelle, Drake, Denzel Washington, Deion Sanders and many more. This list of black celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. Black people featured on this list, include american football players, actors, record producers and lyricists & songwriters. This list of black celebrities whose names start with D includes people from United States, England, Nigeria, France and many more countries.

 1 Dwayne Johnson

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

 2 Dave Chappelle

Dave Chappelle
Birthdate: August 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 3 Drake

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

 4 Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington
Famous As: American actor
Birthdate: December 28, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 5 Deion Sanders

Deion Sanders
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: August 9, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 6 Diana Ross

Diana Ross
Famous As: American singer
Birthdate: March 26, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 7 DaBaby

DaBaby
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: December 22, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 8 Don Lemon

Don Lemon
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: March 1, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
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 9 Dionne Warwick

Dionne Warwick
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 12, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 10 Deontay Wilder

Deontay Wilder
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Boxer
Birthdate: October 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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 11 Danny Glover

Danny Glover
Famous As: American actor
Birthdate: July 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 12 Doc Rivers

Doc Rivers
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Coach
Birthdate: October 13, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
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 13 Demba Ba

Demba Ba
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: May 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: French, Senegalese
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 14 Damon Wayans

Damon Wayans
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 4, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 15 Damon Wayans Jr.

Damon Wayans Jr.
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 18, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 16 Damon Wayans, Jr.

Damon Wayans, Jr.
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 18, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 17 Daniel Kaluuya

Daniel Kaluuya
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: British
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 18 Donna Summer

Donna Summer
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: December 31, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: May 17, 2012
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 19 Don King

Don King
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 20, 1931
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 20 Dele Alli

Dele Alli
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: April 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 21 Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Pianist and Bandleader
Birthdate: April 29, 1899
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: May 24, 1974

 22 Djimon Hounsou

Djimon Hounsou
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 24, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Beninese
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 23 Daniel Sturridge

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

 24 Darius Rucker

Darius Rucker
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Guitarist
Birthdate: May 13, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 25 Dennis Haysbert

Dennis Haysbert
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 2, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 26 Don Shirley

Don Shirley
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: January 29, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Jamaican, American
Died: April 6, 2013

 27 Donnell Rawlings

Donnell Rawlings
Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: December 6, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 28 David Alaba

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

 29 Derrick Lewis

Derrick Lewis
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: February 7, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 30 Dillian Whyte

Dillian Whyte
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: April 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Jamaican, British
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 31 Davido

Davido
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: November 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Nigerian
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 32 DeMar DeRozan

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

 33 Draymond Green

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

 34 Danai Gurira

Danai Gurira
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American, Zimbabwean
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 35 Drew Sidora

Drew Sidora
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 1, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 36 Desmond Tutu

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

 37 Dion Waiters

Dion Waiters
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: December 10, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 38 Diahann Carroll

Diahann Carroll
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 17, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: October 4, 2019
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 39 DeAngelo Williams

DeAngelo Williams
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: April 25, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 40 David Ortiz

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

 41 Dwight Yorke

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

 42 Dorothy Dandridge

Dorothy Jean Dandridge
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: September 8, 1965

 43 Daymond John

Daymond John
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: CEO of FUBU
Birthdate: February 23, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 44 DJ Jazzy Jeff

DJ Jazzy Jeff
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Club DJ, Disc jockey, Actor, Television actor, Record producer, Composer
Birthdate: January 22, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 45 Dikembe Mutombo

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

 46 Daryl Mitchell

Daryl Mitchell
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 16, 1965
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 47 Dick Allen

Dick Allen
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: March 8, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 48 Dred Scott

Dred Scott
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: American slave
Birthdate: 1799 AD
Nationality: American
Died: September 17, 1858

 49 Desmond Howard

Desmond Howard
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: May 15, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 50 Deandre Ayton

Deandre Ayton
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: July 23, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Bahamian
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)