Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With D

Discover the famous black people whose name starts with D. The list includes people like Drake, Donald Glover, Dave Chappelle, Deontay Wilder, 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, basketball players, football players and actors. This list of black celebrities whose names start with D includes people from United States, England, France, Canada 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 
Drake
(One of the Best-Selling Music Artists With the Most Top 10 Singles on the Billboard Hot 100)

Drake
86
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 24, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 2 
Deontay Wilder
(WBC Heavyweight Champion (2015 – 2020))

Deontay Wilder
39
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
30
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
26
Birthdate: August 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 5 
Derek Jeter
(Baseball Player)

Derek Jeter
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 26, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pequannock Township, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 6 
Deion Sanders
(American Football player, Baseball Player)

Deion Sanders
17
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 9, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 7 

Daniel Kaluuya
13
Birthdate: February 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 8 
David Ortiz
(Baseball player)

David Ortiz
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
Black Celebrity Names:

 9 
Desmond Tutu
(First Black African Archbishop of Cape Town & Nobel Peace Prize Winner)

Desmond Tutu
37
Birthdate: October 7, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Klerksdorp, South Africa
Died: December 26, 2021
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 10 
Donna Summer
(Singer-Songwriter)

Donna Summer
12
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 31, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 17, 2012
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 11 
DeMar DeRozan
(Basketball player)

DeMar DeRozan
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 7, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Compton, California, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 12 

Djimon Hounsou
9
Birthdate: April 24, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cotonou
Black Celebrity Names:

 13 
Damon Wayans
(Actor, Comedian and Member of the 'Wayans' Family of Entertainers)

Damon Wayans
8
Birthdate: September 4, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 14 
Dell Curry
(Basketball player)

Dell Curry
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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 15 
Derrick Henry
(American football player)

Derrick Henry
18
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
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 13, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mobile, United States
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
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 17 
Darius Rucker
(Singer, Guitarist)

Darius Rucker
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 13, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 18 
Danny Glover
(Known for His Lead Role as Roger Murtaugh in the 'Lethal Weapon' Film Series)

Danny Glover
8
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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 19 
Dionne Warwick
(One of the Most-Charted Vocalists of All Time)

Dionne Warwick
11
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 12, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: City of Orange, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 20 
Dele Alli
(Footballer)

Dele Alli
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Milton Keynes, England
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 21 

Damon Wayans Jr.
12
Birthdate: November 18, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Huntington, Vermont, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 22 

Diahann Carroll
3
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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 23 

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

 24 
Davido
(Singer-Songwriter)

Davido
30
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 25 
David Alaba
(Football player as defensive midfielder)

David Alaba
16
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
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 11, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 27 
Debbie Allen
(Actress Best Known for Her Work in the Musical-Drama Television Series 'Fame')

Debbie Allen
7
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: January 16, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 28 
Denzel Curry
(Rapper)

Denzel Curry
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 16, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Carol City, Florida, United States

 29 
Daymond John
(CEO of FUBU)

Daymond John
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 23, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 30 
Daniel Sturridge
(Football Player)

Daniel Sturridge
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Birmingham
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 31 
David Alan Grier
(actor, screenwriter, stage actor, television actor)

David Alan Grier
3
Birthdate: June 30, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Detroit

 32 
Dan Harmon
(Creator of the Sitcoms 'Community', 'Rick and Morty' and The Podcast 'Harmontown')

Dan Harmon
8
Birthdate: January 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 33 
DeAndre Jordan
(Basketball player)

DeAndre Jordan
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)

 34 
Dwayne Haskins
(American football player)

Dwayne Haskins
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 3, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Highland Park, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 35 
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)

 36 
Dave East
(Rapper Famous For His Eighth Mixtape 'Black Rose')

Dave East
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 3, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: East Harlem, New York, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 37 
Dwight Yorke
(Football Player)

Dwight Yorke
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 3, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Canaan, Trinidad and Tobago
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 38 
Dominique Wilkins
(Basketball Player)

Dominique Wilkins
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 12, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 39 
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)

 40 
Demaryius Thomas
(Demaryius Antwon Thomas)

Demaryius Thomas
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 25, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Montrose, Georgia, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 41 
Darryl Strawberry
(Baseball player)

Darryl Strawberry
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 12, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 42 
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)

 43 
Don Shirley
(Classical and Jazz Pianist and Composer)

Don Shirley
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 29, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pensacola, Florida, United States
Died: April 6, 2013

 44 

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)

 45 
DeMarco Murray
(American Football player)

DeMarco Murray
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 46 

D.L. Hughley
3
Birthdate: March 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 47 
DeVonta Smith
(American football player)

DeVonta Smith
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 14, 1998
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Amite City, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 48 
Dwayne Wayans
(Film score composer and writer known for being a member of the Wayans family.)

Dwayne Wayans
0
Birthdate: July 20, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 49 
Dennis Smith Jr.
(Basketball player)

Dennis Smith Jr.
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 25, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 50 
David Justice
(Baseball player)

David Justice
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 14, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)