Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With Y

Discover the famous black people whose name starts with Y. The list includes people like YNW Melly, YBN Cordae, Yara Shahidi, Yoweri Museveni, Yvette Wilson and many more. This list of black celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. Black people featured on this list, include actresses, actors, rappers and models. This list of black celebrities whose names start with Y includes people from United States, Senegal, France, Cuba 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 Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 2 YNW Melly

YNW Melly.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: May 1, 1999
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gifford, Florida
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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 3 YBN Cordae

YBN Cordae.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper, songwriter
Birthdate: August 26, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina

 4 Yohan Blake

Yohan Blake.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: December 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: St. James Parish, Jamaica
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 5 Yara Shahidi

Yara Shahidi.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 10, 2000
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 6 Yoweri Museveni

Yoweri Museveni.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of Uganda
Birthdate: August 15, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ntungamo
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 7 Yaphet Kotto

Yaphet Kotto
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 15, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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 8 Yasiel Puig

Yasiel Puig
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: December 7, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cienfuegos, Cuba
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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 9 Yvonne Orji

Yvonne Orji
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Port Harcourt, Rivers State Rivers, Nigeria

 10 Yannick Bolasie

Yannick Bolasie
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: May 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lyon
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 11 Yvette Wilson

Yvette Wilson.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 6, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
Died: June 14, 2012

 12 Yoenis Céspedes

Yoenis Céspedes
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: October 18, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Campechuela, Granma, Cuba
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 13 Yolanda King

Yolanda King.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: November 17, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama
Died: May 15, 2007

 14 Yakubu Gowon

Yakubu Gowon
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Military personnel
Birthdate: October 19, 1934
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kanke
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 15 Yannick Noah

Yannick Noah
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: May 18, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sedan, France
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 16 YBN Nahmir

YBN Nahmir.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: December 18, 1999
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 17 Yakubu Aiyegbeni

Yakubu Aiyegbeni
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Nigerian footballer
Birthdate: November 22, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Benin City

 18 Yahya Jammeh

Yahya Jammeh
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of the Gambia
Birthdate: May 25, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kanilai
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 19 Youssou N'Dour

Youssou N'Dour
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 1, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal

 20 Yolanda Adams

Yolanda Adams
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Gospel singer
Birthdate: August 27, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 21 Yaa Gyasi

Yaa Gyasi
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: 1989 AD
Birthplace: Mampong, Ghana

 22 Yacine Brahimi

Yacine Brahimi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Algerian-French footballer
Birthdate: February 8, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 23 Yella Beezy

Yella Beezy.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: October 21, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 24 Yordano Ventura

Yordano Ventura.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: June 3, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Samana, Dominican Republic
Died: January 22, 2017
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 25 Yoandy Leal

Yoandy Leal
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Volleyball player
Birthdate: August 31, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 26 Yvonne Chaka Chaka

Yvonne Chaka Chaka
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: singer
Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: Dobsonville

 27 Yusef Abdul Lateef

Yusef Abdul Lateef
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: October 9, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Died: December 23, 2013

 28 Yomif Kejelcha

Yomif Kejelcha
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Long-distance running
Birthdate: August 1, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oromia, Ethiopia
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 29 Yves Edwards

Yves Edwards
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed Martial Artists
Birthdate: September 30, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nassau, Bahamas
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 30 Yolanda Griffith

Yolanda Griffith
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: March 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 31 Yves Pons

Yves Pons
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 7, 1999
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 32 Yandy Diaz

Yandy Diaz
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball third baseman
Birthdate: August 8, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sagua la Grande, Villa Clara, Cuba
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 33 Yvonne Nelson

Yvonne Nelson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 12, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 34 Yoan Gouffran

Yoan Gouffran
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: association football player
Birthdate: May 25, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Villeneuve-Saint-Georges
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 35 Youssoupha Fall

Youssoupha Fall
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: January 12, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal
Height: 7'4" (224 cm)

 36 Yayi Boni

Yayi Boni
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of Benin
Birthdate: July 1, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tchaourou

 37 Yasmina Khadra

Yasmina Khadra
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Novelist
Birthdate: January 10, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kénadsa

 38 Ynw Bslime

Ynw Bslime.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: April 10, 2007
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: United States

 39 Yorgan De Castro

Yorgan De Castro
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: December 19, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mindelo, Cape Verde
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 40 Yusef Komunyakaa

Yusef Komunyakaa
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: April 29, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bogalusa, Louisiana

 41 Yanick Moreira

Yanick Moreira
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: July 31, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)

 42 Yvonne Okoro

Yvonne Okoro
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tamale, Ghana

 43 YNW JGreen

YNW JGreen.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: January 25, 1999
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 44 Yanick Etienne

Yanick Etienne
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Hait

 45 Yvan Mendy

Yvan Mendy
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: May 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: France
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 46 Yobes Ondieki

Yobes Ondieki
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Long-distance runner
Birthdate: February 21, 1961
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kisii, Kenya

 47 Yaya Panton

Yaya Panton.
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Listed In: YouTubers
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: June 3, 2008
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: United States

 48 Yaritza Reyes

Yaritza Reyes
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 17, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santo Domingo Norte, Dominican Republic
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 49 Yvonne Vera

Yvonne Vera
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: September 19, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Died: April 7, 2005

 50 Yves Jabouin

Yves Jabouin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: May 30, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)