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, Yara Shahidi, Yolanda King, Yoweri Museveni, YBN Nahmir 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, France, Ghana, Senegal 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 YNW Melly

YNW Melly
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: May 1, 1999
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 2 Yaphet Kotto

Yaphet Kotto
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 15, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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 3 Yara Shahidi

Yara Shahidi
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 10, 2000
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 4 Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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 5 Yolanda King

Yolanda King
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: November 17, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: May 15, 2007

 6 Yoweri Museveni

Yoweri Museveni
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of Uganda
Birthdate: August 15, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Ugandan
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 7 Yasiel Puig

Yasiel Puig
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: December 7, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Cuban
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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 8 Yannick Bolasie

Yannick Bolasie
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: May 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: French
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 9 YBN Nahmir

YBN Nahmir
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: December 18, 1999
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 10 Yvette Wilson

Yvette Wilson
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 6, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: June 14, 2012
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 11 Yakubu Aiyegbeni

Yakubu Aiyegbeni
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Nigerian footballer
Birthdate: November 22, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Nigerian

 12 Yolanda Adams

Yolanda Adams
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Gospel singer
Birthdate: August 27, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 13 Yoenis Céspedes

Yoenis Céspedes
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: October 18, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Cuban
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 14 Yvonne Orji

Yvonne Orji
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Nigerian, American
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 15 Yakubu Gowon

Yakubu Gowon
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Military personnel
Birthdate: October 19, 1934
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Indian, Nigerian

 16 Yohan Blake

Yohan Blake
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Sprinter, Athletics competitor
Birthdate: December 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: French, Jamaican
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 17 Yaa Gyasi

Yaa Gyasi
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: 1989 AD
Nationality: Ghanaian, American

 18 Yannick Noah

Yannick Noah
Listed In:
Famous As: Tennis player, Singer, Tennis coach
Birthdate: May 18, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: French
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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 19 Yella Beezy

Yella Beezy
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: October 21, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 20 Youssou N'Dour

Youssou N'Dour
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 1, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Senegalese
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 21 Yahya Jammeh

Yahya Jammeh
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of the Gambia
Birthdate: May 25, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Gambian

 22 Yacine Brahimi

Yacine Brahimi
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Algerian-French footballer
Birthdate: February 8, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Algerian, French
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 23 Yordano Ventura

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

 24 Yves Edwards

Yves Edwards
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed Martial Artists
Birthdate: September 30, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Bahamian
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 25 Yusef Abdul Lateef

Yusef Abdul Lateef
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: October 9, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: December 23, 2013

 26 Yvan Mendy

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

 27 Yvonne Chaka Chaka

Yvonne Chaka Chaka
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: singer
Birthdate: 1965 AD
Nationality: South African

 28 YBN Cordae

YBN Cordae
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper, songwriter
Birthdate: August 26, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 29 Yves Pons

Yves Pons
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 7, 1999
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: French
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 30 Yoan Gouffran

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

 31 Yvonne Nelson

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

 32 Yusef Komunyakaa

Yusef Komunyakaa
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: April 29, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 33 Yasmina Khadra

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

 34 Yolanda Griffith

Yolanda Griffith
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: March 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 35 Ynw Bslime

Ynw Bslime
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: April 10, 2007
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 36 Yaya Panton

Yaya Panton
Listed In: YouTubers
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: June 3, 2008
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 37 Yayi Boni

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

 38 Yvonne Okoro

Yvonne Okoro
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Ghanaian, Nigerian

 39 YNW JGreen

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

 40 Yanick Moreira

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

 41 Yomif Kejelcha

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

 42 Yandy Diaz

Yandy Diaz
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball third baseman
Birthdate: August 8, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Cuban
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 43 Yvonne Vera

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

 44 Yaritza Reyes

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

 45 Young 22

Young 22
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: October 8, 1996
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 46 YBN Glizzy

YBN Glizzy
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: October 29, 1998
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 47 Yobes Ondieki

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

 48 Yema Lucilda Hunter

Yema Lucilda Hunter
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Librarian
Birthdate: 1943 AD
Nationality: Sierra Leonean
Died: 2000 AD

 49 Yulisa Pat Amadu Maddy

Yulisa Pat Amadu Maddy
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 27, 1936
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Sierra Leonean
Died: March 16, 2014

 50 Youssoupha Fall

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