Black Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With Y

Discover the famous black people whose name starts with Y. The list includes people like Young Jeezy, Yoweri Museveni, Yordano Ventura, Yella Beezy, YNW JGreen and many more. This list of black celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. Black people featured on this list, include football players, actresses, political leaders and actors. This list of black celebrities whose names start with Y includes people from United States, France, Senegal, 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 
Young Jeezy
(Rapper)

Young Jeezy
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 28, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, United States

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
13
Birthdate: July 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 3 
Yvonne Orji
(Actress)

Yvonne Orji
2
Birthdate: December 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Port Harcourt, Rivers State Rivers, Nigeria
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 4 
Yannick Bolasie
(Footballer winger)

Yannick Bolasie
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 5 

Yaphet Kotto
3
Birthdate: November 15, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 6 
Yohan Blake
(Athlete)

Yohan Blake
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: St. James Parish, Jamaica
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 7 
Yoweri Museveni
(President of Uganda (Since 1986))

Yoweri Museveni
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 15, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ntungamo, Uganda
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 8 
Yasiel Puig
(Baseball player)

Yasiel Puig
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 7, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cienfuegos, Cuba
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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 9 
Yolanda Adams
(Gospel singer)

Yolanda Adams
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 27, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 10 
Yoenis Céspedes
(Baseball player)

Yoenis Céspedes
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 18, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Campechuela, Granma, Cuba
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 11 
Yakubu Aiyegbeni
(Football player)

Yakubu Aiyegbeni
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 22, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Benin City, Nigeria
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 12 
Yordano Ventura
(Baseball Player)

Yordano Ventura
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 3, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Samana, Dominican Republic
Died: January 22, 2017
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Black Celebrity Names:

 13 
Yacine Brahimi
(Football player - Winger, attacking midfielder)

Yacine Brahimi
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 8, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 14 
Youssou N'Dour
(Singer-songwriter)

Youssou N'Dour
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 1, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal
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 15 
Yella Beezy
(Rapper)

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

 16 

Yusef Abdul Lateef
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 9, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Died: December 23, 2013
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 17 
Yves Edwards
(Mixed Martial Artists)

Yves Edwards
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 30, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nassau, Bahamas
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 18 
Yamiche Alcindor
(Journalist)

Yamiche Alcindor
1
Birthdate: November 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
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 19 
Yakubu Gowon
(Politician, Military personnel)

Yakubu Gowon
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 19, 1934
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kanke

 20 

Yordenis Ugás
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 14, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 21 
Youssoufa Moukoko
(Footballer striker position)

Youssoufa Moukoko
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 20, 2004
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon

 22 
Yvonne Nelson
(Actress)

Yvonne Nelson
0
Birthdate: November 12, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 23 
Yvonne Okoro
(Actress)

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

 24 
Yoan Gouffran
(association football player)

Yoan Gouffran
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 25, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Villeneuve-Saint-Georges
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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 25 
Yetur Gross-Matos
(American Football Player)

Yetur Gross-Matos
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 26, 1998
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 26 
Yasmina Khadra
(Writer, Novelist)

Yasmina Khadra
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 10, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kénadsa

 27 
Yolanda Griffith
(Basketball player)

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

 28 
Yves Pons
(Basketball player)

Yves Pons
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 7, 1999
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 29 
Yves Bissouma
(Football Midfielder)

Yves Bissouma
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 30, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Issia, Ivory Coast
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 30 

Yusef Komunyakaa
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 29, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bogalusa, Louisiana

 31 
Yorgan De Castro
(Mixed Martial Artist)

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

 32 

Yuniel Dorticos
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 11, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 33 
Yanick Moreira
(Basketball player)

Yanick Moreira
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 31, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)

 34 
Yomif Kejelcha
(Long-distance running)

Yomif Kejelcha
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 1, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oromia, Ethiopia
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 35 
Youssoupha Fall
(Basketball player)

Youssoupha Fall
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 12, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal
Height: 7'4" (224 cm)

 36 
Yann Karamoh
(Footballer forward position)

Yann Karamoh
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 8, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 37 
Yaritza Reyes
(Actress)

Yaritza Reyes
0
Birthdate: December 17, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santo Domingo Norte, Dominican Republic
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 38 
Yahya Jammeh
(2nd President of the Gambia)

Yahya Jammeh
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 25, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kanilai, The Gambia

 39 
Yvon Mvogo
(Football goalkeeper)

Yvon Mvogo
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 6, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 40 
Yoandy Leal
(Volleyball player)

Yoandy Leal
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 31, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 41 
Yusuf Lule
(4th President of Uganda)

Yusuf Lule
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 10, 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kampala, Uganda
Died: January 21, 1985

 42 
Yvonne Vera
(Author)

Yvonne Vera
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 19, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Died: April 7, 2005

 43 
Yaya Panton
(YouTuber)

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

 44 
Ynw Bslime
(Rapper)

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

 45 
Yunus Musah
(Footballer right winger position)

Yunus Musah
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 29, 2002
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 46 
Young 22
(Rapper)

Young 22
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 8, 1996
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

 47 
Yaa Gyasi
(Novelist)

Yaa Gyasi
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1989 AD
Birthplace: Mampong, Ghana

 48 
YNW JGreen
(Rapper)

YNW JGreen
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 25, 1999
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 49 
Yannick Boli
(Football player - Forward)

Yannick Boli
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 13, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, France
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 50 
Yolette Leconte
(First Lady)

Yolette Leconte
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: La Fossette, Cap-Haitien, Haiti
Died: June 13, 1981