Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With Y

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Discover the famous people whose name starts with Y. The list includes people like Yoko Ono, Yvonne Strahovski, Yung Gravy, Young Thug, Yul Brynner and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include actresses, political leaders, actors and football players. This list of celebrities whose names start with Y includes people from Japan, United States, Russia, France and many more countries.
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 1 
YNW Melly
(Rapper and Singer Best Known for His Songs ‘Murder on My Mind’ and ‘Mixed Personalities’)
YNW Melly
143
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 1, 1999
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gifford, Florida, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 2 
Young Thug
(Rapper, Singer, and Songwriter)
Young Thug
61
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 3 
Yao Ming
(6th President of the Chinese Basketball Association and Former Professional Player)
Yao Ming
20
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 12, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
Height: 7'6" (229 cm)
 4 
Yuri Gagarin
(Soviet Pilot and Cosmonaut Who Became the First Man to Travel into Outer Space)
Yuri Gagarin
27
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 9, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Klushino, Russia
Died: March 27, 1968
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 5 
Yvonne Strahovski
(Australian Actress Best Known for Her Role in the TV Series ‘Chuck’ and 'The Handmaid's Tale')
Yvonne Strahovski
36
Birthdate: July 30, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Werrington Downs, Australia
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 6 
Yip Man
(Martial Artist and a Grandmaster of the Martial Art 'Wing Chun')
Yip Man
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 1, 1893
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Foshan, China
Died: December 2, 1972
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 7 
Yuzuru Hanyu
(One of the Greatest Figure Skaters in History)
Yuzuru Hanyu
54
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 7, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sendai, Japan
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 8 
Yara Shahidi
(Actress & Model Known for Her Role as 'Zoey Johnson' on the TV Series" ‘Black-ish’ and ‘Grown-ish)
Yara Shahidi
41
Birthdate: February 10, 2000
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 9 
Yvonne De Carlo
(A Famous Hollywood Star in the 1940s & 1950s)
Yvonne De Carlo
19
Birthdate: September 1, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Died: January 8, 2007
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 10 
Yoko Ono
(Artist and Musician Who Was an Influential Practitioner of Conceptual & Performance Art)
Yoko Ono
51
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 18, 1933
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 11 
Yogi Berra
(One of the Greatest Catchers in Baseball History)
Yogi Berra
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 12, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: September 22, 2015
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 12 
Yung Gravy
(Rapper)
Yung Gravy
25
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 19, 1996
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rochester, Minnesota
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 13 
Yoel Romero
(Cuban Professional Mixed Martial Artist and Former Freestyle Wrestler)
Yoel Romero
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 30, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pinar del Río, Cuba
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 14 
Yolandi
(Singer, Actress)
Yolandi
44
Birthdate: December 1, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Port Alfred, Eastern Cape
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 15 
Yo-Yo Ma
(American Grammy-Award Winning Cellist )
Yo-Yo Ma
13
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 7, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
 16 
Young M.A
(American Rapper and Songwriter Known for Her 2016 Hit Single ‘Ooouuu’)
Young M.A
27
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
 17 
Yayoi Kusama
(Contemporary Artist)
Yayoi Kusama
22
Birthdate: March 22, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan
 18 
Yves Saint Laurent
(French Fashion Designer and Founder of His Eponymous Fashion Label)
Yves Saint Laurent
7
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 1, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oran, Algeria
Died: June 1, 2008
 19 
Yo Gotti
(Rapper)
Yo Gotti
24
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 19, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 20 
Yanni
(One of the Best-Selling Musical Artists and Leading Figure of 20th-Century New Age Music)
Yanni
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 14, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kalamata, Greece
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 21 
Young Jeezy
(Rapper and One of the Pioneers Who Popularized Trap Music)
Young Jeezy
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 28, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, United States
 22 
Yang Mi
(Chinese Actress and Singer)
Yang Mi
10
Birthdate: September 12, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Beijing, China
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 23 
Yvette Nicole Brown
11
Birthdate: August 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: East Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 24 
Yasmine Bleeth
(Actress and Model Known for Her Role as ‘Caroline Holden’ in the TV Series ‘Baywatch’)
Yasmine Bleeth
16
Birthdate: June 14, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 25 
Yohani
(Singer-songwriter)
Yohani
34
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 30, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
 26 
Yannick Bisson
(Actor and Director Known for His Role as Detective ‘William Murdoch’ in the TV Series ‘Murdoch Mysteries’)
Yannick Bisson
12
Birthdate: May 16, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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YBN Nahmir
(Rapper)
YBN Nahmir
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 18, 1999
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 28 
Yaya Touré
(Ivorian footballer)
Yaya Touré
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 13, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire
 29 
Yvette Prieto
(Michael Jordan’s Wife)
Yvette Prieto
14
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cuba
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 30 
Young Dolph
(Rapper)
Young Dolph
29
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 11, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died: November 17, 2021
 31 
Yoo Seung-ho
(South Korean Actor)
Yoo Seung-ho
31
Birthdate: August 17, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gyeyang District, Incheon, South Korea
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 32 
Yvonne McGuinness
(Irish Visual Artist)
Yvonne McGuinness
19
Birthdate: October 12, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kilkenny, Ireland
 33 
Yoo In-na
(Actress)
Yoo In-na
8
Birthdate: June 5, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seongnam, Gyeonggi, South Korea
 34 
Yeo Jin-goo
27
Birthdate: August 13, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
 35 
Yadier Molina
(Former Puerto Rican Baseball Catcher)
Yadier Molina
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 13, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bayam??n, Puerto Rico
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
18
Birthdate: July 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 37 
Yung Lean
(Rapper, Songwriter, Fashion designer, Record Producer)
Yung Lean
17
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 18, 1996
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stockholm
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 38 
Yokozuna
(Professional wrestler)
Yokozuna
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 2, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: October 23, 2000
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 39 
Yung Miami
(Singer)
Yung Miami
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 11, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
 40 
Yuvraj Singh
(Former Indian International Cricketer Who Hit Six Sixes in One Over in a T20 Match)
Yuvraj Singh
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 12, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chandigarh, India
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 41 
Yvonne Craig
(Best Known for Her Role as 'Batgirl/Barbara Gordon' in the 1960s Television Series 'Batman')
Yvonne Craig
2
Birthdate: May 16, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Taylorville, Illinois, United States
Died: August 17, 2015
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 42 
Yaphet Kotto
4
Birthdate: November 15, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 43 
Youri Tielemans
(Belgian Professional Football Midfielder)
Youri Tielemans
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 7, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sint-Pieters-Leeuw
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 44 
Yitzhak Rabin
(5th Prime Minister of Israel)
Yitzhak Rabin
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 1, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine
Died: November 4, 1995
 45 
Yook Sung-jae
(South Korean Singer)
Yook Sung-jae
17
Birthdate: May 2, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Yongin, South Korea
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 46 
YBN Cordae
(Rapper)
YBN Cordae
22
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 26, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
 47 
Yoweri Museveni
(9th President of Uganda)
Yoweri Museveni
13
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 15, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ntungamo, Uganda
 48 
Yolanda King
(Civil Rights Activist and Daughter of Civil Rights Leader 'Martin Luther King Jr.')
Yolanda King
15
Birthdate: November 17, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Died: May 15, 2007
 49 
Yael Grobglas
(French-Israeli Actress Best Known for Her Roles as 'Petra Solano' in the TV Seies 'Jane the Virgin')
Yael Grobglas
6
Birthdate: May 31, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 50 
Yu Darvish
(Baseball Pitcher)
Yu Darvish
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 16, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Osaka, Japan
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)