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Celebrities With a Color in Their Names

Margaret Minnicks has been an online writer for many years. She writes about various topics including celebrities and entertainment.

Betty White

Betty White


Not only does Betty White have a color in her name, but she also starred on a popular television show with a color in its name, The Golden Girls. The 97-year-old actress and comedian played the part of Rose, another color. Therefore, Betty White deserves to be at the top of the list of colors.

Other famous and well-known people with White in their names include the following:

  • Wheel of Fortune Model Vanna White
  • Singer Barry White
  • Football Hall of Famer Reggie White
  • Snowboarder Shaun White
  • Actor Jaleel White
  • Fictional Character Snow White
Comedian Jack Black

Comedian Jack Black


Black is a solemn color representing power, strength, and authority. It is also associated with death. A great number of people wear black to funerals. Did you know that the royal family must take a black outfit on all their trips in case they need to wear it for a period of mourning?

  • Actor and Comedian Jack Black
  • Actress and Singer Karen Black
  • Singer, Actress and Diplomat Shirley Temple-Black
  • Actress and Singer Lisa Hartman Black


Brown is a down to earth color. It denotes stability, structure, and support.

  • Singer Chris Brown
  • Singer James Brown
  • Murder victim Nicole Brown-Simpson
  • Judge Joe Brown
  • Poet Robert Browning
  • Poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning, wife of Robert Browning
  • Singer and TV personality Melanie Brown (also known as Mel B)
  • Singer Ruth Brown
  • Rapper and actress Foxy Brown
  • Football Hall of Famer Jim Brown
  • Football Hall of Famer Tim Brown
  • Singer Bobby Brown
  • Writer Helen Gurley Brown
  • CNN News Anchor Campbell Brown
  • Author of The Da Vinci Code Dan Brown
  • Fictional character Charlie Brown in Peanuts
Singer Al Green

Singer Al Green


When most people think of green, they think about money. However, they should not limit the color to just money and finances. There is so much more to the color.

Green is the color of life, renewal, and nature. Green represents growth, harmony, freshness, and fertility. It is also the color associated with greed and envy.

  • Singer Al Green
  • Singer Cee Lo Green
  • Actor Lorne Green
  • Alan Greenspan
  • Fictional Character Jolly Green Giant
Redd Foxx

Redd Foxx


Red is a very strong color. It represents passion and love as well as energy, danger, power, and determination. Red attracts attention more than any other color. Perhaps that's why a number of comedians use the color "Red" as their stage name.

  • Comedian Redd Foxx
  • Comedian Red Skelton
  • Comedian Red Buttons
  • Actress Lynn Redgrave
  • Actress Vanessa Redgrave
  • Actor Eddie Redmayne
  • Actor Robert Redford
  • Singer Otis Redding
  • The Red Baron whose real name was Manfred von Richthofen
  • Fictional Character Little Red Riding Hood


Blue is the favorite color of a lot of people because of its calming properties. The sky is blue and so is the sea. Therefore, the color is often associated with depth and stability.

  • Blue Ivy Carter (daughter of Beyonce and Jay Z)
  • Elijah Blue Allman (son of Cher and Greg Allman)
  • Actor Corbin Bleu
  • Baseball Player Vida Blue
  • Actress Dakota Blue Richards
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Singer Pink

Singer Pink


Pink is a delicate color that usually signifies sweet, cute, feminine, and tenderness. That's why the universal color for baby girls is pink.

  • Singer Pink (real name is Alecia Beth Moore)
  • Actress Jada Pinkett Smith
  • Fictional Character the Pink Panther


Gold is associated with illumination, compassion, courage, passion, and wisdom. Gold is a strong color that is also associated with wealth. prosperity, as well as glamour.

  • Actress Tracey Gold
  • Actress Goldie Hawn
  • Actress Tony Goldwyn
  • Actress Whoopi Goldberg whose real name is Caryn Elaine Johnson
  • Politician Barry Goldwater
  • Murdered victim Ronald Goldman who was killed along with Nicole Brown-Simpson


Silver, like gold, is a precious metal and is associated with wealth. Silver make denotes glamourous, grace, sophistication, and elegance.

  • Comedian Phil Silvers
  • Actress Alicia Silverstone
  • Actress and Comedian Sarah Silverman
  • Poet Schel Silverstein
  • Film Producer Joel Silver
  • Actor Jonathan Silverman
Jennifer Grey, 58

Jennifer Grey, 58

Gray or Grey

Gray can also be spelled grey. It is a neutral color. It is also a cool and balanced color. It is often associated with sadness or depression.

  • Actress Jennifer Grey
  • Actress Erin Gray
  • Actor Matthew Gray Gubler
  • Singer Macy Gray
  • Actress Linda Gray
  • Jamie Dorman's role as Christian Grey in Fifty Shades of Grey

Secondary Colors


  • Model and Actress Amber Rose
  • Actress Mary Rose Byrne
  • Actress Rose McGowan
  • Actress Amber Rose Tamblyn


  • Model and Actress Amber Rose
  • Actress Amber Heard
  • Actress Amber Rose Tamblyn


  • Actress and Dancer Ginger Rogers
  • ABC Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee

Other Colors

  • Actress Emerald Fennell
  • Actor Keenan Ivory Wayans
  • Actress Ruby Dee
  • Author of Joy Luck Club Amy Tan

No known people with these colors in their names:

  • orange
  • purple
  • yellow


Sabina on October 26, 2020:

Interesting analogy that “Brown is a down to earth color. It denotes stability, structure, and support”, yet Chris Brown, Bobbi Brown, James Brown and Foxy Brown have all been charged with assault

Alice Njambi from Nairobi, Kenya on February 08, 2020:

Your article is very creative

Margaret Minnicks (author) from Richmond, VA on December 27, 2019:

Kelly Ann, thanks for reading and commenting on my article. I wrote the article some time ago. After reading your comment, I updated my article to show that Betty White is actually 97 years old now.and will be 98 in a few days. She was born on January 17, 1922.

Kelly Ann Christensen from Overland Park, Johnson County, Kansas on December 27, 2019:

What a cute article. I just love Betty White, like some many others do, but I did not realize she is 96.

Andre on October 15, 2019:

The reggae singer, Winston Foster is known by Yellow Man or King Yellow Man.

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