List of Famous people with last name Keita
Naby Laye Keïta is a Guinean professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Premier League club Liverpool and the Guinea national team.
Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, often known by his initials IBK, is a Malian politician who served as the president of Mali from September 2013 to August 2020, when he was forced to resign in the 2020 Malian coup d'état. He served as Mali's prime minister from February 1994 to February 2000 and as president of the National Assembly of Mali from September 2002 to September 2007. Keïta founded the centre-left political party Rally for Mali (RPM) in 2001. After a number of unsuccessful campaigns, he was elected president in the 2013 presidential election and reelected in 2018. He resigned on 19 August 2020, after being taken captive by mutinous elements of the Malian Armed Forces.
Nantenin Keïta is a French athlete who competes mainly in Paralympic category T13 sprint events. She is the daughter of the Malian musician Salif Keita and thus a direct descendant of the founder of the Mali Empire, Sundiata Keita. Like her father, she was born with albinism, and is visually impaired.
Seydou Keïta is a Malian former footballer. A versatile midfielder, he operated as both a central or defensive midfielder.
Mamady Keïta was a drummer from the West African nation of Guinea. He specialized in the goblet-shaped hand drum called djembe. He was also the founder of the Tam Tam Mandingue school of drumming. He was a member of the Manding ethnic group.
Salif Keïta is an afro-pop singer-songwriter from Mali. He is notable not only because of his reputation as the "Golden Voice of Africa" but also because he has albinism. He is a member of the Keita royal family of Mali.
Abdoulaye Jules Keita is a Guinean professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Bulgarian First League club CSKA Sofia, on loan from RC Lens.
Sekou Keita Souza is a Guinean professional footballer who plays for Al-Arabi as a forward.
Cheick Keita is a professional footballer who plays as a left back for Croatian First League club Gorica.