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Minion Yellow Color

HEX #FFD55E / RGB (255, 213, 94)

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What is Minion Yellow Color?

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Minion yellow is a color specially formulated by Pantone for Illumination Entertainment. It is the color of the main characters in Minions movie which was a prequel to the Despicable Me franchise where the characters first appeared on screen.

Minion Yellow comes from the Pantone® Textile Cotton eXtended color list where it is numbered 13-0851 TCX. The CMYK values have not been provided by the company and the ones listed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code and are only approximations. For HTML, CSS code and other web applications, use the hex, RGB and HSL color values.

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Minion Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#FFD55E
RGB Values(255, 213, 94)
CMYK Values(0%, 17%, 63%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(44°, 63%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC66
Inverse Color#002AA1 [International Klein Blue]
Pantone®13-0851 TCX
Closest RAL1017 [Saffron yellow]
Complementary Color#5E88FF [Blueberry]
Minion Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#BBBBBB
Weighted Average (Most Common)#D5D5D5
Weighted Average (Luma)#D5D5D5
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E4E4E4

Minion Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FFD55E. Complementary color is 5E88FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Minion Yellow is Blueberry with the hex code #5E88FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFD55E color is offered by #5E88FF. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

Analogous color palette with (FFD55E, D9FF5E and FF855E)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Minion Yellow (#FFD55E) are Maximum Green Yellow (#D9FF5E) and Coral (#FF855E). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Minion Yellow with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

Split Complementary color palette with (FFD55E, 5ED9FF and 855EFF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Minion Yellow (#FFD55E) are #5ED9FF (Maya Blue) and #855EFF (Violets Are Blue). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

Triadic color palette with (FFD55E, 5EFFD5 and D55EFF)

Triadic Palette

Minion Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #5EFFD5 (Aquamarine) and #D55EFF (Heliotrope) along with #FFD55E create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (FFD55E, 5EFFD5, 5E88FF and FF5E88)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Minion Yellow has four colors - #5EFFD5 (Aquamarine), #5E88FF (Blueberry) and #FF5E88 (Strawberry) in addition to the base color (#FFD55E). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (FFD55E, 5EFF85, 5E88FF and FF5ED9)

Square Palette

Minion Yellow square color palette has #5EFF85 (Very Light Malachite Green), #5E88FF (Blueberry) and #FF5ED9 (Light Deep Pink). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

Rainbow color

Minion Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Minion Yellow rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.


Tints, Tones & Shades of Minion Yellow Color


  • Transparent FFDD7EFFDD7E
  • Transparent FFE28EFFE28E
  • Transparent FFE69EFFE69E
  • Transparent FFEAAFFFEAAF
  • Transparent FFEEBFFFEEBF
  • Transparent FFF2CFFFF2CF
  • Transparent FFF7DFFFF7DF
  • Transparent FFFBEFFFFBEF


  • Transparent E6C465E6C465
  • Transparent D9BC68D9BC68
  • Transparent CCB36CCCB36C
  • Transparent C0AB6FC0AB6F
  • Transparent B3A272B3A272
  • Transparent A69A76A69A76
  • Transparent 999179999179
  • Transparent 8D897D8D897D


  • Transparent CCAA4BCCAA4B
  • Transparent B39542B39542
  • Transparent 998038998038
  • Transparent 806B2F806B2F
  • Transparent 665526665526
  • Transparent 4D401C4D401C
  • Transparent 332B13332B13
  • Transparent 1A15091A1509

Minion Yellow Color Patterns

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    Minion Yellow Gingham Checks

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    Minion Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Minion Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

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    Minion Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

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    Minion Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Minion Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Minion Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Minion Yellow Plaid Pattern

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