Famous People Who Died In 2018

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 2018. This list includes people like XXXTentacion, Anthony Bourdain, Aretha Franklin, John McCain, Kate Spade and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include actresses, political leaders, rappers and biologists who died in 2018. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom and many more countries.
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 1 
XXXTentacion
(Rapper Well Known for His Depressing, and at Times Devastating Music)
XXXTentacion
729
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 23, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Plantation, Florida, United States
Died: June 18
 2 
Stephen Hawking
(Theoretical Physicist - First to Set Out a Theory of Cosmology)
Stephen Hawking
154
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 8, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oxford, England
Died: March 14
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 3 
Stan Lee
(Primary Creative Leader of Marvel Comics and Characters such as 'Spider-Man', 'X-Men' and 'Iron Man')
Stan Lee
58
Birthdate: December 28, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: November 12
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 4 
Avicii
(Swedish DJ & Remixer Known for His Single 'Levels')
Avicii
112
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: April 20
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 5 
Mac Miller
(Rapper Known for His Debut Studio Album 'Blue Slide Park')
Mac Miller
152
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 19, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 7
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 6 
Aretha Franklin
(One of the Best-Selling Music Artists in the World & 'Queen of Soul')
Aretha Franklin
106
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 25, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: August 16
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 7 
George H. W. Bush
(President of the United States (1989-93))
George H. W. Bush
68
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 12, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Milton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 30
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 8 
Burt Reynolds
(American Actor, Considered An Icon of American Popular Culture During the 1970s & 1980s)
Burt Reynolds
25
Birthdate: February 11, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan, United States
Died: September 6
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 9 
Anthony Bourdain
(American Celebrity Chef and TV Personality)
Anthony Bourdain
45
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: June 25, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: June 8
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 10 
Billy Graham
(American Evangelist and an Ordained Southern Baptist Minister)
Billy Graham
36
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 7, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Died: February 21
 11 
Kate Spade
(Fashion Designer, Founder and Co-Owner of the Designer Brand ‘Kate Spade New York’)
Kate Spade
28
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 24, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died: June 5
 12 
Stephen Hillenburg
(Creator of the Nickelodeon Animated TV Series 'SpongeBob SquarePants')
Stephen Hillenburg
15
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 21, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fort Sill, Oklahoma, United States
Died: November 26
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 13 
R. Lee Ermey
(American actor)
R. Lee Ermey
8
Birthdate: March 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Emporia, Kansas, U.S.
Died: April 15
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 14 
Dolores O'Riordan
(Lead Vocalist and Lyricist for the Alternative Rock Band ‘The Cranberries')
Dolores O'Riordan
24
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 6, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ballybricken, County Limerick, Ireland
Died: January 15
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 15 
Margot Kidder
(Actress and Activist Known for Her Role as ‘Lois Lane’ in the ‘Superman Film Series’)
Margot Kidder
15
Birthdate: October 17, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yellowknife, Canada
Died: May 13
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 16 
Barbara Bush
(Former First Lady of the United States as the Wife of President George H. W. Bush)
Barbara Bush
16
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 8, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: April 17
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 17 
Penny Marshall
8
Birthdate: October 15, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: December 17
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 18 
Paul Allen
(Co-founder of Microsoft, Philanthropist)
Paul Allen
25
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 21, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seattle
Died: October 15
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 19 
Verne Troyer
(Comedian, Actor)
Verne Troyer
5
Birthdate: 1969 AD
Birthplace: Sturgis, Michigan, U.S.
Died: April 21
 20 
John Mahoney
(Known for Playing 'Martin Crane' on the NBC Sitcom 'Frasier')
John Mahoney
7
Birthdate: June 20, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Blackpool, Lancashire, England
Died: February 4
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 21 
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
(Former Prime Minister of India)
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
38
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 25, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gwalior
Died: August 16
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 22 
Clint Walker
6
Birthdate: May 30, 1927
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hartford, Illinois, USA
Died: May 21
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 23 
Kofi Annan
(Former UN Secretary General)
Kofi Annan
16
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 8, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kumasi, Ghana
Died: August 18
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 24 
Harry Anderson
5
Birthdate: October 14, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Newport, Rhode Island, U.S.
Died: April 16
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 25 
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
(Politician, Anti-Apartheid Activist)
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
23
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 26, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bizana, Eastern Cape
Died: April 2
 26 
David Ogden Stiers
2
Birthdate: October 31, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Peoria, Illinois, USA
Died: March 3
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 27 
Dennis Nilsen
(Scottish Serial Killer and Necrophile)
Dennis Nilsen
61
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: November 23, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fraserburgh, Scotland
Died: May 12
 28 
Jerry Van Dyke
4
Birthdate: July 27, 1931
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Danville, Illinois, USA
Died: January 5
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 29 
Stefán Karl Stefánsson
(Icelandic Actor and Singer Best Known for His Role as ‘Robbie Rotten’ in TV Series ‘LazyTown’)
Stefán Karl Stefánsson
7
Birthdate: July 10, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hafnarfjörður, Iceland
Died: August 21
 30 
Reg E. Cathey
5
Birthdate: August 18, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama, United States
Died: February 9
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 31 
Sridevi
(Indian Actress Cited as the 'First Female Superstar' of Indian Cinema)
Sridevi
20
Birthdate: August 13, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sivakasi, Madras State, India
Died: February 24
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 32 
Richard Benjamin Harrison
(Businessman, TV Personality)
Richard Benjamin Harrison
16
Birthdate: March 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Danville, Virginia, United States
Died: June 25
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 33 
Charles Aznavour
(One of the Greatest Songwriters in the History of Music and an Icon of 20th-Century Pop Culture.)
Charles Aznavour
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 22, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 1
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 34 
Ursula K. Le Guin
(American Author Best Known for Her Works of Speculative Fiction)
Ursula K. Le Guin
4
Birthdate: October 21, 1929
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States
Died: January 22
 35 
John McCain
(Former United States Senator from Arizona (1987 - 2018))
John McCain
44
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 29, 1936
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Coco Solo, Panama
Died: August 25
 36 
Charles Krauthammer
(Political Columnist Who Won the Pulitzer Prize in 1987 for his columns in 'The Washington Post')
Charles Krauthammer
4
Birthdate: March 13, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: June 21
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 37 
Roy Clark
(Singer)
Roy Clark
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 15, 1933
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Meherrin, Virginia, United States
Died: November 15
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 38 
Neil Simon
(Playwright & Screenwriter)
Neil Simon
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 4, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York
Died: August 26
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 39 
Bruno Sammartino
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
Bruno Sammartino
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 6, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pizzoferrato, Italy
Died: April 18
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 40 
Whitey Bulger
(Crime Boss)
Whitey Bulger
16
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: September 3, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 30
 41 
Fredo Santana
(Rapper Known for His Albums ‘Trappin Ain't Dead’ and ‘Fredo Kruger 2’)
Fredo Santana
13
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 4, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: January 19
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 42 
Steve Ditko
(American Comics Artist and Comic Writer Best Known for Being Co-creator of Marvel Superhero 'Spider-Man')
Steve Ditko
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 2, 1927
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Johnstown, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 29
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 43 
Philip Roth
(One of the Most Awarded American Writers of His Generation)
Philip Roth
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 19, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: May 22
 44 
Dennis Edwards
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 3, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fairfield, Alabama, United States
Died: February 1
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 45 
V. S. Naipaul
(Trinidadian-Born British Writer Who Won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2001)
V. S. Naipaul
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 17, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Trinidad and Tobago
Died: August 11
 46 
Tom Wolfe
(American author)
Tom Wolfe
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 2, 1931
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: March 14
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 47 
M. Karunanidhi
(2nd Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu)
M. Karunanidhi
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Thirukkuvalai, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: August 7
 48 
Dorothy Malone
3
Birthdate: January 29, 1924
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Died: January 19
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 49 
Harlan Ellison
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 27, 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: June 28
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 50 
Ingvar Kamprad
(Founder of IKEA)
Ingvar Kamprad
13
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 30, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pjätteryd, Sweden
Died: January 27