Famous People Who Died In 2018

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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 XXXTentacion

XXXTentacion
313
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: January 23, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Plantation, Florida, United States
Died: June 18

 2 Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking
126
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Theoretical Physicist - First to Set Out a Theory of Cosmology
Birthdate: January 8, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oxford, England
Died: March 14
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 3 Stan Lee

Stan Lee
39
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Comic book writer
Birthdate: December 28, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: November 12
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 4 Avicii

Avicii
67
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician, DJ
Birthdate: September 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: April 20

 5 Mac Miller

Mac Miller
115
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: January 19, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 7
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 6 Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin
75
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
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

George H. W. Bush
43
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of the United States (1989-93)
Birthdate: June 12, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Milton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 30
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 8 Burt Reynolds

Burt Reynolds
17
Famous As: Voted the World's Number One Box-Office Star from 1978 to 1982
Birthdate: February 11, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan, United States
Died: September 6
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 9 Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain
31
Listed In: Food Experts
Famous As: Celebrity Chef, TV Personality
Birthdate: June 25, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: June 8
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 10 Kate Spade

Kate Spade
18
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: December 24, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died: June 5

 11 Billy Graham

Billy Graham
29
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Evangelist
Birthdate: November 7, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Died: February 21

 12 Stephen Hillenburg

Stephen Hillenburg
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Creator of the Nickelodeon Animated TV Series 'SpongeBob SquarePants'
Birthdate: August 21, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fort Sill, Oklahoma, United States
Died: November 26
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 13 Dolores O'Riordan

Dolores O'Riordan
13
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 6, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ballybricken, County Limerick, Ireland
Died: January 15
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 14 R. Lee Ermey

R. Lee Ermey
7
Famous As: American actor
Birthdate: March 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Emporia, Kansas, U.S.
Died: April 15
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 15 Margot Kidder

Margot Kidder
9
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 17, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yellowknife, Canada
Died: May 13
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 16 Penny Marshall

Penny Marshall
5
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 15, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: December 17
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 17 Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Atal Bihari Vajpayee
19
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of India
Birthdate: December 25, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gwalior
Died: August 16
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 18 Paul Allen

Paul Allen
20
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Co-founder of Microsoft, Philanthropist
Birthdate: January 21, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seattle
Died: October 15
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 19 Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: First lady of the United States (1989-1993)
Birthdate: June 8, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: April 17
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 20 John Mahoney

John Mahoney
5
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 20, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Blackpool, Lancashire, England, UK
Died: February 4
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 21 Verne Troyer

Verne Troyer
3
Famous As: Comedian, Actor
Birthdate: 1969 AD
Birthplace: Sturgis, Michigan, U.S.
Died: April 21

 22 Kofi Annan

Kofi Annan
15
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former UN Secretary General
Birthdate: April 8, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kumasi, Ghana
Died: August 18
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 23 Dennis Nilsen

Dennis Nilsen
44
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: November 23, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Died: May 12

 24 Stefán Karl Stefánsson

Stefán Karl Stefánsson
5
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 10, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hafnarfjörður, Iceland
Died: August 21

 25 Sridevi

Sridevi
14
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 13, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sivakasi, Madras State, India
Died: February 24
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 26 Reg E. Cathey

Reg E. Cathey
4
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 18, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama, United States
Died: February 9
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 27 David Ogden Stiers

David Ogden Stiers
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 31, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Peoria, Illinois, USA
Died: March 3
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 28 John McCain

John McCain
33
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: United States Senator from Arizona (1987-2018)
Birthdate: August 29, 1936
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Coco Solo, Panama
Died: August 25

 29 Richard Benjamin Harrison

Richard Benjamin Harrison
11
Famous As: Businessman, TV Personality
Birthdate: March 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Danville, Virginia, United States
Died: June 25
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 30 Clint Walker

Clint Walker
2
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 30, 1927
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hartford, Illinois, USA
Died: May 21
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 31 Charles Aznavour

Charles Aznavour
6
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: May 22, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 1

 32 Harry Anderson

Harry Anderson
3
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 14, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Newport, Rhode Island, U.S.
Died: April 16
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 33 Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
12
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Anti-Apartheid Activist
Birthdate: September 26, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bizana, Eastern Cape
Died: April 2

 34 Fredo Santana

Fredo Santana
10
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: June 30, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: ChiChicago, Illinois, United States
Died: January 12
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 35 Jerry Van Dyke

Jerry Van Dyke
2
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 27, 1931
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Danville, Illinois, USA
Died: January 5
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 36 Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula K. Le Guin
3
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: October 21, 1929
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States
Died: January 22

 37 Roy Clark

Roy Clark
3
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 15, 1933
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Meherrin, Virginia, United States
Died: November 15
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 38 Dennis Edwards

Dennis Edwards
2
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 3, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fairfield, Alabama, United States
Died: February 1
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 39 Kader Khan

Kader Khan
3
Famous As: Former actor who appeared in over 300 Bollywood films, prolific screenwriter for Bollywood films in the period 1970s to 1999 and wrote dialogues for 200 films
Birthdate: October 22, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pishin, Pakistan
Died: December 31

 40 Philip Roth

Philip Roth
2
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: March 19, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: May 22

 41 Bruno Sammartino

Bruno Sammartino
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: October 6, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pizzoferrato, Italy
Died: April 18
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 42 V. S. Naipaul

V. S. Naipaul
2
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 17, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Trinidad and Tobago
Died: August 11

 43 Neil Simon

Neil Simon
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright & Screenwriter
Birthdate: July 4, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York
Died: August 26
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 44 Dorothy Malone

Dorothy Malone
2
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 29, 1924
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Died: January 19
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 45 Ingvar Kamprad

Ingvar Kamprad
11
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Founder of IKEA
Birthdate: March 30, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pjätteryd, Sweden
Died: January 27

 46 Claire Wineland

Claire Wineland
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Motivational Speaker, Author
Birthdate: April 10, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Austin, Texas
Died: September 2

 47 Harlan Ellison

Harlan Ellison
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: May 27, 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: June 28
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 48 Charlotte Rae

Charlotte Rae
4
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 22, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Died: August 5
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 49 Charles Krauthammer

Charles Krauthammer
3
Famous As: Columnist
Birthdate: March 13, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: June 21

 50 John Young

John Young
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: He became the ninth person to walk on the Moon as commander of the Apollo 16 mission in 1972
Birthdate: September 24, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: January 5