Famous People Who Died In 2022

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 2022. This list includes people like Bob Saget, Sidney Poitier, Ronnie Spector, Lata Mangeshkar, Birju Maharaj and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include journalists, rock singers, anthropologists and cricketers who died in 2022. This list includes people from United States, India and many more countries.
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 1 
Queen Elizabeth II
(Former Queen of the United Kingdom)
Queen Elizabeth II
180
Birthdate: April 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mayfair, London, England
Died: September 8
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 2 
Olivia Newton-John
(One of the Best-selling Artists, Who Starred in the Musical 'Grease')
Olivia Newton-John
69
Birthdate: September 26, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cambridge, England, US
Died: August 8
 3 
Bill Russell
(Regarded as One of the Greatest Basketball Players Ever)
Bill Russell
20
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 12, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: West Monroe, Louisiana, United States
Died: July 31
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 4 
Ray Liotta
(Actor)
Ray Liotta
12
Birthdate: December 18, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: May 26
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 5 
Bob Saget
(Stand-up Comedian)
Bob Saget
45
Birthdate: May 17, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 9
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 6 
Sidney Poitier
(Director and the First African-American to Win an Academy Award for Best Actor)
Sidney Poitier
13
Birthdate: February 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Died: January 6
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 7 
James Caan
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Sonny Corleone’ in the Film ‘The Godfather’)
James Caan
16
Birthdate: March 26, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: July 6
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 8 
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
(2nd President of UAE (2004–2022))
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
42
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 25, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Al Ain, Trucial States
Died: May 13
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Lata Mangeshkar
23
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 28, 1929
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Indore
Died: February 6
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 10 
Meat Loaf
(Singer)
Meat Loaf
25
Birthdate: September 27, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Died: January 20
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 11 
Gilbert Gottfried
(Stand-up comedian, Actor)
Gilbert Gottfried
4
Listed In:
Birthdate: February 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: April 12
 12 
William Hurt
12
Birthdate: March 20, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: March 13
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 13 
Paul Sorvino
(Actor and Singer Known for His Role as ‘Paulie Cicero’ in the Film ‘Goodfellas’)
Paul Sorvino
3
Birthdate: April 13, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died: July 25
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 14 
Shane Warne
(Former Australian Cricketer, Widely Regarded as the Greatest Leg Spinner in the History of Cricket)
Shane Warne
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 13, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Victoria, Australia
Died: March 4
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 15 
Scott Hall
(Professional wrestler)
Scott Hall
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 20, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. Mary's County, Maryland, United States
Died: March 14
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 16 
Nichelle Nichols
5
Birthdate: December 28, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Robbins, Illinois, United States
Died: July 30
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 17 
Madeleine Albright
(64th United States Secretary of State (1997 - 2001))
Madeleine Albright
20
Birthdate: May 15, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Smíchov, Prague, Czechia
Died: March 23
Height: 4'10" (147 cm)
 18 
Tony Dow
(Film Producer and Actor Best Known for His Role in the Sitcom 'Leave It to Beaver')
Tony Dow
10
Birthdate: April 13, 1945
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died: July 27
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 19 
Shinzō Abe
(Former Prime Minister of Japan)
Shinzō Abe
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 21, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tokyo
Died: July 8
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 20 
Ivan Reitman
(Director Known for His Comedy Film ‘Ghostbusters’ & Owner of the ‘Montecito Picture Company')
Ivan Reitman
4
Birthdate: October 27, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Komárno, Czechoslovakia
Died: February 12
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 21 
Clu Gulager
16
Birthdate: November 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Holdenville, Oklahoma, United States
Died: August 5
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 22 
Dennis Waterman
(Actor and Singer Known for His Roles in the TV Series: ‘The Sweeney’, ‘Minder’ and ‘New Tricks’)
Dennis Waterman
15
Birthdate: February 24, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: May 8
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 23 
Vin Scully
(Sports Commentator)
Vin Scully
1
Birthdate: November 29, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: August 2
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 24 
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
(Investor, Trader)
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
15
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 5, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hyderabad, India
Died: August 14
 25 
PnB Rock
(Rapper, Hip-hop Artist)
PnB Rock
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 9, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: September 12
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 26 
Sally Kellerman
2
Birthdate: June 2, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: February 24
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 27 
Fred Ward
(Known for Role in the 'Right Stuff')
Fred Ward
3
Birthdate: December 30, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Died: May 8
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 28 
Bernard Cribbins
0
Birthdate: December 29, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oldham, Lancashire, England
Died: July 28
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 29 
Jean-Luc Godard
(Film Director and a Pioneer of the 1960s 'French New Wave' Film Movement)
Jean-Luc Godard
4
Birthdate: December 3, 1930
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 13
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 30 
Dwayne Hickman
6
Birthdate: May 18, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: January 9
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 31 
Bappi Lahiri
(Film director, Composer)
Bappi Lahiri
4
Listed In:
Birthdate: November 27, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kolkata
Died: February 16
 32 
JayDaYoungan
(Rapper)
JayDaYoungan
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 15, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bogalusa, Louisiana, U.S.
Died: July 27
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 33 
Thierry Mugler
(Fashion designer)
Thierry Mugler
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: December 21, 1948
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: January 23
 34 
Birju Maharaj
(Kathak Dancer)
Birju Maharaj
6
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: February 4, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Varanasi
Died: January 16
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 35 
Andrew Symonds
(Batting allrounder Cricketer)
Andrew Symonds
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
Died: May 14
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 36 
Roger E. Mosley
1
Birthdate: December 18, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: August 7
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 37 
Pandit Shivkumar Sharma
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 13, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jammu, India
Died: May 10
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 38 
Tim Considine
(Actor Known for His Acting Roles in the Late 1950s and Early 1960s)
Tim Considine
2
Birthdate: December 31, 1940
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: March 3
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 39 
David McCullough
(American Historian & Author)
David McCullough
3
Birthdate: July 7, 1933
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: August 7
 40 
P. J. O'Rourke
(Political Satirist & Author)
P. J. O'Rourke
2
Birthdate: November 14, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio, U.S
Died: February 15
Paul Farmer
1
Birthdate: October 26, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: North Adams, Massachusetts
Died: February 21
 42 
Richard Leakey
(Kenyan Paleoanthropologist and Chairman of the ‘Kenya Wildlife Service’)
Richard Leakey
3
Birthdate: December 19, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya
Died: January 2
 43 
Lamont Dozier
(Singer-Songwriter)
Lamont Dozier
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 16, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: August 8
Krishnakumar Kunnath
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Delhi, India
Died: May 31
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 45 
Ronnie Hawkins
(Rockabilly musician notable for his role as a talent scout and mentor of musicians he recruited for his band the Hawks)
Ronnie Hawkins
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 10, 1935
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Huntsville, Arkansas, United States
Died: May 22
 46 
Bjarni Tryggvason
5
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: September 21, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland
Died: April 5
 47 
Shintaro Ishihara
(Former Governor of Tokyo (1999 - 2012))
Shintaro Ishihara
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 30, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Suma-ku, Kobe, Japan
Died: February 1
 48 
Ivana Trump
(Ex-Wife of Former US President, Donald Trump)
Ivana Trump
30
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 20, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zlín, Czechia
Died: July 14
 49 
Anne Heche
(Actress)
Anne Heche
14
Birthdate: May 25, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Aurora, Ohio, United States
Died: August 12
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 50 
Technoblade
(YouTuber)
Technoblade
38
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: June 1, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: California, United States
Died: June 30
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)