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Famous People with Coronavirus And Whether They Survived or Not

According to the recent updates, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected 1,253,409 people. Out of which, 260,888 have recovered and 69,515 died, while 923,006 cases are still active. Among these active cases, the number of famous people with coronavirus is also increasing.

Coronavirus is not discriminating among rich-poor or popular-commoner It is equally affecting famous people and celebrities as well.

Here is a loot at famous people with coronavirus along with mention of those who did survive or couldn’t survive

More Famous People With Coronavirus

Boris Johnson

The Prime Minister of The UK announced on 27th March that he was positive with COVID-19. He was self-isolating until his office had to hospitalize him on 5th April as an additional precaution. As per the latest updates Boris Johnson is in ICU but he is not put on ventilator yet.

Blaise Matuidi

Juventus stated on March 17th that the French midfielder was tested positive for coronavirus and had been in self-isolation since; although, he did not show any symptoms.

Chris Cuomo

He is a CNN news anchor and a brother of a high profile New York state governor. CNN issued a memo on March 31 to deliver the news among employees that Cuomo will be broadcasting from home after he tested positive for coronavirus.

Paulo Maldini

The legend of AC Milan has been tested positive for coronavirus alongside his son, according to media reports on 21st March.

Jackson Browne

The 71 year old musician revealed that he was COVID-19 positive on 24th March. According to media reports, he denied medication and hospitalization due to firm belief on taking care of himself and following all coronavirus preventive guidelines.

Marianne Faithfull

On 4th April, it was reported that Marianne Faithfull needed to be hospitalized due to coronavirus. She is a famous British actress, singer, and songwriter of the 60s. She has been the lead female artist during the British Invasion era.  

Marouane Fellaini

On 22nd March, former Chelsea and Manchester United football player, Marouane Fellaini tested positive for the coronavirus. His current team is Shandong Luneng Taishan F.C based in China. He became the first known case in the entire Chinese Super League (CSL).

Debi Mazar

Actress Debi Mazar is known for films like Goodfellas, and Tv series like Entourage. She was working in another TV series named Younger, before contracting coronavirus on 22nd March. She posted the detail of her experience with the horrible disease on Instagram. 

Francis Suarez

The Mayor of Miami, US was tested positive on 13th March.

Placido Domingo

The Spanish opera singer said he had tested positive on 22nd March. He had gone into self-isolation along with his family. 

Rachel Matthews

Young actress performed the voice for Honeymaren in Frozen 2. She was tested positive on 16th March. She expressed that she had a painful experience in quarantine with strong symptoms.

Indra Verma

The talented actress played a notable role of Ellaria Sand in hit tv series Game of Thrones. Her diagnosis was confirmed two days after fellow Game of Thrones actor, Kristofer Hivju (Tormund Giantsbane) confirmed his infection.

Yaakov Litzman

Israeli health minister and his wife tested positive for coronavirus on 1st April.

Charlotte Lawrence

The ‘God Must Be Doing Cocaine’ singer revealed on Instagram about her infection. She urged her fans that people have the power to slow this down so everyone must stay in quarantine, regardless of infection.

Marco Sportiello

The goalkeeper for Italian football club, Atalanta was tested positive on March 24.

Brooke Baldwin

After Cris Cuomo, Brooke Baldwin is the second news anchor of CNN to test positive for coronavirus.

Luis Sepulveda

The Chilean writer showed symptoms of coronavirus in February after returning to Spain from a literary festival in Portugal. There are still no reports for his recovery yet.

Olivia Nikkanen

Actress is known for her roles in tv shows, Supergirl and The Society. She revealed the news on Instagram live video with co-actor Katheryn Newton on 31st March.

John Prine

Grammy-award winning country singer is in critical condition due to COVID-19 infection. He was hospitalized on 29th March and according to the family members, he is presumed stable but his health is not getting any better.

Kozo Tashima

The boss of Japan’s football association tested positive for coronavirus on 17th March. Kozo is also a deputy head of Japan’s Olympic Committee.

Harvey Weinstein

The Hollywood producer and famous sex offendor who is indeed one of the most famous people with coronavirus succumbed to the virus inside prison on 23rd March. He was accused of sexual abuse on multiple occasions. Dozens of women have come forward with the statement since 2017.

Famous People Recovered From Coronavirus

Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson

Actor couple Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson arrived in the United States on 23rd March after recovering from the coronavirus in Australia. They contracted the virus in Australia, where they were filming Elvis Presley’s biopic. Hanks will play the mysterious manager of the rock and roll legend who was the sole reason for Elvis Presley’s wealth.

J.K. Rowlings

The Harry Potter author announced her recovery via twitter on 6th April. She stated that she had all the symptoms of COVID-19 but never tested. However, she is fully recovered now anyways.

Prince Charles

Despite having major complications, Prince Charles of the UK has confirmed in a video message on 1st April that he has successfully recovered from the virus.

Olga Kurylenko

The Bond girl is also successfully recovered. She confirmed her recovery on 29th March, Mother’s day in a beautiful picture with her 4 year old son.


Pink announced on Instagram on 3rd April that she and her 3-year-old son were COVID-19 positive and spent two weeks in isolation. They had both recovered now and Pink also donated $1 million to contribute in a fight against the pandemic.

Paulo Dybala

The Juventus footballer announced his recovery on 27th March. Him and girlfriend Oriana Sabatini were both isolated due to coronavirus for one week. Dybala mentioned that he suffered strong symptoms.

Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau’s wife announced her recovery on 28th March. She took to Facebook to thank everyone who wished her well. She had been in isolation since 13th March, as tweeted by the PM. 

Daniel Dae Kim

Actor is known for playing memorable characters in tv series Lost, and Hawaii-Five-O and Video game series, Saints Row. He announced his recovery in an Instagram video on 22nd March.

Mikel Arteta

He was the first English Premier League manager to be diagnosed with coronavirus. Arsenal’s boss started to feel better within 3 days, according to media reports. His recovery was confirmed on 23rd March.

Monaco’s Prince Albert II

According to the statement from the palace, Prince Albert the second, was in isolation since 19th March due to coronavirus. After a few days on 24th March, Prince was recovered in good health.

Sara Bareilles

The beautiful ‘Waitress’ actor revealed her recovery in a heartfelt video on Instagram. She mentioned feeling very grateful for having mild COVID-19 symptoms.

Kanika Kapoor

Kanika Kapoor was the first reported Indian singer to contract the virus. However, she kept having coronavirus tests until it came negative in the sixth attempt..

Famous People Who Could Not Survive Coronavirus

Manu Dibango

The 86-year-old Afro-jazz legend of Cameroon is the first worldwide star to be reported dead from COVID-19 disease. He was best known for creating a marvellous fusion of Jazz and Cameroonian folk music. He passed away in his room of a Paris hotel on 24th March.

Lorenzo Sanz

Former President (1995-2000) of Real Madrid C.F. died at the age of 76, due to COVID-19 on 22nd March.

Adam Schlesinger

Emmy and Grammy award winning musician and songwriter, died on 1st April due to coronavirus complications. He is known for working with the band Fountains of Wayne and on the popular TV series, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.

Terrence McNally

A Tony award winning playwright passed away on 24th March due to coronavirus complications. He was famous for dramatizing LGBTQ in theatre when they were just used as comical elements.

Andrew Jack

Andrew Jack was a British actor and voice coach famous for playing Major / General Ematt in Star Wars movies. He died on 1st April, two days after contracting coronavirus.

Floyd Cardoz

World famous chef Floyd Cardoz died on 26th March at the age of 59. He recently returned from India after filming Ugly Delicious for Netflix with one of the best standup comedians, Aziz Ansari.

Joe Diffie

The country-singer announced just two days prior to his death on 30th March that he waspositive with COVID-19.

Ken Shimura

The slapstick comedian was a household name in Japan, who died at age of 70. He was hospitalized on 20th March after severe coronavirus symptoms and could not recover.

David Hodgekiss

The chairman of Lancashire Cricket club died due to coronavirus complications on 30 March.

Nur Hassan Hussein

Somalia’s former prime minister died on 1st April after being hospitalised in London.

Eddie Large

The comedian was a famous face on TV during the 70s and 80s. His partnership with Syd Little was iconic. They played a double act called Little and Large. His family confirmed the sad news on Facebook on 2nd April. He was also suffering with heart failure when he contracted the virus in hospital.

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