The list of celebrities that died in the year 2020 is a long list as the year will be remembered mostly for the loss it brought to the universe.
Top celebrities died due to different illness while some people across the globe lost their lives to the deadly Coronavirus pandemic
2020 remains a year that will be remembered by generations to come.
With the year 2021 insight, we’ve decided to bring you the list of top celebrities that died in 2020, a year many would-be glad is coming to an end in the next few hours.
Kobe Bryant – Celebrities that died in 2020
2020 started on a bitter note as a legendary American basketball player, Kobe Bryant, and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna lost their lives in a helicopter crash as early as January.
The NBA star and his young daughter alongside eight other people were pronounced dead and it’s a day that will forever be remembered across the globe.
American congressman and civil rights icon died at age 80 in July after battling stage four pancreatic cancer.
His death was mourned by top personalities across the globe including former world Presidents.
South African and the rest of Africa were left in a sober mood when Zindzi Mandela, South Africa’s ambassador to Denmark and the youngest daughter of Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandel, died on July 13 at age 59.
Chadwick Boseman, best known for his role as T’Challa/Black Panther in the Marvel
Cinematic Universe died at age 43 in August after losing the battle to Colon Cancer.
His death came as a shock to the whole world as Twitter marked his death statement as the most liked tweet ever.
Diego Armando Maradona
Undoubtedly one of the greatest footballers in history, Diego Maradona died at the age of 60 after suffering a cardiac arrest at his house and this came just days after he was discharged in hospital after having brain surgery.
His death was mourned across the globe as his former club, Napoli renamed their stadium after him.
American rapper, Bashar Barakah Jackson is popularly known as Pop Smoke was killed by masked gunmen in a Los Angeles home invasion on Feb. 19. The young rapper was just 20 years of age when he was killed.
Gerard Houllier passed away at the age of 73, just days after a heart operation.
Houllier led Liverpool to an FA Cup, League Cup and UEFA Cup treble in 2001; He spent six years at Anfield between 1998 and 2004 and also managed France, Lyon, and Aston Villa.
Talented American actress Naya Rivera was found dead on July 13, five days after she went
missing while boating with her 4-year-old son, Josey Dorsey.
The beautiful screen diva was just 33 years of age when she died and it was a great loss for the entertainment industry.
Sushant Singh Rajput
Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead in his Mumbai home on June 14. According to a Police report the sta actor took his own life, and an investigation has begun. Rajput at the time of his death was just 34 years old.
WWE’s Luke Harper
Jon Huber, who was popularly known as Luke Harper in the WWE and as Brodie Lee in the
All Elite Wrestling passed away due to a related lung issue at the age of 41 on Sunday,
December 27. He joined the long list of celebrities to lose their life.
Former Argentina head coach Alejandro Sabella died at the age of 66. He had been ill in hospital in his homeland before his death.
Sabella led his country to the 2014 World Cup final where they lost to Germany with a lone goal.