Top 10 Famous People Infected by the COVID-19 Virus (Coronavirus)

With over 150,000 infections and 5,000 deaths as of now, COVID-19 has infected more than 150 countries. Being a virus that spreads through contact surfaces, it is not surprising that if you meet more people, you're more likely to get infected. So unsurprisingly, quite a few prominent individuals have been infected by this illness and this is a list of them.

The Top Ten Famous People Infected by the COVID-19 Virus (Coronavirus)

1 Tom Hanks Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks is an American actor and filmmaker. He is known for his roles in Splash, Big, Turner & Hooch, Philadelphia, Forrest Gump, Apollo 13, Saving Private Ryan, You've Got Mail, The Green Mile, the Toy Story Franchise, Cast Away, The Da Vinci Code, Captain Phillips, and Saving Mr. ...read more.

The NBA players and other young healthy people won't be affected much at all. Tom Hanks is pretty old. If he barely gets sick and recovers quickly, Americans will realize this is no worse than the regular flu, which can still be bad for the very old or those already sick.

Tom Hanks & Rita have been well for a while now.
I read that Rita Wilson had the Coronavirus when she entered Australia.

He and his wife supposedly were diagnosed in a film set-up in Australia and were one of the first celebrities to go public with their infection. - styLIShT

First, it was him and his wife Rita Wilson. And now it's Idris Elba? I feel sorry for those celebrities infected.

2 Rita Wilson

She had it but got well so I gess its not to bad

She's an American actress and the wife of Tom Hanks. She has been infected by the new coronavirus. She says on social media that she has made a playlist titled "Quarantunes" for those who are undergoing self-isolation due to this virus which can be found here

https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6vujSBdZOmLlDZc627sW1A - styLIShT

3 Idris Elba Idrissa Akuna "Idris" Elba OBE is an English actor, producer, musician and DJ known for playing drug trafficker Stringer Bell on the HBO series The Wire, DCI John Luther on the BBC One series Luther and Nelson Mandela in the biographical film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.

It's a shame. - Catacorn

4 Donovan Mitchell

Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell had tested positive for the virus.
Mitchell's positive test was not known until early Thursday, the first full day of the NBA's hiatus. - styLIShT

5 Kevin Durant Kevin Wayne Durant is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association. He has played for the Oklahoma City Thunder, Golden State Warriors, and the Nets. He was MVP of the 2017 and 2018 NBA Finals.

The famous Brooklyn Nets player has tested positive for the coronavirus. - LiamCoasterFan

Also has a pokemon named after him - xXIMABEASTXx

Wait what? Dude has COVID19? - junk

Poor KD. Luckily he is showing no symptoms. - 2storm

6 Sophie Gregoire Trudeau

The Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a statement that his wife had contracted the illness, and both he and his wife are kept in isolation and that he himself doesn't show any symptoms so far. - styLIShT

she's a classic

7 Francis Suarez

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez has tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, four days after the mayor attended a Miami event with a Brazilian government official who later tested positive for the virus. - styLIShT

8 Daniele Rugani

Italian soccer club Juventus announced on March 11 that defender Daniele Rugani has tested positive for new coronavirus. An international footballer, he is the first player in Italy’s top soccer division to test positive but Juventus stressed that the 25-year-old has no symptoms. - styLIShT

9 Rudy Gobert Rudy Gobert-Bourgarel Is a professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He also represents the French national basketball team in the international competitions. Standing at 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) tall with a wingspan of 7 ft 9 (2.36 m) long, he plays at ...read more.

He was the first NBA player to become infected and he later had to apologise on social media for touching every microphone and voice recorder systems during a press conference. - styLIShT

You should have washed your hands bastard!

10 Mikel Arteta

He is the manager of the Arsenal football club who has tested positive for COVID-19 and consequently, all of the Arsenal staff and players would be in isolation for the next 14 days. - styLIShT

The Contenders

11 Fabio Wajngarten

He is the Communications Director in Brazil and is known to act as a personal aide to the Brazilian President. Wajngarten initially denied a report on Wednesday that he had been tested for the virus, saying on his social media account that his health was fine. After the test results returned as positive, he is now in self-quarantine at home, and is being treated appropriately, according to the statement. - styLIShT

he is almost recovered already - rded

12 Prince Charles

Prince Charles is definitely the most famous person to contract the coronavirus. HE'S BEEN FAMOUS SINCE BIRTH!

The MOST FAMOUS person who has contracted the Coronavirus.

This is huge, honestly - micahisthebest

Wow, what news - BloodFang

13 Jackson Browne Clyde Jackson Browne is an American singer-songwriter and musician who has sold over 18 million albums in the United States.

71 year's old and its almost certain he wont survive.

14 Olga Kurylenko Ólga Konstantínovna Kurylénko, born Ólha Konstantýnivna Kurylénko, is a French actress and model of Ukrainian origin.
15 Paulo Dybala Paulo Bruno Exequiel Dybala is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Italian club Juventus and the Argentina national team.
16 Andy Cohen
17 Harvey Weinstein Harvey Weinstein is a former American film producer. He and his brother Bob Weinstein co-founded the entertainment company Miramax, which produced several successful independent films, including Sex, Lies, and Videotape, The Crying Game, Pulp Fiction, Heavenly Creatures, Flirting with Disaster, and ...read more.

coronavirus got tested positive for Harvey Weinstein - junk

He deserves it, he's a rapist - venomouskillingmachine

Lol I wish

Frick him

18 Boris Johnson Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson is an English politician, popular historian, and journalist who has served as Member of Parliament for Uxbridge and South Ruislip since 2015. Johnson previously served as the MP for Henley from 2001 until 2008, and as Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016. A member of ...read more.

I can not even believe it - Dannny828283

We're all thinking of you, BoJo!

1st major head of state to be infected with the virus - styLIShT

19 Daniel Dae Kim
20 Christian Wood

The third NBA player who has tested positive for the coronavirus. - LiamCoasterFan

21 Paolo Maldini Paolo Cesare Maldini is a former Italian professional footballer who played as a left back and central defender. Maldini captained Italy for 8 years and AC Milan for 12, and was renowned for his leadership skills, earning him the nickname “Il Capitano”, or ‘The Captain’.
22 Debi Mazar
23 Placido Domingo José Plácido Domingo Embil, known as Plácido Domingo, is a Spanish tenor, conductor and arts administrator.
24 Iraj Harirchi

He is the deputy health minister in Iran who is among other Iranian politicians who have been infected by the new coronavirus - styLIShT

25 Kristofer Hivju
26 Blaise Matuidi

The Juventus and French football/soccer star tested positive for COVID-19

27 Peter Dutton
28 Ezequiel Garay
29 Prince Albert of Monaco

The first head of state to contract the virus. The only other monarch with it is the head of the House of Habsburg. - junk

30 Sean Payton
31 David Bryan David Bryan Rashbaum, best known as just David Bryan, is the keyboard player of the popular American Rock band Bon Jovi, with which he has also co-written songs and performed backing vocals.
32 Rand Paul Randal Howard "Rand" Paul is an American politician and physician. Since 2011, Paul has served in the United States Senate as a member of the Republican Party representing Kentucky.
33 Drake Aubrey Drake Graham, known professionally as Drake, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor, born on October 24, 1986 in Toronto, Canada. He started his career on Canadian reality show "Degrassi: The Next Generation".

Don't know if he has it or not but he's in quarantine because he hung out with Kevin Durant - venomouskillingmachine

Uh, no surprise he was on the list, seeing how he wasn't infected. - StevenUniverseIsAwesome

34 Callum Hudson-Odoi
35 Jair Bolsonaro

He doesn't have it actually. - junk

36 Marcus Smart Marcus Osmond Smart is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association.
37 John Bessler
38 Mark Blum
39 Scarface Brad Terrence Jordan, better known by his stage name Scarface, is an American rapper, music producer, and author.
40 Karl von Habsburg
41 Joe Diffie
42 Adam Schlesinger

So, let me guess...he was both born and died on holidays? (seeing how he was born on Halloween and has died on April Fools' Day.) - StevenUniverseIsAwesome

43 P!NK Alecia Beth Moore known professionally as P!NK, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress.
44 Rachel Matthews
45 Fiona Phillips
46 Chuck Billy Charles "Chuck" Billy is an American vocalist, who is best known as the vocalist for the thrash metal band Testament.
47 Natalie Horler
48 Princess Maria Teresa of Spain
49 James Dolan
50 Terrence McNally
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