Celebrities List of Celebrity Death Hoaxes  

Celebrity Lists
34.6k views 53 items

This list contains information about celebrities who have been the victims of death hoaxes, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous actors, musicians, and politicians have been the victims of death hoaxes, both in modern years via the Internet and social media, as well as earlier in history. Some of these celebrities were falsely reported to have died in car accidents, while other hoaxes claimed that celebrities fell from cliffs or died of other causes.

Who is the most famous person who has fallen victim to a death hoax? Megan Fox tops our list. In 2013, Megan Fox was the victim of a death hoax in which she was rumored to have been killed in a car crash. In 2014, a death hoax claimed that Miley Cyrus died of an overdose. Fuel was added to the fire because Cyrus had been absent from social media for several days.

Several famous men have also been the victim of death hoaxes. In 2012, Vanilla Ice responded to rumors of his death by tweeting, "I don't know who's spreading this rumor about me dying in a car crash but - IM ALIVE !"

Are you surprised that so many celebrities have been falsely reported as dead? Share your thoughts in the comments section.

Megan Fox is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Celebrity Death Hoaxes
Photo: Freebase/CC-BY-SA-2.0
In 2013, Megan Fox was the victim of a death hoax in which it was rumored she had been killed in a car crash.

Age: 31

Birthplace: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States of America

Also Ranked

#13 on The Most Beautiful Women In Hollywood

#9 on The Most Beautiful Women Of 2018, Ranked

#3 on The Most Beautiful Women in the World

#57 on Famous Women You'd Want to Have a Beer With

see more on Megan Fox

Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Celebrity Death Hoaxes
Photo: david_shankbone/flickr/CC-BY 2.0
In 2009, a death hoax claimed that Kanye West died in a car accident.

Age: 40

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Also Ranked

#16 on The Best New School Rappers

#10 on The Greatest Rappers of All Time

#44 on The Best Rap Lyricists of All Time

#34 on All The Things That Were A Thing In 2018 So Far, Ranked

see more on Kanye West

Natalie Portman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Celebrity Death Hoaxes
Photo: SoletronFresh/flickr/CC-BY-ND 2.0
Natalie Portman has been the victim of multiple death hoaxes. In 2014, a Facebook rumor spread that she had passed away, and in 2009, she was rumored to have fallen to her death off a cliff in New Zealand.

Age: 36

Birthplace: Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine

Also Ranked

#18 on The Best Actresses Working Today

#8 on The Most Beautiful Women In Hollywood

#50 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#6 on The Most Beautiful Women Of 2018, Ranked

see more on Natalie Portman

Justin Bieber is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Celebrity Death Hoaxes
Photo: Jaguar PS/Shutterstock
In 2014, Justin Bieber became the victim of a death hoax which claimed that he died after crashing his Ferrari while driving 125 miles per hour.

Age: 24

Birthplace: London, Canada

Also Ranked

#25 on The Best Current Pop Groups/Singers

#72 on The Hottest Men Of 2018, Ranked

#63 on Who Is America's Boyfriend in 2018?

#84 on The Druggiest Rock Stars of All Time

see more on Justin Bieber