As the days go by, more and more public figures are testing positive caught with the deadly coronavirus. Singer Pink announced Friday evening that she and her son tested positive for COVID-19. They are among many others who tested positive this week. See the gallery below for the latest. Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson were the first celebrities to come out with the Coronavirus. Since then many celebrities and sports figures have tested positive for COVID-19. Rapper Slim Thug took to Instagram to reveal he has tested positive for COVID-19 as many other celebrities have used social media to reveal their diagnosis.
See the full list below.
List Of All Celebrities With The Coronavirus (Updated August 4th) was originally published on rnbphilly.com
1. Peter Thomas
Peter Thomas from the Real Housewives of Atlanta has contracted COVID-19. Thomas shared the news on Instagram, saying he neglected to social distance and wear a mask. “Let me tell you something, wear your mask, wear gloves, practice social distancing,” the reality star said.
Madonna shared on Instagram “When you test positive for anti-bodies it means you HAD the virus which I clearly did as I was sick at the end of my tour in Paris over 7 weeks ago along with many other artists in my show but at the time.”
3. Kanye WestSource:Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage
Kanye West shared during an interview with Forbes that he had COVID-19 in February 2020 “I remember someone had told me Drake had the coronavirus and my response was, ‘Drake can’t be sicker than me!'” His symptoms included “chills, shaking in the bed”
4. Daniel Dae Kim
5. Marcus Smart
6. Herman CainSource:Getty
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7. Shereé Whitfield
8. ABC’s The Bachelor, Colton UnderwoodSource:WENN
9. Troy SneedSource:WPRS
Troy Sneed passed away.
10. Mel GibsonSource:WENN
11. Russell Westbrook
Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook confirmed the reason why he hasn’t joined the team in Orlando for the NBA restart, he’s tested positive for COVID-19. Westbrook, 31, confirmed the positive diagnosis on Monday, writing, “I tested positive for covid-19 prior to my teams departure to Orlando.” in a tweet that was later deleted CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE
12. Real Housewives of New York, Ramona SingerSource:WENN
13. Jason CollinsSource:Getty
Jason Collins, the first openly gay player to ever play in any of four major North American pro sports leagues, tested positive for COVID-19. He tweeted “I tested positive for COVID19. I believe I got it while on a trip to NYC at the beginning of the month for the Brooklyn Nets Pride night game. I had my first symptoms on Wed Mar 11. Terrible headache. A few days later I had a fever and then the cough.”
14. “Good Morning America” anchor George StephanopoulosSource:WENN
15. Bryan Cranston
16. Real Housewives Of Orange County, Shannon Beador
17. Spencer DinwiddieSource:WENN
18. New York Knicks Owner, Dan NolanSource:WENN
19. Actress Anna Camp
20. Keisha Lance Bottoms
Keisha Lance Bottoms becomes the first mayor of a major American city to have tested positive for the virus. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE
21. D.L. Hughley
Comedian DL Hughley revealed on Saturday night that he has tested positive for COVID-19, one day after the Original King of Comedy and host of The DL Hughley Show fainted during a performance in Nashville, Tennessee on Friday night. Click Here To Learn More.
22. Ezekiel Elliott
According to NFL insider Ian Rapoport, several members of the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Texans have tested positive for COVID-19. Per Rapoport, “none of the players are believed to have been in their team facilities” and that the teams “followed proper health protocols.”
Among those players who tested positive were Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott. Tap Here To Learn More
23. Patrick Ewing
NBA Legend and Georgetown Hoyas head coach Patrick Ewing announced that he has tested positive with CoronaVirus COVID-19. Ewing shared the news on his official Twitter account, saying “I want to share that I have tested positive for COVID-19. This virus is serious and should not be taken lightly. I want to encourage everyone to stay safe and take care of yourselves and your loved ones.”
Ewing is currently quarantined in a local hospital. He is the only member associated with the Hoyas basketball team known to test positive.
24. D.C. Rapper Fat TrelSource:WKYS
D.C. Rapper Fat Trel shared with his fans and followers that he been confirmed with COVID-19 while in jail after dealing with symptoms. In his Instagram story he posted “#PRAY4GLEESH I GOT CORONA VIRUS 😤😭😤” https://bit.ly/2W9CtQr
25. NFL Champion Von Miller
It has been a month since COVID-19 effectively changed how we currently live our lives. The sports world has been affected as all major sports leagues are virtually shut down. After Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell became the first two NBA players to test positive for COVID-19, the virus began affecting not only athletes but their family members as well. Now the NFL is being affected by the virus and it happens to be one of the most dominant pass rushers in the league.
Von Miller, the Super Bowl 50 MVP tested positive according to his agent, Joby Branion. He says he’s in “good spirits”. He’s the most prominent figure in the NFL to have tested positive for the virus.
26. Jacqueline Towns, Mother of NBA Star Karl-Anthony Towns
COVID-19 struck the basketball world one month ago today and now, it has tragically affected one of the league’s best young players. Minnesota Timberwolves’ center Karl-Anthony Towns‘ mother, Jacqueline Towns has passed away.
Jacqueline was diagnosed with COVID-19 in late March and was placed in a medically induced coma. The NBA star urged fans as well as the community as a whole to take the virus seriously and pray for his mother.
Karl-Anthony’s father, Karl Towns was also diagnosed with COVID-19 but has recovered from the virus. Thoughts and prayers to the Towns family.
On his 62nd birthday, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds made a shocking revelation – he and his family were infected with COVID-19.
“I feel so blessed to be able to celebrate another birthday,” he wrote in a statement posted to Twitter. “I tested positive for the Covid19 virus, as did my family. It’s an incredibly scary thing to go through my friends.”
The legendary singer/songwriter did not give an immediate timetable to his diagnosis but did say that he and his family no longer positive for the virus which has ravaged the world. “I’m happy to report we have now tested negative and are on our way back to full health.”
He urged everyone to “stay home” and “stay safe” but not without also sharing some positive news. Music fans were anticipating his Instagram Live battle with fellow legendary producer/singer/songwriter Teddy Riley as part of Timbaland and Swizz Beatz‘ VERZUZ series.
“Teddy!!! Let’s show them what Hip Hop/R&B music really means to the world,” he added, accepting the invitation for a new date and time: April 18th.
Get well soon, Babyface!
28. Bebe Winans
In an interview with SiriusXM’s The Joe Madison Show the Gospel icon BeBe Winans said: “I don’t know why, but sometimes we believe that, and even myself being cautious, when the outbreak started, I did just a little travel. I was actually in New York and I was like, well, I’m going to Detroit because I had a friend pass and we were having a funeral and just that little travel, I caught it.” BeBe Winans admits in the recent interview that he too had the mentality that he could not contract it and even though he say’s he was cautious somehow got it, but he did not require hospitalization. However in the same interview he revealed that his brother who had also tested positive did require hospital treatment for 4 or 5 days as well as his mother. BeBe also said that although he is a man of faith he admits that you do have to use common sense in the battle of COVID-19. BeBe say’s that he is now on the recovering side of the coronavirus.
29. Marvin WinansSource:Getty
30. Jackson BrowneSource:WENN
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31. Ali WentworthSource:WENN
32. Adam Schlesinger, Fountains of Wayne co-founder
Adam Schlesinger, Fountains of Wayne co-founder passed due to complications from COVID-19
33. John Prine
34. “Power” Actress Debi Mazar
35. Prince Albert II of MonacoSource:WENN
Prince Albert II of Monaco Tests Positive for Coronavirus COVID-19
36. Singer Charlotte Lawrence
37. Record Breaking NFL Kicker Tom Dempsey
38. P!NK and son Jameson
39. Doris BurkeSource:Getty
40. Rapper YNW Melly
41. Jazz Pianist Ellis Marsalis Jr.
Jazz musician Ellis Marsalis Jr. passed away in Louisiana on April 1 after battling pneumonia brought on by the coronavirus. He was 85.
42. Brooke Baldwin
43. Designer Jenny Polanco
44. Celebrity Chef Floyd Cardoz
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45. Chris Cuomo
47. Prince Charles, Prince Of Wales
48. Slim Thug
49. Manu DibangoSource:Getty
50. Boris Johnson
51. Kevin DurantSource:Getty
52. Idris Elba
53. Sabrina Dhowre Elba
54. DJ Black N Mild
55. Rudy Gobert
56. Tom Hanks
57. Rita Wilson
58. Donovan MitchellSource:Getty
59. Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, the wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau,Source:Getty
60. Callum Hudson-Odoi of Chelsea during the Premier LeagueSource:Getty
61. Australia’s former home affairs minister Peter DuttonSource:Getty
62. Arsenal’s Spanish head coach Mikel ArtetaSource:Getty
63. Francis Suarez