Category: Celebrity Deaths

  • K-Pop Singer Park Boram Found Dead at 30

    K-Pop Singer Park Boram Found Dead at 30

    K-pop singer Park Boram, known for her powerful vocals and impactful presence in the music industry, was found dead on Tuesday, April 11, 2024, according to a confirmation from her record label in Korea. She was 30 years old. Park’s agency, Xanadu Entertainment, announced the sudden passing of the singer-songwriter-actor on Friday, April 12 in…

  • Hawaiian-born Japanese sumo legend Taro Akebono dies at 54

    Hawaiian-born Japanese sumo legend Taro Akebono dies at 54

    Hawaii-born sumo wrestling legend Akebono Taro, who made history as the first foreign-born wrestler to achieve the prestigious title of yokozuna, has passed away at the age of 54. Akebono, born Chad George Ha’aheo Rowan, died in April, 2024, due to heart failure while under hospital care in the Tokyo area, his family confirmed in…

  • Mawuena Trebarh: First female CEO of GIPC Passes away at 52

    Mawuena Trebarh: First female CEO of GIPC Passes away at 52

    Mawuena Trebarh, the trailblazing first female CEO of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC), has passed away at the age of 52 after a brief illness. The sister of the late BBC Broadcaster, Komla Dumor, left this world on Thursday, April 11, 2024, just a day shy of her 53rd birthday. Trebarh leaves behind her…

  • Ted Wilson, former Salt Lake City mayor, dies at 84

    Ted Wilson, former Salt Lake City mayor, dies at 84

    Former Salt Lake City Mayor Ted Wilson passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2024, at the age of 84 due to congestive heart failure and Parkinson’s disease, as announced by his family. Described as an eternal optimist who deeply loved people, Wilson’s legacy extends beyond his tenure as mayor. “As the eternal optimist, he loved…

  • Who was O.J. Simpson? All you need to know about his life and cause of death

    Who was O.J. Simpson? All you need to know about his life and cause of death

    Orenthal James Simpson, widely known as O.J. Simpson, was a prominent American football player, actor, and broadcaster. Early Life of O.J. Simpson Orenthal James Simpson, famously known as O.J. Simpson, was born in 1947 and raised in San Francisco, California. He was the son of Eunice and Jimmy Lee Simpson. His father, Jimmy, worked for…

  • Patti Astor, Founder of Iconic Fun Gallery in Downtown New York, Dies Aged 74

    Patti Astor, Founder of Iconic Fun Gallery in Downtown New York, Dies Aged 74

    The art world mourns the loss of Patti Astor, who passed away at 74 on April 9, 2024, from causes yet unknown. Astor was a central figure in New York City’s downtown art scene during the 1970s and 80s. Not only was she the founder of the Fun Gallery, but she was also an actress…

  • Renowned Music Mixer Dan Wallin, Oscar Nominee, Dies Aged 97

    Renowned Music Mixer Dan Wallin, Oscar Nominee, Dies Aged 97

    Dan Wallin, a celebrated music mixer whose work shaped the sounds of classic movies, passed away at 97, on April 10, 2024, in Hawaii. His cause of death remains undisclosed. With a career spanning over six decades, Wallin leaves behind a legacy of excellence. Wallin’s talent went beyond just mixing soundtracks; he captured the very…

  • Mister Cee, Iconic New York Radio DJ and Producer for Notorious B.I.G., Passes Away at 57

    Mister Cee, Iconic New York Radio DJ and Producer for Notorious B.I.G., Passes Away at 57

    The music world mourns the loss of Mister Cee, a hip-hop legend known for his skills as a DJ and producer. At 57, Mister Cee’s passing, with the cause of death still unknown, has left many in shock, particularly those at Hot 97 radio, where he spent 21 years. Born Calvin Lebrun, Mister Cee was…

  • Trina Robbins, Renowned Comic Book Creator and Historian, Passes Away at 84

    Trina Robbins, Renowned Comic Book Creator and Historian, Passes Away at 84

    The comic book world mourns the loss of Trina Robbins, a true legend in the industry. At 84, Robbins passed away in San Francisco, California, following a stroke on April 10, 2024. Robbins was more than just a creator; she was a pioneer and historian. In the 1950s, when female comic creators were rare, she…

  • Hawaii-Born Sumo Champion Akebono Taro Passes Away at 54 in Japan

    Hawaii-Born Sumo Champion Akebono Taro Passes Away at 54 in Japan

    Akebono Taro, the iconic figure in Sumo Wrestling and the first non-Japanese wrestler to reach the prestigious rank of Yokozuna, has passed away at the age of 54 due to heart failure. Born Chadwick Haheo Rowan in Hawaii, Akebono’s journey to Sumo greatness began on the shores of Oahu. Relocating to Japan in the late…