Death is inevitable, but it still shocks us, especially when someone young and full of potential dies suddenly. Thousands of such incidents take place in the celeb world. This article is dedicated to the 10 famous celebrities’ death that shocked the world. The article isn’t based on an artist’s greatness. We’ve tried to list it concerning the magnanimity of the event.
1. Michael Jackson
The legendary singer who reigned the pop genre for five decades was one of the most popular superstars of all time. It’s evident that his death would get huge attention worldwide; however, his untimely demise brought in an unprecedented situation in the history of celebrities. I wouldn’t be wrong to say it’s the most shocking news of the decade.
2. Marilyn Monroe
An actress who had made her way to the top was, of course, loved by millions. Even the then-president Kennedy was attracted to her majestic persona. People received the news of her death on August 3, 1962, with utmost shock. She committed suicide through a drug overdose.
3. Princess Diana
One of the most celebrated families in the world is the British Royal Family. Princess Diana was a prominent figure of the family with hundreds of thousands of admirers. It was a terrible blow to know her death in Paris in a car crash on August 31, 1997.
4. Heath Ledger
The wonders he had done in acting, his portrayal of Joker were all nothing but simple mastery. To show that people can love a villain was something rare, beautiful, and groundbreaking. Heath died from an accidental overdose of drugs on February 6, 2008. His family, fans, co-workers, and everyone mourned him in extreme grief.
5. Paul Walker
Speed can do magic in your blood, and Paul was a man of speed. His charisma and hypnotic personality knew no bounds. Unfortunately, it was the sheer speed that took him away from us. On November 30, 2013, Paul Walker and his friend died from a car crash in California.
6. Robin Williams
Some people know their craft; Robin Williams was one of them. His mastery of acting opened new doors for many aspiring and new actors. He was a true teacher for all of us. Robin parted his way with us on August 1, 2014, as his Lewy body dementia led him to commit suicide.
Avicii was a musician who loved to create and live music. The vast industry wasn’t a fitting place for him as he wanted to connect with people, not brands. His death was gravely disappointing news to all of his fans, as he committed suicide on April 20, 2018.
8. Kurt Cobain
Kurt Cobain is a name that shall be remembered in the history of rock music. Kurt and his band Nirvana created some of the most popular songs of the ‘90s that are still celebrated today. His suicide was a massive loss for both his family and the music world. Kurt’s suicide note clears the mystery of his death.
9. Whitney Houston
Whitney was a singer with massive success in her career. Having a massive follower base worldwide, her death was obviously posed ghastly trauma to people. She was found dead in her bathtub on February 9, 2012. It was declared as an accidental drug overdose.
10. David Bowie
The accomplished singer, songwriter, and actor David Bowie remained a star for decades. No wonder it was a sad part to experience his demise. He had been an artist and influenced people throughout their lives. Bowie died at the age of 59 on January 10, 2016, from liver cancer.