Top 10 Celebrities With a Murdered Parent


The Top Ten

1 Michael Jordan Michael Jordan Michael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials, MJ, is an American retired professional basketball player.

In 1993 his father was shot and killed by men who then stole his car. Among the stolen items were two NBA championship rings that Michael had given as a gift. - Metal_Treasure

2 Charlize Theron Charlize Theron Charlize Theron is a South African and American actress and film producer. She is the recipient of several accolades, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and the Silver Bear for Best Actress.

It's even harder when one of your parents kills the other.
Her mother shot and killed her father. He was an alcoholic, who had physically attacked her mother and she shot in self-defense. - Metal_Treasure

3 Malcolm X Malcolm X Malcolm X (May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965) was an African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist. To his admirers he was a courageous advocate for the rights of blacks, a man who indicted white America in the harshest terms for its crimes against black Americans; detractors accused him more.

His father was run over by a streetcar. Malcolm's brother said that their father was "shoved under that car" and wasn't an accident. - Metal_Treasure

4 Jennifer Hudson Jennifer Hudson Jennifer Kate Hudson is an American singer, actress and spokesperson. She rose to fame in 2004 as a finalist on the third season of American Idol, coming in seventh place.

Her brother-in-law shot and killed her mother - Metal_Treasure

5 Patrick Duffy Patrick Duffy

Both parents.
His parents were killed during an armed robbery of their bar. - Metal_Treasure

6 Gregg Allman Gregg Allman

His father was murdered by a hitchhiker - Metal_Treasure

7 Dylan McDermott Dylan McDermott

When he was 5 years old his mother was shot dead. The police filed murder charges against her boyfriend (suspected to have ties to organized crime). - Metal_Treasure

8 John F. Kennedy, Jr.

He was only 3! Very sad. - B1ueNew

The name of this guy gives a big clue :( - LightningStrike

9 Dave Navarro Dave Navarro David Michael "Dave" Navarro is an American guitarist, singer-songwriter, and actor. He is best known as a former member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers and as a founding member of the alternative rock band Jane's Addiction.

His mother was murdered by her ex-boyfriend - Metal_Treasure

10 Charice Pempengco Charice Pempengco Jake Zyrus (born Charmaine Clarice Relucio Pempengco, formerly known by the mononym Charice), is a Filipino singer who rose to popularity through YouTube. He is a transgender man.

Her/his father was stabbed to death by a drunk man - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Susie Feldman

Her father was murdered. - clusium

12 Luisito Vigoreaux
13 Kelsey Grammer Kelsey Grammer Allen Kelsey Grammer is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, producer, director, writer, singer and activist.

It was his sister who was murdered, not his parents. - clusium

14 Steve Kerr Steve Kerr Stephen Douglas Kerr is an American professional basketball coach and former player who is the head coach of the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association.

His father (Malcolm H. Kerr) was murdered by Islamic extremists in Beirut 1984. Malcolm was president of the American University of Beirut at the time of his murder and was shot twice in the back of his head outside his office. - THC13

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