Top Ten Deaths You Didn't See Coming


The Top Ten

1 Chester Bennington Chester Bennington Chester Charles Bennington (March 20th, 1976 - July 20th, 2017) was an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor, best known for being the lead singer of Linkin Park. He also participated in side projects like Julien K and Dead By Sunrise. He committed suicide in 2017 after a period of depression. more.

It happened out of the blue and nobody saw it coming despite the fact he had depression for over 10 years.R.I.P - DarkBoi-X

Was I the only one who saw his death was going to come? Seriously? He was always depressed! Suicide was obviously going to come! Yeah, it's very saddening, but this is a list of celebrity deaths YOU DIDN'T SEE COMING! You don't need to be a psychologist to realize that depressed people can commit suicide! - LemonComputer

From out of the blue, RIP (really thought he'd B #1) - SnerpDoge

2 Michael Jackson Michael Jackson Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, dancer, and songwriter born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and passed away on June 25, 2009. He donated (at least) a remarkable 500,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King of Pop (a title given to him by Elizabeth Taylor) or under more.

I agree with this in every way possible. At age 50 (going on 51) he was in fine condition. Then came the news that Jackson was intoxicated by his personal physician (Conrad Murray), which pretty much none of us saw coming. - NickLancer

Good man died too early. - Frodomar49

3 Carrie Fisher Carrie Fisher Carrie Frances Fisher was an American actress, screenwriter, author, producer, and humorist. She was the daughter of singer Eddie Fisher and actress Debbie Reynolds. Fisher was known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars film series.

This was expected because of her health problems before it - Martinglez

I saw this coming from a mile away - MegaSoulhero


4 Freddie Mercury Freddie Mercury Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara, 5th September 1946 - 24th November 1991) was a Zanzibari-born British singer of Indian descent, songwriter and record producer, known as the lead vocalist and songwriter of the British rock band Queen. He also became known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave more.

It was widely known that he was recklessly promiscuous. This was not hard to predict.

5 Robin Williams Robin Williams Robin McLaurin Williams was an American actor and comedian. Starting as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid-1970s, he is credited with leading San Francisco's comedy renaissance. He died in 2014.

His was very sad. - clusium

He suicided himself. - Maddox121

Sad - Peeledbanana

6 Princess Diana Princess Diana Diana, Princess of Wales, was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, who is the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II.
7 Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1987, he started the grunge band Nirvana, which became one of the most successful bands ever. He was a talented yet troubled grunge performer. Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band. He committed suicide at his more.
8 Steve Irwin Steve Irwin Stephen Robert "Steve" Irwin, nicknamed "The Crocodile Hunter", was an Australian wildlife expert, television personality, and conservationist.

Are ya kidding'? This guy was reckless. He took so many unnecessary risks, it was surprising it took as long as it did. Was ironic the way it happened, though.

9 George Michael George Michael Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, known professionally as George Michael, was an English singer, songwriter, record producer, and philanthropist who rose to fame as a member of the music duo Wham!.

His music was fantastic! It's very sad that he's gone.

10 Eddie Guerrero Eddie Guerrero Eduardo Gory "Eddie" Guerrero Llanes, was a Mexican-American professional wrestler and a member of the Guerrero wrestling family.

He was only 38 years old and he had a heart attack.
R.I.P. Eddie - drewisaboss44

The Contenders

11 Hiromi Tsuru Hiromi Tsuru
12 Dimebag Darrell Dimebag Darrell Darrell Lance Abbott, also known as Diamond Darrell and Dimebag Darrell, was an American guitarist and songwriter best known as a founding member of two bands, Pantera and Damageplan, alongside his brother, Vinnie Paul. Abbott died in 2004 after he was shot by a mentally unstable fan.

Think this should be number one due to the fact it was a concert - Gruunge

He was shot while performing, onstage. - Metal_Treasure

RIP the coolest guy ever - EliHbk

13 C. Martin Croker C. Martin Croker
14 Pua Magasiva Pua Magasiva
15 John Cygan John Cygan
16 Chuck Berry Chuck Berry Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. He died on 18 March 2017.

He was pretty old and I knew he would pass soon, but when it did happen, I was still in disbelief.

17 Darren Shahlavi Darren Shahlavi
18 Jim Morrison Jim Morrison James Douglas "Jim" Morrison was an American singer, songwriter, and poet best remembered as the lead singer of the Doors.

Not unexpected at all. As a charter member of the "27 Club", it's a miracle he lived as long as he did.

He did so much drugs, it wasn't unexpected.

19 Corey Haim Corey Haim Corey Haim was born on December 23 1971, in Toronto Ontario. He grew up in the Toronto suburbs of Thornhill and Willowdale, and attended such schools as Pineway Public School, Baythorn Public School, German Mills Public School, and Zion Heights Junior High School. more.
20 Heather O'Rourke Heather O'Rourke Heather O'Rourke was an American child actress. She was discovered by director Steven Spielberg when she was visiting MGM's studios.

I don't know her but she's only a kid so.. - LemonComputer

I don't know her but she's a kid.. - LemonComputer

I don't know her but she's a kid. - LemonComputer

Wayyy to young to die! - clusium

21 Chris Cornell Chris Cornell Christopher John "Chris" Cornell was an American rock musician and singer-songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter and rhythm guitarist for Seattle rock band Soundgarden and as former lead vocalist and songwriter for the supergroup Audioslave. His vocal range was C2 to A5, while more.
22 Kimbo Slice Kimbo Slice Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice, was a Bahamian-born American mixed martial artist, boxer and occasional actor.
23 Brian Danovich Brian Danovich
24 Bruce Lee Bruce Lee Bruce Lee was a Hong Kong American martial artist, action film actor, martial arts instructor, philosopher, filmmaker, and the founder of Jeet Kune Do.
25 David Bowie David Bowie David Robert Jones (January 8, 1947 - January 10, 2016) was an English singer born in London, the son of a fundraiser and a waitress. He is credited for his experimental and creative musical discography which has won praise and accolades for many critics and fans. more.
26 Chyna Chyna Chyna was an American professional wrestler, glamour model, pornographic film actress, and bodybuilder.
27 John Lennon John Lennon John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. He was assassinated by Mark David Chapman on December 8, 1980 at age 40.
28 Ryan Dunn Ryan Dunn Ryan Matthew Dunn (June 11, 1977 – June 20, 2011) was an American stunt performer, television personality, comedian, actor, writer, musician, and one of the stars of the MTV reality stunt show Jackass.

He did not deserve to die, he was a very funny person

29 Peter Mayhew Peter Mayhew
30 Christina Grimmie Christina Grimmie Christina Victoria Grimmie (March 12th 1994 - June 10th 2016), known on YouTube as zeldaxlove64, was an American singer-songwriter known for participating in The Voice and for her covers of hit songs by contemporary pop musicians. She was shot dead during a meet-and-greet in Orlando, Florida, by fan more.
31 Glen Campbell Glen Campbell

I saw it coming he was in the last stages of Alzheimer disease R.I.P. The rhinestone cowboy August 8 2017 - Thecyanryan

32 Ultimate Warrior Ultimate Warrior
33 Layne Staley Layne Staley Layne Thomas Staley was an American musician who served as the lead singer and co-songwriter of the rock band Alice in Chains, which he founded with guitarist Jerry Cantrell in Seattle, Washington in 1987. Alice in Chains rose to international fame as part of the grunge movement of the early 1990s. more.

He did die of heroin overdose, which is not a un common way to die

34 Paul Walker Paul Walker Paul William Walker IV was an American actor . Walker began his career guest-starring in several television shows such as The Young and the Restless and Touched by an Angel .
35 Heath Ledger Heath Ledger Heath Andrew Ledger was an Australian actor and director. After performing roles in Australian television and film during the 1990s, Ledger left for the United States in 1998 to develop his film career.
36 Avicii Avicii Tim Bergling (September 8, 1989 - April 20, 2018), better known by his stage name Avicii, was a Swedish electronic musician, DJ, remixer and record producer. He is best regarded for his work in Electronic Music during the 2010s in which his works have charted among the Top 40 Radio and for his influence more.
37 Brittany Murphy Brittany Murphy Brittany Murphy, born November 10th, 1977, was an american actress, best known for roles in films such as "8 Mile", "Clueless", "Happy Feet", "Sin City", and "Just Married", as well as the voice of Luanne Platter on the animated series "King Of The Hill". She passed away on December 20th, 2009 at the more.
38 John Belushi John Belushi John Adam Belushi was an American comedian, actor, and singer. Belushi is best known for his "intense energy and raucous attitude" which he displayed as one of the seven original cast members of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live.
39 Tupac Tupac Tupac Amaru Shakur, also known as 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor born on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. Tupac sold over 75 million records worldwide and has been referred to in multiple major publications such as Rolling Stone as one of the greatest music artists of all time. 2Pac was more.
40 Tony Rosato Tony Rosato Tony Rosato is an Italian-Canadian actor and voice actor who has appeared in television and movies in both Canada and the United States.
41 Cameron Boyce Cameron Boyce Cameron Boyce is an American teen actor best known for his roles in the feature films Mirrors, Eagle Eye, Descendants, Grown Ups, and Grown Ups 2, as well as for his starring roles as Luke Ross on the Disney Channel comedy series Jessie and as Conor on the Disney XD series Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much more.
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Chester Bennington
2. Michael Jackson
3. Eddie Guerrero
1. Michael Jackson
2. Carrie Fisher
3. Steve Irwin
1. Robin Williams
2. Carrie Fisher
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