Top 10 Celebrity Deaths that Could Have Been Prevented

These celebrity deaths that could’ve been prevented, but never were. Many of these people had some time left in their lives as well. They never made it.
The Top Ten
1 John Lennon John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE (9 October 1940 - 8 December 1980) 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.Lennon was characterised by the rebellious nature and acerbic wit in his music, writing and drawings, on film, and in interviews. His songwriting partnership with Paul McCartney remains the most successful in history.
2 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 the initials MJ.

He is the creator of the best-selling album of all time, Thriller (1982), awarded 30 times platinum at the beginning of 2016. His other albums Bad, Dangerous and History are all among the best charting albums of all time and all reached the number one position in the US charts. ...read more.

The best pop singer of all time accidentally took drugs. If his doctor were smarter, Michael would've known better & avoided overdosing on them. He will never ever be matched. R.I.P. to the king of pop.

3 Diana, Princess of Wales Diana, Princess of Wales (born Lady Diana Frances Spencer; 1 July 1961 - 31 August 1997), was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, who is the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II, and the mother of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex. She married Prince Charles on 29 July 1981, and separated from him in 1992 before finally divorcing him in 1996. She was killed in a car crash on 31 August 1997.

If the paparazzi weren't so harsh on her (or if there weren't any), her driver wouldn't have lost control & crash her car. Her death absolutely shocked the world & is still remembered to this day. R.I.P. Princess Diana.

4 Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson Baker; June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962) was an American actress, singer and model. Decades after her unexpected death, she has remained one of Hollywood's greatest sex symbols with her eye-catching style, champagne blond hair, and breathless manner of speaking. She continues to be considered a major popular culture icon. ...read more.
5 Selena Quintanilla Perez Selena Quintanilla-Pérez was an American singer, songwriter, spokesperson, actress, and fashion designer.

Her manager was mentally crazy & decided to shoot her. She could've avoided it in 1 move. Too late. She would've been bigger than all the other women in Latin pop music. She was shot just 2 weeks before her 24th birthday. R.I.P. too soon.

6 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 Kevin James Loibl.

She was greeting fans & then Kevin James Loibl shot her while she wanted to give him a hug (not knowing he was a killer). She literally could've avoided that with better security ahead of time. She would've been bigger than Tessa Violet & Billie Eilish if she were still alive. Now meet & greets are tight with security & people fear another incident like this happening. R.I.P. Christina Grimmie.

7 Whitney Houston Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer, actress, producer, and model. In 2009, Guinness World Records cited her as the most awarded female act of all time. Houston is one of pop music's best-selling music artists of all-time, with an estimated 170–200 million records sold worldwide. She released seven studio albums and three movie soundtrack albums, all of which have diamond, multi-platinum, platinum or gold certification.
8 Amy Winehouse Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul, rhythm and blues, and jazz. She is also a well-known member of the 27 Club, as she overdosed on alcohol at age 27.
9 Prince Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 - April 21st, 2016) was an American musician, best known for being one of the most popular and influential artists from the 80s, with songs such as "Purple Rain", "Little Red Corvette", "1999", and "When Doves Cry" .

He's been going through a lot of pain, which led to him overdosing on painkillers. If he didn't do that, he would've still been alive today & deliver epic music to the world. He was a master. R.I.P. Prince.

10 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 assassinated on September 1996 at the age of 25. ...read more.
The Contenders
11 Kobe Bryant Kobe Bryant (1978 - 2020) was an American retired professional basketball player. He played his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. Kobe Bryant has won 5 NBA championships with the Lakers and was the all-time leading scorer in Lakers franchise history. He Retired in 2016. He died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California at age 41.
12 George Reeves
13 Robert Johnson Robert Leroy Johnson was an American blues singer-songwriter and musician. His landmark recordings in 1936 and 1937 display a combination of singing, guitar skills, and songwriting talent that has influenced later generations of musicians. Johnson died in 1938 at the age of 27. The exact circumstances of his death are still unclear today. His death makes him one of the earliest members of the so-called "Club 27".
14 The Notorious B.I.G. Christopher George Latore Wallace, born May 21, 1972, better known by his stage name The Notorious B.I.G (sometimes Biggie Smalls or just simply Biggie), is an American rapper from Brooklyn, New York. On March 9, 1997, he was murdered in a drive by shooting in Los Angeles, California at the age of only 24. To this day it’s unknown who murdered him. ...read more.
15 Vic Morrow
16 Owen Hart Owen James Hart was a Canadian-American professional and amateur wrestler who worked for several promotions including Stampede Wrestling, New Japan Pro Wrestling, World Championship Wrestling, and most notably, the World Wrestling Federation, where he wrestled under both his own name, and ring name The Blue Blazer.
17 Nida Patcharaveerapong
18 Lata Mangeshkar Lata Mangeshkar was an Indian playback singer and music director. She was one of the best-known and most respected playback singers in India.

She was the queen of the melody, the voice of the millennium & the nightingale of India. She had multiple organ failure due to COVID-19. She lived a long life, but she could've lived a good while longer if she did a better job following all the COVID-19-related safety measures. Too late. R.I.P. (1929-2022).

19 Brian Jones Lewis Brian Hopkin Jones was an English musician, the founder and the original leader of the Rolling Stones.
20 Jimmy Hoffa
21 Nancy Spungen
22 Larry King Larry King (1933 - 2021) was an American television and radio host, whose work has been recognized with awards including two Peabodys and 10 Cable ACE Awards.

He had COVID-19 & literally could've avoided it by following all the safety protocols. He was the best interviewer of all time. R.I.P. (1933-2021).

23 Julie Bennett

She had COVID-19. She literally could've followed the orders, but it defeated her. Though COVID-19 safety measures weren't as advanced back then as they are now. She was known for working with Hanna Barbara & acting in Yogi Bear. R.I.P. (1932-2020).

24 XXXTentacion Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy (January 23, 1998 - June 18, 2018), known professionally as XXXTentacion, and often referred to as X, was an American rapper, singer and songwriter.

He was massive name in hip-hop/rap. He could've been alive to this day if he didn't get in the way of the target which he was as he was shot while going shopping. Shows you the possibilities of people out to kill. He was almost 20 & a half years old. R.I.P. (1998-2018).

25 Vangelis Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou, known professionally as Vangelis, was a Greek composer of electronic, progressive, ambient, jazz, and orchestral music.

He had COVID-19 which was connected with his congestive heart failure. He passed away on May 17th 2022. He should've followed all the safety measures. He could've turned 80 & marked his 60 year anniversary in 2023 of making music. His best score was for Chariots of Fire (which defined not only success, but slow motion music). With his work on such film scores & experimentation with genres, he was without a doubt the greatest Greek musician in modern history. R.I.P. (1943-2022).

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