1 Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American Baptist minister, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.
Had the most humane and courageous vision for all of humanity. One of the finest people to ever walk this earth!
The day he died, the world changed for the worst. we lost part of our heart. One of the best human beings who ever lived!
2 Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley was an American musician and actor. Known as "The King" He was mostly known for his number 1 singles including "Heartbreak Hotel" "Hound Dog" "Jailhouse Rock" "Love me Tender" Elvis debuted in the movie "Love me Tender" and focused less on his music and continued that way. ...read more.
This is the American icon who changed the modern popculture and music in the world. Without him there would no Beatles ( they were influenced by rock'n'roll in their teen years ), no Michael Jackson ( Elvis opened the doors to black music for everybody ) and many others. He should definitively be ranked number one!
3 John F. Kennedy
John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29th, 1917-November 22, 1963) commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination. The Cuban Missile Crisis, The Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, ...read more.
Does not belong here, he was a leader and political figure, not a "Celebrity".
4 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 ...read more.
Michael Jackson is one of the most BEAUTIFUL American person that has entertained and inspired many.
The saddest... When I heard from it I was shocked, even though I didn't know him very well at that time. No one's death has touched me as much as Michael's did. - Michaelthebest
5 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 ...read more.
6 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. ...read more.
7 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 .
8 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.
He broke the heart of the entire world when he left us!
9 James Dean
James Byron Dean was an American actor. He is a cultural icon of teenage disillusionment and social estrangement, as expressed in the title of his most celebrated film, Rebel Without a Cause, in which he starred as troubled teenager Jim Stark.
10 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. ...read more.
11 Rebecca Schaeffer
12 Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali (January 17th 1942 - June 3rd 2016) was an American former professional boxer . He was generally considered among the greatest heavyweights in the history of the sport.
13 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 ...read more.
She was shot by a fan named Kevin James Loibl at a meet & greet of hers. Afterwards he shot himself. Ever since the incident, many YouTubers & celebrities took extra security measures, doing best to prevent another incident from happening, such as adding metal detectors, increased security checks, & even cancelling their meet & greets, tours, & being barricaded & even hidden from fans. This has been YouTube’s most famous tragedy to this day & one that will be remembered forever. - SamanthaRosie
14 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.
15 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. ...read more.
16 Leonard Nimoy
Leonard Simon Nimoy was an American actor, film director, photographer, author, singer, and songwriter.
His Spock imitation will always be in our hearts
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" .
18 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.
Rynn dead in his birthday in a car accients
19 Cliff Burton
Clifford Lee "Cliff" Burton (February 10th 1962 - September 27th 1986) was an American musician, best known as the second bass guitarist for the American thrash metal band Metallica, recording three studio albums. He died in 1986 after getting crushed by a tour bus in Umeå whilst promoting Metallica's ...read more.
20 Ronnie James Dio
Ronnie James Dio (born Ronald James Padavona; July 10, 1942 – May 16, 2010) was an American heavy metal singer, songwriter and musician. He fronted and/or founded numerous groups including Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio and Heaven & Hell. He is credited with popularizing the "metal horns" hand gesture ...read more.
Eric Lynn Wright better known by his stage name "Eazy-E", was an American rapper who performed solo and in the hip hop group N.W.A. He is affectionately called "The Godfather of Gangsta Rap". He was born to Richard and Kathie Wright in Compton, California. On March 26, 1995 Eazy-E dies from complications ...read more.
22 Mark Salling
Mark Wayne Salling was an American actor and musician. He was known for his role as Noah "Puck" Puckerman on the television series Glee.
23 Cory Monteith
Cory Allan Michael Monteith was a Canadian actor and musician, known for his role as Finn Hudson on the Fox television series Glee. He died in 2013 of a drug overdose.
I feel very sad when Cory died. By the way, isn't he Canadian? Because I think he is. Anyway, he was amazing in Glee.
24 Stephen Hillenburg
Stephen McDannell Hillenburg was an American cartoonist, animator, director, producer, writer, voice actor, and marine biologist who was best known for creating the Nickelodeon animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. He also contributed to Rocko's Modern Life as a director and producer. ...read more.
The creator of Spongebob Squarepants, died at 57.
He had ALS.
25 Penny Marshall