Top Ten Saddest Celebrity Deaths of All Time

Hate when people on T.V. dies like anything :-(
Yep a hard thing to swallow, a'right
Here's the list to the most shocking celebrity deaths in history...

The Top Ten

1 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 300,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King of Pop (a title given to him by Elizabeth Taylor) or under ...read more.

The legend will always live on, in his amazing music.

We all knew Michael we grew up with him all our lives when he died a part of all of us died with him they're will always be part of him with us his music and that will never die

A true and one of the Greatest Legends of all time. He truly was something else. He will forever be remembered as the King Of Pop. I grew up listening, dancing and singing to MJ like so many others. When he died a part of me died that day and I shall forever be half a soul. RIP The Greatest legend of all time. My hero and shining star. I love you Forever. - BaeVay

Saddest Death Of All Time, RIP Michael Jackson (1958-2009)

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2 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 2013

When a celebrity dies, most people just ignore it and go on with their lives. But when Robin Williams died, people took notice. He was an amazing person with a wonderful personality who suffered from crippling depression, as well as the beginnings of dementia and Parkinsons. But anyone who grew up in the 90's can tell you Robin Williams held a special place in our hearts.

He was a comedian. As a comedian he made millions life and made people smile, but no one realized he himself needed a little bit of that joy he gave us. When he died I couldn't believe it how could such a happy man take his own life? I have to admit I shed a few I tears I hope people will remember 80 years from now for he was an amazing man.

One of the few celebrity deaths I cried at upon hearing it. Such a great man, and one whose work I grew up on and loved with a passion. The fact that such a kind and funny man was dealing with so many awful things in life (like dementia and Parkinsons) is such a sad demonstration of how cruel the world is. RIP to a one of a kind talent. - Mrveteran

Love always.

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3 Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1988, he started the grunge band Nirvana. 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 Seattle home in 1994.

Kurt Cobain spoke for those who couldn't and he still does today. His lyrics were simple and yet deep at the same time, so many people including myself can still relate to his music. He was not a god, he was a good guy who loved to make music and share his ideas, his death only immortalised his work, contrary to the the official police report, Kurt didn't commit suicide, check it out for yourself in the documentary Soaked In Bleach, no matter what you make of his death, think about his life, his achievements his positive things. It makes me happy that someone like him actually lived. We need more people like him. Rest in peace Kurt.

The god of music

Most people think he had a pretty good life. Watch " Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck" He had a horribly sad life. From Start to finish. It will bring you into crying on the floor. - RustyNail

Screw you Courtney. - DarkandSinister

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4 Heath Ledger Heath Ledger Heathcliff 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.

Definitely the saddest. He had such a bright future. He never lived to see himself win an Academy award and the saddest thing is he died thinking everyone would hate his portrayal as The Joker when in reality it was one of the greatest.

I think it bothers me more that we'll never get to see him do more. The joker was arguably the best performance of all time. I hate to see that his legacy has to live on through that role, when he could have easily become the most famous actor in history if he were still alive. - ChickenKing

Devastating. Such an absolute tragedy. Someone so young, who was just finding his momentum. I still dream about the amazing things we might've seen him in.

Best acting performance period

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5 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 .

His death was not only horrible to you guys or the rest of his fans, his death was a tragedy that affected the whole world, as well as the movie industry, even the president and government were heartbroken when he was killed in an accident, he was a hero who was perhaps the best race car driver ever and did feats that no one else could ever do, and he saved a lot of people, his death put the whole movie industry towards rock bottom.

At first I wasn't sad because I've never watched any of the Furious movies. Then I watched them one by one and I broke into tears at the end of Furious 7. His death was one of the saddest.

He was a beautiful person. Happy, exuberant, and compassionate. He didn't deserve to get burnt alive. He deserved a peaceful death at least.

Its been a long day to see you

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6 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.

His death was the most saddest death. I feel for Kurt and Heath, but they died because of themselves, drugs and stupid. For music, what part of "Imagine all the people living life in peace" don't people understand.? He was a real musician, memebr of most successful Band and a peacemaker.

He was a great man. He was also a peacemaker and amazing lead singer of The Beatles, one of the greatest bands of all time following Queen. Rest In Peace John Lennon - Draco

Still the biggest loss of them all. Second is robin Williams

The saddest day of my life! Love you, John Lennon!

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7 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 has a few side projects like Julien K and Dead By Sunrise. He committed suicide in 2017 due to depression.

Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell were the first celebrity deaths that I got emotional over. Two incredible musicians as well as incredible human beings and the world is a much darker place without them.

Chester was such an amazing singer and screamer in Linkin Park, and when I heard about his death in July via a Clevver News video, I was sad about it and I've been on a Linkin Park binge for quite a while. Personally, I think his death was one of the saddest celeb deaths of 2017. Rest in peace Chester. You may have died, but you'll always be remembered as a legend. We all miss you so much. :'( - dbret12

He is my childhood hero. The way he sings and the lyrics, they spoke his heart out as he does mine. He will always be my hero from time to time, his legacy will always lives on.

R.i.p chester

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8 Freddie Mercury Freddie Mercury Freddie Mercury (5th September 1946 - 24th November 1991) was a Tanzanian-born British singer, songwriter and record producer, known as the lead vocalist and songwriter of the rock band Queen. He also became known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave vocal range. Before he became a singer ...read more.

Such an amazing, talented, and kind man lost to us. His legend will live on forever.

Why is he not number one? Are you kidding me? 25 years later and I still think about him everyday.

Miss u camp freddie - Roher1977

He will be missed, He sung the best song of all time with his band Queen, people will always remember him for his work epesially Boheimian Rhapsody, R.I.P. Freddie Murcery, you will always be remembered 😢

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9 Elvis Presley Elvis Presley Elvis Presley was a 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.

He killed himself. It just took him years. So incredibly sad. No wonder so many people think he's still alive. We all just miss him so much.

He had a bright future. He was great.

10 Steve Irwin Steve Irwin Stephen Robert "Steve" Irwin, nicknamed "The Crocodile Hunter", was an Australian wildlife expert, television personality, and conservationist.

A man a truly respect as his career is my life vocation. A man who enjoyed his job until the end. An amazing scientist, an incredible adventurer, a fearless man who went to the most lost places of earth to risk his life for the most genuine animal documentary of all time. His death was in one way violent, but I think what would make him happy is that he died doing what he loved, doing that one job that made him famous and that defined him. To conclude, the most amazing thing about thing about this man, at the very end, when he was bleeding to death, he remained calm and faded away in calm. A truly amazing man that should be respected and remembered forever.

I watched his stuff when I was little. His death made me very sad. He was my hero.

He was my inspiration as a kid his death tore me apart he will live on as my hero

GOAT

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11 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.

My family aren't fans of the Star Wars movies, so I didn't even know until January 2nd, when I went back to school. All my friends are huge fans of the Star Wars movies, so it was all they wanted to talk about. I didn't believe them, so I looked it up online later, and I almost cried. May the force be with her.

I miss Carrie. She was strong, a beautiful princess, a great actress and a wonderful women. May the Force be with her.

May the force be with her always. We love and miss you Carrie. - Moonpower

I still tear up sometimes.

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12 Selena Selena Selena Quintanilla-Pérez was an American singer, songwriter, spokesperson, actress, and fashion designer.

A beautiful and talented soul, stolen away from the music world. She had an intoxicating light that attracted everyone, and brought life into the music industry. She made me fall in love with music at the age of 7. Gone too soon.

She even had a child named after her. Selena Gomez was said to be named after her. I wish she had lived to hear that. I'm sure it would have touched her heart.

So Sad wish she were still here

The Queen of Tejano music will never be forgotten! We her fans love her and will do all that we can to ensure that her legacy lives for the generations to come! SELENA VIVE! #LaReinaDeLaMusicaTejana #VivaSelena

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13 Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country's first black chief executive, and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election.

Great man...I'll admit I never paid attention to him before his death but as I learned more about him, I realized what a great and amazing man he is. If the world was ruled by men like him, this world would be like paradise on Earth.

This death should be in the top 3 at least!

The greatest. Rest in peace.

That's sad. I never really cried in the moment, when I heard he passed away, but now I'm really feeling it. Sad how other celebrities are higher than the man who saved South Africa. Smh.

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14 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 ...read more.

The worst thing happened to the Rap history was Pac's death everything has changed in rap after that day admit it Eminem fans 2pac is the best and the realest

R.I.P Tupac, I wish so badly Tupac didn't get killed, imagine how much more great music he could of made if he didn't get killed! His Music lives on though through all the generations of rap lovers everybody knows about Tupac, his music & his talent. The best thing about Tupac that I loved though was that his music actually meant something he didn't just rap about guns, drugs & killing people. His lyrics were meaningful and He spoke up for the community & rapped about real life problems, I always said Tupac was a good guy & his heart was in the right place. I pray he is in Heaven R.I.P

2pac,aaliyah,selena all are good singers who died badly R>I>P

:( RIP Tupac

15 Cliff Burton 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 Copenhagen whilst promoting Metallica's ...read more.

THE BEST BASSIST IN THE WORLD HE WAS

16 Amy Winehouse 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.

Amy Jade Winehouse was the one who introduced our plastic pop generation to good wholesome jazz. She was ultimately killed by the people she loved most through mental abuse and introducing her to alcohol and heroin. She didn't deserve that, Amy will live on in our hearts forever and we miss her every day, for more information watch Asif Kapadia's documentary, AMY

17 Graham Chapman Graham Chapman Graham Arthur Chapman was an English comedian, writer, actor, and one of the six members of the surreal comedy group Monty Python.
18 Cory Monteith

The news of his death absolutely broke my heart. A great human being who had a human frailty. He tried so hard to get and stay well. One slip up after an earnest struggle caused him his life.

Probably the saddest moment in GLEE history. 'Make You Feel My Love' always gets me

Cory Monteith was a nice guy and he was a great actor and singer R.I. P buddy

19 John Belushi John Belushi
20 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.

RIP DIME

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