20 Famous Artists Gone Too Soon

There are some people in our lives whom we have only seen virtually or they’re very far away from us,  but still,  despite a long distance they’re the closest to our heart and still their memories are everlasting for us. Usually, we admire artists and personalities of showbiz industry and they have more fan following than some religious or political leader as they preach humanity and love rather than a particular faith or political party.

Below, we’re going to discuss the celebrities whose deaths left the whole word sad and sorrowful. Millions of people worldwide mourned upon their deaths and people wish they would still be alive among us and honor the world with their presence.

Their presence was enough to add value to the occasion or event. They were the center of attention and attraction for not just the general public,  but to their fellow artists as well. They had strong relationships and friendships with several other artists and certain artists are inspired and influenced by their legacy.

Their movies, their songs, and their dance delight and cheered people and by the time they left this mortal world, their fans instead of forgetting them, get more and more crazy for them. They’re considered as immortal by their fans due to their existence in their hearts. Their fans still feel they’re alive and some of them are still living with the hopes that their favorite superstars will be back soon.

Their legacy in the form of their acting, singing and other talents are admired and loved by people around the globe and not just admired, their styles have been copied by their fans and followers and their companions still feel proud to be associated with them. Let’s have a look at the top 10 famous artists who have gone too soon and we wish they weren’t dead so early.

Michael Jackson (aged 50)

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Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. Called the King of Pop, his contributions to music, dance and fashion, along with his publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture for…Read More

Paul Walker (aged 40)

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Paul William Walker (September 12, 1973 – November 30, 2013) 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. Walker gained prominence with breakout roles in.

Heath Ledger (aged 28)

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Heathcliff Andrew Ledger (4 April 1979 – 22 January 2008) 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. His work comprised nineteen films, including.

John Lennon (aged 40)

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John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE (born John Winston Lennon; 9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the band the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of.

Freddie Mercury (aged 45)

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Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara; 5 September 1946 – 24 November 1991) was a British singer, songwriter and record producer, widely known as the lead vocalist and songwriter of the rock band Queen — and widely known for his flamboyant stage persona and.

Amy Winehouse  (aged 27)

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Amy Jade Winehouse (14 September 1983 – 23 July 2011) was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul (sometimes labelled as blue-eyed soul and neo soul), rhythm and blues, and jazz. Winehouse’s 2003.

Selena (aged 23)

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Selena Quintanilla-Pérez (April 16, 1971 – March 31, 1995) was an American singer, songwriter, spokesperson, actress, and fashion designer. Called the Queen of Tejano music, her contributions to music and fashion made her one of the most.

Bob Marley (aged 36)

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Robert Nesta “Bob” Marley, OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican reggae singer, songwriter, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim. Starting out in 1963 with the group The Wailers, he forged a distinctive songwriting and vocal style that would later.

Bruce Lee  (aged 32)

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Bruce Lee (November 27, 1940 – July 20, 1973) was a Hong Kong American martial artist, action film actor, martial arts instructor, philosopher, filmmaker, and the founder of Jeet Kune Do. Lee was the son of Cantonese opera star Lee Hoi-Chuen. He is widely considered by commentators, critics, media and other martial artists to be one of the most influential martial artists.

Elvis Presley (aged 42)

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Elvis Aaron Presley  (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor. Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as “the King of Rock and Roll”, or simply, “the King”. Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, as a.

Marilyn Monroe (aged 36)

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Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson, June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962) was an American actress and model. Famous for playing “dumb blonde” characters, she became one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950s, emblematic of the era’s attitudes towards sexuality. Although she was a top-billed actress for only a decade, her films.

Cory Monteith (aged 31)

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Cory Allan Michael Monteith (May 11, 1982 – July 13, 2013) was a Canadian actor and musician, known for his role asFinn Hudson on the Fox television series Glee. As an actor based in British Columbia, Monteith had minor roles on television series before an audition tape of him singing “Can’t Fight This Feeling” helped to land him the most significant.

Brittany Murphy (aged 32)

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Brittany Murphy-Monjack (born Brittany Anne Bertolotti; November 10, 1977 – December 20, 2009), known professionally as Brittany Murphy, was an American film and stage actress, singer, and voice artist. Murphy, a native of Atlanta, moved to Los Angeles as a teenager and pursued a career.

River Phoenix (aged 23)

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Brittany Murphy-Monjack (born Brittany Anne Bertolotti; November 10, 1977 – December 20, 2009), known professionally as Brittany Murphy, was an American film and stage actress, singer, and voice artist. Murphy, a native of Atlanta, moved to Los Angeles as a teenager and pursued a career.

Kurt Cobain (aged 27)

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Kurt Donald Cobain (February 20, 1967 – c. April 5, 1994) was an American musician who was best known as the lead singer, guitarist, and primary songwriter of the rock band Nirvana. Cobain formed Nirvana with Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1985 and established it as part of the Seattle.

Aaliyah (aged 22)

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Aaliyah Dana Haughton (January 16, 1979 – August 25, 2001) was an American singer, dancer, actress, and model. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Detroit, Michigan. At the age of 10, she appeared on the television show Star Search and performed in concert alongside Gladys Knight. At age 12, Aaliyah signed with Jive Records and her uncle Barry Hankerson’s Blackground Records. Hankerson introduced her to.

Whitney Houston (aged 48)

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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.

Dimebag Darrell (aged 38)

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Darrell Lance Abbott (August 20, 1966 – December 8, 2004), 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. He is considered to be one of the driving.

Steve Irwin (aged 44)

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Stephen Robert “Steve” Irwin (22 February 1962 – 4 September 2006), nicknamed “The Crocodile Hunter”, was an Australian wildlife expert, television personality, and conservationist. Irwin achieved worldwide fame from the television series The Crocodile Hunter, an internationally broadcast.

Notorious B.I.G (aged 24)

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Christopher George Latore Wallace (May 21, 1972 – March 9, 1997), better known by his stage names The Notorious B.I.G,Biggie, or Biggie Smalls,  was an American rapper. Murdered at age 24, Wallace is consistently ranked as one of the greatest and most influential rappers of all time. Wallace was raised in.

 

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