Some Famous Celebrities Who Committed Suicide


Being in the limelight is not easy always. Pressure of performing the best, having no friends, constant stress can also make drastic impact on celebrities. A lot of celebrities committed suicide in spite of living in luxury. Because they suffered mentally and dealt with severe depression. They took their own life while we used to see them acting, singing, dancing for our refreshment. Depression took away some lively soul who had bunch of crazy fans. Although the list is quite big, let’s get to know some  names of celebrities who committed suicide…

Marilyn Monroe

The name “Marilyn Monroe” remind us a gorgeous lady and an outstanding actress. She was considered as a sex symbol in that time of 1950. And even now people are crazy to know more and more about her. She took people’s heart acting in famous character of “blonde bombshell” in a comedic role.

Though people loved her for her blonde look with sexy gaze, she was suffering from mental illness depth inside her. She was so depressed that she couldn’t even complete a film since “The Misfits”. In her home of Brentwood, her dead body was found nude on her bed on August 4, 1962. Her death was declared suicide and possible cause was barbiturate overdose.

Heath Ledger

Who doesn’t know the joker? The joker from The Dark Knight. Heath Ledger won everyone’s heart for his outstanding acting in the villain role of Joker. People love this character as much as they love any hero.

This famous actor was dealing with stress, insomnia, depression and so on. He told to an interview that he couldn’t sleep at night. Also, his body was exhausted but his mind was still going on. This was really saddening. On 22 January of 2008, the entire nation got shocked hearing the news of his death. Police said that he died due to accidental overdose of his medications.

Chester Bennington

Maximum 20’s kids have grown up listening numb, one more light to go, wish you were here and such soothing songs of Linkin Park. We loved this band while listening to these song in our bad times.

But we didn’t know that the lead vocalist of Linkin Park was dealing with depression.

Yes! We’re talking about Chester Bennington. His housekeeper found him hanging at his home on July 20, 2017. Two months before his suicide, his close friend named Chris Cornell also committed suicide. On the day of his birthday, Chester followed the same way. One more light went away from us.

Robin Williams

Those, who know about the show “Mork and Mindy”, surely love the outstanding comedian Robin McLaurin Williams. Robin Williams was an American comedian and actor.

Also, he was regarded as one of the best comedians of all time because of his unique mimicry, improvisation and voice he created. He was also nominated for Academy awards . Robin Williams, who used to make people laugh, took away his own life committing suicide in August, 2014.


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