Top 10 Famous celebrities committed suicide

Life is a cruel game which is solely owned by God. We are mere puppets who are trying to play their roles on the ground set up by him. One, who plays it effectively, fights back against the adversities of life, reaches to the topmost level of joy & gains immense pleasure. And the one, who keeps hiding from the bad realities of life, fears from the difficulties that come in their way, ends up with the miseries and lose their way of life in never ending darkness. Here we are sharing the dark side of some famous celebrities committed suicide for an unknown/unexpected reason.

It is very difficult for a common man to understand why a successful person commits suicide? Money is the power to raise your standard & life style. But a question arises here- Do you think that happiness is all about earning money? The answer is available in the below paragraphs, which are life-long lessons for life. Given below is the list of top 10 famous celebrities committed suicide.

Top 10 Famous celebrities committed suicide

10. Robin Williams

Robin Williams - celebrities committed suicide

Beloved, famous and Oscar winner actor Robin Williams ended his life in August 2014. He hanged himself with a belt at his home in Paradise Cay, California. After William’s death asphyxiation revealed a medical condition about him, in which it was mentioned that the actor had been struggling with Lewy body dementia. He was 63 years old when he committed suicide.

9. Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe was an iconic bombshell of the time, who died at the age of 36 due to an overdose of barbiturates. People close to her mentioned that she was prone to “severe fears and frequent depressions,” as well as “abrupt and unpredictable mood changes. However, the suicide situations weren’t clear, but due to unavailability of suitable evidences, the incident was declared suicide.

8. Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain

The popular front man of American rock band Nirvana died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in April 1994 at the young age of 27. Cobain had struggled with drug addiction and depression and had fled to a detox center in Los Angles before flying home to Seattle where he took his own life.

7. Mindy McCready

Mindy McCready

Country star Mindy McCready took her life in February 2013 at her home in Heber Springs, Arkansas by means of a self-inflicted gunshot to the head. The 37-year-old mother of two had been in and out of rehab for years and attempted suicide twice before, once in 2005 and another time in 2008.

6. Jonathan Brandis

Jonathan Brandis

Jonathan Brandis is one of the famous celebrities, committed suicide at a very young age. The NeverEnding Story II and SeaQuest DSV star took his life by hanging himself in November 2003. Brandis, who was 27 at the time, was discovered in the hallway of his LA apartment building by friends.

5. Sawyer Sweeten

Sawyer Sweeten

Child actor Sawyer Sweeten, known for his role as Geoffrey Barone on the hit show “Everybody Loves Raymond”, took his life in April 2015. Similar to Mindy Mc Cready, the 19-year-old died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. His fans were in a deep shock when they came to know that Sweeten has committed suicide. Most of the fans even tried to go for a new investigation in order to confirm that sweeten wasn’t murdered.

4. Jovan Belcher

Jovan Belcher

In December 2012, Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher shot his longtime girlfriend Kasandra Perkins nine times in front of his mother before driving to the Chiefs’ practice facility where he shot and killed himself in front of his coach and general manager. Jovan was only 25 years old when he shot his girlfriend & ended his own life.

3. Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen, one of the most famous celebrities, committed suicide, was the famous British fashion designer and couturier. In February 2010, Alexander McQueen took his life, just after nine days his mother passed away from cancer at the age of 75. McQueen was 40 years old when he committed the horrific act by ingesting a cocktail of cocaine, sleeping pills, and tranquilizers before hanging himself with his favorite brown belt.

2. Lucy Gordon

Lucy Gordon

Lucy Gordon was a British actress and model. She starred in many films including Serendipity, Spider-Man 3, and The Four Feathers. She was found hanging in her Paris apartment by cinematographer Jérôme Alméras, with whom she shared the flat with, in May 2009. Lucy was one more addition to the famous celebrities, committed suicide at the young age.

1. Johnny Lewis

Johnny Lewis

Johnny Lewis, best known for his role as Kip “Half-Sack” Epps on the hit television show Sons of Anarchy, died in September 2012 by either jumping or falling from the roof, garage, or patio of his 81-year-old landlord’s home. Again, the suicide wasn’t clear but unavailability of evidences covered this incident with the tag of suicide.


In the above article, we have seen a number of famous celebrities, committed suicide. Did you ever think- What may be the reason behind their suicide? The situations which led them to take this unnatural step? The answer lies behind the problems of every celebrity itself. The situations for the celebrities mentioned above could be drastic but there must be some way out. All the superstars were extremely successful but their unstable state of mind due to fear, difficult situations led them to the doorstep of never ending darkness & miseries.

Concluding the article, we all must face the harsh situations of our life with courage & determination. We should admire happiness & challenge adversity. Life is all about ups & downs, suicide is never an option to get rid of all your difficulties.

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