5 Most Famous Suicides in Hollywood that left the World mourning!

It is rightly said that money doesn’t make you happy! Suicides are the last resort for any person going through depression. Let us find out the 5 most famous suicides in Hollywood!


Suicides are not a mental condition that most people think of! These thoughts can occur as naturally as any other thought in any person. However, with rising competition and anxiety, suicide rates have been taking a toll lately. This behavior has especially been observed among teens due to various reasons that may differ from adults!

It is always shocking when a person suddenly takes his or her own life! The suicidal rate is rising globally and the Hollywood industry is no different. From a perfect lifestyle to an upbeat routine, the stress may lead to secluded deathly thoughts. These celebrities had everything figured out from money to fame, yet they chose to end their life.

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Here is a list of some of the most unbelievable suicides that took place in the Hollywood industry:

Marilyn Monroe- A Damsel in Distress

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Marilyn Monroe was one of the most beautiful faces that Hollywood had ever produced. Her charisma and grace shone in the spotlight. As far as her career was concerned, she was one of the top-rated actresses of her time. From multiple awards to landing great roles in movies like “The Seven Year Itch” (1955), Monroe had everything that could define success. And this very attention led her to go through this terrible disturbance in her private life. She had two failed marriages and was under psychiatric care. In 1962, she committed suicide at the age of 36 and died. She had been diagnosed with an overdose of Barbiturate.

Robin Williams- #2 Shocking Suicides in Hollywood


The death of Robin Williams has been one of the most unbelievable suicide attempts in Hollywood. Imagine one day you see an exceptional comic actor and the next day you hear about the death of the very same person! Robin Williams gave a happy childhood to many children through his iconic performance from the ’80s till the time of his suicide. Some of his great collection of movies include Dead Poets Society (1989), Jumanji (1995), Night at the Museum Trilogy (2006-2014), and many more. Sadly, Williams was also dealing with an addiction to alcohol and phases of depression in his private life. In 2014, the actor hung himself at his residence and committed suicide at the age of 63.

Chester Bennington- #3 of the Most Tragic Suicides in Hollywood


Bennington’s suicide attempt led to a great shock to the music industry. He was most popular as the vocalist in Linkin Park. Linkin Park, Dead by Sunrise and Grey Daze are some of the most famous bands where Bennington showcased his vocal talents. A famous magazine as Hit Parader also acknowledged Bennington among the list of Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time. Chester Bennington committed suicide at his residence in California on July 20, 2017, at the age of 41.

Kurt Cobain- #4 of Horrific Deaths


This suicide attempt was nonetheless one of the most shocking suicide attempts of the 90s. He was a famous songwriter and guitarist for a band called Nirvana. Cobain had been one of the most influential musicians during the late ’80s and early 90s. He was also included as one of the best songwriters in The Rolling Stone. His famous songs include “About a Girl”, “Lithium”, “All Apologies” and many more. Kurt Cobain committed suicide at the age of 27 after he had shot himself from an overdose of heroin.

Ernest Hemingway- #5 Among the Famous Suicidal Deaths


Ernest Hemingway was a very famous journalist and writer. His writing talent had landed him an early job as a reporter for Kansas City Star. After successfully dedicating himself to WW1, Hemingway went to Europe and took his writing career seriously. However, past injuries had left his health to be in bad condition. As a result, he moved to Idaho where he ended up committing suicide.

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