Celebrity chef, Anthony Bourdain, was found dead of an apparent suicide on June 8, 2018, just 17 days shy of his 62nd birthday.
This versatile actor died of complications due to sarcoidosis, just two months shy of his 51st birthday.
The Titanic actor's official cause of death was a stroke, brought on by complications resulting from a heart valve and aorta surgery. He died at the age of 61.
The daughter of Whitney Houston was found face down in a bathtub and died six months later due to irreversible brain damage. She was was just 22.
The 32- year old actress suffered from cardiac arrest and the coroner said the primary cause of her death was pneumonia.
The Star Wars actress suffered a cardiac arrest on a flight and died in intensive care four days later at the age of 60.
Lead vocalist for the rock bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, Chris Cornell was found unconscious by his bodyguard with an exercise band around his neck. He could not be revived. He was 52.
Cory Monteith's death was ruled accidental, as the preliminary autopsy reports showed "mixed drug toxicity" consisting of heroin and alcohol. He was just 31.
Iconic musician David Bowie died when he was 69 in 2016, after having suffered from liver cancer for 18 months.
Singer George Michael died of dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis and a fatty liver at his home in Goring-on-Thames. He was 53.
Rising star Heath Ledger died as a result of abuse of prescribed medications. His death was ruled accidental. He was only 28.
The controversial comedienne developed complications during a minor throat procedure and was put into a medically-induced coma from which she never woke up. She was 81.
Designer Kate Spade was found dead in her apartment. She had died of an apparent suicide. She was 55.
Lee Thompson Young had been suffering from bipolar disorder and depression and died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was 29.
Perry had an ischemic stroke and following a second one, his family took him off of life support, after which he died from complications. He was 52.
The rapper was gunned down on the streets of LA after the Soul Train Music Awards in 1997. He was 24.
The English columnist, television personality, and model died of opiate intoxication in her home in Wrotham, Kent. She was 25.
The award-winning actor was found dead in his Manhattan apartment and his death was ruled an accident caused by "acute mixed drug intoxication, including heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines, and amphetamine".
The man who changed music died of an accidental drug overdose at the age of 57.
The promising young star died of combined drug intoxication following a drug overdose at a young age of 23.
Comedy royalty Robin Williams committed suicide in his California home. He had been experiencing an increase in paranoia caused by Diffuse Lewy body dementia.
The musician died accidentally from mixed drug toxicity. He was just shy of his 67th birthday.
The 'Queen of Pop' was found submerged in a bathtub, unconscious. It was reported that her death was caused by drowning and the "effects of atherosclerotic heart disease and cocaine use". She was 48.
The passing of iconic figures always brings to the fore their accomplishments in their field. Here are some celebrity deaths that shocked us the most.