17 Famous Celebrities Who Left The World Grieving In 2017

In the memory of lost souls. 

17 Famous Celebrities Who Left The World Grieving In 2017
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It is always tough to look back at the times when we happened to sadly loose any of our close ones or even any favorite celebrity for that matter. 

Death is inevitable, and it will come to everyone no matter what. Like every year, we lost some of the greatest stars in their respective fields. It was their family members who directly faced this loss, but it somehow affected the lives of millions of people who were their followers in its truest sense. 

The stars on this list may not be with us physically, but the legacy they left behind will surely compel us to remember them several times throughout our lifetime. 

So, let us now take a look at the celebs who sadly passed away in 2017 and pray for their soul.

1. Hugh Hefner (91)

1. Hugh Hefner (91)

The founder of the Playboy magazine died on 27 September. His life surely was an exceptional yet impactful ride. He set a standard of living, lifestyle and even fought for sexual freedom. 

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2. Mobb Deep (42)

2. Mobb Deep (42)
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The member of the musical group, Prodigy, Mobb Deep left the world on June 20. The legendary rapper was battling with sickle cell anemia since the birth, and in the end, it took his life.  

3. Malcolm Young (64)

3. Malcolm Young (64)
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The co-founder and guitarist of the legendary rock band, AC/DC died on November 18 due to dementia. Malcolm was fighting the disease for three years.  

4. Lil Peep (21)

4. Lil Peep (21)
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Everyone was shocked and heartbroken when they came to know about the death of the next generation rapper, Lil Peep.He died on November 16 due to Xanax overdose.  

5. Chris Cornell (52)

5. Chris Cornell (52)
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The frontman of rock band, Soundgarden committed suicide on May 17 by hanging himself. Apart from the band, he was also known for providing soundtracks for movies.  

6. Tom Petty (66)

6. Tom Petty (66)
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The legendary rockstar left the world on October 2 after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was known as the lead singer of the rock band, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.  

7. Chester Bennington (41)

7. Chester Bennington (41)
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The cause of Chester Bennington's death remains suicide and it came up as the most shocking one in 2017. The frontman of the very popular rock band, Linkin Park died on 20 July (Chris Cornell's birthday). Chester was a great friend of Chris Cornell and his suicide impacted Chester in a major way.  

8. Stevie Ryan (33)

8. Stevie Ryan (33)
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The American comedian, actress, and YouTube star died on July 1. She is another celebrity on the list who committed suicide by hanging. She starred in many televisions shows with the most famous being her own sketch-comedy series, Stevie TV on VH1.  

9. Charlie Murphy (57)

9. Charlie Murphy (57)
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The comedian, actor, and writer died on April 12 due to leukemia. He is known for appearing on sketch-comedy series, Chappelle's Show.  

10. John Hurt (77)

10. John Hurt (77)
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The British actor died on January 27 after the announcement of pancreatic cancer in 2015. The legendary actor is known for his roles in movies including Harry Potter, The Elephant Man, and Midnight Express.

11. Emmanuelle Riva (89)

11. Emmanuelle Riva (89)
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Emmanuelle lost her battle with cancer on January 27. The French actress had been part of some great movies including Amour, Hiroshima, My Love and Three Colours: Blue. 

12. Michael Nyqvist (56)

12. Michael Nyqvist (56)
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The Swedish actor passed away on June 27 after a battle with lung cancer. He is known for starring in the original The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo movie.   

13. Chuck Berry (90)

13. Chuck Berry (90)
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Chuck Berry, one of the pioneers of rock and roll music died on March 18. He died due to cardiac arrest and was found unresponsive at his place.   

14. Adam West (88)

14. Adam West (88)
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The Batman of 1960s ABC series on the character died on 9 June after a battle with leukemia. His another notable performance was in the animated show, The Family Guy in which he voiced Quahog Mayor, Adam West.  

15. Roger Moore (89)

15. Roger Moore (89)
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Sir Roger Moore who was known for portraying James Bond passed away on May 23 after a short battle with cancer. His death was announced by his family.   

16. Mary Tyler Moore (80)

16. Mary Tyler Moore (80)
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The American actress who was known for playing major roles in television sitcoms died on January 25. She died after spending a week at Greenwich Hospital in Greenwich.  

17. David Cassidy (67)

17. David Cassidy (67)
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The legendary singer and actor left the world on November 21. He was battling with dementia about which he announced in February 2017. 


May all of them, rest in peace!