The 27 Club – Celebrities Who Died At The Age Of 27. . .

The 27 club of celebrities seems to be quite popular, it is a statistical anomaly. In 60’s and 70’s, 27 was a cursed age. Here is a list of celebrities who lost their lives and joined “the forever 27 club”.

  1. Anton Yelchin
    This club got a lot of popularity once again with the death of Anton Yelchin (Pavel Chekov in the reboot of The Star Trek movie series).The actor’s death was no foul play but a car accident. Yelchin was playing the character of Chekov. He was also supposed to be the cast in the upcoming Beyond and Installment.
  2. Jimi Hendrix
    Jimi Hendrix had a flamboyant lifestyle and the world is a big fan of this left-handed guitarist and the way he used the left amp overdrive. Jimi Hendrix formed a band called the Jimi Hendrix experience with Chas Chandler. But, one year later, he was found dead because of overdosing on pills.
  3. Janis Joplin
    When Joplin was akid she was harassed and bullied by her classmates as she was fat. Eventually, she used musicto vent out this pain and anger. But, she was not away from drugs and alcohol.After failing to show up at a recording session, she was found dead in 1970 in a Hollywood hotel room, because of the heroin overdose.
  4. Amy Winehouse
    The Back to Black singer had drug and alcohol issues always. But her death wasa surprise as it occurred when she was trying to keep herself clean. She was found dead by her bodyguard in 2011 because of alcohol poisoning.
  5. Jim Morrison
    Jim Morrison is one of the most famous rock and roll singers in the history. He moved to Paris to clean up himself with his longtime girlfriendPamela Curson. But Jim was found dead in his apartment bathtub due to alcohol overdose, on July 3rd, 1971.
  6. Kurt Gobain
    The good looking singer changed the way people listened to music in 90’s. The talented singer and guitarist suffered from depression and eventually ended up taking his life with a shot gun. He attempted suicide before as well but was saved by his wife Courtney.
  7. Chris Bell
    Like the most super stars, Chris Bell did not die of drug or alcohol overdose; the 27-year-old singer died while driving his sports car on December 27, 1978. When he met with the accident he was on his way home from a band rehearsal. A wooden pole fell on his car because of the accident and he died in this tragedy.
  8. Brian Jones
    The founder of the famous rock band, the rolling stones was thrown out his own band. And in the year 1969, he was found dead at the bottom of a swimming pool. His post-mortem report suggested that his heart and liver had enlarged because of alcohol overdose.

It is a loss for the world that these talented artists died at such young age. We pray that their souls rest in peace.


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