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Famous people who died at 22

This is list of celebrities and other famous people who died when they were 22 years old.

The list below is ordered by the person's date of death.

Buddy Holly

Buddy Holly

Musician Deceased
Died on Feb 3, 1959, at the age of 22.
Plane crash.

Freddie Prinze

Freddie Prinze

Comedian Deceased
Died on Jan 29, 1977, at the age of 22.
Shot himself.

Terry Fox

Terry Fox

Athlete Deceased
Died on Jun 28, 1981, at the age of 22.
Osteosarcoma.

Dominique Dunne

Dominique Dunne

Actress Deceased
Died on Nov 4, 1982, at the age of 22.
Strangled to death by her ex-boyfriend.

Len Bias

Len Bias

Basketball player Deceased
Died on Jun 19, 1986, at the age of 22.
Cocaine overdose.

Aaliyah

Aaliyah

Singer Deceased
Died on Aug 25, 2001, at the age of 22.
Plane crash.

Zyzz

Zyzz

Bodybuilder Deceased
Died on Aug 5, 2011, at the age of 22.
Heart attack.

Christina Grimmie

Christina Grimmie

Singer Deceased
Died on Jun 10, 2016, at the age of 22.
Shot dead by a crazed fan.

Statistics about the 22-year-olds above

Statistics about the 8 celebrity deaths above:

  • 63% were male. 38% were female.
  • These deaths make up 1% of our database (8/652).
  • 25% of them were murdered or assassinated.
  • Suicide accounted for 13% of the deaths in this age group.
  • 25% of these celebrities died in accidents.
  • Out of the 8 people on this list, 13% passed away due to cancer.
  • 13% of them died from a heart attack.
  • 13% of the deaths above were due to drug overdoses.

Other ages

Other ages that celebrities died at.