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Famous people who died at 28

This is list of celebrities and other famous people who died when they were 28 years old.

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

Brandon Lee

Brandon Lee

American actor Deceased
Died on Mar 31, 1993, at the age of 28.
Accidentally shot while filming a scene for The Crow.

Dražen Petrović

Dražen Petrović

NBA player Deceased
Died on Jun 7, 1993, at the age of 28.
Car accident.

Big Pun

Big Pun

Rapper Deceased
Died on Feb 7, 2000, at the age of 28.
Heart attack.

Jennifer Syme

Jennifer Syme

Actress Deceased
Died on Apr 2, 2001, at the age of 28.
Car crash.

Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger

Actor Deceased
Died on Jan 22, 2008, at the age of 28.
Drug overdose.

Johnny Lewis

Johnny Lewis

Actor Deceased
Died on Sep 26, 2012, at the age of 28.
Fell from a roof after killing his landlady.

Avicii

Avicii

DJ Deceased
Died on Apr 20, 2018, at the age of 28.
Suicide by self-inflicted injuries.

Emiliano Sala

Emiliano Sala

Argentine soccer player Deceased
Died on Jan 21, 2019, at the age of 28.
Plane crash.

MO3

MO3

Rapper Deceased
Died on Nov 11, 2020, at the age of 28.
Shot dead by a motorist who had pursued him.

Takeoff

Takeoff

Rapper Deceased
Died on Nov 1, 2022, at the age of 28.
Shot dead while playing dice at a bowling alley.

Statistics about the 28-year-olds above

Statistics about the 10 celebrity deaths above:

  • Men make up the majority of celebrity deaths in this age group. 90% were male, whereas only 10% were female.
  • These deaths make up 2% of our database (10/652).
  • 20% of them were murdered or assassinated.
  • Suicide accounted for 10% of the deaths in this age group.
  • 50% of these celebrities died in accidents.
  • 10% of them died from a heart attack.
  • 10% of the deaths above were due to drug overdoses.

Other ages

Other ages that celebrities died at.