Famous people who died at the age of 36.

This is list of celebrities and other famous people who died when they were 36 years old.

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

Marilyn Monroe

Actress / Model. Deceased
Died on August 4th, 1962
Died at the age of 36
Drug overdose.

Bob Marley

Reggae singer. Deceased
Died on May 11th, 1981
Died at the age of 36


Musician. Deceased
Died on August 3rd, 1983
Died at the age of 36

Phil Lynott

Irish musician. Deceased
Died on January 4th, 1986
Died at the age of 36
Septicaemia brought on by drug and alcohol dependency.

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales. Deceased
Died on August 31st, 1997
Died at the age of 36
Car crash.

Lloyd Avery II

Actor. Deceased
Died on September 4th, 2005
Died at the age of 36
Beaten and strangled to death by his cellmate.

Steve McNair

American football player. Deceased
Died on July 4th, 2009
Died at the age of 36
Shot dead by his mistress.


American disk jockey. Deceased
Died on August 28th, 2009
Died at the age of 36
Drug overdose.


Wrestler. Deceased
Died on December 4th, 2009
Died at the age of 36
Heart attack.

Young Dolph

Rapper. Deceased
Died on November 17th, 2021
Died at the age of 36
Shot dead outside of a bakery in Memphis, Tennessee.

Statistics about the 36-year-olds above.

Statistics about the 10 celebrity deaths above:

  • Men make up the majority of celebrity deaths in this age group. 80% were male, whereas only 20% were female.
  • These deaths make up 2% of our database (10/600).
  • 30% of them were murdered or assassinated.
  • 10% of these celebrities died in accidents.
  • Out of the 10 people on this list, 10% passed away due to cancer.
  • 10% of them died from a heart attack.
  • 20% of the deaths above were due to drug overdoses.
  • AIDS or HIV killed 10% of the 36-year-olds on this list.

Other ages.

Other ages that celebrities died at.

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