Famous people who died at the age of 45.

This is list of celebrities and other famous people who died when they were 45 years old.

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

Nat King Cole

Singer. Deceased
Died on February 15th, 1965
Died at the age of 45
Lung cancer.

Peter Maivia

Wrestler. Deceased
Died on June 13th, 1982
Died at the age of 45

Freddie Mercury

Singer. Deceased
Died on November 24th, 1991
Died at the age of 45

Walter Payton

Former NFL player. Deceased
Died on November 1st, 1999
Died at the age of 45
Complications relating to a rare liver disease.

Bam Bam Bigelow

Wrestler. Deceased
Died on January 19th, 2007
Died at the age of 45
Toxic levels of cocaine and anti-anxiety drugs.

Natasha Richardson

English actress. Deceased
Died on March 18th, 2009
Died at the age of 45
Skiing accident.

Big Black

TV personality. Deceased
Died on May 9th, 2017
Died at the age of 45
Heart attack.

Statistics about the 45-year-olds above.

Statistics about the 7 celebrity deaths above:

  • Men make up the majority of celebrity deaths in this age group. 86% were male, whereas only 14% were female.
  • These deaths make up 1% of our database (7/600).
  • 14% of these celebrities died in accidents.
  • Out of the 7 people on this list, 29% passed away due to cancer.
  • 14% of them died from a heart attack.
  • 14% of the deaths above were due to drug overdoses.
  • AIDS or HIV killed 14% of the 45-year-olds on this list.

Other ages.

Other ages that celebrities died at.

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