Famous people who died at the age of 48.

This is list of celebrities and other famous people who died when they were 48 years old.

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

King John

King of England. Deceased
Died on October 19th, 1216
Died at the age of 48

Al Capone

Gangster. Deceased
Died on January 25th, 1947
Died at the age of 48
Cardiac arrest.

John Allen Muhammad

Convicted murderer. Deceased
Died on November 10th, 2009
Died at the age of 48
Executed by lethal injection for his role in the D.C. sniper attacks.

Whitney Houston

Singer. Deceased
Died on February 11th, 2012
Died at the age of 48
Drowned in a bathtub due to atherosclerotic heart disease and cocaine use.

Big Syke

Rapper. Deceased
Died on December 5th, 2016
Died at the age of 48
Natural causes.

Statistics about the 48-year-olds above.

Statistics about the 5 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 1% of our database (5/642).

Other ages.

Other ages that celebrities died at.

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