10 Celebrities Who Died from an Overdose

It's both tragic and true:

Far too many celebrities have lost their lives to a drug overdose.

We send our best wishes to the loved ones of these late stars and we hope they are resting in peace...


Prince

About six weeks after he passed away at home in Minnesota, it was confirmed that Prince died of an opiate overdose. Sad stuff.

Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston passed away from a cocaine overdose and drowning on February 11, 2012. The legendary singer was 49 years old.

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead by a friend on Super Bowl Sunday in 2014. The Oscar-winning star was 46 at the time and a medical examiner declared that Hoffman died from a mixture of heroin, cocaine and amphetamines.

Peaches Geldof

Peaches Geldof, 25, died in April 7 at her home in Wrotham, England. A few months later, a British coroner officially ruled that Geldof had died of a heroin overdose.

Lisa Robin Kelly

Lisa Robin Kelly died in her sleep from multiple drug intoxification on August 14, 2013. She was 43 years old at the time.

Cory Monteith

Rest in peace, Cory Monteith. The Glee star died from a mixture of heroin and champagne on July 13, 2013. The incident followed a night out with friends in Vancouver. He was 31.

Amy Winehouse

We still remember where we were when Amy Winehouse died from alcohol intoxication on July 23, 2011, at her home in England. She was just 27 at the time.

Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger was found dead on January 22, 2008. Only 28 years old, it determined that the Oscar-winner had died from a fatal combination of painkillers, anti-anxiety drugs and sleeping pills. Heath Ledger was found dead on January 22, 2008. Only 28 years old, it determined that the Oscar-winner had died from a fatal combination of painkillers, anti-anxiety drugs and sleeping pills.

Brad Renfro

Brad Renfro died from a heroin overdose on January 15, 2008, in Los Angeles. He was only 25.

Anna Nicole Smith

Anna Nicole Smith died at 39. The troubled model passed away from a combination of prescription drugs on February 8, 2007.