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16 Hollywood Superstars Who Died Due To Drug Overdose

Overdoing anything in the world has been seen to have injurious effects on health.

Drug addiction and overdose have been proved to be fatal for many. We pay our tribute to the celebrities who died from the overdose of various drugs.

16 Hollywood Superstars Who Died Due To Drug Overdose

16 Hollywood Superstars Who Died Due To Drug Overdose

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1. Anna Nicole Smith

1. Anna Nicole Smith

Anna Nicole Smith was a famous playmate she was found dead on February 8, 2007 the reason behind from a lethal combination of the sedative chloral hydrate and various benzodiazepines including Valium.

2. Marilyn Monroe

2. Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe, the beauty queen, died because of an overdose of barbiturates.

3. Michael Jackson.

3. Michael Jackson.

One of the most shocking news was when Jackson was found died of acute propofol and benzodiazepine intoxication after suffering cardiac arrest .

4. Whitney Houston.

4. Whitney Houston.

She died due to atherosclerosis heart disease and cocaine use.

5. Heath Ledger

5. Heath Ledger

Probably the most tragic loss for Hollywood. The reason behind his death was overdose of intoxication by the combined effects of oxycodone, hydrocodone, diazepam, temazepam, Alprazolam and doxylamine.

6. Bruce Lee.

6. Bruce Lee.

This martial arts expert died from an allergic reaction to the muscle relaxant.

7. Kurt Cobain.

7. Kurt Cobain.

Kurt Cobain died of heroin and diazepam overdose on April 5, 1995.

8. Guru Dutt.

8. Guru Dutt.

This legend died from an overdose of sleeping pills and alcohol.

9. Jimi Hendrix

9. Jimi Hendrix

He died from an overdose of sleeping pills on September 18, 1970 in London.

10. Philip Seymour Hoffman

10. Philip Seymour Hoffman

He died on February 2, 2014. By "acute mixed drug intoxication, including heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines and amphetamine."

11. Janis Joplin.

11. Janis Joplin.

Famous singer, Janis Joplin died due to overdose of some very potent heroin.

12. Frida Kahlo.

12. Frida Kahlo.

She actually died of an unspecified opiate pain killer overdose.

13. Sigmund Freud

13. Sigmund Freud

It was was not a case of drug abuse.The man was suffering from cancer of the jaw and he suffered from very high pain so he decided to go for euthanasia.

14. Cory Monteith.

14. Cory Monteith.

Cory Monteith died due to a mixed drug toxicity consisting of heroin and alcohol - and other drugs like codeine and morphine were also found in his body.

15. Jim Morrison.

15. Jim Morrison.

Morrison died of a heroin overdose in Paris on July 3, 1971.

16. Elvis Presley.

16. Elvis Presley.

Presley died due to overdose of an ethinamate, methaqualone, codeine and different barbiturates including amobarbital, pentobarbital and phenobarbital.

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