The Last Photos EVER Taken Of 20 Celebrities Who DIED Way Too Young.
The most curious thing about being a celebrity is that virtually every moment of your life is documented -- and that means the moments leading up to your death are, too.
Of course, many of these celebrities didn't know they were going to die, making their final photograph all the more poignant. These are 20 celebs captured on camera just moments or days before their untimely demise, and seeing these images is rather spooky. #17 made us choke up a little.
Days after the photo on the right was taken, Prince was found unresponsive in his elevator at Paisley Park.
#2. Freddie Mercury:
The last photo taken before AIDS took the Queen singer's life.
#3. Biggie Smalls (Notorious B.I.G.):
This is a picture with P Diddy, taken the same night as his assassination.
#4. David Bowie:
Despite his cancer (which he kept secret), Bowie's personality shines through in this image.
#5. Kurt Cobain:
Kurt Cobain was shot in the front of his head moments before this photo. It was ruled a suicide, though fans have plenty of conspiracy theories.
#6. Phillip Seymour Hoffman:
Just after this photo, Hoffman overdosed on heroin and died in his apartment.
#7. Heath Ledger:
Heath Ledger on the sets of The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus , shortly before he died of accidental intoxication from prescribed drugs.
#8. Abraham Lincoln:
The former President took this photo hours before he was murdered in a theater.
A photo of Elvis driving home, where he would die of a heart attack.
#10. Marilyn Monroe:
Life Magazine’s photographer Allan Grant took the last picture of Monroe in 1962. The official cause of her death was "barbiturate poisoning," but most ruled it was a suicide.
#11. Princess (Lady) Diana:
The last picture taken before the crash that ended Diana's life. Ironically, it was the paparazzi's relentless chasing that caused the crash.
#12. Jimi Hendrix:
The last photograph of Hendrix with his favorite instrument, nicknamed “Black Betty," the day before he died.
#13. Tupac Shakur:
Tupac Shakur sits with his manager Suge Knight before he was shot to death in a drive-by in 1996.
#14. Steve Jobs:
In the days leading up to his death, Steve Jobs didn't look much like himself.
#15. John Lennon:
Oddly enough, the man that shot John Lennon, Mark David Chapman, was in his last photo alive, seen asking him for an autograph.
#16. Steve Irwin:
Pictured here with marine biologist Chris Jones, before being pierced in the chest by a stingray barb while filming an underwater documentary film.
#17. Robin Williams:
Robin Williams spotted at a party on 10th August, 2014, a day before he committed suicide. He had severe depression and Parkinson's, as well as "diffuse Lewy body dementia," which doctors believe were all a factor in his death.
#18. Jim Morrison:
This photo of The Doors' Jim Morrison and his girlfriend Pamel Courson was taken by a friend in Paris. Five days later, he was found dead of a drug overdose.
#19. The Challenger Crew:
The Space Shuttle Challenger disaster occurred on January 28th, 1986. This is a final image of the crew of the Challenger, making their way to their launch pad.
#20. Whitney Houston:
This photo was taken the very night that Houston died.