7 Famous People Who Lost Fiances

List of celebrities who lost fiances or significant others, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. A few famous people have suffered the devastating blow of losing a fiance before they got the chance to walk down the aisle. They can only dream of the life that could have been. One of these celebrities actually became an advocate for victim's rights after her fiance was gunned down.

Who is the most famous person who lost their fiance? Keanu Reeves tops our list. The Matrix star's fiance, Jennifer Syme, died in a car accident. He has said of these tragedies, “Grief changes shape, but it never ends.” Reeves has not been romantically linked to any leading ladies since Syme's death.

Nancy Grace's fiance Keith Griffin was shot by a former co-worker in 1979. Grace credits the incident as her motivation to fight for victim's rights. Grace is now married to her husband David Linch, but she told Good Housekeeping that she didn't think she would ever get married. "After I lost my fiancé, it seemed like it would be better to always be alone than to risk being hurt again... But then someone came into my life, and I realized: This is worth the risk."

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