Celebrities Who Died in 2016


If you’re feeling sentimental and looking for celebrity deaths today, look no further than this list of celebrities who died in 2016. As we all know, death spares no one - not even the rich and famous. Some of the famous people who died in 2016 departed after living long, productive lives, while other celebrity deaths were abrupt and came way too soon. Both scenarios are sad and this list of famous deaths 2016 can serve as a way to help us collectively mourn and remember those we lost this year. Even though they’ve departed this mortal coil, the people who died in 2016 won’t be forgotten any time soon. Don't forget to also check the list of 2017 celebrity deaths for more recent obits. 

Lately it feels like the celebrity obituaries have been appearing at a more rapid pace than they ever have. The latest celebrity deaths are just another reminder that life is fleeting even for celebrities, and that the walk down the red carpet doesn’t last forever. It’s always hard when a celebrity passes, and the recent famous deaths are no exception. If the celeb obits have you bummed, remember that the celebs who’ve moved on from this life will live forever through the magic of their work.

If you’re looking for the most up to date list of recent Hollywood deaths, see our list of 2019 celebrity deaths. This list of 2016 celebrity deaths is not only a way to remember who we lost this year, but also as a way to keep a record of the myriad of famous deaths that happened in 2016. This list stays current with the newest and most notable deaths of people in entertainment.

This list of celebrity deaths 2016 will be updated every time someone passes into the ether.