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Losing a child is never easy.

Unfortunately, for the celebrities listed below they understand the feeling all too well. Celebrities like Tina Turner‘s and Bill Cosby lost their children as adults but for others like Prince, his child died as an infant.

In either instance, no one should ever bury a child.


Check out the full list of celebrities who have unfortunately had a child pass away. Did we miss anyone? Let us know in the comments.

We’re sending prayers to everyone on the list because grief is never-ending.


1. Tina Turner

Tina Turner’s son Craig committed suicide at the age of 59.

2. Marvin Jones

NFL player Marvin Jones and wife, lost their youngest child at the age 6 months old.

3. Mike Tyson

Tyson’s 4-year-old daughter Exodus died in 2009 from accidental asphyxiation.

4. Sylvester Stallone

In 2012, Stallone’s son Sage died at the age of 36 from a heart attack.

5. Eric B.

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Eric B.’s daughter Erica died at the of 28-years-old after succumbing to injuries from a car accident.

6. Bill Cosby

The Cosbys lost their only son Ennis, after he was shot to death at the age of 27.

7. Prince

Prince’s child with Mayte Garcia died one week after his birth in 1996.

8. Dr. Dre

Dr. Dre’s 20-year-old son Andre Young, Jr. died from a drug overdose in 2008.

9. OJ Simpson

Simpson’s daughter died at the age of two from drowning.

10. Tameka Foster

Tameka Foster

Foster’s son died after a boating accident in 2012.

11. John Travolta

Travolta’s son Jett died at the age of 16 after suffering a seizure.

12. Debra Lee

Debra Lee’s son Quinn Coleman died at the age of 31. He was an A&R executive, producer and DJ. 

13. Bobby Brown

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Bobby Brown has lost two children, Bobbi Kristina Brown who died at the age of 22 and Bobby Brown Jr. who died at the age of 28. 

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