9 Celebrities Who Survived Suicide To Enjoy Goodness Of Life

Last Update on October 22, 2020 : Published on October 1, 2020
Celebrities Who Survived Suicide To Enjoy Goodness Of Life

We all idolize celebrities in our real life but their experiences speak out clearly that they are just as human as we are and can face complications personally. The reasons could vary from a breakup with the partner, failed career to mental health issues which are not letting the individual feel better. In any which way, SUICIDE IS NEVER AN OPTION and it has been proven by these celebrities who survived suicide and now living a happy and content life.

“When things are tough, you must be tougher. Show them that your life can be better. Prove them wrong.”

If the feeling of worthlessness is making its place in your mind, drop a message at info@calmsage.com to connect with an expert or call 1-800-273-8255(TALK). In the case of immediate help, call 911 or any nearest police department.

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Celebrities Who Survived Suicide

1. Pete Davidson

Pete Davidson, Celebrities Survived Suicide

This American comedian, actor, writer and producer faced online bullying after his breakup with Ariana Grande and it put him into deep depression. When he posted online that he doesn’t want to live anymore, his fans and police department became active and urged him to seek help. Later he appeared in front of the public and explained that he would be alright very soon and it was a sense of relief for everyone.

Also Read: Selena Gomez’s Depression Story Is An Inspiration For Peers

2. Halle Berry

Halle Berry, celebrity suicides

Known for her iconic movies, ‘Catwoman’ and ‘Cloud Atlas’, Halle Berry struggled with depression and suicidal thoughts after divorcing her husband. She explained that she has been going through therapy for 30 years now and it has been a hard time for her. Although she has also worked in a movie based on psychology, her courage to stand against depression and suicide promotes suicide prevention.

Also Read: 5 Lessons To Be Learnt From Kobe Bryant

3. Owen Wilson

Owen Wilson, celebrities with suicidal thoughts

While he made a serious attempt by slitting his wrists and abusing himself with drugs in 2007, he was later saved by rushing to the hospital. He was battling with depression due to personal relationship problems and excessive drug consumption. However, he decided to improve upon himself physically and mentally with expert’s assistance.

Also Read: NEVER IGNORE Signs Of Depression As Owen Wilson Did!

4. Sia

Sia, suicide prevention

Everyone loves this ‘Cheap Thrills’ singer and her songs are a blast all over the world. But we might not be aware that she is one of the celebrities who survived suicide. She not only attempted it once but also experienced similar thoughts later because of his partner’s sudden death and drug overdose. The good part, she stood up for help and realized that she wanted to live. “Keep going. You can do it” was posted by her on the Twitter wall to celebrate sober life.

5. Elton John

Elton John

This English songwriter and singer is admired by one and all in the world of pop. Not once but he attempted suicide twice in 1969 and 1975. He definitely went through a tough time after breakup with his fiancée and some other personal reasons. If you wish to learn more about his journey, the song ‘Someone saved my life tonight’ has got the excerpts of attempts and the recovery thereafter.

6. Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey

Wrestler, actress and writer Ronda Rousey was broken down in 2016 with emotional distress when she lost a fight with her rival. This shook her to the core and she started thinking about suicide. But when she began to think about the career she made for so many years and it could flush out with one wrong decision, she asked for help. Her then boyfriend and now husband helped her to keep suicidal thoughts at bay. Yes, Ronda is one of the celebrities with suicidal thoughts who grew against it.

7. Vanilla Ice

Vanilla Ice

Vanilla Ice is such a famous name from the 1990s that every individual heard him selling 15 million copies and topping the Billboard chart with album ‘To The Extreme’. But soon after his next album failed to break the records, it led him towards depression. This made him consume huge doses of heroin. Thankful to his friends for saving him, he turned over a new leaf and enjoyed life ever since. Yes, he now makes music which acts as a strong therapy to deal with stress and suicide prevention.

8. Sophie Turner

Sophie Turner

Famous for her role as Sansa Stark in ‘Game Of Thrones’, this celebrity survived suicidal thoughts while growing up. Her depression made her cry all the time and thoughts of suicide keep pinging her. Although she now loves herself very much and leads a happy family life, the moments before were terrifying enough for her.

9. Paris Jackson

Paris Jackson

In the list of celebrities who survived suicide, Paris Jackson is one famous celebrity. At the age of 15, she posted suicide images of other teenagers and attempted suicide in the same year. She was saved by rushing to the hospital. It was the support and love of her mother and treatment for 3 months that made her fit to enjoy life once again.


Suicide prevention is duty of each and every individual. If you find inspiration to enjoy your life through this post, it is great but if you feel bogged down with loads of thoughts, drop us an email at info@calmsage.com right now!

Remember, “Beginnings are usually scary, endings are always sad, but it’s everything in between that makes it all worth living.” So, get up and make your life worth living once again. Ask for help or do anything that makes you live your life once again.

About The Author

Akanksha Soni
Akanksha Soni

Akanksha is an active lifestyle blogger and writer at Calmsage. She has learnt various lessons on happiness and methods to fight depression through 'Gurus' as well as own experiences. An ardent practitioner of Yoga and meditation, she keeps traveling, writes and interacts with people to feel alive.


  1. Chris Smith
    Chris Smith

    A few of them are a real inspiration to most of us!

  2. Mridula

    It is really good to hear about them, it gives others hope as well.

  3. Mansi Vijay
    Mansi Vijay

    This is literally so inspiring. Kudos to the writer!

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