We are always sad when a celebrity dies young, there's nothing more tragic than seeing a young talented life end..

We are often haunted by the possibilities of what their careers could have been if they had not died.

Lets take a look at some of the young celebrities who died too soon.

Brenda Fassie

Brenda Fassie died at age 39 in 2004

Lebo Mathosa

Talented musician, Lebo Mathosa passed away in 2006 at the tender age of 29.


Hip Hop icon, Flabba died tragically in 2015, he was only 37.

Simba Mhere

Top Billing presenter, Simba died in 2015 on his way to the MET in Cape Town, he was 26.


Kwaito legend, Mandoza passed away in 2016 after a long battle with cancer, he was just 38.


Tsakani Mhingi died in 2006 when she was just 28 years old.

Precious Simelane

Precious Simelane died in 2005 when she was just 27 years old.


Palesa Naledi Purity Phali died at 24 of meningitis in 2009

Lundi Tyamara 

Lundi Tyamara died at age 38 in 2017

Sfiso Ncwane 
Sfiso Ncwane  died at age 37 in 2016