Several famous people have suffered the devastating blow of losing a spouse when they were young. Some celebrities lost their spouses to suicide, while others lost their significant others to cancer. Famous actors, musicians and presenters have all been widowed young.

Take a look at some of the famous faces who lost the love of their loves.

Mandoza's widow Mpho Tshabalala

Letshego Zulu lost her husband when they were both summiting Mount Kilamanjaro.

 Simphiwe Ngema tragically lost her husband in August during a botched hijacking.

Ayanda lost her husband in December last year.