famous celebrities died of HIV AIDS

STDs are some of the most dangerous diseases in the world. STD’s are transmitted when a person has sex with STD infected person or having unprotected sex with lots of people. HIV AIDS is the most common STD. HIV AIDS is considered as the most dangerous diseases the world has ever recorded. There’s neither cure nor medicines to completely treat the disease. Not only the poor and middle class people whose life’s been effected by HIV AIDS. Even rich people especially celebrities are also infected with STDs and their life’s not been same ever since they got infected by STDs. Here are some of the most famous celebrities who were infected with HIV and other STDs.

Nisha Noor

Nisha Noor was a Tamil actress who also worked in other languages such as Kannada, Telugu and Malayalam as a lead actress. She was once a most sought actress after her movies became a hit. She has acted in several hit movies that bought her fame. But her luck ran out as she was diagnosed with AIDS. Her chances in the industry ran out and eventually she died in 2007 at the age of just 44 years.

Arther Ashe

Arthur Ashe is one of the most famous people who died of AIDS. He was a champion pro tennis player. He was the first black American to win three major open i.e. Wimbledon, US and Australian open. He was also the first American black player to be inducted in the United States Davis cup team. He was a star player of his time with so many records. He had also achieved 2nd rank his highest ever in ATP rankings. But his life came to a halt after he was diagnosed with AIDS when HIV infected blood was injected to him during blood transfusion and he died in the year 1993 at the age of 49.

Keith Haring

Keith Allen Haring or Keith Haring was one of those people who brought a change to the culture through his art. He was considered as an amazing artist with excellent set of skills who would always work to bring out something new and revolutionary. He was one of the first to bring in graffiti and pop art to the streets of New York. He was openly gay and often made art addressing the social and cultural issues. He died at the age of just 31 but remained a symbol for AIDS awareness and homosexual community.


Eric Lynn Wright popularly known by his stage name, Eazy-E was an American rapper who created a storm of change in the world of rap. He is among the rap legends who changed the world of rap in the US. He soon left the world at the age of just 31. He was diagnosed with AIDS which is believed that he must have contracted from one of his sexual partners. He breathed his last in 1995.

Timothy Patrick Murphy

Timothy Murphy might be one of the youngest celebrities who have died of AIDS. He was just 29 when he breathed his last. He was a famous TV personality of his time and has acted in many Soap Opera. He was young and a bright star but diminished from this world too quickly. He was diagnosed with cancer in 1987 and he died in 1988.

Brad Davis

Brad Davis is another American actor who found the fame as a brilliant artist but lost his life too soon. He started as a TV artist and then rose to become a movie star. He has also received Golden Globes award for best debut actor for the movie Midnight Express. He was diagnosed with AIDS but he kept it as a secret till his death in 1991. Later his wife revealed that he committed assisted suicide by drug overdose. He died at the age of 41.

Rock Hudson

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Rock Hudson is probably the most famous movie personality to be diagnosed with AIDS. He’s acted in some of the greatest movies of all time that has a huge cult following. He acted till the disease made him ill and took his life. He’s starred in more than 70 movies and television shows and his career in the movie industry spanned for more than 40 years. He died in 1985 at the age of 59. He lived a star studded life till AIDS took his life.

Pedro Pablo Zamora

Pedro Zamora was a TV icon and one of the most famous Cuban origin actors. He was openly gay and also it is regarded that he’s one of the first gay to openly admit that he’s been diagnosed with AIDS. He put a lot of support for LGBTQ community and in support of AIDS awareness. His marriage ceremony with Sean Sasser was the first same sex marriage to be broadcasted on live television. He died at the age of just 22 years.

Gia Carangi

Gia Carangi was one of the first woman to be diagnosed with AIDS and also the first ever woman to give her life for the disease. She was American model and some consider her to be the first super model. She was featured as a cover for some of the prominent magazines such as Vogue, Cosmopolitan, etc. Her career slowly declined as she got addicted to drugs. She died in 1986 at the age of just 26.

Ricky Wilson

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Ricky Helton Wilson was one of the famous music stars to be diagnosed with AIDS. He was just 32 when he died in the year 1985. Ricky Wilson was one of the members and a lead guitarist of a famous band named B52. He was one of the rising super stars and his group had already delivered hit songs.

Magic Johnson

Earvin Magic Johnson was a professional basketball player and he is only person who defeated HIV and still living with HIV virus in his blood. He was diagnosed with AIDS in the year 1991 and it’s been more than 20 years and he is still alive. After he diagnosed with HIV he announced publicly that he was drug addict and also accepted that he had several relationships and also been homosexual during his career peak.

Charlie Sheen

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Charlie Sheen is probably the most famous personality of this generation to have been diagnosed with AIDS. He has starred in many movie movies and also as a TV star in Soap Opera. He’s won Golden Globe award for best actor also earned nominations for Emmy award for his role in Two and a Half Men sitcom. He was also one of the highest paid actors at one point of his life. His troubled past of alcohol and drug abuse has made his life to be in a turmoil.

Scientists believe that the disease had its origin in non-human primates which later somehow got transmitted to humans in West-Central Asia. Over the years the disease has claimed several lives in the world.Americans are most affected by HIV virus.


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