Living the American dream means different things for each individual; however, many aspiring athletes, actors, musicians, performers, and soon to be executives dream big. How often have we heard a young teenager say that they want to be a professional athlete when they grow up, a musician, an actress/actor? Many will strive and fail, but there will be a select few who get the mansion, fast cars, fame, and fortune. However, fame and fortune also comes with a price tag, and for some the burden of living in the spot light becomes too much.
#1 – Lee Thompson Young
Lee Thompson is known for playing the main character on Disney’s “The Famous Jett Jackson” and he also played Chris Comer in the 2004 hit movie “Friday Night Lights”. He was 29 years old when he passed away from a self-inflicted gun shot wound.