How Did Tom Petty Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Tom Petty death

The rock singer Tom Petty passed away at age 66, respectable.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Frontman of rock group Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, known for hit tracks like “Free Fallin'” and “Last Dance With Mary Jane.”

He married Jane Benyo in 1974; after their divorce in 1996, he remarried Dana York in 2001. He had two daughters named Adria and Kimberly. 

How did Tom Petty die?

Accidental Drug Overdose caused Tom Petty's death in 2017.

Information about the death of Tom Petty
Cause of deathAccidental Drug Overdose
Age of death66 years
ProfessionRock Singer
BirthdayOctober 20, 1950
Death dateOctober 2, 2017
Place of deathUCLA Santa Monica Medical Center, Santa Monica, California, United States
Place of burialSelf Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine (Reservation required), Los Angeles, California, United States


I would never put my songs in a commercial.

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If you’re not getting older, you’re dead.

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TV does not care about you or what happens to you. It’s downright bad for your health now, and that’s not a far-out concept. I think watching the TV news is bad for you. It is bad for your physical health and your mental health.

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When I met Elvis, we didn’t really have a conversation. I was introduced by my uncle, and he sort of grunted my way. What stays with me is the whole scene. I had never seen a real mob scene before. I was really young and impressionable. Elvis really did look – he looked sort of not real, as if he were glowing.

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Most things I worry about never happen anyway.

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