It was shown by a computer artist what some of the most famous people would look like if they were still alive.

Fans are still sad about the deaths of many singers, artists, and other famous people who left us way too soon.

Princess Diana, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, Bruce Lee, and Michael Jackson are just a few of the famous people who have died. But their legacies live on through their music.

What would happen if they were still alive? What would they look like? That’s what online artist Hidreley Diao asked himself before making portraits that give us a fun look into that dream.

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – APRIL 29: Diana, Princess of Wales, wearing a cream satin dress by Gina Fratini with the Queen Mary Cambridge Lover’s Knot Tiara and diamond earrings attends a banquet on April 29, 1983 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/WireImage)

Diao used Artificial Intelligence (AI) to show a series that lets us see what would have happened if these famous people had been able to age naturally.

She was born on July 1, 1961, and died on August 31, 1997.

The Princess of Wales, who was 36 years old, died in a terrible car accident on August 31, 1997. She was an international icon because of her action and beauty.

Even though she died too soon, her legacy lives on through the work of her two boys, Prince William and Prince Harry, and through charities like the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund.

Diana would look like this if she were still alive:


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Born on June 1, 1926, Marilyn Monroe died on August 5, 1962.

Monroe was a singer and actress who became one of the most famous people in the world. People remember her for being a sex icon in Hollywood and for her terrible personal and work problems in the business.

American actress, singer, model and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe. (Photo by Frank Povolny/Twentieth Century Fox/Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)

She was born Norma Jeane Mortenson and was one of the most recognizable Hollywood stars. She was in several $200 million-plus movies that did very well at the box office.

She was only 36 years old when she died at her home in Los Angeles on August 5, 1962. By her bed, an empty bottle of sleeping pills was discovered.

Monroe would look like this if she were still alive:


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Born on September 5, 1946, Freddie Mercury died on November 24, 1991.

The late British singer-songwriter was out as gay, and he became famous all over the world as the lead singer and pianist for the rock band Queen, along with Brian May, Roger Taylor, and later John Deacon.

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – JULY 13: Freddie Mercury of Queen performs on stage at Live Aid on July 13th, 1985 in Wembley Stadium, London, England (Photo by Pete Still/Redferns)

People thought he was one of the best singers in rock music history. He was famous for his flashy stage character, his impressive four-octave vocal range, and “Bohemian Rhapsody,” his operatic masterpiece.

The late rock star sadly died at his London home on November 24, 1991, of bronchial pneumonia caused by AIDS. He was only 45 years old.

Mercury made a statement the day before he died, on November 23, 1991. It said, “I want to confirm that I have been tested HIV-positive and have AIDS.” To protect the privacy of those around me, I thought it was right to keep this information secret up to this point.

“However, the time has come now for my friends and fans around the world to know the truth and I hope that everyone will join with my doctors and all those worldwide in the fight against this terrible disease,” he said.

Mercury would look like this if he were still alive:


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He was born on January 8, 1935, and died on August 16, 1977.

Presley was a famous singer who was called the “King of Rock and Roll.” From the mid-1950s until his death, he was one of the most popular rock musicians.

CULVER CITY, CA – SEPTEMBER 1962: Rock and roll musician Elvis Presley strums an acoustic guitar while posing for a portrait in September 1962 in Culver City, California at MGM Studios. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

The late icon had a long and successful career. He helped make rock ‘n’ roll popular in the US and won three Grammy Awards for his religious albums.

He was a huge star in music and had 18 number one songs, such as “Don’t Be Cruel,” “Good Luck Charm,” and “Suspicious Minds.” He also had many gold and platinum albums.

He died of heart failure in the morning of August 16, 1977. He was 42 years old. The cause of his death was later found to be his abuse of narcotic drugs.

He was buried on the grounds of Graceland, close to where his mother, father, and grandma Minnie Mae Hood Presley were buried.

If Elvis were still living, he would look like this:


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It was June 16, 1971, and he died September 13, 1996.

Tupac is one of the best-selling music acts of all time, with more than 75 million records sold around the world. He is known as one of the most important hip-hop icons of all time.

Tupac Shakur at Club USA, 1994. New York. (Photo by Steve Eichner/Getty Images)

The late rapper was born in New York City to parents who were political leaders and members of the Black Panther Party. His conscious rap lyrics talked about violence, social injustice, and the plight of Black Americans.

In the last few years of his career, Tupac signed with Marion “Suge” Knight’s record label Death Row Records and became deeply involved in the rivalry between East Coast and West Coast hip-hop.

In a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas on September 7, 1996, he was shot four times by an unknown attacker. He died six days later from his injuries. He was 25 years old when he died.

Because they had a public fight, artist Notorious B.I.G. was first thought to be involved in his death, but he was also killed in a drive-by shooting six months later.

It didn’t last long, but the rap star was admitted into the Hip-Hop Hall of Fame in 2002 and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2017. He was named one of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time by Rolling Stone, and he was also given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame after his death.

If Tupac were still living, this is how he would look:


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Bruce Lee was born on November 27, 1940, and died on July 20, 1973.

Lee was an actor who was born in the United States and was famous for his martial arts skills, which helped make martial arts movies popular in the 1970s. Around the world, he was known for how he portrayed Cantonese culture in his movies and how he fought against Asian stereotypes in the US.

Bruce Lee publicity portrait, 1972. (Photo by Getty Images)

Lee has worked as an actor in both Hong Kong and the United States. In the early 1970s, he was in several full-length Hong Kong martial arts movies, including Lo Wei’s “The Big Boss” (1971), “Fist of Fury” (1972), “The Way of the Dragon” (1972) from Golden Harvest, “Enter the Dragon” (1973) from Golden Harvest and Warner Brothers, and “The Game of Death” (1978).

Lee died in Hong Kong, China, on July 20, 1973. He was 32 years old. He died just one month before the opening of Enter the Dragon.

His sudden death was officially caused by a brain edema that an autopsy showed was caused by a strange response to a prescription painkiller he was taking for a back injury.

If Lee were still alive, he would look like this:


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Jackson was born on August 29, 1958, and died on June 25, 2009.
Michael Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer who was known as the “King of Pop.”

His first job was as lead singer of the Jackson 5, a famous family band, with his brothers Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon, and Randy. “I Want You Back,” “ABC,” “The Love You Save,” and “I’ll Be There” were all number one pop hits in a row for the group.

Michael Jackson poses at a press conference before a date on his HIStory world tour in 1996. (Photo by Phil Dent/Redferns)

Jackson then went on to have a hugely successful solo career around the world, with hits from the albums Off the Wall (1979), Thriller (1982), and Bad (1987).

With 67 million copies sold around the world and 34 million in the US, Thriller is still one of the best-selling records of all time. The album had seven Top 10 hits, such as “Thriller,” “Billie Jean,” “Beat It,” “Human Nature,” “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’,” and “P.Y.T.” (Pretty Young Thing). It stayed on the charts for 80 weeks.

Jackson won 13 Grammy Awards and was nominated for 38 more during his career. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducted him in 2001 and gave him the Lifetime Achievement Award from The Recording Academy. Another award he received was the Grammy Legend Award in 1993.

The famous person died sadly on June 25, 2009, at the age of 50, after having a heart attack in his Los Angeles home. A coroner’s report said that the father of three died from being severely overdosed on propofol.

If Jackson were still living, he would look like this:


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