Celebrities Who Went To Rehab In 2020


All of the celebrities and famous faces in the list below were all able to kick their habit thanks to going to rehab and working through their issues. How long rehab takes varies from person to person, with some celebrities taking just weeks and months to overcome their problems, whilst for others it has taken years, within many stints in rehabilitation centres.

Some of those celebs who have visited rehab this year and successfully come out of the other side are listed below.

Ben Affleck

In 2018, his problems with alcohol reached its peak when he had to go to rehab for the first time. 40 days later, he came out completely over his problems. That was until earlier this year when he had to check in to a rehabilitation centre again.


When she was first making her name within the music industry, she would take various substances to help calm her nerves prior to performing on stage. Over time, this habit got worse and worse – even to the point where she forgot her lyrics whilst performing live. It was at this point that she realized that she had an issue. This saw here enter a rehab facility in 2020.

Samuel L. Jackson

The well known Hollywood actor has been known to use illegal substances from as early as his days at college. Some of the things that he has been known to take include alcohol, marijuana, and even LSD. This got really out of hand when in 1991, his young 8 year old daughter came across his unconscious body on the floor of their bathroom. His issues with illegal substances have gone on and off ever since, which saw him checking into rehab earlier this year. 

Robert Downey Jr.

Before he became a famous actor, the abuse of illegal substances caused him to experience a number of health issues and led to run ins with the law. One such incident led to him doing jail time. Throughout his life he has spent time in and out of rehabilitation centres, including in 2020.

Ozzy Osbourne

Known for his life of excessive drug and alcohol use, it is no surprise then that he has done numerous different stints in rehab. However, it is not just illegal substances that he has become addicted to, he also admitted to having a sex addiction that almost ruined his marriage with his wife Sharon. It was at this point that he checked back into rehabilitation in 2020.

Angelina Jolie

Famous for her role as Lara Croft in the Hollywood blockbuster, Tomb Raider, she has experienced not only drug addiction but also various eating disorders. These are both things that she is battling to this current date, having to have another stint in rehab in 2020 again.


The lead guitarist for the rock gods Guns N’ Roses, he was just 12 years of age when he started using drugs for the first time. This is a habit that he has continued throughout his entire life, until earlier this year when he decided to check into rehab and kick the habit for good.

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