15 Celebrities Who Went Bankrupt


Music and movie stars make millions of dollars, but just like the rest of us, they need to be careful with their money, otherwise they might lose (almost) all of it. Here are 15 celebrities who went bankrupt.


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David Adkins – known by his stage name Sinbad – first filed for bankruptcy in 2009, when he was placed in the Top 10 of the 250 worst tax debtors for the state of California. He reportedly owed the state $2.5 million in personal income tax, and had to put up his 2.5-acre hilltop home for sale. The American stand-up comedian and actor faced the same financial problems in 2013, when he filed for bankruptcy for the second time.

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