Most of us imagine that celebrities bathe in champagne, drive around in limousines and travel whenever and wherever they please at any given moment. But we hardly ever think about how famous people sustain their lavish lifestyle, especially the ones who faded into obscurity. And the bitter truth is that a lot of them can’t. Here are 50 celebrities who struggled (or still do) with money.
Famous comedian Sinbad filed for bankruptcy in 2013 after ending up $11 million in debt, most of which came from unpaid taxes. Somebody should have told him that taxes are no joke.
49. MC Hammer
Being a ‘90s star doesn’t mean you’ll be financially stable in 2016. Lucky for MC Hammer, he managed to pay back his massive $13 million debt in 2014.
48. Nicholas Cage
Film critics aren’t the only ones who act rough with Nicholas Cage these days. Creditors also love to harass the movie star since his debt is almost $14 million. That explains the weird role choices he makes these days.