Celebrities Who Went Broke
1. Willie Aames
Willie Aames was the American actor famous through his role as Tommy Bradford in the sitcom “Eight Is Enough ‘(1970). After that he began playing in various TV series and movies. Willie Aames has been married twice and has one child from each wife. Willie Aames was born July 15, 1960 is ruining his career and his life because of alcohol dependence and illicit drugs. In 2008 he announced bankrupt with debts of U.S. $ 350 thousand. Shortly thereafter, he attempted suicide. Willie Aames bankruptcy story documented in the VH1 show ‘Broke & Famous: Willie Aames documented’ (2009).
2. Kim Basinger
The actress who has a full name Kimila Ann Basinger had become rich during her career at the height of glory. Star Movies ‘The Natural’ was starting to have problems when she is required to pay a fine of U.S. $ 8.1 million when she refused to play in the movie ‘Boxing Helena’ (1993). At the same time, Kim Basinger felt rich enough to buy the entire town Braseltown, Georgia, United States, valued at U.S. $ 20 million. Although up to now ex-wife of Alec Baldwin playing movies that still exist, butKim Basinger was declared bankrupt and must sell Braseltown.
3. Anita Bryant
Anita Bryant is an American singer who could fill the ranks of the Top 40 in the period 1950 to 1960 with the song ‘Paper Roses’. Anita Bryant was also known for her political career that anti-gay campaign. Finally, Bryant’s rejection of the political effort in the 1970s was a rising to end her career. Anita Bryant began to rise again by establishing a music school named Anita Bryant’s Music Mansion. However, in 1997 and 2007 she announced bankruptcy. Anita Bryant now she lives in Oklahoma and work in social organizations.
4. Gary Coleman
Gary Coleman is famous through his role as Arnold Jackson on the sitcom ‘Diff’rent Strokes’ (1978-1986). In 1989, Gary Coleman sued his parents and his manager because of misuse of trust funds amounting to U.S. $ 3.8 million. Gary Coleman also won the lawsuit and get U.S. $ 1.28 million. Again, due to issues of money management by manajemennyanya, the actor who was born on February 8, 1968 it announced bankruptcy in 1999. Gary Coleman died on May 28, 2010 due to illness.
5. Corey Haim
Corey Haim became a teen idol after playing the character Sam in the movie ‘The Lost Boys’. But instead of pursuing a career with a well, Corey Haim even destroyed because of drug dependence. Canadian actor was used to taking 85 Valium a day. In 1996 Corey Haim was sued by Lloyd’s of London after being fired from a film production because of his addiction. A year later, Corey Haim declared bankrupt. The only asset that dimiliknya at that time only BMW cars that if sold at U.S. $ 100, any property held not more than $ 7,500. In 2001, Corey Haim was a coma after suffering a stroke and died in March 2010.
6. MC Hammer
Rapper MC Hammer experiencing financial difficulties in 1990 due to an excessive lifestyle. Although the center suffered a difficulty, MC Hammer even bought a mansion for $ 30 million. In 1996, the singer of hits “U Can not Touch This’ was declared bankruptcy with debts of U.S. $ 13.7 million, even though MC Hammer only had assets of U.S. $ 9.6 million.
7. Don Johnson
Actor Don Johnson made a success thanks to TV series ‘Miami Vice’ was popular in the era of the 1980s. But his life changed after his frequent debts. City National Bank filed a lawsuit and asked for his ranch in Aspen, called Woody Creek. Livestock will be auctioned to pay debts amounting to U.S. $ 930 thousand. Don Johnson born December 15, 1949 was also once accused of money laundering. In 2008, again Don Johnson incurred debts. But surprisingly Don Johnson came to pay their debts amounting to U.S. $ 14 million. It is not known where he got the money because Don Johnson has been declared bankrupt.
8. O.J. Simpson
O.J. Simpson is a football player the United States is famous for its nickname ‘The Juice’. But the lavish lifestyle and a number of crimes had ruined his career. On February 5, 1997, O.J. Simpson allegedly responsible for the death of his friend by the name of Ronald Goldman and ordered to pay U.S. $ 33.5 million.
9. Mike Tyson
After a life filled with fame, the famous boxer’s surname Concrete Neck is now living in modest rented house located in Arizona, USA. In 2003, Mike Tyson declared bankruptcy after a debt of U.S. $ 27 million. Mike Tyson spent $ 400 thousand a month to finance a lavish lifestyle. In addition, the divorce with his second wife, Monica Turner to cost U.S. $ 9 million. Mike Tyson who was born on June 30, 1969 it also had to pay taxes to the government amounting to U.S. $ 13.3 million.
10. Michael Vick
Atlanta Falcon Football players are only played for six seasons before the match was jailed for his involvement in illegal dog pit. After that, Michael Vick decreased drastically. Michael Vick was paid only U.S. $ 1 for some work that must be done while in prison. Dwindling savings because Vick has to spend U.S. $ 30 thousand per month to finance his family. Michael Vick also insisted on not selling a luxury home.