10 Surprising Celebrities That Went Broke

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No matter how popular you are or how much money you have, one wrong investment or a nasty divorce can make you as broke as you were when you were starting out. Celebrities fall down and get back up on a daily basis. With the following ten people you’ll see just how easy it is for the mighty to have fallen, this time money-wise. Here’s the list of the top ten most surprisingly broke celebrities you had no idea about!

Lena Headey

Lena Headey is most known for her role in the megapopular TV show “Game of Thrones”, but what you didn’t know about her is that she went through a divorce lawsuit and also a legal battle that determined the custody of her children three years ago. It all left her with “less than $5” in her bank account.

Brendan Fraser

Legendary actor Brendan Fraser hurt his spine while he was attempting to free a person under a fallen tree during Hurricane Sandy which left him unable to act for a long time. Additionally, he is also legally obliged to pay $900,000 of the yearly alimony payment to his ex. It all led to the actor experiencing poverty in 2014.

Dionne Warwick

The famous singer and psychic by the name of Dionne Warwick was involved in a scandal after it was revealed she owed a little more than $11 million in back taxes. She had to file for bankruptcy in 2013.

Kelly Rutherford

The actress who starred in the crazy successful TV show “Gossip Girl” lost more than $2 million to a divorce when she was faced with a lawsuit and custody battle.

Warren Sapp

Lots of football players are known to go bankrupt, but Warren Sapp is the one who accomplished to top them all when he spent his fortune of $82 million and actually still owes a little less than $7 million.

Pamela Anderson

Pamela Anderson hit rock bottom when she declared bankruptcy and couldn’t even afford to pay off her construction workers after renovating her home in L.A., the total which amounted to $1.1 million.

Janice Dickinson

Janice Dickinson, a famous model, went bankrupt in 2013. Dickinson got into a position where she was more than $1 million in debt to the IRS and her landlord. Additionally, she owed her plastic surgeons and dermatologists.

Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt

And the award for the dumbest life plan goes to the reality power couple Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt who starred in the reality show Made In Chelsea. They thought that the world was going to end so they spent more than $10 million. When the world didn’t end they had to file for bankruptcy.


Comedian Sinbad filed bankruptcy in 2015 for the second time as he was faced with owing a little over $11 million. All of it was a debt to the state, mostly in taxes.

Dennis Rodman

Three years ago, the former NBA star Dennis Rodman declared bankruptcy. The reason he was broke? Spending more than $30K each month on drinking.