When The Checks Stop Coming: A Gallery Of Celebrity Bankruptcies

- By Bossip Staff Categories: News, We Broke It Here First!, When The Checks Stop Coming In


Celebrities That Went Bankrupt

Money ain’t a thang…or is it?

Celebrities face the crunch from the IRS harder than us regular folk a lot of times. They spend money on houses and cars, then suddenly it goes away and Uncle Sam still wants his cut of the pie. When that happens, celebrities’ only choice is to go bankrupt. Which means they’ll still be richer than you, but they need some help. Here’s a list of celebrities that went bankrupt and the year they felt the government’s wrath.


Donald Trump – 1991, 1992, 2004, 2009


Toni Braxton -1998, 2010


Sinbad – 2009

gary coleman

Gary Coleman -1999

marvin gaye

Marvin Gaye – 1970s

mc hammer

MC Hammer – 1996


Ron Isley – 1995

latoya jackson

Latoya Jackson – 1995

chaka khan

Chaka Khan – 1997


Mike Tyson – 2003


TLC – 1995


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