20 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Are Now Broke

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For many celebrities, the road to fame is also a road to riches. But thanks to poor investments, reckless spending habits or just rotten luck, some stars learn the hard way that the more they make, the more they stand to lose. Here are 20 once-flush celebs whose bank statements now make for surprisingly grim reading.

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20. 50 Cent

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Perhaps rapper 50 Cent tempted fate when he chose such a low-currency moniker. Because despite selling more than 30 million albums, the man formerly known as Curtis Jackson filed for bankruptcy in 2015. The costly fees from numerous legal cases were cited as the main reason for this unfortunate turn of events.

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