15 Bankrupt Celebs


Teresa Giudice

Teresa Giudice is best known for being a star on the Bravo reality tv show, The Real Housewives of New Jersey. She’s the second highest paid star among The Real Housewives franchise next to Nene Leakes. But, her extravagant spending ended up putting her in federal prison for a 15-month sentence. In 2009, she filed for bankruptcy and over a year later withdrew their petition for bankruptcy. In 2013, she and husband were charged with conspiracy to commit many types of fraud, including bankruptcy.



Suge Knight

The former CEO of Death Row Records, Suge Knight has been with the company since before Dr. Dre and The Chronic in 1992. In 2006, Knight filed for bankruptcy to protect Death Row Records. In 2008, his Malibu mansion was sold during bankruptcy court proceedings for almost $2 million less that initially listed by Knight. During this time Knight also went broke. In 2009, there was an auction at the Death Row Records office for everything inside.