25 Stars Who Are Shockingly Really Poor

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Most people think that if you can make it big in Hollywood, you’re set for life. Between high paying movie roles, releasing hit songs, and signing big time endorsement deals, there’s no way you could go broke. But the lifestyles of the rich and the famous aren’t always what they seem. In fact, sometimes, they’re not very rich at all. Just like in any other industry, you have to make smart moves and work hard to maintain the lifestyle you have gotten accustomed to living.


Even with big paychecks and name recognition, there will always be celebrities that fall through the cracks. Despite being actors, musicians, and athletes, even they aren’t immune to the harshness that is Hollywood, as well as the temptations of compulsive spending. Everybody wants to come to Hollywood but not everyone survives it. With that in mind, here are 25 celebrities who at some point had it all but are now pretty much broke – at least by Hollywood standards.

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