The “Real Housewives of New York” star Sonja Morgan had her 15 minutes of fame and money, but they seemed to disappear pretty quickly. Back in 2010, Morgan filed for bankruptcy after racking up a debt of over $19 million.
The reality TV star blamed the financial trouble on a bad movie deal with actor John Travolta, a nasty divorce, and a $7 million lawsuit from a production company. All in all, Morgan was left almost homeless.
Between his boxing success and his skilled entrepreneurship, George Foreman was raking in cash back in the 70s. The Heavyweight Champion had so much money that he decided to retire and become a minister, which had been a lifelong dream of his.
Foreman moved to Texas and opened a religious center for troubled teenagers, but unfortunately, the center became too costly. In 1983, Foreman filed for bankruptcy and didn’t see much money until a high-paying endorsement deal with a barbeque grill company upped his wealth.
Mick Fleetwood probably thought he had it made when it came to money, being one of the founding members of the epic 70s rock band Fleetwood Mac. But money does tend to run out, especially when you make very bad investment decisions. Sadly, Mick put his money into some terrible real estate deals and found himself with huge debts.
The rockstar lost a big chunk of his fortune, and even though he’s managed to recover some of it over the years, he’s never gotten back to that original sum.
Dylan Sprouse and his twin brother Cole rose to fame by starring in Disney’s "Suite Life of Zack & Cody" in 2005. Cole went on to star in the Netflix teenage series "Riverdale". But twin brother Dylan didn’t have as much luck.
After struggling to land an acting gig, Dylan fell on some hard financial times, even having to find work as a host in an NYC restaurant. We hope that whatever he’s doing right now is enough to give him a decent living.
Landing the role of Tracy Turnblad in the 2007 remake of the popular musical "Hairspray" jumpstarted Nikki Blonsky’s career. The film was incredibly successful, and Blonsky did a phenomenal job.
But as often happens, some actors have a one-hit wonder and then fall back into reality. Blonsky’s career never made it much further than "Hairspray", and she finally took a job in a hair salon in Long Island and then in a shoe store in NYC. The last we’ve seen of her is in Burt Reynold’s 2018 movie, "The Last Movie Star". But the film was mediocre, to say the least.