U.S. Markets closed
1 / 12

Anna Nicole Smith and her dog

Anna Nicole Smith introduces her dog to the media in the press room at the 32nd Annual American Music Awards. Steve Granitz/WireImage.com - November 14, 2004

12 celebrities who went bankrupt

Apparently being rich, famous and successful isn't always that easy. Bad investments, drug habits, yacht maintenance...these things can add up. Many athletes, entrepreneurs, musicians and actors have found themselves buried in debt and forced to declare bankruptcy. Some recovered to once again become wealthy and powerful...while for others, bankruptcy was just another element in their post-fame collapses.