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Riches to rags: celebs who died broke

StarsInsider Logo By Stars Insider of StarsInsider | Slide 1 of 31: Being a celebrity is anything but cheap. Sure, you may have a higher wage than the average person, but there's still a lot of overhead costs for an A-lister. There's rent due on all those properties, and plenty of bills for those lavish vacations too. Factor in a drug addiction or two, and you have quite an expensive lifestyle. Sadly, this means that not every celeb gets to take their wealth to the grave. Some of the most influential people ever have actually died broke. Click on to see the surprising celebs who passed away penniless.

Riches to rags: celebs who died broke

Being a celebrity is anything but cheap. Sure, you may have a higher wage than the average person, but there's still a lot of overhead costs for an A-lister. There's rent due on all those properties, and plenty of bills for those lavish vacations too. Factor in a drug addiction or two, and you have quite an expensive lifestyle. Sadly, this means that not every celeb gets to take their wealth to the grave. Some of the most influential people ever have actually died broke. Click on to see the surprising celebs who passed away penniless.
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