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Famous People Who Filed Bankruptcy

If you're feeling alone or depressed because of financial problems, cheer up! You're in very good company. Below is a list of some of the famous people (including 5 U.S. Presidents) who have filed for bankruptcy or had severe financial problems. Please note that most of these folks had their great success and fame after their bankruptcies.

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U.S. President

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Radio Financial Advisor

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Creator of Mickey Mouse

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U.S. President

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Rock Star, Founder of Fleetwood Mac

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Rock Star

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Circus Promoter

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Founder of

Ford Motor Company

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Rap Star

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Actress and Star of

The Sopranos

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Movie Star and mother of Carrie Fisher

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Creator of Spider Man & The Incredible Hulk

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Rock Star


American Football Player


Oscar-winning movie director/writer/producer


U.S. President

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Country Music Star

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U.S. President and General

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American Football Player

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Rock Star


"Real Housewives of New Jersey" Star


U.S. President

Whether you're famous on TV or just for your great cooking, should you find yourself in a real bind, or need more information, call my office at 301.924.4400 and let's talk about what we can do. We can help restructure your finances, schedule workout arrangements, or advise and represent you in bankruptcy.

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