Here is just some of the famous people who in the past have claimed bankruptcy.

  1. Abraham Lincoln - (American president
  2. Al Jolson - Singer
  3. Andy Gibb – Singer
  4. Barbara Bel Geddes -Actress
  5. Bill Roache – Actor
  6. Bjorn Borg - Pro Tennis Player
  7. Burt Reynolds -Actor/Author
  8. Buster Keaton – Actor
  9. Chaka Kahn – Singer
  10. Charles Goodyear - Tyre manufacturer
  11. Chris Eubank – Boxer
  12. Cyndi Lauper – Singer
  13. Daniel Defoe - Author
  14. David Irving – Historian
  15. David Van Day – Singer
  16. Debbie Reynolds – Actress
  17. Don Jonson – Actor
  18. Donald Trump – Businessman
  19. Eddie Edwards - Ski Jumper
  20. Francis Ford Coppola - Film maker
  21. Frank Baum – Author
  22. Gary Coleman - Actor
  23. George Best - Football star
  24. Handel - Composer
  25. Harry Saltzman - Film producer
  26. Henry Dunant - Red Cross founder
  27. Henry Ford - Automobile manufacturer
  28. Henry John Heinz - Condiment manufacturer.
  29. Isaac Hayes – Composer
  30. James Abbot McNeil Whistler – Artist
  31. Jerry Lee Lewis – Singer
  32. Jim Davidson – Comedian
  33. John DeLorean -Car maker
  34. Kevin Maxwell - Mirror pensions
  35. Kim Basinger -Actress
  36. King Edward II - 14th century English king
  37. L. Frank Baum - Writer
  38. Larry King - Talk-show host
  39. Lionel Bart - British composer
  40. Lynne Spears - Mother of Britney
  41. Mark Twain - American author
  42. Mark Twain – Author
  43. Marvin Gaye – Singer
  44. MC Hammer -Singer
  45. Meat Loaf - Singer
  46. Michael Barrymore – Presenter
  47. Mick Fleetwood – Singer
  48. Mickey Rooney – Actor
  49. Miguel de Cervantes - Novelist
  50. Mike Tyson - Boxer
  51. Milton Hershey - Founder of Hershey’s chocolate
  52. Natalie Cole – Singer
  53. Oscar Wilde – Poet and author
  54. P.T. Barnum - The Great American circus owner
  55. Philip II -King of Spain
  56. Rembrandt - Dutch painter
  57. Tammy Wynette - Country music singer
  58. Tom Petty – Singer
  59. Toni Braxton – Singer
  60. Ulysses S. Grant - 18th President of the USA
  61. Walt Disney – Founder of Disney
  62. William C. Durant - Founder of General Motors
  63. William Fox - Cofounder of 20th Century Fox
  64. Willie Nelson – Singer
  65. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Composer