12 Celebs Who Bounced Back from Bankruptcy

From Donald Trump to 50 Cent, see which stars started a new chapter after filing for Chapter 11


The world's premier Tweeter almost lost it all when a 1971 arrest for grand larceny left him unable to hold down a journalism job for more than four years (the charges were later dropped). By the time he declared bankruptcy in 1978, he was $350,000 in debt. That same year, he landed a gig hosting a late-night talk radio show, which later evolved into his long-running CNN show.