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You Are Not Alone in Filing Bankruptcy

Famous & Successful People Have Filed Bankruptcy Throughout History

Filing bankruptcy can feel like a lonely, hopeless ordeal, but in reality, many successful and famous people have filed bankruptcy over the years. Bankruptcy did not hold back a number of politicians, athletes, actors, and other successful people throughout the years, and it will not hold you back either. When you call Attorney Kevin Mack, in Tiffin, OH, you get the finest legal representation in the area for your bankruptcy case.

Well-Known People File Bankruptcy to Settle Debt

Whether you file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy with Attorney Mack, know that you are not alone. You join some of the famous folks who have filed bankruptcy, including:
  • Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (Dutch painter)
  • James Abbot McNeil Whistler (Painted “Whistler’s Mother”)
  • Felix de Weldon (Sculptor and creator of the Iwo Jima Memorial)
  • Frank Lloyd Wright (Architect)
  • Bunny Berigan (1930s band leader and jazz trumpeter)
  • Jerry Lee Lewis (Rock and Roll singer and pianist)
  • Wayne Newton (Entertainer)
  • Isaac Hayes (Academy Award winning songwriter, composer and singer)
  • Johnny Paycheck (Country music singer)
  • Tom Petty (Rock star)
  • Michael Lee Aday, stage name “Meat Loaf” (Rock star)
  • Mick Fleetwood (Founding member of “Fleetwood Mac”)
  • Jay Black (lead singer “Jay and the Americans”)
  • Merle Haggard (Country music singer)
  • Phineas Taylor Barnum (Founder of Barnum & Bailey Circus)
  • Walt Disney (Cartoonist and founder “Disneyland”)
  • Audie Murphy (Most decorated United States soldier)
  • Francis Ford Coppola (Director, “The Godfather”)
  • Anita Bryant (Singer and 1959 Miss America 2nd runner up)
  • John Brown (Slavery abolitionist)
  • E. Howard Hunt (Watergate burglar)
  • Larry King (Talk show host)
  • Jean Ronald Getty (son of J. Paul Getty)
  • Lammot du Pont Copeland, Jr. (Heir to the Du Pont fortune)
  • Bowie Kuhn (Former Baseball Commissioner)
  • Mark Twain (humorist, satirist, author and lecturer, “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”)
  • Oscar Wilde (Irish playwright, novelist and poet)
  • L. Frank Baum (Wizard of Oz)
  • Stan Lee (co-creator of Spider-Man, X-Men and Hulk comics)
  • Washington Irving (“Rip Van Winkle”)
  • Mickey Rooney (Academy Award winner)
  • Debbie Reynolds (“Singin’ in the Rain”)
  • Burt Reynolds (“Deliverance” and “Smokey and the Bandit”)
  • Sherman Hemsley (“The Jeffersons”)
  • Dorothy Dandridge (Academy Award nominee)
  • Lorraine Bracco (Academy Award nominee)
  • Don Johnson (“Miami Vice” and “Nash Bridges”)
  • Gary Burghoff (“M*A*S*H”)
  • Johnny Unitas (Hall of Fame quarterback)
  • Eddy “the Eagle” Edwards (Olympic Ski Jumper)
  • Dorothy Hamill (Olympic Gold Medal ice skater)
  • Gaylord Perry (Baseball pitcher)
  • King Edward II (King of England)
  • Robert Morris Jr. (Financier of the American Revolution)
  • John Connally (Governor of Texas, wounded in 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy)
  • J. Fife Symington (Governor of Arizona, who filed while in office)
  • George McGovern (U.S. Senator and Former Presidential Candidate)
  • Ed Herschler (Former Governor of Wyoming)
  • Leon Spinks (Olympic gold medal boxer and former heavyweight boxing champion)
  • Henry John Heinz (Condiment manufacturer)
  • Milton Snavely Hershey (Founder The Hershey Chocolate Company)
  • James Harrison (Inventor of the refrigerator)
  • Charles Stahlberg (Inventor of the alarm clock)
  • Nelson Bunker Hunt (Billionaire silver investor)
  • Matthew Brady (distinguished Civil War photographer)
  • Immanuel Nobel (father of Alfred Nobel, inventor of dynamite and founder of the Nobel Prizes)-twice
  • Jorge and Joanne Lopes ($58.9 million dollar lottery winners, filed after winning)
  • Juan Rodriguez ($149 million dollar lottery winner, filed one month before winning)
  • Albert Lowry (author of How You Can Become Financially Independent By Investing in Real Estate)

For more information on the famous folks who have filed bankruptcy, or for great legal representation for your bankruptcy case in Ohio, call Attorney Kevin Mack at (419) 455-9508 or contact us online.