This list tells the stories of famous people and public figures who went from being successful and wealthy to being homeless and poor. When possible, pictures are included. Many of us have heard about famous poor people who started out with nothing and worked their way up, or celebrities who were once homeless but now live in million-dollar mansions. What about the other side? The once-rich homeless people who, despite years of success, have fallen not only into obscurity but have also lost everything along the way.
From athletes and musicians to actors and socialites, famous people tend to have a lot of money. But there are plenty of stars who can find a way to waste even the biggest fortunes. From living a lavish lifestyle to making bad investments, these stars found a way to lose it all. Most of the time, they spent it on big purchases instead of smaller ones.
Black as pitch, Afro
Thulani Ngcobo, who is also known as "Pitch Black Afro," made a lot of money as a well-known Kwaito and hip-hop performer. The sales of his first album were good enough that it started a chain reaction. Unfortunately, he was very dependent on alcohol and spent most of his money on it. Thulani was said to have lost everything and be living in his mother's Soweto home. His mounting debts finally drove him to the point of no return, and he was now living on the streets.
Masinga has had a hard time since 2011, when all of a sudden, his fame and money disappeared. He is said to have owned a chain of nightclubs, gas stations, and high-end clothing stores in the past.
Keoagile Gerald Makhene was a well-known performer who made a lot of money in the 1990s. But since there was no limit to it, he couldn't get it back after wasting it. Some people who used to be rich have gone from living in mansions to sleeping on the streets, which is hard to understand. Others have died because of decisions they made along the way, like using drugs or getting drunk. Brenda Fassie, Stitch, Shoes, Prokid, and Baby Dash are just a few well-known South Africans who went broke because of similar habits.
In 2005, the actress lost her house because she didn't pay her bills on time. Her home was taken away from her.
But her story isn't just about being a housekeeper; she's also a mother. She has been having trouble accepting her son's sexuality as of late. But the bubbly actress quickly comes to terms with the fact that her son is gay.
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