Climbing your way to the top of your career field is hard enough, especially if you have dreams of making it big in the music industry. But when a musician gains such an immense amount of success, to the point where most everyone knows their name and at least some of their most popular music, it’s hard to think of them as struggling–especially when it comes to their finances.
Check out the following infographic to see how nine musicians throughout history, from Marvin Gaye and Wayne Newton to Tom Petty and Michael Jackson, earned millions of dollars throughout their career and lost it all. Most of the musicians mentioned found themselves in so many millions of debt that they were forced to file for bankruptcy, sometimes multiple times.
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