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Mekhi Phifer is only the latest celebrity to go broke following money troubles.
Mekhi Phifer, best known for his roles in "8 Mile" and as Dr. Greg Pratt on NBC's "ER," is the latest celebrity to go broke, filing for bankruptcy after racking up approximately $1.2 million in back taxes, $50,000 in lawyer fees and $4,500 in back child support. Here's a look at other celebs who have gone from bank to bust:
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