Only Nick Cage Could Squander $150 Million In Such Amazingly Weird And Excessive Ways

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April 15 is arising and hopefully as you learn this proper now you could have filed your taxes and are wanting ahead to a giant fats refund! Or on the very least, I hope you did not find yourself owing something further to the IRS this 12 months. One one who positively is aware of what it feels prefer to owe just a little bit of cash to Uncle Sam is Nicolas Cage. Nick is sadly one in all dozens of excessive profile celebrities who occur to be method higher at appearing or throwing a ball than they’re at caring for their private funds. After years of extravagant over-spending, not solely did Nicolas discover himself owing the IRS $13 million, however he additionally managed to blow by a $150 million fortune.

I’ve to confess, Nicolas Cage might be my favourite actor of all time. The Rock, Lord of Battle, Con Air, Nationwide Treasure, Elevating Arizona, Leaving Las Vegas, Face/Off, Snake Eyes… I have fun the person’s whole catalog. I notice that a few of Nick’s films will be perceived as barely tacky and even flat out dangerous, however it’s important to admit his films are not often uninteresting.

On the peak of his profession, Nick was one of many highest paid celebrities on this planet who pulled down as a lot as $40 million per 12 months. Between 1996 and 2011 Nick earned greater than $150 million from appearing alone. He earned $16 million for Snake Eyes, $20 million for Gone in Sixty Seconds, $20 million for Windtalkers, $20 million for Nationwide Treasure… simply to call just a few.

Not surprisingly, as his revenue went up so did his spending habits. Really, to be truthful, as his revenue elevated Nick’s spending habits SKYROCKETED. Between 2000 and 2007 Nick went on a spending spree that may make the Sultan of Brunei blush. Throughout that point Cage made the next purchases:

15 Private Houses

Cage’s property portfolio included an $8 million fort in England that he plunged hundreds of thousands extra into reworking. He by no means spent a single evening within the fort. He additionally purchased a second fort in Bavaria, two multi-million greenback mansions in New Orleans, a $17.5 million palace in Bel Air, a $10 million Malibu seashore home, a 24,000 sq. foot dwelling in Rhode Island, a mansion in Las Vegas and a getaway property on Paradise Island within the Bahamas.

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A Non-public Island

Apparently having a home on Paradise Island did not fill Nick’s penchant for the Bahamas as a result of in 2006 he spent $7 million on a 40 acre personal island 85 miles south of Nassau.

4 Luxurious Yachts

Cage at one time owned 4 luxurious yachts together with one referred to as Sarita that had 12 grasp bedrooms that was valued at $20 million.

A Fleet of Unique Automobiles

At its peak, Nick Cage’s storage contained dozens of excessive finish luxurious automobiles together with 9 Rolls Royces. He owned an especially uncommon $500 thousand Lamborghini and a $1 million Ferrari Enzo, one in all solely 349 produced. Cage additionally owned 30 bikes.

A $30 Million Gulfstream Non-public Jet

Sufficient stated.

Different

Practically 50 costly artistic endeavors, dozens of jewels, a 67 million 12 months outdated dinosaur cranium, two extraordinarily uncommon albino King Cobras.

Whenever you whole all the pieces up, it turns into fairly clear that Nick was residing properly past his means even for a man who makes $40 million a 12 months. To make issues worse, whereas he was spending cash like there was no tomorrow, Nick wasn’t paying his taxes. By 2009, his unpaid tax invoice and penalties totaled greater than $13 million! Nick instantly started making an attempt to dump as lots of his property as potential, beginning with the homes. It did not assist that 2009 was fairly presumably the worst time within the final 100 years to try to promote a home in a pinch.

The excellent news is that Nick continues to be a bankable Hollywood star. Nick manages to star in a number of large price range movies just about yearly. The Nationwide Treasure films alone have grossed a mixed $1 billion with a 3rd installment reportedly on the way in which.


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