Nicolas Cage's most expensive and eccentric purchases
This is how he once blew through $150 million
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CELEBRITY Nicolas Cage
Though he's best known for his roles in films like 'Leaving Las Vegas' and 'National Treasure,' Nicolas Cage has also garnered a reputation as Hollywood's most infamous big spender. It makes sense, since he was at one time a top earner, worth a cool US$150 million. Unfortunately, in a textbook example of what not to do when you're suddenly wealthy, the actor squandered his fortune away on a series of wildly extravagant and unnecessary purchases, eventually actually owing the IRS over US$6 million in taxes, CNBC reports.
At 55 years old, Cage is now worth around US$25 million, which still isn't anything to feel sorry about, but it's far from his peak. Take a look at the actor's most expensive and extravagant purchases from his filthy rich and blissfully ignorant days.
FASHION Red carpet
CELEBRITY Open letter
TRAVEL Historic city gates
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LIFESTYLE Wimbledon 2019