Another celebrity joined the bankrupt celebrity clan after allegedly losing almost all his money in the divorce settlement. Yes, American television personality Jon Gosselin has been officially announced bankrupt as of 2019 following his divorce settlement with his ex-wife Kate Gosselin.
How much is he worth now? What assets does he own? Details are here.
Divorce Led Jon Gosselin To Bankruptcy
Professionally active as IT analyst, television personality, Jos Gosselin is currently worth $10 thousand as per Celebrity Net Worth. At present, he works as a DJ and maître d’.
Jon was first hit by this unfortunate event when he separated with his ex-wife Kate and filed for the divorce. Their divorce was finalized on 18th October 2009 and Kate was granted primary custody of the children and the ownership of the family home.
Following the separation, Jon is estranged from most of his children: Cara, Mady, Alexis, Aaden, Leah, and Joel. The only children he sees are Hannah and Collin as both of them live with him.
As of 2019, Gosselin and his ex-wife are no longer in good terms except through their attorneys.
The American TV Personality Is Officially Bankrupt
In late September 2009, Jon filed paperwork seeking to stall the divorce for 90 days, saying,
“I regret my conduct since Kate and I separated... I used poor judgment in publicly socializing with other women so soon.”
The terms of the divorce also include a child support order for $22,000 a month.
On 15th October 2009, TLC filed a lawsuit against Jon for allegedly violating their contract with paid and unpaid television appearances on several media outlets. The TV network claimed it lost more than $30,000 as a result of his alleged breach.
In an interview with People, Jon mentioned, “I’ve spent $1.7 million in lawyer’s fees when TLC sued me and the divorce”.
He further added, “TLC paid for Kate’s attorneys in the lawsuit and for the divorce”.
On 6th December 2009, Jon found his New York apartment robbed. The damage was estimated at around $100,000 with a note signed by Hailey Glassman, his ex-girlfriend was found attached to his dresser with a knife.
When Did Jon And Kate Get Marry?
Jonathan Gosselin tied the knot with Kate Gosselin on 12th June 1999 amidst family and friends. Together they shared 8 children: Madelyn, Cara, Aaden, Joel, Collin, Leah, Hannah, and Alexis.
Their official divorce was announced on 18th December 2009.