Money can’t buy happiness. Sometimes, though a tad far-fetched, this adage does hold a bit of truth, especially in the extravagant world of stardom. “More money more problems” — does it ring a bell? Yes, when celebrities own megafortunes and colossal wealth, the stakes are also higher. Be it an expensive divorce, a sudden, unprepared inheritance, or the fight for over a celeb’s estate after his demise — each of these legal battles include massive amounts of involved cash.
Fortune Fights Cast: Who is in it?
This legal TV series is hosted by Danielle and Andy Mayoras, husband-and-wife attorneys from Oakland County. They are also media experts in celebrity legal matters. The duo has co-authored a book, titled, ‘Trial & Heirs: Famous Fortune Fights!’ and is a regular contributor on the columns of Forbes magazine. They have additionally appeared on several shows such as ‘Access Hollywood’ and ‘Entertainment Tonight’.
Fortune Fights Plot: What is it about?
‘Fortune Fights’ is a legal docu-series that chronicles famous stars as they fight personal battles due to wrong decisions. Since the money involved is huge, the financial stakes reach new heights. Every episode of the documentary — comprising 60 minutes each — follows the Mayras as they dive into the legal ups and downs, accompanying the cases fought by leading personalities in the entertainment world. Some of the names featured here are Johnny Depp, Madonna, Britney Spears, Harrison Ford, Hulk Hogan, Donald Sterling, Casey Kasem, Lisa Marie Presley, Robin Williams, and Sonny Bono. As the series unfolds, we learn how these celebs gained their millions and how they saved or squandered it. It also highlights the lawsuits, divorces, family fights, and bad business deals which finally culminated in an ugly court battle.
It is common knowledge that Madonna has a spectacular career in the realm of music and acting, which spans generations. Since the 1980s, The Queen of Pop has amassed millions of dollars, owing to her continuous success. However, she ended up losing a colossal sum after she failed in her relationship.
For around 3 decades, the wrestling superstar, Hulk Hogan, has enjoyed an immense fan following and has always performed in packed arenas. He is one of the highest-earning professional wrestlers. But, when he got involved in a sex scandal, he had to fight a long battle to protect a major chunk of his vast fortune.