Is he broke or not?
Article Posted on 2015-07-22

A New York jury awarded Lastonia Leviston $5m last week after it ruled that the rapper born Curtis Jackson III, after he posted a sexually explicit video she made with her boyfriend online without her permission.

The jury was due to consider damages last Monday, but 50 Cent filed for bankruptcy in Connecticut, temporarily delaying Leviston's court case. Levinston’s lawyer alleged that the rapper filed for bankruptcy last week to avoid testifying.

In total he owes $28.5m and says he has assets of $24.5m. This was after Forbes estimated the rapper's worth to about $155m in May, largely because of the profit he made when Vitamin water was sold to Coca-Cola in 2007.

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