IRS Hunted Baywatch Star Pamela Anderson Down for $370,000 in Unpaid Taxes, Second Time in a Row

IRS Hunted Baywatch Star Pamela Anderson Down for $370,000 in Unpaid Taxes, Second Time in a Row
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Actress and model Pamela Anderson became one of the most iconic actresses during the 90s by starring in the popular TV show Baywatch and featuring on several Playboy covers. Along with the fame and name, the actress also made a fortune for herself with her hard work. According to Celebrity Net Worth, she received $1500 per episode for the first season of Baywatch. As the show progressed and gained more popularity, she was paid $300,000 per episode, allegedly making over 6 million every season of the show.

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Pamela Anderson
Pamela Anderson

However, it did not take long for the actress to get into serious financial trouble due to her extravagant lifestyle. And she was in a lot of debt and even became a tax delinquent in California for her unpaid taxes.

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Pamela Anderson Got in Serious Financial Trouble

Hollywood actress Pamela Anderson surely made a fortune for herself while starring in the popular TV show Baywatch. While not much is available about her income from her other projects, the actress was making $6.6 million during the later seasons of the show.

Pamela Anderson in Baywatch
Pamela Anderson in Baywatch

However, her lavish lifestyle and expenses put her in a lot of debt and she was even imposed with several liens for unpaid taxes. According to TMZ, she owed $259,395.75 in unpaid taxes in 2011, which were filed by IRS. The State of California also filed an additional $112,118.90 debt the same year.

Her total unpaid taxes amounted to over $370,000. Before that, she was imposed with another lien in 2009 for $1.7 and was even included in California’s 250 residents with the biggest tax debts in 2010. Later she married film producer Jon Peters in 2020.

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Jon Peters and Pamela Anderson
Jon Peters and Pamela Anderson

And their brief marriage ended only after 12 days. After this, Peters came out with the claim that the actress was in $200,000 debt during their marriage and that he paid off her debt for her. While she denied the claim, Anderson has admitted to receiving $100,000 from her ex-husband. She also claimed that they were never legally married.

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Pamela Anderson Had to Sell Her Essentials to Pay Off Debts

After starting as a model, Pamela Anderson went on to gain popularity with the portrayal of Casey Jean Parker in the TV show Baywatch. It has been reported that the actress has a taste for expensive things, whether it’s first-class travel, cars, gold, or properties. The Barb Wire actress reportedly bought a $1.8 million property in Malibu in 2000 and spent $8 million on its renovations.

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Hollywood actress Pamela Anderson
Hollywood actress Pamela Anderson

Anderson tried to sell it in 2013, but following several failed attempts, she put it on sale in the market for $7.75 million. According to Architectural Digest, she was finally able to sell the house for $11.8 million in 2021. After being surrounded by debts and unpaid taxes, Anderson decided to sell her essentials.

Things were so worse at one time that she had to move to a trailer in Malibu. However, after years of struggles, Anderson finally made herself financially stable. And over the years, she has grown her net worth to $20 million.

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Source: TMZ

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Laxmi Rajput is a writer at Fandomwire. She finished her Post Graduation in Broadcast Journalism and worked as a Business News writer for a year. But her interest in entertainment and pop culture compelled her to find a way towards Entertainment Journalism. She has worked across various fields and has 2 years of experience in content writing. She likes reading, music, movies, and traveling. She aspires to become a fiction writer in the future.