Mike Sorrentino, a television celebrity, owes $2.3 million in taxes. According to court records, the Jersey Shore actor has failed to repay his IRS arrears from 2010 to 2016. In April of this year, Sorrentino was charged with a tax lien and his publicist indicated that he is working hard to pay off his debts.
BAD SITUATION Jersey Shore’s Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino owes $2.3M in unpaid taxes 3 years after jail time for tax evasion https://t.co/qw0MdVHf9U
— Jessica Finn (@JessicaFinnNYC) June 24, 2022
Mike Sorrentino’s net worth
From 2009 to 2012, he was known as The Situation and appeared on six seasons of the MTV reality show Jersey Shore. In 2018, he returned to the franchise with Jersey Shore: Family Vacation. The 39-year-old’s worth is estimated at around $300,000 by CelebrityNetWorth. Mike has amassed a hefty fortune through his profession in the entertainment industry.
After Jersey Shore’s popularity, he was paid $150,000 for each episode, and his net worth was estimated at $10 million at the time. However, he made several bad investments and failed to pay taxes, reducing his net worth to $300,000. Mike and Lauren Pesce paid $1.8 million for a 9,800-square-foot home in Holmdel, New Jersey. There are seven bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, an observation deck, fireplace, hot tub, and courtyard on the property. In September 2014, Sorrentino was charged with tax evasion for failing to pay $8.9 million in taxes. According to his counsel, he and his brother Marc S Corporation formed that failed to record revenue.
In April 2017, Sorrentino and his brother were charged with a number of additional offences. Tax evasion and structuring bank deposits to get around the notification thresholds were among them. Mike Sorrentino pleaded guilty to tax evasion in January 2018 and was sentenced to eight months in prison in October of that year. He was sentenced to two years’ probation and 500 hours of community service. He was then sent to the Federal Correctional Institution in New York in January 2019 and released in September of the same year.
All about Mike Sorrentino
Sorrentino rose to fame as a cast member on the MTV reality show Jersey Shore. He later appeared as a guest on several TV shows such as The Jay Leno Show, The Howard Stern Show and The Ellen DeGeneres Show, among others. In 2011, he appeared on Season 11 of Dancing with the Stars and served as a judge on the online series New Stage. In March 2011, he was featured in Comedy Central’s Roast of Donald Trump, followed by a brief appearance on the ABC series Suburgatory in February 2012.
Mike Sorrentino continued to appear on reality series such as The Choice, Celebrity Big Brother and Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Series. In 2016, he appeared in Season 9 of Worst Cooks in America. In the 2018 remake, Jersey Shore: Family Vacation, he reunited with Jersey Shore castmates. He was the main cast member for the first two seasons.