Robyn Dixon has a lot to be happy about. In addition to planning her second wedding for her longtime girlfriend Juan Dixon, the RHOP a star is going to build her dream home. This comes just a few years after Robyn lost the couple’s fortunes.
How Juan and Robyn Dixon lost their fortune
Juan and Robyn survived well from Juan’s NBA fortunes but it all came down in 2012. According to Robyn, she trusted a close friend of the couple, Earl Badu’s basketball teammate, to invest their money. Instead of investing the money, Badu apparently stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from the Dixons. Badu jumped to his death in suicide.
Robyn filed for bankruptcy, claiming she was $ 217,000 in debt and earning just about $ 2,000 a month Radar Online. Her debts included $ 1489,813 to a mortgage company, $ 28,372 in car payments, $ 16,577 to American Express, $ 10,871 to Discover, and about $ 3,000 to Bloomingdale’s.
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The bankruptcy came to an end in 2014. However, she had to enroll in credit counseling, in addition to paying $ 16,183 to the IRS in back taxes. Unfortunately, the Dixons lost their Maryland mansion and separated in the process.
Robyn has shown much guilt about losing his fortune RHOP, explaining that she was the one who chose to invest the money. She said Tbh Bravo in 2016:
“The pain and hurt I felt in 2012 was greater than any other injury I have ever felt. And while losing money created big problems for us, it was the lies and mischief that did the most damage. In addition to the devastation from loss of money and loss of friendship (he was even a groom at our wedding), I experienced the shock of my life when that same friend took his own life to avoid the consequences of his actions . This was truly the most difficult time of my life. “
Robyn Dixon, Bravotv.com
Juan and Robyn picked up the treasure and are now building the dream home
Robyn and Juan spent the last few years working hard to rebuild their finances. Although separated at the time, the couple began living together to save money. They were reducing and staying off budget.
Juan moved to coaching college basketball, eventually getting a head coaching position at Coppin State University. Robyn started appearing on it RHOP in 2013 and used the money raised from the show to start various business ventures, including buying and flipping homes. She now has a line of hats for sale online.
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The Dixon’s also reconciled and remarried in December 2019. Robyn revealed during the season 5 reunion that the couple are now building their dream home.
“We are definitely building a house. We’re just getting the permits so they’re going to break down very quickly, ”she said on part three of the reunion. “And then hopefully we’ll be done by May.”
Despite the progress, Robyn ran into a snag when the IRS hit her with a $ 90,000 bill. Juan made it clear that he would be responsible for paying Robyn. She now says that the debt is behind her.
Her future on display is unclear. Rumors are circulating that she has not been asked to return for season 6. Hopefully she has invested well to extend it beyond her time on the show.