‘American Idol’ Randy Jackson’s Financial Problems Amid Health Concerns

'American Idol' Randy Jackson's Financial Problems Amid Health Concerns [Credit: YouTube]

American Idol alum Randy Jackson reportedly has financial problems. This comes amid the health concerns of the music producer. As TV Shows Ace previously reported, fans were shocked to see Randy when he made a recent appearance on the show’s 20th-anniversary special.

Randy Jackson looks “emaciated”

Last week, American Idol fans were concerned about Randy Jackson. They think he looks “emaciated” these days. It all happened when he made an appearance on the show’s anniversary. The 65-year-old expressed his gratitude for being back on the set.

He couldn’t believe how much things have changed. Randy made an appearance with his fellow former judge Paula Abdul. They both joined celebrity judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, and Luke Bryan. However, fans were more concerned about Randy’s health.

Randy Jackson On American Idol [Credit: YouTube]
[Credit: YouTube]
Some of them took to social media to share their thoughts. They couldn’t believe how much weight the record producer has lost. Randy changed his lifestyle around since leaving American Idol. He never revealed how much weight he lost over the years.

  • “Is Randy Jackson ok? He’s looking a bit emaciated.”
  • “Randy Jackson is so thin. I’m actually worried about him.”
  • “Is Randy Jackson ok? He doesn’t look like himself.”

Of course, this isn’t the first time that Randy has sparked concern. American Idol fans were previously worried about him in December 2021. Randy posted a photo of himself with legendary actor Anthony Hopkins at a restaurant. The two men met up with each other.

Randy Jackson Returns To American Idol [Credit: American Idol/YouTube]
[Credit: American Idol/YouTube]
Little did Randy know that his appearance would steal attention from Anthony Hopkins. Fans took to the comment section to talk about his slimmer appearance. Some didn’t even recognize him. Others wondered if he hiding a private health battle.

Randy says he was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. This led him to get a gastric bypass in 2003. Since then, he’s shed the weight and kept it off. Randy shared the details of his weight loss in his book, Body With Soul.

American Idol alum faced with financial problems

According to a new report, the former American Idol judge is dealing with financial struggles. This stems from his unpaid taxes. The Sun obtained the court records released from a clerk at the Los Angeles County Recorder’s office. They confirmed that Randy has an outstanding tax lien of $540,038 that was filed in California in 2016.

Randy dealt with other tax liens over the years, but they were either settled or released. There are no more details about Randy’s tax problems. He’s currently the bandleader on the FOX game show, Name That Tune, since his departure from American Idol. What are your thoughts on his reported financial struggles? Sound off below in the comment section.

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