Most Americans, and young people in particular, waste their money on food. But with seven albums and a Grammy win under his belt, pop star Justin Bieber is worth approximately $225 million, so he can afford to waste his money in more exciting ways.
While the singer has used his fortune to purchase his fair share of houses and cars, he's also spent a chunk of it bailing himself out of trouble.
According to an upcoming episode of CNBC's "The Filthy Rich Guide," which takes an in-depth look at Bieber's run-ins with the law, the pop star has paid a "swagger tax" of at least $141,600 to deal with the costly consequences of his mistakes.
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Actor and comedian Bill Cosby is seen in this booking photo released by State Correctional Institute Phoenix in Collegeville, Pennsylvania, U.S., September 26, 2018. SCI Phoenix/Pennsylvania Department of Corrections/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY.
Actor and comedian Bill Cosby is seen in this booking photo released by Montgomery County Correctional Facility, Pennsylvania, U.S., September 25, 2018. Courtesy Montgomery County Correctional Facility/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY.
In this handout photo provided by the Ventura County Sheriffs Office, actress Heather Locklear is seen in a police booking photo after her arrest on charges of suspicion of domestic battery and assaulting a peace officer February 25, 2018 in Ventura, California. Police were called to Locklears Thousand Oaks home after reports of a domestic battery. Locklear was released after posting bail. (Photo by Ventura County Sheriffs Office via Getty Images)
In this handout image provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office, actress Amanda Bynes is seen in a police booking photo April 6, 2012 in West Hollywood, California. Bynes was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. (Photo by Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)
In this handout photo provided by Miami-Dade Police Department, pop star Justin Bieber poses for a booking photo at the Miami-Dade Police Department on January 23, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Justin Bieber was charged with drunken driving, resisting arrest and driving without a valid license after Miami Beach Police found the pop star street racing on Thursday morning. (Photo by Miami-Dade Police Department via Getty Images)
This composite image compares the six booking photos of actress Lindsay Lohan. (Photos by Santa Monica Police Department, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department via Getty Images)
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50 Cent (Curtis Jackson) has his mug shot taken while serving time in a New York State Department of Correctional Services shock incarceration program on August 23 1994 in New York NY. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archive/Getty Images)
In this booking photo provided by the City of Atlanta Department of Corrections, actress Reese Witherspoon, real name Laura Jeanne Witherspoon, poses in a booking photo on April 19, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. Witherspoon was charged with disorderly conduct after her husband, Jim Toth, was arrested for driving while intoxicated. (Photo by City of Atlanta Department of Corrections via Getty Images)
A mug shot of actor Robert Downey, Jr. is taken on April 24, 2001 in Culver City, CA. The actor was arrested by officers of the Culver City Police Department for being under the influence of a controlled substance. (Photo by Liaison)
In this handout photo provided by the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office, actor Nicolas Cage is seen in a booking photo April 16, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Cage was arrested April 16, 2011 and charged with domestic abuse, disturbing the peace and public drunkenness. (Photo by Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)
In this photo released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on August 28, 2010, Paris Hilton is pictured in a police booking photo in Las Vegas, Nevada. According to reports, Hilton and her boyfriend Cy Waits were arrested late Friday night after being stopped on the Las Vegas Strip in a black Cadillac Escalade by a police motorcycle officer who smelled marijuana smoke coming from the vehicle driven by Waits. Hilton was charged with suspicion of felony cocaine possession after police found a small amount of cocaine in her purse. Waits charged with driving under the influence. (Photo by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via Getty Images)
In this handout provided by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD), Peter Hernandez, a Hip-Hop performer whose stage name is 'Bruno Mars' poses for a mug shot photo after he was arrested at the Clark County Detention Center September 19, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hernandez was charged with possession of a controlled substance after officers found him with 2.6 grams of cocaine at the Hard Rock, Las Vegas. (Photo by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via Getty Images)
In this handout provided by the Palm Beach County Jail, Rapper Vanilla Ice, also known as Robert Van Winkle poses for his mugshot after being arrested on burglary charges on February 18, 2015 in Lantana, Florida. Police arrested him for taking various items from a residential home in Florida. (Photo by Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)
In this handout image provided by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office, Singer Michael Jackson is shown in a mug shot after he was booked on multiple counts for allegedly molesting a child November 20, 2003 in Santa Barbara, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
In this handout photo provided by the Glendale City Police Department , actor Kiefer Sutherland poses for his mugshot photo at Glendale City Jail December 5, 2007 in Glendale City, California. Sutherland, 40, reported to the facility to serve a 48-day sentance after pleading guilty to a second drunk driving offense. (Photo by Glendale City Police Department via Getty Images)
Nicole Richie is pictured In this image provided by the Glendale Police Department December 11, 2006 in Glendale, California. Richie was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence early Monday in Burbank, California after she was allegedly driving the wrong way on the 134 freeway. (Photo by Glendale Police Department via Getty Images)
In this booking photo provided by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Office, Samantha Ronson poses for a mug shot August 1, 2011 in Barstow, California. Ronson was arrested for DUI after being pulled over for speeding near Baker, California. (Photo by San Bernardino County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)
Natasha Lyonne appears in a Miami-Dade jail mug shot taken as she is booked August 28, 2001 after she was arrested in the early morning of August 27, 2001 and charged with DUI and leaving the scene of an accident after she crashed her rental car into a road sign in Miami Beach, Florida. Lyonne starred in the recently released film, 'American Pie 2.' (Photo by Getty Images)
In this handout image provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, actress Mischa Barton poses for her mug shot December 27, 2007. Barton was arrested driving under the influence overnight. (Photo by Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department via Getty Images)
In this police mug shot from the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office, musician Kid Rock, or Robert J. Ritchie, poses for a mug shot October 21. 2007 in DeKalb County, Georgia. Kid Rock was arrested in the early morning of October 21 after a fight at a Waffle House restaurant in DeKalb County. (Photo by DeKalb County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)
In this Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department booking photo, actor Mel Gibson has his police mug shot taken July 28, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. Gibson was arrested July 28, 2006 for drunk driving after he was caught speeding and had a blood alcohol reading of 0.12 percent according to authorities. (Photo by Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department via Getty Images)
In this handout photo provided by the Wood County Sheriff's Department, actress Daryl Hannah is seen in a police booking photo October 4, 2012 in Quitman, Texas. Hannah was arrested while protesting the Keystone XL oil pipeline October 4, 2012 in Winnsboro, Texas. She was reportedly charged with criminal trespassing and resisting arrest. Hannah was released on bond. (Photo by Wood County Sheriff's Department via Getty Images)
In this handout photo provided by the Las Vegas Police Department, former football player O.J. Simpson poses for a mugshot photo September 16, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Simpson was arrested at the Palms hotel in connection with an alleged armed robbery in a hotel room at the Palace Hotel. He is accused of being part of a raid on sport memorabilia belonging to a dealer. (Photo by Las Vegas Police Department via Getty Images)
In this handout image provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, actress Michelle Rodriguez poses for her mug shot photo after she checked into the Los Angeles Century Regional Detention Facility December 23, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. Rodriguez is sentanced for a 180 days prison term for a probation violation in a hit-and-run case. (Photo by Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department via Getty Images)
In this mugshot picture released by the Miami Beach Police Dept., Actor Jeffrey Donovan is seen. Donovan, an actor onthe television show 'Burn Notice' was arrested on the suspicion of drunken driving after being pulled over July 12, 2009 and failing a field sobriety test. (Photo by Miami Beach Police Dept. via Getty Images)
In this handout photo provided by the Broward County Sheriff's Office, Chad Johnson is seen in a police booking photo at Broward County Sheriff's Office on August 11, 2012 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Johnson was arrested on a domestic violence charge following accusations that he had head-butted his wife. (Photo by Broward County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)
In this photo made available by the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department June 4, 2007, Paris Hilton is seen in her booking photo. (Photo by Los Angeles Sheriff's Department via Getty Images)
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In 2013, Bieber's pet capuchin monkey, Mally, was seized by the German government when the singer attempted to bring him into the country without the correct paperwork during a tour.
Bieber was forced to leave the monkey behind and ended up paying $10,700 in fines and costs for care at the local animal shelter. Mally was later moved to Serengeti Park in northern Germany, where he found a new home with a family of other capuchins.
In 2014, Bieber was accused of egging a neighbor's house. The neighbor pressed charges, and the star was forced to pay $80,900 in restitution. The over $20,000 worth of damage could have been charged as a felony, but Bieber pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor to avoid letting the situation escalate, the L.A. Times reports.
His neighbor later demanded $1 million for pain and suffering, emotional distress and property damage. In addition to the egging incident, the neighbor alleged that Bieber repeatedly threatened and harassed him.
As part of a plea deal to settle the case, the singer donated $50,000 to a youth charity, "Our Kids." According to CNN, the deal mandated that Bieber complete 12 hours of anger management counseling and attend a program that teaches about the impact of drunken driving on victims, in addition to making the donation.
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Canadian pop megastar Justin Bieber (C) plays basketball with a young survivor of Super Typhoon Haiyan in Palo, Leyte province on December 10, 2013. Pop megastar Justin Bieber sang to and played basketball with young survivors of the Philippines' deadliest typhoon on December 10 after he flew into the disaster zone to boost an international relief effort. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 27: The winner of Champ of Charity singer Justin Bieber (L) and singer Cody Simpson onstage at the 2014 Young Hollywood Awards brought to you by Samsung Galaxy at The Wiltern on July 27, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The Young Hollywood Awards will air on Monday, July 28 8/7c on The CW. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for Variety)
The "Baby" singer headed straight to the salon for a new makeover ... this time going blonde! (Instagram)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 23: Justin Bieber attends a VMA Pre-Party hosted by Chris Brown & Pia Mia featuring Bera on August 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JAN 17: General view of a Justin Bieber for Calvin Klein Billboard located on Houston Street on January 17, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Tomas/IMAGES/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 15: Singer Justin Bieber arrives at Omnia Nightclub at Caesars Palace to celebrate his birthday on the nightclub's opening weekend on March 15, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 07: Singer Justin Bieber attends the 17th NRJ Music Awards ceremony at Palais des Festivals on November 7, 2015 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 18: Justin Bieber and Corey Gamble are seen in Beverly Hills, Ca on January 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Light Brigade/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)