The "8 Mile" star claimed that he had about $67,000 in assets and is burdened by $1.2 million in back taxes, $50,000 in lawyer bills and $4,500 in unpaid child support, the site said, citing court documents.
Phifer, 39, has two sons, Omikaye, 15, and Mekhi, 6. Omikaye is from his first marriage to actress
In April 2013, he wed Reshelet Barnes at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills.
The filing reportedly indicates that Phifer spends about $11,600 monthly while bringing in only about $7,500 per month.
The filing comes as a bit of a surprise, given his recurring role in Showtime's
The film, an adaptation of Veronica Roth's young adult trilogy, has already earned upward of $250 million worldwide and will get a sequel, in which Phifer is slated to reprise his role as Max.