Mekhi Phifer Files for Bankruptcy

Actor Mekhi Phifer has filed for bankruptcy.

The Divergent star, 39, listed debts of $1.3 million – with $1.2 million of that figure owed in back taxes. The rest of his debt, according to TMZ, which first reported the filing, includes $50,000 in legal fees and about $4,500 in back child support.

A Guide to Divergent's 8 Post-Apocalyptic Hot Guys

Hold tight, Divergent fans, we’re almost there. The highly anticipated adaptation of Veronica Roth’s young adult book comes out on Friday. Until then, we have a bevy of beautiful guys to help you wait it out.

While trailers for the film focus on Shailene Woodley battling a menacing Kate Winslet, they’re missing all the gorgeous men the five factions have to offer.

Mekhi Phifer: 'I'll Sleep When I'm Dead'

He’s just welcomed a new son with his fiancée, Oni Souratha, is premiering a new movie, and filming his full-time role on ER, but Mekhi Phifer shows no signs of slowing down.

“I figure I’ll sleep when I’m dead,” the 32-year-old Phifer joked to PEOPLE at the premiere of his latest film, This Christmas.

Mekhi Phifer Welcomes a Son

ERs Mekhi Phifer and his fiancée Oni Souratha have welcomed their first child together, his rep tells PEOPLE exclusively.

Mekhi Thira Phifer was born in Los Angeles on Tuesday at 6:47 a.m., and weighed 5 lbs., 4 oz.

“We are really happy and excited,” the couple tells PEOPLE. “He is beautiful.”

The boy joins Omikaye, the actor’s 8-year-old son from a previous relationship.

Mekhi Phifer and fiancee at Emmy Creative Arts Awards

Actor Mekhi Phifer, 32, and his fiancee, Oni Souratha, 34, arrive at the Emmy Creative Arts Awards this weekend. They are expecting their first child, a boy, together in November. The new baby will join Omikaye, 7, Mekhi’s son with ex-wife Malinda Williams.

Mekhi Phifer awaits second son

74182892_cbbActor Mekhi Phifer, 32, and his fiancee, Oni Souratha, 34, are expecting their first child together. a baby boy, in November. The new baby will join Omikaye, 7, Mekhi’s son with ex-wife Malinda Williams.

Source: People, June 25th issue

Mekhi and Omikaye Phifer at Hollywood Dads party

Actor Mekhi Phifer, 32, brings his son Omikaye, 7 1/2, and fiancee Oni Souratha to a party last evening celebrating the release of photographer Joyce Ostin’s new book, Hollywood Dads ($23). Omi’s mom is Mekhi’s ex-wife, actress Malinda Williams.

Justin's Passion for Fashion

Gwen Stefani and Jennifer Lopez, move over. There’s a new pop star turned designer in town. Justin Timberlake recently celebrated the launch of his new clothing line, William Rast, at Beverly Hills boutique Kitson. And he’s serious about being a designing man. “I didn’t want to come out with anything trendy,” the stylish singer – who sported a camouflage baseball hat, hunter-style jacket and jeans at the event – told us about the “lifestyle brand” of chic T-shirts and jeans he created with best friend Trace Ayala (and named after their grandfathers).

Mekhi Phifer

From Clockers to County General, actor Mekhi Phifer has seen his star rise over the past few years, appearing opposite Eminem in 8 Mile (and even getting a shout-out in the rapper’s hit “Lose Yourself”) and joining the cast of NBC’s Emmy-winning ER, where the New York-born actor plays the cocky Dr. Gregory Pratt.

In real life, Phifer, 28, plays proud papa to 3-year-old son Omikaye. The actor recently talked to PEOPLE about real-life medical professionals, plastic surgery – and that “funny smell” in hospitals.