The Partridge Family star declared himself broke in February (15) and began legal proceedings to manage his debts, which are estimated to have reached $10 million (£6.3 million).

He was ordered to sell off his luxury mansion in Fort Lauderdale in a ruling from a federal bankruptcy court, and the six-bedroom house went under the hammer on Wednesday (09Sep15).

The property reportedly sold for a winning bid of $1.8 million.

Cassidy is believed to have bought the estate for $1.1 million (£687,500) in 2001.