Top 10 rich celebrities who are actually dirt poor before all the fame. Becoming a success in Hollywood is considered the longest of long shots for your average Joe and Jane.
Of course some stars were born into rich families with influence, which gave them an advantage but most actors, musicians and personalities are forced to work hard, struggle for recognition and often survive through a virtually penniless existence.
Some celebs will tell you they ate macaroni and cheese for months at a time in their tiny apartments while some didn’t have an apartment at all, living homeless until they caught their big break.
Life is tough and life isn’t kind to all of us. On a daily basis people lose their jobs, and their homes but still most of the times those who overcome the hard times when chasing their dreams are those who succeed.
Before becoming a famous actor, before he was Rocky …Sylvester Stallone had to sleep in a bus station for a few weeks, and he even had to shoot an adult movie to raise some money.
Before becoming J-Lo, she was just an 18 year old dancer with big dreams. She was so determined to succeed that she left her home, even though her mom wanted her to stay and go to college. To get by, she slept in the dance studio. In the end her perseverance paid off.
Before becoming “James Bond”, Daniel Craig was young and struggling actor and he had to sleep on park benches. Even James Bond had hard times in his life guys!
When he was young his father died and his mother suffered a mental breakdown, so he had to live in the streets of London, he had to suffer a lot before becoming the legend, Charlie Chaplin.
The legendary CEO of Apple was homeless during his college years. He didn’t have a dorm room, so he used to sleep on the floor in friends room. He used to return Coke bottles for the 5-cent deposits to buy food with, and he would walk seven miles across the town every Sunday night to get one good meal at the Hare Krishna temple.
In the end all of us go through hard times, as there is no easy way to success. But it’s exactly those hard times that shape our destiny. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength. So remember NEVER GIVE UP.