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Here Are The Top 10 Celebrities You Don’t Know Were Homeless Before Becoming Rich

One could never have imagined that these stars were homeless before being known. Among all the celebrities, there are some who have not always been rich and have not had the chance to be touched by other people to become what they are now … Let’s discover together the 10 stars who were homeless before becoming rich.

1- Halle Berry

Successful actress and sex symbol of international fame, the star did not have an easy life when she decided to start her career in Hollywood. Her mother did not agree with this choice, so Halle decided to leave the house at the age of 21 and went to a shelter for the homeless before getting her first contracts.

2- Jennifer Lopez

Everyone knows the modest origins of JLo. The singer and actress does not miss any opportunity to recall him, even in his songs. To try her luck in Hollywood, Jennifer had to argue with her father who kicked her at the age of 18. So the star was forced to sleep with her friends or those who welcomed her.

3- Sylvester Stallone

The actor is the symbol of America where dreams can become reality. After being evicted from his apartment, he was for some time a homeless person. He was sleeping in the bus stations of New York and in the meantime he was trying to pass auditions. The first audition marked was for a porn film called “The Party at Kitty and Stud’s”, in 1970. With the money earned, he got back on his feet and tried to enter Hollywood.

4- Jim Carrey

The actor is known for his humor, but he has not always had an easy life. At the age of 16, he dropped out of school to care for his seriously ill mother. Soon after, his family was forced to leave the house and sleep on their Volkswagen bus.

5-  Daniel Craig


Before becoming James Bond and bringing down millions of women at his feet, the actor spent a very simple period, sleeping on the benches of London while waiting for work offers that would have changed his life.

6- Steve Harvey

The actor became famous in the United States lived in his Ford 1976 for three years. One can understand where his strong personality comes from.

7- Chris Gardner

The multi millionaire has also been homeless for a long time. His life even inspired the film of Will Smith “In the pursuit of happiness”.

8- Lil Kim

Driven from the house by her father, Kim was homeless in Brooklyn.

9-  Jean-Claude Van Damme

Professor of fitness in Brussels, Van Damme abandons everything to live out his passion. He then flies to Los Angeles. Quickly running out of money, he sleeps for a while on the benches of the city of angels.

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10- Djimon Hounsou

The “Blood Diamond” star was homeless in Paris during his teenage years.


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