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10 Rich And Famous People Who Were Once Homeless

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10 Rich And Famous People Who Were Once Homeless

They are rich and famous today, but it wasn’t the same for them in the past. They worked hard to achieve their fulfill their dreams and to become what they always wanted to be. Once they didn’t even had roof above their heads and now they are one of the richest and famous personalities in the whole world. This is our list of 10 rich and famous people who were once homeless.

1. Colonel Sanders

You maybe don’t know him, but you guys know about KFC right? Colonel Sanders is the founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken. Before KFC, Colonel Sanders was really poor and homeless. His father died when he was 5 years old and his mother remarried. He left his house because of his stepfather’s constant beating and abuse. He didn’t even had his own house until he was forty years old.

2. David Letterman

David Letterman is one of the most influential and rich television host and comedian in the whole world. He makes an estimated $50 million from his famous late-night television talk show alone. It wasn’t the same for him 40 years back, when he used to live in his 1973 Chevy pickup.

3. Jim Carrey

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 20: Jim Carrey attends a photocall for "Dumb and Dumber To" on November 20, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)
Jim Carrey is without any doubt one of the funniest actor in Hollywood and with a net worth of $150 million, he is very rich too. During the early years of his life, he had to go through some really hard time. When he was fifteen his father lost his job and the whole family had to move to a van and Jim left school and started working as a janitor to support his family.

4. Jennifer Lopez

One of the most famous and admired music star Jennifer Lopez has an estimated net worth of $250 million. During the early days of her career, she used to sleep on a sofa in her dance studio.

5. Steve Jobs

This guy is my inspiration, if any of you don’t know who this guy is, he is the co-founder of Apple company (Company which make iPhone’s, iPad’s, Mac-books and many other products). One of the richest people was broke and homeless during his college days, he used to sleep on the floor in his friend’s room. He used to walk 7 miles every Sunday night to get good meal at Hare Krishna temple.

6. Sylvester Stallone

If you’re a fan of Hollywood movies, there is no chance you don’t know who this guy is. The face of movies like Rocky, Rambo and The Expendables. One of the most successful and rich actor in Hollywood history once spent 3 weeks sleeping at a bus station. And that is where, he saw an ad for adult film that was paying $100 a day.

7. Axl Rose

The famous rock star used to sleep at his friend’s floor and now his estimated net worth is about $150 million.

8. Michael Oher

Michael Oher story is one of the most touching and inspirational of all. His story is the inspiration behind the best selling book : The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game and the film The Blind Side (which grossed over $300 million BTW).

9. Daniel Craig

The current James Bond earn million of dollars from his James Bond movies. He used to sleep on park benches when he was an struggling actor.

10. Charlie Chaplin

The one of the most famous actor of all time in the whole world. His father died when he was young and his mother was often hospitalized in asylums and Charlie used to work and sleep on the streets of London.

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