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Top 10 Celebrities Who Were Once Homeless

These celebrities have been homeless at some points in their lives. In spite of this tough time, these Hollywood movie moguls never gave up their hope and dream. With strong belief, dedication and commitment, they could reach their greatest goals. Below is a list of 10 successful actors and actresses who were once homeless.
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1. Jennifer Lopez

At the age of 18, Jennifer Lopez wanted to pursue her career in a dance, but she was objected by her mother and was kicked out of her home and had nowhere to sleep but in the dance studio. Only a few months later, she was offered a dancing job in Europe and even won a national dancing competition on the popular TV series In Living Color as one of the “Fly Girls.”

1. Jennifer Lopez

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Name: Jennifer Lopez
Place of Birth: Castle Hill, New York City, New York, United States
Date of Birth: July 24, 1969
Occupation: Singer, actress, dancer, fashion designer, author, producer, and television personality
Estimated Net Worth: $320 million (as of 2014)
More info: Wikipedia

2. Chris Pratt

This famous actor used to live both in a van and a tent on the beach in Hawaii. Chris Pratt quit school when he was 17 years old and started to work as a coupon seller. Christ hard life was completely changed after an actress invited him to be in her directorial debut.
2. Chris Pratt
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Name: Chris Pratt
Place of Birth: Virginia, Minnesota, United States
Date of Birth: June 21, 1979
Occupation: Actor
Estimated Net Worth: $30 Million
More info: Wikipedia

3. Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey used to live in a tent and a camper van moving from places to places in Canada during the difficult financial time of his family. He dropped out of school at the age of 16, and began to work as a stand-up comic in order to help support his family. Despite the challenges, Jim Carrey never gave up his hope, and he always stayed strong and moved forwards until he have achieved his goal.

3. Jim Carrey

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Name: Jim Carrey
Place of Birth: Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
Date of Birth: January 17, 1962
Occupation: Actor, stand-up comedian, screenwriter, and film producer
Estimated Net Worth: $150 Million
More info: Wikipedia

4. Daniel Craig

This James Bond actor was not from a rich family. He used to work as a waiter and sleep on a park bench occasionally. With hard work, strong belief and commitment, Daniel Craig has become one of the top.

4. Daniel Craig

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Name: Daniel Craig
Place of Birth: Chester, Cheshire, England
Date of Birth: March 02, 1968
Occupation: Actor
Estimated Net Worth: $45 Million
More info: Wikipedia

5. Halle Berry

Without any money or a place to stay, Halle Berry’s life became even more difficult after moving to Chicago in pursuit of her acting job, and eventually found herself in a shelter for the homeless in New York. Experiencing this hard time, she learned a lot of how to look after herself. Her life changes gradually from being a homeless to one of the top celebrities these days.

5. Halle Berry

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Name: Halle Berry
Place of Birth: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Date of Birth: August 14, 1966
Occupation: Actress
Estimated Net Worth: $70 Million
More info: Wikipedia

6. Harry Houdini

When Harry Houdini was 8 years old, he worked as a newsboy and shoe polisher. He sometimes begged people for coins on the streets. At the age of 12, he was away from home and alone. But, his life changed surprisingly when he turned 17 with his greatest magic performance.

6. Harry Houdini

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Name: Harry Houdini
Place of Birth: Budapest, Hungary
Date of Birth: March 24, 1874
DiedOctober 31, 1926, Detroit, Michigan, United States
Occupation: Stage magician, escapologist, stunt performer, actor, historian, film producer, pilot, and debunker
Estimated Net Worth: $500 Thousand
More info: Wikipedia

7. Hilary Swank

A trailer park girl, Hilary Swank, used to live in a car and an empty house with her mother. At the age of 30, Hilary won 2 Oscars, and she has an estimated net worth of $40 million.

7. Hilary Swank

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Name: Hilary Swank
Place of Birth: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Date of Birth: July 30, 1974
Occupation: Actress and producer
Estimated Net Worth: $40 Million
More info: Wikipedia

8. Charlie Chaplin

When Charlie Chaplin was 10 years old, his father died, and his mother needed to stay in a mental hospital. This was the toughest time for Chaplin’s life because he was all alone with no place to stay or any relatives to help him out. He had to sleep on the roads and looked for food on his own. What he could do was to look for refuge in comedy until he became the first world’s greatest comedian.

8. Charlie Chaplin
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Name: Charlie Chaplin
Place of Birth: Walworth, London, United Kingdom
Date of Birth: April 16, 1889
DiedDecember 25, 1977, Corsier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland
Occupation: Actor, director, composer, screenwriter, producer, and editor
Estimated Net Worth: $50 Million
More info: Wikipedia

9. Michael Oher

Before Michael Oher has got these achievements, he once went through a lot of hardships in his life. This NFL star used to be homeless, but later he was adopted by a family at the age of 16.

9. Michael Oher

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Name: Michael Oher
Place of Birth: Memphis, Tennessee
Date of Birth: May 28, 1986
Occupation: NFL football player with the Baltimore Ravens
Estimated Net Worth: $20 Million
More info: Wikipedia

10. Ella Fitzgerald

At the age of 15, Ella Fitzgerald’s life was in the worst situations. She was homeless; lost her mother; abused by her stepfather and even joined the mafia. Overcoming these hardships with dedications and strong belief in life, she won 13 Grammy Awards. She is also one of the world’s most well-known and beloved jazz singers of all time.

10. Ella Fitzgerald

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Name: Ella Fitzgerald
Place of Birth: Newport News, Virginia, United States
Date of Birth: April 25, 1917
DiedJune 15, 1996, Beverly Hills, California, United States
Occupation: Musician, and actress
Estimated Net Worth: $10 Million
More info: Wikipedia