These days, famous celebrities are always accompanied with great wealth. This is what they have acquired from working so hard in the industry. The big question now is, do you know that there are lots of popular and wealthy celebrities nowadays who are quite poor from the beginning. In this regard, here are the 10 richest celebrities who struggled in the past:
10. Demi Moore
She’s currently 52 years of age and she was born on November 11, 1962 in Roswell, New Mexico. Demi Moore has a very successful career in Hollywood. However, during her childhood year, she experienced living in a trailer park. Adding to the dilemma is her extremely alcoholic father.
9. Jim Carrey
This wealthy Canadian-American actor was born on January 17, 1962 in Newmarket, Canada. Currently, she’s 53 years old. When he was still a young boy, he and his family lived in a Camper van. And during his teenage years, he worked tirelessly in a tire factory.
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8. J.K. Rowling
This 50-year-old British novelist is currently enjoying her great wealth. However, before she acquired her wealth, she still suffered from extreme poverty. She struggled in paying the tuition fees of her children and putting some foods to eat on the table.
7. Mark Wahlberg
This rich celebrity was born on June 5, 1971 in Boston, Massachusetts and he’s currently 44 years old. At the age of 14, Mark stopped from going to school and joined local gangs in his place. In his desperation to acquire enough fortune, he tried doing some illegal things causing him to be imprisoned for 50 days.
6. Leonardo DiCaprio
This American actor has already reached the level of financial stableness. He was born on November 11, 1974 and he’s currently 40 years old. But before he became a famous actor in Hollywood, he had a lot of financial debts and he was involved in drug-related transactions.
5. Snoop Dogg
This 43-year-old American actor and rapper was born on October 20, 1971 in Long Beach, California. In his past life, he was involved in several illegal activities in order to earn enough money for his living like drug-related transactions. In fact, he already experienced being imprisoned many times.
4. Jay Z
The real name of this wealthy American entrepreneur, record producer, and rapper is Shawn Corey Carter. Currently, he’s 45 years old. In his past life however, his family found it hard to afford even bread. He was also involved in violence that happened in his neighborhood.
3. Justin Bieber
This 21-year-old Canadian songwriter and singer also experienced great poverty in his past life before he became extremely rich and popular in Hollywood. He used to be living in a house that was severely infested with cockroaches and rats. He even experienced going to bed without having a dinner.
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2. Halle Berry
This rich American actress was born on August 14, 1966 and she’s currently 49 years old. She experienced living in a homeless shelter. During her early 20’s, she decided to live in New York, and this was where she tried her luck in the modeling and acting industry.
1. Mariah Carey
This rich and famous American singer was born on March 27, 1970 in Huntington, New York and she’s currently 45 years of age. When she was still a young girl, her family cannot afford to buy her toys. However, everything has changed after she moved to New York.
These are the 10 richest celebrities who struggled in the past. Their stories will absolutely inspire you to do your best in life.