All of us love the lives of celebrities, surrounded by so many fans and the extreme richness, we all dream to live their lives. However, not many of us know that some celebrities were not this lucky when they were born. Some of them have had rough childhood, and it is only their determination, efforts, and luck that got them where they are today. Click through to see the celebrities who have the success stories from rags to riches to tell:
Today, she is the richest TV celebrity and owns her own media empire, but circumstances were not always good in her life. She has had a real rough childhood, as she was born to unmarried parents. At the age of fourteen, she gave birth to a child because of sexual abuse, and the infant died shortly after birth. Many other sad happenings took place in her life, which only made her strong.
We all have seen Jim Carrey laughing and doing stupid things on screen, but not many of us know that he barely had any reasons to laugh in his real life while he was growing up. He and his family lived in a trailer and he had to leave his school because of monetary issues. Later, he worked as a gatekeeper and used to perform comedy acts to earn money. In spite of all the hardships, his courage and determination made him one of the best comedians in the film industry.
Leonardo Di Caprio
Leonardo Di Caprio witnessed odd times before he got his life-changing break. When he moved to Hollywood to pursue his dream, poverty and the company of shady characters, criminals, overshadowed his dreams for some time. According to him, it is the hard times and the good upbringing of his parents that enabled him to fight all odds and emerge as a successful man.
The renowned rapper and an entrepreneur as we know him today, Jay-Z in his teens by ill fate fell into drugs and crime when he was a teen. With his determination, he managed to come over all odds.
Now, a five-time Grammy winner Celine Dion has risen up from sheer poverty. She grew up in a family wherein her parents had to struggle much in order to provide all the members even the basic needs of life.
The idea behind mentioning past hardships of celebrities is to motivate people. People should believe in themselves and work hard to rise above the odds in their lives.