You might not know how much some famous people have struggled all their lives and worked hard to build the roof over their heads. Yes! Let us glance into the history and find out some people who are counted as the richest today, but once were homeless and didn’t had a roof over their heads to hide themselves.
So Let’s Take A Look At 10 Rich And Famous People Who Were Once Homeless! Let’s look all those people have made a remark in the history.
1. Jim Carrey
This the name of the finest and renowned actor of the Hollywood. He had gone through wild experiences of being homeless in his early childhood. When his father lost his job, he and his family moved in a van. He had to give up his studies and work as a Janitor. With his determination and thirst of being at the top, he achieved success. Today his net value is $150 million.
2. Steve Jobs
An inspiration to millions of people all over the world, Steve Jobs lived a life where he used to sleep on the floor of his friend’s room. Now world knows him as a man of inspiration. He had co-founded Apple Incorporations and was counted among the richest persons of the world.
3. Jennifer Lopez
Today she had a net worth of $250 million. She is now a very popular music star of Hollywood, but she once used to sleep on the couch of her dance studio.
4. Daniel Craig
007- James bond is a well-known name in the movie world. Daniel was so poor that he used to sleep on the park benches during the early stage of his career.
5. Charlie Chaplin
This person had made the whole world laugh together even without uttering a single world. His famous quote was – “My pain could be a reason for people to laugh, but my laugh should not be a reason for other to cry”. He used to sleep on the streets of London in his early days. His father died when he was very young and his mother was often hospitalized. He didn’t lose hope and worked hard. No doubt his work has kept him alive to this very day.
6. Axl Rose
Today his net worth is $150 million. In his early days, he used to sleep on the floor of his friend’s room.
7. Michael Oher
The story of Michael Oher is considered as one of the most inspirational stories of the era. In the book ‘The Blind Side’, Michael Lewis wrote about the upbringing and early life of Michael Oher, how he experienced some really tough times. Today Michael Oher’s net worth is $300 million.
8. Sylvester Stallone
Sleeping in the bus stand area, he saw an ad displaying the need of the actor and paying $100 a day and took the chance. This is how he started his career and today he is one of the biggest names in Hollywood. He is the actor who starred in the hit action films like ‘Rambo’ and ‘The Expendables’. He had left no stones unturned to achieve what he thought he deserved.
9. Colonel Sanders
You may have seen him featured on the logo of KFC. Whenever you hear the name KFC, you tongue might get wet, right ? This man was poor and homeless. His father died when he was 5 and his mother remarried. Like many other stories, he and his father didn’t had a good tuning. He was constantly beaten up and abused. Also till his 40’s he didn’t own a house. This was a story of determined man.
10. David Letterman
This man today earns $50 million from his late night talk show alone. He is a great Hollywood television host and comedian. He used to sleep in 1973 Chevy-pickup 40 years back. His determination and perseverance had ultimately paid off!
These stories give us a hope and enlightenment. Things might be hard and it may seem like an end, but that’s when you have to shut you hopeless mind up and tell him that – “Picture Abhi Baaki Hai Mere Bhai! And turn the story into a whole new chapter of success. This was an inspirational read, isn’t it?