10 Celebrities Who Went from Rags to Riches

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A big portion of the adoring public thinks that the lives of the Hollywood stars they see on the big screen are all glitz and glamor. Big houses, shiny cars, and extravagant vacations come to mind. They get too blinded of the fact that quite a number of them have come from humble beginnings. Be surprised – and inspired, as well, by the stories of these 10 celebrities whose have come from rags to riches:

10. Hilary Swank

MTE4MDAzNDEwNzUyMzQxNTE4Hilary was raised in a trailer park.  At the young age of 9, she made her first ever appearance on stage on The Jungle Book. Her parents were separated when she was 15 and because of her mother’s support in her desire for acting, they moved to Los Angeles. There, they lived out in their car and sometimes even slept at friends’ homes until her mother was able to save enough money to be able to rent an apartment. But now, the stones have turned for the Academy-Award winning actress as she has now an estimated net worth of $40 million.


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