Homeless to Hollywood: 25 Famous Celebrities Who Slept on the Streets


A lot of celebrities tout having started at the bottom before their rise to fame, but these 33 stars are truly inspiring.

1. Halle Berry

Before making it big, Halle Berry was a struggling actress in New York City and briefly stayed in a homeless shelter when her cash ran out.

2. A$AP Rocky

At age 15, rapper A$AP Rocky was bouncing around from homeless shelter to homeless shelter with his mom and sister, supporting himself by selling drugs.

3. Jim Carrey

As a child, funny man Jim Carrey’s family spent a period of time living out of their van. Carrey even quit school at 15 to support his family while working as a janitor.