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IN Celebrities ON 25 Sep, 2014
Did you know that acting legend and one of the richest actor Jim Carrey was once homeless?
As Microsoft founder and famous philanthropist Bill Gates once said and I quote "If you were born poor it's not your mistake, but if you die poor it is your mistake". It doesn't matter how tough situations are, if we try hard enough we can write our own success stories. We have collected some of the highly inspiring celebrity struggles which will make you feel really motivated to fight for your success.
Get up and move towards your goal and do not stop until you achieve it.
When Halle Berry first shifted to Chicago, she ran out of money. Her mother decided not to help her and Halle lived in homeless shelter. According to Halle, she was really inspired by the things which she faced during this time.
The comedian dropped out of the school and lived in VW buses and his family parked in different places of the city. Jim recalls that these were the times when he developed his sense of humor.
The co-founder of Canada's biggest coffee chain was homeless once because of his drinking problem. Later, he opened a coffee shop called second cup. It went on to become the biggest coffee chain with over 360 branches in Canada.
When Suze came to Berkeley, California, she was living in a van. Now, she has published many bestsellers for the NewYork times.
007 actor, Daniel Craig slept many times at park benches when he was a struggling actor.
Gardner lived on the streets with his son before becoming a business tycoon. Gardner's childhood was marked with several struggles like poverty, domestic violence, etc. He was selected for a training program which changed his life.
Michael Oher, American Football offensive tackle faced many struggles while he was growing up. He was adopted by a rich family and he started playing football in University of Mississippi.
Ella, famous singer was abused by her step father when her mother died. She even worked with mafia for some time. She was sent to school but she ran from there. She debuted from Apollo Theater in 1934 and her voice won many hearts after that.
Harry Houdini was the greatest magician of all times. Harry and his family was so poor that Harry used to panhandle on the streets of New York . At 17, he started his career as professional magician.
Charlie Chaplin's father died and her mother was in mental hospital, So he had to take care of his mother and his younger brother. Both of his parents were in show business and he decided to follow in their shoes. We all know what Charlie Chaplin turned out to be. Feel free to share.