- Before these stars graced red carpets, stages, and film screens across the country, they were homeless.
- These inspiring rags-to-riches stories go to show that even the direst of situations can turn around.
- Here are 20 incredible stories of rich and famous people who were once homeless and turned misfortune into great success.
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Rags-to-riches stories don’t just happen in the movies.
Some of the world’s richest and most successful people didn’t start off that way — they spent nights sleeping on the streets, in their cars, or on friends’ couches. Some of these celebrities read more >>>