Take a look at these stars who came from humble beginnings and they are rocking it for several years on the big screen, tv shows and much more! Read on to discover everything about these stars!
Today you see them as huge and successful celebrities but they didn't have it easy. All of them started from nothing and grew up as famous celebrities that we all admire.
It’s true that becoming successful in life is easier when you’re born in a privileged position with money and contacts behind you. But that doesn’t mean success is impossible if you come from a humble background.
Cardi B is one of the hottest artists at the moment, having catapulted to international stardom in recent years after releasing smash hits. Born Belcalis Almánzar in Manhattan, Cardi B grew up in the Bronx. After being fired from her job at a supermarket when she was a teenager, she began stripping to make money.
Her mom had kicked her out of the house and she had nowhere to live but with an abusive boyfriend. Eventually, she began to gain publicity and eventually landed a spot on the VHI show Love & Hip Hop: New York.
2- Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj was born in Trinidad and Tobago before moving to Queens, New York. Her father was an addict who even burned down the family house on one occasion. After school, Minaj dreamed of becoming an actress but worked as a waitress to make ends meet.
3- Zayn Malik
Before auditioning for The X Factor, Malik lived in Bradford, a town in West Yorkshire. He comes from a working-class family and was planning on studying to become an English teacher before landing a spot in the band.
4- Sarah Jessica Parker
The actress has revealed that she was mostly given what she needed, but sometimes the family’s power was cut out due to the fact that the bills had not been paid. Parker concentrated on her passion for the arts until it helped her reach the big time.
5- Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio has established himself as one of the world’s greatest actors. As a child, he moved all over L.A. while his mother worked several jobs to support him. He attended public school, which he hated, and initially struggled to find an agent.