15 Celebrities Who Went From Rags to Riches

Image: SAF/Splash

Chrissy Metz

Most of us, whether we care to admit it or not, love to observe (maybe even obsess over) the extravagant lives of the rich and famous. However, it doesn't always occur to us that not all of them came from the easiest of situations when they were growing up. 


As a matter of fact, a lot of the celebrities we love made it out of some pretty difficult circumstances before gaining the money and status that we associate them with today.

Here are 15 celebrities that came from very humble beginnings.