Rags to Riches: 20 Stars Who Found Major Success After Growing Up Poor

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As glam as their lives may be now, not all celebrities grew up with fame & fortune ready and waiting for them. In fact, some had parents that were forced to take on multiple jobs to make ends meet, or even live on the street!

Thankfully, all of the below people managed to not only get by, but also to triumph above poverty. Here’s a gallery of 20 success stories of celebs who found success after growing up poor: