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Celebrities who were once homeless, Charlie Chaplin is part of the list

There are celebrities who are rich today but you don't know what they have gone through before coming successful.

Today you are going to learn about 5 celebrities who were once homeless

1. Michael Oher

Michael Jerome Oher is a former American football offensive tackle who played in the National Football League for eight seasons, primarily with the Baltimore Ravens. 

Michael grew up homeless most of his childhood in Memphis, Tenn. He saw the constant pattern of drugs, violence and homelessness and was determined to break that cycle for himself. He did that by staying positive and working to go to school and playing football.

2. Charlie Chaplin

Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin KBE was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film. He became a worldwide icon through his screen persona, The Tramp, and is considered one of the most important figures in the history of the film industry. 

He was 37. For a brief period, Hannah left the mental institution, but was institutionalized again and Charlie was homeless, desperate for food and shelter, until his brother Sydney returned from the British Navy to care for him. ... But as Charlie's talent developed, by the age of 21 he was a star.

3. Jim Carrey

James Eugene Carrey is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and artist. Known for his energetic slapstick performances, Carrey first gained recognition in 1990, after landing a recurring role in the American sketch comedy television series In Living Color. 

Comedian Jim Carrey once lived out of a VW camper van and in a tent on his sister's front lawn. According to the biography "Jim Carrey," the comedian dropped out of high school and lived in a VW bus with his family parked in different places throughout Canada.

4. Hilary Swank

Hilary Ann Swank is an American actress and film producer. Swank first became known in 1992 for her role on the television series Camp Wilder and made her film debut with a minor role in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. 

Academy Award-winning actress Hilary Swank lived in a car with her mother while they saved up for an apartment in Los Angeles. According to Time, Swank, who grew up in a trailer park, moved to California with her mother as a teenager to pursue a career in acting.

5. Halle Berry

Halle Maria Berry is an American actress. She began her career as a model and entered several beauty contests, finishing as the first runner-up in the Miss USA pageant and coming in sixth in the Miss World 1986. 

In 1989, Berry moved to New York City to pursue her acting ambitions. During her early time there, she ran out of money and had to live briefly in a homeless shelter.

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