10 Popular Female Celebrities Who Were Once Homeless

Many people assume that celebrities have always lived a blessed life – fancy cars, big houses, the nicest clothes, eating wherever they want, personal trainers, bottle service – it all seems like it comes naturally to the rich and famous, but it’s always interesting to hear about where they came from. Many celebrities actually led really tough lives before they made it big, and their stories are incredibly inspirational. This list is a compilation of ten different women who are now famous celebrities, but used to be homeless.

Natasha Lyonne

Natasha Lyonne is best known for her role in the American Pie films, but her life wasn’t always so glamorous. After those films were released, she went through a really bad time in her life – she was addicted to heroine, contracted Hepatitis C, and was homeless for awhile. She seems to have recovered though, and acted on the show Orange Is The New Black, which has been very popular and successful.


Sonique isn’t exceptionally popular in North America, but she is in her home country; England. She was homeless for awhile when her mother decided to leave her to return to Trinidad.