20 Celebrities That Were Once Homeless Before Their Big Break



Celebrities seem to live a life full of fame and fortune that are almost coveted by their fans. They put on the appearance that they have a lot money, cars and designer clothes. However, for some they weren’t always that lucky and actually struggled financially and some were even homeless. However, with dedication, hard work and a little bit of luck they were able to overcome most of their struggles. Check out the list below to find out which celebrities found themselves homeless before making their dreams become a reality.

Shania Twain

As a young girl, Shania Twain and her family lived in a homeless shelter. In order to help support her family, Twain began singing in bars at the age of eight.

William Shatner

William Shatner ended up living in his truck after appearing in the Star Trek series.

Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson’s home in Los Angeles burned down the first day she moved from Texas. Clarkson ended up sleeping in her car before appearing on American Idol.

David Letterman

In the mid 1970’s, David Letterman lived out of his truck until he landed a comedian writing gig for Jimmie Walker.