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Celebrities That Went From Rags To Riches: Selena Gomez, Jim Carrey, Mila Kunis, And More!

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We all love inspiring Rags to Riches stories, don’t we? It’s really satisfying to hear that our favorite celebrities who now own mansions and million-dollar cars and who we see gracing hot red carpets weren’t in fact born with a golden spoon in their mouth. It’s safe to say that these celebrities didn’t have problem-free lives.

However, poverty did not stop these famous celebs to make their dreams come true and have found fame and fortune in their careers. Started from the bottom and now THEY’RE HERE!

Celebrities including Cardi B, Mila Kunis, Selena Gomez, and more started their journey from rock bottom and humbly worked their way up to the top.

Take a Look at the list of celebs that went from rags to riches:

Leonardo DiCaprio:

There is no surprise that the American actor, Leonardo DiCaprio was the highest-paid male Oscar nominee back in 2016. Leo was raised in a squalid neighborhood of Los Angeles and the megastar isn’t unfamiliar with the struggles of living in Poverty. Dicaprio began his career in the late 1980s and played recurring roles in various television series but gained major popularity after the iconic film, “TITANIC” in 1997, and has a boasting Net Worth of $245 million. He reminisced his first day of acting school where he was beaten, he told Times in 2014,

It goes back to that neighborhood. It came from the fact that I grew up very poor, and I got to see the other side of the spectrum.”

Selena Gomez:

One of the most famous singers, songwriter, and actress, Selena Gomez’s beginning was far from Lavish. With a net worth of over $60 Million, Gomez has reportedly sold over 7 million albums and 22 million singles worldwide, according to Billboard 2017. Talking about her past struggles, Selena revealed that her family had financial problems during her childhood and how her mother was struggling to provide for the pair and make ends meet. 

She told Hollywood Life Magazine that, “I remember my mom would run out of gas all the time and we’d sit there and have to go through the car and get quarters and help her get gas.”

Sarah Jessica Parker:

The Sex and the city actress, Sarah Jessica Parker has a whopping net worth of $100 million. She has won many awards during her career including two Emmy Awards. However, she did not always have it easy for her. During an interview with the New York Times, the actress revealed how she was sometimes deprived of basic needs and how utilities used to get switched off in her family’s house. 

Sarah told the Times that, “I remember being poor. There was no way to hide it. We didn’t have electricity sometimes. We didn’t have Christmases sometimes, or we didn’t have birthdays sometimes, or the bill collectors came, or the phone company would call and said, ‘we’re shutting your phones off.’”

Cardi B:

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The Emmy winning rapper had a struggling past as well. She began working as a stripper to make ends meet at the age of just 19 when she got fired as a cashier from a local supermarket. Cardi- B opened up about her upbringing in a candid interview with Global Grind back in 2016 and told, 

I have really good parents, the poor. They have regular, poor jobs and what not they really good people and whatnot, I was just raised in a bad society.” Now, she is the highest certified female rapper and has an estimated net worth of $24 million, according to Forbes.

Jennifer Lopez:

The hot American actress and singer, Jennifer Lopez’s current net worth are around $380 Million but despite of all the wealth now, she didn’t grow up rich. JLO grew up in the Castle Hill section of the Bronx to poverty-stricken parents who were struggling to provide for her family.

She told DailyMail in 2013 that, “My dad worked nights, and I was aware of how much he was doing for us. My mom was a Tupperware lady and also worked at the school. I always felt that I couldn’t let them down.” And oh well she didn’t!

Jim Carrey:

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James Eugene Carrey may be a successful comedian today but the megastar had nothing to laugh about when he was just a child. Carrey became homeless just at the age of 12 and he was living in a van. He got famous for his role in the hit In living colors and stole the attention of many by his comedic persona and acting skills. He has done Hollywood films that have grossed over $4.9 billion worldwide and now has an estimated net worth of $150 Million.

Mila Kunis:

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The hot actress Mila Kunis was born in Ukraine and she and her family fled to the United States when the Soviet Union collapsed and ever since then, poverty hit them hard. She even revealed back in 2016 during an interview that there was a time when she survived only on ketchup soup because the food was scarce. The stunning actress ‘acted her way out of poverty’ and knows the value of money. She started her career with her role in That 70’s show when she was 14. Now she has an estimated net worth of $55 Million.

Kunis even publically vowed that she and her husband won’t raise entitled kids and how serious they are when it comes to raising spoiled kids. She explained, “It’s so important because we both came from pretty solid poverty backgrounds and grew up poor and are very much self-made and are very aware of what a dollar is worth. Nothing’s been handed to us.” 

Jay-Z: 

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Shawn Corey Carter, better known by his stage name Jay Z is one of the most popular American singers and rappers out there. He is close to being a billionaire with an estimated net worth $900 million but you would wonder how he used to struggle to pay for clothes. Back when he was a child, he lived a hand to mouth life and he even admitted how he made a few underhanded deals just to escape poverty.

He told while admitting how tough it is to survive by saying, “I was thinking about surviving, I was thinking about improving my situation. I was thinking about buying clothes.” And today, this star is one of the highest-earning hip hop stars. TALK ABOUT A TRANSFORMATION GUYS!

Kelly Clarkson:

Kelly Clarkson’s rags to riches story is an inspiring one too. The ‘already gone’ singer also comes on the list of the celebrities who come from a troubled background. You remember the song ‘Piece by Piece’ she sang on American Idol? The tears she shed weren’t for nothing as the song was about her troubled childhood and how her father left and her whole family split up. The Grammy-winning singer now has an estimated net worth of $28 million and her singing career bagged her three nominations as well. However, the star knows how it feels to be poor.

Nicki Minaj:

Nicki Minaj grew up in a poor neighborhood in Queens, New York. The singer now has an estimated net worth of $75 Million today but her life hasn’t always been as stable as she also grew up in poverty and knows what a dollar is worth. It’s always amazing and super inspiring to see someone turn their life around and Nicki Minaj certainly did that. 

Nicki told the Rolling Stones that, “When I first came to America, I would…pray to God would make me rich so that I could take care of my mother.” Now she is one of the biggest names in rap music. The star definitely came a long way from that poor neighborhood in Queens.

Eminem:

Most fans know that the famous rapper, Eminem was abandoned as an infant and was raised in a poor area along 8 Mile Road. Marshall Bruce Mathers is now a professional rapper, songwriter, and record producer with an impressive net worth of $190 million. But he never had it easy for him as a child. The rapper revealed that he was badly bullied in school and no wonder he dropped out of school in Ninth Grade. 

In an interview back in 2011, the American rapper told, “ I got beat up in the bathroom, beat up in the hallways, shoved into lockers, for the most part, just for being the new kid.” However, he didn’t let his past define his future and is now one of the biggest names in the music industry. 

Halle Berry:

Halle Berry has a net worth of at least $80 million now but they weren’t just handed to her or she had it easy. The X-Men actress grew up poor with a single mother in Cleveland striving to make ends meet. She even had to live in the New York City homeless shelters when she was younger before rising to massive fame in Hollywood. 

Berry recalled the struggles of her past and how she didn’t let her past shape her future by saying, “a girl had to do what a girl had to do. You can do that when you’re 21 and ambitious, and your eyes are this big and you don’t want to go home.”

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Women in Black: Check out our favorite Bollywood actresses slaying these black outfits!

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Bollywood actresses have an immense collection of gorgeous black outfits in their wardrobes. From wearing a designer gown to simple everyday clothes, these divas know how to rock every single look. Black is one of the trendiest colors. It is associated with courage and any woman who wears it automatically radiates elegance and power.

These hot Bollywood actresses know very well how to slay and look gorgeous in black outfits. They have a great fashion sense. Millions of women choose black outfits for big or special occasions. We all want to look our best and make a glamorous impression at High profile events.

Talking about the women who slay big time on every event, the names that come to mind are definitely Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Anaya Panday, Disha Patani, and Anushka Sharma.

Thousands of women look up to these gorgeous fashionistas for styling inspiration and if you want to up your fashion game at high-profile events, then check out these B-town celebrity pictures for inspiration.

Anushka Sharma:

How stunning does Anushka look in these two black outfits?

She is epitomizing grace and glamour in this black pantsuit. She has our heart racing with that sexy deep low neck and that gorgeous up-do and red lips. In the second photograph, she is rocking a beautiful tool dress with a sheer panel and long black earrings and subtle makeup making us all go WOW.

Disha Patani:

Disha Patani looks like a gorgeous Indian Barbie doll in that decent black slim-fit dress with lace detailing on the sleeves. She looks even more divine in the second one as she poses for the camera in a sexy black short dress flexing her perfect curves. She looks super elegant with that low neck and a shiny necklace.

Deepika Padukone:

No one knows how to make a fashion statement like our favorite diva Deepika Padukone does! The queen is absolutely rocking the two look, one of which in she is wearing a plain figure-hugging dress with long sleeves pairing it with a stunning silver earring. In the second one, she poses while rocking a modern outfit with black boots. 

Priyanka Chopra:

This Queen knows how to slay Red-Carpet events with her stunning designer outfits like no other. The black shimmery tool dresses and her radiating confidence in each and every one of them is mind-blowing.

Anaya Panday

The hot actress, Anaya Panday looks absolutely breathtaking in that gorgeous black gown flaunting her sexy body in that outfit. In the next photograph, she is slaying a quirky mini black dress with a thigh slit and black heels. Look at that beautiful smile!

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Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner welcome their first baby girl and name her “Willa”!

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The famous Hollywood couple Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner has officially become parents. The hot couple quietly welcomed their first baby girl into this world. 

Joe Jonas who is currently 30-years-old grew up in Wyckoff and rose to fame as a member of the famous pop boy-band named The Jonas brothers while Sophie Turner, 24 is an English actress who is famous for the role she portrayed as Sansa Stark in Games of Thrones. She starred in the Quibi series “Survive” and husband Jonas can be seen in its series called “Cup of Joe” which also featured Turner.

The news of Sophie’s pregnancy surfaced on the internet in February. Although the couple didn’t give any statement officially, Sophie’s baby bump was full-on display while strolling with her husband Joe Jonas.

The couple was not hesitant to show Turner’s growing baby bump and eventually confirmed the news of her pregnancy. Joe and Sophie got engaged in 2017 and finally tied the knots in 2019, once in Las Vegas and the second in an intimate ceremony in front of their friends and family in France following The Billboard Music Awards.

The couple confirmed the wedding news themselves by sharing a photograph on their Instagram profiles with a beautiful caption saying, “Mr. and Mrs. Jonas”

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A source gave the statement:

On the birth of the baby girl, a representative for the couple gave a statement on Monday that “Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas are delighted to announce the birth of their baby.”

During Sophie Turner’s pregnancy, a source told the celebrity channel Entertainment tonight that, “Joe and Sophie are excited to be new parents and have been enjoying the process of getting ready for their baby. The whole Jonas family is looking forward to showering the new addition with love.”

Another source added to the news by saying that they are “over the moon” by saying:

“The couple is already obsessed and can’t stop gloating about their new addition. The couple is taking time to enjoy this special moment and have only shared the news and updates with Friends and Family.” 

The couple has been very cautious during the global Covid-19 pandemic about who is around them and the little girl. 

The couple named her “Willa”:

A celebrity website called TMZ.com confirmed the news about the baby girl’s name by saying the couple named their little bundle of joy “Willa.” The baby girl was born on 22nd July in the Los Angeles Hospital. 

The couple has been spending their quarantine time together however they left quarantine to attend the massive Black Lives Matter rally in June.

In May, Joe Jonas gushed about spending time with his wife amid lockdown during an interview hosted by The Morning Mashup as he was quoted saying, “We appreciate and know that the time for ourselves is important so I’ll do my thing and she’ll do her thing but we know that we are under one roof and I think that’s been helpful for us”.Sophie appeared in a couple of videos for the Jonas Brothers including “Sucker” and “What a man gotta do”. We wish the happy couple nothing but love and goodwill during these special times.

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These romantic throwback pictures of Sanaya Irani and Mohit Sehgal prove that they are COUPLE GOALS!

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The Indian television stars Sanaya Irani and Mohit Sehgal never fail to prove that they are the cutest couple and are major couple goals. This pair shares a strong bond and will easily make you go “aww” every time you see them. Both are household names and are known for always being there for one another through thick and thin.

We see a lot of hot couples on television and in real lives but only a few pass the test of time and clearly this couple make the list for that. Both met each other on the set of Miley Jab Hum show for the first time and became great friends. 

The fans started calling them “MONAYA” as a ship name and the couple eventually fell in love. They both participated in the TV show Nach Baliye 8. Even though they didn’t win the show, they won the hearts of millions with their immense romance and love story. 

Sanaya and Mohit have always supported one another both on and off-screen. The couple has been sharing some adorable photographs on their social media profiles amid lockdown. From cooking, working out to just indulging in fun activities together, they are setting major couple goals. 

Throwback pictures of Sanaya Irani and Mohit Sehgal

Here are some beautiful romantic pictures of the couple which proves that they are made for each other: 

How cute does Sanaya look while receiving an adorable piggyback ride from her husband?

What’s better than some good food, tasty wine, and lots of sea salt taffy at the breathtaking Sausalito with the love of your life?

What a scenic view it is! A New Year’s kiss of the adorable couple in the Snowy Mountains. 

A fun day for the couple as they fly high on the ice flyer at Mount Itlis! 

Dazzling beaches and a lot of love to share!

Sanaya and Mohit left us in awe with a cute pose at a beautiful Island just before the sun is about to kiss the ocean.

The couple celebrated their 4 year anniversary in January this year as Sanaya Irani shared this lovely photograph of their wedding on her Instagram and wrote, “ Happy #US 4 years and counting ☺ @itsmohitsehgal.” with heart emojis. 

Life is beautiful as our favorite couple poses at the scenic #yosemitenationalpark.

The Koko head trail at Hawaii is a vision no camera can capture. See how beautiful the couple looks in different shades of yellow smiling for the camera.

Because flight selfies are just as important! The couple heads to Dubai, ready for another adventure.

In this photograph, the couple is chilling at the wonderful Atlantis the Palm. 

Lunch with the most breathtaking view!

It’s just all about kisses and having a blast together.

Their beautiful journey with a cup of coffee in hands!

Sanaya is not the only one that seems to be showing some love for her husband  on social media as Mohit Sehgal recently shared a “Wife Appreciation post” on his Instagram with a loving yet fun caption as Sanaya gave him a haircut amid lockdown,

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Wife appreciation post Now where do I begin, this journey started 2 days ago after 1 month of pestering my wife to cut my hair. She kept delaying it and now I understand why. I showed her you tube videos on how it was to be done (maybe I should have shown her easier videos). Ofcourse she started off really confident cause that’s just her personality, but slowly and surely grew to realise that this was not going to be a piece of cake. Day one started at 2.30 pm and ended at 10pm with me skipping both lunch and workout after which only one side was completed and exhaustion had struck (I wish I took a pic of my day one hair where one side was long and the other short but I guess the exhaustion just took over). Day 2 started at 3.22 pm and ended at 9pm (obviously on day 2 we were smarter than day 1 and had lunch before we started). You all know how the 2 days went but what you all do not know is how patient and dedicated my wife was to the job. She was standing non stop with her neck and hand bent in weird positions and did not once say she was done with it, in fact on day 1 she said she will keep going till it was done. Thank you baby @sanayairani for being so patient and calm and getting it done eventually. Thank you for making sure I didn’t have to shave my head by the end of this 😜. I love the haircut and this is the only haircut after which I could kiss my sexy hairdresser @sanayairani 😘. P.S. We have written to the Limca Book of records for this to be the longest time a haircut has ever taken. We are awaiting their revert 🤪. @sanayairani thank you baby 😘😘 I love u ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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“Thank you baby @sanayairani for being so patient and calm and getting it done eventually. Thank you for making sure I didn’t shave to shave my head by the end of this. I love the haircut and this is the only haircut after which I could kiss my sexy hairdresser @sanayairyani…”

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