25 celebrities who were once homeless

Posted: 0:24 AM EDT Aug 26, 2013   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Mar 20, 2015

Fame doesn't always come easy or overnight. Check out some stars who found themselves homeless on the way to making their Hollywood dreams come true.

homeless celebs - Hilary Swank
1 / 26
Christopher Polk/Getty Images for DCP

Hilary Swank's parents divorced when she was 13, leading her and her mother to decide to move to Los Angeles for her acting aspirations. They lived out of their car and booked auditions over payphones until they scraped enough money to get an apartment.

 
Advertisement

Latest From The Newsroom

U.S. and World News

  • White Shark in South Africa

    Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

    2nd Australian surfer fights off shark attack

    A second Australian surfer has warded off a shark attack by punching the predator after it bit his leg, police in New South Wales said Friday.

    The 52-year-old man -- named in local media as Craig Ison -- was one of two people surfing around 100 yards ...

Advertisement
Advertisement