25 celebrities who were once homeless

Posted: 12:24 AM EDT Aug 26, 2013   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Sep 30, 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
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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.


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