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15 celebrities who came from nothing

INSIDER Logo By Amy Daire of INSIDER | Slide 1 of 16: <p> It's hard not to get jealous of the fabulous lives celebrities lead. They've got the fame, they've got the looks, and they've got the fortune. They never have to worry about looming rent or bills. Instead, they jet off in private planes to <a href="http://www.thisisinsider.com/what-st-barts-is-like-2016-12">their favorite exotic locations</a> to play on their yachts. </p><p> Despite the millions they may have now, many of the richest celebrities grew up with nothing. Their rags-to-riches stories prove that with hard work, persistence, talent, and a lot of luck, you really can end up in a better place than the one you started in. </p><p> Check out these "started from the bottom" stories about 15 of your favorite celebrities.</p>

It's hard not to get jealous of the fabulous lives celebrities lead. They've got the fame, they've got the looks, and they've got the fortune. They never have to worry about looming rent or bills. Instead, they jet off in private planes to their favorite exotic locations to play on their yachts.

Despite the millions they may have now, many of the richest celebrities grew up with nothing. Their rags-to-riches stories prove that with hard work, persistence, talent, and a lot of luck, you really can end up in a better place than the one you started in.

Check out these "started from the bottom" stories about 15 of your favorite celebrities ...

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