10 Millionaires Who Lived on the Streets

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10. Halle Berry

The Oscar-winning actress has played a wide variety of roles in her time — everything from the wife of a convicted murderer to Catwoman – but before becoming a household name she was a struggling actress, down on her luck and without a place to rest her head. When she was 21 and embarking upon an acting career in New York City, she spent time in a homeless shelter after her mother refused to give her any more money. The two didn’t speak for a year-and-a-half, although Berry claims the experience made her stronger: “I’m actually grateful she did

When she was 21 and embarking upon an acting career in New York City, she spent time in a homeless shelter after her mother refused to give her any more money. The two didn’t speak for a year-and-a-half, although Berry claims the experience made her stronger: “I’m actually grateful she did that because it taught me how to take care of myself and that I could live through any situation, even if it meant going to a shelter for a small stint.” Now she spends her days on Hollywood sets with a cool $70m to her name.

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Now she spends her days on Hollywood sets with a cool $70 million to her name.

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10. Halle Berry