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Did You Know These 11 Celebrities Were In Care?

These former care kids totally crushed the game.

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1. Marylin Monroe

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Monroe spent her childhood as a ward of the state, and moved between several foster homes. She later became a model, singer, and actress, whose name we still all know today.

2. Eddie Murphy

Comedian, musician, and actor Eddie Murphy spent a year in foster care before becoming the household name he is now.
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Comedian, musician, and actor Eddie Murphy spent a year in foster care before becoming the household name he is now.

3. John Lennon

This Beatles megastar was fostered by his aunt as a child. He grew up to form one of the biggest bands in the world!
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This Beatles megastar was fostered by his aunt as a child. He grew up to form one of the biggest bands in the world!

4. Steve Jobs

The guy behind our iPhones and MacBooks was adopted as an infant.
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The guy behind our iPhones and MacBooks was adopted as an infant.

5. Simone Biles

Olympic gold medallist Simon Biles is probably the best gymnast in the world. She spent her early childhood in and out of foster homes, until she was adopted at the age of three.
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Olympic gold medallist Simon Biles is probably the best gymnast in the world. She spent her early childhood in and out of foster homes, until she was adopted at the age of three.

6. Jamie Foxx

Foxx, a famous actor, was put into care a couple of months after his birth.
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Foxx, a famous actor, was put into care a couple of months after his birth.

7. Coco Chanel

The fashion icon was moved to an orphanage aged twelve.
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The fashion icon was moved to an orphanage aged twelve.

8. Nicole Ritchie

At three years old, Nicole was put into the care of Lionel Ritchie by her parents. She is now a successful television personality, actress, designer, and author.
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At three years old, Nicole was put into the care of Lionel Ritchie by her parents. She is now a successful television personality, actress, designer, and author.

9. Cher

Cher is a successful musician whose career spans over 50 years. She spent a year in foster care as a kid.
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Cher is a successful musician whose career spans over 50 years. She spent a year in foster care as a kid.

10. Sylvester Stallone

Famous for roles like Rocky and Rambo, this famous actor spent some of his early years in foster care.
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Famous for roles like Rocky and Rambo, this famous actor spent some of his early years in foster care.

11. Willie Nelson

The songwriter and musician, famous for songs like 'Always On My Mind' and 'On The Road Again', was taken into the care of his grandparents as a child.
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The songwriter and musician, famous for songs like 'Always On My Mind' and 'On The Road Again', was taken into the care of his grandparents as a child.

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