Before They Were A-List Celebrities, These 19 Actors Were Houseless At Some Point In Their Lives

    "It was rock bottom. But even in my darkest days I had faith it would turn around."

    Warning: This post contains brief mentions of abuse.

    Celebrities might appear to have it all, but several stars had to overcome difficult circumstances before becoming successful in Hollywood.

    Here are 19 actors who have publicly stated that they were unhoused at some point prior to making it big.

    1. Carmen Electra

    Carmen Electra poses at the iHeartRadio Music Awards on March 22, 2022

    2. Jim Carrey

    Jim Carrey smiles at the "Sonic The Hedgehog 2" premiere on April 5, 2022

    3. Tiffany Haddish

    Tiffany Haddish is seen at the "Easter Sunday" premiere on August 02, 2022

    4. Sylvester Stallone

    Sylvester Stallone attends the launch of Paramount+ UK on June 20, 2022

    5. Jennifer Lopez

    Jennifer Lopez poses at the premiere of "Halftime" on June 08, 2022

    6. Chris Pratt

    Chris Pratt is pictured at the premiere of "The Terminal List" on June 22, 2022

    7. Eartha Kitt

    Eartha Kitt poses in a gold dress in a photo taken in the '60s

    8. Drew Carey

    Drew Carey smiles at the Daytime Emmy Awards on June 24, 2022

    9. Hilary Swank

    Hilary Swank smiles at the ABC Disney Upfront event on May 17, 2022

    10. Steve Harvey

    Steve Harvey smiles at an event for on February 02, 2019

    11. Rose McGowan

    Rose McGowan is pictured at the 2018 Hay Festival

    12. William Shatner

    William Shatner talks during the "Masters of the Universe: 40 Years" panel at Comic-Con International: San Diego in July 2022

    13. Tyler Perry

    Tyler Perry poses at the Directors Series with Gayle King event at the Tribeca Film Festival in June 2022

    14. Sidney Poitier

    Sidney Poitier is seen during a ceremony to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama on August 12, 2009

    15. Halle Berry

    Halle Berry arrives at an event for "Bruised" on November 19, 2021

    16. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

    Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson poses at the "The Big Picture" event at CinemaCon 2022

    17. Selma Blair

    Selma Blair poses at an "Introducing, Selma Blair" screening on October 14, 2021

    18. Sam Worthington

    Sam Worthington poses at the "Under The Banner Of Heaven" premiere on April 20, 2022

    19. Kelsey Grammer

    Kelsey Grammer is seen at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on February 09, 2020