You might be surprised at how many megastars came from humble beginnings! For many celebrities, living in poverty as a child gave them even more drive to succeed in the industry. Follow along for 24 celebrities who were born poor before rising to fame and fortune:
24. Mark Wahlberg
Mark Wahlberg was the youngest of nine children growing up and learned to frugally. In his younger years, Mark even racked up a few petty crime allegations for stealing. Nowadays, Mark has found a highly successful Hollywood career as an actor and producer behind hits such as Ted, Entourage, and Transformers.