53 Celebrities Who Have Been Homeless People
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53 Celebrities Who Have Been Homeless

List Criteria: List of notable homeless celebrities

List of Famous People Who Were Homeless, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. A surprising number of famous actors, musicians, and businessmen have experienced homelessness at some point in their lives. Most use their struggles as inspiration to realize their greatest goals. Are you in need of some inspiring success stories? Check out this list of celebrities were homeless.

Who is the most famous person who was homeless? Superstar Jennifer Lopez tops our list. Lopez was kicked out of her home for choosing to pursue a career in dance rather than a college education. For weeks after, she spent all of her time at the dance studio and even slept there since she could not afford another place to stay. Other successful women who have been homeless include Halle Berry, Carmen Electra, and Jewel.

Tyler Perry may have an estimated net worth of $400 million, but the Madea mastermind lived out of his car when he was a struggling playwright. Other people who have had great success after struggling with homelessness include Steve Jobs, David Letterman, and Paul Mitchell founder John Paul DeJoria.

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  1. Two-time boxing champion Rocky Lockridge has fallen on hard times and is now homeless in New Jersey.
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    Age: 56
    Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    Profession: Professional Boxer
    Height: 5'6"
  2. Erin Moran has come across hard times since her stint on "Happy Days."  In 2012, she was kicked out of her trailer park and began bouncing around Indiana hotel rooms.
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    Age: 55
    Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States of America
    Profession: Actor
    Institution: North Hollywood High School
    Height: 5'2"
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  3. Iran Bakley has made millions as a boxer, but after losing it all, he took to sleeping in subway cars to stay out of the cold.
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    Age: 55
    Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    Profession: Professional Boxer
  4. "American Idol" semi-finalist Frenchie Davis was homeless for three months before she found success as a singer.
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    Age: 36
    Birthplace: California, United States of America
    Profession: Actor, Singer
    Institution: Howard University
  5. Actor Chris Pratt lived in his van on the beach in Maui after dropping out of community college.
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    Age: 36
    Birthplace: Virginia, Minnesota, United States of America
    Profession: Actor, Singer
    Institution: Lake Stevens High School
    Height: 6'2"
    Children: Jack Pratt
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