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5 Celebrities Who Started From Nothing And Made It Big

Drake says "started from the bottom now we here" and these celebrities truly live that sentiment.

They didn't start out with much, but now they're living a lifestyle most people can only dream about. Here are some of the best rags to riches Hollywood stories:


Shania Twain

Though she's one of the biggest names in country music now, Shania Twain comes from humble beginnings. She grew up in an impoverished household, suffering abuse at the hands of her stepfather. Later, her mother and stepfather were killed in a car accident, and Twain began performing to make money to help support her siblings. She's now sold more than 48 million records in the United States.

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