1. Tyler Perry
Tyler Perry lived out of his car after his first production failed. He rewrote the script repeatedly until he caught his break at the House of Blues.
2. Steve Harvey
Harvey became homeless after a few gigs fell through. He lived in his car and was homeless for 3 years before catching his big break on Showtime at the Apollo.
3. Halle Berry
Halle Berry ran out of money while trying to catch her big break in New York, and stayed in a homeless shelter before getting a role on ABC.
4. Daniel Craig
This James Bond was homeless before getting his role as 007, couch surfing and sleeping on park benches.
5. Lil' Kim
This rapper lived in a car with her mother when she was young.
6. Carmen Electra
Electra was homeless in her 20s, when her boyfriend stole all of her money and ran off, leaving her penniless.
7. Dr Phil
8. Djimon Hounsou
Hounsou was homeless for 2 years while living in Paris as a teenager.
9. Eartha Kitt
Eartha was moved from relative to relative as a child, and her guardians were often abusive. She ran away off and on, living homeless in New York.
10. Chris Gardner
Gardner was homeless after going broke while competing for a position as a stockbroker. He and his son slept wherever they could until he gained employment.
11. Sylvester Stallone
After being evicted, Stallone lived in a New York bus station for 3 weeks.
12. Michael Oher
His father was incarcerated and murdered while Oher was in high school, leaving Oher homeless until he was adopted by the Tuohy family.
2Pac went through many brief stints of homelessness, staying in shelters in New York and Baltimore.
14. Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez was left homeless when her parents didn't support her decision to go to Hollywood.
15. Colonel Sanders
Sanders was homeless for much of his life, living out of his car with his wife as he tried to find someone to take on his now-famous chicken recipe.