These stars may be able to fly private jets and pop Champagne on a moment's notice now, but they grew up far from glamour.
Our list of celebs who came from poverty starts with Lil Wayne. When he said, "I bought me a double R, because I went from rags to riches," Weezy wasn't just rapping. Wayne was raised by a single mother in the Hollygrove projects of New Orleans before he was effectively adopted by his mentor, Birdman. It wasn't long before Weezy got a taste of the high life.