| Wednesday, December 08, 2004
| FROM RAGS TO RICHES
|SARAH JESSICA PARKER
"We were on welfare," Parker, 39, has said
of growing up in Ohio with seven siblings.
"We did'nt have electricity sometimes".
Trailer park born Moore, 42, says her family moved
48 times before she was a teenager. "I certainly didn't
come from money, and I spent a lot of years with none".
She has said. Moore made US$12.5 MILLION for 1996
Striptease - a record for a woman at the time.
A teenage Carrey and his family lived in a van for almost
a year. The actor, 42, will make $25 MILLION for his next film.
Fantasia had just $40 on her when she drove more than 300 miles
to the Atlanta IDOL auditions. Now she gets invited to parties
at Denzel Washington's house! "I walked in and was like, Wow!
Depp's family often lived in motels while his mom
waited tables. (His dad split when Depp was 15.)
"Sometimes my mom looks at me and says. 'God, can you
believe your life?" Depp, 41 - who made $10 million
for 2003's Pirates of the Carribean-- has said.
Media mogul Winfrey, 50 -- whose net worth is estimated at
$1.1 billion!-- was raised by her grandmother until age 7 in
rural Mississippi. )She had cockroaches for pets!)
EMINEMEminem, 32, lived in a housing project at age 12.
"Soon as I turned 15, my mother was like,'Get a job",
he has said. In 2002, he shared $35 million in tour earnings
with Dr. Dre.
(abstracted from USMAG by: Mara REinstein)
|posted by infraternam meam @ 5:47 AM