Which Celebrities Were Born Poor?

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Not all celebrities are bred from high society -- some of them definitely know what's it like to live without a lot of money. Keep reading to find out all the famous faces that grew up in poverty!

Oprah Winfrey is one famous example, as she was born in Mississippi to a single mother. While her mother did work as a maid, the family also relied on welfare to get through the tough times. Oprah is now one of the richest people in the world.