Justin Bieber, Oprah Winfrey, Selena Gomez: Hollywood celebrities who suffered from financial deprivation in their childhood

Many would believe that the life of the Hollywood stars it’s “rosy”.” However, not everyone had the comforts they enjoy today from the beginning of their careers.

Justin Bieber

The 27-year-old singer was born and raised in Canada under the care of her mother, who gave birth when she was 18. His father married another woman and, although they have a good relationship, he did not accompany him during his childhood and adolescence.

In his documentary ‘Never say never’ (2011) told personal aspects of his story. Thanks to the film it was known that he never enjoyed comforts and his mother had to divide between several jobs to get ahead.

That was until the executive Scooter Brown he stumbled upon one of Kidrauhl’s videos (as the artist called himself) on YouTube. From then on everything is history: he signed with the producer, released his first album, which was a success, and made ‘sold out’ in various stadiums worldwide.

Today he is one of the biggest stars in his country and pop in general.

Selena Gomez

On several occasions, Selena has publicly narrated her personal experiences. Being the daughter of separated parents and being raised alone with her mother passed many needs.

The artist told the American driver Ryan Seacrest that “it was kind of confusing, I didn’t understand what was going on and my parents were 16 and 17 when I was born. I used to blame my mother because I just wanted a family.”

It wasn’t until Selena triumphed at Disney that the economic stability he came home and his fame earned him the recognition he enjoys today.

Natalia Vodianova

Natalia Vodianova became one of the most recognized supermodels worldwide, after being the image of Calvin Klein for many years. However, life did not pass in his favor from the beginning.

In 2015, she was on the cover of Glamour magazine, in which she told that during her infancy she had to take care of her sister Oksana, who has special needs, and her mother was almost never home.

According to his account, the economic situationa of the home was difficult: “My mother struggled to give us what little we had. He had four different jobs, he even sold fruit on the street.”

At the same time, she started helping him and that became her first job: “At the age of 11 I was laboring, there was no time to play.”

Oprah Winfrey

The American presenter created together with the Prince Harry ‘The me you can’t see’ (2021), a documentary series in which he interviewed several people to talk about mental health, but also made some statements of his own.

He said he grew up in a difficult family environment, not only economically, but also emotionally, as she was separated from her grandmother to live with her mother, whom she barely knew. later suffered abuse by other family members.

That’s why he worked very hard. young to create a platform where he could talk about his story and give others the opportunity to do so as well: “I wanted to use my voice to helping people to understand mental health issues.”

“At 9, 10, 11 and 12 years old my 19-year-time cousin raped me. I didn’t know what abuse was, I didn’t know that word, I didn’t know what sex was or where babies came from. I didn’t even know what was happening to me,” he confessed.

Leighton Meester

The story of the protagonist of ‘Gossip Girl’ (2007) is very far from that of the character she plays in that teen series. He never had luxuries and did not grow up in an upscale neighborhood of New YorkUnited States.

the actress, who was on the cover of Marie Claire magazine in April 2012, described her family story as “crazy”: “Probably the most crazy I’ve ever heard,” and revealed several details.

He was born in a prison, because his mother was paying a sentence for drug traffickings and desafter three months he passed into the care of his grandmother. However, that prompted her to move forward.

At the age of 10 he entered a modeling academy and he gradually carved his way into the entertainment industry.

Today, he enjoys the company of his own familyShe is married to actor Adam Broody and together they have two children.


Helen Hernandez is our best writer. Helen writes about social news and celebrity gossip. She loves watching movies since childhood. Email: Phone : +1 281-333-2229

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