71 Formerly Homeless Celebrities
The largest list of formerly homeless movie stars, musicians, billionaires, Nobel Prize winners, and more!
Get inspired by learning how some of your favorite artists, entrepreneurs, athletes, and more went from rags to riches.
As of June 18, 2023, there are 71 famous people listed below who used to be homeless. This list is constantly updated, so keep coming back and forget to share it with your friends!
Birth Name: Johnny Allen Hendrix
Birth Date: November 27, 1942 (Died: September 18, 1970)
Birth Place: Seattle, Washington, United States
Birth Name: John Griffith Chaney
Birth Date: January 12, 1876 (Died: November 22, 1916)
Birth Place: San Francisco, California, United States
Birth Name: Ella Jane Fitzgerald
Birth Date: April 25, 1917 (Died: June 15, 1996)
Birth Place: Newport News, Virginia, United States
Birth Name: Edgar Poe
Birth Date: January 19, 1809 (Died: October 7, 1849)
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Birth Name: Eartha Mae Kitt
Birth Date: January 17, 1927 (Died: December 25, 2008)
Birth Place: North, South Carolina, United States