Sarah Jessica Parker, Oprah Winfrey, Hilary Swank, Camila Alves and other huge Hollywood stars came from very humble beginnings, but have worked their way to the top
One of Hollywood's biggest comedians didn't always have so much to laugh about. The Canadian-born actor had to drop out of high school as a teenager when his father was laid off, taking on a job as a janitor and a security guard in order to help his family scrape by. When the family eventually lost their home, Carrey, his parents and his four siblings lived in a van. Forbes reports that he now makes around $20 million per film.