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
Before Scientology, before Top Gun, and before Katie Holmes, Tom Cruise was a young lad growing up in Syracuse, New York, with an abusive father and living in poverty. He first got involved with drama in the fourth grade, and after a few different stints in film in the early 1980s, he hit it big with 1986's Top Gun. He is now believed to have a net worth of $270 million.
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