5 Famous Celebrities Who Grew Up Rich And 5 Who Are Self-Made

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Have you ever wondered which celebrities went from “rags to riches” and which ones were born with a “silver spoon”? You will not have to wonder for much longer because I have found the biggest celebrities that are surprisingly not what you may have thought, so keep scrolling and find out which ones they are!

5 celebrities who grew up rich

NEW YORK, NY – JULY 21: Actress Cara Delevingne attends the ‘Paper Towns’ New York Premiere at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on July 21, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Cara Delevingne – the model’s family is full of connections, titles, and even ties to the royal family. Her grandmother was even a lady-in-waiting for Princess Margaret and her grandfather was a knighted publishing mogul.

Bradley Cooper – the actor’s mother worked for NBC and Bradley Cooper himself attended Germantown Academy, which is an elite school that prepares students for Ivy League Colleges.

VENICE, ITALY – AUGUST 27: Actress Emma Stone attends the Opening Ceremony and ‘Birdman’ premiere during the 71st Venice Film Festival on August 27, 2014 in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Emma Stone – the actress’ father is the president and CEO of a commercial construction company who brings in hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue annually.

Jonah Hill and Beanie Feldstein – the siblings’ mother was a fashion stylist and costume designer while their father was an accountant for the rock band Guns N’ Roses.

Ariana Grande – the singer’s mother was a CEO of a communications company and her father was the founder of a graphics design firm.

5 celebrities who are self-made

Nicki Minaj – during an MTV documentary, the rapper recalled her mother sometimes renting out their home to “make ends meet”, so during this time she and her family would live in the basement.

Selena Gomez – the singer’s mother had her when she was only 16 and raised her single-handedly when Selena’s parents divorced five years later. She said to E! special, “I remember my mom would run out of gas all of the time, and we’d sit there and have to go through the car and get quarters and help her get gas.”

Oprah Winfrey – the talk show host grew up in poverty in a home with no running water and sometimes wore dungarees made of potato sacks.

Kelly Clarkson – the singer spoke to Dallas Morning News saying, “We lived prepay check to prepay check. I was like, whatever I’m gonna do, I just don’t wanna have to worry [like] that.”

Tyler Perry – the actor grew up in poverty and in an abusive home. After using all his money on his first play, he ended up living in his car for months while working on the production.