With their lavish lifestyles, multi-million dollar mansions and private island getaways, it can be easy to forget that many of our best-known famous faces haven’t always trodden a path paved with gold.
Admittedly, many celebs have had it handed to them on a silver platter (anyone else thinking of a certain celebrity clan with the initials KK?), but most have had to learn the hard way that success is rarely achieved on the first try.
Just like us common folk, film stars, sporting heroes and CEOs alike have all experienced their fair share of career failures and setbacks.
So next time you’re questioning the earthly origins of the rich and famous, take a look at some of their rebukes, rebuffs and outright rejections. It should dish up a wholesome reminder that if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again!