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10 Actors Who Were Born Filthy Rich

We're all familiar with the stereotype of the struggling actor who waits tables between dashing to auditions, scraping by while waiting for a big break. While that may be a rite of passage for many would-be Hollywood stars, plenty of others walked into their first casting office with a major leg up — at least in terms of a financial safety net.

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    Actors Who Were Born With A Silver Spoon - Nicki Swift

    Actors Who Were Born With A Silver Spoon - Nicki Swift

    We're all familiar with the stereotype of the struggling actor who waits tables between dashing to auditions, scraping by while waiting for a big break. While that may be a rite of passage for many would-be Hollywood stars, plenty of others walked into their first casting office with a major leg up — at least in terms of a financial safety net.

    Comedians Who Were Born Filthy Rich - Nicki Swift

    Comedians Who Were Born Filthy Rich - Nicki Swift

    Comedians are some of the bravest people in the world. Not only do they get up in front of a crowd on a daily basis — a frightening prospect in and of itself — but they seek laughter and approval while also trying to be honest ... sometimes to a fault. They're the modern-day jesters who tell it like it is, speak truth to power, and put a mirror up to society to show us all how silly, tragic, maddening, or unfair life can be.

    Rappers Who Were Born Filthy Rich - Nicki Swift

    Rappers Who Were Born Filthy Rich - Nicki Swift

    When it comes to a rapper's image, their "come up" story is almost as important as how well he or she can actually flow on the mic. Whether that means being raised in the projects, selling drugs to get by, or serving time for living that thug life, relatable hardship is what earns a rapper respect. Unlike virtually any other aspect of life, growing up loaded puts you at a disadvantage if your life goal happens to be to kill it in the rap game, but that hasn't stopped these silver-spooners from dedicating their lives to making beats and rhymes.

    Child Stars Who Were Born Filthy Rich - Nicki Swift

    Child Stars Who Were Born Filthy Rich - Nicki Swift

    Plenty of celebrities have rags-to-riches stories, but when it comes to becoming rich and famous, not all of our favorite stars have struggled with the "rich" part of that equation. Hollywood has quite the group of "legacy" child stars that were born filthy rich or to famous parents who gave them a leg up when it came time to read a script or go after that business deal. Let's be real, do you think Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, North West, or Blue Ivy are going to struggle with college loan debt? We'll have to wait and see, but if history repeats itself, these celebrity kids will get a fastpass to easy street.

    Athletes Who Were Born Filthy Rich

    Athletes Who Were Born Filthy Rich

    Rooting for athletes who start from nothing to achieve fame and fortune is practically an American pastime. Who doesn't love a good underdog story, after all? But not all sports stars worked their way up from poor beginnings to superstardom. Some athletes were actually born pretty well off — and having money to fall back on isn't a bad way to pursue sports careers.

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