Bollywood Celebrities: From Rags To Riches

featured-Rags-To-richesOur Bollywood celebrities are talented, famous and extremely rich. But not all of them had it served right in front of them to just grab it. No, they were not born with a silver spoon in their mouth. Some of the Actors have been through a tough road. They have seen it all and walked it all. They had to struggle, take the hard road and they made it. They started from the bottom and now they’re here! Here’s the list of Bollywood Celebrities: From Rags To Riches.

Shah-Rukh-Khan-001245Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan is called Bollywood’s King Khan for a reason. Right now, the star is one of the richest celebrities in the country. Shah Rukh Khan who started his career with appearances in several television series in the late 1980s is now the ‘Baadshah’ of the Bollywood. When SRK first came to Mumbai, he only had 1500 Rs in his pocket. The actor also revealed in a show that he used to earn Rs. 50 a day. Hard work does it, indeed!

Amitabh-Bachchan2Amitabh Bachchan

Bollywood Big B hails from a big family, yet the actor had a rough start in his career. The actor has spent a lot of nights sleeping on benches in Mumbai because he had no roof over his head and no money in his pocket.Nawazuddin-SiddiqueNawazuddin Siddiqui

Nawazuddin Siddiqui comes from a small village in Uttar Pradesh. He was born in a farmer’s family with eight brother and sisters, Nawazuddin never had a smooth journey. The actor used to work as an assistant at a chemist shop and also as a watchman to support his expenses. later, the actor took to theatre to follow his dreams.


People in South idolize Rajinikanth no less than a god. Now a legendary actor, was once used to work as a coolie to survive each day. Not only that, but the actor has worked as a bus conductor too. Growing up, making it big in the world wasn’t really easy for the actor. He had to work day and night.Akshay-KumarAkshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar has seen it all and been through all. Before starting a career in Bollywood, the actor worked as a waiter in Bangkok. Akshay‘s main job was to wash the dirty dishes. Afterwards, Akshay worked as a chef and was paid only 1000 baht, which equals to Rs. 1500. Akshay used to sleep on the kitchen floor.Johnny-WalkerJohnny Walker

Indian comedian, Johnny Walker, born as Budruddin Jamaluddin Kaziwas born in a poor family. His father was a textile mil worker. Johnny‘s family consisted of 15 members. After his father’s factory was shut down, they came to Mumbai, then known as Bombay. Johnny tired his hand at several jobs but nothing worked out. Finally, he worked as a bus conductor in B.E.S.T bus service. He used to entertain his passengers with his hilarious antics. His this knack got him spotted by actor and writer Balraj Sahni and then began his career in Indian film cinema.

BomanBoman Irani

Before he became a well known Bollywood actor, Boman Irani used to work as a waiter and room service staffer in the Taj Mahal Hotel & Tower Hotel once upon a time. The actor also took care of his ancestral bakery shop.

Rakesh-OmprakashRakeysh Omprakash Mehra

The director of Bhaag Milkha BhaagRakeysh Omprakash Mehra walked the tough road as well. He used to work as a vacuum cleaner sales person before he stepped into Bollywood. Not only that, he even worked as a tea boy on film sets to support himself.


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