When they’re strutting their stuff on the red carpet in gorgeous, expensive haute couture gowns or impeccably cut suits, and getting photographed in their multi-million dollar mansions in the Hollywood hills, it can be difficult to remember that most celebrities weren’t born with a silver spoon in their mouths. Many are from small towns in the Midwest, raised in completely average middle-class families, and some manage to pull themselves from poverty and even homelessness before catapulting to stardom and earning millions in their movies or television shows.
However, while the majority of celebrities led fairly average lives before earning their spot on the A-List, there are a few who grew accustomed to a life of luxury at a very young age. That’s right – while pretty much all actors have to go to audition after audition while they’re trying to make a name for themselves in the industry, there are a few who definitely didn’t have to wait tables or work as a barista at a local Los Angeles coffee shop while they were doing so, as they come from wealthy families.
So, who are the actors who managed to avoid the struggling, aspiring actor stage, thanks to their families’ padded bank accounts? They may not be the ones you would think. Here are 10 actors you never knew were born rich.