The Fight to Fame: 14 Stars Who Struggled Before They Made it Big

Nights in homeless shelters, sharing rooms, waiting tables – it takes a lot of work to become a star

KESHA LIVED IN HER CAR

Making it in the music industry isn't easy – something Kesha has known from the start. In her early days in Hollywood, she slept in her late grandfather's car. "I drove out to Hollywood in my dead grandpa’s Lincoln town car, and just lived in my car for a little bit …" she said. "Well, just, like, here and there.”