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

KRISTEN WIIG SOLD HOT DOGS AT THE MALL

Before there was SNL and Bridesmaids, there were hot dogs. Lots of hot dogs. Wiig sold the snack at a mall to make ends meet when she was in her 20s.