Coinage, life well spent, presented by GEICO. Tales of the rich and famous don't always begin at million dollar mansions and sweeping estates. Some actually started off in a whole lot less in the lap of luxury. Here are six of the world's greatest stars who roughed it out before raking it in. Chrissy Metz survived through auditions on zero savings and unemployment checks When she was cast as Kate in the breakout NBC hit, This is Us, she had only $0.81 in her bank account, I see a lot more change in her future. This X-Men star has the ability to control the weather as Storm in the mega hit franchise, but in reality, she didn't always have so much control over her living situation. At only 21, Halle Barry found herself living in a homeless shelter when she moved away from home to become an actress [MUSIC] Jim Carrey might have been known as [UNKNOWN] but many of his fans may not know that he lived with his family in a Volkswagen van and in a tent on his older sister's land, all after his dad lost his job. Before Jennifer Lopez was a Jenny on the block she was Jenny on the couch. After JLo and her mother. Mom clashed over her dreams of becoming a dancer, she ended up homeless and started sleeping in the sofa in her dance studio. You may know him as Madea, but before Tyler Perry got extraordinary success, he found himself living in his car and at random hotels, on and off for six years, after spending all of his savings. [NOISE] This Jurassic world star has come a long way before he started playing with dinos and guarding our galaxy. Chris Pratt was once homeless in Hawaii, living out of a van and working at Bubba Gump Shrimp where directors discovered him and changed his life forever. [MUSIC] Coinage, life well spent. Presented by GEICO.