With the exceptions of royals and the children of superstars, people aren’t born celebrities. They’re made. Most of them started out like regular people just like us. They have parents, they suffered through puberty and middle school and came out the other side. For most of us, that’s also where the similarities end. They’ve gone on to fame and fortune and the rest of us a re stuck working our 9-5’s with each other.
This article takes a look at how these celebrities got to be famous. What was the turning point for them that took them to the next level? Maybe it was a role or a chance encounter with a director. Maybe it was finally getting inspiration for that hit song. Somewhere along the line, they made it big.
Flip through these slides and see just where it all started for some of the world’s biggest stars.
Kim Kardashian made it into the minds of the American people as Paris Hilton’s sidekick on her reality show The Simple Life. Her fame was furthered after intimate moments with her and her then-boyfriend Ray-J were leaked to the internet.
Fame found Kim and reality television viewers haven’t been able to get enough. She is the star of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, the most popular reality television show in history. She and her family members have used their fame to start businesses of their own and make a living on their own.