Before this great singer became popular, she was dropped from three labels. She released a unsuccessful Christian album and was dropped from Def Jam and Columbia Records afterwards. But instead of giving up, Katy did back-up vocal work and jobs until she was eventually signed to Capitol Music Group in 2006.
Richard today is worth $5 billion. But did you know that he's dyslexic? He has a reading disorder that prevents him from reading quickly and writing out words. However, that didn't stop him from building his empire at the age of 16.
This famous fashion designer wasn't a designer her entire life. Vera had actually attempted to make the 1968 US Olympic figure-skating team, but had failed. She later on became editor at Vogue and then eventually editor-in-chief. In fact, she didn't start designing wedding gowns until the age of 40! Goes to show age doesn't mean a thing when it comes to following your dreams.
This great actor has left his mark on many classic films. But before all the rich and fame, Jim actually used to live in a van. He dropped out of school to work as a janitor to help support his family. Jim attempted to start his career by doing several stand-up gigs at comedy clubs. He didn't give up and eventually became the star of several comedy films. He even wrote a check to himself for $10 million before he made it in his career, hoping that one day the check would be valid. He made around $10 million from the movie Dumb and Dumber.