We all know celebrities. We see them on T.V., in magazines, and online. They're the rich and famous people who always seem to have it all. Everyone knows that celebrities have resumes just like the rest of us. And while they usually contain all of the expected information - such as jobs, honors, and awards - sometimes there are a few unexpected bullet points. For example, did you know that...  Have you ever wondered what your favorite celebrity was like as a child? Most celebrities were once just regular kids, going to school and playing with their friends. Some were even quite shy and introverted. It's hard to imagine celebrities as anything other than rich and famous. But what we often forget is that they too had humble beginnings, just like the rest of us. Many celebrities endured hardships during their childhood, which often shaped who they would become as adults.

In this article, we'll take a look at some of the most famous celebrities and what challenges they faced during their younger years. We'll also explore how these hardships affected their lives and careers. So without further ado, let's get started!

Kate Winslet

Kate Winslet got bullied as a child over the way she looked. She said, I was teased for how I looked. In part, yeah, because I was quite stocky as a child. And was very much teased for that. CRACKED.COM

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Macaulay Culkin

When Macaulay Culkin was a child star, he'd get harassed on the street. His brother Kieran recounted, One time, a woman pulled off his hat and looked at him and said, 'Yeah, it's him! You're not that cute.' And then handed the hat back and walked away. CRACKED.COM

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Viola Davis

Viola Davis grew up really poor, and her family couldn't afford a camera. G And the result of that is, as it happens, that she has a grand total of one photo from her childhood. CRACKED.COM

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Ryan Seacrest

They bullied Ryan Seacrest about his weight when he was just a kid. I was teased for it, and I will always see that little boy when I look in the mirror. I cannot get past it, I've talked to our experts about it, but for some reason, I just cannot see that guy, he explained. CRACKED.COM

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