Halle Berry wasn't held back by being homeless.
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7. Halle Berry wasn't held back by being homeless.
Halle Berry moved to Chicago at a young age to pursue her dreams of acting. However after she quickly ran out of money, her mother decided not to top up her daughter's finances and Berry was forced to stay in a homeless shelter. In an interview with Star Pulse, she said: "It taught me how to take care of myself and that I could live through any situation, even if it meant going to a shelter for a small stint, or living within my means, which were meagre."