5 Popular Celebrities Whose Net worth is Less than a Million Dollars

5 Popular Celebrities Whose Net worth is Less than a Million Dollars

It goes without saying that one of the major reasons why people fight to join reality television or showbiz is the huge amount of fame and fortune that it brings in. In other words, appearing in movies and even on television is equivalent to financial well-being. But there is also the other side of the coin.

Believe it or not, there are a number of talented and popular celebrities whose net worth is not even equal to a million! While for some, the career graph has just started and there’s still a lot of time ahead, for others, bad investment, uneventful circumstances or unwise life choices have brought down the fortune.

Here are 5 of these celebrities who will always continue to remain popular, irrespective of what fortune they have.

1. Cardi B


    Cardi B aka Belcalis Almanzar is a television personality having a net worth of $600,000. She has become a household name for “Love and Hip Hop New York”, a reality television series that is aired over channel VH1. Her other notable works include performance in the music video “Chapi Chapi” and launch of the DVD “I Am: Cardi B”.

    She left college at the age of 18 years to join the entertainment industry, and started off as an exotic dancer, before rising to fame with a television career. The show “Love & Hip Hop”, although popular, saw rough patches, with the number of audiences gradually declining, but is once again becoming popular, thanks to Cardi’s personality.

    2. Eric Balfour

      Having a net worth of $500,000, Eric Balfour has perhaps acted in almost every type of role, some of the major television shows being “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”, “Six Feet Under” and “24”. The actor has significant roles in movies such as “Skyline”, “The Spirit” and “What Women Want”.


      Probably the primary reason why Balfour has a low net worth in spite of being popular is that more often than not, he is a supporting actor, rather than a leading one. He is also pursuing a singing career, making considerable investment in this area.

      3. Hailee Steinfeld

        Hailee Steinfeld’s career started in the “True Grit” remake, but she is yet to find another match to continue that level of success. Although she is worth just $500,000 now, it seems that her fortune will continue to rise, given her outstanding grace as a young actress. She has done notable roles in films like “Ender’s Game” and “Pitch Perfect 2”, and has also started pursuing a modeling career.

        4. Margot Kidder


          Those who love watching Christopher Reeve “Superman” movies, are well acquainted with Margot Kidder, or the popular character of Lois Lane. She has also charmed many with her significant horror role in the film “Black Christmas” and has acted in movies like “Brian De Palma’s Sisters”, “Rob Zombie’s Halloween II”, apart from being a popular face in the “Smallville” episodes.

          Although having more than 100 acting stints added to her career, Margot Kidder’s net worth is just $300,000, probably due to the different health issues that she faced.

          5. Tom Guiry

            Beginning his career as a child actor in “The Sandlot” and other films, in the 90s, Tom Guiry now has a net worth of only $100,000. His early success did not remain with him in the later period, with his last famous stint being in “The Black Donnellys”, in 2007. Unfortunately for the television personality, this NBC drama was called off air just after a single season.


            Since that time, Guiry had hardly been seen on the big or small screen, and over and above that, he spent a lot of his money over substance abuse.

            These are just a few popular celebrities who’s net worth is below a million dollars.

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            How to Get out of a Rut: 12 Useful Ways to Get Unstuck

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            Have you gotten into a rut before? Or are you in a rut right now?

            You know you’re in a rut when you run out of ideas and inspiration. I personally see a rut as a productivity vacuum. It might very well be a reason why you aren’t getting results. Even as you spend more time on your work, you can’t seem to get anything constructive done. While I’m normally productive, I get into occasional ruts (especially when I’ve been working back-to-back without rest). During those times, I can spend an entire day in front of the computer and get nothing done. It can be quite frustrating.

            Over time, I have tried and found several methods that are helpful to pull me out of a rut. If you experience ruts too, whether as a working professional, a writer, a blogger, a student or other work, you will find these useful. Here are 12 of my personal tips to get out of ruts:

            1. Work on the small tasks.

            When you are in a rut, tackle it by starting small. Clear away your smaller tasks which have been piling up. Reply to your emails, organize your documents, declutter your work space, and reply to private messages.

            Whenever I finish doing that, I generate a positive momentum which I bring forward to my work.

            2. Take a break from your work desk.

            Get yourself away from your desk and go take a walk. Go to the washroom, walk around the office, go out and get a snack.

            Your mind is too bogged down and needs some airing. Sometimes I get new ideas right after I walk away from my computer.


            3. Upgrade yourself

            Take the down time to upgrade yourself. Go to a seminar. Read up on new materials (#7). Pick up a new language. Or any of the 42 ways here to improve yourself.

            The modern computer uses different typefaces because Steve Jobs dropped in on a calligraphy class back in college. How’s that for inspiration?

            4. Talk to a friend.

            Talk to someone and get your mind off work for a while.

            Talk about anything, from casual chatting to a deep conversation about something you really care about. You will be surprised at how the short encounter can be rejuvenating in its own way.

            5. Forget about trying to be perfect.

            If you are in a rut, the last thing you want to do is step on your own toes with perfectionist tendencies.

            Just start small. Do what you can, at your own pace. Let yourself make mistakes.

            Soon, a little trickle of inspiration will come. And then it’ll build up with more trickles. Before you know it, you have a whole stream of ideas.


            6. Paint a vision to work towards.

            If you are continuously getting in a rut with your work, maybe there’s no vision inspiring you to move forward.

            Think about why you are doing this, and what you are doing it for. What is the end vision in mind?

            Make it as vivid as possible. Make sure it’s a vision that inspires you and use that to trigger you to action.

            7. Read a book (or blog).

            The things we read are like food to our brain. If you are out of ideas, it’s time to feed your brain with great materials.

            Here’s a list of 40 books you can start off with. Stock your browser with only the feeds of high quality blogs, such as, DumbLittleMan, Seth Godin’s Blog, Tim Ferris’ Blog, Zen Habits or The Personal Excellence Blog.

            Check out the best selling books; those are generally packed with great wisdom.

            8. Have a quick nap.

            If you are at home, take a quick nap for about 20-30 minutes. This clears up your mind and gives you a quick boost. Nothing quite like starting off on a fresh start after catching up on sleep.


            9. Remember why you are doing this.

            Sometimes we lose sight of why we do what we do, and after a while we become jaded. A quick refresher on why you even started on this project will help.

            What were you thinking when you thought of doing this? Retrace your thoughts back to that moment. Recall why you are doing this. Then reconnect with your muse.

            10. Find some competition.

            Nothing quite like healthy competition to spur us forward. If you are out of ideas, then check up on what people are doing in your space.

            Colleagues at work, competitors in the industry, competitors’ products and websites, networking conventions.. you get the drill.

            11. Go exercise.

            Since you are not making headway at work, might as well spend the time shaping yourself up.

            Sometimes we work so much that we neglect our health and fitness. Go jog, swim, cycle, whichever exercise you prefer.

            As you improve your physical health, your mental health will improve, too. The different facets of ourselves are all interlinked.


            Here’re 15 Tips to Restart the Exercise Habit (and How to Keep It).

            12. Take a good break.

            Ruts are usually signs that you have been working too long and too hard. It’s time to get a break.

            Beyond the quick tips above, arrange for a 1-day or 2-days of break from your work. Don’t check your (work) emails or do anything work-related. Relax and do your favorite activities. You will return to your work recharged and ready to start.

            Contrary to popular belief, the world will not end from taking a break from your work. In fact, you will be much more ready to make an impact after proper rest. My best ideas and inspiration always hit me whenever I’m away from my work.

            Take a look at this to learn the importance of rest: The Importance of Scheduling Downtime

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