Many of us wonder what it’d be like to be rich and famous, able to buy anything we wanted to on a whim.
But not every celebrity in Hollywood goes on crazy spending sprees. They are plenty of stars that are very frugal, using coupons and buying items in bulk just like the rest of us.
Let’s take a look at some rich and famous people that are cheapskates!
Actress Kirsten Dunst makes plenty of money doing movies, but she is very careful with what she spends. Dunst buys the cheapest products at the supermarket and finds them as good as more expensive brands.
“Spiderman” star Tobey Maguire grew up poor and sets aside money and doesn’t live a luxury lifestyle.
Maguire previously stated, “When I first started being successful at this, financially speaking, I was very conservative with my money. That was definitely a product of my upbringing. You know those Lotto winners who win big and then blow all the money? That would never happen to me.”
Sarah Jessica Parker
“Sex and the City” star Sarah Jessica Parker may have played a fashionista on television, but the actress grew up in a family of eight children that were even on welfare.
Parker is known to buy clothing from stores only to return them the following day due to having buyer’s remorse. She also clothes her children in hand-me-downs explaining that she wants her children to be normal even though she and her husband, Matthew Broderick, are celebrities.
British actor Robert Pattinson, known as the lead in the “Twilight” films, is uncomfortable with the standard celebrity lifestyle. The actor wanted to buy a car and instead of using a dealership he went on Craigslist and got a bargain on a used Chevy Silverado for $2,500.
Kristen Bell is known for wearing cute Target dresses on the red carpet and for purchasing items in bulk from Costco.
Bell is addicted to using coupons and admits to raiding her neighbor’s mailbox to nab coupon flyers.
“Avatar” star Sam Worthington is known as a penny-pinching celebrity. Insiders reveal this cheapskate nabs soy sauce packets and ketchup packets from fast-food joints. He is also said to be a major cheapskate on dates, which has caused problems in some of his relationships.
Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie
Golden couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie may be making bank as one of the highest paid acting couples. But, the couple use hand-me-downs for their children.
Angelina and Brad want their children to realize they are blessed compared to the children suffering all over the world.
Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank grew up very poor in a trailer park and knows what it feels like not to have much money. Swank uses coupons when shopping to be certain she doesn’t pay full price. Smart girl!
Tyra Banks may be worth around $75 million, but definitely wasn’t raised wealthy. is worth an
Banks has admitted to taking soap and shampoo from hotel rooms when she travels. Insiders reveal that on her talk show “Tyra Banks Show”, she had staff write guests names on water bottles if they didn’t finish them instead of offering them a new one.
Many of these stars grew up “without” so they know to appreciate their blessings. We find these frugal, penny-pinching celebrities to be very wise!