This was a surprise to me too — famous people are not born famous. In fact, many of them have to live in shitty conditions, with multiple roommates who are also not famous, and eat rice and beans and sleep two to a bedroom before they suddenly become wealthier than anyone else in the world and can afford ridiculous Malibu mansions.

Sometimes, though, the celebrity gods join forces and decide that two not-yet-celebrities will both be homeless, then meet and live together, creating a future-celebrity vortex that the rest of us will never be able to penetrate. Here are a few of these unlikely pairings:[ITPGallery]