Famous people who became celebrities overnight
When one moment changes your entire life
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The path to success is steep and arduous for most artists. The reality for those who dream of becoming a famous actor or musician is that only a tiny percentage of them will actually make it, no matter how talented they are. However, these stars are an exception to the rule.
Whether they were discovered in shopping malls, accidentally created a viral video, or just got lucky and landed a huge role on their first try, these celebrities all became famous almost overnight. Click through the gallery to see who they are, and how they did it.
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