Celebrities are the one who makes the most impact on a person’s life because they are the one people’s role models and aspire them to do something good. You might also have someone in your mind as a role model or inspiration, but sometimes the fame brings some dangerous temptations, which can lead them to become a victim. However, some celebrities put up some efforts to maintain their living standard, whereas some get convicted.
Here, you will find a list of famous actors and actresses who you forgot are felons but living their life worth something, at least rebuilding life after a bad past.
1. Courtney Love
Courtney Love, also known as love Michelle Harrison was born on the 9th of July, 1964, in san Francisco, California, United States. She is an American songwriter, singer, guitarist, and a great actress well known for her famous rock band hole formed in 1989. Courtney love began her career by working as an actress and with her voice and drawing the attention of millions of people around. In 1992, love got married to Kurt Cobain, and a year later, she gave birth to a baby girl, Frances bean Cobain. In 2003, love was convicted for drug possession that leads to the loss of her daughter’s custody, and a year later, she attacked the woman with a flashlight.
2. Christian Slater
Christian slater is a voice actor, American actor, and producer. He started his career in debut next to the leading role of the legend of Billie jean release in 1985 and gained tremendous popularity among the public after the dean’s role as J.D., a sociopathic student of high school in the film satire heathers. However, after the film, desperate for love, he was accused of drunk driving and sent behind bars for 10 days. In 1994, he was again arrested for having possession of a gun in his luggage while boarding the commercial plane and accused of 3 days of community service. In 1997, he assaulted his girlfriend and a police officer at the same time under the influence of alcohol, cocaine, and heroin.
3. Nick Nolte
Nicholas Nolte is an American producer, actor, former model, and author. Moreover, he began his acting career and won the title of golden globe award for best actor. His continued hard work and dedication made a person nick always wanted to be. Moreover, he has also worked as modeling to pursue his passion for films. He got arrested because of selling counterfeit documents and was sentenced to 45 years, and later it was neglected in 1965. In 2002, he was arrested for drunk driving in California due to under the influence of GHB, which he was taking it for the last four years.
4. Robert Downey, Jr.
Robert John Downey jr. is one most popular American actors and producers in the film industry. Moreover, his career contains a critical and popular success at a younger age, followed by substance abuse and some legal troubles. In middle age, he was able to the resurgence of commercial business. He performed his debut at the age of five and started making many blockbusters movies. However, between 1999 and 2000, he had to stay behind bars for violating the rules made for drugs. Later, he was admitted to a rehab center to avoid the craving for substance use. Moreover, these charges include having unloaded .357 magnum, cocaine, heroin, and was sentenced to another 6 months.
5. Rip Torn
Rip Torn was a prominent American actor and voice actor who spanned his acting career for 60 years. Moreover, he was nominated for plenty of film awards and won various titles in his name. He worked as the funniest character in the film for most of his life. Also, he won the title of American comedy award. He was arrested and charged with possession of the firearm without any permit. He had to live his life behind bars for almost one year of a jail sentence.
6. Danny Trejo
Danny Trejo has appeared in most Hollywood films, and he is mostly recognized as the character of a machete in the spy kids. Moreover, he also appears in various web series such as breaking bad, the x-files, the flash, king of the hill, sons of anarchy, and Brooklyn nine-nine. However, he was convicted and arrested for the first time at the age of 10 for battery and assault. He was getting behind bars several times due to drug abuse, assault, and weapon charges. However, he finally cleaned up his reputation among the public.
7. Mark Wahlberg
Mark Wahlberg is an American producer, actor, restauranteur, and former rapper. Moreover, he is also known by the name of Marky Mark from the group of the funky bunch. He had a troublesome childhood, started with the spark of getting addicted to cocaine at the age of 13. Furthermore, he was also involved in a civil suit at the age of 15, all related to the hate crime he committed. A year later, He was also charged with threatening to kill or assault two Vietnamese men.
8. Tim Allen
Tim Allen is one of the most famous American comedians and an actor as well. He is also known for this play as time in The Tool Man. In his earlier life, he began to take theater and music classes at Seaholm high school in Birmingham. In 1975, he began his career as a comedian and performed at the event of mark ridley’s comedy castle, Royal Oak. Thus, his performance helped him get recognized among the audience and later become the best comedian and actor in America. He faced a downfall in his life when he was arrested due to having possession of cocaine in 1978.
9. 50 Cent
50 cent, also known by the name of Curtis James Jackson III, is a famous American rapper, television producer, songwriter, entrepreneur, and actor. He has positively impacted the hip-hop industry and also described as the master of fine arts. However, 50 cents are charged with drugs when he tried selling the drug to an undercover police officer. Officials have also found crack, illegal weapons, and heroin in his house. He was recently charged with battery and assault after engaging in a fight that may arise from the end of the topic.
10. Sean Penn
sean Penn begins his career in television with the 112 episodes of little house on the prairie. His first debut follows it in the film industry. Thus, he started working with his father and become more successful. The Oscar-winning actor has lead to volatile outbursts and plenty of apprehensions. Only one crime made him go behind bars, and he has to serve a sentence of 60 days when he punched someone during the probation periods from the previous assaults.
11. Kiefer Sutherland
Kiefer Sutherland is a Canadian producer, actor, singer, and director but born in British. Though, he is well known for the role of Jack Bauer and has been awarded the lifetime achievement award during the Zurich film festival. However, Kiefer Sutherland has to serve 48 days in jail after violating the probation period’s rules and terms and no contest to DUI charges.
12. Chris Brown
Chris Brown is one of the prominent rappers, dancer, songwriter, and actor based in America. With its first debut single songs that peaked the billion board, he became the first artist to top the billion board list. Moreover, with its second single track, it topped the billion board. With the growing commercial success, he began to focus on releasing single tracks. Though, the singer had to stay behind bars for several months because of violating the probationary period.
13. Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson is a former professional boxer who hails from America who competed for 20 years and was known by kid dynamite and iron mike. Tyson has been the best heavyweight boxing champion of all time. Moreover, he won his first 19 matches with a knockout, and most of them were finished in the first round. In the 1990s, mick Tyson has to serve three years behind bars when he was convicted of forcing himself on an 18-year-old girl.
Despite their unforgettable past, these male and female actors continue to inspire fans especially in using their talents to redo a life and make a good career.