Why Did Chris Pratt Live in a Van?

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Christopher Michael Pratt better known as Chris Pratt is a popular American actor who has worked in numerous movies and television shows like Parks and Recreation, Wanted, What’s Your Number? Everwood, The Five-Year Engagement, Delivery Man, Deep in the Valley, Passengers, Path of Destruction, Jurassic World, The Tomorrow War, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Magnificent Seven, and many others.

As he is a brilliant actor he has received and has been nominated for a number of awards including the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, Teen Choice Awards, Young Hollywood Awards, MTV Movie Awards, Critics’ Choice Super Awards, Kids’ Choice Awards, and many more.

You may know that Chris is a Guardians of the Galaxy and Jurassic World star but did you know that Chris used to live in a van? But why? Keep reading the article to know the answer and we will also talk about Chris’ early life and life before coming into the film or entertainment industry.

Why Did Chris Pratt Live in a Van?

He lived in a van because he was homeless. He tried to save money by working as a noob daytime stripper and he even said in an interview with BuzzFeed that he stripped for his friend’s grandmother’s birthday and he was paid forty bucks. He also added that he auditioned to dance and strip on the club but he did not get the job.

But you may think that he was in Washington with his family but how did he end up in Maui, Hawaii? Well, when Pratt was 19 years old his friend suggested he go to Hawaii and he even proposed to give him a one-way ticket and as you know he became homeless.

In 2014 he gave an interview with the Independent where he said that Hawaii is a pretty cool place to be homeless and he enjoyed being there and he also said that they would just work for gas, food, and fishing supplies and they would just chill smoking pot and drinking.

Who is Chris?

 

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Chris was born on June 21, 1979, in Virginia, Minnesota, United States, to Daniel Clifton Pratt and Kathleen Louise and he is their youngest son. His father used to work in remodeling houses and his mother worked in a supermarket, in 2014 his father passed away due to multiple sclerosis.

He went to Lake Stevens High School located in Washington as his family moved there and in high school, Pratt competed in a wrestling competition, and he came fifth in the competition. He graduated high school in 1997 and joined a community college but later dropped out of college as he was working as a noob daytime stripper and discount ticket seller.

How Much Does He Earn? (His Net Worth)

Pratt was once homeless but today he is listed as one of the highest-paid actors of Hollywood. He was not much popular when he came into the film industry but after he played in NBC’s Parks and Recreation, he started to get famous, and after he worked in blockbuster movies like Passenger and Guardians of the Galaxy he got really popular and his earnings also kept growing more and more and today his estimated net worth is around $80 million.

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