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10 Super Popular Celebrities Who Battled With Addiction And Won!

  • 12:07 pm February 10, 2021
  • surabhi

Life can get quite tough in the glamour world and while most of the celebrities do a good job of hiding their insecurities and issues, some of them succumb to addictions. These celebrities were actually badly addicted to a few things and overtime overcame it to emerge stronger than ever before.

ROBERT DOWNEY JR!

Even the Iron Man has battled addiction. Can you believe it? Robert Downey Jr. best known for his portrayal of The Iron Man was deep drowning in a tide of dr*gs. His career had just started when he was imprisoned for 16 months due to scandals and public nuisance. He then underwent therapy for a few years before resurfacing as the Iron Man. Today, he finally has what he deserves and more!



ANGELINA JOLIE!

Angelina Jolie may have stolen a million hearts but she herself was in a lot of pain. She was depressed and chose to go down the dr*g road to escapism. However, she soon realized it and worked hard towards becoming clean. After her movie Lara Croft she began her romance with heartthrob Brad Pitt and together they had and adopted some children. Even after their breakup though, she hasn't gone back!

EMINEM!

Eminem may be one of the most popular rappers in the industry but even his life has gone through a lot of lows. He was touted as a promising star when he suffered from a overdose and was administered medical attention. He is today clean and a role model for many!



DREW BARRYMORE!

Drew Barrymore is a classic example of what happens when you forget to enjoy your childhood. This child actor turned Hollywood star saw fame so early in her life that she started drinking when she was 13. Not even a full grown teen yet. This was the reason she drifted into depression. After a 8 month rehab stint, she again regained her stardom and foothold in Hollywood and today she is a super successful businesswoman, mother of 2 and actress!

DANIEL RADCLIFFE!

Your Harry Potter has had to deal with a lot of lows in life and its not easy. If you thought being a child actor was easy and fun, think again. You are literally giving up his life to fame and instead sinking in depression himself. He started drinking towards the last season and started creating chaos for those around him. Post filming, he took a break, got clean and today is happier than ever!



KELLY OSBURNE!

Kelly Osburne is someone who has seen addiction all her life - first her father Ozzy and then herself. It can get quite tough for people like her to battle alone but she did and she won. Her instagram profile today is all about positivity and how to overcome these situations in life!

Also read: 9 Celebs Who Bravely Fought Addiction And Won!

STING!

Everyone who grew up in the late 80's or 90's knows Sting. But did you know his life was once defined by [email protected] and substances? He was depressed and lonely and did not want to continue his career. His wife also left him taking along the couple's two children. He further succumbed to the vices. Soon he found a solution and worked towards getting clean!

ADELE!

She is one of the biggest singing stars of our times and her voice has inspired so many people to become like her. She is confident and smart and talented but wait - this was not her narrative a few years ago! She was suffering from stage fright and body insecurities and soon found herself heavily drinking before performances. She was once so drunk that she overslept on a concert day and then one time she even forgot the lyrics to her own songs. Can you believe it? Well she fought hard with addiction and overcame it like a star!

ADELE!

She is one of the biggest singing stars of our times and her voice has inspired so many people to become like her. She is confident and smart and talented but wait - this was not her narrative a few years ago! She was suffering from stage fright and body insecurities and soon found herself heavily drinking before performances. She was once so drunk that she overslept on a concert day and then one time she even forgot the lyrics to her own songs. Can you believe it? Well she fought hard with addiction and overcame it like a star!

STEVEN TYLER!

This guy was perhaps the most popular rock-n-roll artist in the world and certainly the wildest. After 20 years of using dr*gs and alcohol and also being addicted to s*x, Tyler finally visited rehab and managed to get rid of all his addictions. His second wife helped him overcome it and he was then able to live happily with love and laughter in his life!

BRITNEY SPEARS!

Britney Spears may have been one of the most discussed names in the early 2000's when she sunk into depression and created quite a ruckus. She was hospitalized and then underwent a long term rehab care. But when she emerged, this 90's sensation had transformed completely into someone totally unrecognizable. She was clean, seemed more talented than before and was successful. She even won the rights to meet and be with her two sons - something she had lost due to her rapid addiction issues!