11 most niggardly of Hollywood stars
The word "star" in the layman's mind evokes images of glamor, crazy spending, luxury mansions and expensive gifts. And the news is often confirmed these thoughts - is another young musician bought a sports car, the beloved movie star was presented with a ring decorated with a diamond the size of a fist, then distraught fees athlete squandered annual budget conditional Irkutsk to strip bar. But not all celebrities love so thoughtlessly throwing money, among them there are a neat business and economical skeptics. They are even real miser. Here are some of them today and we'll talk - below is our list of the most niggardly of Hollywood stars.
glorified role in the series "Veronica Mars," Kristen Bell may not have been able to break out in the Hollywood superstar, but it need hardly feels. Christine regularly in films and commercials and lives an active social life - she is the mother of two children, and a long-standing defender of animals vegetarian. It was at the awards ceremony Bell prize "sexiest celebrity vegetarians adhering to the commandments," the actress confessed that saving for a long time and is firmly in her life. A young mother not only receives regular discount coupons for the stores, but in general, in principle, merchandised in cheap by American standards Target and Costco networks. Appreciate earned money Kristen parents taught now is the ability it inculcates and children.
Stefani Germanotta, is now widely known under the name of Lady Gaga, but in 2008 broke through the wall of rejection on the part of the studios and record companies. Until that time, she had to work not only wear, but also extremely economical use of personal funds. The habit to count every penny is still shocking to many of her fans, which, however, did not care about the actress and singer: "Yes, I love to bargain at markets and in shops using discount coupons. Why look at me like a psycho? Machine for printing money I have. " It is interesting that at the same time Lady Gaga has been spotted several times and completely insane spending - well, it was reported that in a pond near his home girl bought 27 rare fish worth 60 thousand dollars.
His reluctance to part with easily earned money Tobey Maguire explains the origin - the future Peter Parker grew up in a family belonging to the middle class, and the most tender years had been accustomed to take care of every dollar. Picture "Favorite", "The Great Gatsby" and, of course, the trilogy "Spider-Man" actor brought millions, but did not change his outlook. Actor Maguire success compares to winning the lottery, "Fallen from the sky easily spend the money quickly and thoughtlessly and again left with nothing - this often happens with lottery winners. I do not want to be like that happened to me, therefore, I abstain from having to spray their savings. "
In 1984, the young singer, who adopted as a nickname sonorous name of the Madonna, one of the TV shows, without a shadow of doubt on the leading question of his goal for the near future said: "Rule the world!" Well, after three decades of creative ways we can recognize that their commitment Louise Ciccone implement. However, the top of the charts, the role in the film and all kinds of awards are not made her a pleasant person. This is especially true of people, it somehow serving actress. So, Madonna is known for never leaving a tip, and employees of restaurants and cafes in New York and Los Angeles have repeatedly called actress and singer "main miser America."
Sarah Jessica Parker
The star of the series "Sex and the City" Sarah Jessica Parker spent his childhood in a rather ordinary family in Ohio - there were no signs that the angular girl, dress up on sale in a couple of decades become a style icon. The role of Carrie Bradshaw actress significantly changed view of the world, even more so that even after the close of the show Parker remained the favorite of several fashion houses and designers. But all this applies only to the outside of the life of the actress, at home, without cameras, Sarah remained thrifty housewife from the Midwest - for example, the star admits that her three children wears clothes one by one, or dress in second-hand. So Parker protects them from temptations.
One of the most talented actors of his generation, Sean Penn shines today not only on the screen, but also in political battles, supporting the Democrats. However, Penn is running even in any state body, it is unlikely to be able to get a significant number of votes, because the whole of Hollywood, Sean is known as a man, nor to leave a tip in any way. Room service restaurants in the United States shares his impressions of working with the actor: "Penn often results in a huge group of guests that attracts literally all of our employees, but in response to a job he never leaves anything. It's very disappointing. " You hurt, and Sean Penn penny spared.
To a much greater extent considers himself a theater actor than a movie star, Jeremy Piven rarely hits the headlines, and even more so under the heading "Scandals of the Week". And on the screen Piven typically depicts people good-natured, honest and nice, even his Ari Gold from "Entourage" in its own way a good guy. Yet one misdemeanor actor recalls so far - once Jeremy, together with a large company noticed some joyful date in an American restaurant. As befits the star, Piven was served with a special zeal, waiters perform any of his whim. Imagine their surprise when the actor instead of a tip left on the table ... a DVD with his autograph. Art is priceless, but not to the same degree.
Jada Pinkett Smith
A rare pair in Hollywood can boast the same inflexibility, which differs tandem Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith. They hit by rumors of infidelity, they had to worry about the successes and downs, education of their children are constantly exposed to criticism - and yet they are together. And not troubled - Will Smith is able to provide the family with everything needed for years to come. However, the habit - second nature, Jada still loves to save money on trips to the store. Even the paparazzi managed to capture it with her daughter on the sale of items collected by the charity funds for the poor. Of course, it is possible that the actress was just looking for some special, vintage, authentic things, but who have thus spends his Saturday evening? Only cheapskate.
A participant of the original trio of Charlie's Angels Jaclyn Smith, even today, in its 68 years, it remains one of the most beautiful and sophisticated women in Hollywood. Despite the fact that the actress has his own line of designer clothing, supports several charities, including financing the fight against breast cancer, and, in general, not poor, Smith is one of the most niggardly actresses in Hollywood. So, for example, regularly using the services of beauticians, Jacqueline never pay for work in excess of the account. This surprised even the actress girlfriend: "How can I pay for a manicure fifty dollars and not leave a penny in return? So in fact you can quarrel with all the best masters! "
Oscar-winning Hilary Swank to those obtained for "Boys Do not Cry" and "Million Dollar Baby" extremely scrupulous fees apply - its 40 million invested in the business and regularly brings a stable income. In this case, the actress claims that she always tries to make the most of any transaction, if possible: "If prices need to clip coupons from the newspaper, I'll do it" - says the actress. With multi-million dollar state of any of us could have "gone crazy", but Hilary, whose childhood and adolescence is hardly a rosy (while the future movie star even had to live in a car), well vaccinated against unnecessary spending.
In contrast to their partners on the show "Desperate Housewives", leading a luxurious life, Teri Hatcher still on set was nicknamed "miser" - so rare actress managed to breed a dollar or two. On the contrary, Hatcher colleagues remembered that after the shooting in the series neatly tidied up all the furniture out of his actor's trailer, apparently for sale to fans. In addition, from a young age Teri adhere to the "golden rule" - to change to a new personal vehicle only after this "nakrucheno" ten thousand miles. Amazing thrift to TV stars.