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10+ Celebs Who Don't Care About Their Riches

The red carpet has no shortage of celebrity excess. Every time we turn on the TV or open our phones, we're bombarded with a never-ending supply of celebrities who take their wealth to the extreme.

But what about those who remain humble; what can we learn from them?

Here are 10+ celebs who couldn't care less about the trappings of wealth.

Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves just might be the most down to earth celebrity on the planet.

The Matrix megastar is known for his generosity. He has been spotted multiple times taking public transit, and over the years he has quietly donated millions to charity

Jennifer Lawrence

Since her breakout role in The Hunger Games, Jennifer Lawrence has become one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood.

Yet the Oscar winner still drives around in the same old car and credits her family for keeping her humble.

Reese Witherspoon

For Reese Witherspoon, nothing is more important than family.

The Legally Blonde star still devotes weekends to spending time with her kids and even finds time to drop off her children at school during the week.

Russell Crowe

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Multiple Oscar-winner Russell Crowe chooses to shun the life of Hollywood excess and luxury.

Instead, he lives on a 1400 acre Horse Ranch with his family; a short 7 hour drive from North Sydney.

Katie Holmes

Katie Holmes is one of the most recognizable stars walking the red carpet. But she doesn't let the fame and glory go to her head - Katie is a true New Yorker.

She regularly takes the subway and has even been known to catch a few winks in between stops.

Anne Hathaway

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Anne Hathaway has been known to frequently ride the subway in order to get around.

Both she and husband Adam Shulman have gotten so good at dressing "normal" that you'd barely recognize them if you happened to cross paths.

Zooey Deschanel

Zooey Deschanel warmed her way into the hearts of millions playing the adorably dorky Jessica Day in New Girl. She stays humble by composing music for her band She & Him.

Zooey also operates her own website called Hello Giggles, which highlights thrift-store finds.


She may be the world's richest female musician, but Rihanna still remembers where she came from.

She can be spotted frequently on public transit and has even been known to ride the subway to her own sold-out shows.

Jessica Alba

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Jessica Alba cares about what you consume. That's why she founded The Honest Company: so that you don't have to choose between what's good and what's good for you.

Alba claims her products are ethically sourced, effective, and above all else - honest.

Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore has been acting since she was three years old.

But even being one of Hollywood's most recognizable faces for the past 30 years hasn't skewed her perceptions.

She prides herself on creating a "normal" life for her family and has even turned down acting jobs that interfere with her family's routine.

Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton is arguably the most loved royal since Lady Di.

Much like Diana did, The Duchess of Cambridge has donated millions and dedicated countless hours to a variety of different charities and causes. She is a tireless advocate for child medical research.

Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley has the most inventive way to help raise money for charity and to give back to her community.

After each red carpet appearance, she auctions off her gown and donates the funds to a worthy cause.

Misha Collins

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Misha Collins may be a CW star now, but he grew up very poor.

Because of that, he dedicates his life to doing Random Acts of Kindness and donating to charities as much as he can.

He builds schools and helps families whenever time allows him to.

Hayden Christensen

After being cast as Anakin Skywalker in the Star Wars prequel trilogy, Hayden Christensen rocketed to international fame and superstardom.

But Hayden prefers a life of quiet solitude. Between shoots, you can find him peacefully working on his home farm.

Dave Grohl

In true rock and roll fashion, Dave is always ready to perform a song or give his time to charity.

He performed for Autism Speaks and for Elton John's various causes.

Chris Pratt

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Chris Pratt is an Avenger on- and off-screen.

He was poor for quite some time and even lived in a van. So he keeps it humble and does his part for the world.

Including visiting sick children in the hospital.

George Clooney

George Clooney has been around for quite some time now, and he doesn't mess around when it comes to donating to charities. He knows he's rich, but he is not afraid to give his money away.

He's worked with Feeding America, UNICEF, the World Food Programme, and the United Way.

Dakota Fanning

Dakota Fanning escaped the curse of child actors by not getting sucked into the world of drugs and alcohol.

She still rides the subway and always takes a moment to take a selfie with her fans.

Hugh Jackman

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Hugh Jackman built his career off Wolverine, for the most part, and he likes playing the hero in real life too.

He donates his money to multiple charities, has worked with the Global Poverty Project, and is a World Vision ambassador.

Sarah Jessica Parker

SJP didn't grow up rich and, because of that, she has a tight hold on her money. She knows the value of it but doesn't let it get to her.

Being rich isn't what matters to her -- being careful with her money is.

Michael Douglas

People have actually seen the actor taking the subway to bring his daughter to school.

Considering his high profile, he could definitely get a private car, but it's important to him to still be normal once and a while.

Angelina Jolie

We're still trying to figure out how Angelina Jolie has time to be an actress with all the charity work she is busy dedicating her life to.

As one of the most powerful women in Hollywood, she takes her millions and donates them constantly to charity.

Christian Bale

Christian Bale may be worth millions, but he doesn't hold on to all of it.

He's donated money to animals, the environment, children, refugees, poverty, and the arts.

Jennifer Lopez

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Jennifer Lopez may enjoy nice things now, but she doesn't forget where she came from. She grew up poor and doesn't take her life for granted.

She works hard on both her body and her mind, to keep herself humble.

Chris Evans

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He's not just vocal about Trump on Twitter.

This real-life Captain America also frequently donates to causes close to his heart. He also prefers Boston to Los Angeles, because it keeps him humble and close to his family and roots.

Dwayne Johnson

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Johnson might be one of the richest men in Hollywood, but he doesn't let money cloud his brain.

He uses his fame and fortune to help children who have been hospitalized and to promote education.

Paul Wesley

Not only is Paul Wesley a man who prefers subways to private cars, but he is always willing to stop and take a fan selfie.

His fame didn't go to his head, and he still makes time for fans.

Jensen Ackles

The humble star of Supernatural is a huge advocate for mental health and uses his money to support charities, and his time to speak up about them.

Like his charity, You Are Not Alone, that he has with Misha Collins.

Jake Gyllenhaal

Gyllenhaal has always been a man who prefers his humble lifestyle away from the spotlight.

He may be a Marvel star now, but that doesn't stop him from living his life the way he wants!

Jennifer Garner

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Jennifer Garner is not attracted to fame and riches. In fact, what she claims to love most about her latest boyfriend, John Miller, is that he is not a part of the entertainment world.

When she's not on the red carpet, you can find Garner in a pair of comfy "mom-jeans". Or a robe!

Leonardo DiCaprio

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Leonardo DiCaprio is perhaps the most vocal advocate for environmental issues and climate change that there is in Hollywood.

He has donated millions of dollars over the years, including one rather sizable donation of $5 million for the Amazon Relief fund.