The famous American ‘Sex in the City’ actress could not be more different from her character Carrie, whose favourite hobby is to spend excessively on expensive designer shoes. Parker’s current net worth amounts to $90 million, however due to her impoverished childhood she is extra conscious and careful when it comes to money.
She kept all the clothes that she wore as Carrie in ‘Sex in the City’ to save on clothes shopping
She even dresses her son in mostly ‘hand me downs’.
She emphasises in interviews that she does not want her son living in a dream world and this is why she tries to lead a modest, more reserved lifestyle.
The star of the popular 2014 teenage franchise ‘Divergent’ is another celeb who leads a surprisingly modest lifestyle. Although her net worth equals $9 million she doesn’t live like a multi-millionaire.
Woodley does not currently own a property after selling her LA home. She realised she was only using the property for 15 days a year and thought this was a terrible waste. Instead, Woodley stays with friends and family to save money.
She makes her own beauty products and soaps.
She has expressed a strong dislike of expensive clothes, makeup and fashion, preferring the high street brands.
The worldwide sensation who gave us all goose bumps when she sang on Britain’s got Talent in 2009 certainly has been living the dream ever since. In 2012 Boyle’s net worth was estimated at £22 million.
However, since rising to fame she has remained incredibly down to earth.
She still lives in her humble council house in Blackburn where she grew up but now happily owns it.
Boyle still buys her clothes from Tesco and hops on the local bus in Blackburn to visit the town.
She has used her fortune to help numerous charities and has never lost touch with her local community.
The versatile English actor best known for his role as “Del Boy” from the Only Fools and Horses has claimed that ‘Britain has lost the art of living frugally’ and expresses shock at the amount Britons waste in supermarkets and overspend on expensive takeaway food.
To save money and to avoid overspending Jason has always cooked cheap homemade stews which he makes the week before.
Jason encourages parents to teach the younger generation how to cook healthy stews and basic meals which are a much cheaper and healthier alternative.
The popular British television presenter has described herself as much more of a saver than a spender and has no interest in expensive designer clothes or splurging on extravagant purchases.
She is much happier wearing high street brands and is very financially cautious.
Her sensible attitude regarding money comes from financial difficulties in the past and being overdrawn to the tune of £3000 at the age of 17. She has emphasised how hard she found it to pay this debt back and as a result was banned from using credit or debit cards.
McCall is another celebrity super saver who promises to educate her children about the value of money and refuses to spoil them.
The British heartthrob is not your typical cash flashing celebrity when it comes to finances.
His net worth may be a huge $215 million, but this doesn’t stop Pattinson looking for a good deal and saving money.
Pattinson looks for bargains and purchased his previous cars off of the Craigslist website – a car that cost a mere $2,500 dollars.
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12) Kate Middleton
The Duchess of Cambridge is another wealthy famous face that leads a surprisingly modest lifestyle and isn’t known for living large.
Kate is well-known for refusing a stylist or dresser which she perceived as a waste of money.
She regularly re-wears outfits and tries to make them look original and fresh by wearing different accessories.
She frequents online stores and sales so much that designers have complained about finding it difficult to copy her look. This is because many of her items of clothing are from the sale or from previous seasons and are no longer available.
She is renowned for her love of high street brands.
She did her own makeup for her engagement photos and wedding.
She and Prince William live without servants and do their own food shopping – Kate always hunts for a bargain.