Celebrities are usually rich and famous. They usually live life in luxury and extravagance. They live in the world of glitz and glamour; of red carpets and hotels; of private jets and travels. But will you believe if we had to say that not all celebrities are living their personal lives like that? True enough that the showbiz industry require them to live in red carpets and travel around the globe. They have to live in that glittery and flashy world of their industry while the cameras are on and rolling. But that’s just it… while the cameras are on.

Behind the camera, a big portion of celebrities continue to live extravagantly because they have the money. And with the paparazzi around, they need to always look good and close to perfection. But, there are few celebrities who are not at all into what they call the “celebrity life”. Quite a few celebrities choose to live their life in a very simple way. They do not own those luxury jets or yachts. They do not spend on gadgets or extravagant mansions. What they do instead is to live a regular life like most normal people do. So, who are they? Scroll down to know.

10 Celebrities Who Lead A Very Simple Life

Here is a list of top 10 Hollywood celebrities who live a simple life behind the cameras:

1. Jennifer Lawrence

10 Celebrities Who Live A Very Simple Life


Hunger Games’ star Jennifer Lawrence never let fame and success stop her from living a modest lifestyle that she was used while growing up. Lawrence still lives in an LA apartment with her parents. She doesn’t hire personal assistants to do her shopping. Thus, saving a big deal of amount. She is also driving either her old Volkswagen or her recently bought Chevy Volt. She also confessed that she tries to stay away from extremely high-end stores and she is also one of the few stars who is known to keep coupons.

2. Emma Watson

10 Celebrities Who Live A Very Simple Life


Harry Potter and British star, Emma Watson is one of those celebrities, who is beautifully intelligent. In short, “beauty with brains”. Watson used her intelligence not to spend too much of her earning. Instead, whatever she earned way back from the franchise and other projects were saved for her education as she believes that education is really important. Smart isn’t it?

3. Zooey Deschanel

10 Celebrities Who Live A Very Simple Life


Zooey Deschanel’s income was revealed to be approximately $95,000 per month while her monthly expenses are just up to $22,500. Deschanel’s modest and simple lifestyle is also observed on her habit of buying things from thrift shops as well as looking for good deals such as sales.

 4. Sarah Jessica Parker

 10 Celebrities Who Live A Very Simple Life


Contrary to her character, Carrie Bradshaw, in the famous “Sex and the City”, Sarah Jessica Parker’s life behind the camera is quite humble and simple. Though she is estimated as having a net worth of $100 million, Parker was forced to live on welfare to survive her childhood along with the rest of her family. Currently, she has invested on real estate purchases but she never spends money on expensive vacations, luxury jets and fancy dinners. She is very frugal even when it comes to her children as she confessed that she dresses them in hand-me-downs.

5. Sarah Michelle Gellar

10 Celebrities Who Live A Very Simple Life

Who would have thought that “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” is actually living a simple life behind the camera despite the fame and fortune that the series and other projects brought her? Sarahe Michelle Gellar and husband Freddie Prinze, Jr actually live the modest and humble lives away from the camera. Gellar has confessed to “Self” magazine that she still looks for sale items as well as keeping coupons. She attributed her spending habits to her mother who said that even if you have nothing, there is always a way for you to give back to others and Gellar have several charities where she donates her money into.

6. Jay Leno

10 Celebrities Who Live A Very Simple Life


The former “Tonight Show” host credits his frugal approach when it comes to money on his yesteryears where he had to work for two jobs to help him with his expenses. He confessed that the money he spends on his daily living expenses is taken from his stand-up comedy gigs while the earnings from his night show were all put into savings that he has not yet touched.

7. Leonardo DiCaprio

 10 Celebrities Who Live A Very Simple Life


Probably the most frugal living person in Hollywood, Leonardo DiCaprio who rose to stardom after the release of the much acclaimed Titanic in 1997, only owns one car – a Toyota Prius. He has said that saving his money allows him to choose what he wants as an actor and to help others who are in need. His major and most expensive purchase was an island near Belize amounting to $2.5 million. Other than not, DiCaprio lives his life in modesty.

8. Toby Maguire

10 Celebrities Who Live A Very Simple Life


Toby Maguire grew up in California and owns little money. He had a rough childhood as his parents divorced when he was just two years old and he spent his time going from one parent to another in different towns. This experience must have shaped his frugality when it comes to spending his money. He earned a big amount of $26 million for Spider Man 2 and Spider Man 3, but the most expensive property he bought was a house in Brentwood, California which he didn’t even consider as a luxury as he said it was a wise investment for him and his family. Though, he is quite off the radar for some time now, Maguire still leads a comfortable yet simple life from his savings way back then which only proves that he is a great money keeper.

9. Robert Pattinson

10 Celebrities Who Live A Very Simple Life


Despite the fame and fortune brought to him by the Twilight franchise, Robert Pattinson remains humble and simple in his daily life. Unlike his vampire character in the movie who is extremely rich, drives a Volvo and have several assets, Robert Pattinson has said that he can live without luxury and comfort items. The recent possession that he bought for himself is his guitar as he loves music too much.

10. Taylor Lautner

10 Celebrities Who Live A Very Simple Life


Another Twilight star made this list. Taylor Lautner who plays the hot werewolf Jacob Black is too humble that he still lives with his parents and he did not let fame and fortune get into his head. As a matter of fact, he is still the regular guy who helps doing household chores and mows the lawn. Really sweet right?