Over the years, actress Tiffany Haddish has been very transparent about her life before making it big in Hollywood.
Early on in her career, Haddish was homeless and only living off of $500 per month. When she started booking roles on Tyler Perry’s If Loving You Is Wrong and The Carmichael Show, the actress began making a little bit of money to get her by.
It wasn’t until she landed her breakout role in the 2017 film Girls Trip that Haddish saw her hard work finally pay off. The actress earned an $80,000 paycheck from the movie and used the money to pay off her house to avoid being homeless again.
It wasn't until she landed her breakout role in the 2017 film 'Girls Trip' that Haddish saw her hard work finally pay off.
The actress earned an $80,000 paycheck from the movie and used the money to pay off her house to avoid being homeless again.
“I started trying to figure out how to create generational wealth. The fastest way to do it and the first way you should go about doing it is buy some land.”
In her latest Cosmopolitan cover story, Tiffany Haddish opened up about paying off her home after starring in Girls Trip.
“So before we even got into Season 2 of The Carmichael Show, I bought a house,” the actress shared. “Everybody told me I should wait, but I didn’t care. I just knew I was going to have to always make enough money to take care of me and the house, and that’s what I did.”
“Between that show’s next season, the Keanu movie, and making sure I can live comfortably off of $500 a month, I was able to pay off half the house,” Haddish added. “The Girls Trip check was the final check. People told me to spend it in other ways, but I used it to pay off the house because I was always afraid of being homeless again.”
Haddish now uses her money to buy property.
“Now I have a surplus of money,” Haddish dished, “but I’m still afraid of being poor again. Every movie I made, I would just buy another piece of land or a house.”