10+ Celebs Who Overcame Drug Addiction!


It’s easy to fall into bad habits, and for celebrities, it’s even easier. Drugs and other substances are easy to get hold of when you’ve got money and a famous name, and there can be huge pressure to take drugs in Hollywood. These celebrities battled drug addiction and come out on the other side, clean!

Samuel L. Jackson

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Spurred forward by the death of his alcoholic father, Jackson started severely abusing drugs, stating that he was even rehearsing and performing whilst high. He eventually checked into rehab, and just two months later gave his breakthrough performance, portraying a crack addict in Jungle Fever (1991).

 Drew Barrymore

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Child stars can seriously have a rough time of fame, just ask Barrymore, who was smoking marijuana at 10 and doing cocaine at just 12 years of age. After two stints in rehab, at 13 and 15, Barrymore has remained clean and happy.


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