The formerly homeless actress revealed her spending habits, including living off of 500 per month early in her career, when she began booking roles on Tyler Perry’s “If Loving You Is Wrong” and “The Carmichael Show,” where she “started making a little bit of money” from acting.
“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,” Haddish said in a Cosmopolitan cover story. “So before we even got into Season 2 of ‘The Carmichael Show,’ I bought a house. 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.”
The “Card Counter” star added,