Sylvester Stallone a.k.a. Rocky Balboa didn’t come from a wealthy family or had any connections with the entertainment industry. In fact, his life was the opposite. He had a forceps accident at the time of his birth that severed his nerves, which resulted to his “unique” expression. He had a difficult childhood. He grew up in an environment where his parents had a hostile relationship, spent time in foster care, and had to attend a special high school for troubled youth. Stallone struggled emotionally and academically.
However, Stallone was determined and motivated to pursue an acting career. Whether you’re a fan of Sylvester Stallone or not, the visual is a must-see and is an inspiration to all.
His determination and self-confidence to follow his dream passionately is truly inspiring.