Bankruptcy, lost limbs, prison, and even murder – these are just a few of the things that have seen huge names from the world of sports, film, and television go from household names to mere memories.
But while there are plenty of big names who have gone, never to return again, there are also plenty who have made inspiring comebacks in the face of huge adversity.
From up to down to up again, here are 20 incredible and inspiring celebrity comebacks, charted via a new interactive graph charting their many highs and lows. Enjoy!
Loaded staff writer Jack Beresford has produced content for Lad Bible, Axonn Media and a variety of online sports and news media outlets.