21 Jobs Celebrities Had Before They Made It Big
Angelina Jolie by Gage Skidmore licensed by CC BY-SA 2.0
It’s hard to believe that celebrities were just normal people before they were famous. From serving coffee to cleaning toilets, these celebrities worked hard to earn money before becoming famous and earning big cash.
Before she was known for her legendary hotness, Fox had to wear a banana suit while working for a smoothie shop when she was a teenager.
When he was younger, Pitt had to prance around in a chicken suit and hand out flyers for a fast food restaurant.
Before starring in the hit show “Friends,” Aniston worked as a waitress and bike messenger in New York City, which she says was the toughest job she ever had.
Before becoming the Johnny Depp we know today, he sold pens by phone. I would have bought a hundred of them!
Before making it on the big screen, Bullock was making drinks as a bartender while taking acting classes.
Madonna worked at Dunkin’ Donuts in Times Square in NYC. The sassy Material Girl reportedly got fired for squirting jelly filling on customers.
This NBA Miami Heat superstar used to work at a Kentucky Fried Chicken in high school. KFC even offered Dwayne a chance to come back.
While also in New York City, this unique celeb used to be a waitress and wore heels to work every day.
The funny late night host started off by stocking groceries in an Indianapolis grocery store.
Pfeiffer also worked in a grocery store in southern California.
Jon Bon Jovi
This rocker always knew what he wanted to do. While working as a janitor after high school, Bon Jovi recorded demos paving his way to stardom.
Before becoming a hilarious movie star, Carrey worked as a janitor to help support his family.
Before he was Indiana Jones and Han Solo, Ford was a carpenter in Los Angeles.
This Golden Girl started out working in radio after being told she was too “unphotogenic” for film or TV.
Jolie first wanted to be a funeral director when she didn’t like the way her grandfather’s funeral was conducted. She even got her funeral director certificate, but never did much with it.
West used to work at the GAP when he was in high school.
Stefani worked at a Dairy Queen during high school.
This funny guy had a few jobs when he was starting out. He sold lightbulbs over the phone, sold knockoff jewelry on sidewalks, and served food in Manhattan.
Cruise started off as a bellhop, and actually wanted to become a Catholic priest.
Roberts started off scooping ice cream at a Baskin Robbins while taking acting classes.
Before stardom, Latifah worked at Burger King making burgers, drinks, and cleaning the bathrooms. She lost her job after losing her temper at work.