Celebrities — they’re just like us! Or many of them used to be. That’s right, before they were famous, they used to have regular jobs because, hello! Booking auditions, coming up with rent money and paying the bills had to be done. Here are 20 celebs who started from the bottom, now they’re here. Well, there. In their fancy mansions, making it big and living glamorous lives.
Meghan Markle was a calligraphist
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Channing Tatum was a stripper
Cardi B was an exotic dancer
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Hugh Jackman was a party clown
Jennifer Aniston sold time shares
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Barack Obama served ice cream
At the time, he was "less interested in what the job meant for my future and more concerned about what it meant for my jump shot" but Obama stated the job ultimately taught him valuable lessons about responsibility, hard work and how to balance a job with friends, family, and school.
Brad Pitt worked as a fast food mascot
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Danny DeVito styled the hair of dead people
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Jon Hamm designed sets for porn films
"Essentially, I had to move furniture around sweaty, naked people," he told The Sun. "It wasn't a great job but the money was useful. I had to get by — I wanted to be an actor."
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Quentin Tarantino was an usher
Elizabeth Banks sold popcorn
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Chris Rock worked as a busboy
Orlando Bloom was a clay trapper
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Johnny Depp was a pen salesman
Megan Fox worked at a smoothie cafe
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Mayim Bialik was a teacher
Russell Crowe was a DJ
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Kourtney Kardashian was a production assistant
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David Boreanaz was a door-to-door salesman
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Patrick Dempsey was a juggler
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