20 Celebrities Who Had Unexpected Jobs Before They Got Popular


Celebrities including actors, politicians, inventors are people who are known throughout the world for the work they do. We love them, praise them, idolize them and what not. The story of almost every person who has attained the status of a celebrity is inspiring to the very core. Right from struggling with unexpected jobs to living in the worse condition possible, they have done and conquered it all. Before becoming popular, these people used to be just like us but what made them reach the top was their sheer determination. No work is small or big, that’s what these people prove.

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Here is a list of celebrities who did unexpected jobs before becoming famous!

1. Harrison Ford, our very Hal Solo, and Indians Jones. An actor who on top of the list of the celebrities whose movies have earned the most. He was a carpenter.

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2. Pierce Brosnan was a professional fire eater in his teenage days and for 3 years he performed under the big top. And then we wonder how did he ease into the role of James Bond. Unexpected jobs and James Bond, that chemistry is strong.

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3. Steve Buscemi was a fire fighter. During the 9/11 attack, he went back to his job as a fire fighter to help the people out. This is something we hardly see from popular celebrities.

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4. Danny DeVito was a hairdresser for the corpse. He used to design the hair of women before they went six feet under. Who would have thought he would one day be a part of Hollywood after such unexpected jobs?

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5. Rihanna was an army cadet. Yes, you read it right. The singer we swoon over was a part of the army before she became popular.

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6. Barack Obama worked at Baskin Robins as an ice cream scooper. And then the man went onto creating history.

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7. George Clooney was a salesman and went door to door to sell things, was a construction worker, sold shoes, used to cut tobacco. But the moment he joined Hollywood, he never looked back. Celebrities with unexpected jobs, Well, here is George Clooney For you.

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8. Hugh Jackman, the hunk we see and drool over now used to be a gym teacher before becoming popular.

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9. Gal Gadot, our very own Wonder Woman who has taken the world by storm served in the Israeli armed forces. Seems like she was always meant to be the warrior even before she joined the DC extended universe.

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10. Chris Pratt probably is one of the of the most famous celebrities of the current era. But not many of us know that he worked as a stripper in Hawaii. Talking about unexpected jobs, are we? 

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11. The great Christopher Lee who is considered as one of the best actors and celebrities of all times worked for the Intelligence service. Can you believe that? 

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12. Brad Pitt, an actor who before becoming a major part of Hollywood did one of the most unexpected jobs ever. He used to dress up as a chicken for a certain restaurant in Hollywood itself.

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13. Helen Mirren, one of the very celebrities to have three Oscars used to work as a promoter for an amusement park. That’s yet again one of the most unexpected jobs ever for someone like her.

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14. Julia Roberts is one of those celebrities whose smile can make you gaga over her. Before she got into Hollywood, Julia used to be a scooper at Baskin Robins. Well, I can totally imagine her asking me about the ice cream I want with that pretty smile of hers.

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15. Tom Hanks, well, this one man is enough to rule the whole world by his acting. Before gaining fame and becoming popular, he used to a popcorn and peanuts vendor.

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16. Walt Disney, the man who left a legacy behind. Who would have imagined that a paperboy will one day be counted amongst the best celebrities this world has ever seen.

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17. Elon Musk, well, do I even need to write anything about this man? He used to shovel dirt in a boiler room prior to his days of popularity.

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18. Andrew Garfield, an actor who is becoming popular day by day by his talent. He used to work at Starbucks. What is it with celebrities, unexpected jobs, and food joints?

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19. Eminem aka slim shady aka the rap god had one of the most unexpected jobs you can think of. Short-order cook, yes, that’s what he was.

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20. Bradley Cooper, the pretty boy of the entertainment industry. Even he is a part of the unexpected jobs squad. Bradley worked as a doorman for the Morgans Hotel. Imagine him opening doors and greeting you.

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