Look at the Forbes list of the top 100 celebs with the highest earnings and you may well be reduced to a little puddle of envy. While you could well win big playing at a jackpot casino, your paycheck pales in comparison to even the celebs that come in near the bottom of the list. It is true that the amounts are gobsmacking, but many of these now mega-wealthy celebrities started off just like everyone else. Which is to say, they weren’t handed their wealth on a silver platter.
It is hard to imagine famous celebrities and film stars as anything else but their larger than life on-screen personas. But, the truth is they all had to start somewhere, and most of them had regular jobs before making it big in Hollywood, or whatever career earned them big bucks and the admiration of the world press. In an ode to the working-class citizen, we take a look at strange jobs celebrities had before making it big. [Read more…]