Every Successful Story Has a Painful Beginning
Here is a list of celebrities who made it from rags to riches.
Dan Akroyd was a mail sorter for Canada’s national postal service.
Jennifer Aniston was both a telemarketer and waitress before hitting it big.
Alec Baldwin was once a bouncer.
Lucille Ball was reportedly fired from an ice cream shop for not remembering to add bananas to banana splits.
Warren Beatty reportedly worked as a rat catcher before hitting it big.
Halle Berry worked at Higbee’s Department store in the children’s department.
Marlon Brando became a ditch digger after being expelled from military school.
Charles Bronson worked in a coal mine before becoming famous.
Sandra Bullock worked as a bartender.
Before his big break, country singer Kenny Chesney worked as a valet attendant, telemarketer and mail sorter.
Chubby Checker plucked chickens at a poultry market named Henry Colt’s.
Before Nirvana, the late Kurt Cobain worked as a janitor for Lemons Janitorial Service.
Sean Diddy was an intern at Uptown Records where he did grunt work like washing cars & fetching coffee.
Bill Cosby shined shoes and sold produce when he was young.
Simon Cowell started out as a mailroom clerk for EMI Music Publishing where his father worked.
Michael Dell washed dishes at a Chinese restaurant for $2.30 per hour.
Before his debut role as Glen Lantz in A Nightmare On Elm Street, Johnny Depp worked as an over-the-phone pen salesman.
Danny DeVito was a formally trained hair stylist before his break on Taxi.
Michael Douglas once worked as a gas station attendant.
Tom Hanks once worked as a hotel bellman and carried bags for a number of celebs.
So… what’s holding you back from living your dreams? Share your story below in the comment section. Thanks!