Every Successful Story Has a Painful Beginning

Celebrities before they were famous

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!




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