10 Celebrities who had totally normal jobs before they got famous

10 Celebrities who had totally normal jobs before they got famous

Everyone out there has had an awful first job experience. You know; the one where you spend nine hours a day waiting on rude and entitled customers who demand to know if you work there, even though you're wearing the horrendous khaki vest that goes with the job, or yell at you about the expensive prices in the full knowledge that you don't personally set them. Almost everyone has had a job like this - and yes, this even includes a lot of celebrities out there.

While we may find it difficult to imagine, before they were strutting down the Met Gala carpet, many A-listers out there made their money by being employed in completely normal positions. Jobs where they didn't get their hair and make-up perfectly done each day and had to pop out at lunchtime to get their own coffee. Did you know Harry Styles was a bakery boy before hitting the big time? Or that Jay-Z used to sell crack to make ends meet? As hard as it is to believe, it's all true.

Amy Adams worked at Hooters

The actress worked as a waitress and insisted that it was the perfect gig for a teenager fresh out of school. "It was a great job out of high school," she said. "I was a hostess at first and then I waited tables for a while and it was a great way to earn money for a car!"

Madeline Petsch worked three different jobs

Before she donned her iconic red lipstick, the Riverdale actress opened a coffee shop in the morning, was the assistant to a photographer in the day, and was a restaurant hostess in Beverly Hills

Harry Styles was a bakery boy

At age 14, the One Direction star worked at a bakery in Holmes Chapel, Cheshire, before going on to audition for the X Factor and making millions per year.

Emma Stone used to sell dog treats

Back in the day, the Oscar-winner worked behind the counter at Three Dog Bakery, a bakery that sells dog treats

Jay-Z was a drug dealer

In a Vanity Fair interview, Beyoncé's hubby admitted that he used to deal crack to make ends meet - but insisted that he never did it himself

Beyoncé worked at her mum's salon

Can you imagine Queen Bey sweeping up hair? Us neither, but that's exactly what she did at her mum Tina's salon in Houston, Texas, when she was younger

Megan Fox was a human banana

Megan Fox revealed to Ellen DeGeneres the only "real job" she ever had was dressing up in a banana suit to sell smoothies

Rachel McAdams sold burgers at McDonald's

The Notebook star told Glamour that she worked there for three years alongside her sister and brother, but "wasn't very good"

Nicole Kidman was a massage therapist

Nicole took a massage therapy course after her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer; she enjoyed it so much that she went to people's homes to give massages - before becoming the A-lister we all know and love today, that is

Kanye West worked at The Gap

"It's funny that I worked at the Gap in high school, because in my past 15 years it seems like that's the place I stood in my creative path -- to be the gap, the bridge," the rapper later wrote about his experience

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