The Mad Men start spent most of his teenage years doing manual labour for not much money. “I was cutting down trees and clearing brush in St. Louis, Missouri, in the summer and it was about 115 degrees,” he went on to say “I worked for four dollars an hour. So, I’m glad that I’m doing what I’m doing now.”
His first job was at McDonald’s and he didn’t last long, he told Us, “I quit because the [boss] yelled at me for putting too much salt on the fries.”
“I worked at my grandparents’ restaurant and was in charge of the snack bar,” he told Us. “There was once a competition inside Cadbury’s bars to find a winning label — I opened every single wrapper!”
The winner of two Oscars says that him working at a barbershop prepared him for his acting career. “I learned a lot about acting [there],” he said in 2006. “The best liars are in the barbershop.”
If you ever need a hairstylist, go no further than Danny DeVito. He used to work at a mortuary where styled corpses’ hair. “It’s a little morbid, but it was only women’s hair,” he told George Lopez. “Usually really old ladies … and they didn’t talk back!”
Before becoming a hug acting start he used to work as a DJ at an Australian nightclub and his stage name was “Russ Le Roq”. He said “It was the easiest thing to pick up women.”
She used to work in a little popcorn where she, of course, served popcorn. It was in western Massachusetts when she was young. “It’s a little wagon that’s red that sits on the corner of my hometown and I handed popcorn out a window,” she once told Us Weekly. “It was about 197 degrees inside of it. I worked there probably two summers.”
The famous comedian used to work as a busboy at a Red Lobster near him, he also told Jay Leno that he couldn’t “afford to eat there.” He also said in a joking manner, “You’re making minimum wage. A shrimp costs minimum wage.”
The singer enjoyed a life in Hollywood thanks to her father, Billy Ray Cyrus, although she did have “one normal job” while growing up. “I worked at this place called Sparkles Cleaning Service and I cleaned houses,” she told Tyra Banks Opens a New Window. in late 2008. “I was, like, 11 … I can scrub a toilet.”
The very successful filmmaker and director said to Charlie Rose in 1994 that used to think “the greatest job a person could ever have was being an usher at a movie theater.” After getting a job working in a pornography cinema in Southern California as one of his first jobs, although, he changed his way of thinking. “Irony of ironies, I end up getting a job at a movie theater that I could care less about the movies and was totally bored by them,” he elaborated.
”I only had one job growing up — I worked at a smoothie cafe,” as was reported by Nylon in 2009. “I used to have to dress up as a banana. I had the option of apple or banana. I always went with banana because it was thinner.”
Since she attended a Catholic church she had the chance to attend handwriting classes. Which in turn led to her becoming a calligraphist while trying to become an actress. “I would sit there with a little white tube sock on my hand so no hand oils got on the card, trying to pay my bills while auditioning,” she told Esquire Opens a New Window. in 2013. “I’m glad that in the land of no one seeming to appreciate a handwritten note.
Just like Megan, Brad had to wear a costume for one of his first jobs. The Inglorious Bastards actor would wear a chicken suit just out of Los Angeles El Pollo Loco restaurant when he was still trying to be successful in Hollywood.
The Bones start always loved his job as a ball boy for the Steelers while he was in high school but later on he became a travelling saleman and he did not like that job. “I once sold gourmet food door to door, until I locked the keys in the truck after my first sale,” he recalled to Us in March 2010. “Job lasted a week.”
Kourtney is best known for her reality with her whole family of course but she used to work a production assistant on a movie set. She said in October 2010 “I had to yell ‘cut’ and ‘rolling’ all day.”
“I made my allowance as a kid cleaning toilets. I’m actually pretty good at it,” This is what Jennifer told Parade magazine in September 2009. “I struggled for a while, but I was happy with my life whether I was making this amount of money, or that amount of money. I always enjoyed where I was working.”