We all have seen the celebs as the star icons. We might think they are very lucky to be there and enjoy their luxurious life. But do you have any idea what were they doing before gaining the stardom? Well the answers for this might surprise you. Many celebs have done those kinds of jobs which you would not even have imagined before.
Here are the five top celebrities who pursued different careers before becoming Superstars worldwide:
Rajinikanth- Superstar Rajinikanth was born and brought up in Bangalore before he joined the Tamil film industry and became a superstar. He did his elementary education in Kannada at the Government Model Primary School in Bangalore.
During 1966 and 1973 he worked in many places of Chennai and Bangalore. He did various jobs before he joined as a bus conductor in the Bangalore Transport Service, in Bangalore. In 1975 he began his career as an actor in the Tamil film industry through the film “Apporva Ragangal”, which was directed by his mentor K.Balachander.
Action Star Akshay Kumar was born and brought up in Amritsar, Punjab. He did all kinds of odd jobs before he came into the Hindi film industry. He obtained a black belt in Taekwondo in India and he studied martial arts in Bangkok, Thailand where he learned Muay Thai. During his stay in Bangkok, he worked as a chef and waiter in a restaurant.
He debuted to the Hindi film industry in the year 1991 with the film Saugandh.
Oprah Winfrey, an American media proprietor, business woman, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. She is best known for her self-titled, multi-award-winning talk show “The Oprah Winfrey Show”.
Before Oprah became a successful host, her first job was at a local grocery store. Later she had worked in a local radio station WVOL. She had worked there during her senior year of high school and again while in her first two years of college.
Thomas Cruise Mapother IV, an American film actor and producer had joined Franciscan Seminary in Cincinnati where he had aspired to become a Catholic priest. In his senior year, he played football for the varsity team as a linebacker.
Cruise started his film career in the year 1981 with the films Endless Love and Taps, where he acted in a supporting role. Cruise first debuted in a major film called “The Outsider” which was directed by Francis Ford Coppola in the year 1983. His first leading role was in the film “Risky Business”.
While his stay in Los Angeles, Brad was struggling to establish himself. During his stay there, Brad took lessons from acting coach Roy London. He took on various jobs, spending time as a chauffeur and he also worked for El Pollo Loco restaurant, on sunset Boulevard for dressing up like a chicken to pay for his acting lessons.
Later, Pitt began his onscreen career began in 1987, with uncredited parts in the films No Way Out, No Mans Land and Less Than Zero. And then Pitt began his television debut in the same year with a guest appearance in the CBS prime-time soap opera Dallas.
- 60 Interesting facts about Superstar Rajinikanth (ktrmurali.wordpress.com)