Many people think that celebrities were born with a silver spoon or always had it easy, because of their undeniable fame and unlimited perks. Just like many of us, some celebrities had regular jobs before ending up in the limelight. In fact, some celebrities’ previous occupations may come as a shock.
This serves as a great reminder to us that celebrities are regular people too who strive their way to success.
Marian is such a nurturing mom to daughter Maria Letiza since she was one a special education teacher. Having graduated from De La Salle University Dasmarinas with a degree in psychology, she also worked as a staff at the National Institute of Mental Health wherein she gave out medicine and exams as well as evaluated patients.
This hunk actor is a graduate of Hotel and Restaurant Management before he became a waiter. But in the hopes of giving his family a better life, he applied as a caregiver in Canada. After realizing his true calling in acting, he went back to the country and started getting recognition in the indie scene. Now, he is one of ABS-CBN’s most prized artists and is currently starring in the top-rating TV series, ‘Ang Probinsyano.’
Ai-ai is now dubbed as the ‘Philippine Queen of Comedy’ and a mainstay in GMA’s Sunday variety show, ‘Sunday Pinasaya.’ But before that, she worked as a sales lady in a department store. Armed with a sense of humor and wit, she started joining stand-up comedy in Manila which eventually led to acting. Her biggest break came through Wenn Deramas’ ‘Ang Tanging Ina.’
Before he entered the industry, he is already popular in the field of business. He is a businessman who owns a fast-food franchise and furniture shops.
Given his good looks, it would be hard to imagine Jericho Rosales in fish ports. He used to be a fish seller in order to help his mother who was also a vendor in the public market. Rosales was also a service crew and a driver among others. He took every opportunity including the joining the segment, ‘Mr. Pogi’ of ‘Eat Bulaga,’ where he gained recognition. He is now happily married to Australian model Kim Jones.
The Philippine Superstar’s name will always be cemented in the industry for her acting prowess. Her acknowledgment doesn’t end there as she also explored her talents in singing. But who could’ve imagined that this iconic actress was a familiar face on train stations for selling peanuts and bottled water?
Today, she’s already a model and an actress. But before, she’s a makeup artist. She even has a degree in makeup and fashion in Paris.
Mayor Richard Gomez of Ormoc City belongs to the most iconic faces in the showbiz industry even at the age of 50. But years before he was known, Gomez was humbly serving burger and fries in a restaurant. With a face like that, Gomez was bound to be scouted. True enough, he eventually became an actor, model, and even an athlete since then.
This popular comedian used to work behind the camera. Before he became a celebrity, he was once a production assistant.
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