Before They Were Stars


You might not believe me if you read gossip blogs and magazines, but most celebrities were once regular people. (In fact, many still are.) Although we might think our favorite superstars were born as teeny, tiny stars with sunglasses, designer diapers and one name, they weren't. Before they became tabloid fodder, they were our friends and neighbors just trying to earn a little cash.

We've put together a list of famous names who had humble beginnings that weren't that different from most of ours. They might be worth millions or billions now, but not too long ago they might've been the cashier at your grocery store.

Here is what six celebrities did before they were famous: