First jobs of celebrities

Published On: Feb 23 2012 10:20:07 AM EST

From Red Lobster employees and Hooters waitresses to ice cream scoopers and janitors, these celebrities paid their dues to get where they are now. 

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Mark Burnett

As one of the top reality show producers in the world (Survivor, The Apprentice), his past isn’t nearly as glamorous. 

“When I arrived [in America] a friend of mine had a chauffeur job in Beverly Hills and it seemed like an easy thing, except for there were no jobs. The only position I could get was childcare. I thought I'd do it for two weeks. It was two years later before I moved on from nanny.”


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