Remember your first job and how much you hated it? Well, everyone has to start somewhere – even Hollywood royalty. The jobs these celebs did before they hit the big time may surprise you...


1. Chris Hemsworth

Marvel Avengers: The Age Of Ultron UK Film Premiere - London

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Yonks before he landed his role as Marvel superhero, Thor, Chris had a rather unusual job. He cleaned breast pumps as part of his pharmacy job! Imagine having that on your CV. We bet he made a few hormonal women weak at the knees…!


2. Katie Lowes

"Scandal" Photocall - Los Angeles

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Prior to landing her role as gladiator Quinn Perkins in hit TV show Scandal, Katie babysat for none other than Connie Britton’s son. We wonder if she asked for any acting tips…


 3. Johnny Depp

Pirates of the Caribbean filming

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You may be surprised to hear that before Johnny hit the silver screen he had a slightly less glamorous job in telesales – pedalling ballpoint pens. We’d have bought anything from him!


4. Rachel McAdams

Montblanc and The Cinema Society with Grey Goose host the after party for Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions' "A Most Wanted Man

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For three consecutive summers, this Mean Girl worked at McDonald’s. She’s since admitted she wasn’t very good at her job – and even broke the orange juice machine. Oops! Some of us have this on our CV too!


5. Channing Tatum

Jupiter Ascending Premiere - Los Angeles

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They say life imitates art, and that certainly seems to be the case for Channing Tatum. Before making it big, he worked as – you guessed it – a stripper! Presumably it came in handy when filming Magic Mike and Magic Mike XXL…


6. Eva Mendes


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Prior to acting, this beauty had a job selling hot dogs on sticks at her local shopping centre! She had to make lemonade too. We bet the boys came flocking!


7. Hugh Jackman

Photocall 'Chappie', Berlin

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Long before Jackman was cast as Wolverine, he had a very different job – albeit, still physical. He was a PE teacher at Leicestershire’s Uppingham School. He could’ve run rings around us!


Which one of these surprised you the most? What’s the most unusual job on your CV? Let us know in the comments box below…