1. Rachel McAdams
“I worked at McDonald’s for a good three years,” the 33-year-old star tells Glamour magazine. ” I was not a great employee; I broke the orange juice machine one day.”
2. Tom Cruise
The mission, which Cruise accepted was to be a paperboy for the Louisville Courier-Journal.
When she first moved to NYC, the superstar needed dough: “I was sacked from Dunkin’ Donuts for squirting the donuts jelly all over the customers.”
4. Hugh Jackman
Hugh always loved entertaining people: “I made my living as a clown at kids’ parties for about three years.” Jackman made about $50 a show!
5. Johnny Depp
“I was selling pens,” Johnny Depp once recalled of his first job. “You’re calling people who don’t want you to call them. You put on your best fake voice and try and sell them a gross or two of ballpoint pens with their name printed on them. First you say, ‘Congratulations. you have just become eligible to win a grandfather clock’ – or a trip to Greece or a Jacuzzi or whatever.”
6. Eva Longoria
Eva worked at the Wendy’s in Corpus Christi, Texas. In 2009, she went back and did it again, volunteering at the drive-thru one afternoon for charity.
7. Amy Adams
Hooters girl alert! “I did it because I needed to buy a car,”she said of the gig. And she did! She left Hooters after saving $900 – enough to buy a used Chevrolet.
8. George Clooney
Clooney won’t complain about being an actor– he has had tougher gigs: “I cut tobacco for a living in Kentucky- that was hard work. I sold insurance door to door- that’s hard work.”
9. Jon Hamm
The ‘Mad Men’ star has a porn past. Don’t get too excited, he was just a set-dresser. “You gotta move cameras around, and ashtrays,” Jon said. “And continuity is apparently an issue”
10. Cory Monteith
The ‘Glee’ star had numerous odd jobs including: held a number of odd jobs as a Wal-Mart greeter, a school bus driver, a roofer and a cab driver.
11. Gwen Stefani
The No Doubt singer once mopped the floors of a local Dairy Queen.
12. Brad Pitt
The Oscar nominee worked as an El Pollo Loco chicken and chauffeured a limo for a strip-o-gram service (yes, you read that correctly).
13. Megan Fox
Megan used to promote a smoothie bar in Florida when she was 15. “I would sometimes have to go out in the street wearing a gigantic banana costume and dance to try to get customers to come in.”
14. Eva Mendes
Ryan Gosling’s girlfriend worked at the “Hot Dog on a Stick” counter at the Glendale Galleria, where she earned the minimum-wage of $4.25 per hour.