How these stars used to pay the rent

Ever wondered what the likes of Brad and Jen did before they were famous?

Now
did some digging into the past of a few celebs to find out exactly how they earnt their keep.

We were pleasantly surprised to see that they’re just like the rest of us…

Before they hit the big time, that is. 

Jennifer Aniston got her hands dirty as a teen when she earnt extra cash by cleaning toilets.

Perhaps that’s why the former Friend’s star, 41, is obsessed with loo roll – it has to unwind from the top apparently

Before Destiney’s Child, Jay-Z and general world domination, Beyonce, 29 paid her Bills,Bills, Bills by sweeping up and answering the phone in her mum’s hair salon.

Keeping it in the family and getting some free labour at the same.

After dropping out of uni, his acting dreams took a while to get off the ground and Brad Pitt, 46, has confessed that he was forced to don a chicken suit to promote El Pollo Loco, a chain of Mexican restaurants.

Somehow we’re sure he still managed to make dressing up like a cock look sexy.

While we can’t picture Agyness Dean, 27, tucking into a saveloy and chips before gracing the catwalks of Paris and Milan, the Lancashire lass once had a part-time job in The Village Chippy in Stubbins.

Much more glamorous than Vogue, eh?

He may be a smug millionaire now but before he found fame and dated Sinitta, Simon Cowell, 51, started at the bottom with a job as a post boy at record company EMI.

From passing on packages to handing out record contracts, he’s done pretty well – now, lend us a tenner, Si…

She’s happier doing pilates than eating pies, but many moons ago Madonna, 52, earnt her crust in Dunkin Donuts.

However she was sacked after just one day for squirting jam all over the customers. Sticky & Sweet!

See more amazing revelations in Now magazine – out every Tuesday!

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