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10 Celebrities And What Their Jobs Would Be If They Hadn’t Gotten Famous

Not all celebrities are born famous. Before they become big names in Hollywood, some of them worked nine-to-five jobs just like us. And these stars would probably continue to work those regular jobs if they hadn’t chosen the path to fame. Their what-if jobs are pretty surprising. Who would have thought Angelina Jolie wanted to be a funeral director when she grew up?
So let’s find out what these stars would have become if they hadn’t become famous. Do you spot your favorite celebrities on this list?

10 Celebrities And What Their Jobs Would Be If They Hadn’t Gotten Famous

1. Rihanna - A Pilot

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If Rihanna hadn’t become a diva queen, she would have been a pilot. During her time living in Barbados, she was an army cadet. Fun fact: Shontelle was her drill sergeant.

2. Sam Smith - A Florist

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In an interview with George Ezra & Friends podcast, Sam Smith said they would have been a florist if they hadn’t chosen a music career. They wanted to open a coffee shop that has a flower shop at the back.

3. Angelina Jolie - A Funeral Director

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When she was 14 years old, Angelina Jolie didn’t like how her grandfather's funeral was carried out. So she wanted to become a funeral director. The actress once told 60 Minutes that if her acting career didn't work out, that was going to be her job. "How somebody passes and how a family deals with this passing and what death is should be addressed in a different way,” she said.

4. Taylor Swift - A Marketer

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Taylor Swift would have gone to college and pursued a marketing career if her music career hadn’t worked out. Lucky for us, it did, and we got a talented female singer with many banger hits.

5. Ryan Reynolds - A Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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Nowadays, we know Ryan Reynolds as a famous A-list actor. However, he could have worked for Canada’s federal police force as a Royal Canadian Mounted Police if the acting thing had failed.

6. Sofia Vergara - A Dentist

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Before she pursued the acting path, Sofía Vergara went to a medical school and trained to become a dentist. In a Harry interview, the actress revealed her reason behind quitting her dream of becoming a dentist. "I wanted to be a doctor, but being a doctor takes so much time, years of studying. It’s difficult. So the next best thing for me at that time was to be a dentist," she said.

7. Margot Robbie - A Trapeze Artist

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Margot Robbie is a trained trapeze artist, and she would have become a professional one if she hadn’t become a famous actress. You can see her talent in the movie Birds of Prey. She did a lot of her own stunts!

8. Harry Styles - A Physiotherapist

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Nowadays Harry Styles is a global singer with millions of fans across the world. However, his first dream job was to become a physiotherapist. However, he changed his mind on his school’s career day. Harry was told that there weren’t very many jobs in physiotherapy, so he decided to become a singer instead.

9. Jennifer Lawrence - An Interior Designer

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Jennifer Lawrence fought her parents to pursue her dream of becoming an actress. But before she got that big dream, she used to envision herself growing up and becoming an interior designer. In the interview for The Hollywood Reporter, she explained to Oprah Winfrey, “That was the only job I knew about because my mom was friends with an interior designer.”

10. Ed Sheeran - A Supermarket Employee

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Ed Sheeran used to live poorly before he became a global music phenomenon. He was pretty much homeless and had to crash his friends’ couches. Ed Sheeran admitted that he would likely become an employee at a supermarket on the "Today" show. “I never finished school. I never got my grades — I wouldn't have gotten into university because I never even finished the higher exams," he explained.
Speaking of what celebrities would do if they were just regular folks like us, here are the first jobs of 9 iconic stars before they made it big. All of them are just normal jobs. Everybody has to start somewhere, right?
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